Which smells take you on a stroll down memory lane? Check out the most popular answers here!

via Microsoft Clip Gallery
via Microsoft Clip Gallery

It's said that smells create the most powerful memories. Just walk into a elementary school cafeteria and see if you don't instantly get filled with anxiety. (Oh wait, just me?) But seriously, have you ever just smelled something and you were instantly transported back to another time and place? For me, it's the smell of classroom supplies that makes me feel like a kindergartener again. In a recent survey, people were asked to name the scents that sent them back to their childhood. Check out the top 10 most popular answers below!


1.  Fresh-cut grass

2.  Pencil shavings

3.  Baby powder

4.  Vicks vapor rub and other cold and cough medicines

5.  Play-Doh

6.  Cotton candy

7.  Bonfires

8.  Suntan lotion

9.  French fries

10.  An old lady's perfume that reminds you of your grandma


What smell sends you back to your childhood? Tweet me, @DaniOnUS105!

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