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.

I just buy shoes to smell it.

It smells so good.

Its heaven.It just kills me.

2 Custard
3 Freshly Cut Grass

Who doesn't love the sweet smell of a freshly mown lawn? - Pegasister12

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

Is this a term for belt? - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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 Correction Pen

Or white-out fluid

15 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.

Not okay who raised yo ass did they let you drink it did they make you or did your alcoholic father/mother abused yo ass

16 Pine Tree

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

17 Syrup

Cough syrup was horrible

18 Uncooked Rice

I actually ATE uncooked ride as a kid xDDD

19 Sausage

Chinese sausage...MM...

It smell so good.It's the best.

20 Kerosene

Love it. HEAVEN!

21 Homemade Caramel Cream

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

22 Mother's Cooking
23 Rain
24 Shoe Polish
25 New Books and Copies
26 Triaminic (Grape Flavored)

The most disgusting of all cough medicine ever, the TASTE is even worse...

27 Triaminic
28 Dimetapp
29 Robitussin
30 Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
31 Scratch and Sniff Stickers
32 Car
33 Ice Cream
34 Candy
35 Milk
36 Thanksgiving Dinner
37 Play-Doh
38 Baby Blanket

I have a baby blanket from when I was born and it smells nice. It smelt like a newborn baby, probably my scent when I was a newborn. The smell is comforting to me.

39 Asian food
40 Hairspray

My childhood

41 Diaper
42 Lotion
43 Your mom’s perfume
44 Your childhood stuffed animals
45 Burning Rubber
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