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29 Toys From Your Childhood You Can Actually Still Buy

All the simple pleasures of your youth.

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1. Push some Silly Putty into a newspaper and enjoy your new art project.

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Promising review: "I used this six pack to introduce a new generation of our family to silly putty. The kids loved it, but we adults ended up wanting some of our own. This is just like I remembered it." —Sam-I-Am

Get six on Amazon for $8.85.

3. Cuddle up with an assortment of beanie babies.

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Promising review: "Every year when my friend's church collects backpacks to distribute to children removed from abusive/neglectful homes, I buy three backpacks and fill them with basic personal care items, school supplies, cozy socks, a small flashlight, and a Beanie Baby. Last year I had to spend close to $10 each for the stuffed animals, and on top of everything else, it gets expensive. I am very grateful to have found these for such a reasonable price. I will use three this year and save the other two for next year. Thank you kindly to whomever is selling these lots! I should probably buy another." —A. Nony Moose

Get it on Amazon for $3.95.

4. Show off your strength by pulling on this Stretch Armstrong doll.

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Promising review: "Exactly like the one I had as a kid in the '70s. I'm 49 years old and loving this all over again. Thanks Amazon." —Mrneg9

Get it on Amazon for $24.97.

5. Reach new heights while jumping around in a pair of moon shoes.

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Promising review: "A lot of fun but BE CAREFUL! These things are stronger than our kid's bones. It's rough on beginners but an awesome workout in the right environment (I had to apologize profusely to my downstairs neighbors). Definitely grab skater safety gear for outdoor play!" —Mairi G

Get it on Amazon for $34.99.

6. Still get startled by these rubber poppers.

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Promising review: "I remembered these from when my kids were small and how much fun they had with them, so I got them for my grandchildren. Initially, I was very disappointed in these poppers; they only popped up about 6-8 inches. Turns out, I was setting them upside down—DUH! So, when I accidentally set one the correct way it startled me by popping up and hitting the ceiling! WOW! I know the grandkids are going to love these!" —Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon for $6.08.

7. Throw high speed balls right at your siblings using these scoop tossers.

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Promising review: "I love these. They're just likes the ones I remember playing with as a kid. I bought two sets and have been playing catch with my family all summer." —Chris Z

Get it on Amazon for $8.08.

8. Get a collection of 100 Pokemon cards in one go and finally becoming a Pokemon Master.

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No more begging mom for a new pack at the pharmacy.

Promising review: "Somehow when my grandson was in town visiting, my Alexa asked if I wanted 100 Pokémon cards. I was half asleep and didn't answer. He said "sure!" Next thing I heard was "your order of 100 Pokémon cards will be delivered in two days!" Not sure how or why the question was asked and it kind of makes you wonder about these devices. I debated cancelling the order, but for the sale price, I let it go. My grandson was thrilled!" —Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon for $11.25.

9. Behold the legendary balancing bird that defies gravity and real world expectations.

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The toy stays balanced, even when your life isn’t.

Promising review: "This is perfect for a kid or adult to put on their desk and fiddle with while they work on other things. My kids balanced it on everything but the cat (because we don't have one)." —AB

Get it on Amazon for $6.99.

10. Roll down the street in style on a Big Wheel.

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Promising review: "An oldie but a goodie! Our kids had Big Wheels and now our two year old grandson has one. He can't quite reach the pedals yet (he's on the smaller side) but he's making due by using his feet on the ground. He thinks he's really cool and calls it his motorcycle." —Trish

Get it on Amazon for $51.52.

11. Reclaim the iconic Gameboy Color, in purple of course.

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Anyone want to trade a Growlithe for a Vulpix?

Promising review: "It's in great condition, works like new, and still has amazing color. The original back covering and Nintendo 1998 labels are still on the back. Screen and sides of the device do have a few tiny tiny scrapes and nicks, but it's used and that's understandable. I have no complaints, and I absolutely love it!" —amazon user

Get it pre-owned on Amazon for $40.80 (available in four colors).

12. Annoy your friends with some the classic shocking gum prank.

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It’s been long enough that their guard is probably down.

Promising review: "This is awesome. I didn't realize it came with batteries and zapped myself pulling it out of the envelope. It works and looks like real gum. Not much to dislike. I highly recommend this to anyone with a sense of humor!" —Jason

Get it on Amazon for $1.22.

13. Or end friendships entirely with some fake snacks.

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Hungry? Too bad, have some springy snakes!

Promising review: "Are you kiddin' me? Well actually yes, yes sir, I am. Snakes! Fake nut cans full of spring loaded snakes is a gag as old as me (and almost as hokey), but time honored and as pure as they come. Enjoy snakes at work, church, social gatherings, even when you're home alone and need a gas." —Adam

Get it on Amazon for $5.84.

14. Create glowing masterpieces using the classic Lite Brite.

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Promising review: "This is the closest to the real thing from the '80s. My daughter really enjoys it and I love that we can bring it in the car for extra long trips." —SeahorseOwl

Get it on Amazon for $15.99.

17. Break a sweat churning out frosty treats from the Snoopy Snow Cone Machine.

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Who could forget the many hours spent laboring over this machine just to get a tiny snow cone? Give this to your kids to teach them a strong work ethic.

Get it on Amazon for $32.95.

18. Relive your fashion designer days with fashion plates.

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Promising review: "My 5-year-old daughter loves these! We bought this set along with the Glamour Plates as a Christmas gift. I'm really happy that it came with a carrying case to organize all of the small pieces! There was even enough room in the case to fit the Glamour Plates, as well. The only slightly negative thing is that as you're rubbing the crayon on the paper over the plates, it leaves smudges. It's not a crystal clear outline like photos would suggest. But the smudging isn't terrible, and my 5 year old doesn't care. Overall, this set is great!" —Ashley S.

Get it on Amazon for $24.98.

19. Skip making your own and buy a set of 12 paper plane gliders.

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Promising review: "I bought a bunch of these for my son's fifth birthday party and they were a hit. Who cares if they break, just order extras! The kids really enjoyed them (and they weren't too hard to put together)." —dylan555

Get it on Amazon for $5.35.

20. Skip the boat and go fishing in your own home with this motorized game.

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Promising review: "Our boys absolutely LOVE this game. It kept them entertained for a couple hours today. Both boys were able to manipulate the pole just fine and each caught plenty of fish :) I'm glad we picked this up because we need a small game to keep the boys busy when we have guests come over that don't have kiddos to play with!" —Southern Family

Get it on Amazon for $10.85.

21. Mark up your ceiling with a couple of sticky hands thrown directly into the air.

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Mom is gonna be so mad!

Promising review: "These little sticky hands are just fun. They're great as a party favor, in Christmas crackers, stocking stuffers, Easter eggs...whatever you want! Silly fun for any age." —KatieMae

Get it on Amazon for $5.99.

22. Have a barrel of fun with the family by playing a game of Pop Up Pirate.

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Promising review: "Great game! We wanted something that was simple to play and difficult to destroy. This one fit the bill perfectly. Fun, easy game of chance." —Derek

Get it on Amazon for $14.99.

23. Relive the good ole' days with a Gumby action figure.

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Bring Gumby and Pokey back together for some new adventures.

Get Gumby on Amazon for $5.79 and Pokey on Amazon for $9.06.

24. Get competitive and work out your button mashing fingers playing a game of Hungry Hungry Hippos.

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Promising review: "This game is probably the kids' favorite. My son was asking for it for a while so we decided to buy it for him. It's a great classic game that I used to play when I was a kid. If you want to limit your children's screen time this is a great option." —Joe

Get it on Amazon for $12.89.

27. Remember the best day of gym glass playing on these butt scooters.

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Promising review: "This is a throwback toy from my grade school years. I loved playing on them so I got them for the grandkids for Christmas. You just don't get belly giggles from any old things, but these are just classically FUN! Giggles and group play galore!" —Mary Ann

Get it on Amazon for $14.85.

29. Finally get the massive pog collection that alluded you as a child.

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Promising review: "Bro—we pogged so hard at my '90s themed party. Throwback game was strong. Might I suggest you augment your '90s flare with some snap bracelets? I still find these in my apartment and smile. A+ pog quality. Get some extra slammers though, can never have too many." —Sanniamm

Get it on Amazon for $14.99.

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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