Back in my day (we’re talking the early 80’s in Dublin), the playground craze extraordinaire was “fancy paper”. This was essentially
If you were really lucky,
Why or where a craze took hold back then was much harder to tell. My
For kids today? A few years back it was all about Match Attax cards. Then came fidget spinners (they have a special place in my Mum Room 101).
Last week, my youngest informed me of the latest craze at school –
They’re small collectable toys – everyday household or food items, dressed up as superheroes. According to my boy, they’re “a bit like Moshi Monsters but cooler”.
There have been 2 toy series released so far with the third due to drop in February. They start from about 80p for one small toy but there are also blister packs for around a tenner and other add-ons like cars.
One dedicated mum tried desperately to secure one for her little poppet. They were pretty much sold out but rumours were flying that there was a handful “under the counter” at our local newsagents!!
If I can’t secure a
Fancy Paper- The Comeback. I can see it now…