Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential Toys

TIME reporter Allie Townsend picks the 100 most influential toys from 1923 to 2009. Complete list including what year each toy came out.

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1 - Radio Flyer Wagon (1923)
2 - Chemistry Set (1923)
3 - Joy Buzzer (1928)
4 - Yo-Yo (1928)
5 - Pop-Up Book (1929)
6 - Stuffed Mickey Mouse Doll (1930)
7 - Finger Paint (1931)
8 - Sock Monkey (1932)
9 - Buck Rogers Rocket Pistol (1934)
10 - Microscope Set (1934)
11 - Beach Ball (1938)
12 - Red Ryder BB Gun (1938)
13 - Army Men (1938)
14 - View-Master (1939)
15 - Bubbble Solution (1940)
16 - Little Golden Books (1942)
17 - Slinky (1943)
18 - Legos (1949)
19 - Magic 8 Ball (1950)
20 - Water Balloon (1950)
21 - Silly Putty (1950)
22 - Fisher-Price Little People (1950)
23 - Colorforms (1951)
24 - Paint-by-Numbers Kit (1952)
25 - Mr. Potato Head (1952)
26 - Wiffle Ball (1953)
27 - Matchbox Car (1953)
28 - PEZ Dispenser (1955)
29 - Gumby (1955)
30 - Play-Doh (1956)
31 - Tonka Truck (1955)
32 - Frisbee (1955)
33 - Corn Popper (1957)
34 - Two-Handed Pogo Stick (1957)
35 - Hula Hoop (1958)
36 - Barbie (1959)
37 - Troll Doll (1959)
38 - Plarail Toy Train (1959)
39 - Chatty Cathy (1959)
40 - Fake Vomit (1959)
41 - Etch A Sketch (1960)
42 - Rock-a-Stack (1960)
43 - Ken (1961)
44 - Slip 'n Slide (1961)
45 - Chatter Telephone (1962)
46 - Barbie's Dream House (1962)
47 - Easy-Bake Oven (1963)
48 - Creepy Crawlers (1963)
49 - G.I. Joe (1964)
50 - Rock'em Sock'em Robots (1964)
51 - Johnny Seven O.M.A. (1964)
52 - Superball (1964)
53 - See 'n Say (1965)
54 - Barrel of Monkeys (1966)
55 - Radio-Controlled Car (1966)
56 - Lite-Brite (1967)
57 - Hot Wheels (1968)
58 - Flatsy Doll (1969)
59 - Weebles (1969)
60 - Nerf Ball (1970)
61 - Paddington Bear (1972)
62 - Baby Alive (1973)
63 - Shrinky Dinks (1973)
64 - Playmobil (1974)
65 - Magna Doodle (1974)
66 - Rubik's Cube (1974)
67 - Stretch Armstrong (1976)
68 - Star Wars Action Figure (1977)
69 - Mattel Classic Football (1977)
70 - Simon (1978)
71 - Speak & Spell (1978)
72 - Star Trek Electronic Phasers (1979)
73 - Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Car (1979)
74 - Slap Bracelet (1980s)
75 - My Little Pony (1981)
76 - Masters of the Universe Action Figure (1981)
77 - Glo Worm (1982)
78 - Cabbage Patch Kids (1983)
79 - Care Bear (1983)
80 - Transformers (1984)
81 - Teddy Ruxpin (1985)
82 - Pound Puppy (1984)
83 - Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine (1985)
84 - Wrestling Buddy (1985)
85 - Koosh Ball (1986)
86 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
87 - Polly Pocket (1989)
88 - Glow Stick (1980s)
89 - Skip-It (late 1980s)
90 - Little Tikes Log Cabin (1990s)
91 - Super Soaker (1993)
92 - Beanie Baby (1993)
93 - Buzz Lightyear (1995)
94 - American Girl Doll (1995)
95 - Tickle Me Elmo (1996)
96 - Neodymium-Magnet Toy (1996)
97 - Furby (1998)
98 - Bratz (2001)
99 - Mindflex (2009)
100 - Zhu Zhu (2009)
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