Ideal Home Life - online book

A valuable and well-organized system for home education(homeschooling) 3 to 12 years.

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is made by sawing two pieces of wood which have been made of the proper size to the shape shown in the drawing A, Fig­ure 11, or it may be constructed of four small pieces as shown in drawing B.
A rubber band, or a number of them, is now placed in niches cut in the two arms of the U at the stern of our boat and the propeller inserted between the opposite strands of the
rubber. By twisting up the rubber to the extent allowable by the rubber bands and releasing it after placing the boat in the water it will drive itself through the water like a real boat.
All the toys mentioned thus far can be made with little or no cost to the boy, as the materials mentioned are such as can be procured as rubbish at our stores or around the plumber's or tinker's shop.
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