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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.

When Colorforms hit the market in 1951, it was the very first plastic-based creative toy.

Etch A Sketch

On July 12, 2015, Etch A Sketch will officially turn 55. Here’s a vintage ad from 1960 to help you celebrate.

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Blip – The Digital Game

Released by TOMY in 1977, Blip was a hand-held version of Atari’s popular Pong video game.

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Easy-Bake Oven

Since its release in 1963, more than 30 million Easy-Bake Ovens have been sold.

Bionic Beauty Salon

A 1976 ad from Kenner for the Bionic Beauty Salon – the place where the Bionic Woman would unwind after doing battle with the Fembots.

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Rock out to this 1993 TV commercial for KerPlunk from Tyco Toys.

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Tonka FacTOYd

Tonka released its Mighty Dump Truck in 1965, and it became the company’s best-selling toy of the century.