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    21 Nostalgic Christmas Gifts To Make Canadian '90s Kids Feel Old

    Santa won't be bringing anything nearly as cool to the youths this year.

    1. A spanking new Moffatts CD.

    And you just couldn't wait to unwrap the cellophane.

    2. A Rod Hockey game.

    For those -40° days when it meant instant frost bite to skate on your backyard rink.

    3. A Creepy Crawlers bug-making oven.

    Which was then used to make nasty looking spiders to leave in your sister's bed.

    4. A ~trendy~ new shirt from Northern Getaway.

    5. A Doodle Bear to showcase your mad drawing skills.

    You really only had one shot at this since the marker NEVER washed off.

    6. For the daredevils, a GT Snowranger.

    7. A Stretch Armstrong for wicked tug-a-wars.

    That you and your sibling kept going ALL. MORNING. LONG.

    Until you took the scissors to his arm to see what was inside.

    8. Because you could never have enough stuffed animals that gave birth — Pony Surprise.

    How many bean bag ponies would you get!??? There was SO MUCH suspense when you opened this on Christmas morning.

    9. A Baby All Gone to help nurture your 6-year-old maternal instincts.

    But actually you just kept clicking the spoon and smelling the jar of cherries all day.

    10. Just in case watching the show on YTV wasn't scary enough, you asked for an Are You Afraid of the Dark board game.

    Which was the perfect creepy game for sleepovers.

    11. A glam Lil Miss Magic Jewels doll.

    Those velcro jewels stuck to EVERYTHING.

    Except your hair — the only place you wanted them to stay.

    12. A Dear Diary for all your private thoughts.

    You probably still remember your password.

    13. Duck Hunt for Nintendo.

    To brush up on your aim before Grandpa took to you the hunt camp.

    14. Squishy, delicious-smelling Water Babies.

    Like a hot water bottle in baby form.

    15. A Magna Doodle for the budding ~artiste~.

    When you'd create your masterpiece, you'd have to hide it from your sibling so they couldn't erase it.

    16. A glitzy Sun Jewel Barbie.

    So you could pretend to live a glamorous life on a beach somewhere instead of smack dab in the middle of snowy Saskatchewan.

    17. A new Franklin book that you'd probably found in your stocking.

    Which was Mom and Dad's effort to get you to read more.

    18. But you really wanted this Franklin Dominoes set.

    So you could pull it out when friends came over and totally own them because they didn't know how to play dominoes.

    But maybe, neither did you. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    19. A Lite Brite to sharpen your creativity.

    At least until you lost all those tiny pegs.

    20. This fishing game.

    Interactive practice for next summer at the cottage.

    21. And lastly, your very own Molly doll.

    Who, you swore, nodded and shook her head when you weren't looking.

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