Sledding is an essential attribute of winter fun. Today they are offered a wide range of models. They are used as a convenient means of transportation in the snow or rolling down the hills.
A LITTLE HISTORY
It is not known for certain who first came up with the tie of two poles to make simple drags. The first prototypes of sleds found by archaeologists date back to the 2nd millennium BC. Over time, they changed and modernized. They were used by the poor and the rich. In the former, they were often needed for work. Children rode on simple wooden products like modern ice sledges. Continue reading
Despite the fact that children’s toys date back more than one millennium from the day they were founded, not all of them appeared at the same time. The youngest is considered the story of soft toys, starting from the 19th century, when caring mothers began to sew funny figures of animals, birds and people to their children. Bright shreds of fabric then became materials for creativity, and the stuffing for all this splendor was straw, sawdust and other improvised means. On an industrial scale, soft toys began to appear a little later. Chronicles date their birth to the 20th century. Manufacturers used all the same sawdust, cotton wool as a filler. Later – synthetic hypoallergenic materials such as holofiber and synthetic winterizer. Continue reading