It’s tempting to assume that kids today are too obsessed with iPads and Fidget Spinners to enjoy the simpler the things, comparing modern life unfavourably to our childhoods of classic games and 80s trends – which, let’s face it, we remember perhaps more fondly than we should (we’re looking at you, mullets and excessive amounts of neon).

Still, who isn’t tempted by a blast from the past when we consider the hours of fun we associate with these toys, hoping our little ones will find the same joy? Here’s a round-up of toys inspired by the characters and popular games of the 80s and 90s (some updated for today’s audience, but many in their original, can’t-be-improved-upon form) that big and little kids alike will love.... 

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