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memories of the ’80s – Koosh ball

For those kids expecting a gift from Santa in 1988, the toy that everyone wanted, whether they were a kid or a kid at heart was a Koosh ball. Developed by Scott Stillinger in 1986, the Koosh ball was named because … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Madballs

Always looking to create a toy that would go beyond just the one level, American Greeting’s toy company AmToy brought a unique toy to market in the 1980s – Madballs. First marketed as a collector’s set of foam balls for … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Nerf

How many times did Mum have to say “Take it outside!” when you were playing? In 1970, kids were all asking for Nerf, the first indoor ball. Toy company Parker Brothers was developing a polyurethane foam ball when they were … Continue reading

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