I’m always sharing all of my current and monthly favourite products and I thought that it would be a fun idea to share a few of the things that I loved within my childhood – and some of which I still enjoy now!
My Childhood Favourites
My Nintendo DS
I can’t remember ever NOT having a DS really! It was a big thing back in the day and almost everyone I knew owned one. I remember my friend, Maddy, coming over to my house once and we spent the whole afternoon playing Pokemon Diamond/Pearl on the DS. I used to also spend a lot of time playing Nintendogs with my cousin, Serena, and having head-to-head battles with my friend and neighbour, Sophie, on New Super Mario Bros!
I still own a DS – two in fact – and I have 24 games! A lot of the games I played as a child include: Pokemon, Mario, The Sims 2, Animal Crossing, Professor Layton and Trauma Center! Some of the games I have are slightly newer, and a few I have repurchased from when I had got rid of them and then decided I wanted them again.
Another big thing of mine in my youth was Pokemon. I was so obsessed with it to the point that when I was in Year Three (8 years old), I was told to give it up for Lent! I owned loads of trading cards, books, toys and games, some of which I adopted from my older cousins. I even watched the series on TV! In case you were wondering – yes, I do have Pokemon Go on my phone and it’s great because my college has a Pokestop and a Gym! It’s almost as if they’re encouraging it…
My mum would be able to tell you that I went through countless packs of these pens as a child. They are great pens and honestly I still use them now for titles and diagrams. When I was younger I used to write and draw A LOT and so I’d practically be able to run a whole pack dry in one sitting – that was my special talent! If you’d like to get some, I got my current pack (of 50!) for only £9 ish in Tesco.
I mean, what child hasn’t heard of JW? She’s the literal goddess of children’s literature! If you haven’t heard of the woman herself, I’m almost certain that you would’ve heard of Tracy Beaker. Alongside loving Tracy Beaker (the series on CBBC and the books) I also really enjoyed many of her other classics too. A primary school staple, I believe!
My favourite activity as a child was swimming! I went every single week – and I was good at it too. I had a good stroke and strong stamina but I stopped going so often when I started secondary school. I still love to swim now but I don’t go very often. I’m still a pretty strong and fast swimmer but my stamina has dropped massively!
Matey Bubble Bath
My favourite bath product as a child was the ol’ Matey Bubble Bath. It used to blow my mind that it changed the colour of the water and that’s why I loved it so much! To be fair, I’d probably still use it now – I like bubbles!
Sonic The Hedgehog
Another obsession was mine was Sonic The Hedgehog! Again, I owned toys, games, books and I watched the TV series (Sonic X). My friends and I even used to play Sonic games on the playground at school!
I hope you enjoyed my post all about my childhood favourites! It was fun to write and remember the things I loved!
Thanks for reading – what are your childhood favourites?