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Vintage Advertising

Remember the toys and games of years past through vintage advertising – for better and for worse!

Ad Mats from Kenner (1979)

Before the advent of digital publishing, toy companies like Kenner typically produced ad mats for retailers to use to advertise their product lines.

MoonDreamers from Hasbro (1986)

The MoonDreamers dolls were based on characters from the children’s animated television series of the same name. The series aired in conjunction with My Little Pony in 1986.

Spirograph from Kenner (1971)

A mashup of educational toy, creative design tool, mathematics lesson, and arts-and-crafts project, Spirograph was first marketed in the UK and migrated stateside in 1966.