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Toy Tales Weekly: Open Einstein, Sid and Marty Krofft, Sea Monkeys, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. You can play with the same toys as Einstein, thanks to The LEGO Foundation, Unilever, and IKEA.
  2. Philatelists Rejoice! The United States Postal Service to issue a Mister Rogers stamp.
  3. They shaped the landscape of the ’70s and ’80s TV: Sid and Marty Krofft to receive Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award.
  4. Teaching computational literacy with the help of wooden toys; Learning Beautiful takes a unique approach.
  5. DIY Alert! If you have an hour to spare, you could use it to build your own pinball machine.
  6. There’s a dark side to Sea Monkeys.
  7. Nickelodeon is bringing back Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for a new animated series.
  8. Raspberry Beret tarts anyone? You need this Prince-inspired book of baked goods.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.