Colonial Artifact Project By Michelle Zhu and Jiny Park Ice Tongs • In Colonial days, ice tongs were used to carry big ice cubes, or carry heavy things. • It used by adult men • it’s made of iron metal Today’s Ice Tongs • Today, we’re still using ice tongs, too! But they don’t use them like they did in Colonial days. Now they can be made out of iron metal, plastic, and wood. • We use them for cooking and salads and small ice cubes. We don’t use them to carry big ice cubes, or carrying heavy things because we don’t need the big pieces of ice to keep our food cold like they used to do, now we use refrigerators. Spinning Disc Toy • In Colonial days, there were toys called Spinning disc toys. • Colonial children used it. • It’s made of string, and woods. They’re used for playing. Today’s Spinning Disc Toy • Now Spinning disc toys are still used , but it’s very different than before. We have electricity, so it’s a lot different. • Now it’s made of plastic, string and wood sometimes. It’s still used by children, and it’s used for playing, too!
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