8 Childhood Products We Love ...

Let’s see, I was born on January 4 of 1985. I am 26 years old today, so that means, I will be telling you products from the 80’s and 90’s. These are all things that I owned at one point. Actually, I came across some of my old toys and books from when I was a child not too long ago. Let me give you 8 childhood products we love …

8. Jelly Shoes

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OMG – I so had some jelly shoes when I was growing up. I really liked these and was sad to see the day they tore up – but that’s okay, I still have memories of wearing them.

7. Slap on Wrist Bracelet

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Hey, all of you that are my age – do you remember those slap on wrist bracelets? Those were so cool! I remember picking out a couple of them when I was a child – I was so excited to get one. Not too long ago, I came across a booth that was selling slap on wrist bracelets and I was excited to introduce them to my little girl.

6. Full House and Saved by the Bell

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Hey, these shows could as “products” right? Well, if you grew up during my time, you definitely have to remember watching Saved by the Bell and Full House. I actually recently watched all of the Saved by the Bell episodes again – pretty cool.

5. My Little Pony and Strawberry Shortcake

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I don’t think I was an extremely huge fan of My Little Pony and Strawberry Shortcake, but I do remember sitting in the yard as a child playing with them. I have some My Little Ponies that belong to my little one lingering around here.

4. Video Games

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Oh goodness, I had an Atari and nearly every game to go along with it. I then went to a Nintendo, then Super Nintendo, then a N64, then from there, I continued to upgrade. It is neat to look back and see just how much video games played. Today, the games I found super fun are probably boring to me now – except for Mario! I still have a Nintendo and SNES.

3. Alf Stuffed Animal

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Wow, I not only watched Alf, but I had an Alf stuffed animal that I really adored as a child. Alf was so cool! Just talking about him makes me want to go and watch some videos online! Perhaps later, I will do that.

2. Game Boy

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Oh yes, you cannot forget about the Game Boy and the Sega Handheld! This should of went in with video games, but I just had to include a special number for it!

1. Kaleidoscope

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The Kaleidoscope was really big back when I was growing up. I was amazed by them every time I looked in them. I recently noticed some kaleidoscopes on the store shelves and just had to buy my little girl one. They are not the same as what I play with, but she still enjoys it.

Those are 8 childhood products we love – well, at least, I loved when I was a child. Going through this stuff has brought back a lot of memories that I like. That’s why I like writing about stuff like this. Do you have any?

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