The 1960s, also known as the Swinging Sixties was a decade of fun, due to the relaxation of the taboos and constraints of previous years,. The sixties was known for its peaceful demonstrations of peace and love and the creation of the Hippie sub-culture.Read More
If you search for “The most popular toy in history” you will most definitely see mention of the Rubik’s cube.
Invented in 1974 by 30 year old Hungarian professor of Architecture and sculpture, Erno Rubik, the ever popular puzzle has been an all time classic for decades, stumping puzzlers young and old with its magical logic.Read More
The 1950s was a decade of great change, and was also known as the golden age of television, with television becoming a huge influence on what to wear and buy.
Rock and Roll led to fun times and fashion became more relaxed.Read More
The Forties was a decade dominated by the Second World War, which had a profound and everlasting effect on the whole world.
Life still continued however, but everyone had to become more inventive and use their imagination more.Read More
The 1930’s in Australia were very tough, much like most of the industrialised world, with years of high unemployment, poverty and low profits. It wasn’t all doom and gloom though …Read More
Amaze the eyes with brilliant colours and patterns with the classic Schylling design. These beautifully illustrated tin kaleidoscopes continue to dazzle all who lay their eyes on them, and little hands always make a beeline for them in store.Read More
Our Jacob’s Ladder is a traditional wood and lace click-clack toy and is a timeless classic, and a perfect edition to any toy collection. The Jacob’s Ladder is the original fidget spinner, perfect for busy hands.Read More
The simplest toys are always the best! We can’t help but love our traditional tin spinning tops from Schylling. These wonderful humming tin spinning tops are the perfect size for little hands. Each one features beautifully illustrated carousel graphics and entrances on each spin.Read More
In 1928 Pedro Flores, a Filipino immigrant opened the first ever yo-yo (also known as yoyo) manufacturing company in Santa Barbara, USA. By the end of the following year an additional two factories had been built to maintain the popularity of this toy, turning out 300,000 yo-yos daily!Read More