When I was growing up® , my classmates would have sold the Motherland on the spot for an American toy, but nowadays American toy industry moved on to cater to the weird kids segment.
Let’s say you are raising your child to be a bio terrorist. No problem, a company called Giant Microbes will fill his toy bin with the deadly disease toys.
GIANTmicrobes® are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! They’re humorous, educational, and fun! Each of our GIANTmicrobes® comes with an image and information about the real microbe it represents. They make great learning tools, as well as amusing gifts for anyone with a sense of humor. Best sellers include: The Common Cold, The Flu, Sore Throat, Stomach Ache, Brain Cell, E. coli, Kissing Disease, Ulcer, Martian Life, Beer & Bread, Black Death, Ebola, Flesh Eating, Sleeping Sickness, Dust Mite, Bed Bug, Bookworm, and many more!
Collect them all!
On the other hand, if you want to build your child’s character by subjecting him to ridicule, you can have him dressed up as Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln impersonator gear is readily available, plush beard and all, guaranteed to make your child cry.