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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.

Vintage Advertising

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

The Imposters

“Suddenly a mild mannered street machine changes into nearly a foot of road gobbling racing machine.” They were kind of like Transformers… before Transformers!

Soapsters from Kenner (1976)

In 1976, Kenner released Soapsters, a line of bathtub toys designed for kids ages 2 and up. Suds were generated automatically thanks to moving soft foam rubber wheels.