55 Iconic Toys Every ’90s Kid Wanted For Their Birthday
Let's be real, we're all still kids at heart.
Betty Spaghetty — The outfit options...the hair... Everyone wanted to play with Betty.
Foxtail — Oh, the amount of power you felt whirling this above your head like a dang cowboy with a lasso.
Lite-Brite — For the emerging artist inside of you.
Game Boy Color — The epitome of childhood gaming.
Tamagotchi — You knew your parents trusted you with REAL responsibility when you were gifted one of these.
Giga Pets — If your parents were trying to save $10, you probs got a Giga Pet instead of a Tamagotchi.
Bop It — Twist it, pull it, love it.
Socker Boppers — You were basically Hulk Hogan.
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots — For the kids whose parents thought Socker Boppers were too violent.
Furby — Your first pet you eventually taught how to swear. 😜
Moon Shoes — Your ankles may have been in danger, but damn, did you look and feel cool!
HitClips — You didn't need longer than a minute to jam out with this bad boy.
Mouse Trap — Oh, the satisfaction you felt when you finally caught that lil' bugger!
Doodle Bear — Finally a toy you could destroy with no consequences.
Super Simon — If your parents bought this for you, then you could show them how much of a ~genius~ you were.
Gak Splat — Did Nickelodeon make anything we didn't love? This was a must.
Rainbow Brite — You wanted one in every color.
Poo-Chi — If you got this, then you could prove how ready you were for a real dog.
Polly Pocket — What else could have prepared you for your future?
Slinky — The OG fidget spinner.
Trolls — Do we know why we loved these? No. Do you still want one? Yes.
The Game of Perfection — Some kids just wanna see stuff explode.
Skip It — How many skips could YOU do? This was essentially the OG Fitbit.
Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Barber and Beauty Shop — Prepping a future generation of barbers and hairstylists.
Stretch Armstrong — Did you stretch it until the armpit ripped too?
Super Soaker 50 — No pool party was complete without a Super Soaker showdown.
Koosh Balls — Not as complex as the yo-yo, but just as addicting.
Sky Dancers — Flying fairies quickly turned into all out air warfare.
Magic Mitt — Ripping the ball off was one of the most satisfying sounds of your childhood.
Nintendo 64 — You needed this for your social life to thrive.
Groovy Girls — There were more than just Barbies.
Homies — TBH Fat Boy was your favorite.
Atari Jaguar — Alien vs Predator was ~so intense.~
Brain Warp — Bop It and Brain Warp were BFFs, and you needed them both.
American Girl dolls — You took the best care of your doll.
Slammer Whammers — The coolest Pogs you could collect.
Silly Putty — Break it, bounce it, or squish it, Silly Putty could do anything.
Laser Challenge — Your parents set a time limit on this game, but damn it was fun.
Buzz Lightyear — To infinity and beyond!
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game — What else did you do at recess?
Spice Girls dolls — You had to have them — they were the Spice Girls.
G.I. Joe — Girls everywhere made G.I. Joes date their Barbie dolls.
Slime — Nickelodeon defining your childhood once again.
Etch A Sketch — It was basically your first computer.
Nerf Blaster — You're still finding foam ammunition at your parents' house.
Water Talkies — You could hardly hear what your friends were saying, but screaming into plastic has never been more lit.
Easy Bake Oven — If your parents bought this for you, then you could learn real life skills.
Vortex Football — No regular football could touch this, and you needed it to prep for tryouts.
A professional yo-yo — Everyone wanted one, but we weren't all destined for yo-yo greatness.
Pokémon Trading Card Game — You always played to win.
Littlest Pet Shop — Your parents better have bought you these tiny babies.
Street Sharks — You needed toys to play with while you watched the TV show, obvi.
Mighty Max — Again, how are you supposed to watch Mighty Max without the toys?!
Sylvanian Families — These are what family values are built on.
And finally, Beanie Babies — How did you exist in the '90s without them?
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