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Culinary Playtime

Tactile culinary toys move away from outdated gender roles

Implications - As brands look to meet evolving consumer expectations around the limitations of traditionally "gendered" toys, many parents are opting for educational activities and tools that put the emphasis on interacting with foods, rather than "playing house." Suitable for both young boys and girls, such efforts highlight the need for unisex toys that provide children with a less narrow view of domestic responsibility. This progression highlights the industry-spanning nature of the genderless movements and the ways in which this new type of thinking will affect how children are socialized.
Workshop Question - What can your brand do to become an advocate for progress within a social good context?
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Barbecue Board Games
Barbecue Board Games
This BBQ Game Challenges Kids to Expertly Handle Simulated Sizzling Food
This Japanese BBQ game is a family-friendly summer-themed activity that’s based entirely around the barbecue. Although the Yakiniku BBQ King Game is set up on a playing surface that looks... MORE
Creative Cooking Games
Creative Cooking Games
This Food Game Teaches Kids How to Prep Real World Meals
Menu Mash-Up is a food game for kids and and adults that challenges players to put ingredient cards together in order to fulfill a specific order. This could include satisfying a request for a... MORE
Chopstick-Teaching Toys
Chopstick-Teaching Toys
The Manners Fish Chopstick Training Toy Teaches Children to Eat Well
Learning to use chopsticks is an important milestone for many children, so the Manners Fish Chopstick Training Toy is designed to make the effort more fun and interactive. Coming complete with a... MORE
Educational Culinary Board Games
Educational Culinary Board Games
The Creative Kitchen Game is Based on Mystery Box Cooking Comps
The Creative Kitchen game is an educational culinary board game based on the mystery ingredient box cooking competitions made famous by television shows such as Chopped and MasterChef. Having... MORE
Plush Sushi Play Sets
Plush Sushi Play Sets
These Colorful Pieces of Sushi are Made from Felt Materials
The HABA Biofino Sushi Set is an ideal plush toy for young consumers looking to get aquatinted with Japanese food and culture using material-made pieces of sushi. The set features various sushi... MORE
Toy-Themed Tea Tastings
Toy-Themed Tea Tastings
Hamleys and St James's Hotel & Club are Running a VIP Family Experience
There’s a sophistication that’s associated with tea tastings that seems to exclude kids from the experience, but the St James’s Hotel & Club is hoping to change this. In... MORE
play_circle_filled Sandwich-Building Card Games
Sandwich-Building Card Games
The 'Sandwich Master' Game Brings Culinary Enrichment to Game Night
This unique sandwich-building card game called ‘Sandwich Masters’ is a clever form of entertainment combined with culinary enrichment. The idea of the game is to create as many perfectly... MORE

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