9 Hot Retro Toys Of 2012

Dec 20, 2012 -- 6:49pm

9 Hot Retro Toys Of 2012 from ew.com

Furby Ages: 6+ Original debuted in: 1998 Price: $59.99 Furby's gotten one high-tech update: Emotional and unpredictable, Furby will let kids know how it feels through a series of animations displayed in its expressive LED eyes and the more kids play with Furby the more Furby changes.

TMNT Shellraiser Ages: 4+ Original debuted in: 1987 (for TMNT toys only) Price: $42.99 These heroes in a half-shell, riding high with a new show, have one sweet ride complete with 360-degree ejector swing-out

Slinky (Musical Box Special Edition) Ages: 3+ Original debuted in: 1962 Price: $9.99 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Slinky, the box on this brassy Collector's Edition plays the original theme song. Because, you know, it's fun for a girl or a boy.

TinkerToys Age: 3+ Original debuted in: 1914 Price: $43.99 The newly redesigned pieces snap together and stay together for long-lasting play.

Muscle Machines Ages: 8+ Original debuted in: 1999 Price: $5.99 These newest diecast models include a collectible trading card with art by the Muscle Machines primary artist, Rohan Day.

Pac-Man Connect and Play Ages: 4+ Original debuted in: 1980 Price: $24.99 Now you can play level 256. The original arcade game was meant to be never ending, but a glitch in the program ended the game at level 255.

Spirograph Ages: 8+ Original debuted in: 1965 Price: $24.95 This year that geometric drawing fun that is the original Spirograph hit the market for the first time in 10 years. Get that Spiromania.

The Original Big Wheel Ages: 3+ Original debuted in: 1969 Price: $49.99 The King of the Sidewalk is back. The new line includes the original big wheel 16-inch front wheel, bright primary color graphics, a three-position seat, and sturdy plastic construction for safe riding.

Cinderella (My Magical Wand) Ages:3+ Original debuted in: 1950s (after the Disney movie came out) Price: $49.99 Sure, this Disney Princess has never really gone out of style but this latest doll tells a story with images from it magically lighting up on her gorgeous skirt.

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