2.00B | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate

Toy Product Design

Related Resources

Invention at Play

History of Toys and Games - A History Channel Special

Interview with Child Psychologist Brian Sutton-Smith - Watch the videos. Dr. Sutton-Smith’s part is in English (with subtitles)

The Art and Craft of Toy Design - A blog for two classes at the Parsons New School for Design, “Making Wireless Plush Toys” and “Toy Concept Development and Design”

Hasbro Toys

I Used To Believe - “I Used To Believe is a funny and bizarre collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children.”

The Sarut Group

Perpetual Kid

Think Geek

ReadyMech Toys - Readymechs are free, flatpack toys for you to print and build.

Papercraft - Make a working Optimus Prime

The Monster Engine - Children’s Art… remastered

Taking Play Seriously (NY Times)

Old-Fashioned Play (NPR)

Creative Play (NPR)

Toy Product Design in the Media

Get a B.A. in Toy Design” - Columbia News Service: December 2007

Toy Soldier” - MIT Tech Talk: December 2007

Toy Stories” - Association for Psychology Science (APS) Observer: December 2006

Toy Designers Make Brushing Fun” - MIT Tech Talk: May 24, 2006

Bathroom Tech: Toothbrush Toys” - GearLog: May 22, 2006