15 iconic toys from the ’90s
‘Sup? These relics are all that and a bag of chips. How many of these precious ’90s toys did you have as a kid?
These fancy dolls are still all the rage.
Admit it, you’ve still got one of these stashed away because you just never know when it’ll be worth millions.
The most anxiety-inducing game ever?
You were the envy of all your friends if you had one of these furry pets when they first came out. You regretted that jealousy when it creepily woke you up in the middle of the night.
Basically schoolyard currency of the ’90s. Also, never forget slammers.
Made popular by Kevin McCallister in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. “Howdy do! This is Peter McCallister, the father. I’d like a hotel room, please, with an extra-large bed, a TV and one of those little refrigerators you have to open with a key. Credit card? You got it.”
Power Ranger action figures
We all had a favourite Mighty Morphin Power Ranger #Pinkforlife.
Oh, the miracle of birth. How many pups will you find when you rip open the Velcro from your plush doggy’s belly?
An early intro to parenthood—don’t forget to feed your digital babe, it’s not just a cute accessory to hang off the belt loop of your wide-leg Mavi’s.
Tickle Me Elmo
Department store fights erupted when this hot-ticket toy was released in 1996.
Later deemed a choking hazard, the OG Polly Pockets were itty-bitty dolls with bendable waists who lived in themed pocket-sized homes. It was a glorious time to be alive, until your cat ate Polly.
It’s all fun and games until somebody breaks their face. Or their ankle. The feeling of stomping around in trampoline shoes was worth it, a hundo P.
The beauty of a Doodle Bear was that you could write or draw whatever the eff you wanted then throw it in the wash for a clean slate. Because, like, sometimes your brother was being a loser and you needed to write it on the bear, you know?
Electronic Dream Phone
Who, who, who has a crush on you? Maybe it’s Dan, but it’s probably Paul. This guessing game was the best.
In 1996 you and this console spent a lot of quality time together.