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Top 10 Classic Toys


Classic toys have been around for generations. Parents and grandparents alike would love their kids to play with toys they have played with in their time. Most of us easily identify with classic toys which have been around for generations. In recent years, classic toys have made a comeback. Classic toys like the Slinky, Mr Potato Head, Crayola crayons and the like are immensely popular and will be for the times to come. Here's a look at some of the greatest classic toys of all times.

1. Etch A Sketch

Etch A Sketch
The fantastic Etch A Sketch has been around for years. Kids love to turn the knobs and draw lines in every direction. After they are done, it simply has to be shaken to erase the lines. This classic toy is great for taking along on trips too. Classic Etch A Sketch measures 7.5" x 9.5"
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2. Crayola Crayons

Crayola Crayons
Here it is: the classic box of crayons for every use. The box is small enough to fit in a book bag or knapsack, but large enough to hold a wide variety of colors. From carnation pink to cerulean, indigo to scarlet, you can mix and match to create colorful drawings and bold signs. It's a must-have for every kid!
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3. Mr Potato Head

Mr Potato Head
Mr Potato Head has been around since 1952! Mr. Potato Head was born as a collection of features and accessories children stuck to real potatoes. Changes over the years include a plastic body, a wedding with Mrs. Potato Head, a TV show and movie appearances in Toy Story and Toy Story 2. This is an all time classic toy makes a perfect holiday gift which children of all ages will love to own and play with!
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4. Rubik's Cube

Rubik's Cube
Winning Moves
Most of us have tried to unravel the mystery of Rubik's cube! This all time classic brainteaser makes an awesome holiday gift for young and old alike. Now you can twist and turn this crazy puzzle, mixing up all the different colored sides, then amaze everyone by solving one of the 43 quintillion combinations. This Rubik's cube includes a solution hints booklet.
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5. Sorry

Parker Brothers
Since 1934, players of all ages have been chasing one another around the classic game board, trying to get their own four pawns form Start to Home. But it's not that easy, because you never know what the next card will hold: Will you move forwards or backwards? Will you hit a slide and shoot ahead, or will an opponent bump you back to start? For 2 to 4 players. Contents include: Sorry! game board, deck of cards, and 16 pawns.
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6. Play-Doh Fun Bucket

Play-Doh Fun Bucket
Playdoh is popular with kids all over. You can mold and create shapes and figures with this bucket full of colorful Play-Doh. Kids will love to receive this inexpensive but practical gift for the holidays. Includes three five-ounce cans and three two-ounce cans of modeling compound, bucket with lid and handle, five animal molds, four fun molds, two cutter rings, serrated cutter, zigzag cutter ring, pen cap plunger, scissors, pen tube, extruder strip and wood dowel.
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7. Yahtzee Game

Yahtzee Game
Since 1956 players have been rolling classic dice combinations like Full House and Five of a Kind - that's Yahtzee! The unique combination of luck and strategy makes every game an exciting challenge. Can you rack up bonus points by scoring an extra Yahtzee? It's classic shake-and-score action that keeps the fun rolling! For 1 or more players. Contents include: 5 dice, plastic dice cup, scorecards, 10 plastic bonus chips, and rules. Color of parts may vary.
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8. Slinky

The Slinky is a classic toy which is probably the simplest and yet the most fun toy ever. It's absolutely mesmerizing to watch the metal Slinky go from one side to another. The best part is that this classic toy is one of the cheapest forms of entertainment in today's world.
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9. Easy Bake Oven

Easy Bake Oven by Hasbro
After all these years, Easy-Bake Oven and Snack Center is still around, continuing to make baking fun and easy. Simply stir, bake, cool and eat. Look through the window to watch it cook. The baking set includes a real working oven, one cake mix, one chocolate flavored frosting mix, two additional treat mixes, two baking pans, two cooking utensils, a warmer cover, two warming cups, a pan pusher and a recipe booklet. Requires one 100-watt light bulb and AC plug-in.

Author's Note July 2007: The Easy Bake Oven models sold between May 2006 and July 2007 have been recalled. Please see the article for more information about the recall.

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10. BRIO Railroad Train Set

BRIO Railroad System
Create an engaging railroad system with this versatile track set. Featuring curved tracks and multiple levels, this BRIO set is the perfect way to introduce your child to imaginative train play. Set comes with roundhouse, suspension bridge, cargo lift, turntable, crane and more.
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