You can ignore this. I’ve been trying to remember this show for like, two years now (I’m not kidding) and it finally just came to me. This show is actually my childhood. I would watch it everyday and I probably still would if it was on.
I have been trying to remember this show forever, too! Oh, thank you!
When I was younger I went through a phase of wanting to be a teacher. I loved school and my grandmother was a teach so I though it would be the coolest job ever. Right about that time, this Barbie came out… so you KNOW I had to get it.
I loved her little dress, but her red glasses were my favorite and the chalkboard really did work! I would always set up my school, have the kids do math and reading, then recess and naptime and then I’d get bored so school was over.
I don’t really want to be a teacher anymore, unless it’s college theatre or something, but it was definitely a fun Barbie!
(By the way, does the blonde girl look like Hayden Panettiere to anyone else!?)
Tamagotchi (たまごっち Tamagotchi?) is a handheld digital pet created in 1996 by Aki Maita and sold by Bandai. Over 70 million Tamagotchis have been sold as of 2008. The Tamagotchi is housed in a small and simple egg-shaped computer. Three buttons (A, B, and C) allow the user to select and perform an activity, including:
Feeding the Tamagotchi a piece of food or a snack.
Playing games with the Tamagotchi.
Cleaning up a Tamagotchi’s waste.
Checking its age, discipline, hunger, happiness and other statistics.
Connecting with other friends
Marrying other tamagotchis
Haha! I remember playing with these little guys for hours! At first, teachers at my elementary and middle schools didn’t care if you had them because they just looked like keychains. But, leave it to that one kid who forgot to turn the sound off on their’s and then we all got in trouble.
I had a couple of them that I can remember, one of which was a Dalmatian. The other was a regular little pink/purple one with different options for the creatures you could have. Depending on the type of egg you got, you could get a tall, skinny Tamagotchi or a small, round one.
After I got bored with those, I got the Tamagotchi game for my Gameboy which gave me a few more options.
Tamagotchi’s were fun ways for kids to occupy their time by, in a way, taking care of something that needed attention. I’m sure it was a positive impact in my life because after that, I moved onto other games and activities that required me to be responsible for the well-being of another.
How about you? Did you play with Tamagotchi’s and if so, which one(s)?
A child of the late 80's and early 90's sharing memories of growing up and the fun that was involved.
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Happy trails down memory lane!