Peaceful Play

Soothing toys attract both adults and kids

Implications - An under-discussed side effect of play is relaxation. This is boosting the adult desire for mindless enjoyment by way of small, tactical toys, while also boosting mindfulness components in toys targeted toward children. Stress is high in the digital age due to the frequency and volume of content consumption, making incremental relaxation more necessary than ever.

Workshop Question - How does your brand or product provide your customer with an opportunity to relax?
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Wooden Fidget Toys - MOKURU is a Desktop Toy That Flips, Rolls and Does Tricks
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Hot 15,927 Clicks Pub: Jun 19, 17
Wooden Fidget Toys
MOKURU is a Desktop Toy That Flips, Rolls and Does Tricks
As an alternative to popular three-pronged fidget spinner designs, MOKURU has developed as an interactive wooden desktop toy. The toys boast simple, slim forms that can be flipped, rolled and used... [More]
Responsive Tactile Stress Balls - The Interactive 'Stressball' Senses Body Data and Responds
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Warm 8,764 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 16
Responsive Tactile Stress Balls
The Interactive 'Stressball' Senses Body Data and Responds
Stress is a part of everyone’s life at one point or another, and this interactive ‘Stressball’ is designed to interpret body data and respond accordingly. The traditional stress... [More]
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks - The 'Tick Tock Turtle' Kids Alarm Clock Teaches Routine and More
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This Year and Hot 2,098 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 18
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
The 'Tick Tock Turtle' Kids Alarm Clock Teaches Routine and More
The ‘Tick Tock Turtle’ kids alarm clock has been created with youngsters in mind to ensure they can learn to tell time and get into a healthy routine as they mature. Featuring a charming... [More]
Heatable Plush Toys - The Microwaveable Heat Therapy Stuffed Animals Offer Soothing Warmth
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Mild 1,141 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 17
Heatable Plush Toys
The Microwaveable Heat Therapy Stuffed Animals Offer Soothing Warmth
Whether as a way to offer warmth when a child is sick in bed or simply as a way to lull them to sleep on a winter’s night, the Microwaveable Heat Therapy Stuffed Animals are intended to be a... [More]
Comforting AI Characters - 'AI Buddy' is a Virtual Friend for Kids in Military Families
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Untested 152 Clicks Pub: May 27, 17
Comforting AI Characters
'AI Buddy' is a Virtual Friend for Kids in Military Families
‘AI Buddy’ is the name of a platform that connects kids to virtual characters powered by artificial intelligence, specifically to provide support while their parents are away fulfilling... [More]
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