Toys of the Eighties, The Woodseys
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1979-1982 made by fisher price. this was a set of squirrels (papa, mama, and son milkweed)that lived in a log. The log was part plastic and part fabric and came with plastic chairs (3), table,bucket, and broom. The squirrels are open-backed to transform into finger puppets, they also squeak when squeezed. This set also came with a book called "Lighting strikes twice". Other add on sets include Mayor Goodgrub Mole, Bramble Beaver, Very Blue Bird, Grandma, Grandpa, and Uncle Filbert. All characters came with a book. The woodsey airport,and the woodsey store where other playsets in this series.
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Bryan - May 02, 2007 - Report this comment
Oh, my God! I had that toy! That thing had not even been in my mind for YEARS until I just saw this post. '79 to '82 would have put me into the four to seven year old range. Thanks for posting.
Courtney - May 04, 2007 - Report this comment
Oh my gosh, I had this too! I haven't thought of it in eons! I definitely would not have remembered the name of it. It was so cute. Thanks so much!
coll - July 22, 2007 - Report this comment
I had them, my mom thew them out like. 12 years ago
Kristi - July 24, 2007 - Report this comment
I still have mine and the book! I LOVED them - especially Milkweed!! :)
stacie - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I had this toy. The chairs were made of such a soft plactic for some reason I always wanted to bite them
Janet - October 30, 2007 - Report this comment
My kids had these sweet little toys. I probably still have some of them in the attic.
Kristie - April 01, 2008 - Report this comment
I am looking to find the Woodsy Loghouse and the Grandma & Grandpa Set ( I think their house was a tree?) Anyone interested in selling? And Stacie, I DID alwasys bite the broom taht came witht he set, something about that plastic!
cheryl - April 26, 2008 - Report this comment
the log set was my favorite. i thought it was gone forever until a few years ago, it was found at my grandparents house! they thought it was my cousins toy. i squeeled so loudly, it still had the piece of orange yarn tied to the handle with the bucket on it that i put there. i love hearing them suqeak!
Lissa - May 17, 2008 - Report this comment
I too have been looking for this set. Mine is long gone. This was my favorite toy and I wanted to share it with my daughter!
Christie - May 19, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved these guys! I always chewed the furniture!
Karen - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved this log set. I had it in my memory for the longest time but I couldn't remember the name. A friend finally found it for me!!! I chewed on the plastic too!!! Funny.
David - August 05, 2008 - Report this comment
It was around 1981 when I first got one of these, as did my oldest sister. Back then, we had just moved to Bitburg Air Base in Germany. I had the pilot Woodsey, while my sister had this very set. Man, such memories. And, what I almost would not give to find these again.
Kara Kirk - November 14, 2008 - Report this comment
I have the Woodsey's Grandma and Grandpa still in the box. FOR SALE!!! karakirk@rocketmail.com
Ben - January 24, 2009 - Report this comment
"In the 80s" also has another page on the Woodseys under the plural spelling "Woodsies."
Carrie - March 04, 2009 - Report this comment
For some reason these came to mind tonight and I was thrilled to find a picture! I had this toy/book, and played with it tons. My dog got a hold of the plastic chair and table. Great memories!!!
feelin'nostalgic - March 05, 2009 - Report this comment
This is my favorite. It is one of the only toys that was MINE (I have 4 older sisters) and one of the only ones my mom kept. I read the story to my 4 year old niece often. I love their squeaks!
melissa farmer - March 05, 2009 - Report this comment
these toys were my absolute fave toy growing up.i would love the oppurtunity to have a set for my little girl!
Maria - March 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I LOVED this toy . My God I Loved this toy!! I feel so many good memories flooding back looking @ the Pic I forgot until Now! I would go Buy a set now @ My age of 33 just to hear them Squeak
India - March 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I also LOVED these toys and everyone I talk to about it also loved them. I still have Milkweed and the Grandparents but their log house and tree house are missing. I would love to buy some for my son. I think their should be a petition to fisher-price to bring them back!!!
jafm - May 01, 2009 - Report this comment
We had tons of these. My Mom stepped on one in the dark once. When it squeeked, she thought it was a real mouse! We still tell that story.
Rebecca Mitchell - November 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I also have some of mine left, but can't find them all, and would love to complete my set for my Grandkids, I was just sitting here telling my sister, that I "ate" my broom, and my chairs and a few hands had bite marks. Too funny that we all craved that plastic--lol. Also Wal-mart now has toys called wood-zees not as cute, but cute none the less.
Kelly - June 29, 2011 - Report this comment
I still have mine! How much do they sell for to collectors? All pieces minus the stove!
Kelly - June 29, 2011 - Report this comment
I have the Grandpa and Grandma set.
heather - September 01, 2012 - Report this comment
i have this toy in great condition and complete! i do have a questions i hope someone can answer, why do some playsets have green sides and some with just yellow? were they made in different years or maybe countries? let me know if u have the answer. ty :)
Lorna - June 24, 2014 - Report this comment
I saved these sets and very glad I did. My grandson loves them and we read the story books together. I am missing one set. Bramble Beaver plus book. Also missing broom and table lost forever. Anyone selling these items?

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