23 Photos That Will Give Every 90s Kid Serious Elementary School Flashbacks

A lot of people did not have a good high school experience, but we can all agree that elementary school was awesome.

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I actually loved going to school every day. Sure, I occasionally faked sickness because I did not finish my homework the night before or I just wanted to stay home and play with a new toy, but that didn’t mean I did not enjoy the days that I spent at school.

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From recess and gym class to pizza day and Scholastic Book Club, there were so many rad things beside learning that got you pumped about going to school. Yes, it did look like we played more than we actually worked, but I turned out pretty great, so clearly, the system worked.

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Here are 23 photos that will transport you back to your elementary school days:

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1. Showing off your new outfit by getting up to sharpen your pencil with this tool

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2. Parachute day was the best gym day

3. Eating this as your lunchtime dessert with the wooden spoon, of course

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4. Believing the myth that the blue part could erase ink

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5. This is how we “texted” each other

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6. Pizza day was the best day of the week

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7. Feeling joy when you walk into class and see this:

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8. Entering 55318008 on the calculator

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9. Dying of dysentery when playing The Oregon Trail in the computer lab

10. The excitement of receiving your Scholastic Book order

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11. Adding a Troll doll topper to your pencil

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12. Then storing them and your other precious items in this case

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13. Or this one

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14. Making shadow puppets when the overhead projector was on

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15. Sniffing Mr. Sketch scented markers

23 Photos That Will Give Every 90s Kid Serious Elementary School Flashbacks
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16. Learning math with blocks

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17. Swooning over this coloring kit

23 Photos That Will Give Every 90s Kid Serious Elementary School Flashbacks
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18. Mastering the art of the recorder

23 Photos That Will Give Every 90s Kid Serious Elementary School Flashbacks

19. Predicting your future by playing MASH

23 Photos That Will Give Every 90s Kid Serious Elementary School Flashbacks
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20. Or by using an origami fortune teller

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21. Spreading Elmer’s glue all over your hands, then peeling it off

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22. The most stressful worksheet

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23. And finally, showing off your skills on the monkey bars

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How many of these did you do back in the day? Let us know!

Emma C
Freelance Writer