The Atari could be argued as the granddaddy of all gaming systems. Safe to say it was a wildly popular platform that inspired the future of video games.
Rubik’s Cube is one of the most popular toys ever. It was first invented in the 1970s but seemed to get really popular in the 1980s. Many of us had one and it seems to be a toy that transcends age and era.
This is a Fisher-Price toy farm set. I remember playing with this as a kid.
These View-Master toys were great. You put the picture disk in and look into it and you are somewhere else in the world. Maybe this inspired kids to think big and globally.
This is a Fisher-Price pull along telephone. One could say its a kids first mobile phone.
This photo was taken by my dad a few years ago.
This is how American kids prepared for trick or treating back in 1977. Much remains the same but much has changed over the years.