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We thoroughly research all the products we feature, and we honestly think they’re great. But just so you know, things you buy from links on this page may earn us a commission. All prices were accurate at publish time.

It’s pre-2000s: There is no question your Magic 8 Ball can’t answer.  A Lite-Brite Magic Screen is at the top of your wish list. Your only responsibility is keeping your Tamagotchi alive. You can’t wait to plug in your Sega Genesis after school. Life is good. Relive those days and feel nostalgic with these products you can totally buy online.

1. Mini Consoles with Preloaded Games

Whoa, these mini consoles are smaller and way more affordable than what it probably cost Santa to put one of these babies under your tree at Christmas. Plus, they already come pre-loaded with games. Plug it into your TV and relive the joys of playing Donkey Kong, saving Princess Peach and rolling up into a ball and spinning real fast a la your favourite blue hedgehog.

WHO IS IT FOR:

Gamers who want to relive the hours spent after school playing their beloved video games.

HOW MUCH?

Sega Genesis, $99; Nintendo, $119; Playstation, $46

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Sega Genesis, Amazon; Ninendo, Amazon; Playstation, Amazon.

2. Magic 8 Ball

Never be indecisive again! Whether you’re torn over what to eat for dinner or want to know if your crush likes you back, the Magic 8 Ball is your own personal fortune teller. Know the answers to all of life’s deepest questions instantly – unless, of course, the ball tells you to “ask again later.”

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

People who can’t ever make up their mind.

HOW MUCH?

$10

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

3. Furby

Of all the toys ’80s and ’90s kids used to play with, Furby was by far the creepiest. Embrace the utter absurdity of the hamster-ish, owl-like robot that listens to your conversations and learns how to speak over time. If you’ve forgotten about their eerily realistic facial movements and expressions, it’s time to buy another one.

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

People who have never seen an episode of Black Mirror.

HOW MUCH?

From $225

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

4. Tamagotchi

Avenge the digital pet you let die by giving a new Tamagotchi a great life! The original programming you loved from 1997 is back – feed it, turn its lights on/off, play with it, give it medicine, flush after it’s used the bathroom. Just try not to kill this one, too.

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Pet lovers who can’t handle the commitment of an actual animal

HOW MUCH?

From $50

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

5. Heelys

Why walk when you could ~glide~ through life? If you thought your Heelys days were over, you were wrong. Whether you’re an actual kid or just one at heart, there is a pair available in your size.

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Those who miss the days of having a wheel embedded into the sole of their sneaker. (Or the unlucky ones whose parents never let them have a pair.)

HOW MUCH?

From $46

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

6. Lite Brite

In the ’80s, Lite Brite was big and bulky, plugged into the wall and had only one light function. Now, the new and improved version is lightweight, battery-operated and can be set to play four different light shows to make your art lighter and brighter than ever before!

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Peg art enthusiasts.

HOW MUCH?

$49

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

7. Silly Putty

Whether you were the type of kid sticking it to newspaper to transfer the print or the kind getting it stuck in your hair, it’s time to bring Silly Putty back into your life. If you’re too embarrassed to make the purchase for yourself, pretend it’s for a child you know! “So much fun,” said one 5-star reviewer. “I play with this more than my kids!”

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Ages 4 and up.

HOW MUCH?

$3

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

8. Slinky

It’s a rite of passage for every child to watch a slinky walk down stairs one step at a time. If you’ve never witnessed the sight, the time is now. For over three generations, kids have stretched, wiggled and jiggled the metal spring toy. It’s tradition!

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Parents (or cool aunts and uncles) looking for a gender neutral toy that requires no assembly or batteries.

HOW MUCH?

$19

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon

9. Etch a Sketch

Every creative kid’s first canvas was an Etch a Sketch.  “It’s a classic. Just as I remembered,” says one happy customer. “Some things never go out of style.” BONUS: It’s a no mess drawing toy – simply shake to erase.

Amazon

WHO IS IT FOR:

Artists young and old.

HOW MUCH?

$29

WHERE TO FIND IT:

Amazon