Manufactured Hot Potato games have adorned store shelves since the 1950s. In 1966, Ohio Art threw its hat in the ring with the release of Spudsie, the Hot Potato Game.
If you’re looking to let off some steam, the Bop the Beetle game might be the release you need.
The characters from The Addams Family television series joined family game nights in 1965 thanks to Milton Bradley.
The Razz-Ma-Tazz Player Piano was one of Hubley Manufacturing Company’s efforts in the 1960s to diversify into toys made of plastic.
Krazy Ikes was a construction toy consisting of differently shaped and coloured pieces that could cleverly be connected in many ways.
In 1965, Milton Bradley invited players to “enter the dangerous world of James Bond” with the release of the 007 game.
Kids of the 1960s could “try on” space exploration with the Lost in Space Helmet from Remco.
Released in 1968, the Zoom-Loom Automatic Weaving Machine from Kenner allowed children to design & make their own placemats, scarves, pot holders, and more.
In the 1960s, Lakeside Toys released a variety of Electric Drawing Sets to teach children how to draw.
Low-volume manufacturing made the 1964 release of the Thingmaker from Mattel possible.
Go to the Head of the Class was a question-and-answer board game from Milton Bradley that encouraged players to battle for the best seat in the classroom.
In 1984, TOMY released the Tutor Play Computer, an educational toy for preschool-age children to learn their ABCs, discover, and play grown-up.
In 1971, Argo Industries launched a line of Junior Chef “See-It” toys that included the See-It-Bake Oven.
Released in 1956 by Schaper, the family-friendly Put and Take game allows players to spin and win.
Budding pilots earned their toy wings with the Pan Am Dual Control Jet Cockpit from Remco.
Released in 1968 by Ideal Toy Company, the Battling Tops tournament-style game challenged players to have the last Battling Top spinning in the arena.
Released by Marx in 1963, the Sooper Snooper 4-Way Scope was a worthy addition to any junior secret agent’s collection of spy gear.
Released in conjunction with the Romper Room children’s television series, Hasbro’s Romper Stompers allowed children to romp and stomp their way across flat surfaces.
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