McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys from the 80s- 1981

See Also: 19801981198219831984198519861987198819891990-1993


Old West rubber figures– Frontiersman, Indian, Sheriff, Lady, Indian Squaw, Cowboy
Adventures of Ronald McDonald rubber figures– Birdie, Grimace, Ronald McDonald, Big Mac, Mayor McCheese, Captain Crook, Hamburglar
Dinosaur Days rubber figures – Dimetrodon, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Pteranodon, Ankylosaurus
Sponge Toys – Dinosaur, Birdie the Early Bird
Xographs hologram cards- Mastodons, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, Sabre-Toothed Tiger, Tyrannosaurus Rex
3-D Happy Meal boxes with paper 3D glasses shaped like the McDonald’s arches.
Going Places cups-Airplane, Gray Elephant, Steam Engine, Dune Buggy, Fire Engine, Paddle Wheeler
Wacky Cups – Farm, Forest, Parade, Party, Picnic, Zoo
Playmobile by Schapen Toys (test)- figure with coupon to get an accessory set- Indian,  Construction Worker, Cavalry Soldier, Soldier’s Horse, Umbrella Girl, Farmer, Farmer’s Cow
Pocket Patch – Ronald McDonald
McDonaldland Pen Holders
McDonaldland combs– Fry Guy, Hamburglar
Ronald McDonald flywheel frisbee
Goblin Bowling game, Goblin Hockey game, Goblin Horseshoes game
Ronald McDonald catch game -figure, basket and ball on string
Tic Tac Toe game
Ronald McDonald / Fry Guys iron on patch
Ronald McDonald rubber band ring
12″ foot-shaped ruler
6″ Ronald McDonald ruler
Wooden paddle-ball- Ronald McDonald, Grimace
Ronald McDonald string pipe
Ronald McDonald plane and counterbalance on earth ball
Red wind-powered spinner
Rubber-band powered speedboat– Ronald McDonald, Grimace
McDonaldland green and yellow spoons and forks
Tube Whistle – Grimace, Ronald McDonald
McDonaldland blow whistles
Nose Maze Game
Jolly Jet Sponge

Other Promotion items in 1981

McDonaldland Fun Times Quarterly Magazine
45 RPM record– Menu Music Chants
1981 Ronald McDonald Colouring Calendar  w/ coupons
Happy Times Gift Wrap paper and ribbon
Holiday ornament- Bear in Christmas Stocking
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign dolls, 4 1/2″- Ronald McDonald, Grimace
The Great Muppet Caper glasses 5 5/8″
Ronald McDonald seated clock 12×16′
Birthday seals
Growth Chart- Ronald McDonald 5′ x 31/2″
Garfield Christmas dolls– Santa Garfield, Angel Garfield, Garfield Elf, 12″, Reindeer Odie, 12″
Ronald McDonald cloth ornament 4 1/2″


Images in the toy pages are courtesy McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys from the Eighties – Joyce & Terry Losonksy
And courtesy McDonald’s Collectibles 2nd Ed.– Gery Henriques & Audre Duvall