Fads

15 Pages From The 1983 Sears Wish Book That Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

When we were kids, there was nothing better than getting the Sears Wish Book. It was the most exciting pieces of mail we'd get all year long. When the Sears catalog arrived, our moms knew they needed to watch out because we always got first dibs.The Sears catalog was amazing year-round. Obviously the 'Wish Book' was the best issue of the year, but even the ones that came out for the other seasons still gave us something to look at when we were bored. We would all spend so much time looking through the pages, making mental lists of

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

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

70s

The Original Creepy Crawlers Machines Will Make You Wonder How Kids Survived The 60s

Even though we all remember playing with those Creepy Crawler machines when we were kids, they were at one point considered an incredibly dangerous toy! YouTubeThe toy was around long before many of us were born. It was actually released back in 1964 under the name Creepy Crawlers' Thingmaker. Vintage ToysIt came with a little oven that you would use to cook up your chemicals, but the super hot temperature of the oven was only half the problem. EtsyWhile giving your kid an oven that reached 350 degrees is dangerous, it was nothing compared to the chemicals they were breathing

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

80s

It Was One Of The Biggest Toys, But No One Remembers The Crazy Movie That Started It All

There were a lot of toys in the 80s and 90s that spawned television shows, but one of the most popular was My Pet Monster. EbayThe blue and pink beast  came out in 1986, and by 1987 it was popular enough for a TV show to come out to flesh out the character's backstory. EbayThe story of the monster was that he had handcuffs that turn him into a stuffed animal, but as soon as they are removed he would come to life. In the cartoon series, a boy named Max keeps Monster, using his handcuffs to help hide