Does bubble wrap really belong in the Toy Hall of Fame? | The Tylt

Does bubble wrap really belong in the Toy Hall of Fame?

Bubble wrap is among the 12 finalists announced for the National Toy Hall of Fame at the National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York. Inductees will be announced on November 10. Bubble wrap was accidentally created in 1957 and has been a constant source of amusement for children for generations. It even has its own national appreciation day! But critics say packaging material should not qualify as a toy, no matter how much fun it is to pop. What do you think? Vote below!

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Bubble wrap was invented by Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes, who were trying to create plastic wallpaper. They soon realized bubble wrap was best suited for packaging material and a multi-billion dollar empire was born!

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There's no denying bubble wrap has been a source of enjoyment for both children and adults. And isn't that the real hallmark of a great toy?

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On the other hand, bubble wrap is literally packaging material. If that's considered a toy, isn't everything a toy? What's the point of a Hall of Fame then?

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Does bubble wrap really belong in the Toy Hall of Fame?
A festive crown for the winner
#EverythingIsAToy
#DontBeStupid