Meet the new Hall of Fame toys!

Use your noodle.  Solve the Clue-dle.  Do not sneeze or sniffle  When you whack a Wiffle.  Stay out of the drippy rain  To toss your paper plane.

The Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York, is a great place to visit! It is filled with toys that children around the world have played with. And this year, the board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball, and the paper airplane have joined 60 other toys in the museum. All of them are fun to play with and have been around for many years.

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might.  — Ecclesiastes 9:10

Video Story• The Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York, is a great place to visit! It is filled with toys that children around the world have played with. And this year, the board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball, and the paper airplane have joined 60 other toys in the museum. All of them are fun to play with and have been around for many years.

•  A couple in Great Britain invented the game of Clue in the 1940s.

• David Mullany invented the Wiffle ball in the 1950s. His son had given up on backyard baseball because there was little space to play and he kept breaking windows. Mr. Mullany began cutting holes in round plastic parts from a factory. He finally settled on a ball with eight oblong slots. These allow the ball to grab air and slow down.

• No one knows who first invented a paper airplane. But over 600 years ago, the artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci designed flying machines by using parchment paper.

• The stick, cardboard box, building blocks, and baby dolls are among the 60 other toys in the museum. All are “imagination” toys. They allow you to pretend as you play with them. What are other toys that let you imagine as you play?

Ecclesiastes 9:10 says, “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might.” Thank God that He has given you an imagination. Use it every day!

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