Released in 1965 by Ideal, Tigeroo was a roaring tiger made to attach to a child’s bike or trike.
Part fun-house, part arcade, Novelty Automation offers a cheeky look at life and play through a collection of “satirical home-made machines”.
Build-a-bear Workshop is working on a Baby Yoda plush toy and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Watching children play baseball inspired Mullany to create a new form of play that transformed his personal prospects in just a few years.
“Where’s Merlin now? It’s not there. It’s out with Billy playing Magic Square.”
If we don’t take time to play, we face a joyless life of rigidity, lacking in creativity.
Thanks to a collaboration between Converse and DC Comics, Batfans can add some Caped Crusader-inspired sneakers to their footwear collections.
Antique Collecting magazine is a long-standing resource for collectors of objects from eras past. Available only by subscription, it publishes ten times a year in both print and digital formats.
Released in 1964 from Remco, Barney’s Auto Factory was a follow-up to the company’s other successful car-themed playsets, such as the Movieland Drive-In Theater.
Fans of the award-winning stories and characters of the Cartoon Network can now “eat, sleep, cartoon!” in the animation network’s first U.S.-based hotel that opened to the public last Summer.
UK’s Royal Mail has released a new stamp collection featuring classic video games from the 1980s and 1990s and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Jill Nash Malool is the Museum Director at Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping the history and art of puppetry alive and well in North America. In this edition of The Friday Five, Malool expands on the role of the Center and shares why it’s important to preserve the history of puppetry arts.
Released in 1969 from Kenner Knock-off was touted as a game of “fast, unpredictable action.”
Bob Ross, the legendary painter and host of the iconic PBS television show The Joy of Painting, has become the latest addition to the line of clothed action figures from New Jersey-based specialty collector company NECA.
Fans of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker can now enjoy a hardcover keepsake of the penultimate movie in the nine-part Star Wars “Skywalker saga thanks to Titan Comics.
In 1995, Parker Brothers released Merlin: The 10th Quest – the company’s second attempt to re-capture the magic of Merlin.
Yokohama Museum of Tin Toys displays the personal collection of Teruhisa Kitahara, who has amassed thousands of tin toys over almost five decades of collecting.