The Christmas presents which were all the rage when you were little - from Tippy Tumbles to xylophones
What was the must-have gift which was all the rage at Christmas when you were little?
What a response we got. More than 1,500 people spotted the post and dozens of you replied.
But which presents to you yearn for in your youth.
Everything from the racing game Escalado to Chopper bikes and Cabbage Patch Dolls to the electronic xylophone got a mention.
It’s a tremendous list from the past and we want to share it with you.
Our first thanks go to Linda Hall who said: “ Tiny Tears Doll!! Eeeee! Those Were The Days! Happy Days!!”
John Wharton wanted Escalado when he was little and Karen Atkinson said the presents which were all the rage during her youth included Tippy Yumbles dolls, Grifter and Chopper bikes, and the Mousetrap game.
Garry Johnson told us about the Electronic xylophone while Catherine McMillan said the space hopper.
Thanks to Katrina O'Connor who said “Subbuteo, Sylvanian Families, Cabbage Patch Dolls, all things Star Wars.”
Alison Jane Harrison commented ‘Sindy ,Lego, annual’ while Jackie Urwin Alcock said: “Tiny Tears and Skeelers (that dates me!)”.
Suzanne Fox reminded us of the Cabbage Patch kids while Ant Atkin said Action Man, Subbuteo and Meccano.
Steve Beckwith listed Flight Deck, Striker and Scalextric and John Milson said Whirl Bird.
How many f these were on your wanted list?
Thanks also to Dot Lawson Brown who said: “ Chuck stones, clackers and skipping ropes.”
And Owen Newsome told us about Charlie Buchan’s football annual as well as Beano, Dandy and Oor Wullie.
Tom Nelson listed a football strip and boots while Eileen Foster said: “Probably a little post office or sweet shop, colouring books, little tin paints, orange, apple nuts, sweets, new pennies.”
Eileen added: “Those were the day – early 40s.”
Carla Jane Conley Cuthbertson highlighted the Rubik's cube and Johnny Copeland said: “Mousetrap.”
They are all great suggestions and we want to know which reader has kept their childhood Christmas present the longest?
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