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photos: some of the top toys this year are gifts from christmas past
According to the Toy Association of Canada, some of the most popular toys
This year\'s children\'s Christmas Presents began before the age of 80.
Redesigned Meccano building suit
The dyeing process packs, firewheels, cabbage patches, Transformers and Mickey Mouse all have a long history and are expected to be in high demand this month.
\"I think every generation has retro toys.
Parents, and often grandparents, want to pass on their childhood memories to their children. . .
\"They remember toys with deep affection, or toys they wanted to have but never got when they were kids,\" said Jeff Hearst, president of toys Canada . \".
\"At the same time, the toy industry continues to offer new, innovative game concepts to meet the needs of modern children
Technology, interactive games.
\"See photo gallery of all toys
Thanks to the popular Steven pilberg, the imaging toy for the post-80s Transformers toy is ready for another Christmas
Make a film series.
Keep in mind that Megan Fox statue accessories are not included.
More than 30 years ago, at the height of the cabbage patch boom, armored safety trucks were needed to transport dolls through hysterical little girls and boys during Christmas.
The new advertisement for Cabbage Patch children shows a mother recalling her old doll and hopes to pass on her childhood memories to her daughter through a new doll.
There\'s even a special Cabbage Patch Kid designed by Steven Taylor of Aerosmith-
This doll looks like a lady.
Mickey Mouse has never been trapped in any fashion and has stood the test of time.
Cute mice are even Super this Christmaspowered backup.
Disney bought Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion a few years ago, which means we\'ll see more Mickey and Donald Duck working with plush toys Iron Man and Spider-Man.
Modern reimagining of classic toys does not mean you should throw away old toys.
Jeff Smith, owner of Kool Stuff toys (koolstuff. ca)
In Hamilton, as shoppers look for more personalized and nostalgic Christmas gifts, his retro hobby store expects the business to be active.
\"Who do you have with every new tech gadget already?
A powerful gift is to give them a chance to return to their youth.
A vintage toy uses them as a 9-year-
Always open their gifts.
\"You\'re basically giving someone a time machine at Christmas,\" Smith said . \".
\"Just a few days ago, a customer came in to look for the old motorcycle candy machine his grandmother gave him when he was a child.
He lost it a few years ago and suddenly felt the need to find it again.
When he saw it in the store, his eyes were filled with tears and he said his prayers were answered.
I just gave it to him.
A piece of plastic can bring so much emotion.
\"Smith\'s most cherished vintage toy is a 1970 Planet of the Apes, carefully storing the characters in Barbie\'s Dream House.
When he was a child, he often let his Apes catch his sister\'s Barbie doll.
As long as the apes come and dress up with Barbie later, she will be very satisfied.
His sister died in a family boating accident in 1986, and whenever Smith looked at his family\'s APE and Barbie, he still remembered her.
\"I remember my 6-
The one-year-old son saw the orangutan near our bathroom and asked if he could.
\"I told him he could get it after I left,\" Smith said . \".
\"I came out of the bathroom and he sat there patiently and waited and said, \'You just went.
Can you give it to me now?
We will still laugh because of that.
It\'s good when a vintage toy can help bridge the generation gap and bring parents and children closer. ”Most in-
Vintage toys are needed this Christmas. I. Joe’s kung-
Fu Ying\'s grasp of the action map market is still strong.
The toy has gone through at least three wars, and popularity has soared in the post-80 s.
The Real American Hero, led by the new G. , has achieved a revival in sales. I.
Traitor of cartoon and toy line.
\"When most kids think of star wars now, they\'re referring to the recently released prequel movie with Jar --
\"Jar Binks and the current Clone Wars comics, the anatine Skywalker is portrayed as a Jedi warrior of a hero,\" Smith said . \".
\"Give them this old-fashioned Darth Vader toy and show them the original Star Wars movie, and look in their eyes when they find out who that\'s turned. . .
Then tell them in the voice of your best James Earl Jones that you are their father.
\"Tyco Tater has been an avid video game enthusiast since he was a child, and he wants his 12-year-
Old daughter experience original 8-
The Bit Nintendo Entertainment System is looking for a good system online during Christmas.
\"Today\'s toys are not the same as when I was a child,\" Tat said . \".
\"But some of the old toys I\'m looking for can only be found on eBay.
I was shocked by an 8-year-old man.
Bitcoin video games like baseball superstars cost $90.
If I really let my child play this game, I hardly want her to promise me not to open the package for 10 years to keep it valuable.
Who knows the cost of nostalgia is so expensive?
\"The memory of childhood often leads to great business --
Even repeat the business.
When the Lion King is renewed
The revamped film was released in 3D format this year, winning the box office and earning $70 million in a limited amount of time.
Disney and Pixar will make further use of animation nostalgia and plan to re-
Over the next two years, classics such as Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo and Little Mermaid have been released.
It\'s no surprise that the DVD boxes for old movies and TV shows have rolled off the shelves of stores such as HMV and Best Buy.
\"It\'s a cool dynamic.
Jeff, sales assistant at HMV, said: \"We see parents buying old cartoon shows like Smurfs or super friends so they can show their children what they have seen in the past . \"
\"Then we asked the children to come in and ask for some old shows like The 1960 mission: impossible because they wanted to surprise their grandparents at Christmas.
\"The idea of a nostalgic DVD and music gift is, what better way to make your young people like retro movies than two classic movies --
Travel movie: Back to the future, it\'s a Wonderful Life.
If you\'re shopping for someone who missed the way Charlie Xin won in two and a Half Men, buy them a double feature of Charlie Xin: Hot Shots (funny Charlie)
Sit down and enjoy a bucket of popcorn and some tiger blood.
All the kids and some adults are crazy about Justin Bieber\'s first Christmas album.
Give your teen Jackson 5 A Christmas recording to show the iPod generation the development of Bieber in music.
At this time, when high
Richard Bowden, sales director at Bay Bloor Radio, said tech devices seem to change every month with new upgrades, seeing a trend, customers are looking for Christmas gifts that can bring them back to the troughtech times.
\"As life becomes more and more complex, we find that many people are back to simpler pleasures.
We often hear customers with large systems who can enjoy music from CD, hard drive, laptop, iPod. . .
\"It\'s more like opening up a real LP and reading the cover while they listen to wonderful music,\" Bowden said . \".
\"Analog or digital sounds better all the time.
We all have our own opinions.
One thing is for sure: vinyl records are back this Christmas.
One of the most popular vintage products on Bay Bloor Radio is the turntable.
There are more than 20 different models in the store
It looks classic. looking styles.
\"We never stopped selling and enjoying vinyl in the store, but many of our customers have just begun to discover the magic of the turntable,\" Bowden said . \".
\"The vinyl record reminds me of my father\'s Christmas morning every year, and that he was the first person to go downstairs and play Handel\'s fireworks music on our stereo system.
He will play it out loud.
Wake us all up for Christmas.
My children and I continue this tradition. ”High-tech vs. low-
\"The Peachtree sound equipment has a true retro design. . .
With a buffer tube stage.
My peach tree
NOVA amplifer allows you to enjoy music from any Source: Apple TV, CD, iPod or laptop
\"The Tivoli Model One radio looks like the One you grew up in the kitchen.
\"It\'s easy to use, it sounds great, it\'s in a variety of colors and looks and feels retro,\" Bowden said . \".
While all these retro Christmas shopping ideas will make some people yearn for the explosion of the past, those with blurred memories may make sleeping dogs lie when giving gifts.
\"Last Christmas, I was
My boyfriend gave me a special DVD for Disney\'s old yeel.
He saw me crying when he explained that we were watching that movie for the first time, and I was happy with that, \"said Anne Tran. “Um, no dude.
That\'s the other chick.
I cried when I was a ghost.
Patrick Swaz and Demi Moore made clay at the scene. Epic fail.
\"Sometimes it\'s a good idea to leave the ghosts of the past Christmas in the past.
But if you really want to restore your old holiday memories, here are some fun retro sock filling ideasa-