There's nothing like putting on a pair of rose-coloured glasses and taking a stroll down memory lane.

 

As much as we love being mums, we have to admit, it was pretty amazing being a kid. 

 

A recent poll of 2,000 adults in the UK found that an astounding 67 percent wished they could be a child again.

 

However, that doesn't necessarily mean the poll's participants want to grow up in the current era of Snapchat and Facebook.

 

 

In fact, 58 percent said that it was better to be a kid 'back in the day' because they didn't need technology to entertain themselves, the Daily Express reports.

 

As far as what makes us feel little twinges of nostalgia, school holidays topped the list of what adults miss from childhood.

 

There was nothing like those days of freedom where it felt like you could do absolutely anything!

 

Hot summers were the second most missed thing about being a kid, according to the survey commissioned by Hollywood Bowl.

 

 

Who doesn't yearn for those sunny days filled with swimming and slowly melting ice cream?

 

Other things we pine for from childhood include everything from Enid Blyton books to having someone else wash our clothes (the dream).

 

Here's the rest of the 50 things we miss most from our childhoods:

 

1) School holidays

 

2) Hot summers

 

 

3) Playing outside with friends until the streetlights came on

 

4) Not having to work

 

5) Spending time with your parents

 

6) Family holidays

 

7) Going on the swings

 

 

8) Having someone else cook your meals

 

9) Penny sweets

 

10) Weekends with no errands or chores to do

 

11) Having someone else wash your clothes

 

12) Celebrating your birthday as child

 

 

13) Having a friend around to play/for tea

 

14) Other people's birthday parties

 

15) Getting money from the tooth fairy

 

16) Pocket money

 

17) Enid Blyton books

 

18) Sleepovers

 

 

19) Having milk delivered to your door

 

20) Lego

 

21) Writing a Christmas/ birthday list from a toy catalogue

 

22) Playing football in the park for hours

 

23) Break time

 

24) Water fights

 

25) Making daisy chains

 

 

26) Playing Tag

 

27) Collecting stickers

 

28) Party bags

 

29) Playing Bulldog

 

30) Playing arcade games

 

 

31) Playing Stick in the Mud

 

32) Roald Dahl books

 

33) Meccano

 

34) Sega Mega Drive

 

35) Nickelodeon

 

36) Sabrina the Teenage Witch

 

 

37) SMTV Live

 

38) Space hoppers

 

39) Live and Kicking

 

40) Going bowling

 

41) Inflatables in the swimming pool

 

 

42) Eating Coco Pops and Golden Nuggets for breakfast instead of muesli or porridge

 

43) Slush puppies

 

44) Gladiators

 

45) Ball pools

 

46) Nintendo 64

 

47) Soft play

 

48) CITV

 

49) Knight Rider

 

50) Macaroni cheese

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