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Must Haves

This listicle is full of lots of cool retro toys that will make you feel like a kid again. If there’s something here you decide you just must have, we’ve provided links to the product websites.  If you click on the link and make a purchase, Beasley Media Group may earn a commission.  Have an idea for a fun theme for a gift idea list you’d like us to create?  Drop us a line at shopping@bbgi.com.

 

You’re never too old to feel like a kid. If you needed a reminder of that, one of these seven retro toys will likely help you capture that youthful feeling again.

Rubik’s Cube

Rubik's Cube

A Rubik’s Cube can provide hours of critical thinking fun or seconds of fun if you’re one of those incredible people that’s a Speedcuber.

Buy one now on AMAZON.

Etch A Sketch

etch-a-sketch

Something so simple like an Etch A Sketch can provide hours of fun, and the people that are able to create complex images with it are truly talented.

Snag yours from AMAZON.

Slinky

slinky toy

Whether alone or in pairs, Slinky still remains a wonderful toy.

Grab one now on AMAZON.

Lite Brite

lite brite retro toyLite Brite provides hours of fun and creativity. Whether you use a template or freestyle, everyone’s an artist with Lite Brite

Get it now from AMAZON.

View Master

view master

View Master is the delightful low-tech slideshow that even in a digital world is still a hoot to click through!

Buy it now on AMAZON.

Rock ‘Em Sock Em Robots

rock em sock em robots

Not quite sure how the movie adaptation around Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots starring Vin Diesel will turn out, but at least the classic fighting game on its own is still cool!

Order them now from AMAZON.

Magic 8 Ball

magic 8 ball

Believe it or not, Mattel is also working on a live-action adaptation around the Magic 8 Ball. (Yes, seriously.) Like the Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, we’re not quite sure what that movie will look like, but at least the original toy still provides you with the insight to life’s biggest questions.

Buy it now on AMAZON.

Sometimes we want to relive our favorite childhood memories. And we can’t think of a better way than with these super cool retro toys. We hope these toys help you reminisce about the good ole days.

Please note that items are in stock and prices are accurate at the time we published this list. Have an idea for a fun theme for a gift idea list you’d like us to create?  Drop us a line at shopping@bbgi.com. 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.