Did you just know that simple toy like hula hoop was also mass-produced and some millions of the hoops were just sold? Although the life is simpler than before today, interest of the people in the toys did not just change. It does not just matter if you are just young or just old, male or just female, as long as youjust have that child in you feeling, the toys will always be just amusing. Today’s article is about the 10 best-selling toys to beever produced, I will also be your guide as we just travel back in the time to know the history behind creation or the invention of toys included in the list.
10. HULA HOOP
Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time include HULA HOOP. In the year 1958 the Arthur K. Melin and also the Richard Knerr invented hula hoop and the people used to just twirl, even throw and also roll these hoops. Before hula hoops were just made from the plastic tubing, it was also originally made from the rattan, the willow and also the stiff grasses. It was also marketed just nationwide and in around less than the four 4 months, around 25 million plastic hula hoops were just sold.
9. VIEW MASTER
Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time include VIEW MASTER. The View Master was just invented by the Wilhelm Gruber and it was also introduced in the year 1939 at New York World’s Fair. It was also sold at the stationery stores as well as the photography shops with available reels of the scenic places such as the Carlsbad Caverns and the Grand Canyon but most popular View Master Reel is scenic reels of the Mecca.
Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time include SLINKY.Slinky toy is also a helical spring that just relies on the gravity and also the momentum. It stretches and also bounces and one of favorite when just playing the toy is just making it travel down on stairs steps until it just reached. In the early 1940 Richard James also invented slinky toy and he also demonstrated it at the Gimbe’s department store in the Philadelphia located in Pennsylvania in the year 1945.
7. ZHU ZHU PETS
Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time include ZHU ZHU PETS.It was also formerly known as the Go Go Hamsters in UK and it was just created by the Cepia LLC in year 2009. Russ Hornsby is known as the one who created zhu zhu pets for the company named Cepia LLC. In year 2009, the toy just became hit during holidays and also originally priced for around $9 USD but there was time when the price was raised to around $60 because of the shortages.
6. MR. POTATO HEAD
If you just have watched the Toy Story, probably you are just familiar with the Mr. Potato Head. George Lerner also invented toy in the year 1949, and the Hasbro is company who just manufactured and also distributed in year 1952. At first, toy was just produced in the separate plastic parts with the pushpins, and it was also attached on the real potato or some other vegetables but due to the complaints on just rotting vegetables.
5. CABBAGE PATCH KIDS/DOLLS
Invented by the Xavier Roberts in year 1978, the Cabbage Patch Kids was just first known as the Little People but the Roger Schlaifer changed it to the Cabbage Patch Kids. Coleco is a toy manufacturer just began the mass production in year 1982 and also stopped manufacturing in year 1989 due to the bankruptcy.
When we just talk about some handheld game console, I am just pretty sure that we all remember the Nintendo Game Bo even if it is 8-bit version. Gameboy was also developed and somewhat manufactured by the Nintendo and this was the first handheld console which was created by the Gunpei Yokoi and also the Nintendo Research and the Development staff, this same team who designed the Nintendo’s first handheld system called the Game and Watch.
Ruth Handler together with the husband Elliot is ones behind production of the Barbie. They were in the Europe when the Handler saw Bild Lili doll in one of stores and she just purchased three of them, one was just given to her daughter Barbara and the other two were brought to the Mattel. She and the Jack Ryan redesigned the doll and then named it Barbie, after daughter Barbara. Barbie’s birthday was on the March 9 of year 1959, the same date when it was just unveiled at American International Toy Fair in New York.
2. STAR WARS ACTION FIGURES
Mego Corporation was leading company in just manufacturing action figures in late 1970s. Actually, license for the Star Wars action figure was just offered to them but they then refused this offer, then it was also Kenner Toy Company who just got the license. It also seems that the Kenner hit jackpot when acquiring license because of massive demand on action figures.
1. NERF BALLS
It started with four-inch polyurethane ball which was also developed by the Parker Brothers in year 1969 and just year Nerf ball was known as world’s first official indoor ball. Around four million Nerf balls were also sold and bigger successor was then introduced and also marketed to public and it was just called the Super Nerf Ball.
Summary – Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time
Best Selling Toys for Kids of All Time
|4||ZHU ZHU PETS|
|5||MR. POTATO HEAD|
|6||CABBAGE PATCH KIDS/DOLLS|
|9||STAR WARS ACTION FIGURES|