School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 76

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  1. I can make a lot of home made toys such as a tortoise, a daisy chain, a whistle, a doll's pram, a doll's cot, a swiz, a spinning ginny, a rag doll, a boat, a kite, a water mill, and a cart.
    I like to make a tortoise out of half a wall nut shell and six cloves.
    I put one clove for its nose, one for its tail and four for its feet.
    Then when I have the cloves ready I have to stick them on to the shell with certofix. I like to make it on Hallow Eve night when I have the shell.
    Drawing of a tortoise.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
          1. toys (~1,598)
    Fanny Ann Beattie