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Snoot-Flute

This novelty music maker was like a kazoo for your nose.

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The National Toy Hall of Fame

The road to induction in the Toy Hall of Fame isn’t an easy one. Every year, nominations are solicited from the general public via web or general mail. The annual call for 2015 is currently underway and runs through Friday, July 31st.

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Ice Bird

“Ice Bird, Ice Bird, you’re such a nice bird. Let’s make an Ice Bird treat!”

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Colorforms

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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