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21 Toys You Had If You Were A True '90s Girl

You know you asked Santa for ALL of them.

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1. Polly Pockets

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From the big ones with the the castles to the little Pollies living in rings. The downside was always losing those little pieces, because once they were gone, they were IMPOSSIBLE to find.

2. Skydancers

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How could you forget these little fairies? You'd put them on a base and send them spinning into the air by pulling a string. They could also be weaponized by aiming them at your little brother.


4. Furbies

You must have asked Santa for one when they came out. Flash forward a couple of months: you put your Furby away because its voice and its huge, devilish eyes would keep you from getting to sleep each night.

5. Kitty Surprise

How was a cat you could pull kittens out of a good idea for a kid's toy? I guess it did do a good job of explaining ~where babies come from~ so parents didn't have to. There was also a puppy version.


8. And that Barbie head you could style and put make-up on

It was just a huge bust whose hair you could braid, tie in pony-tails or do whatever you wanted with. Depending on how old you were when you had her, she might have even ended up totally bald.

10. The Tamagotchi

Having one of these back then was like having the latest iPhone now. In hindsight, it taught us a lot about responsibility and what happens when you don't feed your pet (or clean up its poop). Our parents tricked us.

12. The Magic Hair Color Streak Barbie

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Who knows how it worked, but you could magically dye your Barbie's hair. Our fascination with these dolls perfectly explains a lot of today's hairstyle trends.


13. Doodle Bear

The Holy Grail for creative girls, you could write and draw ALL OVER it. It was also every mom's dream since you could just toss it in the washing machine and it came out clean and doodle free.

14. The Electronic Dream Phone

It worked like this: you dialed a number and a boy answered who supposedly gave you clues to find your secret admirer. Then you'd spend hours on end trying to find out who he was. Thrilling.

16. Glitter Tubes

Sometimes you could blow bubbles from them, sometimes you couldn't. It was always a toss-up, and you never knew which kind you had until you got it. But they were always sold outside concerts and events.

20. Cabbage Patch Kids

You were either a Cabbage Patch girl or you were into...

21. My Little Baby Born

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Look at this horrible little creature.


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