Top 10 Toy Tales Articles of 2022

2023 has finally arrived – the perfect time for a top-10 list of the most popular articles on Toy Tales in 2022. The list was curated based on site activity and engagement through various social media channels. If you missed them the first time, this is your chance to see what you missed. If you read them before, it’s worth taking another look! Enjoy:

Little Miss No-Name from Hasbro (1965)

With large sad brown eyes, a drooping mouth, and mop of unkempt blond hair, Hasbro’s Little Miss No-Name was designed as the antithesis of the impossibly glamorous Barbie.

Strange Change Machine from Mattel (1968)

Mattel’s Strange Change Machine was a clever toy that allowed children to “magically” create their own prehistoric creatures.

Feeley Meeley from Milton Bradley (1967)

The Feeley Meeley party game was published in 1967 by Milton Bradley and claimed to be “the game that gives you a FUNNY FEELING!”

Milky, the Marvelous Milking Cow from Kenner (1977)

Milky, the Marvelous Milking Cow stands as one of quirkiest entries in the Kenner Products toy line.

Uncle Sam’s 3-Coin Register Bank from Durable Toy & Novelty Company

The Uncle Sam’s 3-Coin Register Bank is a classic toy bank that brought savings to a new level.

Chutes and Ladders from Milton Bradley (1943)

Chutes and Ladders has been a hit with the kindergarten set since it was introduced in the United States in 1943, by Milton Bradley.

Crissy Doll from Ideal (1969)

Released in 1969 from Ideal, the Crissy Doll was a big and bold entry into the fashion doll scene, with the unique (at the time) ability to “grow” hair.

Secret Sam Attaché Case from Topper Toys (1965)

Released in the mid-1960s, Topper Toys’ Secret Sam Attaché Case was a comprehensive spy kit concealed in a black plastic carrying case.

Atomic “Bomb” Ring from KiX (1947)

In 1947, General Mills’ KiX cereal brand offered the Atomic “Bomb” Ring as a premium in exchange for 15 cents plus a cereal box top.

Magic Sand from Wham-O (1981)

Long before Kinetic Sand arrived in 2014, Wham-O used chemistry to create Magic Sand—a toy substance that defied nature.

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