This Year’s Toy Hall of Fame Finalists Include He-Man, Jenga, My Little Pony, and Yahtzee

2020 fall of fame toys

The National Toy Hall of Fame just announced the 12 finalists for its 2020 class, and once again my favorite childhood toy . . . illegal fireworks . . . was robbed. The finalists this year are:  Baby Nancy doll . . . bingo . . . Breyer toy horses . . . Jenga . . . Lite-Brite . . . He-Man action figures . . . My Little Pony . . . Risk . . . sidewalk chalk . . . the game Sorry! . . . Tamagotchi . . . and Yahtzee. The winners will be voted on by toy industry experts . . . plus public voting at ToyHallOfFame.org for the next week.  Around three of the 12 toys will wind up getting inducted.  They’ll be announced on November 5th. Last year the three toys that made it in were the coloring book, “Magic: The Gathering” cards, and Matchbox cars. Four of the nominees this year were ones that didn’t make the cut last year:  Jenga, He-Man, My Little Pony, and Risk.

National Toy Hall of Fame Reveals 2020 Toy Finalists