Toy Fact: Tinker Toys

Toy Fact: Tinker Toys

Charles Pajeau of Illinois invented Tinker Toys. At first, no one was interested, so at Christmas time he hired several “little people” to dress as elves and play with the toy in the display window of a Chicago department store. His publicity stunt worked and we still have them some 97 years later.

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Toy Fact: Pez Candy

Toy Fact: Pez Candy

Invented in Austria, the Pez candy machine was created to look like a cigarette lighter. 7 years later, the company began putting character heads on the top and marketing them toward children.

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The Gift of Time—Gives for a Lifetime!

The Gift of Time—Gives for a Lifetime!

One of the most significant milestones in a young child’s life, few skills are used more than telling time. Give your children a real watch or clock and teach them how to use it. It’ll make them feel like one of the big kids – and will give them a real sense of independence.

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