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Stretch Armstrong

Never has a toy pal exhibited such pliability as Stretch Armstrong. Pull him, bend him, abuse him – it mattered little. Stretch would (eventually) return to his former shape. And during the 70s, Stretch and his arch enemies, Stretch Monster and Stretch Serpent would top many a kid’s Christmas wish list. … read more


Easy-Bake Oven

Yeah, the Kenner Easy-Bake Oven was marked towards girls, and it was unlikly that most boys were going to add it to their Santa wishlist. But once the yummy treats started emerging from oven, ready to be gobbled up, gender took a backseat to appetite, making the Easy-Bake popular with anyone within close proximity. … read more



Any 70s kid could become an instant artist thanks to the Spirograph, a drawing toy that used plastic tools to create complex and colorful geometric shapes. The toy provided endless hours of entertainment and proved enormously popular in the 70s and beyond. Let’s take a look back. … read more