Mattel released The Sunshine Family line of posable dolls in 1974. The line centred around a wholesome family of three living life in the country.
The Museum of Science and Industry in the Hyde Park neighbourhood of Chicago invites visitors to discover the many ways in which curiosity and play propel innovation.
Hasbro’s rebooted Starting Lineup collection has entered pre-order status and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
The 1964 Johnny Seven toy line of playsets and facsimiles of military equipment from Topper Toys was marketed exclusively to boys.
To commemorate the high-flying exploits of daredevil motorcycle jumper, Debbie Lawler, Kenner released a signature Jump Set as part of its Turbo Tower of Power (TTP) line in 1974.
Anderson Entertainment publishes a card game based on the 1960s British television series, Thunderbirds, created by Gerry Anderson.
In Topper Toys’ Clock-A-Word, players competed to form the longest possible word from a random selection of 9 letters in the shortest amount of time.
In 1961, Ohio Art released Magnastiks, a construction set that allowed children to “experience the wonder of magnetism.”
Dave of the Toy Polloi YouTube channel demonstrates his process for creating a replacement space helmet for a vintage Schleich Astro Smurf.
The Strong has announced the 2022 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Remco built a lasting legacy in the toy industry through its innovative use of recovered electrical parts, television advertising, and established pop-culture properties.
Wizards of the Coast has a new starter set that offers novice players a turn-key introduction to the world of Dungeons & Dragons.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London preserves the world’s largest public collection of illustrations, writings, and other materials from Beatrix Potter.
– Beatrix Potter
Released in 1974 by Milton Bradley, the King Oil board game challenged players to acquire land, drill for oil, and financially decimate opponents.
In 1974, Hasbro released Ricochet Racers — action toy playsets that combined target shooting and race cars.
The National Transport & Toy Museum in New Zealand combines a museum, vehicle collection, and aviation exhibit into one monumental spectacle.
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