Boomers' Risky Playthings 7 Banned Toys and Games

Clackers Clackers were a popular toy in the 1960s and 1970s. They consisted of two hard plastic balls attached to a string. The aim was to swing the balls up and down, making them "clack" together.

Lawn Darts  Lawn darts, also known as Jarts, were a backyard game in which players threw large darts with pointed metal tips into a target on the ground. They were banned in the 1980s 

Easy-Bake Oven  The Easy-Bake Oven was a popular toy among young girls. It used a light bulb to cook small treats. However, it was banned in the early 2000s 

Sky Dancers Sky Dancers were flying dolls that were launched into the air and spun around. They were banned because the spinning motion caused them to fly unpredictably and collide

Aqua Dots Aqua Dots were craft beads that could be arranged into designs and then fused together with water. However, they were banned in 2007 

Clacker Balls Clacker Balls were small plastic balls connected by a string. They were meant to be swung and clacked together. However, they were banned due to the risk of the balls shattering and causing eye injuries.

Snacktime Cabbage Patch Kids These dolls had mechanical mouths that "ate" plastic snacks. However, they were banned because the dolls' mouths were powerful enough to chew on children's hair, fingers, and other body parts, leading to injuries.

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