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
As of 2015, the Barbie doll is 56 years old. The doll was debuted to the world on March 9, 1959 at the New York Toy Fair. Today the Barbie doll comes in many different styles.Full Answer >
Chalk can be made by stirring together calcium carbonate and clay, or it can be manufactured by molding. Chalk is made mostly of limestone or gypsum.Full Answer >
Boyds Bears is a line of collectible teddy bears made by the Boyds Bears Authority. Boyds Bears come in plush and resin styles and many are now rare and expensive.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 >