Century of the Child: Growing By Design, 1900 - 2000


Get immersed in 20th century design for children at MoMA.

My kids (with a bit of input and explanation from me) loved exploring this website (and museum exhibition) which explores a century of cutting-edge children’s design, from toys and books to kids’ furniture to the history of Kindergarten. Afterwards, the kids desperately wanted me to find some of the rare vintage toys that appear on the site, like a space helmet and the Omnibot 2000, a remote-controlled robot from 1985 (with a strong likeness to ET). The site is based on an exhibition at MoMA in the fall of 2012.