20 Toys From The 70s No Kid Would Want To Receive Today

  • Published on Jan 31, 2018
  • 20 Toys no parent should buy for their kids!
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    70s toys were much simpler than the modern toys you know today. Without having much technology available, kids had to entertain themselves with toys made out of simple design. But you’ll be surprised when you learn just how popular some of these gadgets were. From Atari 2600, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, Spirograph, the Mouse Trap Game, Pong, and Mastermind to Weebles, Chatter Telephone, Pick Up Sticks, Stretch Armstrong, and Micronauts, these are some of the most popular 70s toys no kid would want to receive today!
    It’s hard to believe modern kids would even play with sticks for a very long time, but Pick Up Sticks were some of the most popular toys of the 70s. The concept of the game was simple, but it demanded complete focus that often resulted in a few tantrums. Wait until you see these 20 toys from the 70s no kid would want to receive today!
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  • A Tired Ravenclaw
    A Tired Ravenclaw Year ago +446

    CoughCough my school is obsessed with Rubik's Cubes CoughCough

    • Shelley Thompson
      Shelley Thompson 3 days ago

      mine too

    • flightfury1039
      flightfury1039 22 days ago

      Lol me too

    • ArieDay Gacha
      ArieDay Gacha Month ago

      @TheThings no. This guy just commented this for no reason. Idiot.

    • Steve Carras
      Steve Carras Month ago

      As someone said, Rubik's cube came later, in 1980. but hell, 1980 was first 80s year, plus some calenders do call the first year of a given decade the last of the previous..

    • iiCazPlayz YT
      iiCazPlayz YT 2 months ago

      my friend dean can finish a rubik's cube in 30 seconds (WOW)

  • peter Wolf
    peter Wolf Day ago

    I have a Rubik's cube and spirograph 😀

  • Shelley Thompson
    Shelley Thompson 3 days ago

    I'm a kid and I would still play with half of the things you listed

  • Samantha Shapiro
    Samantha Shapiro 3 days ago

    Not true I have seen a baseball one and a football one

  • Kendra Carlson
    Kendra Carlson 3 days ago

    Liar I love the Atari and I am 9 so.... You got burnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd

  • Mary Hawkey
    Mary Hawkey 3 days ago

    Still play boggle & scrabble! Not online, boards. Kind of a tradition.

  • Amanda Sullivan
    Amanda Sullivan 4 days ago

    I love spiral graghs and I'm 9

  • Lumberjack king the great

    F video games

  • Lumberjack king the great

    Hhh is a good toy

  • Lumberjack king the great

    Some of these toys are cool

  • Quinn Prochaska
    Quinn Prochaska 7 days ago

    I am 12 and we still have a landline and a vcr and I love collecting old artifacts and cool gadgets from the 70s

  • Quinn Prochaska
    Quinn Prochaska 7 days ago

    I just looked at this video to find out some cool new gifts and I love them! PS: Not all kids just spend hours on electronics everyday.

  • Jaspher Rhich Alberio

    Evrey kid wants strech it is very cool you dum

  • Unknown human
    Unknown human 9 days ago


  • Maddy_Playz_Roblox
    Maddy_Playz_Roblox 9 days ago

    I flippin' LOVE Rock 'em Sock 'em robots.

  • RJC 72
    RJC 72 10 days ago

    My favorite 70's toys were...Star Wars, Tonka trucks, Matchbox, Hot Wheels, Shogun Warriors, Tinker Toys, Linkin' Logs, this spaceship toy called The Starbird Avenger, Big Trak, Monopoly and Candy Land board games, and when I was really young, a slew of different Fisher Price toys. It was most certainly a fun time to be a kid.

  • Veronica Baggio
    Veronica Baggio 10 days ago

    I am also a kid

  • Veronica Baggio
    Veronica Baggio 10 days ago

    I still love waterful ring toss

  • SuprMobz
    SuprMobz 11 days ago

    Um, Actually the magnavox odyssey was the first home game console if I am not mistaken *adjusts glasses*.

  • Marvel fan_11
    Marvel fan_11 12 days ago

    I have rock em sock em robots.

  • Emily Krobot
    Emily Krobot 12 days ago +1

    I love all those toys and I’m a kid. You expect us to be much more bored out just because it doesn’t have a touch screen. Seriously! And I have most of those toys and I love them

  • Kiley Weldon
    Kiley Weldon 15 days ago

    Im 12 and i still play with spirograph

  • Missy V
    Missy V 15 days ago

    Pick up sticks and Jax. The ball and Jax was extremely popular when I was in the sixth and seventh grade. We played it at recess.

  • Rajiv Casie Chitty
    Rajiv Casie Chitty 15 days ago

    i love mastermind

  • Flying Pandas
    Flying Pandas 15 days ago +2

    The thumbnail...*COUGH* EXUSE ME?!?! I freakin' love the boxing thing!

  • Emerson Kay
    Emerson Kay 16 days ago

    I’m a kid and I play with Spirograph , hungry hungry hippos , the water pool ring toss

  • josue alimorong
    josue alimorong 17 days ago

    I have hungry hungry hippos from hasbro 2010s

  • youtuber youtuber
    youtuber youtuber 19 days ago

    While kids still play with toys, unlike kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s though they also still use smart phones and do online gaming. While kids back then had to find things to do since they couldn't just use their phone or play a game online

  • youtuber youtuber
    youtuber youtuber 19 days ago

    I forgot about pick up sticks until the video mentioned it. Though they look a lot different in the '90s than in the '70s.

  • El Stealtho
    El Stealtho 20 days ago

    This video is dogshit.

  • flightfury1039
    flightfury1039 22 days ago


  • flightfury1039
    flightfury1039 22 days ago

    Lol iwould litteraly buy all those

  • Jennifer Zwiebel
    Jennifer Zwiebel 23 days ago

    I use and love 90% of these toys and i am a kid DISLIKE do your research

  • Hadley Quinn
    Hadley Quinn 23 days ago

    I play with some of these toys!

  • bud bundy
    bud bundy 24 days ago

    Wow weeble wobbles......i know some people who look like weeble wobbles

  • Deniz De Asis
    Deniz De Asis 27 days ago

    you do know that your doing this vidio on a computer or some thing right

  • Scott Pleasants
    Scott Pleasants 29 days ago

    I honestly disagree with this assessment. My kids said they would love these toys. They say all the time that we had the coolest toys and how they wished they had them. Stuff today is built like garbage.

  • Meow
    Meow Month ago +1

    I have a rubiks cube right now

  • ArieDay Gacha
    ArieDay Gacha Month ago +1

    Bruh, can you shut up? 99% of the kids in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade (in my school) play with all this stuff. Plus, this is opinion based, not facts. So, at least make the title "70s toys modern kids maybe would not to play with." And don't just say, " oH yA kIdS tHeSe DaYs WoUlD hAtE tHeSe ToYs." Also, my older sister who was born in '91 an I were sick and tired of our Playstation, and Xbox. So, we looked up a whole bunch of 70s, 80s, and 90s toys and board games, ordered them, and now, we can't stop playing them! So stop making opinion based videos and pretending as if their fact based, stop being lazy and ask actual Generation X kids what they think of these, and stop trying to just get views! I've been a youtuber for a while now, and I make my vids for fun, not to just get views.

  • MXA Meme Lord
    MXA Meme Lord Month ago

    I have the toy in the thumbnail

  • Brandon Jones
    Brandon Jones Month ago

    What about air hockey
    (Googles it)
    Darn, 1969
    And Most people love air hockey

  • Junior Ornithologist

    I LOVED the waterfall ring tie. I don’t have it anymore, but I play with a lot of this stuff at my grandma’s house

  • Raven
    Raven Month ago +1

    At 0:15 I think thanos snapped

  • Seth Williams
    Seth Williams Month ago

    Terrible viewpoint on this video. All those toys were and are still fun. If Rubik's is so lame, why are they still sold in the stores? Why are there international competitions still? Great to see all these toys, but why slam them for being "so lame"? Just because it doesn't have internet, bluetooth, or HD screens doesn't make them unworthy. Without PONG, the video game industry wouldn't be what it is today.

  • Balsa Polovic
    Balsa Polovic Month ago

    I love siragrafs and I'm 10.Soooo you lied😐

  • Gacha and just dance Francis ligon

    I like to get a atari2600 and my brother want to get the rock em sock em and i still play the wayer ringtoss when i am 6+

  • Mackenzircon
    Mackenzircon Month ago +3

    Ok seriously, modern kids don’t just play on technology all day. They would love this.

    • youtuber youtuber
      youtuber youtuber 19 days ago

      the real question is, how often do they play with toys? And keep in mind, kids in the 70s, 80s and 90s couldn't separate their time between toys and smart phones/online gaming since those didn't exist. So they had to find things to do.

  • Key Lock
    Key Lock Month ago

    Too bad Mattel is out of business, because if they were still around I'll bet many of their/these toys, like Merlin would still be around today.
    I wish I could find an original Merlin, it was a cool game and if you never really played with one, you really and truly have no concept of what it was, or is. It was a lot more than you give it credit for.
    And it was not only a fun toy, it was an educational and learning toy as well. So you are way off the mark on the original Merlin game.
    And you may as well include every "board game" out there, Monopoly {still popular right now in the year 2019}, Sorry, Scrabble, and many others.
    As well as all the card games still around today {Dungeons and Dragons as many have already stated WAS and IS NOT a card game!}.
    Not everyone plays games on a TV, cell phone, tablet or computer.
    Some of us still prefer the interaction with real people, friends, family sitting around a table and playing card and/or board games.
    So you, once again, are wrong, I know a lot of children that still play these type games and actually put their cell phones, computers and tablets away when doing so.

  • Swati Ahuja
    Swati Ahuja Month ago


  • Jonathan Lala
    Jonathan Lala Month ago +2

    I am 10 years old, these all look, fun, AND I LOVE BOGGLE!

    • Sheila Davis
      Sheila Davis Month ago

      Jonathan Lala the toys were fun some of us would play some of the games morning , noon & night taking time out for a snack or a meal but most of all we had to do that homework & chores ☺before we could play any games & go outside but whenever we did play those games we had some fun ☺&.Jonathan still to this day at 64 years of age I haven't managed the game of Boggle. L😁L. 5- 7 -19

  • Aaron Thomas
    Aaron Thomas Month ago +3

    I still play rubik's cube, mastermind and dnd

  • Bacon Soldier
    Bacon Soldier Month ago +3

    Mr. Stark I doNT FeEl So goOd... 0:16

  • Kooz
    Kooz Month ago

    I owned a Spirograph
    But that’s just a fact.
    Just a fact.
    A fact.
    Game Theory.

  • Elena Martinez
    Elena Martinez Month ago

    The people who made this are STUPID

  • Trev Mac
    Trev Mac Month ago +1

    spoiled glued to their hand cell phone and play station kids of today should all burn in Hell 👿

  • Dee Tomm
    Dee Tomm Month ago +1

    I still play Hungry Hungry Hippos, and I love it! 😃

  • The op golden ninga cookie twins

    My friend has the robot fighting thing toy and he loves it

  • Kermit
    Kermit Month ago

    You have benn bamboozled pick up sticks is round jenga.

    MIA TEMPLETON Month ago +1

    I was born in the 00's but I've still played with half of these toys.

  • Scott W. Fields
    Scott W. Fields Month ago +1

    A quote from Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi.... Every word you just said is wrong. lol

  • RED Palawan
    RED Palawan Month ago

    we play pick up sticks

  • Doug Durrum
    Doug Durrum Month ago

    I would be willing to wager that lots of kids in impoverished countries would LOVE to have this stuff. Kids in MANY countries are spoiled today.

  • Eileen Gallagher
    Eileen Gallagher Month ago

    Why wasn't etch a sketch mentioned ?

  • Eileen Gallagher
    Eileen Gallagher Month ago

    Boggle was the precursor of scrable.

  • irishbreakfast
    irishbreakfast Month ago

    I had every one of these toys!! but wheres sit n spin? big loader construction set? alphie? they should be on this list too as things modern kids would look at and roll their eyes.

  • SpicyRamen
    SpicyRamen Month ago

    This is.. trash.

  • GD garlock
    GD garlock Month ago +1

    I would kill for a game boy advance and I'm 11

  • Chan
    Chan Month ago

    Is it weird that if I was still a kid, id honestly love to have all of this😂I've almost graduated and I still would want it.😂😂😂

  • T Kj
    T Kj Month ago

    this bitch sound like she all of 20 years old trying to tell me about what " modern kids " like!?
    white debbie, please

  • Jheren Jheren
    Jheren Jheren Month ago

    I bought the rockem sockem robots and the hippo I like it just cmon I just bought the rockem sockem robots yesterday I’m in 2019 also you lied.i like it also you can move the bots to dodge the attack making the game better !

  • daxter clark
    daxter clark Month ago

    Fuck these spoiled bastards of today.....

  • pickzkickz
    pickzkickz Month ago +1

    Rubik's Cube had $250,000,000.00 in sales 2017 alone.

  • Bhrent Merza
    Bhrent Merza Month ago

    I know the hungry hippos the hobby kids

  • choco大好き
    choco大好き 2 months ago +2

    I would really love Hungry Hungry Hippos, Merlin and Mastermind! All the toys are not bad in this list at all. The title is very misleading.

  • Bella Aguilar
    Bella Aguilar 2 months ago

    I loved pick up stick s it was fun to play it with my cousins but they got rid of it for a x box 👿👿👿

  • Bella Aguilar
    Bella Aguilar 2 months ago

    And I found Mattel electronic football in my back yard I wish I still had it it was broken so I had to throw it away 😥

  • Bella Aguilar
    Bella Aguilar 2 months ago

    I love 70s games and I'm from the "today" says so your wrong I would love to have all these games!

  • Pagano
    Pagano 2 months ago

    Hungry Hungry Oprah’s- The Man Show

  • Indah F. Freztiyana
    Indah F. Freztiyana 2 months ago

    The funny thing is, I know most of those toys and my parents don't know about it at all... XD

  • Josh Peck 555
    Josh Peck 555 2 months ago +1

    This video is insulting to all the kids nowadays. These things mentioned in the video is still being sold to children today. Also children aren't always on technology.

  • PaperJam Sans
    PaperJam Sans 2 months ago +1


  • PaperJam Sans
    PaperJam Sans 2 months ago

    im 10 and a half im about to turn 11 in 5 days....and i still play with these toys....i have alot of the water ring toss toys......DOSE THAT MAKE ME OLD?!?!?!?!?

  • Damon Musselman
    Damon Musselman 2 months ago +3

    You think dungeons and dragons is a card game…?
    You have epically failed on a galactic scale.

  • JR McGee
    JR McGee 2 months ago +1

    You're mistaken.

  • Joe B
    Joe B 2 months ago

    Kids are now too stupid playing video games on line

  • Dead Meme
    Dead Meme 2 months ago

    6:27 **CLACKER VOLLEY**

  • Christendom Defender
    Christendom Defender 2 months ago


  • Andrew Besso
    Andrew Besso 2 months ago +1

    D&D uses the most world's most sophisticated graphics processor: the human mind.

  • hans fan
    hans fan 2 months ago +1


  • Donald Dick Abella
    Donald Dick Abella 2 months ago +1

    people still play the rubiks cube

  • Daniel T
    Daniel T 2 months ago

    Kids today would love to own half of these...shitty list.

  • SkyHiigh Animations
    SkyHiigh Animations 2 months ago

    ahhhh, good old Atari-

  • Pawswith pride :3
    Pawswith pride :3 2 months ago

    We play hungery hippos

  • Emma Wardle
    Emma Wardle 2 months ago

    I ❤💜🧡💛💚💙💗💖💕💓🖤💝💞❣ Bungry Hungry Hippos or HHH for short

  • Cathy McDonell
    Cathy McDonell 2 months ago

    Just loved Little Kiddles still have mine but they very willed loved

  • sir Cheeseton the cheese lord

    Who else is like 10 and has and likes half of these XD

  • Rose Brock
    Rose Brock 2 months ago


  • Hayden Castro
    Hayden Castro 2 months ago

    I want a rock em sock em robot

  • MrMarkydesade
    MrMarkydesade 2 months ago

    I have the deluxe edition of Mastermind and it still gets played

  • Alex Cordero
    Alex Cordero 2 months ago

    I'm 54 so I remember these toys being either my siblings' Xmas presents or mine. They were lame back in the 70s and we knew it, there was just nothing else around.