Lifestyle All the toys you need to buy at FAO Schwarz before it closes By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated June 2, 2015 5:27 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email New Yorkers will have to grow up come July 15th. That's the day that Fifth Avenue's iconic FAO Schwarz store will close it's toy soldier guarded doors forever. The oldest toy store in the world has been on Fifth Avenue since 1931, when it resided at 745 Fifth Ave., several decades after the business launched in 1870. In 1986, the store moved once again to its iconic 767 Fifth Avenue store and has made itself home to memories for generations of New Yorkers and tourists alike. ever since. This marks your last month to stock up on the outrageous, classic and unique playthings and perhaps relive that classic Tom Hanks keyboard scene in 'Big'. Here are some of the toys you probably need to purchase before FAO Schwarz closes shop. Ride-on Elephant, $789.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Before you balk at the price, think of how the cost of traveling to Thailand to get that classic elephant selfie. If you have room at home, or perhaps want to rent out some extra space for this luxury toy, you should probably buy this rideable elephant right away! Hey, it could make a nice sofa! EMAD Concrete Carver Electric Skateboard, $449.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Why should exercise require actual effort? This "effortless" electronic skateboard is controlled by remote control so your kid can text with his or her free hand while skating. Patrick the Pup, $300 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz All your cool friends had one going up, and if they were lucky enough, they had the large, bed-sized Patrick. In pink. This FAO Schwarz exclusive isn't confirmed to disappear when the store closes, but better be safe and stock up for future generations. 12 Volt Mercedes Benz G55 Silver 2 Seater Ride On, $399 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz If your Manhattan toddler isn't riding a silver mini-Mercedes around town, he or she should probably just get out. Safe for ages 3 and up. Prancer Sleigh, $349.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Celebrate Christmas in July! Or hold this gift until December, because you know when the snow comes you'll regret not purchasing a sleigh when the opportunity was right in front of you. Vampire Villa Coffin Doll House, $299.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Is there ANY kid who wouldn't appreciate a death-themed doll house? Not only does this "carved wooden coffin" unfold to the spooky mansion of your dreams, but it comes with furniture like a skull boned bed! CLUE Luxury Edition, $249.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Was it Mrs. Peacock in one of the several billiard rooms with a diamond candlestick or was it Colonel Mustard in the grand ballroom with a diamond revolver? Other than some gold-stamped cards, it's unclear how luxury CLUE is more luxurious than your average board game, but we'd play! Disney Frozen Elsa 10-inch Collectible Doll by Madame Alexander, $249.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz This elegant Elsa doll by legendary doll designer Madame Alexander is "Perfect for ages 14+" You know your teenager wants this. Grand Gourmet Corner Kitchen, $199.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Even grander than the kitchen/den/extra closet in your apartment, this pink kitchen includes metal cookware that is probably really good to store leftover take-out. Schoenhut 30 Key Gloss White Baby Grand Piano with Bench, $179.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz "How many children have their 'very own' baby grand piano?" asks the FAO Schwarz product description. Let your kid be able to answer, "Yes, I own my very own baby grand!" with this 30 key piano. Hello Kitty CD / Video Karaoke System, $99.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Forget iPads, streaming services and color TVs, this karaoke system is THE way to sing your favorite songs or just any old cover by Josie and the Pussycats. Fun & Fitness Weight Bench for Kids, $79.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Save money on Crossfit Kids classes and get this lifting bench! 'Paleo for Babies' cookbook not included. Statue of Liberty Barbie Doll, $39.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz No doll collection is complete without a Barbie inspired by Lady Liberty! Her clutch looks just like the tablet the statue carries! Cleaning Trolley Playset, $29.99 Photo Credit: FAO Schwarz Wait, you mean you didn't grow up playing janitor? By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.