Kids today might find this hard to believe, but there really was a period in time when smartphones didn’t exist. “But how did they entertain themselves? ” we hear you exclaim. “How did they survive without instant and constant access to hilarious videos of cats being cats and people failing at stuff? ” Well, actually, they managed just fine. Check out these vintage pictures of children enjoying themselves before mobile phones were invented to ensure what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda , the list serves as an important reminder that all you really need to enjoy yourself is a little bit of imagination. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite!