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Finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame
Rochester, N.Y. The 12 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong were announced Tuesday.
The finalists include: bubbles, chess, Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green army men, Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, Pac-Man, rubber duck, scooter, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The announcement for the winners will be Thursday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the National Toy Hall of Fame. A weekend public celebration will follow at the National Museum of Play at The Strong on Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10.
The criterion for induction into the hall includes both icon status and longevity, among other things.
A national selection committee picked the 12 finalists from thousands of nominations that they receive each year. Only two of the 12 finalists will be inducted into the hall.