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Toy Tales Weekly: World’s Largest Ouija board, Jim Henson, IKEA, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Just in time for Hallowe’en, the world’s largest Ouija board has been unveiled in Salem, Massachusetts.
  2. The Internet Archive has added 2,500 new MS-DOS games to its inventory.
  3. Here’s a look at the history of Jim Henson’s first muppet show, Sam and Friends.
  4. Check out some original 1956 NBC TV footage of Charles and Ray Eames debuting their iconic lounge chair.
  5. The Oxford English Dictionary has announced three additions from the Star Wars universe to its October list of new words.
  6. IKEA has unveiled its latest plush creatures based on kids drawings and they are charming.
  7. Take a look back at the last hundred years of women’s Halloween costumes.
  8. Fans of Harry Potter have a new subscription service to consider.

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