There are over hundreds of things continuously creating trends on the web. Thanks to the internet, nowadays even a small video can set up a huge trend. In this age of instant gratification, even the smallest thing doesn’t fail to get the attention of people. Likewise, one of the most popular trends that have been started during the pandemic is these pop fidget toys.
This particular toy was able to set a craze during the pandemic that is still getting Popularity among the mass. Pop its fidget toys are glorified bubble wrap. Remember those bubble wrappers that are used for packaging products. They are so satisfying to pop that no one can deny trying them once in their life. This particular pop toy is the same, however, they are a more permanent solution for those popping bubble wrappers. One can pop them over and over, without having to worry about the limitations.
This Pop Its toy has not only mesmerized the kids but it has been influencing the adults as well. Since various psychologists claim them to be effective stress relievers, they are gaining popularity Among adults as well. This article will vent into how these flexible silicone toys are enthralling kids all over the world and will provide everything you need to know about them. So let’s start with it.
Origin of Pop Its Fidget Toys
The very concept of Pop Its Fidget Toys started with the Israeli married couple Theo and Ora Coster. This couple toymaker has invented over 190 games. One of the popular games they have discovered is none other than the popular face recognition game, “Guess who?”.
Ora’s Sister was suffering from Breast Cancer. Before she passed away in the mid-1970s, she dreamt about roaming across a field of breasts. “Imagine a field of breast, that you can press from one end to another” as said by the CEO and the son of the genius couple toymakers when he was describing the peculiar dream. Afterward, theo created a prototype of the game based on the idea of the dream. However, it was gathering dust for many years before Boaz sold it to a Montreal Based toy company, FoxMind.
Afterward, FoxMind created the toy with silicone under the name, “Last One Lost”. It is a puzzle where the last player to pop the last bubble is considered to be the loser. It was first introduced in 2013, but at that time it did not go as FoxMind had thought. However, 6 years later, in 2019, it resurfaced with a new name Pop Its Toys, and this time it was a massive success.
How The Trend of Pop Its Fidget Toys Started?
It got its popularity soon after a video surfaced on TikTok. In the video, a capuchin monkey named Gaitlyn Rae was playing with one of the Pop Its Toys. As the video surfaced it soon got the attention of millions of people and the craze of Pop Its Toys took off. You can find hundreds of these games in different shapes. From T-Rex to Unicorn.
Benefits of Pop Its Fidget Toys
According to various child psychologists, The Pop Its Fidget Toys help children to focus and keep them calm. Among the adults as well, like any stress ball, Pop Its toys can also play the role of a stress reliever. In a nutshell, it is a toy that is beneficial to both adults and children.
Since 2019, the craze over Pop Its toys are the same as it had been on its relaunch. However, one can not say how long it is going to last. But, during this time, it is a toy that needs to be given to your children as it will keep them occupied while allowing them to focus more effectively.