MOST POPULAR TOYS BOUGHT FOR CHRISTMAS SINCE 1960

MOST POPULAR TOYS BOUGHT FOR CHRISTMAS SINCE 1960

1960 BRIO Classic Wooden Railway by BRIO Corporation

1960 Etch-A-Sketch by Ohio Art Company

1960 Game of Life by Milton Bradley

1961 Slip N’ Slide by Wham-O

1961 Troll dolls by Thomas Dam Inc.

1962 Chatter Telephone by Fisher-Price

1963 Easy Bake Oven by Kenner, Hasbro Inc.

 

1964 GI.Joe by Hasbro, Inc.

1965 Creepy Crawlers by Mattel, Inc.

1965 Operation by Milton Bradley

1965 See ‘n’ Say by Mattel, Inc.

1966 Twister by Milton Bradley

1967 Battleship by Milton Bradley

1967 Big Wheel ride-on by Marx Toys

1967 Ker Plunk by Ideal Toy Co.

1967 Lite Brite by Hasbro, Inc.

1968 Hot Wheels Racing sets by Mattel, Inc.

1970 Nerf Balls by Parker Brothers

1971 Mastermind by Invicta Plastics Ltd.

1972 Uno Card Game by International Games

1973 Shrinky Dinks by K&B Innovations

1974 Dungeons and Dragons by TSR, Inc.

1974 Playmobil people & playsets by Playmobil

1975 Othello by Gabriel Industries Inc.

1976 Magna Doodle by Mego Toys

1977 Star Wars action figures by Kenner,Hasbro Inc.

Star Wars Figures 1977
Star Wars Figures 1977

1978 Hungry Hungry Hippos by Hasbro, Inc.

1978 Rubik’s Cube by Ideal

1978 Simon Electronic Game by Milton Bradley

1979 Cozy Coupe Ride-On by Little Tikes

1979 Strawberry Shortcake by Kenner

1982 Stompers die-cast vehicles by Schaper

1982 Trivial Pursuit by Selchow & Righter

1983 Cabbage Patch Kids by Coleco

1983 Care Bears by Kenner

1983 My Little Pony by Hasbro, Inc.

1984 Transformers by Hasbro, Inc.

1985 Scruples Game by Henry Makow

1985: Optimus Prime (£16.87)

1985 Teddy Ruxpin by Worlds of Wonder

1986 Pound Puppies by Tonka

1987: Sylvanian Families set (£6.97)

1987 Koosh Ball by OddzOn

1987 Pictionary by The Games Gang

1988 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Playmates Toys Inc.

1988: Ghostbusters Proton Pack (£19.87)

1989 Super Soaker by Larami

1989: Batman Batmobile (£9.94)

1990: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (£3.78)

1991: GameBoy (£69.94)

1992 Barney the Dinosaur plush by The Lyons Group

1992 K’NEX Building Sets by K’NEX Industries

1992: Thunderbirds Tracy Island (£32.87)

1993 Magic: The Gathering Collectible card game by Wizards

1993 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers by Bandai

1993: Barbie Dolls (From £10.97)

Barbie 1
Barbie 1

1994: Power Rangers Figures (£4.74 each)

1995 Lamaze Learning products by Learning Curve Int’l

1996: Toy Story Buzz Lightyear (£23.87)

1996 Beanie Babies by Ty

Barbie 2
Barbie 2

1996 Tickle-Me Elmo by Tyco Preschool

1997 Bass Fishin’ Game by Radica Games

1997 Tamagotchi by Bandai

1997: Teletubbies £27.39 and Tamagotchi (£9.99)

1998 Furby by Tiger Toys £24.87

1998 Rescue Heroes by Fisher-Price

1999 Groovy Girls by Manhattan Toys

1999 LeapPad by LeapFrog

1999: Who wants to be a Millionaire? (£23.78)

My Little Pony
My Little Pony

2000 Razor scooter by Razor

2000: Teksta Robotic Dog (£38.74)

2001: Bob the Builder (£19.97)

2002: Bratz Dolls (£24.99)

2003: Beyblades (£5.99)

2004 Robosapien (£74.97)

2005: MP3s, PSP and Xbox 360 (From £9.99 to £299.99)

2006: Nintendo Wii (From £129.99 to £169.99)

2007: In the Night Garden Iggle Piggle (£34.99)

2009: Go Go Pet Hamsters (£9.99)

2010: Toy Story 3 DVD (£4.99)

2011: Leapfrogs LeapPad Explorer Tablet (£79.99)

2012: Skylanders Giants (£52.89)

2013: FURBY™ Boom (£45.99)

2014: FROZEN Snow Glow Elsa (£34.99)

2015: Star Wars The Force Awakens Kylo Ren Deluxe Electronic Lightsaber (£34.99)

2017: Hatchimals

Star Wars Figures 1977
Star Wars Figures 1977

List compiled with the help of Toys R Us. Prices listed are from year in question.