Continued from yesterdays Toy Story – Most Retro Top 10 we now reveal the top 5
With Toy Story 3 out we’ve gone Toy Story crazy at Skooldays
we now enter the top 5
Are there more deserved candidates for a retro toy?
at number 5
“What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs,
And makes a slinkity sound?
A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing,
Everyone knows it’s Slinky…”
for more on slinky the dog details take a look at this article
at number 4
at number 3
“We girls can do anything.”
If toys are a gold mine, then for girls, Barbie is the mother lode. The Queen Bee, in other words.
for more details visit skooldays Barbie Doll section
just missing out on number 1 and therefore at number 2
The Mr. Potato Head story begins in New York City during the early 1950’s. It was a modernized update of the “make a face” toys that had been popular for years and consisted of a series of facial features (eyes, nose, mouth, etc.) that could be applied to a real potato.
For more details on Mr Potato Head visit the link
So we now await the revealing of our Number 1 Toy from Toy Story for Nostalgia and Retro-genius (if that’s a word)
In review our list we’ve seen 9 candidates so far…
- Rock’em Sock’em Robots
- Stretch Armstrong
- Barrel of Monkeys
- Mr. Spell
- Slinky the Dog
- Bucket ‘O’ Soldiers
- Barbie Doll
- Mr Potato Head