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Meet the 2017 Nominees for the National Toy Hall of Fame
Transformers, Risk, and sand are among the potential honorees.
September 13, 2017
Maine Central Model Railroad
An elderly widow still operates the incredibly detailed model railroad she and her husband built by hand.
Added by R Stemple
Lost: A Beloved Stuffed Animal Named 'Sleepy Dog'
The dog, which went missing during a family vacation to Toronto, has set off an international manhunt.
August 09, 2017
Midday Naps Are Key to Infant Learning (and Parental Mental Health)
Scientists learned just how much sleep a baby needs to tell a “Zuser” from a “Bofel.”
August 08, 2017
The 'World's Largest Bounce House' Is Touring America
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair.
August 07, 2017
World's Largest Slinky
On display alongside a giant Gumby, it’s as tall as a 9-story building when fully extended.
Added by Chittick
Russian Car Enthusiasts Create Very Large Fidget Spinner
The spinning part was a little off though.
June 23, 2017
Germany Plans to Crush 35 Tons of Fidget Spinners
To keep kids safe.
June 16, 2017
Quit Worrying, Fidget Toys Have Been Around Forever
A spin through anxiety gadgets, from worry beads to Baoding balls.
June 05, 2017
Meet the First Lego Professor of Play
This Cambridge dream job is serious academic business.
May 31, 2017
India's 'Land of Toys' Has an Uncertain Future
Channapatna's wooden creations are on the brink of fading out in the next couple of decades.
May 24, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri
Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis
A big museum full of little worlds.
Added by kiraJ
The Troll Hole
A record-size collection of wild-haired troll dolls tells the story of the mythical creature's roots in Scandinavian folklore.
Added by soulcatcher
Le Museé du Jouet (Toy Museum)
A huge old mansion full of thousands of toys, each there to be used and played with.
Added by Maya W
National Farm Toy Museum
The farm toy capital of the world hosts a museum filled with toy tractors dating back to the late 1800s.
Added by AaronNetsky
Paddington Bear Statue
After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
Added by Kavya Ram Mohan
Rediscovering the Wonderful World of Weepuls
These 1980s promotional fuzzballs refuse to die.
January 13, 2017
The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World's First Out-And-Proud Doll
He debuted in the '70s, to both acclaim and outrage.
January 10, 2017
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