Toys in the 80s

Toys in the 80s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z  2   Toys in the 80s have to include The Smurfs. They spawn a tidal wave of cute clones: Monchichis, Snorks, Popples, etc. Rainbow Brite and My Little Pony fly high, Jem steals some of Barbie's thunder, He-Man leads the Masters of the Universe to victory, and Transformers prove there's "more than meets the eye." Rubik's Cubes give ...

Toys in the 70s

Toys in the 70s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z Stretch Armstrong fuses "tug of war" with the action figure, and Japan totally revitalizes the concept with the Shogun Warriors and Micronauts. Shrinky Dinks prove that ovens aren't just for food any more, while Sit N' Spin proves that vertigo can be fun. SSP Racers explode onto the scene, Evel Knievel clears all obstacles with ...

Busy-Blocks

Busy-Blocks

Tupperware Busy Blocks had 26 hinged A to Z alphabet blocks each made in yellow, red or blue. The blocks have a capital and a small letter on one side, a picture that represents the letter on another side, 2 sides with "puzzle patterns" and 2 sides with diagnal stripes. "Tupperware Busy Blocks were for educational ...

Movie Maker Board Game

70s Movie Maker

Rediscover Movie Maker Board Game the rare monopoly game in the Hollywood world. Any one ever played the rare board game from Parker or Palitoy called Movie Maker? In summary it was a type of monopoly game in the Hollywood world. With the need to buy directors and actors, scenes and cinemas, the game provided a ...

Magnetic Fish Pond Game

Magnetic Fish Pond Game.

Back in the 1920s this old family favourite started to make its way into the local toy shops namely Spears Magnetic Fish Pond Game. The game was made up of four fishing rods with magnets attached. The four section collapsible cardboard aquarium is beautifully printed with two different fish scenes around it and acts as the ...

Evel Knievel Chopper

Evel Knievel Chopper

1976 Ideal Evel Knievel Chopper Motorcycle.This amazing toy from Ideal took the stuntman to a new level. The basic Evel Knievel Motorcycle and figure came out in 1976, it was quickly followed with the Scramble Van, Chopper, Dragster, Stunt Car and SkyCycle. There was also different outfits and accessories sold too. Evel Knievel was a seventies ...

100 Greatest Toys

100 Greatest Toys

UK viewers we were recently treated to 100 Greatest Toys. Maybe a few suprises in their from some of the votes but no suprise Lego was number 1 Certainly few will argue that Monopoly in at number 2 as the greatest board game ever. additionally great to see Scrabble and Risk along with Cluedo (Clue) making the top 30 It's ...

1961

Year of 1961

1961 was a year that saw congress approve the Peace Corps as a permanent federal agency within the State Department, and Kennedy signed the legislation on September 22. If you were going to school you may well of had a Pets and Pals metal lunchbox with matching steel thermos from King Seeley. Crossing the road became a lot safer once a ...

Toys in the 00s

B  C  J  L  M  P  S  T   Contrary to the later beliefs of the Pokémon generation, kids at the Turn of the (last) Century have more than their share of toys to play with. By refusing to shoot a cub, Theodore Roosevelt inspires the invention of the Teddy Bear. Meanwhile, Lionel lets out a mighty 'All Aboard' with the development of its ...