Glo Worm dolls

In 1982, a cute and soft larva entered the bedrooms of kids across the globe. Better known as Glo Worm, the plush worm in pajamas was the world's cuddliest night-light.

The stuffed toy was introduced in 1982 and designed by Playskool (Hasbro), and made in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The doll contained a battery-powered device that -when squeezed- would light up the vinyl head from within, creating a soft glow. The original doll, upon release, was such a success that Hasbro released a new version: the Musical Glo Worm, and a series of videos, story books, other night lights, and other merchandise that continued until the early 1990s.

In 1986, Playskool released a number of "Glo"-based toys that glowed and were made of soft vinyl. These toys and dolls, collectively known as "Glo Friends", were so successful that American fast food chain Wendy's in 1989 also released a series of 13 soft vinyl toys to advertise their chain. Their names were:

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Updated: 27 September 2020

Glo Worm value and price guide

What's your Glo Worm worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
1980 s of 35 glow worm glo friends finger puppets 1980 S Of 35 Glow Worm Glo Friends Finger Puppets 11/2021 £388.36
1980 s of 35 glow worm glo friends finger puppets 1980 S Of 35 Glow Worm Glo Friends Finger Puppets 11/2021 £388.36
37 modern playskool glo worm gloworm plush toys sold as 37 Modern Playskool Glo Worm Gloworm Plush Toys Sold As 11/2021 £148.62
playskool glow worm friends glo bully frog glo slugger Playskool Glow Worm Friends Glo Bully Frog Glo Slugger 10/2021 £186.71
glo worm of 19 Glo Worm Of 19 09/2021 £171.78
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