What was your favorite toy growing up? Were you a Beanie Baby collector? A science kit tinkerer? A speedy Rubik’s Cube-solver? The last century has seen a huge variety of kids’ gizmos and gadgets. And while some, like the slinky or the Etch A Sketch, have managed to stick around over the years, others have fallen by the wayside, to be replaced by newer, flashier, more high-tech toy fads.
Mode’s latest video, “100 Years of Toys,” pays homage to the most popular toys of the last hundred years, showcasing beloved playthings from each decade. The video provides a fascinating look into the objects that have defined childhood over the past century. Check it out above.
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