There have been a lot of cool and useful inventions in the last 100 years. So, before Legos and Barbies - what did kids want for Christmas 100 years ago? A look back at actual letters to Santa from 1913 is a real eye opener about the requests that kids are making today! Plus - if your kids ask for an iPad you can tell them no and remind them how lucky they are that they weren't kids a century ago!

TOP 10 TOYS FROM 1913

  1. Candy.
  2. Nuts.
  3. A rocking horse.
  4. Dolls.
  5. Mittens or gloves.
  6. A toy train.
  7. Oranges.
  8. Books.
  9. Handkerchiefs.
  10. Ice Skates.

TOP 10 TOYS FROM 2013

  1. The Furby Boom.
  2. Teksta Robotic Puppy.
  3. The LeapPad Ultra.
  4. The Flying Fairy.
  5. Big Hugs Elmo.
  6. Barbie Dream House.
  7. Giggly Monkey.
  8. Nerf Gun.
  9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  10. Legos.

Via MyHeritage