90s | 80s | Life | Toys

10 Toys You Can Get Right Now To Relive Your Childhood Without Breaking The Bank

Remember just how much better toys were when we were kids? Well, turns out a lot of companies agreed, because our old favorites are back, and a lot of them are on sale for Cyber Monday! There's no better time to relive your childhood!

These deals are all temporary and have limited stock, so don't wait too long!

Spirograph ($20)


Keep drawing crazy patterns, just like when you were a kid! Amazon

Lite Brite ($22)

Basic Fun

We loved making pictures out of brightly-colored pegs and lights back in the 80s, and we still do now! Amazon

Etch A Sketch Classic ($20)

Etch A Sketch

It's just as impossible as ever to make a great picture with this, but that doesn't make it any less fun! Amazon

Simon ($10.50)


See how long you can keep the pattern going! Amazon

Jenga ($9)


You and your friends can relive all the childhood drama and tension of stacking blocks! Amazon

Play-Doh ($8)


You can get the original set of 10 Play-Doh colors for about what a Starbucks latte costs these days. Amazon

K-nex ($28)


You can build some pretty great designs that can also move, and you can do it for less than 50% of the original cost! Amazon

Marble Run Super Set ($40)

Marble Genius

One of the coolest toys of just about any year, you can build amazing towers and watch marbles run down them! Amazon

Rainbow Mini Notes ($8)

Melissa & Doug

Remember leaving these everywhere for your friends? Why not do it again? Amazon

NERF ($8.50)


Liven up your office with some good old-fashioned foam warfare! Amazon

These deals are going quickly, so hurry to Amazon!

More Throwbacks


KB Toys Announces Their Comeback After Toys 'R' Us Declares Bankruptcy

After we were all devastated by the news that our childhood heaven Toys 'R' Us was closing down, we thought that nothing could make our inner child happy. Honestly, Toys 'R' Us was the coolest place to go when you were little, and it sucks knowing that we won't be able to bring our kids there one day. But wait! There was one place that we loved going to just as much as Toys 'R' Us, maybe even more. KB Toys was the competitor to the popular brand, and while they went out of business in 2009, they are now


The Original Barbie Dream House Is Back And Our Inner Child Is Screaming With Joy

A lot of us grew up playing with our barbies. They were a way to explore the realms of our imagination and no matter what you think about Barbie's visual aesthetic, you've got to admit that being able to be creative with her story was pretty great for kids. Sure, her look has raised a lot of controversy, but the fact remains that a lot of us enjoyed playing with Barbies and had countless stories to go along with each one. I remember when I was a kid, one Christmas my parents brought my sister and I into the basement


14 Toys That Will Make All 80s Kids "Oh Yeah, That"

Are the toys that kids play with today really "toys?" Can a drone classify as a toy? The answer is no. They're gadgets, and yes there is a difference. When we were growing up, we had to have imagination. We were given a yo-yo and told to "have fun." Really? With this piece of plastic on a string? But we somehow managed and now we're (kinda) well-rounded adults. These were some of the toys we had growing up, and even if you don't remember them now, you will after reading this list. 1. Food FightersDeath By ToysWhen people say "hot


12 Forgotten 80s Toys That Will Take You Right Back To Your Childhood

The most delicious-looking board game ever.Parker BrothersCasey the Talking Robot, because all cool toys needed to be able to talk to you.PlayskoolThe California Raisins, because we convinced ourselves they weren't weird and creepy at all.ImgurThese adorable plushies you could clip to things.GeddesThe coolest transforming planes from Japan.LA WeeklyThe toys get even more nostalgic from here...Happy Meal toys of the whole McDonald's cast.FanpopFisher Price everything.Fisher PriceDinosaurs WITH WEAPONS ATTACHED TO THEM!ImgurThe best tree house ever.Museum of PlayThese awesome dancing flowers.TumblrThis creepy ET doll.AmblinAnd of course, Rub-a-Dub Doggie.Ghost of