23 Things Only ’90s Kids Had On Their Christmas Lists

We asked the ’90s kids of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite Christmas gifts from their childhood. Here are the nostalgic results.
1.
Gameboy Color

“When I opened my limited edition Pokèmon Gameboy color, it was amazing. I cried.”

—selindagarcia and alexise4

2.
American Girl Dolls

“I had every single doll, they were addicting to collect!”

—ashleyk4

3.
Polly Pocket Sets

“These little sets were my absolute favorite. I was obsessed with the detail.”

—Anna Kopsky

4.
Hit Clips

“All the 20-second clips of Britney, 98 Degrees, and NSYNC a girl could want.”

—erinvt91

5.
Lisa Frank everything

“I still have all of my Lisa Frank things. They’re so colorful.”

—crazydoodle53

6.
Lite Brite

“OK, how cool was it to make pictures out of little colored plastic tubes and a giant light board?!”

—arielm47

7.
A Boom Box and CDs

“I sat in my room listening to my Spice Girls CD for all of Christmas break.”

—katiem4

8.
Moon Shoes

“I loved my Moon Shoes. They were very dangerous, and VERY fun.”

—roberts12

9.
Barbies

“My favorite was the 1993 Gymnast Barbie, and all of her play sets were always insanely fun to play with.”

—anelyn and dippydedooda

10.
LEGO Sets

“They were expensive, but I loved them. Now my kids have my old sets!”

—shanemalkinson

11.
Furby

“One year, my sister got one Furby and I got two. The following year, we each got another. We had a whole Furby family as of Christmas 2000.”

—Brittany Catherine Wildgoose, Facebook

12.
Easy-Bake Oven

“My dad stayed up with me all night baking tiny cakes.”

—shanaeh3

13.
Talkgirl and Talkboy Tape Recorders

“I NEEDED one after seeing it in Home Alone 2.

—Carola Carassa, Facebook

14.
The Original Spirograph Drawing Set

“They were so damn mesmerizing.”

—Robin King

15.
Teddy Ruxpin

“Sure, he was a little creepy, but he was also the best childhood friend a kid could have.”

—Callie Carmichael, Facebook

16.
Tamagotchi

I got a dinosaur egg tamagochi that turned into a brontosaurus if you feed it veggies and a t-rex if you fed it meat. You can play tennis with him and walk him around like a dog, it was so cute.

—Jericho Roxas Trinidad, Facebook

17.
Sega Genesis

“Christmas 1995 was the best ever.”

—joes41

18.
dELiA*s Clothes

“You were literally the coolest if you had something out of their catalogue. Peak ’90s girl style.”

—Melissa Schlierf, Facebook

19.
Sky Dancers

“Their skirts and little flower launch pads were everything!”

—Cassie Dyck

20.
An Original PlayStation

“I cried tears of joy and then played Crash Bandicoot for hours.”

—Daysha Danger, Facebook

21.
Razor Scooter

“I had the best time riding it around the kitchen all Christmas, because there was too much snow outside.”

—claireh4

22.
Beanie Babies

“There were so many to choose from, but every one I got was my favorite instantly.”

—t47

23.
And, of course, Nintendo 64

“I had Tetris, Lemmings, and Batman — it was awesome!”

—L Kyser

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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