What Kinds Of Toys Were Kids Playing With In The 1960s?

By Rebeka Knott
Dad on the floor playing w. his 3-yr-old son who is sitting in the middle of circular toy railroad track, watching an electric train go around in living room at their home. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection)

The 1960’s era brought about a lot of change in the United States, including with the toy industry.

There was an entire movement that was seen as young people undermining authority and the accepted norm of behavior and morals. That being the case, there was still a generation of children out there who were interested in nothing more than just being kids.