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
First video arcade 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 the character Gary Lockwood who had a starring role on a TV show produced by Gene Roddenberry
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 suporting his family.
What is Scrabble?
200
First manufactured as a wall paper cleaner in the 1930s, this product was a favorite among young children. In the 1950s, Hasbro repackaged the product 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
In 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 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 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 was used to make the Imperial Hotel earthquake-proof, and decided to make what construction toy for kids
What is 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 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.
What is candyland?
500
The Barbie doll was named after this woman
Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts
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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