70s

The Original Creepy Crawlers Machines Will Make You Wonder How Kids Survived The 60s

Even though we all remember playing with those Creepy Crawler machines when we were kids, they were at one point considered an incredibly dangerous toy! YouTubeThe toy was around long before many of us were born. It was actually released back in 1964 under the name Creepy Crawlers' Thingmaker. Vintage ToysIt came with a little oven that you would use to cook up your chemicals, but the super hot temperature of the oven was only half the problem. EtsyWhile giving your kid an oven that reached 350 degrees is dangerous, it was nothing compared to the chemicals they were breathing

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6 Forgotten Toys That Will Make You Wonder How Anyone Survived Childhood In The 60s

The 60s and 70s were kind of a wild time. There was a lot going on politically, but for those of us who were just kids, we were just concerned with one thing: toys. Nothing else really mattered. Looking back, a lot of the stuff from our childhoods were pretty strange. How many of these things do you recognize? Hypo-Squirt Needle Timm CarneyFor some reason, Hasbro thought it would be fine to make a toy that looked like a big needle. It was actually just a water gun, but it became a complete PR nightmare when the media started to

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12 Kids Toys That Definitely Were Not Safe To Play With

Millions of toys are recalled every year that we're not even aware of. The only ones that really matter are the ones that had some kind of hype associated with it. For example, do you remember the CSI Fingerprint Examination Kit based off the hit crime scene investigation show? It was one of the coolest things to hit the market a decade ago and every child wanted it, but the fingerprint powder was found to contain asbestos! Washington PostThis is how these toy companies crush our souls, when they bring out an awesome product but they don't make it safe