The first Barbie doll was made in 1959, and the doll was introduced that year at the American International Toy Fair. The first Barbie doll was inspired by an earlier doll, the Bild Lilli, which was produced in Germany starting in 1955.Know More
The earlier Bild Lilli doll was based on a character in a German comic strip that first appeared in 1952 and ran until 1961. Production of the Bild Lilli doll ceased in 1964 when Mattell acquired the rights to the doll.
The first Ken doll was made in 1961. African-American Barbie dolls and Hispanic Barbie dolls first appeared in 1980.Learn more about Toys
A Radio Flyer wagon is a brand of toy wagon originally made by Antonio Pasin. Pasin was an Italian immigrant who moved to the United States in 1914. He started mass producing the iconic toy in 1923 when he opened the Liberty Coaster Company.Full Answer >
A yo-yo string is made up of two strands which can be untwisted to form a loop. This loop can be slipped over the yo-yo onto its axle where the two strands twist back together to reform the yo-yo string.Full Answer >
Bouncy balls are made from natural rubber, polymers, plastics or sometimes treated leather. Bouncy balls can be made at home using borax, cornstarch, glue, warm water and food coloring.Full Answer >
Robots are made of three main components: the controller, mechanical parts and sensors. The type of materials that make up the different components will vary depending on the type of robot. These components can be metal or plastic, but usually robots are made of metal.Full Answer >