We all have them. There are many different types of toys. Some people might think that all toys are the same, but there are actually many different kinds of toys. For example, there are toy cars, toy animals, and toy blocks. Each type of toy is meant for a different purpose. Toy cars are meant to be driven around, toy animals are meant to be played with, and toy blocks are meant to be built with. There are also electronic toys and educational toys. Electronic toys usually have a battery and play music or make noises. Educational toys usually have a learning component to them, such as letters or numbers.

Those favorite toys from our childhood that we just can't seem to let go of. Maybe it's the nostalgia factor, or maybe it's the fact that they just bring us so much happiness. Whatever the reason, we love our old toys, and we can't wait to share them with our own kids one day. Here are some fantastic facts about our readers' favorite childhood toys and why they hold a special place in their hearts.

The Super Soaker was invented by a Nasa Engineer. In addition to the Super Soaker, Dr. Lonnie Johnson also invented the Nerf Gun and holds over 100 patents. CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN

Mr. Potato Head used to be a real potato... that you had to provide. TRY НЕ ВОД POTA E! BA Pie F J any Incl bod ma Originally MR the toy came with Lot to a stick into a had In 1964 potato you Mattel began providing the plastic potato body. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mom

Barbie and Ken are named after siblings. Together since 1961, it still took them until 2004 to break up. The couple reconciled in 2011. CRACKED.COM

Source: Barbie

Nerf's first slogan was You can't hurt babies or old people. AeRE The world's first INDOOR BALL NERF NeRF Yu The world's BALL first INDOOR The motto helped sell millions of Nerf balls in just its first year. CRACKED.COM

Source: Hasbro

Play Doh was originally invented to clean wallpaper in the 30s. ULEN 8 Play-Do Play-Doh Since it was turned into a toy in 1956, over 3 billion cans of the stuff have been sold. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mental Floss

Furbies were banned from the Pentagon. Officials feared the toy would record classified information. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mental Floss

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