Kids under lockdown
What American parents have to say

60%

of parents say their child’s media consumption has increased drastically

84%

of parents are educating their child at home amidst school closures

50%

of parents fear school closures may hamper their child’s progress

School closures and staying in has been particularly tough on young children who have had to let go of their everyday fun and play. Piplsay (powered by Market Cube) reached out to parents across the country to find out how their kids are keeping themselves busy amid the lockdown. Kids specific brands can leverage this data in their decision making.

With schools and offices closed, parents across the US are facing an even bigger challenge; that of keeping their young ones occupied and entertained. From extended TV hours, virtual classes to creative pursuits, children are being suddenly pushed into a new way of life. Piplsay polled 14,883 American parents nationwide to understand their concerns as well as changing routine amid the lockdown. Here’s a summary of what we found:

Kids Under Lockdown US

Other Insights

  • 54% of men are worried about their school closures as compared to 46% of women
  • 23% of Gen Z and 18% of Millennial parents say they are not able to spend enough time with their child
  • 77% of Gen Z and Millennial parents say their child’s media consumption has increased amid the lockdown

Survey Methodology: This Piplsay survey (powered by Market Cube) was conducted nationwide in the US in the month of April 2020. We received 14,883 online responses from individuals aged 18 years and older.

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