The National Toy Hall of Fame has announced the 12 toys that are up for induction later this year.
By Associated Press
Last week's New York Toy Fair introduced a number of new toys to consumers. One of the biggest hits: Toys that play with light.
By Andrew Wagner
Finalists that did not make the cut include Care Bears, Clue, Uno, coloring books, Rock ‘Em Sock’Em Robots, Transformers, Nerf foam balls, and pinball.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
Robots, some in disguise, will square off against bubble wrap and bears for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The Strong’s National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, announced 12 finalists for the Class…
By Joshua Barajas
By PBS NewsHour
Barbie will now come in more shapes and sizes than its iconic, and unrealistic, original form. The decision to diversify was partly about softening sales, but also about the growing sense that the doll seemed out of touch. William Brangham…
Lego unveiled its first-ever minifigure in a wheelchair, which first appeared at international toy fairs this week.
By Joshua Barajas
Twister — the hot spot! — joined the Super Soaker water gun and the puppet as the 2015 inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
One of the earliest known milestones in recorded history was nestled into an 18-inch doll. Inventor Thomas Edison embedded small phonographs inside the metal torsos of thousands of dolls that “talked” or played fragments of nursery rhymes, including “Twinkle, Twinkle,…
The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame announced the 2014 inductees today: bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik’s Cube. The trio will be joining other classic toys like Barbie, G.I. Joe, Scrabble and the hula hoop after…
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