Mississippi designated the teddy bear as the official state toy in 2002.
A look back at the Shazam/Isis Hour and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
This battery operated novelty toy bank is based on the disembodied hand (Thing) made famous on The Addams Family television show.
Published in 2010, Totally Tubular ’80s Toys highlights a decade of the toy industry that was characterized by synergistic tie-ins to companion movie franchises, television shows, and books.
Return to the 23rd Century with Logan’s Run and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Introduced by Mattel in 1966, Major Matt Mason lived and worked on the moon with his team of astronauts.
It’s better to play than do nothing.
Powered by a single 150-watt light bulb, the Big Burger Grill from Kenner “allowed boys and girls to enjoy drive-in treats at home.”
The Force is adorably strong in the Little Golden Book adaptions of the Star Wars movies and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
This novelty music maker was like a kazoo for your nose.
Can a construction kit made of recycled wood pulp engage and entertain? I review YOXO Construction Kit #1 to find out.
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.
Crazy Foam heads back to the tub and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
“Ice Bird, Ice Bird, you’re such a nice bird. Let’s make an Ice Bird treat!”
Play energizes us and enlivens us. It eases our burdens. It renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us up to new possibilities.
Contemporary American psychiatrist
Over the course of 45+ years, Lite-Brite has undergone a high-tech makeover, replacing the incandescent light bulb with LEDs that are powered by batteries.