Before available of computers games, children love to play with most common toys who are not allowed to go outdoor to play physically with their friends. Parents buy the toys to them that they can enjoy without their playmates. By coming of Digital applications that kinds of toys are endangered now, though the antique value of the old school toys is huge. Here are 20 Most Popular Toy In The World Right Now.
1. Army Men
Army Men is the plastic toy soldiers produced by Bergen Toy & Novelty Co. The toy mainly is a set of a small about 5 cm American plastic toy soldiers. The toy was so much popular among the kids of the boy. Because it may be represented and realized the dream of becoming the U.S Army among the boys.
2. Beach Ball
The Beach Ball is slightly a large ball filled with air, made of soft plastic panels which people play especially on the beach. The toy was invented by Jonathan De Longe in 1938.
Frisbee is known as flying disc. It is like a simple disc. The toy is so much popular among the young children over the world. The toy is invented by high school students in New Jersey in the U.S in 1967.
4. G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe is a collection of action figure produced by Hasbro Inc, a toy company in the 1960s. The toys mainly represented the US Army, Navy SEAL, USAF etc. The G.I Joe has produced several different types of toys but only two have been successful.
5. Hot Wheels
The Hot Wheels were made by Elliot Handler, an American inventor, and co-founder of Mattel Inc. It was first introduced in 1968. The toy is originally a car that mainly produced for children.
6. Hula Hoop
Hula Hoop is one kind of round toys that are twirled around the waist, limbs or neck. The modern toys were invented by R. Knerr and A. Melin in 1958. The Hula Hoops produced different in size for Children and adults. It is now so much popular in Athlete also.
The Ken is produced by the company of Mattel Inc, the same inventor of Barbies, named Ruth Handler. The toy mainly produced as Barbies fictional boyfriend.
The Lego is one kind of small plastics block or bricks by which children can create various structure freely. The multicolor toy blocks allow children to build a structure by combinations of the blocks. The Lego Company has sold more than 320 billion Lego bricks from begging to today.
9. Lite Brite
Hasbro Inc’s another toy is the Lite Brite. It is a light box which has small holes where colored plastic pegs fit and create a picture by imagination. It has eight peg color including red, blue, orange, white, purple, pink, yellow and green. The toy was invented by Joseph M.Burch. By Time Magazine, the toy was named one of the top 100 toys of all time.
10. Magic Ball
The Magic Ball is a group of 8 hollow plastic balls used to fortune-telling. The ball was invented by Albert Carter. In the early 1900s, the ball was so much popular as a fortune-telling device. Even In the short story of Three Stooges ‘You Nazty Spy’ used the ball. Though the ball was famous among the people after used in the Short story.
11. Matchbox Car
Matchbox car is named after its own brand Matchbox that was produced by Lesney Products in 1953. Though it is now owned by Mattle Inc. The tiny car toys became the best selling cars. The Matchbox racing car also released to compete with Hot Wheels in 1970.
12. Mr. Potato Head
Mr. Potato Head is a toy consisting of a plastic model of a potato that could be decorated with a variety of parts of plastic. The toy was invented by George Learner in 1952. Hassenfeld Brothers Company earned more than $4 million within two months of the launched the toy.
The Simon is one kind of electronic-based memory games invented by Ralph H. Baer and Howard J. Morrison. The toy has four buttons of different colors which produce the different tune. A player must press the buttons and have to remember the tune that made up while pressing the button. But to remember the tune is a little bit harder.
The Sinky is one kind of helical spring toy invented by Richard James, a naval engineer, in the 1940s. The Sinky became Pennsylvania’s official state toy in 2002. From the begging to present, 300 million unit was sold.
15. Teddy Ruxpin
Teddy Ruxpin is a talking toy bear which can move and reads a story that built on its back. Teddy Ruxpin awarded the best selling toy in 1985 and 1986. A TV cartoon show was released by inspiring the toys. And The toy also awarded the Animated Plush Toy of the year in 2006.
16. Tonka Truck
Tonka Truck is a toy truck produced by Maisto International in the United States. The toys have remained a staple in toy boxes of children over the world as a representative of imaginative play. Though the Tonka was made by pure steel, it now turns into the plastic material.
The Transformer is a series of toys invented by Hasbro Company, an American toy Company, and Japanese Takara Company. The toys are action figures divided into two types. The heroic characters and evil characters. Based on the toys, various television program and numerous full-length movie were released.
A Yo-Yo is the toys that consist of an axle joint with two disks and a string hold with its axle. It was introduced by the United States immigrant Filipino Pedro Flores. For the popularity of the toys, the manufacturing company produced 3,00,00 toys for every day. The toys labeled as a Wonder Toy.
19. Rubik’s Cube
The Rubik’s Cube is a puzzle consisting of a cube of six colors, each face of the four sides made up of nine squares. The goal is to turn the squares until each of the four sides shows one color only. The Rubik’s Cube is named after Erno Rubik, the inventor.
As a fashion doll, the Barbie was first invented by Mattel Inc, an American toy Company in 1959. The invention of it was inspired by a German doll company known the Bild Lill. The Barbie is the same popular as much as the first launched among the girls’ kids.