Although childhood experiences can vary greatly from person to person, one thing most people share about their youth is the toys they played with. Some have even become so influential and iconic that it's impossible to separate them from the culture they've become a part of.
To honor these toys' legacy in our lives, we've comprised a list that recognizes the contributions of toys that have sustained their popularity for many years. We considered their icon-status (widely recognized, respected and remembered); longevity (more than a fad); discovery (creativity); and innovation (profoundly changed play or toy design) to create this list. One of the following ten toys can probably be found in any attic or at any garage sale across the country.Click to start the list