Toys from my childhood

I was born in 1953. We didn’t have video games. We had physical toys and playing cards. We glued cars together from kits. Here are some of the toys:

Lincoln Logs

Silly Putty

Erector Sets

Pick-Up Sticks

Super Ball

Hula Hoop

Slinky

Play-Doh

Train set

Chemistry set

Pinball

The History Channel ran a series called The Toys That Built America.

My generation was the first exposed to and motivated by toy ads on TV.

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