10 Toy Fads That Have Faded

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Kids’ demands for the coolest new toys can make parents dread passing the toy aisle. But when Mom and Dad finally give in, kids often reach for the latest fad. Many fad toys started off or gradually became collectibles, with owners of the rarest items garnering envy from fellow collectors, including adults, but eventually many of these items faded out. In other words, they don’t have staying power the way that, say, Barbie Dolls and Hot Wheels do, according to Mattel spokeswoman Sara Rosales. Here are 10 toys that were cool kids fads. You might even recognize some from your own toy box. Photo Credit: boopsie.daisy