“Notice it runs all by itself.”
Designed for children ages 4 and up, the Creative Music Maker was a combination microphone and built-in keyboard.
“Anything goes as long as you don’t get caught.”
A dealer advertisement from 1963 for Tuggy the 2-Headed Turtle from The A. C. Gilbert Company.
“First you take your hammer, then you aim it straight. Hold it tight, swing it right, Bash! It’s great.”
Before digital photography became commonplace, Fisher-Price offered children, ages 5 and up, a camera that used 110 film cartridges.
“It’s Scrabble: America’s good-time game.”
A dealer advertisement from 1963 for the “Sewhandy” Singer Sewing Machines toy line from The A. C. Gilbert Company.
“Roll the balls and roll them fast, hurry, hurry, don’t be last.”
A dealer ad from 1988 for the Take-Along Fashion Penthouse for the never released R.C Short Circuit #5 Robot from Matchbox.
It’s all glamour and glitz with the Glitter Girls Take-Along Fashion Penthouse, which was a carry case and modern bachelorette’s apartment rolled into one.
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!
A vintage ad from 1995 for Milton Bradley’s Go! Go! Worms – The Squirm ‘n’ Squiggle Race Game.
“We made our point so you can make your point.”
First introduced in 1966, this portable record player ran on batteries and played 45 RPM records.