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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.
Toy Hall of Fame 2018

UNO, pinball, and the Magic 8-Ball were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2018.

Jewel Magic from Mattel (1975)

When loaded with beads, Jewel Magic produced “oodles of baubles ‘n bangles” at the turn of its handle.

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The Repacked Podcast

The Repacked Podcast features comprehensive conversations about action figures and the franchises behind these toys and collectibles.

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KerPlunk from Ideal (1967)

KerPlunk debuted in 1967. There are Despicable Me, Jurassic World, giant, and mini variations.

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STEM Industry

The market for child development toys is expected to reach about $40 billion worldwide by 2019; STEM/STEAM toys are projected to comprise 76% of that market.