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The 15 Best Happy Meal Toys From The 80s

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As we all know, half of the reason we ever wanted to go to McDonald's as kids was to see what new toys they had in their Happy Meals! While we're used to some high-tech toys in our kids meals today, there was a time where we were happier with simpler pleasures.

These toys are pretty vintage now, but in a way, seeing how far they have come makes them even cooler!

Like trying to fly this Styro Glider from 1980 across the room!

Or the first Little Golden Book series they put out in 1982

The Play-Doh partnership made us all seriously confused about what we could eat. Super cool though!

Though Hot Wheels have made many appearances in the fast food chain over the years, the original lineup from 1983 will always be #1

Remember Fraggle Rock? They added these zoomers to Happy Meals back in 1985

I'm sure that no matter who you are, you have one of these stashed away in the house somewhere. Maybe with some candy still in it...

What could be cooler than Hot Wheels? Obviously getting one with your favorite McDonald's character's head on it!

Did you know 1985 also saw the first collaboration between McDonald's and LEGO?

In 1987, Disney and McD's had their first partnership, and decided it was safer to release a series of short books than invest into toys just yet. Oh, but they would...

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