Barrel of Monkeys. The most often received and least often played with toy of my childhood. I could count on one of these every Christmas. I don't know kind of kid thinks trying to link giant cocktail glass decorations together is "a barrel of fun.
Barrel of Monkeys is a toy game first created by Lakeside Toys in Dump monkeys onto table. Pick up one monkey by an arm. Hook other arm through a second monkey's arm. Continue making a chain. Your turn is over when a monkey is dropped.