Here are three ads for toys from Ohio Art — the company that made Etch A Sketch famous — which ran in advance of the Christmas season in 1967.
Etch A Sketch
Favorite drawing toy of the century! Just turn the magic knobs to create thousands of designs and sketches on teh magic Etch A Sketch screen. Shake to erase and start all over again. Just like magic! No paper. No pencils. No crayons. No mess. No fuss. Etch A Sketch is instant fun (even for grown-ups) wherever you are — at home, in plane or car.
Start the show! Musical TV in color / Spudsie, the hot potato game / Bizzy Buzz Buzz / World’s most fascinating work bench
There’s nothing more challenging…
More appealing to all ages… more creative… more entertaining, original, educational, travel-perfect, relaxing, timeless in value, intriguing, more ideally perfect as a gift.
Ohio Art knows the secret of pleasing children… with fresh, exciting toys that stay excising. Toys they turn to again and again. Beautifully designed. Sturdy. Colorful plastic. Every one a work of art. Thrifty prices, too!