Top Ten Smells Which Remind You of Your Childhood

The Top Ten

1 New Shoes

First thing I do after buying a shoe is smell it.

It smells so good.

I just buy shoes to smell it.

My parents always used to buy me Vans! I love the smell of them

2 Custard

I love getting frozen custard!

3 Freshly Cut Grass

Who doesn't love the sweet smell of a freshly mown lawn?

My dad used to let me ride on his lawnmower, but I got too big :(

4 Perfume

Once, my aunt proposed that perfume worked just like bug repellent and she brought that on our camping trip.
Spoiler alert: It doesn't. I got bit like, 36 times. - keycha1n

5 Burning Wood
6 Candy Floss
7 Leather

Another word for belt?

8 Cigarette Smoke
9 Fairground
10 Plastic

The Contenders

11 Sunday Roast

As I've said before, I'm always taken back by the aroma of my mum cooking. But not quite as much as the sound of the screaming. - PositronWildhawk

12 Fresh Petrol

I can't stop smelling petrol.

Awesome smell

13 Crayons

The crayons smell would remind me of when I used to color or draw photos with them - trains45

Or play-dough


14 Beer

Er from the age of 8 you can drink a little sip of alcohol in a home. I drank it at parties when I was little.

15 Pine Tree

Gotta go with pine tree. Grew up around them. - Donut

16 Syrup

My mom and I used to make pancakes every weekend, and I always put a lot of syrup on them

17 Correction Pen

Or white-out fluid

18 Uncooked Rice

I actually ATE uncooked ride as a kid xDDD

19 Sausage

My family is mostly German and we live in Wisconsin, so eating bratwurst is a common occurrence. As a result, it’s my favorite type of sausage

Chinese sausage...MM...

It smell so good.It's the best.

20 Mother's Cooking

My mom is a pretty good cook. I love her Mac and cheese

21 Rain

I love rain!

22 Kerosene

Love it. HEAVEN!

23 Homemade Caramel Cream

My grandma's specialty - I like the smell of burning sugar. - Metal_Treasure

24 Shoe Polish
25 New Books and Copies
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