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Adultish Play

Brands give kids a taste of adult life with products that mimic mature activities

Implications - Brands are giving kids the chance to feel more like adults by offering products that mimic activities and rituals most often experienced by older consumers. From challenge games that replicate drinking rituals to outdoor sporting activities made accessible for kids, these examples not only offer unique experiences, but they also provide an early introduction to activities that might seem daunting or challenging later on in life.
Workshop Question - In what way can your brand adapt your product or service offerings to better reflect consumer lifestyle habits and challenges?
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6 Featured, 54 Examples:
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Date Range:
Apr 16 — Nov 18
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Featured Examples

Pimple-Simulating Toys
Pimple-Simulating Toys
The 'Pop It Pal' Lets You Squeeze Artificial Blemishes
Those who have an affinity for popping zits might be interested in the ‘Pop It Pal’ to provide them with a way to safely satisfy their preference to squeeze face blemishes. The kit comes... MORE
VR Cooking Toys
VR Cooking Toys
'4D Chef' Shares Interactive Recipes in Augmented and Virtual Reality
There are tons of baking and cooking toys that have been introduced for kids over the years but 4D Chef is a new product that introduces interactive recipes with augmented and virtual reality... MORE
Intuitive Juvenile Fishing Rods
Intuitive Juvenile Fishing Rods
This Self-Casting Fishing Pole Launches Lures 30-Feet in Distance
Operating almost like a Nerf gun for fishing, the Self-Casting Fishing Pole works by launching lures into the water. The product works by having young fishers load a lure into the shooting section.... MORE
Preschool Coding Game Pop-Ups
Preschool Coding Game Pop-Ups
Primo Toys' Pop-Up is Teaching Preschoolers About Coding
Primo Toys have opened a New York pop-up that’s encouraging kids and adults to hone their coding abilities. The brand, which specializes in engaging code-based gadgets, caters its products... MORE
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
The Blipblox Houses Pro Musical Features in a Kid-Friendly Casing
Once, parents would play their kids Mozart and give them rinky-dink toy pianos to teach them the rudiments of music, but the Blipblox toy shows how musical tastes have changed for the modern... MORE
High-End Vacuum Toys
High-End Vacuum Toys
The Dyson Ball Toy Vacuum Lets Kids Practice Their Cleaning Capabilities
The Dyson Ball Toy Vacuum has been unveiled as a branded toy from the company that is designed with youngsters in mind to let them try their hand at cleaning without using their parents real vacuum.... MORE

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