Do You Remember These Toys From Your Christmas List in the '90s?

By: Jody Mabry
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Are you a kid of the '90s? If so, you likely had several of these items on your Christmas list. See how many of these gifts you can recall from an image!

Every cool kid had sticky hands - brightly colored hands on sticky strings that stretched to pick up small, light objects.

In the '90s, America Online was set on dominating the emerging internet market. They sent out millions of disks promising free hours of AOL to lure in customers eager to surf the web at 56k and hear that sweet tone, "You've got mail!"

These figures are based on the animated series of the same name, where the four half-man, half-shark heroes fight crime. Seems kinda similar to the Ninja Turtles.

This fun toy, which is basically a ball on a string, would encourage kids to get coordinated - or have cracked ankle bones!

The lava lamp was straight out of the '70s, but it wasn't until the '90s that Orbitz soda came out. This fruit-flavored beverage featured balls of floating gelatin that gave it an otherworldly look. Sadly, the product was discontinued in 1997.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles worked together to stop evil Shredder. Over a shared love of pizza, the Ninja Turtles would stop at nothing to beat their enemies!

By using air pressure, this water gun shoots faster and further than any other, making it every kid's favourite weapon!

A firm favorite through the '90s, Polly Pocket came with hundreds of accessories and different play sets. Multiple dolls were also available.

The sports-inspired Starter jackets were huge in the '90s, selling in excess of $200 million a year starting in 1991. They were so popular in fact, that thieves were targeting people just for their jackets for a period. The company went bankrupt in 1999.

In a pre-iPod world, HitClips were one of the easiest ways to transport your favorite tunes. These mini players pulled in $80 million for Tiger Electronics by playing one-minute clips from songs by artists like Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys.

These tiny balls can be molded together to make your creations without making a mess. No glue required. The Floam will set in shape so you can keep your models, too!

The '90s Furby was one of the first interactive toys that "learned" from users. It started out speaking "Furbish," but soon learned to respond with English phrases.

Also known as a Lolo Ball, the Pogo Ball gave '90s kids hours of fun. Grip the ball between your feet while balancing on the plastic ring, then bounce to your heart's content!

Hugely collectible, Beanie Babies came in all manner of creatures including bears, cats and dogs. The stuffing wasn't really beans, of course.

Believe it or not, fanny packs were actually cool in the '90s, especially when you scored one in a shocking shade of neon. Sadly, these hands-free bags have fallen out of favor, leaving us all forced to carry our stuff in purses, backpacks or pockets.

Boggle is a two-person game involving making as many words as you can in a set time from the letters generated by the game cubes.

Arguably the most dangerous toy of the nineties, many people believed that this toy could blind people if shined directly into their eyes. It was soon banned in most schools!

In this game, players take turns pressing on Croc's teeth - if you choose a sore one, he'll bite!

It wasn't all that long ago that cell phones cost big bucks, only were pretty much only used by the wealthy. Average folks in the '90s were stuck with beepers or pagers, which alerted you to return a call when a friend was trying to reach you.

These squeezable balls were a firm favorite, due to their unique texture and bright colors.

Every '90s starlet knew that the best way to add a pop of color and a bit of volume was to arrange a few butterfly clips in the hair. This tiny glittery clips featured wings that stuck out like the wings on a butterfly, and were all the rage for a few years in the '90s.

Perfection was a game played against the clock. The aim was to get all 25 of your pieces in the right places on your tray before the time ran out. Fail, and your pieces were ejected!

Doc Martens and the '90s grunge scene went hand in hand. These thick-soled boots were so popular in the '90s that the company opened its own 6-story London department store to sell its famous footwear.

Red, black, blue, yellow, pink, green and white made up the '90s Power Rangers crew. The characters were featured on a television series that premiered in 1993 and lasted until 1999.

Long popular with farmers and fisherman, the bucket hat was on trend in the '90s. The wide, downward sloping brim was especially popular with music stars. Bonus point if you wore it over your freshly frosted tips.

Players must be quiet during this fridge raiding game. if they wake Daddy, they must return to the start of the board!

Each fun figurine came with a trading card that told the monster's story. When you got enough cards, you could play games with them, with your friends.

Between 1997 and 2010, more than 76 million Tamagotchi were sold. Sadly, many of these virtual pets are probably already dead in junk drawers and closets around the world.

Tickle Me Elmo is a replica of the adorable fuzzy character from Sesame Street. He laughs when you tickle him!

Made popular by the cartoon show, He-Man was hugely sought after in the '80s and '90s.

Doritos are still as popular as ever, but one special variety of the classic chip enjoyed a moment in the spotlight in the mid-90s. Puffed up with air and extra crunchy, Doritos 3D were all the rage -- until they were discontinued shortly after the start of the new millennium.

These dolls were based on the members of New Kids on the Block: brothers Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre and Danny Wood.

Pogs were the ultimate collect-and-trade cards of the '90s. They were named for a Hawaiian drink, made with pomegranate, orange and guava. Could you beat your friends in a slam off?

Founded in the '80s, Airwalk shoes really took off in the '90s. These thick-soled skater shoes were a perfect match for the wide-bottomed jeans to popular in the '90s.

Fashionistas of the '90s are totally not surprised by the leggings craze of the 21st century. After all, they were just as popular in the '90s -- but they came with stirrups at the bottom to anchor them firmly to the feet.

These figurines were based on characters from the popular "X-Men" comics, published by Marvel. They were created and led by Professor X, born Charles Francis Xavier.

JNCO, which stands for Judge None, Choose One, is a clothing company that was absolutely huge in the '90s. Known primarily for their wide-leg jeans, the company's clothes were popular with skaters, ravers and the hip-hop crowd.

This versatile table could be used for table tennis, pool and air hockey, and came with all of the bits for each game! Perfect for a family tournament on a rainy day!

Squeezits were sugary juice drinks sold in bottles with molded characters shapes. The squeezable General Mills juices came in flavors like Silly Billy Strawberry and Berry B Wild.

The Talk Boy is a recorder and player in one. A kid's answer to a Dictaphone! It was featured in the movie "Home Alone 2."

The Big Mouth Billy Bass was THE gift on holidays in the late '90s. This latex singing fish mounted to a trophy board crooned classic tunes like "Don't Worry Be Happy," and only later versions came with an on and off switch.

Mr. Bucket would spit out a range of colored balls. Each player had to scoop up the balls that matched the color of their scoop and put them back in the bucket. The first player to have all of their balls inside Mr. Bucket won the game!

These pocket-sized figures lived in a skull or a coiled snake and were marketed as Polly Pocket for boys.

Every '90s kid played wkith Crazy Bones at some point or another. These small plastic figures featured themes like Ghosts, Aliens and Sports, and were highly collectible.

Stretch Armstrong can be contorted into any position - even tied in knots - and will revert back to his original shape when released. Ouch!

Endorsed by football legend Joe Montana starting in 1990, LA Gear later picked up other celebrity spokesmen like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wayne Gretzky. The iconic line hit it big with inflatable shoes, but reached it peak with the glowing LA Lights sneakers.

The Gloworm was a friendly, soft-bodied toy. Its face would light up to be used as a night light.

Introduced in the mid-'80s by Casio, G-Shock watches were all the rage by the '90s, and by 1998, the company had sold more than 19 million units. For girls, Casio introduced the Baby-G, a feminine version of the sought-after timepiece.

Tiger Games was one of the first companies to produce a handheld LED device for game playing. Each one had a theme, such as WWF or G.I. Joe.

These dinosaur toys with a difference came with battle scars and open wounds from their battles! Heal them in the Dino-Damage Medical Center.

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