Playful Reality

Toys educate and entertain with aspects of real life for mature children

Implications - The notion of role playing is given a hyper-realistic overhaul as toys imitate aspects of real life to effectively educate children on modern life. As childhood maturity levels continue to rise and seemingly boring topics like politics or domestic life become entertaining, the imitation of reality via toys and play increases the need for parental intervention for explanation.
SCORE: 3.5
Mild Top 6 Examples: 19,338 Total Clicks Apr 13 - May 14
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Minimalist Toy Toters - The Koloro Wagon Makes it Easy to Get Kids to Clean Up After Play
SCORE: 4
Warm 5,644 Clicks Pub: Nov 26, 13
Minimalist Toy Toters
The Koloro Wagon Makes it Easy to Get Kids to Clean Up After Play
Torafu Architects has created the Koloro Wagon, a multilevel toy hauler meant to be used by both kids and parents alike. The Koloro Wagon is made up of three levels, each of which can be detached... [More]
Tuna Dissection Toys - This Sushi-Making Kit Teaches Children How to Slice Raw Fish
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 3,763 Clicks Pub: Apr 24, 13
Tuna Dissection Toys
This Sushi-Making Kit Teaches Children How to Slice Raw Fish
Straight from the heart of Japan’s Tsukiji Fish Market, a hardcore area where fresh fish is carved up on the daily, Kazuyoshi Watanabe collaborated with Hobby Stock to create the Maguro sushi-... [More]
Adorably Morbid Cartoon Plushies - The Dumb Ways to Die Characters Come to Life as Plush Toys
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 6,566 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 14
Adorably Morbid Cartoon Plushies
The Dumb Ways to Die Characters Come to Life as Plush Toys
Considering the nature of some of the accidents the Dumb Ways to Die characters go through time and time again, they could probably use a hug. But the cartoon characters from the viral 2012 video... [More]
Stackable LEGO Utensils - The Cooking Blocks Utensils Lets You Play with LEGO in the Kitchen
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 1,932 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 14
Stackable LEGO Utensils
The Cooking Blocks Utensils Lets You Play with LEGO in the Kitchen
LEGO fanatics can bring their building skills to the kitchen with the LEGO-inspired Cooking Blocks utensil set. The LEGO utensil rack hangs your kitchen devices and lets you assemble LEGO... [More]
Somber Celebrity Toys - The Sad Keanu Action Figure Strikes a Lonely Pose on a Bench
SCORE: 1.7
Mild 1,153 Clicks Pub: Jan 24, 14
Somber Celebrity Toys
The Sad Keanu Action Figure Strikes a Lonely Pose on a Bench
Blue Monday, the saddest day of the year, may have passed people by just this week, but the Sad Keanu Action Figure shows that there is at least one person in the world who suffers from such despair... [More]
Talking Prime Minister Puppets - The Shinzo Abe Talking Puppet Lets You Control the Prime Minister
SCORE: 0.9
Untested 280 Clicks Pub: Dec 7, 13
Talking Prime Minister Puppets
The Shinzo Abe Talking Puppet Lets You Control the Prime Minister
You can have your very own Prime Minister of Japan thanks to the Souri Shinzo Abe Talking Puppet. The puppet records and repeats everything said to it in a high-pitched squeaky voice while bowing... [More]