If you grew up in the ‘8 0s and ‘9 0s, you know that things were a lot different for children than they are today. Librarians were the original search engines, and there was no greater sense of power than putting on your safety belt.
Well buckle up, because these images will give you some serious school day flashbacks.
If you weren’t supposed to huff markers, why did they all reek so good?
The ultimate lunchbox treat because you could use the spreader as a sword.
Good luck trying to softly sharpen your pencil.
Everyone knew you needed the match box and thermos.
Be honest. How many of these pencil erasers did you lose every week?
Square pizza simply savoured different.
These were the ultimate treat and trade bait at lunch.
Markers with stamps. What an ingenious idea!
Heads down, thumbs up, cheat and try to see the person’s shoes as they walk by.
The card catalog the original Google search.
Made with “real” fruit that gushed out.
These were our text messages.
Slap bracelets. Jewelry that can also be used as a weapon.
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The smell of the library cards and checking out who had the book before you.
Oh, the memories.