NAME THAT TOY
ORIGINS
LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
INSPIRED BY
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
100

Named because of its combination of oil and chalk

What is Crayola

100

The first video game, which was introduced by Atari in 1972.

What is Pong?

100

It requires 62 feet of wire to create this spirally toy

What is a Slinky?

100

The creator of this toy was inspired by a character on the Star Trek pilot in 1966

What is GI Joe?

100

This game allows you to buy and sell properties, avoid jail time, and draw chance cards

What is Monopoly?

200

In 1931, an out of work Architect created a word game which he originally called criss cross, in hopes of supporting his family.

What is Scrabble?

200

First manufactured as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s, this product was a favorite among young children. In the 1950s, Hasbro repackaged the product as a toy, and it continues to be a best seller.

What is Play Doh?

200

The standard monopoly game includes how much play money? $15,100; $15,120; $15,140; $15,200

What is $15,140?

200

Charles Pajeau was watching some kids play with pencils, sticks and empty spools of thread and was inspired to create what toy?

What is Tinker Toys?

200

ddIn this board game, every players gets to try for world domination with the use of the armies at his or her disposal. To win, one must be a good strategist, and lucky with dice.

What is Risk?

300

This type of toy, which is believed to be the second oldest known in history, is named after the Japanese word for "come come"

What is yo-yo

300

Considered to be the oldest type of toy in history

What is a doll (or dolls)?

300
What's inside an Etch-a-Sketch? Is it: -tin beads and plastic gel -plastic beads and aluminum powder -styrofoam beads and scrap-metal shavings
What is plastic beads and aluminum powder?
300

Frank Wright, son of famed Architect John Lloyd Wright, was intrigued with the methods he observed that were used to make the Imperial Hotel earthquake-proof, and decided to make what construction toy for kids

What are Lincoln Logs?

300

In the United States, the traditional colors of the game markers for this board game are red and black.

What is Checkers?

400

The name of this toy comes from Danish words that mean to "play well"

What is Legos (leg godt)

400

Advertising of toys on television began with the introduction of this toy in 1952.

What is Mr. Potato Head?

400

What treat could you make in an easy-bake oven in 1966? Was it: -bubble gum -noodle kugel -mini pizza

What is bubble gum?

400

What toy was inadvertently promoted by a choreographer through the Ziegfeld Follies girls in 1920?

What is the Pogo Stick?

400

This is a kid's game in which you move around with colors, avoiding sticky messes.

What is Candy Land?

500

The Teddy Bear was named after him

Who is Theodore Roosevelt

500

Pictures of an ancient form of this board game have been identified on Egyptian tombs.

What is checkers?

500

What toy, used to help reduce boredom and to hold down tools during zero-G time, accompanied astronauts to the moon on Apollo 8?

What is Silly Putty?

500

What character in Disney's Toy Story trilogy was inspired its Director John Lasseter's own childhood pull string casper the ghost doll.

What is Woody?

500

In this game, the player is a doctor which must perform a mock surgery by removing plastic objects from the patients body without touching the sides of the opening where the object comes out.

What is Operation?

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