The Cup and Ball Toss Toy has been a favorite American past-time for generations.  The origin of the folk toy can be traced back to Ancient Greece and early India.  By the late 16th century it had become very fashionable among children and adults alike to become skilled with this toy

When Captain Cook visited the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in the 18th-century, he found the natives playing a simple version of the same game.  By the early 19-century, the toy had become popular through much of the world, particularly in the United States and Canada.

The game of Cup and Ball test the hand-eye coordination of the player.  The object of the game is to swing the wooden ball into the cup.  For more fun, play with a friend and keep score.