Infotoy
Have you ever wondered who designed the first kite, or where board games come from? This series delves into the origins of toys and how they have developed through the generations to not just entertain people, but influence major scientific discoveries along the way. More
Ends
Apr 17 2021
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng
Duration
10 Minutes
Episodes
26
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • Infotoy E26 -Chalk
    EP26
    Chalk

    What is sidewalk chalk? Why do chalk sticks rarely include the key component of chalk?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E25 -Puzzle
    EP25
    Puzzle

    What is the secret of the most popular puzzle in the world? Cardboard or wood? Who invented the first puzzle?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E24 -Doll
    EP24
    Doll

    Which came first, the doll or Homo sapiens? Which dolls were worshipped as idols?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E23 -A Ball
    EP23
    A Ball

    How was the ball invented? Who was the first to play team game? How did football overturn the common order of the world?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E22 -Board Games
    EP22
    Board Games

    What is the history of one of the oldest forms of entertainment?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E21 -Plasticine
    EP21
    Plasticine

    What are the similarities between sculpture and ordinary putty for windows?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E20 -Kite
    EP20
    Kite

    A toy, a siege weapon, a meteorological device, a scarecrow or a fishing trick – what is this wonderous thing?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E19 -Cup and Ball
    EP19
    Cup and Ball

    What was the game Indians played? How could you climb the social ladder under Louis XV?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E18 -Marionettes
    EP18
    Marionettes

    What are the essential parts in puppet theater? How was Caesar made fun of in ancient Rome?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E17 -Plush Toys
    EP17
    Plush Toys

    How did plush toys become a symbol of environmental protection?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E16 -Yo-Yo
    EP16
    Yo-Yo

    Devil on a rope that conquered the world. Where did it come from? How did it become popular?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E15 -Slinky
    EP15
    Slinky

    What did a US Navy mechanic change the world market of toys? What makes a slinky drop down the stairs?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E14 -Portable Video Games
    EP14
    Portable Video Games

    Video games are the most popular form of entertainment. When was the first computer game created?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E13 -Skip Jack
    EP13
    Skip Jack

    What is a super ball? What did a chemist do in the lab in his spare time? What does that have to do with the space race?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E12 -Construction Toys
    EP12
    Construction Toys

    How to build a masterpiece of architecture at home? Why is a hammer part of the construction set?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E11 -Toy Soldiers
    EP11
    Toy Soldiers

    None of the generals of the ancient world did without an army of toy soldiers.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E10 -Hoop
    EP10
    Hoop

    Who came up with the first hoop? What would happen if you were to twist a hoop for a long time?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E9 -Mosaic
    EP9
    Mosaic

    Who are the ancient Sumerians and how did monumental painting originate?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E8 -Whirligig
    EP8
    Whirligig

    Why does it whirl without tipping over? How is this grounded in physics?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E7 -Slime
    EP7
    Slime

    What is a non-Newtonian fluid? Why are people afraid of mucus? And how to make Halloween decorations at home?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E6 -Rocking Horse
    EP6
    Rocking Horse

    Why is the rocking horse so valuable for the development of children's sports simulators?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E5 -Table Hockey and Football
    EP5
    Table Hockey and Football

    What is the ideal table size for table hockey? What does the International Federation do?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E4 -Skateboard
    EP4
    Skateboard

    A board on wheels turned out to be a cult thing for millions. What are olli, flip and grind?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E3 -Robots
    EP3
    Robots

    Why are robots ushering in a new era? Why are there myths about Cadmium and dragons?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E2 -Railroad
    EP2
    Railroad

    Learn about the origins, history and rise to global fame of the toy railway in this episode.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Infotoy E1 -Rubik\'s Cube
    EP1
    Rubik's Cube

    This puzzle has become the best-selling toy of the 20th century. How did a simple idea become a global brand?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
 

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