Playtime! Nominees Named For Toy Hall Of Fame

12 toys nominated

The spinning top, colouring book, Super Soaker, Twister and Battleship are among the finalists for this year’s Toy Hall of Fame induction. Two nominees will be chosen November 5. Other toys being considered are: Wiffle Ball, puppet, American Girl dolls, Jenga, PLAYMOBIL, the scooter and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  To earn a spot in the Hall a toy must have survived multiple generations, be widely recognized and foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.  Last year, little green Army men, the Rubik’s Cube and bubbles took their place in the hall, joining 53 other old favorites, including Barbie, Easy-Bake Oven, G.I. Joe, the Frisbee and View-Master.