Toy Fact of the Day #225

Posted by: didis on September 7, 2015

A classic organic Playsam design, the Streamliner Classic Cars have been selected as Swedish Design Classic by the Swedish National Museum for its inventive style and sleek surface. It’s no wonder that this organic wooden car has also been a long-standing favorite for children both big and small.

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Toy Fact of the Day $224

Posted by: didis on September 5, 2015

When opening your own business, it’s all about location, location, location. Luckily, this lemonade stand features oversized wheels and a large handle so your kids can easily move it around until they find their sweet spot.

Details, details

  • Includes one pitcher and four cups
  • Indoor or outdoor use
  • Canvas awning
  • Chalkboard front panel and dry-erase countertop
  • Indoor and outdoor use

This lemonade stand is my favorite one.

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Toy Fact of the Day #223

Posted by: didis on August 3, 2014

A classic organic Playsam design, the Streamliner Classic Cars have been selected as Swedish Design Classic by the Swedish National Museum for its inventive style and sleek surface. It’s no wonder that this organic wooden car has also been a long-standing favourite for children both big and small.

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Toy Fact of the Day #222

Posted by: didis on February 26, 2011

The Hula Hoop began as a simple wooden ring sold in retails stores in 1957. They were such a hit that the company began manufacturing them in bright colors made of plastic.

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Toy Fact of the Day #221

Posted by: didis on February 25, 2011

Charles Pajeau of Illinois invented Tinker Toys. At first, no one was interested, so at Christmas time he hired several “little people” to dress as elves and play with the toy in the display window of a Chicago department store. His publicity stunt worked and we still have them some 97 years later.

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Toy Fact of the Day #220

Posted by: didis on February 24, 2011

Invented in Austria, the Pez candy machine was created to look like a cigarette lighter. 7 years later, the company began putting character heads on the top and marketing them toward children.

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Toy Fact of the Day #219

Posted by: didis on February 23, 2011

The digital game SIMON was invented as on of the first simple “computers” by a man named Ralph Bear. It was named after the popular children’s game Simon Says.

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