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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.

Crayola Caddy from Crayola (1980s)

Only the luckiest kids on the block had the Crayola Caddy! Crayola’s caddy was a plastic square organizer decked out in the color of a school bus. It rotated on its base, which made it easy-to-use for group art projects. In addition to a removable crayon sharpener, the caddy contained storage for paints, markers, colored pencils, brushes, and crayons.

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