80s Toys You Can Still Buy Brand-New

In case you were a child of the 80s, too, here is a list of some of the best 80s toys that have been updated for modern times and are still available in the toy aisles to be bought today.

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    Classic Fisher-Price Toys

    Fisher-Price classic cash register
    The Bridge Direct

    The Fisher-Price cash register was a favorite and is just one of the many Fisher-Price toys you can buy new. Look for the Ferris wheel, record player, and the Tap n' Turn hammer bench! 

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    Strawberry Shortcake and Friends

    Strawberry Shortcake Rag Doll
    The Bridge Direct

    If you were a little girl in the 1980s you had a Strawberry Shortcake doll. Don't worry, your kids can have them, too! There are large rag dolls and many new 6-inch fashion dolls. Some dolls were reproduced to still resemble your classic Strawberry Shortcake, but there are many new, updated fashion dolls and playsets with Strawberry Shortcake and her gang of friends. Do not worry, their hair will still smell just the way you remember!

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    Care Bears

    Care Bears Glow-A-Lot Bedtime Bear
    Just Plan

    Which Care Bear was your favorite? This special Care Bear can glow-in-the-dark and makes a great snuggling companion for naps and bedtime.

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    Lite Brite

    Lite Brite
    The Bridge Direct

    This new and improved version of Lite Brite includes LED pegs. The pegs come in different sizes, making it quicker to complete and templates aren now re-usable. A case also helps keep the pegs organized when not in use.

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    Electronic Sports Games

    Classic Electronic Football
    The Bridge Direct

    Handheld sports games like basketball, football, and baseball were introduced in the late 1970s but were well loved by kids and adults into the 1980s. These handheld games are a piece of video game history.

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    Big Wheel

    Jakks Pacific

    In 2012, the Original Big Wheel re-emerged in toy aisles, with a product that has the look and feel of the original, but that is made entirely in the United States. There are even licensed versions for kids who want their bike to feature the Avengers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Frozen characters.

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    Cabbage Patch Kid Dolls

    Cabbage Patch Kids TwinkleToes Skechers
    Jakks Pacific

    Children can still adopt their Cabbage Patch Kids baby dolls based on ethnicity and style. The dolls no longer have yarn based hair. They have hair suitable for styling and a serious sense of fashion. 

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Z Line Billboard Playset

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back bigger than ever and still continue to be featured in new feature-length movies. Aside from sword flinging action figures, there are hubcap launching Shellraisers and dart blasters! Each year there are many new interactive Ninja Turtle toys, including turtles that will appeal preschoolers, the Half-Shell Heroes.

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    My Little Pony Toys

    My Little Pony Fashion Style Rarity

    The My Little Pony characters are still featured in their own animated television shows. My Little Pony toys continue to be quite popular and have expanded to include themed-based play with castles, palaces, and remote controlled vehicles. 

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    Transformers Toys

    Transformers Mega One Step Bumblebee

    Transformers toys have become more technologically advanced over the years as the characters transform from action figure into vehicles. Children who enjoy construction brick sets can also utilize pieces to build their own transformers.  Rescue Bots toys, which are a spin-off for preschool aged children, also bring the excitement of Transformers characters and vehicles to younger children.

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    Star Wars Toys

    Star Wars Command Star Destroyer

    Star Wars action figures have never gone out of style, and, with the release of new Star Wars movies, we have seen many new and updated Star Wars toys with classic light sabers, action figures, and the ability to now fly your own Millennium Falcon! 

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    Easy Bake Oven

    easy bake ultimate oven

    The Easy Bake Oven has been serving up bite-sized cookies and treats for over 50 years. The cooking unit has been updated to no longer require the use of lightbulbs, and the food refill kits include items like cake pops, whoopie pies, and red velvet cupcakes.

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    Sno-Cone Machine

    Frozen Olaf Sno Cone Maker
    Jakks Pacific

    Did you love your Snoopy Sno-Cone machine? While the original Snoopy Sno-Cone is still available from Cra-Z-Art, look for this new toy from Jakks Pacific that features everyone's favorite character from the movie Frozen, Olaf the snowman.

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    Gloworms have been best pals for infants for 25 years, with their sweet glowing faces and soft bodies that play melodies and lullabies.

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    Pound Puppies

    12-inch Pound Puppies

    Just recently, Pound Puppies plush toys entered the toy aisles again. They can be purchased in 2 sizes or as a keychain. Children can also name their puppy and register them online for adoption.