Mr. Potato Head is a classic American toy consisting of a variety of plastic parts that would be attached to a potato. These parts usually include ears, eyes, shoes, a hat, a nose, and a mouth. The toy was invented and developed by George Lerner and manufactured by Hasbro in 1952. Mr. Potato Head became the first toy advertised on television and was targeted directly to children rather than parents. This Mr. Potato Head is life sized in front of the Hasbro Headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Pelikan Watercolors, Niji Waterbrush, Stillman and Birn Alpha Sketchbook.