What was the weirdest thing you were scared of as a child?

Kinderling News & Features

Cast your mind back a bit… what bizarre, completely unreasonable, yet utterly horrifying fears did you have when you were young?

Heaps of people have taken to Twitter to share their own terrors that plagued them in childhood, and while it’s a little mean to take pleasure in someone’s old pain, some of them are side-splittingly hilarious.

These are some of our favourites!

Water-based worries


Nasty nightmares





Anxiety over animals



Pop Culture concerns



Random revulsions




What are your kids afraid of?