ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.The contenders for the Class of 2017 were announced Tuesday.Also up for the honor are the board games Risk and Clue, the Magic 8 ball, Matchbox cars, My Little Pony, the PEZ candy dispenser, Transformers, the card game Uno and Wiffle Ball.Two or three toys will be inducted Nov. 9 into The Strong museum in Rochester, where the hall is located. Anyone can nominate a toy. The inductees are chosen on the advice of historians, educators and others for their longevity and success and ability to inspire creative play.
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- Paper airplane, sand among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame
Tuesday Sep 12, 2017
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By Chronicle Staff and News Services - Thursday Nov 9, 2017
Hall of Fame gets a Clue The board game Clue. In the National Toy Hall of Fame. With the Wiffle Ball and paper airplane. The whodunit game and the other givers of joy were named in the Class of 2017 for the hall, which is located inside the Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y. The inductees, chosen on the advice of historians and educators, all were nominated by the public and had to have inspired creative play across generations.
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