Monday, January 19, 2009

Lite Brite

Lite-Brite was an electric toy introduced in 1967 by Hasbro that allows lighted pictures to be created. The picture was created by placing multi-colored translucent plastic pegs through opaque black paper. The light from the illuminated light bulb was blocked by the black paper except though where the pegs conduct the light.

1970 Commercial

1 comment:

  1. I had one of these as a kid in the 70's! Much to my Mom's annoyance, I kept losing the colored pegs in our living room's shag carpeting.