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Skedoodle, The Amazing Drawing & Designing Machine

  • Object:

    Drawing kit

  • Place of origin:

    USA (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1979 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hasbro, Inc - Hasbro Industries (UK) Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed card, moulded plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Palitoy Company

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 18 []

Physical description

card box, printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and illustrations of the kit
contains equipment needed

Place of Origin

USA (manufactured)


1979 (manufactured)


Hasbro, Inc - Hasbro Industries (UK) Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

printed card, moulded plastic


length: 10.25 in, width: 7.75 in, depth: 4.75 in

Object history note

Part of the Palitoy Archive

French edition was also produced in France with multi language instructions

Historical context note

A Spirograph type game
black plastic box with semi circular screen at top half and a movable lever at bottom
with two slots each side and 12 design discs
When lever is moved, lines appear on screen. 'Design Discs' produce a range of distinct shapes.

Descriptive line

Hasbro, USA, 1979

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail


Card; Plastic


Printed; Moulded

Production Type

mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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