Toys of the Eighties, Human Beans
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A stuffed toy shaped like a lima bean but pale-peach colored (they were all caucasian; at least, in Connecticut they were), with arms and legs and a printed-on face. I think they had striped legs, like they were wearing socks. They were about 6" tall.

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erin - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I don't remember the toys, but my sister had a folder and other school supplies for 3rd grade, about 1984
Hunnybee - September 29, 2007 - Report this comment
The ones I remember were china ornaments and you can find a lot of these for sale on Ebay! They are collectors items now.
kerry - November 14, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember a board book about Human Beans. They were part of a family where they shared and took care of each other. Ie. On the swing "I'll push you if you push me". That is all I remember. It was one of my favourites, and I would love to find it again!
Miranda - March 03, 2008 - Report this comment
I thought these were older than the 80's. I do remember them, I always liked them!
Amanda V - April 08, 2008 - Report this comment
I had a 'human bean' night-gown in 1984
bean - August 31, 2008 - Report this comment
My dad started calling me bean cause he got me an "easter beanie" when I was born. Cutest thing ever! Tattoo on butt like cabbage patch kids but said "I am a human bean"
Karolyn - September 19, 2008 - Report this comment
I had two of them, one said "It isn't easy being a human bean". I wish I could find them again!
chris - October 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember these, wasn't sure if anyone else did...I loved them
Laurence - October 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Just found three Human Bean mugs (copyright 1981) at a Salvation Army in Asbury Park, NJ last week. Only bought two that say "I'm a Great Human Bean" on them for 50ยข each. Left the third mug that said "Grandpas are special Human Beans"
Michelle - October 14, 2008 - Report this comment
My friend had a stuffed bean and I had a swim floatie that said Human Beans
deelibrarian - February 13, 2009 - Report this comment
So glad someone else remembers the Human Beans. My husband thinks I'm crazy. I had a couple shirts with the different colored, 3/4-length sleeves with Beans on the front. Loved them.
robbrina - February 13, 2009 - Report this comment
I actually found a happy birthday human bean nicknack today at a thrift shop! Cool!
Bean Bag - March 31, 2009 - Report this comment
I believe there was even a Christmas/holiday cartoon for "Human Beans" - would love to see it again. If any knows ....
Jared - July 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Anyone know were to find a human bean book at???? If you do pls e-mail Charlotted05@embarqmail.com TY
Jess - December 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I have the Human Bean figurine holding a baseball bat. My mom gave it too me. Thought I might be able to sell it.
Tom - October 10, 2010 - Report this comment
You can find them for sale on ebay and at flea markets.
Sherry - January 20, 2011 - Report this comment
I am looking for the Human Beans book - if you have one please post a comment.
josie toes - May 16, 2011 - Report this comment
the best ever kids book-even adults should read it! http://www.amazon.com/How-Be-Human-Bean-Bobby/dp/1880991012
Ron - August 10, 2011 - Report this comment
We still have a small "human bean" my wife mentioned that yes they were quite the craz. And as we all know it is still true, it isn,t easy being a human bean. This is what ours says.
Michele - August 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Anyone that grew up with me knew I loved human beans. I have about 30 of them and a big stuffed animal and a small one too. I also have paper to write on and envolopes. here are some pics of them enjoy:)
Angel Bagley - October 25, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember the cute little sayings more than I do the characters, but I think I recall a bean shaped person with only a couple of hairs sprouting out of their cute heads......What were all the cute sayings?
Annette - December 12, 2011 - Report this comment
I had a human bean that said " have you hugged a human bean today" that was stolen from me. Anyone have one for sale?
Rachel - February 21, 2013 - Report this comment
I have Vintage Human Bean Small Beanbag 1980 "I'm a human bean" to sell. What do you think it is worth?? Thanks!

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