The 1910’s were a generation of building. The nation was building its infrastructure, building wealth, and kids were building with their toys. The most popular toys of the 1910’s were the kinds that little boys would build with, while little girls played with dolls.The Erector set was first invented in the 1910’s. When he first tried to present an erector set to toy makers, it was not well received. But today, it has become one of the most popular toys, and a standby gift to buy because it’s so versatile and allows for a lot of creativity in play for kids. The inspiration for the Erector set came from watching workers rivet steel beams together, and it has stayed as timeless as it once was.
The Raggedy Ann doll ranks either number one or number two on the list of the most popular dolls of all time. Moms, daughters, and grandmothers, can all remember having a Raggedy Ann doll when they were young. The first Raggedy Ann doll was created in the 1910’s for a newspaper cartoonist’s daughter. But, when he began to sell them to the public, the desire for the doll was high, and it became the most popular toy of the 1910’s.
Lincoln logs have been around since 1916, and parents still buy them as Christmas and birthday gifts for young kids because they’re a great toy. Most people can remember having a Lincoln Log set growing up, and it’s a common gift for younger kids because it allows them to create and build, and they’re very durable.