Articles in the Toys Category

Happy Holidays!
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Posted in Toys on 22 December 2022
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Plus, test your Hanna Barbera knowledge … oh oh, I can only name 1 of the Banana Splits (wasn’t there a 4th one?) and no idea who the green dog or the yellow bird is … but I can sing the Magilla Gorilla song …

The 38 Most Valuable Toys From Your Childhood
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Posted in Toys on 14 December 2022
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Hopefully, you just packed your Christmas gifts away in your Swiss numbered account vault. 🙂 These are all in your house, right? Via Pop Mechanics.

The Top Toy Every Year Since 1920
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Posted in Toys on 28 November 2022
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A look back at 100 years of toys … CARS did not win 2006 as the Best Selling Toy of the Year but losing to the Wii is not too bad … I guess I’m old – I knew every toy until the Year 2015 before not knowing what “Shopkins” are … Before my time […]

Toys R Us Back for Reals This Time
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Posted in Retail, Toys on 3 December 2021
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Toys R Us is actually back this time (last time, they opened 2 stores that sold NO TOYS just displayed them – yea, good luck with that business model … or one where a 4-year old is either going to cry or punch you … never mind a 37-year old …). Under new ownership, Toys […]

Toys. 100 Years of All-American Toy Ad (Book)
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Posted in Toys on 16 July 2021
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A fun new book with the history of toy ads … Toys. 100 Years of All-American Toy Ad. They practically predicted the astronauts gear … Er, no comment …

Yea, Kids, There was a Magical Store called Toys R Us (1991 Video)
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Posted in Toys on 5 March 2021
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And now I’m sad 🙁

Target Holiday Toys
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Toys on 18 November 2020
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Thanks “Carl P.” for the info and heads up of the toy section of the Target Holiday book. Only 1 CARS item listed. Sign up fpr “Target Circle” to get 25% off one item.

Amazon Has a Back to the Future 35th Anniversary Toy Shop/Page …
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Posted in movies, Toys on 14 November 2020
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Amazon has a BTTF toy and collectible page/store for the 35th anniversary of the film. Er, we’ll just ignore that back to the Future is 35 years old … yes, I must have a month old when I saw it in the theater … You can check the page here. 

LEGO 1989 Batwing – Art for Your Wall
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Posted in Lego, Toys on 13 November 2020
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The new LEGO 1989 Batwing is the art you want on your wall … Over 2,300 pieces. I think this is a LEGO STORE exclusive.  

Diecast: The Scale of It
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Posted in CARS, Toys on 10 November 2020
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Of course, 1:55 is not included …