Build a dream-come-true play h...

May 3, 2017 by

A backyard play house A picturebook house where she can go, where nobody ever says ‘No,” a hideaway where she can play,...

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5 Fisher-Price Little People p...

Mar 2, 2017 by

Fisher-Price Toys don’t need batteries (1971) The run the old-fashioned way. On child power. The strength of young...

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Who is Suzy Homemaker? (1966)

Feb 26, 2017 by

Who is Suzy Homemaker? She’s every little girl who wants to be just like her mother. That’s why all the Suzy Homemaker...

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Mary Poppins hits the silver s...

Feb 18, 2017 by

Movie magic brings life to story book character From the day the enchanting, elusive Mary Poppins character appeared on the American...

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Chanukah Sameach! Vintage Hanu...

Dec 23, 2016 by

For someone special (1970s) A dreidel game for Hanukkah!   Hanukkah wishes for you   A Hanukkah coloring card For someone...

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Latest Mattel toys & game...

Dec 13, 2016 by

How to give a preschooler something fun to do. And something fun to learn. The Mattel-O-Phone talks, teaches, and works like real....

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Baby First Step, Cheerful Tear...

Dec 6, 2016 by

Baby’s Hungry doll New Baby’s Hungry is amazing — she really seems to eat and drink! Feed her with the spoon, her...

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Heat Miser & Snow Miser: ...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Let’s hear a “Ho, ho, ho” for two of the most memorable characters from the stop-motion animated Christmas specials...

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Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch...

Nov 28, 2016 by

When Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! originally aired on December 18, 1966 no one expected the 26-minute cartoon to...

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Sweet sugarplums: Christmas dr...

Nov 27, 2016 by

Every little girl wants a dress for Christmas Sweet as a sugarplum: A tucked shirtwaist top, a wide, gathered velveteen skirt and a...

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Turn spray cans into clever Ch...

Nov 25, 2016 by

Stocking stuffers are child’s play These Christmas stocking stuffers decorated by the children for mom and dad show how...

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Thanksgiving greetings: Antiqu...

Nov 9, 2016 by

These six vintage postcards all feature Thanksgiving scenes with children — and, in all but one, a huge turkey! Good wishes for...

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Monster Mash: Halloween costum...

Oct 29, 2016 by

Collegeville Halloween costumes (1966) Black Cat – Cinderella – Monster – Pirate – Hobo – Skeleton...

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Boo! Vintage Halloween costume...

Oct 29, 2016 by

Famous Ben Cooper Halloween costumes (1972) Miss America Fairy with wings Batman Superman Every girl will want to be a pretty...

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Space Fidgit – the magic...

Oct 28, 2016 by

Space Fidgit toys (1986) Rub my back… and create fantastic color patterns – Try it! Tilt Space Fidgit for more colors....

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Silly Putty: Wonder toy of the...

Sep 5, 2016 by

Ulcers bothering? Try Silly Putty by Glenn Williams Well, sir, I’m here to tell you that in the past couple of days I’ve...

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Paint, ink & sketch toys ...

Aug 1, 2016 by

The first Etch A Sketch produced on July 12, 1960. It was a big seller, and over the years, Ohio Art made several other creative,...

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Let’s play house! Fisher...

Jul 31, 2016 by

Only the Fisher-Price Kitchen Center comes with the works Fisher-Price Kitchen Center toy for kids No other kitchen comes with as...

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Sanford introduces McDonald...

Jul 25, 2016 by

In 1995, Sanford launched McMarkers — two sets of  licensed scented markers — in partnership with McDonald’s. The...

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Clowns: Makeup an artistic exp...

Jul 17, 2016 by

Clowns: Their makeup is an artistic expression of their own special traits When a tent full of circus lovers erupts with laughter at...

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The Scripto Erasable Pen (1984...

Jul 17, 2016 by

Win the battle against the blotches, smudgies and globbies The Scripto Erasable Pen beats the blotchies, stops the smudgies, and...

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Saturday morning cartoons ...

Jul 1, 2016 by

You might say they invented Saturday morning Every Saturday morning at least one out of every three commercial minutes available on...

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Janet Jackson for The Disney C...

May 11, 2016 by

“When your family watches the Disney Channel, something magic happens.” – Janet Jackson Imagine TV that comes to...

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Cute baby nurseries from the f...

May 10, 2016 by

Biggest bargain in babyland (1955) The Thayer “Mother Goose” crib is a wonderful new model, with exclusive Snap-Fast...

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Mr Potato Head & other Ha...

Apr 20, 2016 by

America’s top ten toys! Christmas joy for girls and boys   Hobby craft oil painting & Jr Miss cosmetic case   Mr...

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Vintage Mr Potato Head toys (1...

Apr 20, 2016 by

Mr and Mrs Potato Head: The joyful toy of 1001 faces! (1953) Mr Potato Head: Funny-face kit box front (package from 1952) Any fruit...

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3 of the hottest bikes for kid...

Apr 14, 2016 by

Introducing The Screamer (1968) Sears went to the drag races… and came back with a new kind of bike. At the drag races, you see...

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15 vintage Easter cards (1900-...

Mar 26, 2016 by

Happy Easter! Here is a collection of 15 colorful Easter postcards from the early twentieth century! These were especially popular...

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Vintage View-Master ads: ̵...

Mar 15, 2016 by

View-Master Stereoscopic Pictures (1953) “All the family will enjoy pictures of famous American scenes, exotic faraway lands...

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Schoolhouse Rock videos: Nouns...

Feb 29, 2016 by

Schoolhouse Rock: A Noun Is A Person, Place Or Thing Written and performed by Lynn Ahrens, and first aired in 1973 Schoolhouse Rock:...

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Make your own Christmas trimmi...

Dec 9, 2015 by

Make your own gay trimmings, advises clever El Paso decorator by Bessie Simpson Remember the days when Christmas trimmings were not...

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The Sunshine Family from Matte...

Aug 31, 2015 by

The Sunshine Family idea Things to do and things to make, Sunshine Family style This unique idea starts with our wholesome family of...

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Collecting spider webs (1955)

Aug 30, 2015 by

Spider webs are amazing creations and fun to collect Watch nature’s most gifted spinners weave. Know a collector’s...

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Conjunction Junction video �...

May 28, 2015 by

Here’s the unforgettable song from Schoolhouse Rock. One of the first in the “Grammar Rock” series, it made its...

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Dr Seuss and his Nerkle Corral...

May 22, 2015 by

Horton lives at Soledad with Nerkles and Nerds By Norman Bell The home of a strange elephant named Horton is on top of a mountain...

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Puppeteer behind Big Bird, Osc...

May 9, 2015 by

Caroll Spinney for years has played one of TV most popular characters. Caroll who? Try Big Bird, Spinney’s alter ego.

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Brach’s Easter candy lin...

Mar 28, 2015 by

Easter smiles are bigger when it’s Brach! 49 kinds of fun-filled candy – bright with happy flavor Take home a Brach...

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How to make egg shell dolls (1...

Feb 2, 2015 by

Make Easter egg shell dollies by Lina Beard The little eggshell dollies are so bewitching, you will surely want a lot of them to be...

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1958 Royal: Greatest portable ...

Sep 14, 2014 by

A new Royal Portable can raise her marks up to 38%. It happens every day! Many so-called “slow students” learn to type and then show up on the honor roll.

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