I Love Kaleidoscopes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 147 People

    Kaleidoscopes and Drugs

    Seriously the two go together like hand in glove. But they have the effect of a mind altering drug (or should I say mood altering) in their own right. They can be such a simple source of wonderment and pleasure for hours. The joy of watching your child looking through one for...
    k1nudey k1nudey
    41-45, M
    Oct 21, 2008

    Love Them

    I have always loved kaleidoscopes.  I have some I collected as a child. I love the colors of them and looking through the tiny hole at the world of colors has always fascinated me.  I have quite a few of them but there are a couple of more expensive ones...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    5 Responses May 17, 2008

    The Beauty of the Colors

    I think the beauty of the colors and the hundreds of combinations of colors inspires my imagination.  It also takes me back to my childhood, which is one of my favorite trips.
    soonermom soonermom
    41-45, F
    Jul 29, 2008

    i have a collection,

    but the best is this cheap kids toy one that hangs around my neck. it has beautiful bright colors i can take anywhere. too bad people keep asking if its a vaporizer or a sex toy from far off lmaooo :P
    kinkystapler kinkystapler
    18-21, F
    May 21, 2015

    UP In Smoke and Kaleidoscopes

    Come on over to WindySpirit's white board and my own ... we are high and have the munchies ummmm melow .... and well fed ... have some ... LOL and LOL
    francis28340 francis28340
    61-65, M
    May 17, 2008

    I Forgot

    I forgot how nice they are and love the outside art work....so I started collecting them and am always looking for them in thrift stores, garage sales, second hand stores and even at antique stores...I also track them on Ebay and Amazon...I like from 1985 and back have one made...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53
    56-60, M
    Dec 11, 2011

    I Made One...

    once, from a kit, for my niece...It turned out well, and I just had to make another one for myself...It was a fairly simple kit I found in a craft store, but I substituted the colored bits for brightly colored, shaped beads that I got at the craft store also...bright pink, orange...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    Aug 23, 2008

    Where Can I Get a Grown-up One?

    i loved kaleidoscopes when i was a kid.  but i'm an adult now.  where do i find a kaleidoscope that is expensively built, and made for grown-ups?
    robyn robyn
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 21, 2008

    They're Fascinating..

    I just amazing how the pieces fall apart and become something new beautiful. I think kaleidoscopes represent our lives. If we just tilt our head a little bit, everything can fall apart and/or become something new beautiful.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 18, 2008

    Yes  Such  A ...

    Yes  such  a  simple  toy given  great  fun brings  back  happy  memories What  is  there  not   to  love???
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    Oct 20, 2008
More Stories