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17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia

OOF! Right in the childhood.

IF YOU’RE VERY lucky, last night saw Santa delivering tablets, phones, games consoles and all kinds of fancy gadgets and toys under your tree.

But cast your mind back to a simpler time, when plastic soldiers, pastel ponies and Fisher Price reigned supreme.

This Christmas Day we present an homage to great toys we’ve known and loved…

1. The Fisher Price garage

fisher Source: ebay

Fisher Price Little People - Sept 12, 07 Source: ThrasherDave

2. Green soldiers

Soldier Charge Source: supernova3688

3. Monchichi

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4. Scalextric

scalextric-v8-championship-630x397 Source: SlotForum

5. My Little Pony

litte Source: ebay

6. The Fisher Price tape recorder

fisher-price-tape-recorder Source: Wordpress

7. Stretch Armstrong

Stretch Source: Alex Beattie

8. Perfection

perfection Source: Baby

Perfection Source: © 2011 J. Ronald Lee

9. The Fisher Price record player

Toy Record Player Source: Joe Shlabotnik

 10. Subbuteo

sub Source: ebay

 11. Glow worm

glow Source: ebay

 12. Tin Can Alley

tin Source: ebay

13. Rainbow Brite

brite Source: ebay

14. Battleship

battle Source: ebay

15. Talking ALF

alf Source: ebay

16. Pac Man

Vintage 1980 Atari Pac-Man Board Game Source: splittyhead

17. Play mat

playmat Source: etsy

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