Toys of the Eighties, Spirograph
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you would place a piece of paper down and put the big plastic circle down on it then put the small circle piece in the middle and place a colored pen in it and make a circular motion and a picture would be made.
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Amy - May 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I got one from a second hand store a long time ago. It was awesome!
Kari - August 27, 2007 - Report this comment
This was the toy my mom always bought for kids birthday parties I was invited to.
lena - November 14, 2007 - Report this comment
i actually loved spirograph and played with it for hours
Ducky - July 22, 2008 - Report this comment
I had a portable one! It remember it was yellow, blue, & red...& it came with small red & blue pens that fit inside the compartment with the extra paper & spiral thingies. The compartment was red & it had 2 lids: the 1st one was blue, & it had a square-shaped area where you put the paper. Then you closed the 2nd lid on top of it to hold the paper down. It was yellow & had the hole with the ridges where you put the spiral tool thingy & the magic happened :)
Dee - September 17, 2008 - Report this comment
They still make these but they're not as good as they used to be. I wish they would just re issue the old ones.
Lonai - September 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Any idea where I can get one?
Valerie - October 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Spiralgraph RULES!!! Do they still make this?
Sara - December 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved this toy but my older sister LOVED it! I'm going to find this in the garage.
Meredith - December 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Ugh, I used to hate getting this as a gift when I was a kid. The worst present ever when all I wanted were dolls lol. But now, I have to admit, they were kinda cool.
gothceltgirl - December 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved this as a kid. I also had something made by the same company called Spectrograph. Awesome fun for kids that liked quiet fun.
Melanie - December 19, 2008 - Report this comment
my older brother had this and I was so jealous.. it came with a red blue and a green click pen and I used to thing the little jagged edge of the circles hurt my fingers... they did make the coolest pictures though.. so professional looking.
mandi - October 26, 2009 - Report this comment
i had the mini and i thought i was an artist because i could make these cool pictures !
Jennifer - April 17, 2010 - Report this comment
i think my sister had this. or something similar.
mae - May 05, 2010 - Report this comment
i have this toy a gift from my aunt and cousin from the states and I have it til now. but sad to say some small parts got lost bec my brothers and playmates also played with them and some got lost. Hope to buy a complete set again for my kids to enjoy them
Betsy - May 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I still have this toy and used it not too long ago with my son (a junior in high school) on an art project. When I told him it was mine when I was a kid.. he looked at me and said, "They had plastic back then?"! I coulda smacked 'im! :)
Jim - January 31, 2011 - Report this comment
Loved this but it got old quick because you just kept spinning your pen over and over and over
swalin - February 01, 2011 - Report this comment
i remember this fondly as a kid. im 31 now lol my mum seemed to think this was the coolest thing @ the time. i loved masters of the universe tho!
Gary - April 22, 2011 - Report this comment
I had a Spirograph kit handed down from my mum. It had numerous different cog wheels with holes in and generated a wonderful variety of geometrical (but pointless) patterns.
Kristen - August 30, 2011 - Report this comment
Spirograph was one of my favorite things to play with when I was in "after school day care". I wish I had one now, 28 years later!
Sarah - September 27, 2011 - Report this comment
My older brother and I never got along better than when we were playing with our Spirographs at the kitchen table!
Jan Griffiths - December 23, 2011 - Report this comment
I still have my original Kenner Spirograph from the 1960s. It is one of the few things I have left from my childhood in Michigan, besides my 10-speed bike. Still play with it now and then.
Nikki - January 02, 2012 - Report this comment
Loved and still love my Spirograph! Have the original in the box! Maybe I'll bust it out tonight...
Desitny - April 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I really wanna learn this

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