Star Trek was the first media franchise to develop a partnership with McDonald’s for themed Happy Meals (1979).
I thought it was wild we were on the back of the Cheerios box, but now to see a little action figure, it’s wonderfully absurd.
The simplicity of the Slinky, is what made it so successful: simplicity in design, simplicity in advertising, and, most importantly, simplicity in pricing.
Sand is a toy and the less a toy does, the more a child will learn.
There are only three forms of high art: the symphony, the illustrated children’s book and the board game.
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
There’s an emotional benefit to completing a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. You did something concrete and that rewards your brain.
Cozy Coupe was an opportunity for little ones to experience what adults do. Kids love to mimic mom and dad. It was perfect for toddlers.
Children are the most desirable opponents at Scrabble as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.
Video games are no substitute for real-world pleasures (marriage, the birth of a child, spiritual enlightenment, what have you), but they do provide a nice reprieve from real-world woes.