Do you remember these Christmas toy crazes of the past?

Posted at 11:32 AM, Nov 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-21 11:36:47-05

Hatchimals may be the hot toy for the 2016 holiday season, but they are not the first thing to be a cause a Christmas shopping craze.

For more than 60 years, a select number of special toys have caused hysteria in desperate parents, frantic letter writing to Santa and major sales booms for retailers. 

We all have those special toys from our childhood that we just had to have. See if you remember some of the most popular Christmas toy crazes of the past. 

Gallery: Remember these Christmas toy crazes?