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Index Toy

A toy is an item that is used in play, especially one designed for such use. [1]

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Action figure

An action figure is a poseable character figurine, made of plastic or other materials, and often based upon characters from a film, comic book, video game, or television program.

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Action Man

Action Man is an action figure launched in Britain in 1966 by Palitoy as a licensed copy of Hasbro's American "movable fighting man": G.I. Joe.

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Age of Enlightenment

The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".

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The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Applied mechanics

Applied mechanics (also engineering mechanics) is a branch of the physical sciences and the practical application of mechanics.

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Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Astrojax, invented in 1986 by Larry Shaw, is a trademark for a toy consisting of three balls on a string.

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An auction is a process of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then selling the item to the highest bidder.

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Audio game

An audio game is an electronic game played on a device such as a personal computer.

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A ball is a round object (usually spherical but sometimes ovoid) with various uses.

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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959.

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Battery recycling

Battery recycling is a recycling activity that aims to reduce the number of batteries being disposed as municipal solid waste.

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Bayko was an English building model construction toy invented by Charles Plimpton, an early plastics engineer and entrepreneur in Liverpool.

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Beanie Babies

Beanie Babies are a line of stuffed animal plush toys created by Ty Warner, who founded Ty Inc..

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Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie are two Muppets who appear together in numerous skits on the popular U.S. children's television show Sesame Street.

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Bisque porcelain

Bisque porcelain or bisque is a type of unglazed, white porcelain, with a matte appearance and texture to the touch.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton.

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Bow and arrow

The bow and arrow is a ranged weapon system consisting of an elastic launching device (bow) and long-shafted projectiles (arrows).

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Boyds Bears

Boyds Bears is a line of collectible resin and stuffed teddy bears being sold at Boyds was acquired in 2008 by Enesco whom in 2014 announced the company had "made the difficult strategic decision to place Boyds into hibernation".

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Brio (company)

BRIO is a wooden toy company founded in Sweden.

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Britains, earlier known by the founder's name W. Britain, is a British toy company known for its diecast lead toy soldiers.

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Card game

A card game is any game using playing cards as the primary device with which the game is played, be they traditional or game-specific.

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Carpenter and Westley

Carpenter and Westley were a British optical, mathematical and scientific instrument makers between 1808 and 1914.

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A cart is a vehicle designed for transport, using two wheels and normally pulled by one or a pair of draught animals.

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Causality (also referred to as causation, or cause and effect) is what connects one process (the cause) with another process or state (the effect), where the first is partly responsible for the second, and the second is partly dependent on the first.

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Celluloids are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor, with added dyes and other agents.

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Choking (also known as foreign body airway obstruction) is a life-threatening medical emergency characterized by the blockage of air passage into the lungs secondary to the inhalation or ingestion of food or another object.

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Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.

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Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses".

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Cognitive development

Cognitive development is a field of study in neuroscience and psychology focusing on a child's development in terms of information processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning, and other aspects of the developed adult brain and cognitive psychology.

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A collectable (collectible or collector's item) is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector (not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique).

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Conservation law

In physics, a conservation law states that a particular measurable property of an isolated physical system does not change as the system evolves over time.

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Construction puzzle

In a construction puzzle you have to build (assemble) a technical contraption.

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Construction set

A construction set is a set of standardized pieces that allow for the construction of a variety of different models.

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David Brewster

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 178110 February 1868) was a British scientist, inventor, author, and academic administrator.

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Deductive reasoning

Deductive reasoning, also deductive logic, logical deduction is the process of reasoning from one or more statements (premises) to reach a logically certain conclusion.

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Developmental biology

Developmental biology is the study of the process by which animals and plants grow and develop.

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Dice (singular die or dice; from Old French dé; from Latin datum "something which is given or played") are small throwable objects with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers.

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Die-cast toy

The term die-cast toy here refers to any toy or collectible model produced by using the die casting method of putting molten lead or zinc alloy in a mold to produce a particular shape.

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Digital pet

A digital pet (also known as a virtual pet, artificial pet, or pet-raising simulation) is a type of artificial human companion.

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Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys was the brand name for die-cast Mazak zinc alloy miniature vehicles produced by Meccano Ltd.

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Disentanglement puzzle

Disentanglement puzzles (also called tanglement puzzles, tavern puzzles or topological puzzles) are a type of mechanical puzzle that involves disentangling one piece or set of pieces from another piece or set of pieces.

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Distributed manufacturing

Distributed manufacturing also known as distributed production, cloud producing and local manufacturing is a form of decentralized manufacturing practiced by enterprises using a network of geographically dispersed manufacturing facilities that are coordinated using information technology.

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Doepke Toys

Doepke Model Toys have delighted kids for decades and are now the envy of toy collectors everywhere.

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A doll is a model of a human being, often used as a toy for children.

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A dollhouse or doll's house is a toy home made in miniature.

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Earl L. Warrick

Earl L. Warrick (1911–2002) was an industrial chemist at Dow Corning who is noted for his claim to being the inventor of Silly Putty.

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Educational toy

Educational toys (sometimes called "instructive toys") are objects of play, generally designed for children, which are expected to stimulate learning.

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Electronic game

An electronic game is a game that employs electronics to create an interactive system with which a player can play.

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Epiphany (holiday)

Epiphany, also Theophany, Little Christmas, or Three Kings' Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ.

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Erector Set

An Erector Set (trademark styled as "ERECTOR") is a brand of metal toy construction sets, originally patented by Alfred Carlton Gilbert and first sold by his company, the Mysto Manufacturing Company of New Haven, Connecticut in 1913.

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Ernő Rubik

Ernő Rubik (born 13 July 1944) is a Hungarian inventor, architect and professor of architecture.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Fauna is all of the animal life of any particular region or time.

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Fire safety

Fire safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire.

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Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life.

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Frank Hornby

Frank Hornby (15 May 1863 – 21 September 1936) was an English inventor, businessman and politician.

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A frisbee (also called a flying disc or simply a disc) is a gliding toy or sporting item that is generally plastic and roughly in diameter with a lip, used recreationally and competitively for throwing and catching, for example, in flying disc games.

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Garage sale

A garage sale (also known as a yard sale, tag sale, moving sale and by many other namesSome rarely-used names include "attic sale," "basement sale," "rummage sale," "thrift sale," "patio sale" and "lawn sale.") is an informal event for the sale of used goods by private individuals, in which sellers are not required to obtain business licenses or collect sales tax (though, in some jurisdictions, a permit may be required).

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A gear or cogwheel is a rotating machine part having cut like teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed part to transmit torque.

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A girder is a support beam used in construction.

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Girls' toys and games

Girls' toys and games are toys and games specifically targeted at girls by the toy industry.

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Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.

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Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries International Inc., or shortened to Goodwill, (stylized as goodwill) is an American nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides job training, employment placement services, and other community-based programs for people who have barriers preventing them from otherwise obtaining a job.

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Hacky sack

A hacky sack or footbag is a small, round bag filled with dry grain (e.g. rice) or sand, which is kicked into the air as part of a competitive game or as a display of dexterity.

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Hand sack

A hand sack is any sack or similar object, typically made of cloth and filled with sand or a similar material, that is tossed on the back of the hand in a variety of games.

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Handheld electronic game

Handheld electronic game(s) are very small, portable devices for playing interactive electronic games, often miniaturized versions of video games.

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Hoop rolling

Hoop rolling, also called hoop trundling, is both a sport and a child's game in which a large hoop is rolled along the ground, generally by means of an object wielded by the player.

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Hornby Railways

Hornby Railways is a British model railway brand.

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Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels is a brand of 1:64, 1:43, 1:18 and 1:50 scale die-cast toy cars introduced by American toy maker Mattel in 1968.

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Husk (or hull) in botany is the outer shell or coating of a seed.

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Inductive reasoning aptitude

Inductive reasoning aptitude (also called differentiation or inductive learning ability) measures how well a person can identify a pattern within a large amount of data.

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Indus Valley Civilisation

The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), or Harappan Civilisation, was a Bronze Age civilisation (5500–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.

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An infant (from the Latin word infans, meaning "unable to speak" or "speechless") is the more formal or specialised synonym for "baby", the very young offspring of a human.

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Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (November 2, 1699 – December 6, 1779) was an 18th-century French painter.

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Jigsaw puzzle

A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the assembly of often oddly shaped interlocking and tessellating pieces.

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John Jefferys

John Jefferys, is the first game designer to whom a game design can be definitively ascribed (in the Anglophone world).

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John Spilsbury (cartographer)

John Spilsbury (/I.P.A. spɪlsbəri/ 1739 – 3 April 1769) was a British cartographer and engraver.

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K'Nex is a construction toy system invented by Joel Glickman.

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A kaleidoscope is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces tilted to each other in an angle, so that one or more (parts of) objects on one end of the mirrors are seen as a regular symmetrical pattern when viewed from the other end, due to repeated reflection.

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A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.

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Knucklebones, Tali, Fivestones, or Jacks, is a game of ancient origin, usually played with five small objects, or ten in the case of jacks.

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The tubular building set was created in 2006 by Keith S. Lock of Bradenton, Florida.

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Lego (stylized as LEGO) is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark.

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Lincoln Logs

A sawmill made from Lincoln Logs Lincoln Logs is a U.S. children's toy consisting of notched miniature logs, used to build small forts and buildings.

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Lionel Corporation

Lionel Corporation was an American toy manufacturer and retailer that was in business from 1900 to 1995.

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List of toys

This page is a list of toys; the toys included are both widely popular (either currently or historically) and provide illustrative examples of specific types of toys.

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List of wooden toys

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Little Professor

The Little Professor is a backwards-functioning calculator designed for children ages 5 to 9.

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Little Tikes

Little Tikes is an American-based manufacturer of children's toys, with headquarters and manufacturing located in Hudson, Ohio.

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Lock puzzle

A lock puzzle is a type of mechanical puzzle.

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Logic puzzle

A logic puzzle is a puzzle deriving from the mathematics field of deduction.

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A lunch box, spelled lunchbox in almost all UK and US dictionaries, also referred to as a lunch pail or lunch kit, is used to store food to be taken anywhere.

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Magic lantern

The magic lantern, also known by its Latin name lanterna magica, is an early type of image projector employing pictures painted, printed or produced photographically on transparent plates (usually made of glass), one or more lenses, and a light source.

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Marble (toy)

A marble is a small spherical toy often made from glass, clay, steel, plastic or agate.

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Mass production

Mass production, also known as flow production or continuous production, is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.

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Matchbox (brand)

Matchbox is a popular toy brand which was introduced by Lesney Products in 1953, and is now owned by Mattel, Inc.

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Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California.

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Mattel Auto Race

Mattel Auto Race is the first in the line of many Mattel Electronics games, and is credited with being the first handheld game that was entirely digital, only with solid-state electronics and without mechanical components, even predating the Milton Bradley Company's Microvision, having no moving mechanisms except the controls and on/off switch.

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A maze is a path or collection of paths, typically from an entrance to a goal.

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Meccano is a model construction system created in 1898 by Frank Hornby in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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Mechanical puzzle

A mechanical puzzle is a puzzle presented as a set of mechanically interlinked pieces.

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Mega Brands

Mega Brands Inc., formerly known as Mega Bloks Inc., is a Canadian children's toy company currently owned by Mattel.

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Military vehicle

A military vehicle is a type of vehicle that includes all land combat and transportation vehicles, which are designed for or are significantly used by military forces.

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Model aircraft

A model aircraft is a small sized unmanned aircraft or, in the case of a scale model, a replica of an existing or imaginary aircraft.

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Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle, commonly wheeled, that does not operate on rails, such as trains or trams and used for the transportation of passengers, or passengers and property.

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Mr. Potato Head


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MyMiniFactory is a website for the free sharing of 3D printable files.

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National Toy Hall of Fame

The National Toy Hall of Fame is an American hall of fame that recognizes the contributions of toys and games that have sustained their popularity for many years.

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Neodymium magnet toys

Neodymium magnets, usually small spheres, have been manufactured as educational toys, stress relief products, and an artistic medium.

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Newton's cradle

Newton’s cradle is a device that demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy using a series of swinging spheres.

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Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark (תיבת נח; Biblical Hebrew: Tevat Noaḥ) is the vessel in the Genesis flood narrative (Genesis chapters 6–9) by which God spares Noah, his family, and a remnant of all the world's animals from a world-engulfing flood.

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Nut (hardware)

A nut is a type of fastener with a threaded hole.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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Permanent mold casting

Permanent mold casting is a metal casting process that employs reusable molds ("permanent molds"), usually made from metal.

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Pez (trademarked PEZ in capitals) is the brand name of an Austrian candy and associated mechanical candy dispensers.

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Phantasmagoria (also fantasmagorie, fantasmagoria) was a form of horror theatre that (among other techniques) used one or more magic lanterns to project frightening images such as skeletons, demons, and ghosts onto walls, smoke, or semi-transparent screens, typically using rear projection to keep the lantern out of sight.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.

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Plasticine, a brand of modelling clay, is a putty-like modelling material made from calcium salts, petroleum jelly and aliphatic acids.

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Plato (Πλάτων Plátōn, in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

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Play (activity)

In psychology and ethology, play is a range of voluntary, intrinsically motivated activities normally associated with recreational pleasure and enjoyment.

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Play-Doh (similar to "dough") is a modeling compound used by young children for arts and crafts projects at home.

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Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between.

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Pottery of ancient Greece

Ancient Greek pottery, due to its relative durability, comprises a large part of the archaeological record of ancient Greece, and since there is so much of it (over 100,000 painted vases are recorded in the Corpus vasorum antiquorum), it has exerted a disproportionately large influence on our understanding of Greek society.

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Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.

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Premium (marketing)

Premiums are promotional items — toys, collectables, souvenirs and household products — that are linked to a product, and often require box tops, tokens or proofs of purchase to acquire.

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Prize (marketing)

Prizes are promotional items—small toys, games, trading cards, collectables, and other small items of nominal value—found in packages of brand-name retail products (or available from the retailer at the time of purchase) that are included in the price of the product (at no extra cost) with the intent to boost sales.

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Problem solving

Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, to find solutions to problems.

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Proof of purchase

Proof of purchase is often required for sales promotions and manufacturer rebates as evidence that the customer purchased the product.

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A puppet is an object, often resembling a human, animal or mythical figure, that is animated or manipulated by a person called a puppeteer.

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A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or knowledge.

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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

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Real wages

Real wages are wages adjusted for inflation, or, equivalently, wages in terms of the amount of goods and services that can be bought.

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Richard T. James

Richard Thompson James (January 1, 1914 in Delaware, USA – 1974 in Bolivia) was a naval engineer, best known for inventing the Slinky spring toy with his wife Betty James in Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania in 1943.

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Rock (geology)

Rock or stone is a natural substance, a solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids.

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Rocking horse

A rocking horse is a child's toy, usually shaped like a horse and mounted on rockers similar to a rocking chair.

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Royal family

A royal family is the immediate family of a king or queen regnant, and sometimes his or her extended family.

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Rubik's Cube

Rubik's Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik.

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Safety standards

Safety standards are standards designed to ensure the safety of products, activities or processes, etc.

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Saint Nicholas Day

Saint Nicholas' Day, observed on December 6 in Western Christian countries and Romania, December 5 in the Netherlands and December 19 in Eastern Christian countries, is the feast day of Saint Nicholas.

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Scale model

A scale model is most generally a physical representation of an object, which maintains accurate relationships between all important aspects of the model, although absolute values of the original properties need not be preserved.

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Scandinavian Journal of Psychology

The Scandinavian Journal of Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal on psychology.

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Sex Roles (journal)

Sex Roles is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer.

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Silly Putty

Silly Putty is a toy based on silicone polymers that have unusual physical properties.

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Simon Prebble

Simon Micawber Prebble (born 13 February 1942) is an English actor and narrator.

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Skipping rope

A skipping rope (British English) or jump rope (American English) is a tool used in the sport of jump rope where one or more participants jump over a rope swung so that it passes under their feet and over their heads.

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Sliding puzzle

A sliding puzzle, sliding block puzzle, or sliding tile puzzle is a combination puzzle that challenges a player to slide (frequently flat) pieces along certain routes (usually on a board) to establish a certain end-configuration.

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A Slinky is a toy precompressed helical spring invented by Richard James in the early 1940s.

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Social change

Social change is an alteration in the social order of a society.

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A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space.

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Spatial relation

A spatial relation,D.

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Spinning wheel

A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural or synthetic fibres.

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Star Wars

Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.

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Stick puzzle

Stick puzzles use sets of 'polysticks' (essentially one-dimensional objects) which have to be assembled into two- or three-dimensional configurations.

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Structural steel

Structural steel is a category of steel used for making construction materials in a variety of shapes.

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Stuffed toy

A stuffed toy is a toy with an outer fabric sewn from a textile and then stuffed with a flexible material.

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Synthetic rubber

A synthetic rubber is any artificial elastomer.

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The tangram is a dissection puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes.

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Teddy bear

A teddy bear is a soft toy in the form of a bear.

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A teetotum (or T-totum) is a form of gambling spinning top that is known across Europe from Roman times.

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Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.

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Texture (visual arts)

In the visual arts, texture is the perceived surface quality of a work of art.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.

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Tiling puzzle

Tiling puzzles are puzzles involving two-dimensional packing problems in which a number of flat shapes have to be assembled into a larger given shape without overlaps (and often without gaps).

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The Tinkertoy Construction Set is a toy construction set for children.

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A spinning top is a toy designed to spin rapidly on the ground, the motion of which causes it to remain precisely balanced on its tip because of its rotational inertia.

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Tour puzzle

A tour puzzle is a puzzle in which the player travels around a board (usually but not necessarily two-dimensional) using a token which represents a character.

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Toy block

Toy blocks (also building bricks, building blocks, or simply blocks) are wooden, plastic, or foam pieces of various shapes (square, cylinder, arch, triangle, etc.) and colors that are used as construction toys.

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Toy museum

Toy museums are museums for toys.

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Toy soldier

A toy soldier is a miniature figurine that represents a soldier.

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Toy train

A toy train is a toy that represents a train.

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Toy wagon

A toy wagon has the same structure as the traditional, larger wagon, but is much smaller and has an open top.

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Traditional Mexican handcrafted toys

Traditional Mexican handcrafted toys are those made by artisans rather than manufactured in factories.

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Transport puzzle

Transport puzzles are logistical puzzles, which often represent real-life transportation problems.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) is the European Community Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) which, together with the RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC, became European Law in February 2003.

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Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures.

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Wellesley College

Wellesley College is a private women's liberal arts college located west of Boston in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States.

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William George Horner

William George Horner (9 June 1786 – 22 September 1837) was a British mathematician; he was a schoolmaster, headmaster and schoolkeeper, proficient in classics as well as mathematics, who wrote extensively on functional equations, number theory and approximation theory, but also on optics.

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William Harbutt

William Harbutt (13 February 1844 – 1 June 1921) was a British artist and the inventor of Plasticine.

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Wind-up toy

A wind-up toy is a toy powered by a clockwork motor.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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A yo-yo (also spelled yoyo) is a toy consisting of an axle connected to two disks, and a string looped around the axle.

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A zoetrope is one of several pre-film animation devices that produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings or photographs showing progressive phases of that motion.

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2007 Chinese export recalls

In 2007 a series of product recalls and import bans were imposed by the product safety institutions of the United States, Canada, the European Union, Australia and New Zealand against products manufactured in and exported from the mainland of the People's Republic of China (PRC) because of numerous alleged consumer safety issues.

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3D printing

3D printing is any of various processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together (such as liquid molecules or powder grains being fused together).

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