Songs About Toys

Time to take a brief stress break in the middle of your hectic day and think back to your childhood… of the simple little things in life that made you happy….. or made you smile….. that made everything right in your world….. if  only for that moment in time. The theme here is toys, usually meaning the toys of the past or “yesteryear”. Some of these songs look back on a particular toy with great fondness while others use the theme of toys to shed light on something completely different….. if you know what I mean. The only requirement here is that there is a toy mentioned by name or referred/suggested to in the title of the song….. even if it happens to have a ‘double’ or ‘alternative’ meaning. You’ll find a few of these to be real obscure but there are some fun ones here in the mix. Enjoy!

Songs About Toys

  1. A Broken Doll – Al Jolson (1916) 
  2. Baby Be My Toy – Teresa Brewer 
  3. Barbie Girl – Aqua 
  4. Big Boy Toys – Aaron Tippin 
  5. Brand New Key – Melanie 
  6. Come & Buy My Toys – David Bowie 
  7. Cuddly Toy – Nilsson 
  8. Doll House – Priscilla Renea 
  9. Dreidel – Don McLean 
  10. I Like My Toys – Idle Race 
  11. I’m In Love With My Little Red Tricycle – Napoleon XIV 
  12. I’m Your Puppet – James & Bobby Purify 
  13. Jack In The Box – Jackpots 
  14. Kite – U2 
  15. Kites Are Fun – The Free Design 
  16. Let’s Go Fly A Kite – from the Disney classic, Mary Poppins 
  17. Like Toy Soldiers – Eminem 
  18. Little Plastic Castle – Ani DiFranco 
  19. Little Toy Trains – Glen Campbell 
  20. Master of Puppets – Metallica 
  21. My Ding-A-Ling – Chuck Berry 
  22. New Toy – Lene Lovich 
  23. Old Toy Trains – Roger Miller 
  24. One Tin Soldier – The Original Caste, Coven 
  25. Parade of The Wooden Soldiers – Harry Connick Jr. (A Disney Classic
  26. Puppet Man – The Fifth Dimension 
  27. Rag Doll – Aerosmith 
  28. Rag Doll – Four Seasons 
  29. Real Toys – Altered Images 
  30. Red Rubber Ball – The Cyrkle 
  31. Rubber Duckie Song – Ernie from Sesame Street (voiced by Jim Henson
  32. Skip A Rope – Henson Cargill 
  33. Teddy Bear – Elvis Presley 
  34. The Dreidel Song – various artists 
  35. The Hula Hoop Song – Teresa Brewer 
  36. The Man With All The Toys – The Beach Boys 
  37. The Marvelous Toy – Chad Mitchell Trio (however the well done animated video shown below is John Denver as the vocal – who actually was former member of the Chad Mitchell Trio long before he went solo in his career) 
  38. The Teddy Bear Song – Barbara Fairchild 
  39. The Teddy Bear’s Picnic – Henry Hall & His Orchestra (1932) An All-time children’s classic 
  40. Toy Balloons – Russ Conway 
  41. Toy Boy – Mika 
  42. Toy Soldiers – Martika 
  43. Toys In The Attic – Aerosmith 
  44. Yellow Balloon – The Yellow Balloon 
  45. Yo-Yo – Billy Joe Royal 
  46.  Yo-Yo – The Osmond Brothers 

BONUS #1:

SONGS ABOUT GAMES & OTHER RELATED PLAY THINGS

  1. 19 Something – Mark Wills 
  2. Do The Donkey Kong – Buckner & Garcia 
  3. House At Pooh Corner – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 
  4. March of The Toy Soldiers – from the Nutcracker Suite – originally by Tchaikovsky 
  5. Merry Go Round – The Replacements
  6. Music Box Dancer – Frank Mills 
  7. My Boomerang Won’t Come Back – Charlie Drake 
  8. Pac-Man Fever – Buckner & Garcia 
  9. Penny Arcade – Roy Orbison 
  10. Pinball Wizard – The Who 
  11. Playground In My Mind – Clint Holmes 
  12. Puff The Magic Dragon – Peter Paul & Mary 
  13. Return To Pooh Corner – Kenny Loggins 
  14. Simon Says – 1910 Fruit Gum Company 
  15. Two Little Boys – Rolf Harris 

SPECIAL BONUS #2:

CLASSIC TOY TV COMMERCIAL JINGLES

1960’s Cracker Jacks Commercial with Famous Theme Song (This is a classic embedded in deep within the memories of those of us who grew up in this era) 

1960’s Slink Commercial with Famous Theme Song (same can be said here for an iconic tune from my childhood) 

1980’s G.I. Joe Theme Song from the TV cartoon series of the 80’s

Extra Special Bonus #3:

YouTube Sensations

“The Gummy Bear Song” (English version) – Gummibar (includes sing-along lyrics) 

“Transformers Song – I Am Optimus Prime” – Parody of “The Time” (Black Eyed Peas)  by Angie Griffin & Chad Nikolaus 

“The Toy Song” – Destorm 

Tribute To Toys: Toy Museums Around The USA

As we grow older and reflect back on the fond memories and treasures of our youth, I’m sure a few endearing toys come to mind that you spent countless hours of fun with. Through the generations, many favorites come to mind. If you care to share those wonderful times with your kids or grandkids, check out one of the several museums across the country that have countless scores of them on display, probably one relatively close to where you live. It’s a great way to spend a few hours with your loved ones….. and most of these places are either free or have a nominal charge.

Toy Museums Around The USA

For those that don’t feel like heading out to visit one of the museums above or if you’re simply too far away from one and prefer to stay home and enjoy a ‘virtual’ tour, check out the Online Collections and Museums below…..

Online Toy Collections & Museums

Big Wheel & Game Boy Finally Get Their Overdue Place In The Toy Hall of Fame

original-gameboyCongratulations to the Game Boy (introduced in 1989 by Nintendo), the Big Wheel (introduced by Marx Toys back in 1969) and the timeless, age-old, Ball, which were all inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in upstate New York and now join the 41 previously enshrined toys.

With all the buzz about the newly added toys to the National Toy Hall of Fame in original-big-wheelRochester, New York announced yesterday, November 5, 2009, I thought it might be of interest to many of you around the country to check out some of the many wonderful toy museums closer to where you live, so you can revisit with your kids or grandkids, some of the toys you grew up with. Below you will find a list of several of them with links provided (where possible) to their websites.

* Check out my previous post about the National Toy Hall of Fame at this LINK

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Additional related posts to visit on this site:

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Famous Toys Enshrined at the National Toy Hall of Fame

National-Toy-HOFThe National Toy Hall of Fame, now in its 11th year, is an American hall of fame that recognizes the contributions of toys and games that have sustained their popularity for many years. They have pretty much endeared themselves in the hearts and minds of American children everywhere over generations and have enshrined their place in American pop culture status forever.

The National Toy Hall of Fame® at Strong National Museum of Play® recognizes toys that have engaged and delighted multiple generations, inspiring them to learn, create, and discover through play.

Criteria for induction includes:

  • Icon-status – The toy is widely recognized, respected and remembered.
  • LongevityThe toy is more than a passing fad and has enjoyed popularity over multiple generations.
  • Discovery – The toy fosters learning, creativity or discovery through play.
  • Innovation – The toy profoundly changed play or toy design.

Established in 1998, the National Toy Hall of Fame was originally housed at AC Gilbert’s Discovery Village in Salem, Oregon but was moved in 2002 to the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, after it outgrew its original home.

Strong National Museum of Play® is the nation’s only museum devoted solely to the study of play as it illuminates American popular culture. Known for its family friendly, interactive exhibits and world-renowned collections (including the world’s largest collection of toys, games, and dolls), the museum is the second largest children’s museum in the nation and the largest year-round family attraction in upstate New York.

For more info on Strong & the National Toy Hall of Fame visit www.museumofplay.org.

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To date 42 toys have been enshrined in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Below is a year-by-year rundown of the annual inductees.

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* Check out my follow-up post to this one about the latest (2009) inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame at the following link:

Big Wheel & Game Boy Finally Get Their Overdue Place In The Toy Hall of Fame

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Original inductees (1998-99)

The original inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame were announced in November 1999. Students from nearby Willamette University protested (good-naturedly) when they learned that Mr. Potato Head and Barbie’s friend Ken were not included. The 17 lucky winners were…

  1. Barbie
  2. Crayola Crayon
  3. Erector Set
  4. Etch-A-Sketch
  5. Frisbee
  6. Hula Hooplincoln-log-cabins
  7. Lego
  8. Lincoln Logs
  9. Marbles
  10. Monopoly
  11. Play-Doh
  12. Radio Flyer Wagonradio-flyer-wagon
  13. Roller Skates
  14. Teddy Bear
  15. Tinkertoy
  16. View-Master
  17. Duncan Yo-Yo

Class of 2000

This year’s selections were chosen from a field of 34 nominations by a panel of educators and civic leaders that included Sharon Kitzhaber, wife of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber. Nominees rejected for the honor this year included G.I. Joe, Original Nintendo, the soccer ball, Beanie Babies, the baseball glove and the cap gun.mr_potato_head

18. Bicycle

19. Jacks

20. Jump Rope

21. Mr. Potato Headslinky

22. Slinky

Class of 2001

Both children and adults created a list of 82 nominees over the past year. A national panel of distinguished educators and civic leaders choose two toys for induction this year.silly-putty-pkg

23. Silly Putty

24. Tonka Trucks

Class of 2002

There were more than ninety nominees this year.Raggedy-Ann

25. Jigsaw Puzzle

26. Raggedy Ann – Her induction this year came after a full year of campaigning from fans.

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27. Alphabet Blocks

28. Checkers

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29. G.I. Joe – The G.I. JOE brand overwhelmed the competition in a Playthings Magazine poll asking which nominated toy most deserved to be honored.

30. Rocking Horse

31. Scrabble

Class of 2005candyland-box

32. Candy Land

33. The Cardboard Box

34. Jack-in-the-Box

Class of 2006

This year’s nominees were: Atari Game System, Big Wheel, Easy-Bake Oven, Lite-Brite, Fisher-Price Little People, Hot Wheels, Lionel Trains, Operation Skill Game, Pez candy dispenser, rubber duck, skateboard, and Twister. Only two of the twelve nominees took their place in the Lionel-Train-boxhall that year.

35. Lionel Trains

36. Easy Bake Oven

Class of 2007

37. Atari 2600atari2600

38. Kite

39. Raggedy Andy

Class of 2008

The following toys were added in 2008:

40. The Stick – Curators praised the stick for its all-purpose, no-cost, recreational qualities, noting its ability to serve either as raw material or an appendage transformed in myriad ways by a child’s creativity.old-skateboard

41. The Baby Doll

42. Skateboard

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Class of 2009

Which of America’s favorite toys will take their honored places in the National Toy Hall of Fame® this year?

Can Playing Cards make the cut?

Will Nintendo Game Boy® score big?

Can Sidewalk Chalk scrape by?

The Strong National Museum of Play has announced the twelve final nominees being considered for the 2009 induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame®.

And alphabetically — the nominees are……….

  • The Ball
  • Big Wheel
  • Cabbage Patch Kids®
  • Game of Life®
  • Hot Wheels®
  • Nintendo Game Boy®
  • Paper Airplane
  • Playing Cards
  • Rubik’s Cube®
  • Sidewalk Chalk
  • Toy Tea Set
  • Transformers®.

Only two of the twelve finalists will make it into the prestigious hall, joining such toy luminaries as Barbie®, Mr. Potato Head®, and the Atari® 2600 Game System.

The National Toy Hall of Fame receives thousands of toy nominations via mail and email annually. The final 2009 toy inductees, to be chosen by a National Selection Committee, will be announced at a press conference on Thursday, November 5, and a major weekend public celebration will follow at Strong National Museum of Play on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8.

* Check out my follow-up post to this one about the latest (2009) inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame at the following link:

Big Wheel & Game Boy Finally Get Their Overdue Place In The Toy Hall of Fame

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Link to the Toy Industry Hall of Fame:

Link to the National Toy Hall of Fame:

Links to Toy Museums around the United States:

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Video Game Consoles: A Visual History

Have fun and enjoy the tour 🙂

PS – I should note that these were the systems predominantly released in the North American marketplace.

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Video Game Consoles: A Visual History

And in the beginning…there was Odyssey by Magnavox…

Magnavox Odyssey ~ 1972

Magnavox Odyssey ~ 1972

Atari Pong ~ 1975

Atari Pong ~ 1975

Atari Super Pong ~ 1976

Atari Super Pong ~ 1976

GHP Wonder Wizard 7702 ~ 1976

GHP Wonder Wizard 7702 ~ 1976

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Coleco Telstar ~ 1976

Coleco Telstar Classic ~ 1976

Coleco Telstar Classic ~ 1976

Fairchild-ChannelF-console

Fairchild Channel F ~ 1976

RCA Studio II ~ 1976

RCA Studio II ~ 1976

Atari Video Pinball ~ 1977

Atari Video Pinball ~ 1977

Atari VCS 2600 ~ 1977

Atari VCS 2600 ~ 1977

Coleco Telstar Colortron ~ 1978

Coleco Telstar Colortron ~ 1978

Coleco Telstar Arcade ~ 1978

Coleco Telstar Arcade ~ 1978

Bally Professional Arcade ~ 1978

Bally Astrocade Professional Arcade ~ 1978

Magnavox Odyssey 2 ~ 1978

Magnavox Odyssey 2 ~ 1978

Coleco Telstar Gemeni ~ 1978

Coleco Telstar Gemeni ~ 1978

Zircon Channel F System II ~ 1979

Zircon Channel F System II ~ 1979

Mattel Intellivision ~ 1980

Mattel Intellivision ~ 1980

GCE Vectrex ~ 1982

GCE Vectrex ~ 1982

Atari 5200 ~ 1982

Atari 5200 ~ 1982

Emerson Arcadia 2001 ~ 1982

Emerson Arcadia 2001 ~ 1982

ColecoVision by Coleco ~ 1982

ColecoVision by Coleco ~ 1982

Coleco Gemeni ~ 1982

Coleco Gemeni ~ 1982

Mattel Intellivision II ~ 1982

Mattel Intellivision II ~ 1982

Nintendo Entertainment System ~ 1985

Nintendo Entertainment System ~ 1985

INTV System III Super Pro System ~ 1985

INTV System III Super Pro System ~ 1985

Atari 2600 VCS Junior ~ 1986

Atari 2600 VCS Junior ~ 1986

Atari 7800 ~ 1986

Atari 7800 ~ 1986

Sega Master System ~ 1986

Sega Master System ~ 1986

Atari XE VGS ~ 1987

Atari XE VGS ~ 1987

NEC Turbografx-16 ~ 1989

NEC Turbografx-16 ~ 1989

Sega Genesis ~ 1989

Sega Genesis ~ 1989

Commodore 64GS ~ 1990

Commodore 64GS ~ 1990

Sega Master System II ~ 1990

Sega Master System II ~ 1990

SNK Neo-Geo AES ~ 1990

SNK Neo-Geo Advanced Entertainment System ~ 1990

Super Nintendo Entertainment System ~ 1991

Super Nintendo Entertainment System ~ 1991

Philips CDi (compact disc interactive) ~ 1991

Philips CDi (compact disc interactive) ~ 1991

NEC Turbo Duo Super System ~ 1992

NEC Turbo Duo Super System ~ 1992

Sega CD for Genesis ~ 1992

Sega CD for Genesis ~ 1992

Panasonic 3DO Interactive FZ-1 ~ 1993

Panasonic 3DO Interactive FZ-1 ~ 1993

Atari Jaguar ~ 1993

Atari Jaguar ~ 1993

NES 2 (Top-Loader) ~ 1993

NES 2 (Top-Loader) ~ 1993

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Commodore Amiga CD32 ~ 1993

Sega Genesis 2 ~ 1994

Sega Genesis 2 ~ 1994

Sega CD for Genesis 2 Add-On ~ 1994

Sega CD for Genesis 2 Add-On ~ 1994

Sega 32X Genesis Add-On ~ 1994

Sega 32X Genesis Add-On ~ 1994

SNK Neo-Geo CD ~ 1994

SNK Neo-Geo CD ~ 1994

Sega CDX Multimedia CD Rom Entertainment System ~ 1994

Sega CDX Multimedia CD Rom Entertainment System ~ 1994

JVC X'Eye Multi Entertainment System ~ 1994

JVC X’Eye Multi Entertainment System ~ 1994

Atari Jaguar CD Add-On ~ 1995

Atari Jaguar CD Add-On ~ 1995

Sony PlayStation ~ 1995

Sony PlayStation ~ 1995

Panasonic 3DO FZ-10 ~ 1995

Panasonic 3DO FZ-10 ~ 1995

Sega Saturn ~ 1995

Sega Saturn ~ 1995

Nintendo 64 ~ 1996

Nintendo 64 ~ 1996

Super NES 2 ~ 1997

Super NES 2 ~ 1997

Sega Genesis 3 ~ 1998

Sega Genesis 3 ~ 1998

Sega Dreamcast ~ 1999

Sega Dreamcast ~ 1999

Sony PSone (PS1) ~ 2000

Sony PSone (PS1) ~ 2000

Sony PlayStation 2 ~ 2000

Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) ~ 2000

Nintendo GameCube ~ 2001

Nintendo GameCube ~ 2001

Microsoft XBOX ~ 2001

Microsoft XBOX ~ 2001

Sony PlayStation 2 Slim (PS2) ~ 2004

Sony PlayStation 2 Slim (PS2) ~ 2004

XaviXPORT by SSD Company Limited ~ 2004

XaviXPORT by SSD Company Limited ~ 2004

Microsoft XBOX 360 ~ 2005

Microsoft XBOX 360 ~ 2005

Sony PlayStation 3 ~ 2006

Sony PlayStation 3 ~ 2006

Nintendo Wii ~ 2006

Nintendo Wii ~ 2006

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The History of Video Game Consoles | TIME

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Forgotten Media:

Cancelled Video Game Consoles

Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession

Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession is a 2004 documentary exploring the history of the video game, from the arcade and all the way to the Xbox, hosted by skateboard legend Tony Hawk.

Video Game Revolution / A PBS Special Presentation

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Looking for more technical information?   [updated Mar/2017]

Click HERE to compare the “tech specs” of each of the gaming consoles over the years.

This is a very detailed site on virtually every game console system ever made.

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Here are a few useful LINKS that may come in handy in a time of need 😛

Online Video Game Tips/Tricks/Cheats:

Online Video Game Console Repair:

Video Console/Game Related Sites:

Just For Fun FREE Online Games

A large collection of casual games. Arcade games, bike games, defense games, driving games, ragdoll games, zombie games and more! Enough to keep you busy for hours!

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Most Popular Board & Action Games of All Time

monopolyBoard games, with their colorful packaging, enticing game boards and iconic playing pieces, are popular with just about everyone. No matter what your taste, there’s a game out there for you. Besides testing your knowledge (Go To The Head Of The Class), or skill (Operation), or luck (Trouble), they are fun to play and a great way to interact socially with others. Milton Bradley has been by far the leading producer of board games, followed by Parker Brothers. Ideal Toys was the main producer of action games during the 1960s and 1970s.

The following is a list of  70+ classic board and action games that have been favorites of ours from early childhood (Candyland) to adult years (Trivial Pursuit). Some are associated strictly with the baby boom generation (Rock’ Em Sock ‘Em Robots), while others are playtime mainstays that have been around for decades (Monopoly).

1960_life_board_gameHopefully this will bring back happy memories of the games you played, in which you chanced it all at the spin of a wheel or a toss of the dice. After each game’s listing are the manufacturer and the year it debuted.  These games run the gamut – ranging from the  from Milton Bradley’s 1916 classic, Uncle Wiggly, all the way  through Cranium, released in 1992. See how many of these you remember 🙂

Most Popular Board & Action Games of All Time

  • Aggravation (CO-5 Company) – 1962AxisAndAlliesBox
  • Ants In The Pants (Schaper) – 1968
  • Axis & Allies (Milton Bradley) – 1984
  • Barrel of Monkees (Lakeside) – 1969
  • Balderdash (Robinson & Toyne)
  • Battleship (Milton Bradley) – 1967
  • Battling Tops (Ideal) – 1968
  • Bonkers! (Parker Brothers)180px-Go_To_The_Head_of_the_ClassJPG
  • Booby Trap (Parker Brothers) – 1965
  • Candy Land (Milton Bradley) – 1955
  • Careers (Parker Brothers) – 1955
  • Chutes & Ladders (Milton Bradley) – 1943
  • Clue (Parker Brothers) – 1949Battleship_game_vintage_box
  • Connect Four (Milton Bradley) – 1979
  • Cootie (Schaper) – 1948
  • Cranium (Alexander & Tait) – 1992
  • Don’t Break The Ice (Schaper) – 1967
  • Don’t Spill The Beans (Schaper) – 1967
  • Easy Money (Milton Bradley) – 1936
  • Finance (Parker Brothers) – 1932operation_game1
  • Game Of Life (Milton Bradley) – 1960
  • Game Of The States (Milton Bradley)
  • Gnip Gnop (Parker Brothers) – 1971
  • Go To The Head Of The Class (Milton Bradley) – 1938
  • Green Ghost (Transogram) – 1965
  • Hands Down (Ideal) – 1964
  • Headache (Kohner) – 1968
  • HeroQuest (Milton Bradley) – 1989
  • Hi-Ho Cherry-O (Whitman) – 1960
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos (Milton Bradley) – 1980Mouse_Trap
  • Jenga (Milton Bradley)
  • Kaboom! (Ideal) – 1966
  • KerPlunk (Ideal) – 1967
  • The Last Straw (Schaper) – 1966
  • Lie Detector (Mattel) – 1960
  • Mad Magazine Game (Parker Brothers) – 1979
  • Mall Madness (Milton Bradley) – 1988
  • Mastermind (Invicta) – 1972
  • Miss Popularity (Transogram) – 1961
  • Monopoly (Parker Brothers) – 1935
  • Mouse Trap (Ideal) – 1963
  • Mystery Date (Milton Bradley) – 1965riskboxshot
  • Operation (Milton Bradley) – 1965
  • Outburst (Hersch & Company) – 1986
  • Park & Shop (Milton Bradley)
  • Password (Milton Bradley) – 1962
  • Pay Day (Parker Brothers) – 1975
  • Perfection (Lakeside) – 1973
  • Pictionary (Western Publishing) – 1985stratego
  • Probe (Parker Brothers) – 1960s
  • Qubic (Parker Brothers) – 1968
  • Rebound (Ideal) – 1971
  • Risk (Parker Brothers) – 1959
  • Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots (Marx) – 1966
  • Scattergories (Hasbro) – 1988twisterbox
  • Scrabble (Selchow & Righter) – 1953
  • Skittle-Bowl (Aurora) – 1969
  • Sorry (Parker Brothers) – 1950
  • Stay Alive (Milton Bradley) – 1971
  • Stratego (Milton Bradley) – 1961
  • Taboo (Hasbro)
  • Time Bomb (Milton Bradley) – 1964
  • Tip-It (Ideal) – 1965yahtzee
  • Toss Across (Ideal) – 1969
  • Trivial Pursuit (Selchow & Righter) – 1981
  • Trouble (Kohner) – 1965
  • Twister (Milton Bradley) – 1966
  • Uncle Wiggly (Milton Bradley) – 1916

    Uncle Wiggly Game - circa 1916

  • Which Witch (Milton Bradley) – 1970
  • Yahtzee (E. S. Lowe) – 1956

Trivial Pursuit

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Not to be left off this list — A nod has to be given to the ancient and ever popular games of backgammon, chess and checkers which have stood the test of time (as well as passed down from generation to generation) and are still very popular to this day.

Also — Games involving traditional playing cards (such as Poker, Black Jack, Gin Rummy, Solitaire, Hearts, Crazy 8’s, etc.) or specialty playing cards (Uno, Phase 10, Skip-Bo, etc.) were left off this particular list even though their popularity — WAS — and — STILL IS — HUGE!

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Here’s another post that may be of interest to toy nostalgia enthusiasts from within this same website

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Original "Candy Land" Game - circa 1949

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Cool Tools! – Handy Online Gadgets

stopwatchThis page features a few simple, nifty, handy-dandy apps that you might actually find helpful enough, as well as useful enough, to add/download to your browser, home page, website or blog. Best of all, they’re all FREE and very easy to install. Listed below are a few of these as well as their links to get yours instantly.

Everybody needs a stopwatch, calculator or timer at some point — and there never seems to be one around when you really need one!

Well … Fear Not … Now There Is!

A simple, fast “Flash” Online Stopwatch and Online Countdown Timer always available when you need it.

All of these can be found at Online-Stopwatch.com or you may click on them individually as they are listed below …..

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Below are a few more cool FREE gadget applications from LabPixies.com.

Your source for the Coolest Gadgets on the Web!

labpixiesLabPixies is a free online directory for web gadgets (also known as “Widgets”). Add cool and useful gadgets to your home page, or embed them to enrich your blog or website. Simply click the “add to” button of your favorite gadget and start personalizing your online experience! Try it now! – They’re FREE!

Here are a few of the most popular …..calorie_counter

Lots of  games for your desktop are available here also including:

  • Black Jackblackjack_game
  • Flood-It!
  • Hangman
  • Invaders
  • Marbles
  • Minesweeper
  • Slot Machine
  • Sudoku Puzzles
  • Trivia
  • Video Poker
  • plus many more!

There are quite a few more gadgets or widgets available from this website that include fun and games, entertainment and additional tools to help make your job just a little more bearable or your life a little easier ….. Check ‘Em Out!

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