Summer 2015 Trend: Classic Children’s Toys

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

I am fascinated by trends. Are you? There are weather trends, work place trends, business trends, job trends, food trends, real estate trends, hair trends, fashion trends color trends and so on.

The definition of a trend is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. In college I took several classes on trends. I remember distinctly studying pre peak – peak – post peak timelines. I find trends intriguing. They pique my curiosity.

Trends unite us. Give us a common ground. A connecting point.

During the #CIJParty 2015 I introduced you to the Summer 2015 Trends. Over the next few days I would like to share the CIJ team member trends in more detail!

The first summer trend we’re going to explore is Classic Children’s Toys. This article is inspired by the Trend Watch Summer 2015 on the Etsy blog.

Ina from InaSudjana says:

Mine would be the 3 Little Pigs finger puppets.

I always prefer old school children toys against technology these days, as I find that there’s a lot more potential to learn than just watching a screen. Nurturing children’s imagination at an early age is a very crucial part of growing healthy.

I create many classic children stories finger puppets and one of them is the 3 Little Pigs and the big bad wolf. We’re going back to the importance of hard-work against minimal effort for instant result.

InaSudjana

InaSudjana

Sue and Misty from shabbyshopgirls says:

Old Maid was (and still is) such a classic game for kids of every age! We grew up playing this game and now the grandchildren play it too! These cards are also being used today for artwork in children’s rooms & nurseries – great way to add playfulness and color as inexpensive wall art.

shabbyshopgirls

shabbyshopgirls

Sally Manke from SallyManke says:

Who doesn’t remember getting the McCall’s Magazine in your childhood household. Each issue had a Betsy McCall paper doll complete with a new wardrobe. Each doll and outfit was carefully cut out and glued to cardboard. These “paper” doll sets are created with fabric for long life.

SallyManke

SallyManke

Rasa Nenart from Toyfifi says:

I think a lot of you will agree that ragdoll is one of the Classic Children’s Toys. As for me ragdoll is a plush toy which is handmade from natural materials (linen, cotton), embroidered by hand and made with a lot of love! So my shop is full with that kind of toys. One of my favorite is Bignose greeny:

Toyfifi

Toyfifi

Amanda Jaeger from AlphabetArtPrints says:

What’s more classic than rubber ducks??

I had a customer request an alphabet entirely made of rubber ducks. It’s a little different than my typical, abstract alphabets, but I love how colorful the letters are! I found these rainbow colored ducks and my 3 year old helped me “draw” letters with them. Such a fun way to decorate any kid’s room!

AlphabetArtPrints

AlphabetArtPrints

If you are on Pinterest here is the Summer 2015 Trends board!

While you’re on Pinterest please follow the Etsy Christmas In July team!

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#CIJParty 2015 – Summer Trends

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

Good morning and thank you for joining me. I am fascinated by trends. Are you? There are weather trends, work place trends, business trends, job trends, food trends, real estate trends, hair trends, fashion trends color trends and so on.

The definition of a trend is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. In college I took several classes on trends. I remember distinctly studying pre peak – peak – post peak timelines. I find trends intriguing. They pique my curiosity.

Trends unite us. Give us a common ground. A connecting point.

Here are a few Summer 2015 trends that unite the CIJ team on Pinterest!

Problem-Solving Products

StockLaneStudio

StockLaneStudio

Classic Children’s Toys

InaSudjana

InaSudjana

Localized Pieces

chelkay

chelkay

Personalization

BethStephensArt

BethStephensArt

Luxory Materials, Contemporary Designs

TheFeminineTouch

TheFeminineTouch

Are you a member of the CIJ team? Do you have Summer 2015 items that you like to have pinned on Pinterest? See the CIJ forums to participate!

Soon we’ll change the Pinterest boards to Fall 2015!

If you want to talk trends please let me know here!

Later today I’ll be sharing with you thoughts about color trends. The link will be on the main party post.