Christmas Toys

Listed below is a brief list on the history of toys and games over the centuries.

Historical Period Toy
Before Christ Draughts (Babylonian), Backgammon (Sumerian), Marbles (Egyptian), Kites (Chinese), Yo-Yo (Greek) & Chess (Indian)
18th Century Roller Skates (1759) Jigsaw Puzzle (1767)
Pre World War I Crayola Crayons (1903), Hornby Clockwork Model Trains - 0 Gauge (1914)
Between the World Wars Hornby Electric Train (1925), Mickey Mouse (1928), Scrabble (1931), Lego (1932) Monopoly (1936 although can be traced back to 1903)
1940's Slinky (1943), Subbuteo (1946)
1950's Muffin the Mule (1951), Mr Potato Head (1952 - Also the first toy TV commerical), Corgi Cars (1956), Scalectrix (1956), Hula Hoop & Po Go Stick (1957), Barbie (1959)
1960's Corgi's James Bond's Aston Martin (1965), Action Man & Twister (1966), Spirograph (1967), Stylophone (1968), Chopper Bike (1969)
1970's Space Hoppers (1971), Atari Games & BMX Bikes (1972), Mastermind (1973), Wombles (1975), Slime (1977), Simon & Star Wars (1978)
1980's Rubkis Cube (1980), Trivial Pursuit (1982), My Little Pony (1983), Cabbage Patch Dolls & Care Bears (1984), Transformers (1985)
1990's Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (1990), Game Boy (1991), Power Rangers (1993), Buzz Lightyear (1996), Pokemon (1999)
The Noughties Aluminium Folding Scooters (2000), Bob the Builder (2001), Bratz Dolls (2002)

Where To Buy Christmas Toys

Amazon - Online Store
Early Learning Centre - Toy Store
Hamleys - Toy Store
The Entertainer - Toy Store
Toys R Us - Toy Store