13 Kinds Of Stationery You Had As A 90s Irish Kid

13 Kinds Of Stationery You Had As A 90s Irish Kid

There's truly only one thing Irish children loved buying before returning to school in September - stationery. A 90s kids' stationery is probably the most colourful group of objects that have ever co-existed.

Although we more often than not hoarded said stationery we took pride in our bits and bobs.Here are just some of the bits of stationary you loved as a kid:

Gel Pens

'Cause every word had to be colour co-ordinated. You knew you were bad when you changed every letter to a different colour.

Jumbo Crayons


The front of everyone's 'copy book'/ 'exercise book' was coloured by one of these giant crayons.

Pencil Toppers

Every pencil or pen was deserving of a costume.


Stamp Pens

The best days were leaving school covered in these groovy tats.

Novelty Pencil cases


"OMG! A pencil case shaped like a can!"

Diaries with a Lock

Nobody could find out who your best friend was with this crafty lock.


Bendy Rulers

Might be handy for the contouring ladies...


Stackable Crayons/ Pencils

You'll never know sadness until your tpencil led broke mid-sentence.


Tipp- Ex

Boredom and tipp-ex equals a receipt for disaster.

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The Fluffy Pen


The hairs would fall off and latch to your jumper. You loved freaking your friends out by rubbing them behind the ear with these furballs.


Books covered in Wrapping Paper

If you were lucky the wallpaper wouldn't be ten years old or a disgusting print. A brown paper bag would often suffice.


A Mathematics Set


Don't get us started on the compass - the most dangerous instrument in the classroom.

A giant sized eraser

Just in case your 8-year-old self needed to rub out their entire life and start again.

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Garret Farrell

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