Therapeutic Play

Toys target children's anxieties with helpful stress relief features

Implications - As stress and anxieties continue to grow among younger generations, toys brands are adopting a more health-conscious approach to entertainment. Offering interactive, multisensory features to help alleviate stress, these products speak to a growing desire for methods of health and wellness that are less abrasive and more integrated, particularly among youth.
SCORE: 5.1
Mild Top 6 Examples: 13,564 Total Clicks Aug 13 - Nov 15
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Kid-Designed Stuffed Toys - IKEA Will Raise Money for Charity by Selling Plush Toys Designed by Kids
SCORE: 6
Warm 1,238 Clicks Pub: Oct 28, 15
Kid-Designed Stuffed Toys
IKEA Will Raise Money for Charity by Selling Plush Toys Designed by Kids
To help its charity ‘Soft Toys for Education,’ IKEA is producing toys designed by kids throughout the world. 10 winning entries were transformed from a simple children’s drawing... [More]
Plush Wellness Toys - The Doodle Toy Monitor's a Child's Health and Wellness Through Play
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 2,454 Clicks Pub: Apr 24, 15
Plush Wellness Toys
The Doodle Toy Monitor's a Child's Health and Wellness Through Play
One of the biggest challenges of caring for a child is being perceptive enough to take note of when a young one is unable to understand and vocalize problems on their own—the Doodle toy aims to... [More]
Multisensory Children Toys - Joyco by Jowan Baransi Focuses on Kids Who Suffer from Autism
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 7,246 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 13
Multisensory Children Toys
Joyco by Jowan Baransi Focuses on Kids Who Suffer from Autism
Joyco by Jowan Baransi is a series of multisensory toys for autistic children. It takes into account the constant need for stimulation in kids suffering from this particular disorder. As... [More]
DIY Anti-Anxiety Kits - This Anti-Anxiety Kit for Kids is Budget-Friendly and Inspirational
SCORE: 6
Mild 1,586 Clicks Pub: Nov 26, 15
DIY Anti-Anxiety Kits
This Anti-Anxiety Kit for Kids is Budget-Friendly and Inspirational
This DIY anti-anxiety kit is designed for children with stress-related disorders and is budget-friendly to boot. Conceived by The Chaos and the Clutter blog, this affordable kit makes getting rid of... [More]
Anxiety-Alleviating Robots - 'Huggable' is a Robot Teddy That Helps Comfort Hospitalized Children
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 319 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 15
Anxiety-Alleviating Robots
'Huggable' is a Robot Teddy That Helps Comfort Hospitalized Children
‘Huggable’ is an adorable robot teddy designed to alleviate the anxiety, pain and isolation faced by many children in the hospital. Huggable is essentially a remote-operated puppet that... [More]
Collaborative Hospital Patient Games - The Konnekt Toys Encourage Kids in Isolation to Be Social
SCORE: 2.2
Untested 721 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 14
Collaborative Hospital Patient Games
The Konnekt Toys Encourage Kids in Isolation to Be Social
KonneKt is a toy designed to help child cancer patients not feel so alone. No matter your age, cancer is a frightening experience. Hospitals can be strange and unfamiliar and to make things worse,... [More]