Don’t you wish you could go back in time to your childhood when all you had was your favorite toys and a worry-free life? Sometimes it’s hard not to feel bad for the kids of today with their iPad’s and iPhone’s. Listen Millennial kids, we’re going to let you finish, but 90s kids had the best gadgets and games of all time (Click site here to see what favorite and nostalgic toys the kids of the future are going to be writing about as adults).
This handheld digital pet really taught us the importance of responsibility. This cute little virtual animal had to be fed, happy, disciplined, and cleaned. They also had the potential to get sick and needed to be toilet trained. It was like taking care of a real life pet.
Game Boy / Game Boy Color
Oh the Gameboy. The handheld gaming console that kept all of us busy during most car rides. The Gameboy was practically the equivalent to what an iPhone is today. When a new generation of the Gameboy was released, every one needed to get their hands on it. You were cooler than cool if you got your hands on the newest Game Boy gadget. Game Boy Color was one that became a hit as it was the first handheld gaming console that played the game in color.
Easy Bake Oven
Looking back on it, it may have been a little weird cooking food that came in a box from the toy store. At the time though, it was the greatest thing in the world. It was liberating to feel like you were able to bake cookies all by yourself.
The Skip It apparatus was one of the recess essentials in elementary school. You could battle with other friends to see who could do the most skips. It helped to declare the king or queen of the blacktop at school.
If you watched Nickelodeon every day after school, you never missed the Moon Shoes commercial. You knew you had to have them. So you did.
Power wheels can really make a child feel like they’re in control of everything. What was great was the various selection of cars they offered. Barbie Doll, Spider-Man, Mercedes. You name it, they had it.
The pocket-sized dolls came with their very own clothes, accessories, and houses. There was so much adventure that came from Polly Pockets.
This digital audio player was one of the biggest trends in the early 2000’s. They played songs from the Backstreet Boys to Madonna. It was always an exciting moment receiving these with your McDonald’s kid’s meal.
Pokemon Trading Card Game
This collectible card game was one of the most popular products. You could play, trade, and collect with these trading cards. Some of the most rare Pokemon cards have even been sold for quite a bit of money. According to From Japan Blog, the Pikachu Illustrator Card was being sold on eBay for $100,000.
Nintendo 64 or the N64 was Nintendo’s last video game console to use the cartridge. The Nintendo 64 was succeeded by the Game Cube in 2001.