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How Tinkertoys got started

Before there were Transformer action figures, digital cameras, or Playstations, there were Tinkertoys. These and a host of other construction toys in the early 20th century, including Lincoln Logs and Erector Sets, helped kids throughout Appalachia learn by exercising what we now think of as “spatial intelligence.” Charles Pajeau, a stonemason from Evanston, Illinois invented […]

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