These inappropriate toys came long before parents and experts argued that video games were too violent for kids. What would they say about these vintage toys?
Iver Johnson Revolvers — Just for Kids
While these were advertised as “absolutely safe,” they were also advertised to “shoot straight and kill.”
If guns weren’t destructive enough, this mini atomic lab was perfect for parents looking to set their kids up for a future of mass destruction.
This 1968 game consisted of a large mouse trap that kids had to try to take fake cheese from. What could go wrong?
Here are a few more inappropriate toys… of the creepy variety.