Childhood in the Pre-smartphone Times. 17 Photos Showing Children Who Knew What It Means to Have Fun

Most of us these day finds it rather difficult to go on without our smartphones. Not to mention TVs or computers. When you look at some old photos of kids playing you can’t help the feeling that there is something we have all lost forever. It just looks like childhood today has got nothing in common with what it used to be like.
These kids knew it very well how to have fun though they did not know what a smartphone was.

#1 No playground? What’s the big deal

Childhood in the Pre-smartphone Times. 17 Photos Showing Children Who Knew What It Means to Have Fun
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#2 Drinking the rain. Have you ever done it?

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#3 Let’s play together!

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#4 ‘Boom! You’re dead!’ We all played the Indians and cowboys game

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#5 It was all about racing

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#6 Mortal Kombat before smartphones arrived

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#7 There was always room for everyone

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#8 The winner took it all

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#9 These were the days…

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#10 Off we go!

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#11 Childhood among friends

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#12 Drawing time!

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#13 A little dancer

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#14 All together always and everywhere

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#15 Swings! That was fun!

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#16 ‘What are we going to pick today?’

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#17 You could always count on dad

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What was your childhood like? Did you spend it in front of the TV or your computer?