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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.

Pop Culture Nod of the Week

Take a weekly look at a modern-day thing with a nostalgic influence.

Hungry, Hungry Hippos Ride-On from Kid Trax

The Hungry Hungry Hippos game is 40 years old, and toy manufacturer Kid Trax has partnered with Hasbro to release the Hungry Hungry Hippos Activity Ride-On.

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PlayStation Icons Light from Paladone

The PlayStation Icons Light offers fans of Sony’s iconic gaming console the opportunity to infuse their home décor with some video gaming-themed style.

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JELL-O Play from Kraft-Heinz

Every kid has been admonished to not play with their food, but the new JELL-O Play line from Kraft-Heinz encourages it! 

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Harry Potter Coding Kit from KANO

The Harry Potter Coding Kit, a new STEM product from Kano, lets kids program a magic wand with signature spells from the Wizarding World. 

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Nerf Sports Dude Perfect HoverKup from Hasbro

The Nerf Sports Dude Perfect HoverKup game combines the essence of beer pong (sans alcohol), air hockey, and the zany trick shots of American sports entertainment group Dude Perfect.

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Hot Wheels Zoom In GoPro Car from Mattel

Mattel has unveiled the Zoom In, a limited-edition toy car under its Hot Wheels brand, featuring an integrated GoPro camera mount.

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Classic Collector Case Storage Table from Regal Robot

New York-based furniture design studio Regal Robot has produced a replica of Kenner’s classic Star Wars mini-action figure case as a stylish 38”w x 28”l x 18”h coffee table.

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Volkswagen T1 Camper Van from Wonderlanes

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to introduce the kids to 1960s counter-culture, with the officially licensed Volkswagen T1 Camper Van from Wonderlanes.

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PinBox 3000 from Cardboard Teck Instantute

It’s a pinball machine that fits on a shelf – and provides a dose of STEM education, too! PinBox 3000 from Vermont-based Cardboard Teck Instantute is a fully customizable pinball machine made entirely of high-quality, corrugated cardboard.

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