Toys have changed so drastically, just in the past 20 years. I can remember so many cool things I played with in the 80’s and 90’s as I was growing up, and I have to admit looking back I think they were really the coolest toys out there.
I mean seriously treasure trolls? Strawberry Shortcake? Alphie! It didn’t get any better. And we were never bored either!
But kids today have a whole different expectation of toys. It is all about electronics, even for toddlers today… remember my smart phone post? Yeah! Kids want technology even as toddlers!
While there is a time and place for certain toys… like electronics I wish there were some of the awesome toys we had as kids for our kids to play with. While I am not positive they would really entertain our new generation the way they entertained us, I could certainly hope it would at least work with my own kids!
Now I am on the hunt for old vintage toys that I can get for my own kids. And kind of for myself so I can re-live my own toddler years along with them!
What were your favorite toys when you were a toddler?
Treasure Trolls: Yeaflashback.com
Zoobilee Zoo: Pinterest
Cherry Merry Muffin: Ghosts of the dolls
Cash Register: Google
The Heart Family: 1000Barbies
Slip N’ Slide: Squidoo
McDonald’s McNuggets: Kathy’s Fast Food Toys
Kid Sister: InThe80s
Fisher Price TV: FingerFabrik
Fisher Price Record Player: FingerFabrik