How long is a Slinky toy?

Answer A Slinky is a common household toy made of 67 feet of flattened steel wire. The toy can be compressed to about 2-1/4 inches and expanded to up to 15 feet without permanently distorting the wire.Sou... Read More »

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How to Tattoo Your Slinky?

The finished slinkySome slinkies can be plain. If you have old temporary tattoos you can customize your slinky!

Who makes the Slinky toy?

Richard James invented the Slinky in 1945 and sold it at Gimbels Department Store in Philadelphia. The toy was an instant success. James called his company James Spring and Wire Company. In 1956, t... Read More »

Who invented the slinky toy?

The Slinky was created by Richard James, a Philadelphia-area engineer who, in 1943, was attempting to create a spring that could stabilize equipment aboard ships during World War II. His wife, Bett... Read More »

How to Care for Your Slinky?

Maybe your slinky is covered with dust, it's tired of sitting on a shelf without a house, or it's just plain bored! If you want to please your slinky read on.