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70s Kids

Groovy Prom Songs From The ‘60s And ‘70s

December 7, 2018

High school proms are and have been an exciting American tradition for many high school students. Typically, proms are exclusively for upper class-men and have historicall...

Remember Romper Room?

November 6, 2018

Hostess Susan Gifford of the TV show 'Romper Room' instructing the children. (Photo by Carl Iwasaki/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) If you are a child of the sixties or seventies, you pr...

New Math: The Curriculum That Failed Students And Teach...

October 26, 2018

High School students in the 1970s working on an algebra problem. (Photo by Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images) They're two words that still scare teac...

He Was Big Bird and Oscar The Grouch: Farewell Caroll S...

October 19, 2018

Caroll Spinney, Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Creative Arts EMMY Awards, with Oscar the Grouch (Photo by Marc Bryan-Brown/WireI...

The Sweet: 10 Candies Of The '70s You Ate Way Too Much ...

October 9, 2018

June 10, 2004 in Fairfield, California. The late former U.S. President Ronald Reagan was known for his fondness for jelly beans during his political career and ...

The Posters We Put On Our Bedroom Walls In The '60s And...

June 19, 2018

Nearly every teen bedroom in the 1960s and 1970s had posters covering all the walls. Teens created shrines to their favorite hot celebrity, favorite band, an...

We All Wish Our Parents Bought Us These Valuable Vintag...

April 6, 2018

For years and years kids have loved their toys. Very early children’s toys were made of metal or wood and were heavy and clunky. Many toys were homemade in...

SPIN THE BOTTLE, TRUTH OR DARE

December 15, 2017

A couple of teens kissing during a game of spin the bottle at a party. (Photo by John Phillips/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) When I was in Junior High School, what is now kno...

The Now 'Retro' Games Kids Used To Play In The 60's & 7...

October 11, 2017

Once upon a time kids used to play outside, they went out in the morning and came in when the street lights or porch light came on. Before computers, X-Boxes...

Saturday Morning TV Shows Back In The '70s

October 6, 2017

Back when kids ate Count Chocula or Boo Berry cereal for breakfast, Saturday mornings were a big deal when it came to TV! There were shows and cartoons that featured the Har...