“Now the excitement of real arcade basketball is yours with Electronic Hot Shot Basketball.”
WHAM-O reinvigorated the hula hoop craze by adding sound!
“Mickey, come over for a party.”
A 1976 ad from Kenner for the Bionic Beauty Salon – the place where the Bionic Woman would unwind after doing battle with the Fembots.
November 4 is National Easy-Bake Oven Day! Enjoy this classic commercial for the Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Mini-Wave Oven from Kenner Products.
Kenner’s Steve Scout High Adventure Scout Base was a 28-inch tall log-constructed lookout tower, proportioned to the size of the company’s Steve Scout action figure line.
Enjoy this classic commercial for Milton Bradley’s Pivot Golf game featuring Lucille Ball.
In 1963, Mattel released High Gear, the “mechanical maneuver game” with rules as complex as the game’s mechanics.
In 1974, Mattel released Spinwelder, a welding toy that children used to construct various vehicles.
“New Hot Wheels Thundershift 500 puts racing action in your hands.”
First introduced in 1973, Matchbox Aircraft Kits extended the company’s line of diecast model cars to include a set of plastic aircraft model kits.
“Be the first Wham-O Bird trainer in your neighbourhood.”
A vintage ad from 1967 for the Rebel “400” Banked Raceway from Revell, one of ten sets to choose from for the holiday season.
“Fire Alert — that’s how it’s done.”
What would you get if you combined bingo with music? Musingo, the “surprise musical” game from Mattel!
“My Talking Computer is learning cleverly disguised as fun.”
My Mixer was a food-mixing device for children that made the preparation of a variety of food and desserts a “fun-filled adventure in homemaking.”
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