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