The first commercial for Barbie aired on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1959. The doll made its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York on March 9, 1959.
Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child.
While it may be tempting to dismiss Tunnels & Trolls as merely a D&D knock-off, doing so would do a grave disservice to the entire product line and most certainly raise the ire of its dedicated fan base.
Lionel Trains is celebrating 115 years in the train business with a “Design Your Own Boxcar” contest and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
If you were looking for help “popping a wheelie” on your Sting Ray bike, the Wheelie-Bar from WHAM-O was your ticket to ride (literally).
If you’re looking to let off some steam, the Bop the Beetle game might be the release you need.
Take a peek into the Pez dispenser underworld and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Released in 1961 by the Ideal Toy Company, Robot Commando was a 19-inch tall robot constructed of red, blue, yellow, black and white plastic.
Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent, and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play.
Designed by Marvin Glass & Associates and released in 1960 by Ideal Toy Company, Mr. Machine became an instant hit for the company. The toy was essentially an updated version of the popular metal robots of the 1950s, except that Mr. Machine was made primarily of plastic.
Showcase your Bay City Rollers album collection using this working LEGO turntable and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
In 1952, Tarco Toys allowed you to “whiz through space” with your very own Space Pilot Helmet.
You can rekindle nostalgic toy memories via a 1982 JC Penney Christmas Catalog and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
The Swing Wing was “a hula hoop for your head” – proof positive that the 1960s were where it was at! Somebody get these kids to a neck specialist stat!
Every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist after you grow up.