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  • Cloth Dolls

    The history of cloth fabric dolls stretches back to ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire.

    01:29

  • Hot Wheels

    In 1968, Mattel released 16 model car castings.

    01:20

  • Doll Houses

    Today, dollhouses continue to be a desired plaything among children.

    01:14

  • Fire Trucks

    Toy fire engines first became popular with young children in the 1880s.

    01:22

  • Lunch Boxes

    Metal lunch pails became popular among blue-collar workers at the end of the 19th century.

    01:33

  • Robots

    Toy robots from the 1940s and 50s are highly sought after by collectors.

    01:21

  • Premiums

    Companies in the U.S. have used promotional items to sell their products since the 1700s.

    00:50

  • Toy Trains

    Children have played with toy trains since the earliest days of steam travel.

    01:00

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