90s

Do You Remember Playing With These As A Kid? Because You Wouldn't Recognize Them Now

Being a kid in the 90s meant that we had a lot of awesome clothes, the best Disney movies, and the very best toys. While all the boys were playing with their Mighty Max figures, basically every girl had their own Polly Pocket. EtsyPolly Pocket was amazing. She was such a simple concept that somehow managed to make us all use our imaginations. All they were was the little figures that only moved in one way:EtsyAnd the case that was usually based around a theme: EtsyPolly wasn't a complicated or elaborate toy, but for some reason she still captivated

80s

The Cabbage Patch Kids Scandal They've Been Trying To Sweep Under The Rug

Basically everyone had a Cabbage Patch Kid growing up. They were hugely popular, so even if you didn't own one, you were at least familiar with them. Cabbage Patch KidsTheir round faces and big eyes were so distinctive from other dolls available at the time. They also had their own little certificates with their name and birthday which meant that each one was unique. However, it turns out that there was a big secret behind one of America's favorite dolls. Cabbage Patch KidsCabbage Patch Kids were created by Xavier Roberts in 1978. He was only 21 when he started developing

Toys

15 Toys That Prove How Much Better Our Childhood Was

Growing up in the 80s and 90s meant that you were lucky enough to own some of the coolest toys that have ever been made. There were just so many good ones to choose between! How many of these iconic toys did you play with when you were young? Barbie Dream HouseFlickriverHaving one of the many different Dream Houses was a pretty important thing when you were young. There were a few different models, but you needed somewhere for your Barbies to live! Whether you had the Barbie Dream House or the Barbie Town House, you were bugging your parents

Toys

6 Toy Machines We Were Completely Obsessed With As Kids

Creating something with our own two hands always made the best stuff. It didn't matter if it was a treat or a toy, it was also an activity that kept us busy for hours.  Whether we were making a bunch of shaved ice or melting things into our own toys, we all loved the fact that we were involved in the creative process. There were so many awesome kits to choose between, which one was your favorite? Creepy CrawlersEbayFor anyone who wanted to make a toy that was just a gross and slimy bug, this was the one for

Toys

We're Officially Old Enough That All Our Childhood Toys Are Headed To A Museum

Have you ever looked back over your childhood toys and been completely confused why everyone keeps calling them "Vintage"? Well, I guess we all are suddenly a lot older then we thought, because all our old toys are now going into a museum. TripAdvisorThere is a museum in Rochester, New York that is called The Strong Museum. It is also known at the "National Museum of Play" and is probably every kids' dream to go there. Trip AdvisorInside this epic and sprawling museum, you can find over 10,000 board games, hundreds of arcade games, thousands of dolls and action

Life

15 Creepy Toys That Would Absolutely Traumatize The Kids Who Owned Them

We had a lot of fantastic toys growing up. Whether we wanted dolls, video games or anything in between, there were thousands of options for us. But honestly, some of them shouldn't exist. Some toys are just too creepy to believe the were real. Who approved these? Who thought these would make good educational or emotionally beneficial toys for kids to play with? Seriously, I would like to have a word with the people who created these 15 products. Why would you build this nightmare machine?Blaze PressIs this supposed to be a recreation of the movie Alien? Viral NovaEven

Toys

10 Of The Weirdest Dolls Of The 90s That You Desperately Wanted To Own

The collections of dolls we all had in the 90s were pretty outstanding. There were a bunch of different options to choose from depending on your interests, price limit, and just how crazy you wanted it to be. They also all kind of looked the same no matter who made them...There was everything from a doll who could somersault, a doll who could full on roller-skate, and even a few different ones that would use a toilet.  Let's see how many of these weird dolls you remember! 1. Baby Tumbles SurpriseYou know what, you probably shouldn't teach young

Retro

Remember Cabbage Patch Kids? They're 31 Years Old

Cabbage Patch Kids were THE hottest toy of the 80s. If you didn't get a Cabbage Patch doll for Christmas, honestly what was the point? But do you remember when they FIRST came out? These dolls used to be handmade and solely out of cloth. Xavier Roberts sold them at local craft fairs. This is an interview from 1983 on the TODAY show, where someone had to actually explain what a Cabbage Patch doll was!! Wild, right?Do you still have your Cabbage Patch dolls? Let us know!