Books

1) “Dynamic Folk Toys : 

indian toys based on the application of simple principles of science and technology”   

book 2 - dynamic folk toys

“Dynamic Folk Toys” : indian toys based on the application of simple principles of science and technology , author – sudarshan khanna, publisher – development commissioner for handicraft

Dynamic Folk Toys (1982) is Published by Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) “Dynamic Folk Toys and toy makers” provides a rich experience. The book deals with the indigenous dynamic toys and toymakers. It explores the simple explanatory structures, its design aspects, its developmental prospects, educational potentials and the socio-economic conditions of the toy makers in a very simple feel-it-yourself approach. The book provides a basic cross-cultural study of the indigenous, dynamic toys.

Dynamic Folk Toys – PDF downloadable .This book is out of print.

book review by Prof. Krishna Kumar , ex-director ncert – http://gyanpedia.in/Portals/0/Toys%20from%20Trash/Resources/books/readings/Dynamic.pdf

2) Joy of Making Indian Toys

book 1 - joy of making indian toys

Joy of Making Indian Toys – a do-it-yourself book of 101 toys made by children in India . This is a resource book for teachers and students for making and developing toys with simple, available materials.

joy of making indian PDF downloadable. This book can be ordered from National Book Trust, NBT, New Delhi, India

Joy of Making Indian Toys – a do-it-yourself book of 101 toys made by children in India . This is a resource book for teachers and students for making and developing toys with simple, available materials.

3) Toys & Tales with Everyday Material

book 3 - toys & tales

“Toys & Tales with everyday materials”, authors Sudarshan Khanna, Gita Wolf, Anushka Ravishankar, publisher – Tara Books, Chennai

toys & Tales PDF downloadable. This book can be ordered from Tara Publications http://www.tarabooks.com/

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