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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

HYPR Rockets from Wow! Stuff

Wow! Stuff inks a distribution deal with Flybar, an agreement that will see the UK-based manufacturer’s innovative range of HYPR Rockets blasting off for North America this summer.

KliKiT Build n’ Play Sets from Ideal (1969)

In the 1960s, Ideal released KliKiT, a line of Build n’ Play sets designed to encourage creativity and help young builders develop construction skills through a unique interlocking system called “Press-Fit Assembly”.

The Friday Five: Graham E. Hancock

Graham E. Hancock is the author of LEGO Heroes: LEGO Builders Changing Our World—One Brick at a Time. In this edition of The Friday Five, Graham explains how the classic building toy connects people beyond play and shares how LEGO is being used to enhance lives.


The Pokémon franchise has garnered over $100 billion in sales since its launch in 1996.

Oh, nuts! from Ideal (1969)

Released in 1969 by Ideal, the Oh, nuts! game had players scrambling for marble-filled nuts as they searched, swiped, and bluffed their way to victory.