Founded in 1932 by blacksmith Anders Winther, Winther is a manufacturer of quality bikes for kids and adults, mostly known for its iconic model 405 tricycle.
Founded in 1945 by Harold Matson and Elliot Handler as a dollhouse furniture company, Mattel is the manufacturer of the original Barbie fashion doll.
Founded in 1918 by Sentarō Kuwahara as a small family enterprise, the Kuwahara Bicycle Company started business by selling bicycle parts wholesale.
Founded in 1949 by Heinz Kettler, Kettler is a German manufacturer of riding toys, exercise equipment and garden furniture.
Jelly shoes, named after their jelly-like sheen, are shoes made of PVC plastic. The exact origins of the jelly shoes are unclear.
Founded in the 1920s by Filipino Pedro Flores as the Flores Yo-Yo Company, Duncan is the manufacturer of the world’s most iconic yo-yo.
Founded in 1961 by Björn Jakobson, Babybjörn is a Swedish manufacturer of baby products, best known for its baby carriers.
Founded in 1948 by Richard Knerr and Arthur Melin, Wham-O Inc. is a toy company known for marketing popular toys such as the Hula Hoop, the Frisbee, the Slip ‘N Slide, the Hacky Sack and the Boogie Board.
Founded in 1956 by Bernhard Markwitz, Bema is the original manufacturer of the inflatable armbands – swim aids designed to make the wearer float in water.
Founded in 1944 by engineer Owen Maclaren as Andrews Maclaren, Ltd., Maclaren is a manufacturer of baby buggies, strollers and carriers based in the UK.
Invented in 1982 by Lonnie Johnson, the Super Soaker is a recreational water gun that has more power, range and accuracy than a conventional squirt guns.
Founded in 1997 by Rolf Mertens, the Kokua bike company manufactures the most iconic balance bike, the likeabike.
Founded in 1936, Cannon Rubber launched Avent in 1984 as a brand of a new type of baby bottle that was short with a wide neck.
Two wooden runners joined by a pull-bar for stability, and the word ‘DAVOS’ branded on the central wooden slat: this simple design makes the Davos the most iconic sledge in the world.
First produced in 1935 by Frank Hornby as the Frank Hornby Firm, Dinky Toys was a manufacturer of die-cast miniature vehicles.
Founded in 1880 by Margarete Steiff, Steiff is a German-based plush toy company known for its high quality toys.
The iconic Uncle Goose ABC blocks teach preschool children how to read, write, sort, and just have fun.
Founded in 1999 by Max Barenburg, Bugaboo International B.V. is a Dutch design company that makes pushchairs for infants and toddlers.
Founded in 1932 as the International Latex Company, which later became known as International Playtex Inc., the company pioneered the development of latex, specifically for the production of ladies girdles.
Designed in 1972 by Norwegian designer Peter Opsvik for Stokke, the Tripp Trapp is an ingenious highchair that revolutionized the children’s chair category.