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Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
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Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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Toys Are Taking Vacations and Seeing the World (Without Their Owners)
A social media trend has spawned travel agencies and even passports—just for stuffies.
November 03, 2017
An enormous playhouse designed to look like 21 stacked Lego bricks, with another 25 million colorful Legos inside.
Added by lewblank
Grassy Point Railroad Bridge
A haunting army of decomposing, moss-covered stuffed animals and dolls guard this swinging truss.
Added by shaunaexplores
Found: A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot
Kids have been playing with miniature vehicles since the Bronze Age.
October 18, 2017
Moorestown, New Jersey
Flexible Flyer Museum
An unusual assortment of steerable wooden sleds is on display in a library in New Jersey where they were first invented.
Added by slipknot1
Barbie Pond on Avenue Q
A rotating cast of guys and dolls in front of a Washington, D.C. building.
Added by clarecc
New York, New York
The Real Winnie the Pooh and Pals
The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
Added by paulypaul
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
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