Snow globes can be found at most toy stores or gift shops. However, the best place to buy a snow globe is online. Though certain stores like Target, Hallmark and Saks Fifth Avenue carry them, the selection is usually lim... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

Materials required for a simple do-it-yourself snow globe include a jar, a plastic or ceramic figurine (or other decoration of choice), oil-based enamel paint, distilled water and glitter or fake snow. Some clear-drying ... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Homemade snow globes can beeasily crafted at home using basic materials such as a jar, ceramic or plastic figurinesfigurines, glitter, sandpaper,epoxy glue and distilled water.Glycerin, which can be bought at most well-s... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

The Tonka truck's rarity is the most important factor affecting its value, while the toy truck's age is the least important factor. The toy's condition is important, but the rarer the toy, the more forgiving the collecto... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

American Flyer model toy trains were first sold in 1907 as wind-up toys of "O" gauge train tracks, according to The Train Collectors Association. William Frederick Hafner and William Ogden Coleman made and marketed the t... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

Consult with antique toy dealers and auction experts to determine the value of stuffed Paddington Bear toys, or find estimated values by researching current and recent sales of similar items from auction websites. The co... More »

Lionel trains are toy electric trains originally manufactured by the Lionel Corporation. Inventor Joshua Lionel Cowen founded the corporation in 1900. The very first Lionel train was a one-off, created as a store window ... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting