If you are looking for tips on how to collect Steiff animals, then look no further. You'll find places to purchase the toys and tips on keeping your collection in top shape.
With 32 different buildings, the Lego Architecture Series has been growing in quantity and popularity since 2008. Continue reading to see ALL of the buildings in both the Landmark and Architect Series
How did Barbie come to be? Learn about how the lovely doll's controversial beginnings led to a worldwide phenomenon.
Are you a 90s kid with old toys kicking around in your attic? Some of them might be worth a lot of money today. Check out this list of toys from the 90s worth a fortune today, and see if you're sitting on a gold mine.
Is Barbie, that marvel of disproportionate anatomy, pregnant? (What pretty babies she could produce!) Actually, it's Midge who became pregnant; read on for details.
Repair and rebuild shock absorbers on your radio-controlled (RC) cars. A step-by-step guide with photos.
No action base? No problem! Here's a guide to posing your action figures without spending a lot of money on an expensive platform.
The Barbie Dream House has come a long way since its inception in 1960. This article discusses the numerous changes in style, look, and colors of dream houses for this dream doll.
Regardless of why you decide to sell your vintage toys, you want to get top dollar for them. Here are a few ways to help you get what they are worth.
Learn about the history, collectibility, and value of Patti Playpal, a vintage doll that was first introduced in 1959.
Billy Blazes, Rocky Canyon, Wendy Waters. Big clunky feet, equipment packs. The animated TV show, the direct to video movie. These are the basics, but there's a few weird facts you missed.
Radio-controlled model cars; how to change from original equipment brushed motor to new, low-maintenance brushless motor (with parts illustrations).
When buying vintage or antique teddy bears, it is important to learn the identifying features that help to date them. Here are six features that help to determine the age of a vintage teddy.
If you collect teddy bears or just think they are sweet, you will want to read article this about Boyds Bears, which are no longer being produced.
He-Man revolutionized the action figure industry and gave us a line of toys that to this day remains one of the world's favorites, but which are worth the money?
A claasic R/C toy from the 1990's! Tomy Char-G's were loved by many kids. They were fast, could do 100 million 360's and had rear lights. You could charge them in 45 seconds from the controller. Could we ask for anything more back then?!
In the late 1950s to 1970s, Lucky Products Inc. produced a 100-piece toy soldier set that came with a storage footlocker. These comic book mail-in toys were a remarkable mix of toy Army, Navy, and Air Force figurines.
Save yourself some aggravation with these suggestions for building Metal Earth models. Tips and tricks for the beginner.
He-Man once blazed a new path for action figures. With tons of great characters and a world of fantasy behind it, He-Man figures still are prized possessions for collectors. But which pieces are worth the investment?
Let's have a look at some of the oldest spinning tops from around the world and learn a little about their history, background, characteristics, and more.
eBay is not the only online auction source for vintage toys. This article examines five vibrant auction sites that have a large selection of high-quality vintage toys for sale.
She began her “Barbie Doll Style” in 1959; by 1974, Barbie Doll celebrated her sweet 16th birthday. Mattel’s teenage fashion model had new looks, new clothes and... a special Sweet 16 Barbie promotional doll.
Over two decades ago, Fisher-Price introduced a line of toddler-friendly action figures that eventually outgrew their target audience and became one of Mattel's hottest properties, before it fizzled out for a time.
To keep or not to keep my childhood dolls—that was the question I asked myself. In this article, I share my personal stories on why each doll is special to me. Read on to learn the outcome of my decision.
The Teddy Bear was named for United States President Theodore ("Teddy") Roosevelt. This article explains why the bear was named after the president and provides information about the history of the Steiff and Vermont Teddy Bears.
Vintage Lego minifigures from the classic sets of the 1970s and 1980s were the predecessors of modern minifigs like Batman, Star Wars and Harry Potter.
In this article, I will show you how to easily remove the old hair from your vintage troll doll and replace it with new Icelandic sheepskin hair.
From gears to wheels, Lego Technic sets are challengingly fun for builders of all ages. Check out all of the 1,000+ piece Technic sets right here for inspiration as you admire their fine detail!
The best toys are the ones you had as a kid, and for me that was 80's toys! Start up a collection of these priceless memories with the help of this article. Learn how I fell in love with 80's toys again and had a blast doing so.
Even the most matted and knotted My Little Pony hair can be washed and curled if you have the patience. I've only tried this with vintage My Little Ponies (from the 1980s), but I believe it will work on the newer models, as well.
The Lego company didn't always manufacture little plastic bricks—the first interlocking bricks were made in 1947! In the 60s, they became wildly successful with a series of motorized trains, still prized by collectors. Learn how to identify vintage Legos and buy cheap sets online through eBay.
Build plastic or wood models is a rewarding pastime that requires the use of your brain and your hands. Building replica models of any object is both an art and a craft.
This guide will take a look into the mesmerizing Kachina dolls crafted by the Hopi tribe, offering a glimpse into some of the history and meanings behind these amazing works of art.