The Palmer method of penmanship - we started to learn this in grade and had to practice on specially lined paper every day - in pencil. You didn't get to go to using a pen until grade. Now kids never learn cursive!
The Slip n Slide is synonymous with summer. A simple idea that spawned decades of backyard fun, the toy consists of a long sheet of plastic that is laid over grass and leads into a small wading pool of water.
LIbrary Cards looked just like this. You got to sign your name on it. If it was a school library book, you would look up and down the names of the people who'd taken it out before you, to see if you knew anyone!