Actually, the idea was to hold the string in the middle and move it up and down with such force that the clackers
hit each other on the top and bottom of an arc.
The playground was full of downcast clackers
experts, deprived of their favourite pastime.
Apparently not, so we sat in a field under several layers of blankets, trying to break the ice on our tea while Jesse, Amelia and Gabriel tossed Clackers
to one side and started a fight with some other kids by the slide.
For some strange reason they became THE craze of 1977 as clackers
But it was a fun decade to grow up in with Radio One hitting the airwaves, Flower Power, clackers
, Abba, Star Wars, Punk, the Bay City Rollers, swirly green and brown fabric and bean bags.
And it didn't excuse the fact that the only expose we were treated to all night was Judy's clackers
falling out at The National TV Awards.
I also think Pop Idol is a weird phenomenon of our time - a bit like the toy Clackers
was in the 70s.
It was the year when Get Carter was the big movie, the hot fashion item was hot pants and the toy every youngster wanted was Clackers
It's like pulling a wheelie on a Chopper bike, dancing (whilst sitting) to Oops upside your head or operating a set of clackers
- I was good at it all once but never seriously believed I would have to do it in anger again.
Health and safety wasn't an issue when clackers
came out - at first.
For older babies, rattles with bells, beads or clackers
can be fun.
47 for four - and to recreate a mini-Wembley in your front room, you can pick up some clackers
, 78p for two.
Recruited by Weardowney, the high end knitting label launched by former model Amy Wear and John Galliano protege Gail Downey in February 2004, these 150 expert clackers
are the only answer in a world where such crafts are a dying skill.
were two golf-ball sized and weighted balls that hung on equal lengths of string tied in the middle.
Little Britain, The Office, Ant & Dec, Johnny Vegas swearing, Jonathan Ross's missus showing up with her clackers