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Squishies History: All You Ought To Know

Published on January 18, 2018 by Adrian Foreman

Just as a number of individuals are aware, a squishy is a well-renowned stress relief toy. Squishies are very popular Kawaii squishies. Kawaii is a Japanese word that refers to anything that is cute. Squishies can be of assistance when you are in need of relieving anxiety and stress. People that employ the use of squishies often experience this sense of calm when they engage in squeezing them. In most case, the manufacturers infuse some sort of fragrance into the squishies that match the appearance. For instance, a vanilla cupcake squishy will give off the smell of vanilla. The scent acts in a manner that increases the relaxation effect. In order to find more information on the variety of squishies, click here.

Squishies are fashioned from a special rubber form of foam that can be squeezed easily and regain its original shape slowly. Squishies comes in various shapes and sizes, inspired fir anime, pop culture, foods, and animals. For instance donuts, ice cream cones, Japanese Milk, Strawberries, cupcakes, toast, tigers, pandas, Despicable Me and Hello Kitty.

There is actually no “by-the-book” manner of using them, but most people enjoy squeezing them slowly while they also take their time to enjoy the fragrance infused in them. When one is watching them, one can visualize the stress and anxiety going away as it is regaining its original shape. By doing this repeatedly one will be relieved of anxiety and stress. Some have regarded this as a form of meditation.

Talking about squishies, adults also find it adorable. As what has already seen on most media and internet search squishy toys comes in the following forms and shapes:

-Donut shapes Squishy Toy

If you think you still can’t get enough of donuts but hates calories and sweets messing on your diet, a good set of donut shape squishy reminds you of your favorite food. It does not mean you are envying yourself with the taste of it again, for as we know, squishies don’t taste as sweet no matter what it looks. As a kid, if you don’t want your kids to nag you about buying the real donut that they don’t really eat, giving them the toys is an alternative.

-Animal Shapes Squishy Toy

Do you want your kid to get familiar with different animals? Giving them toys with animal forms makes them easy to remember the name and kinds of animals. Take this as their learning lesson while playing, you be amazed how fast they can pinpoint the forms when they see real animals of its kind.

Cake Shape Squishy Toy

Does your child have interest in cooking? Or you want her to be interested in preparing a meal for the family just as what it is in real life? Giving them a cake squishy toy can enhance their interest and learning skills. They would love to explore and make one as they get older.

Fruit Shape Squishy Toy

Imagine your kids getting familiar with different fruits. With creativity, the toy is the basic tool in teaching toddler and kids on basic names of things or fruits that can be found in nature. Since it is as soft as a marshmallow, it can also help kids in coping stress that comes with school. When you think it’s hard for them to leave toys when going to school and bringing big bulky toy is taboo, you can let fruit shape squishy toy on their bag since the shape is super handy and portable.

There are other forms and shapes of squishies today, like a panda and other famous characters we have mentioned earlier. In selecting the best squishy toy for your child, the first thing a giver or parent can consider is the interest of the kid. If we know the interest of the child, the access of related toys can truly shape their individual personality. As the kid is still on their learning and cultivating stage to adulthood, it is better for you to provide them a toy that can widen their perception and give them chances to explore possibilities that can be useful for their growing needs. Owning a set of squishy for adult, on the other hand, is beneficial on their psychological state. The stimulation of pattern movement that you can do once you squeeze the toy helps reduce stress and calm your nerves according to many medical practitioners that are why in offices where the battle of minds mostly starts, the best way to stay in shape is to have a squishy toy on the desk. It can amazingly relax one’s mind and allows more productivity at work.

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