It's simple to remember our favorite toys throughout childhood and fixate on them in a sweet daze of nostalgia. We remember the kind of toys we used to carry from floor to floor, from activity to activity, and from grandmother's house to aunt's house. Sure, recalling these toys may bring back positive memories, so what about the others? What about the…other toys?

These toys looked awesome in our formative years. Sure, hindsight is 20/20, but these items should have never found their way into our sticky tiny hands.

Our readers produced a list of toys that appear to be less child-friendly and more like the producer was deliberately targeting children. The winner is listed below, but first, let's look at the runners-up…

We're speaking about the scarier toys that gave people horrors and sent shivers down our spines, even in our most distant memories. Several are well-known, while others are less well-known, and here are some 27 of history's scariest toys!

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