Toys of the Eighties, Shrinky Dinks
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Put 'em in the oven and watch them shrink. Plastic gets smaller after you color it. You could wear it like jewlery if you were really bored.
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Melissa - July 16, 2007 - Report this comment
I had pound puppy shrinky dinks! They were awesome. I think I just wanted to be able to use the oven!
DrSketch - August 01, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember these! What I wouldn't give for these to be made still....
Mark L - August 11, 2007 - Report this comment
They still make them. I just saw some in a Michael's crafts store (same as Ben Franklin).
dubbayumm - August 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I had rainbow brite and i'm sure many others. They stunk so bad lol.
Kari - August 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I had Mork & Mindy, I would put a little hole on them and make necklaces. lol
Brandi - October 03, 2007 - Report this comment
I had smurf shrinky dinks, They were awesome! Me and my mom used to do them! I am 32 now, and would love to see them again! LOL
jen - October 14, 2007 - Report this comment
I had a bunch of these! I think they were one set was the Smurfs. I can't believe that we had toys as kids that you had to stick in the oven. That would never fly now!
PJ - February 10, 2008 - Report this comment
I still have a raggedy ann and andy set that I made into ornaments that still hang on my Christmas tree :)
Melanie - March 19, 2008 - Report this comment
They definitely still have these. I bought my step-daughter a Tinkerbell shrinky dink set (at Meijer). I think I had more fun making them than she did :)
Rachel - March 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I had the rainbow brite ones...I loved them..I was so excited to get a piece of plastic that you put in the oven to shrink...lol
Lisa - May 25, 2008 - Report this comment
These things were so cool! If you check out the craft stores, you can buy plain sheets and use them. If I remember correctly, they stunk up the house when they were shrinking! :( (My mom was nuts about Mickey Gilley--yes, I'm dating myself here--and she did one of him. My dad just thought she was nuts.)
Tammy - June 14, 2008 - Report this comment
I had my little pony ones and my threw them away. She didn't see the use in them after they had gone trough the shrinking process!!! I really don't know what I would've done with them either, but I was really upset as a kid.
Jason - June 30, 2008 - Report this comment
I hate Ghostbusters & Ninja Turtle Shrinky Dinks!! These were the coolest things. I've seen the ones they make now and they don't have any kind of copyright stuff, just boring bears and clowns!!!! Bring back the original Shrinky Dinks
tony - July 21, 2008 - Report this comment
these were fun to do with hot babysitters.
Lori C. - April 26, 2009 - Report this comment
Shrinky Dinks were awesome. I recently bought some Smurf ones on Ebay. Probably paid way too much...lol...but now that I have them, I don't have the heart to open them up and make them. I love them so much, I want to save them in the box! Wow....did they bring back great 80's memories.
Mark Snyder of NJ - August 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I had so much fun with this product. I didn't have a particular themed set like the majority of the people with comments on here which just made creating them even more fun.
Jennifer - September 03, 2009 - Report this comment
man these things shrunk up to nothing.
Ailey - October 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Arguably one of THE greatest toys ever!! My mom used to get the blank ones for us and we used to mkae charms for bracelets and stuff, it was SOO much fun, the best was she would sit with us and do it too so it was some real great quality time!!
AJ25 - October 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved these when I was a kid my sister and I had the Smurfs! I found some at Michael's craft store but they are blank sheets. I made Christmas ornaments out of them last year with my 4 year son. He loves them!
Belle - January 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I had the Victorian house. It was so cool! I wish i could find it again, but I do still use the shrink plastic a lot!
Samantha - February 24, 2010 - Report this comment
I had the smurf ones.I remember taking them out of the oven and would be upset when they didn't turn out completely flat.One of those classic cool craft kits- that is probably too dangerous now.
Rick - January 07, 2011 - Report this comment
i had the smuf ones as well. man they were fun.
Tracie - May 12, 2011 - Report this comment
You can still get the actual shrinky dink sheets in craft stores (still same brand!!!) like Michaels and Hobby Lobby - I've used them in my scrapbooks! I was lucky and found one of the ovens in a toy store that was going out of biz about 10 years ago!!!
Dorothy - July 07, 2012 - Report this comment
I had Smurf and Cabbage Patch Shrinky-Dinks. I didn't have much luck with the few colored pencils that came with em, so I used my Crayola Magic markers and they came out really well. I could never get the little plastic stands on the bottom of the figuerines after they shrunk.

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