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Mother’s Little Candy Maker from Tico-Toys (1960s)


A note from the editor: Released in the 1960s from Tico-Toys of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the Mother’s Little Candy Maker toy encouraged children to dabble in the confectionary arts. In this video, Dave from the Lucky Penny Shop YouTube channel does some candy-making of his own using the light-bulb-dependent toy.

Dave is the toy enthusiast behind the Lucky Penny Shop YouTube channel established in 2009 to offer hands-on demonstrations of vintage toys and games. Visit the Lucky Penny Shop YouTube channel to watch the full collection of videos created for vintage toy and game lovers of all ages.

Dave’s work appears on Toy Tales as part of our Friends of Toy Tales initiative to share content we enjoy from a host of creators with a similar fondness for vintage toys, classic games, and collectibles.

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