What’s the Greatest Toy Ever?

Here’s a useful poll arriving right before Christmas when so many people are pondering what gifts to buy… Although there is one hitch, the results come not from 3,000 kids but from 3,000 parents, who may want to get back to good old childhood days with the help of their children’s toys.

LEGO for kids

Nevertheless, it’s a fact that the world of toys is reigned by LEGO, the set of colorful bricks that has been around since 1949 thanks to the inventive mind of Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen. Providing endless variations of entertainment, LEGO is firmly on the 1st place.

Scalextric gained enough support from lovers of slot car games to make it to the 2nd place and economically-minded gamers voted for Monopoly being the 3rd most popular game.


4. Nintendo Wii

5. Bicycle

6. Play Doh

7. Barbie

8. Action Man

9. Etch-A-Sketch

10. Crayola Crayons

Jigsaw puzzles, Snakes and Ladders and Rubik’s Cube maintain their popularity, although they failed to make it to Top Ten, and there is always modeling clay or plasticine to have fun with.

Presenting us with their findings, TheBabyWebside who carried out the survey said that the list contains old and well-remembered toys as well as comparatively recent ones, with the older toys winning over the newer. “The majority of those listed in the top 20 have longevity and have been on the toy market for years,” the spokesman pointed out; toys like LEGO that is practically ageless in its appeal are holding their own.

Source of the image: Photl.

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