Popular Christmas Toys over the Years

Do you Remember Hüsker Dü? Waiting in line to get Tickle Me Elmo Before they ran out?

Evolution of "Must Have" toys over the years - Click to download full size image for printing.

Evolution of “Must Have” toys over the years – Click to download full size image for printing.

I always wanted the Doctor’s Kit – Today you can give one that is practical as well as fun!

First Aid for Kids! Keep it fun while playing it SAFE!

First Aid for Kids! Keep it fun while playing it SAFE!

An Evolution of Christmas Toys  Brought to you by: Visually

Then there are the “Toys for Kids of All Ages” – we love fun bandages! They are perfect for kids, colleagues (That’s what I’ll but in the Secret Santa Bag!) just about anyone – with themes ranging from Boo Boo Kisses to Macaroni & Cheese, Cowboy, Pirate and even strips of Bacon, Pickles and more! Sure to put a smile on the face of someone with an ouchie. For the Kid in all of us

The 10 Most Wanted Christmas Toys This Year Compared To 100 Years Ago

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The toys kids are requesting most this year are things with names like Furby Boom, Teksta Robotic puppy, and LeapPad Ultra. I don’t even know what to make of that. But wait til you see what kids were asking for 100 years ago!

A website called MyHeritage wanted to figure out the ten most wanted Christmas toys from 100 years ago, so they dug through actual kids’ letters to Santa that newspapers published in 1913. The top 10 they came up with shows kids in 1913 had much simpler requests, check it out.

Adhesive bandages with your child’s favorite character are readily available

Adhesive bandages with your child’s favorite character are readily available

Top Requests from 1913:

1. Candy

2. Nuts

3. A rocking horse

4. Dolls

5. Mittens or gloves

6. A toy train

7. Oranges

8. Books

9. Handkerchiefs

10. Ice Skates

And the top 10 this year are:

1. The Furby Boom

2. Teksta Robotic Puppy

3. The LeapPad Ultra

4. The Flying Fairy

5. Big Hugs Elmo

6. Barbie Dream House

7. Giggly Monkey

8. Nerf Gun

9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

10. Legos