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Are Your Kids' Toys Hall-of-Fame Worthy?

by Lindsay Hutton

Did you know there is a Toy Hall of Fame? Only 44 toys have made it into this select group. Recent inductees include childhood favorites such as the ball, Big Wheel®, and Game Boy®. Read on learn about a few other toys that are worthy of this elite honor, and see how many your kids have in their toy chest!

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Hula Hoop®


Kids have been playing with hoops for centuries, so it was only a matter of time before a toy company caught on to this trend. In 1957, toymaker Wham-O introduced the Hula Hoop®, and promptly sold over 25 million of them in just two months. Although parents claim to buy these thin plastic hoops for their kids, most can't resist testing them out with a few hip swivels first.

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August 28, 2014



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