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These Classic Old Toys Are The Best Toys Ever Made!

Updated on August 2, 2013

Welcome to the wonderful world of fun and great memories that will last a life time!

Classic Toys

The reason that these classic great toys are the best toys in the world is very simple. Most of these classic toys were created when we, (somewhat slightly older folk, LOL), were young, and there is an emotional attachment to them. I have added some recent classic new comer toys to the mix to spice things up a bit. That not with standing, they are simple, safe, and provide many great hours of good clean fun, and clean entertainment for children. They will leave them with those great memories that they will carry for a life time of the fun they had as little children.

If you wish to endear your children or grandchildren with some of the great memories you had while growing up in a more innocent time, then buy them one of these great toys to have and remember.

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The Top Five Reasons These Are Absolutely The Best Toys In The World Bar None. The Best Toys-in-the-world

  • These toys are simple yet provide a complex playing environment.
  • Every child just falls in love with these toys right from the start.
  • These toys appeal to all age levels.
  • These toys are not expensive
  • These toys involve the creative part of a childs brain to play with.

Videos about These Are Absolutely The Best Toys In The World Bar None.

Erector sets have been around for a long time and always a real favorite - Watch your childs eyes light up when they get one of these!

From the Manufacturer

Classic Erector construction set. The brand you enjoyed as a kid is back. With 150 various pieces you can create and build models with the detailed, enclosed instructions, or let your imagination go wild. All pieces fit comfortably in a resealable, reuseable storage bucket.

Product Description

Build as many models as the imagination allows. Parts include bars, nuts and bolts for free play fun. Packaged in a handy storage bucket. You'll be amazed at the creative depth inspired by these basic pieces. Your children will come up with structures and characters unlike any you've ever seen before. Their imagination has an outlet with Erector. Includes 150 plastic parts and instructions for 15 models.

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Lego building blocks really bring out the creativity in any child - These are just a few of the many Lego building block systems out there

From the Manufacturer

LEGO® SYSTEM Ultimate LEGO Building Set (6166) - The building possibilities are endless! With a transparent lid and a great selection of LEGO® pieces, this big storage box lets builders create at home or on the go. The colorful and classic collection of bricks also includes a LEGO minifigure, base plate, wheels and special house elements! Includes Idea Book of building instructions and inspirations! Includes a 16 stud x 16 stud green baseplate! Also includes 1 minifigure!

Product Description

Get busy building! This jam-packed tub features an extensive assortment of LEGO bricks and other fun elements. It includes a building plate, mini figure, windows, doors and wheels. New container allows for easy clean-up and efficient storage. The transparent lid lets builders display their models. Includes building instructions for five models and photo inspiration for 25 more. 405 pieces. Tub measures 7.56"H x 15.12"W x 8.98"D.

Soft, lovable, and absolutely adorable little characters

Editorial Review

In 1996 Independence Day rocked the box office, the "Macarena" began its trek up the charts before landing on wedding dance floors, and Elmo first showed the world his predilection for tickles. Tickle Me Elmo is remembered as one of the most difficult-to-find toys of the 1996--or any--holiday season.

Elmo gets more outrageous when you "tickle" him a second time, and the fun really starts with the third "tickle" session

Ten years later, T.M.X. Elmo (the X stands for 10) was unveiled to the world on Good Morning America on September 19. The most secretly guarded toy of the pre-holiday season, if not all time, T.M.X. Elmo was shown only to a few toy-industry insiders prior to his release. This secrecy didn't stop thousands of pre-orders from piling up. Though now that all is known, the obvious question is: Does T.M.X. Elmo deserve the hype?

When you first take him out of his box, T.M.X. Elmo doesn't seem all that grand. He looks after all, well, like Elmo. Covered in the soft red fur that one would expect from everyone's favorite Sesame Street character, T.M.X. Elmo stands an unimposing 14 inches tall. Even worse, he feels all hard and plasticy under his fur. But this Elmo is not meant for cuddles or hand holding or swaddling.

This Elmo is all about tickles.

Sit T.M.X. Elmo down and hit one of his three "tickle" spots. There's one under his chin, one on his belly, and one on top of his foot. Yes, this Elmo wiggles just like he did 10 years ago, but that's just the start. Elmo slaps his belly, falls forward with his butt sticking out, stands back up again only to topple backwards, kicks his legs over his belly, and then stands right back up, all while laughing hysterically.

"Again! Again!"

Elmo gets more outrageous when you "tickle" him a second time, and the fun really starts with the third "tickle" session. Elmo's fancy moves include falling over on his side, shimmying on his back, and what seems to be everyone's favorite: lying flat on his belly slapping the floor next to him as if he can't stop laughing. This Elmo has a serious case of the giggles. His trademark voice builds into a fit of histrionics, endless snickers that drown out everything but an unintelligible cackle until even Elmo admits he has had too much.

T.M.X Elmo requires 6 AA batteries, which are included, although these wore down quickly in our review copy. Elmo also has an on/off switch, so the tickles can be brought to an end when more than just Elmo has had too much. He moves a lot and needs a little open space for the full performance, although he does use his arm to determine his orientation periodically and stand back up if nothing is in the way. He gets a little stuck on uneven surfaces but for the most part performs amazingly well on carpet. On hardwood floors, Elmo works, but he occasionally slams his eyes on the floor in a way that seems it should halt the show.

In the end, T.M.X. Elmo is undeniably a trooper. Early reviews show that this turbocharged version of Tickle Me Elmo will follow the stellar path enjoyed by his much simpler predecessor. --David Morel

From the Manufacturer

"T.M.X." Elmo will tickle America's funny bone with three interactive tickle spots on his chin, tummy or toe. When kids tickle Elmo once on any of the tickle spots, he starts to laugh and slap his leg twice, then falls down into a sitting position and rocks himself back up to standing while laughing. When they tickle him a second time, he repeats the pattern even more, then sits down again and falls backwards onto his back and starts kicking his feet while laughing even harder. He then stands back up and asks to be tickled again. And on the third tickle he absolutely lets loose going through the first two patterns and then rolling over onto his tummy where he starts hitting the floor with his hand in gales of laughter, then rolling onto his back, standing up again, and ending with a deep sigh. Requires 6 "AA" batteries.

Disney Princess Tea Time With Me Little Belle
Disney Princess Tea Time With Me Little Belle

Amazon.com Product Description

Before she was fully grown and swept away by a handsome beast, Belle was a sweet young girl who probably loved to do the same things that all little girls enjoy. Now your little princess can have a tea party with Little Princess Belle and her friends, Mrs. Potts and Chip. The 15-inch-tall Belle is interactive, so as you "pour" tea from Mrs. Potts into your Chip cup, Belle will ask to have some as well. And then she'll use a few of her seven phrases to tell you how she prefers her tea prepared. When you lift your cup (pinky out!) to slowly sip your tea, Belle will magically raise her cup and drink, too. Before you know it, you'll be laughing and singing -- because Belle has a special tea time song that she shares with her friends. The 11-piece tea set includes a cup for Belle, sugar cubes, a spoon, and more.

 
Mattel Little Mommy Real Loving Baby Doll
Mattel Little Mommy Real Loving Baby Doll

Amazon.com Product Description

Your little girl will fall in love with Real Loving Baby, an interactive doll that she'll want to nurture and care for every day. Girls can choose and record a name for their doll, and through speech recognition, Real Loving Baby will actually respond when her name is spoken. The 16-inch doll can also move her head, arms, and wrists in a lifelike fashion.

Real Loving Baby

The realistic doll will even ask to play peek-a-boo.

The combination of these realistic features means that Real Loving Baby will open her arms for a hug, ask for and blow kisses, cover her eyes to play peek-a-boo, and giggle when you tickle her. Other amazing characteristics include her asking for and drinking from her bottle, rubbing her eyes and taking her blanket when it's time to go to sleep, playing with her teddy bear, and more. Her voice is as realistic as her actions--young and cute without being creepy or scary.

The adorable baby doll has rooted blond hair and her eyes open and close. She is dressed in a pink footed jumper with a matching soft hat. Other accessories include a baby blanket, her feeding bottle, a teddy bear, and a diaper. Four AA batteries are required, but not included.

 

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    • glenbrook profile image

      glenbrook 5 years ago

      I love Lincoln Logs, so does my kid:) Erector sets are cool too, but I wish the original company (Gilbert) was still in business. Also wish American Flyer trains were still made. HO scale is a little to small and delicate for my 6 year old and I don't care for the 3 rail track that Lionel trains run on.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Good lens.

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      JeanJohnson LM 5 years ago

      I always loved lincoln logs, leggos, and erector sets

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      your collection of classic toys is terrific, I saved your link so I can come back from time to time when I need to buy it online.

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      WayneDave LM 5 years ago

      Haha, that lens is epic!! It's immense. Really great work. This must have taken absolutely ages to produce. Quality work. Loved lego in my youth.

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      WorldVisionary 6 years ago

      These toys bring back so many memories, and my kids have several of them. They truly are classic! Thumbs up and an Angel blessing for you!

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      RetroMom 6 years ago

      Classic toys are really beautiful. But children nowadays prefer more of a modern and hi-tech toys.

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      mattseefood lm 6 years ago

      Fascinating stuff! Thanks for sharing :)

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      Steve Dizmon 6 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Erector sets were my favorite. Wish I still had mine.

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      elyria 6 years ago

      Fun Lens!

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      David Gardner 6 years ago from San Francisco Bay Area, California

      Brings back many memories of the toys I used to enjoy playing with. I've liked, favorited, thumbs-upped, and lensrolled your masterpiece. Congrats on a great job!

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      Jen 6 years ago from California

      Great list of classic toys!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      What a wonderful collection! May every child experience the wonders of owning classics toys. You have many of my favorites here!

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      Twmarsh 6 years ago

      Wow, you have really assembled some classics here. Some of these toys really take me back!

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      YoungNerdyCo 6 years ago

      goo styff

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      wadestar 6 years ago

      @Sami4u LM: Amazing lens definitely 5 stars from me didn't realise so many of these toys were still in production, great work!Top 10 Children's books For Christmas|

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      Sami4u LM 6 years ago

      Hi,Wow look at all these cool toys. It makes me want to be young again.

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      Nan 7 years ago from London, UK

      I loved playing with Lincoln logs and tinker toys growing up. Added to "Another 100 Lenses for my 200th Lens".

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      jbarnhart41 8 years ago

      Talk about memories! The only thing I would have added is play-doh...my kids love it!

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      tandemonimom lm 8 years ago

      Love these great old toys! 5*****!

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      You are 150% right! I always went for the traditional type toys when Christmas and birthday shopping for my children; so much better than most of the "new" stuff. 5* for a wonderful lens!Http://www.squidoo.com/ConnieCrankpot

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      Cal-A-Mari 8 years ago

      Those are all classic toys. I loved my Erector set as a kid, didn't even know they were still available. Legos were always great, too. Nowadays they're all thematic - superheros, movie themes, etc. We used to just get the pieces and figure out something to put together. At least they're still around. Sometimes it's hard to remember life before video games and electronic toys. Thanks for reminding us.

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      Northernista 8 years ago

      Oh, you are right! I LOVED my dollhouse as a kid.

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      mrkensworld 8 years ago

      Great Lens! I want to learn to build this style..very nice. 5 Stars..Thank you!

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      Vacation-In-My-Head 8 years ago

      Great Lens!! It definitely brought back some memories. 5*'s and I am going to lensroll you to my I Love Care Bears page. Thanks for the great memories.

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      MSBeltran1 8 years ago

      Very cool lens. I love so many of these, and now my kids love 'em.

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      andreaberrios lm 8 years ago

      I love this lens, great memories! 5*

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      greenerme 8 years ago

      Great work! Lincoln logs were one of my faves. Great "ever lens," I'll have to try one of these someday.

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      chillingbreeze 8 years ago

      Aaawwww.. Donna, it's such a great lens. I wanted to be a kid again after getting this lens. And jacks.. lol.. I need to try them out now... Now, I gotta look at all of the lenses you've :)CheersSunSEO-Peace.com

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      Laraine Sims 8 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Oh for the good old days! Days of red wagons, tinkertoys and doll houses. I think you have them all here. Truly a beautiful lens. 5*s.

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      Ashly Rain 8 years ago

      You can tell you've done lots of research. Great lens. 5*'s!

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      enslavedbyfaeries 8 years ago

      I love the toys you've picked to showcase here. My kids love to go to Grandma's house and pull all the old toys out of her basement. 5* for a fun lens!!

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      Sukeydoo 8 years ago

      Wow - great lens - and so much info. Well done

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      SewWithSarah 8 years ago

      LOVE your lens! Our quadruplet grandbabies will be 3 next month, and I'm planning on getting them some Lincoln Logs, and some other "building" blocks. Thanks for the great info!!!

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      Bill's Pressure Cleaning of Port St Lucie 8 years ago from Port St Lucie, FL

      Hi Donna.. Nice Lens, Great selection = 5-Stars !How long did it take to create this lens.. lolBill S. - Pressure Cleaning Techniques and Equipment

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      Dianne Loomos 9 years ago

      Nice to see that a lot of our classic toys are still around, updated and modernized. 5* and lensrolled.

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      Semikroes 9 years ago

      Hi Donna,this is a great lens, with alot of nice things.

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      Pat 9 years ago from Midwest, USA

      What a fun lens!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Lots of lovely stuff here - but...the best boardgame of all time in our household is "Sorry!"

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      chessqueen 9 years ago

      What about chess? This is a greatest game in the world to me:)Very good lens!Inna

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      Teddi14 LM 9 years ago

      Great lens. I totally had a pogo stick. I had forgotten all about it. I have a lens too that is related to toys. You can tell what your favorite was/is and take a walk down memory lane. I am going to lensroll this to mine. Could you do the same? Please check it out. https://hubpages.com/games-hobbies/toys_kids_love Thanks for bringing back some memories!!

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      DAD1104 9 years ago

      How about the board game 'Dark Tower'. ?

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      Johanna Eisler 9 years ago

      Yes, yes, yes, yes, and YES! Every time I scrolled down further, I found another old friend that I spent many happy hours playing with--or always wished for! Some joys last forever.Thanks for the memories.

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      Joan4 9 years ago

      wonderful lens! fun to remember!

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      Shannon Chiarenza 9 years ago from Vancouver bc

      walk down memory lane with many of these toys...tekton towers especially, great lens :-)

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      happy-jack 9 years ago

      Top toys top lens, very well done. Thank you

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      akrause2112 9 years ago

      Excellent Source For All The Classic Toys! I Am Proud To Feature It In The HUGE LENSES Group!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 9 years ago

      Great lens! I loved the Lincoln Logs as a child and my kids played with Leggo. Of the two, I still prefer the Lincoln Logs. *****Lizhttp://www.squidoo.com/swainsonshawk

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      funwithtrains lm 9 years ago

      Amazing lens! Tons of great information! For the best electric trains, please visit my Marklin Trains lens.

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      Stephen Carr 9 years ago from Corona, CA

      A of memories here.Gas and Auto Expense Money Saving TipsStephenC

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      teamlane 9 years ago

      Wow! I thought your last lens I visited had a lot of stuff. This one has more and is amazing! Blessed by a Squid Angel! :)

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      Kiwisoutback 9 years ago from Massachusetts

      Another excellent lens, I like the reviews offered.

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      Tony Payne 9 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Great lens, 5 ***** from me. The only negative comment I have is that it's maybe too long - tawkes forever to load. But it brought back lots of childhood memories. It was interesting to see that the Erector sets are still called Mecanno - same as in England where I grew up.

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      Roving Band 9 years ago

      This is such a cool lens. It's great to be in the "Fun For Kids" group with you!

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      thomasz 9 years ago

      Interesting lens. Nice info.

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      Tiddledeewinks LM 9 years ago

      What memories for a "Baby Boomer" like me! Don't forget Tiddledywinks and Gumby & Pokey. Check out my lens on Gumby & Pokey and also the Smurfs. They'll be up soon!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Excellent lens, as usual! You really raise the bar of what it takes to make a quality lens!

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      chloecavanaugh 9 years ago

      I think you're a big kid at heart! I love this. What a variety, very well done.*****Chloe

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      mrsjordanjr 9 years ago

      Many great toys that I grew up with listed here. I've built a lens dedicated to See 'n Say toys, another great classic. 5 stars for you!

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      Nathalie Roy 9 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Great 5 stars lens!!

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      elishadavis 9 years ago

      Amazing and inspiring lens. Very well presented. I would like to share to you Credit Card Rewards Program at Reward Credit Card Site. Cheers! 5 stars for you!

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      mermadebaubles 9 years ago

      Fun! Thanks for making this lens. :D Makes me rethink when I contemplate electronic purchases.Jen

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      A great collection! Don't forget about Radio Flyer trikes, tricycles and other ride on toys.

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      krisManuel 9 years ago

      Hey Donna, another great lens~! 5-stars.

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      AlisonMeacham 9 years ago

      I really enjoyed this lens. I love Mr Potato Head - a classic!

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      Gail Faulkner 9 years ago

      Your lens has been accepted into the Baby shopping Group Welcome to the group. Gail

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      Barkely 9 years ago

      Welcome to the Fun For Kids Group!

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      groovyoldlady 9 years ago

      Great toys, but you mispelled "absolutely".

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      Robin S 9 years ago from USA

      Wow! You've got all the classics here!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Wonderful lens! This information brings back great memories. Thank you