Back to the 80s

Rich and I lay in bed the other night, reminiscing about 80s toys and fads. This post is for children of the 80s looking for a nostalgic trip down memory lane…

Pogs

pogs

Stretch Armstrong (and his dog Fetch, of course)

stretch

Tamagotchi (remember how it felt when they died…!)

tama

Lunchtime game of marbles on the drain?

marbles

Battery-operated dogs. They barked and walked and stood on their hind legs. Until I stuffed mine with ripped up paper (*food*) and it died. We took it back to the shop and the owner pulled a load of ripped up paper out of its stomach. My mum was not impressed.

dog

Trolls

trolls

Premiere League sticker books (even if you hated football)

premiere leagie

Iced Gems (these are still going!)

iced gems

Frisps

frisps

Pound Puppies

pound puppies

Then Rich fell asleep and it started to get a bit girly…

Cabbage Patch dolls

cabbbage patch

Dummys. What a strange fad.

dummys

Polly Pocket

polly pocket

Scrunchies

scrunchies

Rubbers (and those fluffy sticky things in the corner)

rubbers

Shag bands (and snog rings)

bands

Carebears

care ber

Twinkle (for me and Bunty for my older sister)

twinkle

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