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1980's Childhood Toys From The Year 1981 including prices and descriptions

Featured Toys on this page The Bead Machine, War of the Networks Game, Strawberry Shortcake Steel Trike, Pop Rock Amp, Matchbox Car Sets, girls Fashion Design Center, Barbie Perfume Maker, My Pretty Pony, and Clash of the Titans Figures and many more from the 1980s

  • Star Wars Action Figures From The 1980s Star Wars Action Figures
    Price: $8.99

    Set of four action figures featuring characters from the Star Wars movies. Includes Luke Skywalker (as an X-Wing Pilot), Yoda, Lando Calrissian, and Han Solo (in the Hoth outfit).


  • Baby Precious From The 1980s Baby Precious
    Price: $13.99

    She drinks from her own bottle, wets and cries like a real baby. "Coos" happily when her legs are squeezed. This 16-inch doll has a polyethylene body with jointed arms and legs, open and close eyes, and hand-styled rooted hair. Wears pink and white knit dress, matching cap and booties, and panties. For ages three and up.


  • Barbie Perfume Maker From The 1980s Barbie Perfume Maker
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $14.99

    Create scents all your own. Even sachets for your closet and drawers. Pick perfume stick, place it in a flower petal mixer with water and watch the color change. Includes five scent concentrates, six fancy bottles, six gift boxes, labels, mixing jar, instructions, and plastic stand for your dresser.



  • Clash of the Titans Figures From The 1980s Clash of the Titans Figures
    Price: Ranges from $6.99 - $14.99

    Recreate the mythical battle of good and evil with figures from the movie. Choose from four figure pack ($7.99) including Thello, Perseus, Charon, and Calibot, the Kraken monster figure($14.99), or Perseus and Pegasus figures ($6.99).


  • Crib Soft Gym From The 1980s Crib Soft Gym
    Manufacturer: Crib Soft
    Price: $6.77

    Sturdy air-filled exerciser contains four activities: soft grip squeaks when squeezed, handles can be grasped, playful Pooh jumps with every tug, and jingling balls roll and bounce.


  • Electric Domino Clock Kit From The 1980s Electric Domino Clock Kit
    Price: $29.99

    This unique clock uses the play action of dominoes. It's a great conversation piece. That action is constant, with domino-like time indicators tipping into upright or downward positions as required for accurate timekeeping. Time indicators are triggered by the movement of three balls. Time is marked in minutes, ten minutes and hourly segments. Movement is constant, no resetting.


  • Fashion Design Center From The 1980s Fashion Design Center
    Price: $12.99

    Just place stencil on paper and use paint, pencil or marker to design a pattern (checks, plaids, stripes) or just color in... cut it out and your paper dolls have a new outfit. Two cardboard dolls stand, with plastic stands, against a cardboard salon backdrop. 40 different fashion stencils and plastic texture sheets let you design and redesign beautiful wardrobes. Includes 6 felt-tipped markers, crayons, pencil, semi-moist paints with brush, decorative accessories, glue sticks, and instructions.



From our 1980 Imported Cars Page

1980 Imported Cars Page

1980 Datsun 510 Datsun 510
Price: From $4,098
Country Of Origin: Japan

EPA : 31 MPG Datsun 510 ( Changed Name to Nissan on all Models in 1985 ) 510


1980 Mercedes Benz 450 SL Roadster Mercedes Benz 450 SL Roadster
Price: From $34,800
Country Of Origin: Germany
EPA : 23 MPG

2 plus 2 Coupe, 4.5 Litre V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Assisted Steering


  • Golden Everything Workbooks From The 1980s Golden Everything Workbooks
    Manufacturer: Golden
    Price: $3.95

    The Amazing Spider-Man, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, and The Fantastic Four guide children through four books filled with exercises in math, reading and creative thinking. For ages five to eight.



  • Highway Patrol Playset From The 1980s Highway Patrol Playset
    Manufacturer: Playmobil
    Price: $19.99

    The six policemen (four on motorcycles, two in the police car) blockade the getaway car and arrest the two "bad guys" to maintain law and order. The eight figures have snap-on hats, weapons, handcuffs and other accessories; the four motorcycles have snap-on stands and saddle bags.



  • Jaws Game From The 1980s Jaws Game
    Manufacturer: Ideal
    Price: $7.99

    "Fish" out objects... but don't let Jaws snap shut! For two to four players. Includes shark, gaff hook, 13 pieces of "junk", rubber bands, set of teeth, lower jaw, and more.


  • Krazy Clone Laboratory From The 1980s Krazy Clone Laboratory
    Manufacturer: Kenner
    Price: $7.79

    Now your child can "clone" his own fingers with this molding toy. Mix green material with water, place finger in mold for a few minutes. Then mix second batch using flesh tone mix, and pour into original green mold. In a few minutes remove "cloned" finger with a soft, weird skin-feel. Also make copies of toes and other objects. Includes mixes, cloning pot, mixing cauldron, measuring wand, and finger urn.



  • Lil Folkswagon From The 1980s Lil Folkswagon
    Manufacturer: Tomy
    Price: $14.88

    Delight your little folk with this loveable bug. It has a real horn and seat that lifts for storing all kinds of stuff. Front wheels turn.



  • Master Caster Kit From The 1980s Master Caster
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $17.99

    Make your own Formula I cars. Kit includes plastic and metal casting unit, five car molds, 24 wheel assemblies, 12 wax pellets in red, yellow, and blue. Makes twelve cars.


  • Matchbox Car Sets From The 1980s Matchbox Car Sets
    Manufacturer: Matchbox
    Price: $9.99 each

    Choose from the 8-piece Country Set or 8-piece City Set. Country set includes U.S. Mail Jeep, County Sheriff's car, Ford camper, steam locomotive, passenger coach, Jeep C.J., and Chevy van cattle truck. City set includes '57 Chevy, police car, car transporter, refuse truck, wrecker truck, Chevy Corvette, Maxi Taxi, and rescue helicopter.


  • Monchhichi Dolls From The 1980s Monchhichi Dolls
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $7.97 each

    These 8-inch tall dolls have cuddly plush acrylic pile bodies and tails filled with soft stuffing. Cherubic vinyl faces have puckered mouths so they can suck their thumbs like real babies. Choose from the boy or girl dolls. For ages three and up.


  • My Pretty Pony From The 1980s My Pretty Pony
    Manufacturer: Hasbro
    Price: $14.99

    This plastic vinyl pony has a beautiful mane and tail. Eyes blink, ears wiggle, tail swishes with push of a button. Has her own blanket, comb and brush, ribbons and special hat.


  • Pop Rock Amp From The 1980s Pop Rock Amp
    Price: $16.99

    Amplifies while multi-colored lights flash and pulsate to the music. Use with guitar or as sing alone microphone.


  • Skedoodle by Hasbro From The 1980s Skedoodle
    Manufacturer: Hasbro
    Price: $9.99

    Move the control stick to draw lines, curves, and circles. To erase, flip over and shake. Includes design discs to create geometric designs.


  • Snappy Shots Camera From The 1980s Snappy Shots
    Price: $7.66

    Insert blank film, press shutter... out pops a visible picture. After a few minutes, the picture disappears, so it can be used over and over again. Press shutter and flash cube rotates.


  • Sport and Shave Ken From The 1980s Sport and Shave Ken
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $7.94

    Water soluble ink pen gives Ken a beard. "Shave" it with a wetted foam edged "razor". Splash on the "after shave" and run a comb through his hair. Doll has rooted hair, poseable wrists, straight legs and a hand that grips. Includes tennis outfit, jogging gear and grooming gear.


  • The Empire Strikes Back Laser Rifle From The 1980s The Empire Strikes Back Laser Rifle
    Price: $17.99

    Authentically styled, with two electronic sounds, one activated by trigger and one by "rapid-fire action" button and trigger. Sighting scope.


  • Strawberry Shortcake Steel Trike From The 1980s Strawberry Shortcake Steel Trike
    Price: $36.99

    With 13-inch front wheel. Tubular and stamped steel with rugged mag style spoke wheels. Chrome-plated handle bars and vinyl padded seat adjust for easy pedaling and a comfortable ride. Has vinyl handgrips, skid-resistant pedals, pink front basket, and 7-inch rear wheels.


  • The Bead Machine From The 1980s The Bead Machine
    Price: $8.99

    Turn the handle 'round and 'round. The beads drop and spin. They wind up strung on a string. Imagine the fun creating bracelets, necklaces, headbands, anything! Includes approximately. 320 beads, three colors of thread, weight, three connectors, and instructions.


  • War of the Networks Game From The 1980s War of the Networks Game
    Manufacturer: Hasbro
    Price: $6.69

    You're a wheelin', dealin' TV executive trying to win the ratings war. Schedule programs, choose your stars and try to make the most money. For ages ten and up.