What's the hottest toy of Christmas 2011? Now is the time of year when anxious parents start scouring the malls and retail sites in search of that one item guaranteed to be a hit when unwrapped on Christmas morning.
Like it or not, shopping for toys has been a pretty integral part of the modern North American Christmas experience for much of the last century. And every Christmas has had its must-have items.
Check out the infographic below to see how much things have changed over the last 100 years.
Would today's kids be happy to unwrap a Furby on Christmas morning? Possibly not -- but those Tinker Toys still look pretty cool.
Click on the image below to see it in a larger format.
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