Rubber Ducky - Your the One - Not just for Bathtime fun!
While the origin of the rubber duck is unknown, it is thought to be around the late 1800's. Wow! Long before Ernie of Sesame Street popularized it with his Rubber Duckie song.
In the US the rubber duck often reminds most of bath time fun. However, this adorable toy has many more uses these days. Rubber ducks are great for collecting, for party favors, party decorating and more!
Queen Elizabeth is reported to have a rubber duck that wears an inflatable crown displayed in her bathroom. After the story was posted in the UK, rubber duck sales increased by 80 percent!
In 2006, the Guinness World Record for the largest rubber duck collection was 2.587. How many rubber duckies do you own?
Today there are many types of rubber duckies. There are floaters, squeakers and squirters just to name a few.
Below are a few examples and quick links to help you find the rubber ducks on Ebay.
Glow in the Dark Ducks
Fairy Tale Ducks
Bride & Groom Ducks
Mardi Gras Ducks
Rock Band Ducks
These are only a few of the hundreds of designs available. Its no wonder that there are so many collectors out there today!!