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What Was Your Favorite Childhood Toy?

N. Zane 2012/09/07 19:51:21
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  • Big Battles 2012/09/09 02:20:32
    Big Battles
    +2
    Legos are still fun.
  • findthelight2000 2012/09/09 02:18:31 (edited)
  • flrdsgns 2012/09/09 02:03:39
  • Zach 2012/09/09 00:15:28
    Zach
    +3
    does the gameboy color count?
  • N. Zane Zach 2012/09/09 04:31:04
    N. Zane
    +2
    Sure. i was starting to wonder if anyone was going to mention a gaming console.

    gameboy color
  • Zach N. Zane 2012/09/09 13:29:28
    Zach
    yeah I played that alot more than anything else...ah pokemon yellow and gold.
  • TEPP 2012/09/09 00:02:12
    TEPP
    +2
    A knife.
  • BTKauli... TEPP 2012/09/09 03:59:10
  • TEPP BTKauli... 2012/09/09 04:09:09
  • BTKauli... TEPP 2012/09/10 02:47:26
    BTKaulitz_Amor
    +1
    LOL. not hating, I don't hate on anyone
  • RogerCoppock 2012/09/08 22:30:49 (edited)
    RogerCoppock
    +3
    My favorite childhood toys were "wood projects" and "movie records."
    Most young people here do not know what these were.

    For well under a dollar, the local five cent and dime would wood provide a sheet of balsa or pine wood, a one page plan, and a carbon paper. Using the carbon paper, you would trace the plan onto the sheet of wood, cut or whittle it out, sand it, glue it together and paint it. You could make all kinds of things. Girls, who were into this more than boys, usually made dolls, doll houses, and doll furniture. Boys made airplanes, cars, boats, and wild animals.

    A movie record has to be seen to be understood. Please see this URL:
    http://laughingsquid.com/red-...

    When I was in Kindergarten, I had a collection.
  • findthe... RogerCo... 2012/09/09 02:25:55
    findthelight2000
    Wow! I had never seen those movie records before. I would have loved those!
  • seadog6... RogerCo... 2012/09/09 12:56:38
  • RogerCo... seadog6... 2012/09/09 21:31:18
    RogerCoppock
    Most of the toy airplanes made this way didn't fly.
  • Adam W 2012/09/08 21:55:38
    Adam W
    +2
    Legos.
  • pammerjammer 2012/09/08 21:30:20
    pammerjammer
    +4
    When hula hoops came out in the 50's I had a yellow one. It was cool. We also enjoyed homemade wooden rifles that shot rubberbands with a clothespin trigger. Had a farm set with rubber animals made like the army men, would bunch up a throw rug for a mountain and play for hours. Until my sister would raid the farm with her Fort Apache set.
  • Fluttershy 2012/09/08 21:19:55
    Fluttershy
    +1
    my favorite? i would have to say my giant Pooh bear
  • shadowedbydarkness 2012/09/08 20:42:39
    shadowedbydarkness
    +4
    light sabers :D
  • TasselLady 2012/09/08 19:21:28
    TasselLady
    +2
    Tiffany Taylor doll years ago. It was around the 1970's.

    Tiffany Taylor doll  1970 s

    Lincoln Logs

    Lincoln Logs

    Marie Osmond Doll

    Marie Osmond Doll  barbie doll figure
  • Kerymi 2012/09/08 18:06:47
  • RogerCo... Kerymi 2012/09/08 22:31:24 (edited)
    RogerCoppock
    +1
    This was my daughter's favorite.
  • Kerymi RogerCo... 2012/09/09 00:09:30
    Kerymi
    Your daughter knows what fun is.
  • EmpathyReigns 2012/09/08 18:05:50
    EmpathyReigns
    +3
    Hoola Hoop! hoopla hoop
  • Freedom 2012/09/08 18:03:31
    Freedom
    +2
    Star Wars figures and Micronauts!
  • Adrianna 2012/09/08 17:33:15
    Adrianna
    +3
    My imagination. Too bad the kids today no longer have that to play with.
  • 001 2012/09/08 17:08:26 (edited)
    001
    +2
    barbie shelly


    My sister played with Barbie and friends, I prefered the little Shelly dolls instead.

    Also played with Lego a lot, but come on, who hasn't?
  • Roger Arnold 2012/09/08 16:59:56
    Roger Arnold
    +2
    Ertl farm toys for me!!!! Still have quite a few from my childhood yet!!! (I guess I'm still a child at heart, as I have over 500 pieces of toy farm equipment now!!! All colours and brands!!
  • Carlo 2012/09/08 16:53:50
    Carlo
    +2
    300 in 1 electronic projects set.
  • Mamaknows Carlo 2012/09/09 05:00:48
    Mamaknows
    +1
    Oh that is FUN!!
  • Carlo Mamaknows 2012/09/10 13:27:11
    Carlo
    +1
    Yeah it was and I never burned the house down either. lol
  • Lerro DeHazel 2012/09/08 16:46:34
    Lerro DeHazel
    +1
    . . . Girls . . . Probably . . . . ? ? ? I am not sure . . . ? ?
  • bmxschoolbus 2012/09/08 16:27:56
    bmxschoolbus
    +2
    a cardboard box
  • Mamaknows bmxscho... 2012/09/09 05:01:27
    Mamaknows
    +1
    Refridgerater or washer boxes are THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...
  • Carlo Mamaknows 2012/09/10 13:29:00 (edited)
    Carlo
    +1
    Yeah we built some nice forts out of them and the first place I kissed a girl.

    What happened to the creativity in kids. Did it get lost in the technology?
  • Mamaknows Carlo 2012/09/10 17:01:14
    Mamaknows
    I think so. Kids spend SO much time with toys that are specific, computers, PS3, and TV that they loose the imaginaion....that spark of magic from making their own play world. My kids have toys, but spend most of their free time playing in the weeds and dirt in the back yard....making their own games, painting, building mud wallows, mud huts, rock fortresses, war games(yes my kids play good guy/ bad guy, cops & robbers, cowboy/girl & indians) wonder around making salad from the herb garden...and actually eat them(parsley, mint, rosemary, basil, chives) making pretend fires(think camp fire set up which we do a lot in winter) and make science experiments which is HUGE at our house!
    My daughter broke our tv and dvd/vcr player a few years ago and we never got around to fixing them or replacing them so they watch very little.
    Our home is cluttered/messy but it's where all the kids around here want to be:)
  • wolfgirl19 2012/09/08 16:17:26 (edited)
    wolfgirl19
    +2
    Hot wheels cars, lightsabers, and Legos :D
  • Yoru 2012/09/08 15:46:33
  • YourCom... Yoru 2012/09/08 17:37:52
    YourCompanionCube
    +2
    Army Men. Green and Tan.
  • knoodelhed 2012/09/08 15:17:38
  • Anthony ''Tony'' Redgrave 2012/09/08 15:17:32
    Anthony ''Tony'' Redgrave
    +3
    Lego! I bought them, build them, and take them apart, then build somthing else.

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