100 Most Influential Toys of All Time

TIME reporter Allie Townsend picks the 100 most influential toys from 1923 to 2009. Complete list including what year each toy came out.
Source: time.com · Added by Emily
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Avg. score: 54 of 100 (54%)
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1
Radio Flyer Wagon (1923)
2
Chemistry Set (1923)
3
Joy Buzzer (1928)
4
Yo-Yo
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)
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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)
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25
Mr. Potato Head (1952)
26
Wiffle Ball (1953)
27
Matchbox Car (1953)
28
PEZ Dispenser (1955)
29
Gumby
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)
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37
Troll Doll (1959)
38
Plarail Toy Train (1959)
39
Chatty Cathy (1959)
40
Fake Vomit (1959)
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