Recycled Play

Parents begin to prefer recycled, eco-friendly versions of traditional toys

Implications - Looking to instill a responsible mindset regarding consumption early on, parents are opting for recycled and upcycled toys. Many products in this category are made by independent artists, which denotes a preference for more authentic goods with a back story.
SCORE: 3.6
Mild Top 5 Examples: 39,908 Total Clicks Nov 13 - Sep 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: ToysYouthLife-Stages
DIY Arctic Cardboard Playsets - Mr. Printables' Templates Make Cute Recycled Cardboard Toys
SCORE: 6
Hot 33,424 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 14
DIY Arctic Cardboard Playsets
Mr. Printables' Templates Make Cute Recycled Cardboard Toys
These recycled cardboard toys from Mr. Printables are adorable and inexpensive to make. Its ‘Cardboard Winter Wonderland’ playtoy set consists of a ton of charming animals that live in cold... [More]
Romantically Recycled Crayons -  These Heart-Shaped Crayons are Perfect for Valentine's Day Drawing
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 1,649 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 14
Romantically Recycled Crayons
These Heart-Shaped Crayons are Perfect for Valentine's Day Drawing
These marbled heart-shaped crayons are so cute and perfect for Valentine’s Day. Now you can color in style while adding flair to your craft box. It doesn’t even have to be for you. If your... [More]
Upcycled Mint Tin Toys - Etsy User WishWithMe Turns Altoid Tins into Toys with Felt
SCORE: 5
Mild 3,176 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 14
Upcycled Mint Tin Toys
Etsy User WishWithMe Turns Altoid Tins into Toys with Felt
These mint tin toy designs from Etsy user WishWithMe take advantage of the tiny size of Altoid containers to serve as adorable playsets for kids. These pet-centric playtoys make it easy for kids... [More]
Cardboard Culinary Instruments - The Cocorico Cooker is the Starter Kitchen for Your Future Cooks
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 1,244 Clicks Pub: Nov 27, 13
Cardboard Culinary Instruments
The Cocorico Cooker is the Starter Kitchen for Your Future Cooks
If you have a little future chef on your hands, the Cocorico Cooker is the perfect gift to get them this season. This kiddy kitchen, designed and made entirely of cardboard, is super safe and fun... [More]
Stimulating Scented Pencils - Take Wonderfully Scented Notes with This Collection of Yummy Supplies
SCORE: 0.8
Untested 415 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 14
Stimulating Scented Pencils
Take Wonderfully Scented Notes with This Collection of Yummy Supplies
These scented pencils called ‘Smencils’ are the perfect way to add some excitement to everyday note-taking. These eco-friendly scented pencils are made from recycled newspaper with... [More]