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McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys from the 80s- 1987

Happy Meal toy and promotion selection from 1987.


Crayola 2 sets w/plastic stencil and crayola marker or crayon – Hamburglar w/ crayons, Birdie w/ orange or green marker, Grimace w/ flourescent crayons, Ronald McDonald w/ blue or red marker
Under 3– Cardboard stencil of Ronald in a firetruck w/ crayons
Promotional bag printed like a Crayola crayon box w/stencils, crayons and an entry blank for “What America Means to You/ Draw America” contest
Muppet Babies 2 (test in 1986) – Plastic figures w/ their own separate ride-on toy-  Baby Gonzo w/tricycle, Baby Piggy w/convertible, Baby Fozzie w/ Hobbie Horse, Baby Kermit w/ Skateboard
Under 3- Baby Kermit and Baby Piggy on roller skates
Boats ‘n Floats – plastic boats with decals that doubled as Happy Meal containers- Grimace Ski Boat, Fry Kids Raft, Birdie Float, McNuggets Life Boat
Real Ghostbusters school accessories– Slimer pencil and topper, Staypuft Notepad and Eraser, Containment Chamber pencil case, Ghostbusters 6″ ruler w/XOGraph scenes, Stay Puft pencil sharpener
Berenstein Bears 2- flocked set – Papa w/ wheelbarrow, Mama w/ cart, Brother w/ scooter, Sister w/ wagon, U3 Papa (not flocked)

Under 3-  Mama (not flocked)
Hallowe’en Pumpkin Pails– lids had smaller patterns of holes in them- McBoo, McGoblin, McPunk’n
Disney Favourites Activity Books– The Sword and the Stone colouring book, Lady and the Tramp sticker book, Cinderella paint with water, Dumbo press out book
Runaway Robots– Bolt, Skull, Jab, Beak, Flame, Coil
Little Engineer train engines w/ decals– Grimace Purple Streak, Fry Girls Express, Birdie Sunshine Special, Ronald’s Railway, Fry Guys Flyer
Under 3– Fry Guy Happy Car, Grimace Happy Taxi
Metro Zoo rubber animals w/map of Miami Zoo– Gorilla, Elephant, Flamingo, White Tiger
TV Lunch Box w/ decals– Frys, Road
McDonaldLand Lunch Box that doubled as a Happy Meal container- 2 colour w/McDonaldland scenes on the white side – Ronald McDonald in Spaceship, Sliding Down a Rainbow, Playing Football, Playing Baseball
Kissyfur flocked rubber toys – Kissy Fur, Gus, Floyd, Jolene, Duane, Toot, Beehonie, Lennie
McDonaldland Band instruments-Fry Guy Trumpet, Ronald Harmonica, Hamburglar Whistle, Grimace Saxaphone, Ronald Whistle, Ronald Pan Pipes, Fry Guy Boat Whistle, Birdie Kazoo
Under 3– Train Whistle, Pan Pipes
Design-O-Saurs toys w/interchangeable parts-  Ronald on Tyrannosaurus, Grimace on Pterodactyl, Fry Guy on Brontosaurys, Hamburglar on Triceratops
Castle Maker sand moulds– Cylindrical, Rectangular, Square, Dome
Changeables– McDonald’s food package toys that transform into robots – Chicken McNuggets, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, French Fries, Big Mac, Egg McMuffin, Shake
Macthbox Super GT cars, each came in 2 colours- Ms. Bigfoot 0.9″ wheels, Ms. Bigfoot 1.3″ wheels, Bronco 0.9″ wheels, Bronco 1.3″ wheels, Bigfoot 1.3″ wheels, Bigfoot 0.9″ wheels, Shuttle 0.9″ wheels, Shuttle 1.3″ wheels
McDonaldland figures – Fry Guy on McBronto, Hamburglar on McTops
Under 3– Team McDonald’s, Happy Taxi

Other promotion items for 1987

Super Sticker Squares– 9 scenes w/100 reusable stickers
Stickers Fun Set
Cookie Cutters– Fun Mold-Fry id, Fun-Mold Ronald
Fry Guy on Brontosaurus, Hamburglar on Tricerahamburglar Triceratops
45 RPM record– Mac Tonight
Fun Times Magazine
Snow White Posters- Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves w/ the Dwarfs’ cottage, Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs w/birds and rabbits  35×23″
Christmas ornaments from Disney’s Cinderella free w/ $5 gift certificate book– stuffed Gus and Jacque mice
MCKids white plastic cup 5 1/2″
Garfield glasses– Just me and the road, Poetry in motion, Home James, Are we having fun yet?
Frisbees- Fling ‘n Fly Ronald McDonald, Wild West Flinger Ronald McDonald, Flying Wheel Ronald McDonald 3 1/2″
Sunglasses– Mac Tonight
Small activity books, 10 fold 3 1/2″ x 4 1/8″ – Games ‘n Riddles, Travel Fun
Postcards– McDonaldland characters “The Whole Gang”
McKids logo ball cap
Hamburglar cloth doll 12″
Birdie cloth doll, 12″
Fry Girl cloth doll, 12″
Fry Guy cloth doll 12″
Fry Kids cloth ornaments – guy and girl, 31/2″
Muppet Babies Christmas stuffed dolls– Baby Kermit 10″, Baby Miss Piggy 11″, Baby Fozzie 12″
Ronald McDonald cloth doll w/raised arms 13″


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