Iconic Toys

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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Vintage Paper Dolls

Vintage Paper Dolls

 Barbie and Ken Vintage Paper Dolls (Barbie) (Paper Doll Book) by Golden Books (2012-08-07)Check PricePaper Dolls have been around my whole life! My original paper dolls were one of my first “craft projects”. I remember spending days cutting out cartoons from the Sunday newspaper and pasting the pictures to cardboard to make my own paper […]

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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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Classic Wood Lincoln Logs for Building Collections

Classic Wood Lincoln Logs for Building Collections

In a world of plastic, isn’t it fun to go back to those wood building sets like Lincoln Logs? That look of the Frontier West with log cabins is just too much fun. Lincoln Logs were my first building sets. And I’m sure many of you still know them today. History of Lincoln Logs It […]

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Mr. Potato Head and The Wizard of Oz

Mr. Potato Head and The Wizard of Oz

Two wonderful classic treasures have come together to create a great addition to any toy collection. Mr. Potato Head follows the yellow brick road to arrive in the Land of Oz. Whether your collection is Mr. Potato Head or the Wizard of Oz, you have the perfect combination. The Whole Family Gets in the Act […]

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New Versions of Iconic Classic Toys

Written by on May 31, 2022 in Classic Toys, Collecting Toys, Iconic Toys with 0 Comments
New Versions of Iconic Classic Toys

Remember those great toys you played with when you were a child? So many new toys are out, but there are great new versions of those classic toys that we now see as icons from our own childhood. Iconic classics are back in style and ready for you to enjoy, collect or share with your […]

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Kaleidoscopes

Written by on May 30, 2022 in Arts & Crafts, Classic Toys, Iconic Toys with 0 Comments
Kaleidoscopes

As kids, many of us enjoyed gazing into a kaleidoscope, watching the pretty images change.  With each turn another beautiful mosaic was created.  Sadly, for most of us, our childhood kaleidoscopes are long gone. Like so many toys of the past, kaleidoscopes were broken, lost in moves, or given to younger relatives.  I had one […]

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Rocking Horse for Children

Rocking Horse for Children

Can you remember the joy of your rocking horse? My siblings & I had a rocking horse that we shared and my own children had one as well. I still have both of them. I am just really particular about who I let ride them these days.  Radio Flyer Blaze Interactive Riding HorseCheck Price The […]

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Lite Brite Lighted Peg Art

Written by on May 28, 2022 in Arts & Crafts, Classic Toys, Iconic Toys with 2 Comments
Lite Brite Lighted Peg Art

Most of us grew up loving our Lite-Brite.  Even though they have changed in style, a Lite-Brite is still being manufactured.  Plus it is a popular toy and gift today, just as it was in the past. I had a Lite-Brite when I was a child and both of my children had their own too.  […]

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Matchbox Die-Cast Sports Cars

Matchbox Die-Cast Sports Cars

A Matchbox Die-Cast Sports Car is likely to be the first fast sports car a boy ever owns!  I actually know a few big boys who still collect beautiful die-cast Matchbox cars.  I believe they are still waiting for the time when they can afford the real thing. Boys of all ages, and even some […]

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