Sticking Out

January 2009
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/9/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 14, p2
This article reports on the decision of the National Toy Hall of Fame to add the stick to its collection. Other toys to join the Hall of Fame include the skateboard and the baby doll. The toys are kept at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York. According to curator Chris Bensch, the stick holds many playtime possibilities.


Related Articles

  • Ophelia's Last Word.  // Spider;Aug2001, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p33 

    Outlines the construction of an African rain stick. Use of recycled gift wrap in the process; Ways to decorate the device; Applications of the device.

  • A leg up. Atwill, Lionel // Field & Stream;Mar1995, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p52 

    Discusses the advantages of using a staff or a shooting stick. Provision of stability; Innovations; Availability of accessories.

  • The patrol sketchbook. Ishkotekay // Boys' Life;Nov93, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p66 

    Shows how to make a useful `Scout stave' or hiking stick. Materials needed; What to add onto the stick; Uses as a cooking tripod, a hiking stabilizer, fishing pole and more.

  • Take A Hike. Springer, Jeff // Boys' Life;Apr96, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p48 

    Gives direction for making a walking stick with pattern included.

  • My cane and I. Mundorff, Ruth // Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p51 

    Relates the experience of the author in using a cane as a self-help device for her arthritis. Resentment in using a cane; Social bonuses; Use of canes as a way of introduction; Image-enhancer; Prevention from being jostled; Conversational ice-breaker; Trademark.

  • Human Body Inspires New Cane. CLARK, ROSS // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p37 

    The article offers brief information on the HurryCaneâ„¢, a cane, which was designed to imitate the natural movement of the human body by Michael Stave.

  • Made for Walking. Garmaise, Freda; Browne, Alix // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Oct98, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p66 

    Comments on the inclusion of walking sticks as a fashion accessory by men. Instances in which the author observed men using walking sticks; Relationship between walking sticks and fashion.

  • Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Apr96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p201 

    Presents an abstract of the article, `Methods for Estimating the Proper Length of a Cane,' by R. Cumar , M.C. Roe and O.U. Scremin, published in the 1995 issue of the `Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation'.

  • Poles. Harlin, John // Backpacker;Mar2000, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p183 

    Provides information on poles used in backpacking.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics