Do you remember Slinkys? Are they still something kids play with? When I have kids I am going to give them a Slinky and if they don't want it I'll play with it, or maybe the next time I go to a house-party I will bring one. I loved to let is off on the stairs and watch it go all the way down.
Here is a handy article from Mental Floss on old toys that really should make a come back!
Ever wonder what LEGO means? Ever wonder where our long ago friends Raggedy Ann and Andy came from? Well here are the answers in Toy History: