vintage toys

5 Classic Educational Toys That Were Actually Fun
As your kids are getting ready to go back to school or maybe go to school for the first time, they're sure to be prepared for learning with many hours with an educational toy like LeapFrog. But toys and games that help kids learn while they play are nothing new...
Vintage Toys- Stretch Armstrong
Even though Stretch Armstrong came out in 1976, it was a really popular toy in the 1980’s. Do you remember him? It was what every kid needed, a large gel-filled action figure who had great muscles.
Vintage Toys- Don’t Break The Ice
When’s the last time a kid has asked you to play a board game? Is that now a thing of the past? Well if so, that’s where they live with our Vintage Toys. Let’s take you back to your childhood and relive the dangerous and scary moments of construction o…
Vintage Toys- My First Sony
For any future rock star or radio DJ of the 1980's this was a must have toy. Who wouldn't love talking into a microphone and recording it on a cassette? Today's Vintage Toy spotlight is on the classic My First Sony.
Vintage Toys- The Koosh Ball
In 1986 while your Mom was enjoying The Oprah Winfrey Show hitting national television, you were just a kid. You were sitting around with friends trying to find something fun to do. All of a sudden, someone pulled out a Koosh Ball. You had fun for a total of 15 minutes with it. Today's Vintage…
Vintage Toys- Furby
For some crazy reason every kid wanted a Furby in 1998. To this day I still don't understand why. But for some reason it's always the crazy ones that gets people talking and buying. Lets head back to the year where Jack Dawson won a ticket on-board the Titanic, let's talk about Furby.
Vintage Toys – Bop It
Remember when President Bill Clinton beat Bob Dole? Or, do you remember when the Spice Girls had their first number 1hit with "Wannabe"? Of course we are talking about the year 1996, and the hottest selling toy of the year was the Bop It. It's our Spotlight with today's V…
8 Toys Lost In The 80s
Kids today think they have the coolest toys and gizmos. I'd like to see their iPods survive a trip in the washer like our G.I. Joes and Cabbage Patch Kids did. Toys today don't have the same appeal as toys from the 80s did. Nothing beats a cartoon about crime fighting pound puppies. But mo…
Dangerous Toys From Our Childhood- Wonderball
Maybe on Cinco de Mayo you’ll celebrate with some candy! Why not have a treat from yesteryear with Nestles Wonder Ball! Even though it’s candy it still had toys inside, that’s our spotlight on Dangerous Toys From Our Childhood.
Dangerous Toys From Our Childhood- Slip N’ Slide
Let's Slip N' Slide back to the good old days of our youth. It's summer time, you don't have a pool. What do you have? Your parents bought you a huge Yellow Tarp to put all over the back yard to run and jump on. Don't worry though its covered in water! Today's Dangerous…
Dangerous Toys From Our Childhood
For some reason we had this growing up, and it doesn't look to safe by Tody's standards. "Let's have a ball on a disk and hope a kid doesn't fall down and get hurt". I wrote a story about Worst Toys from growing up, and I regret not adding this.