Classic Toys

Lego Planes and Helicopters

Written by on November 30, 2014 in Classic Toys, Iconic Toys, Lego, Lego Sets with 2 Comments
Lego Planes and Helicopters

The best LEGO Planes and Helicopters will give you options to fight fires, take care of police business, create a seaplane, or fight Ninjago characters. This page shows you the best LEGO Planes and Helicopter sets to collect for boys ages 5 – 17 (each set has different age recommendations). Add these sets to your […]

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Matchbox Die Cast Cars

Matchbox Die Cast Cars

Matchbox Die Cast Cars were introduced to the world in the early 50’s by Lesley Products, a British manufacturing company. Ownership of the Matchbox brand changed several time over the decades, but were subsequently sold to their greatest competitor Mattel, who still currently owns Matchbox cars and products. The name “Matchbox” was selected simply due […]

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Spirograph

Written by on July 2, 2014 in Arts & Crafts, Classic Toys, Spirograph with 2 Comments
Spirograph

Many of us remember our first Spirograph set and becoming a “great artist”. Spending countless hours creating multicolored masterpieces and presenting them to our parents as gifts. I am certain my mother has dozens, if not hundreds, of Spirograph art pieces saved from my childhood days. I personally have a box full of beautiful drawings […]

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Radio Flyer Wagons

Radio Flyer Wagons

 It seems like Radio Flyer Wagons have been around forever! While it may be true that dinosaurs did not ride around in Radio Flyer Wagons, every living human today has most likely ridden in one and so have a lot of cats, dogs, hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, turtles, etc. When I was little, my […]

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Madame Alexander Dolls Bind Generations

Madame Alexander Dolls Bind Generations

Nearly a century ago, Madame Alexander Dolls were originally created for play, they have become cherished collectibles that represent some of our most precious memories. They have an ageless appeal to the young and old alike that simply cannot be easily defined or imitated.   Madame Alexander Dolls Personify Literature Characters For decades, Madame Alexander […]

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Mr. Potato Head Meets DC Comics

Mr. Potato Head Meets DC Comics

A Mr. Potato Head toy collection isn’t complete without DC Comics versions of this classic toy. Batman, Superman, even Wonder Woman are represented in the Hasbro toys. Add these iconic treats to your own collection. Popular Toy Collections Mr. Potato Head, along with the Mrs and the whole family, are popular for collectors of classic […]

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Legos ~ Toy of the Century

Legos ~ Toy of the Century

Legos have been around my entire life and are such a great way to encourage creativity and imagination through play. It is no surprise that Legos have been named “Toy of the Century” twice! LEGO Education Brick Set 779384 (884 Pieces)Check Price   Lego Legacy Lego’s “father” company was established in 1932 in a village […]

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Classic Hot Wheels From Mattel

Classic Hot Wheels From Mattel

One of the great classic collectible toys is Mattel’s Hot Wheels. Car lovers and classic toy collectors love Hot Wheels for the true-to-life designs, based on real cars and vibrantly painted. Mattel’s Hot Wheels Introduction In 1968, Mattel introduced it’s miniature toy cars with 16 models. These original cars are called the Sweet 16 by […]

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John Deere Collectible Toy Tractors

John Deere Collectible Toy Tractors

You don’t have to have been raised on a farm to love collecting John Deere toy tractors. John Deere is such an icon for the farm world, but also for the enjoyment of collecting those special toys that represent the farming world. Collectible Toy Tractors Yes, I have a brother-in-law, a compete city guy, who […]

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Ty Beanie Baby Ghosts for Halloween Collections

Ty Beanie Baby Ghosts for Halloween Collections

So many of us collect Ty’s Beanie Babies. We collect them just because they are all so delightful. When I saw the Ghost Beanie Babies, I was hooked. My own large group of these darlings couldn’t be complete without some ghosts. Specialty Collections Like so many other collectors of Beanie Babies, I have specialty groups […]

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