During a second production occurring in the early-1990s, the toy was manufactured with a counter on the Skip-It ball; designed to make the number of skips impeccably accurate.
Some Skip-Its have colorful glitter filled and covered plastic decorations that can be slid on and of the make colorful paterns.
There was a model which may have been called skiparoo or skip-a-roo that is from the 60s that was all plastic and had a red bell-shaped end.
There was also a model called the "lemon twist" which was made in the seventies. It was black PVC piping and had a big lemon at the end. It had little rocks inside that made noise as you twisted.
Marshall Swails of Irmo, SC won the 1995 World Skip-It Open at the 1995 Toy Congress in Wolfsburg, Germany. He skipped 300,546 times on his custom glitter filled Skip-It.