In this Aug. 10, 2016 photo provided by The Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y., are the 12 finalists for the class of 2016 for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame: bubble wrap, Care Bears, Clue, coloring books, Dungeons & Dragons, Fisher-Price Little People, Nerf, pinball, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, swing, Transformers, and Uno. The winners will be chosen with input from a national selection committee and inducted on Nov. 10. (The Strong National Toy Hall of Fame via AP)

In this Aug. 10, 2016 photo provided by The Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y., are the 12 finalists for the class of 2016 for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame: bubble wrap, Care Bears, Clue, coloring books, Dungeons & Dragons, Fisher-Price ... Little People, Nerf, pinball, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, swing, Transformers, and Uno. The winners will be chosen with input from a national selection committee and inducted on Nov. 10. (The Strong National Toy Hall of Fame via AP) (The Associated Press)

National Toy Hall of Fame announces Class of 2016 finalists

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The National Toy Hall of Fame is set to reveal the finalists for the class of 2016.

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The hall at The Strong museum in Rochester is expected to announce 12 finalists, pared down from thousands of nominees, at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The winners will be chosen with input from a national selection committee and inducted on Nov. 10.

Last year, the parlor game Twister, along with the puppet and Super Soaker squirt gun were inducted, joining past honorees that included checkers, the Easy-Bake Oven, Frisbee and the cardboard box.

To be recognized by the hall, toys must have lasted across generations, influenced the way toys are designed or played with and fostered learning or creativity through play.