The Spool Tractor
Another of our less expensive toys for classroom use the spool tractor is generally available in bulk lots only. These are a great toy, but we caution that these probably came into use around the beginning of the 20th century. Just wind it up and watch it go.
Our Partner Cyril Hobbins in England writes...
Click Here to see a video demonstrating the Spool Tractor. Just wind it up and watch it go. It is rather amazing just how well they perform!
To watch Faire Tyme Demonstration videos. Each browser and windows program will be different, so please adapt these instructions to your computer.
Fire Fox - Double Click on the Video Link (the word "Here"). If it does not load automatically, click "Browse" and when programs screen loads, select the video program. Click on one of those programs and in a few seconds you will go back to the browse screen with the program now Highlighted. Click ok. When player loads, click the start arrow if it does not start automatically.
Internet Explorer - Click on video. If it does not play automatically, click save and scroll through files to save to your desktop. Then, go to your desktop - the screen you see when you turn on your computer. LEFT click on the file and it will probably play. If it does not, then RIGHT click on the file and then click "Open With", and on next screen click "choose Program". Click on Quick time, or if you do not have it try Real Time Player or Windows Media Player, which ever works. After looking at the video, go to your desk top and RIGHT click on the file and click delete and the file will be gone
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