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(2015-05-21)Tatyana says that in Siberia children played with ankle bones, a game which was also helpful in learning arithmetic. Colorful ankle bones were dyed with various herbs. Also, these bones were used in divination.
(2017-03-09)Vladimir says that today not many children play with ankle bones. He recalls when he was young, children played with bones more often. According to Vladimir, various games using ankle bones develop flexibility, agility, ...
(2017-03-09)Vladimir says that 'nyarn shinj' is a riddle that helps to improve one's memory and skills. The number of rings in the riddle can be 8 or 12. The rings are made from a horn. The winner is the one who finishes the riddle first.
(2015-06-02)Zurgada says that in her childhood she played with balls made from the dung of cows, sheep or camels. Children, usually boys, played with ankle bones. Each side of the ankle bone had a name. Children also made figures and ...