This is the homemade version of a toy you can buy at a toy store or through a catalog. Crafting Time: 15 - 30 minutes
To play, slide the ring over your right foot and up around your ankle. Swing your right foot to rotate the ring and get the ball moving around your leg in a big circle. As the ball moves around, you must jump over the string with your left foot each time.
By Marie E. Cecchini from West Dundee, IL
By Susie (Guest Post) 06/15/2007 Flag
I remember this when I was a kid,it was one of my favorite toys.We used to call it a "footsie".I don't know what they call them today.This is a great idea!
By (Guest Post) 06/18/2007 Flag
I've tried to explain that toy to people many times. I've never been able to find the name of it! I didn't even know it was still available.
Great idea for making your own.
boy does this ever bring back the childhood memories.. i played this a lot growing up
By MaryAlice (Guest Post) 06/19/2007 Flag
Wow! There used to be a version of this when i was young...it was called the LemonTwist. The ball was yellow and in the shape of a lemon. My girls are going to think this is an easy craft to make for summer fun. THANKS!! :)