Discover Iconic Advertising Toys

February 27th, 2015 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s February 27, 2015, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

The Advertising Icon Museum

 

Age Range: All (All grades, children with parental supervision)

 

What a hoot! At this site you can tour an advertising toy museum located in Florida. Be prepared to click your mouse a lot to take this tour.
When you get to the link above, just click on any section of the wall shelves that you will see. A new screen appears with a closer view. Click on any section of shelves and you will get an even better close-up view. Then, pick one of the toys and click on it. A new screen appears with a clear photograph of the toy and information about its history, the date it first appeared, what condition the toy is in, and a little info about the ad campaign it was used in, as well some history of the company it represents. To return to the previous pages, use your back button in your browser.

From Mr. Peanut to the Fruit Loops Toucan to the Nestle Quick Rabbit to Ronald McDonald – the whole family will recognize these playful advertising icons. Who knows, you may discover that one of the toys you have collected over the years is a treasured piece of Americana!

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