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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!

Bash! from Milton Bradley (1965)

“First you take your hammer, then you aim it straight. Hold it tight, swing it right, Bash! It’s great.”

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110 Camera from Fisher-Price (1986)

Before digital photography became commonplace, Fisher-Price offered children, ages 5 and up, a camera that used 110 film cartridges.

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Hop ‘n Stomp from Kenner (1971)

The Hop ‘n Stomp offered kids an “indoor game with outdoor action.” After all, we could all use a little “hopping, stomping, romping fun” from time to time!

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