Pots, pans, dolls, games up for toy hall of fame
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Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame.
They will be up against tough competition. Like American Girl dolls and the board game Operation. How about little green Army men and bubbles?
Here are the other 2014 nominees. Fisher-Price Little People, My Little Pony, Rubik's Cube, Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Toys. Also, the toy trucks sold each holiday shopping season at Hess gas stations.
The hall of fame is at The Strong museum in Rochester, New York. Two winners will be inducted Nov. 6.
Anyone can nominate a toy. A committee votes in the winners.
The rubber duck and chess were last year's winners. Fifty-one other toys have been inducted. The hall was established in 1998.
Other past winners include Etch A Sketch, Play-Doh, Barbie, Mr. Potato Head and the Frisbee.
The cardboard box and stick have also made the hall. Kids still love to turn them into play things.
Can you think of a special toy that deserves to be in the Hall of Fame?