When I look at toys, and what really fascinates kids now, it makes me wonder. Back in the day we had all sorts of toys that would send, the "over-protective" into orbit. Of course this when kids were "sent outside to play" and be home the the streetlights came on was the norm.
Here is one I had, and I had the one that you could bake army figures with wires in them so they could be posed.
What did you have that now would be proclaimed "Life Threatening"? How did we survive