Barbie You Can Be Anything The Experience at The Strong

Breaking Boundaries: Barbie’s Legacy Illuminated at The Strong

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York welcomes Barbie You Can Be Anything: The Experience to its schedule of temporary exhibits.

News Roundup: Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum, Easy-Bake Oven, National Toy Hall of Fame, and more

Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum collection heads to auction and 8 other news articles that caught our attention in 2023.

Lincoln Monsters Resurrects Dime Store Action Figures

A partnership between Plaid Stallions, White Elephant Toyz, and Absolutely Retro resurrects the Lincoln International brand of dime-store action figures through the newly established Lincoln Monsters line of collectibles.

Annual Creations for Charity Sale Unites LEGO Enthusiasts in Support of Children in Need

Creations for Charity, the longest-running LEGO-focussed charitable initiative, returns for its 15th year in support of underprivileged children.

The Strong Announces 2023 National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York announced the 2023 inductees to its National Toy Hall of Fame on November 10. Baseball cards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, and Nerf toys receive the honour.

Brian Washington Establishes Children’s Record Label

Illustrator, vinyl record collector, and Toy Tales contributor Brian Washington recently announced the formation of Washington Independent Records.

Dan Klingensmith Returns with Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Volume 13

Featuring an exclusive character page from the book — Author Dan Klingensmith expands his Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero book series documenting the history of the Hasbro toy line.

The Toy Foundation Unveils Toy of the Year Award Recipients

The Toy Foundation celebrates industry innovation and achievement with its annual Toy of the Year awards ceremony.

The Strong Announces National Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Battleship, Cabbage Patch Kids, Ken, Nerf, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are among the finalists for induction to the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York.

LEGO Group Revamps Loyalty Program to LEGO Insiders

LEGO Group announces the rebranding of its LEGO VIP loyalty program to the new and improved LEGO Insiders member-only platform.

Mattel Teases Adventure Park Attractions and Opening Date

Barbie, Thomas & Friends, Masters of the Universe, and Hot Wheels – these are just a few of the brands that will feature prominently at the new Mattel Adventure Park, located at VAI Resort in Glendale, Arizona.

New Book from Deb Hoffmann Explores the Adventures of Collecting

How It All Began: How Collecting Items Became Collecting Experiences reveals how collecting paved the way for the experiences of a lifetime.