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Two-Sided Architectural Puzzles
Two-Sided Architectural Puzzles
The Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater Double-Sided Puzzle is Iconic
The Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater Double-Sided Puzzle is a jigsaw set for those with a penchant for architectural design that will keep them twice as busy as other styles on the market. The... MORE
Tracking Toothbrush Devices
Tracking Toothbrush Devices
Truthbrush Helps Families Monitor Their Toothbrushing Habits
Truthbrush is introducing itself to the world on Indiegogo as a first-of-its-kind device to help families track their brushing habits and take better steps to improve oral health. With patented... MORE
Advanced Robotics Coding Toys
Advanced Robotics Coding Toys
The iRobot Root rt0 Coding Robot Has 20 Reactive Sensors and More
The iRobot Root rt0 coding robot is a family-friendly solution for users who are looking for a way to partake in advanced robotic programming without the need for expensive or complicated equipment.... MORE
Top 70 Life Stages Trends in August
Top 70 Life Stages Trends in August
From Baby-Centric Tea Brands to Adaptive Kitchen Utensils
These August 2020 life stages trends range from baby-centric tea brands to adaptive kitchen utensils. Standouts include the organic baby and cold brew tea range by imPRESS Foods, a Canadian brand... MORE
Top 30 Toy Trends in August
Top 30 Toy Trends in August
From Collectible Fashion Dolls to Social Challenge Card Games
These August 2020 toy innovations range from collectible fashion dolls to social challenge card games. Standouts include Little Tikes’ Tobi Robot Smartwatch, an interactive product with the... MORE
3D Platform Party Games
3D Platform Party Games
The 'War Pong®' Tabletop Party Game Can be Used for a Variety of Pastimes
The ‘War Pong®’ tabletop party game is an interactive 3D pastime that will enable participants to enjoy a wide array of set games as well as the ability to create their very own for a... MORE
Nutty Baby Food Pouches
Nutty Baby Food Pouches
Happy Baby Organics Nutty Blends Support Early Allergen Introduction
To support early allergen introduction, Happy Family Organics created a new pouch line called Happy Baby Organics Nutty Blends that feature peanut and tree nut butters. The new products developed... MORE
Senior-Focused Exercising Parks
Senior-Focused Exercising Parks
This Senior Exercise Park Was the Result of Community Engagement
Last year, on July 7th, the senior exercising park at Godstone Park in Toronto opened for operation. Located in the city’s North York neighborhood, just east of the Peanut Plaza, the... MORE
Updated Plush
Brands are launching plush toys with tech features to enhance the sleep routine
Trend - Brands are creating updated versions of the traditional plush toy to enhance the sleep routine of children. These new features are implemented either as interactive elements or as health trackers, allowing the tech-savvy innovations to bring something else to the table in addition to bedside companionship.
Workshop Question - How might your brand balance the traditional and the digital in your product/service?
Engaging Children's Art Books
Engaging Children's Art Books
PHAIDON's Artist Profile Books by Fausto Gilberti are Educational
PHAIDON’s artist profile books for children are brought to life by Fausto Gilberti and are described as “clever, quirky read-aloud biographies of leading modern artists, for kids.”... MORE
Student Textbook Subscriptions
Student Textbook Subscriptions
Cengage's Subscription Option Supports Students for Back-to-School
The 2020 school year looks a little different than those of years past and students need to be supported in new ways, especially when it comes to affordable and accessible learning—and Cengage is... MORE
Youth-Focused Creative Agencies
Youth-Focused Creative Agencies
The ADOLESCENT Agency Helps Brands Connect with Gen Z Consumers
The ADOLESCENT agency was created in order to help businesses connect with consumers of Gen Z ages. The company was founded by Ramaa Mosley and Hope Farley, and it consists of a young collective of... MORE
Wildlife-Inspired Shoe Racks
Wildlife-Inspired Shoe Racks
Yamazaki Home's Kids Shoe Rack Features Cute Rabbit Motifs
This Yamazaki Home Kids Shoe Rack is a wildlife-inspired accessory, featuring a pink rabbit motif. Priced at $30, this product makes home organization easy and is able to store up to four pairs of... MORE
Distancing Dating Guides
Distancing Dating Guides
AXE is Helping Teens Feel "Smell Ready" for Dating
Even as more and more businesses are starting to reopen their doors and people are easing into the new normal, social distancing measures still have people feeling a little unsure when it comes to... MORE
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Pastas
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Pastas
Tolerant is Introducing Organic, Legume-Based Pastas for Kids
Tolerant is known for its single-ingredient protein pastas and it is now introducing 100% organic, plant-based pastas in friendly formats for kids. The wholesome and nutritious legume-based pastas... MORE
Playful Worry Animals
Playful Worry Animals
Lost+Found Boasts Three Types of Worry Animals by KidEssence
Lost+Found is a Toronto-based business that prioritizes mental wellbeing, “even in the face of trauma and heartbreak,” and one of the shop’s newest additions is the Worry Animals... MORE
20 Gen Z Beauty Products
20 Gen Z Beauty Products
From Vegan Liquid Matte Lipstick to Hydrating Reef-Safe Sunscreens
Brands that offer Gen Z beauty products often have to consider a few factors before entering the market—this includes making their collection affordable, establishing a playful branding aesthetic,... MORE
Gen Z-Created Beauty Brands
Gen Z-Created Beauty Brands
TikTok Star Addison Rae is Launching a Clean Brand Called ITEM Beauty
Addison Rae Easterling, better known as Addison Rae on TikTok, is one of the most-followed people on the short-form mobile video app and appeals to Gen Z with her choreographed dances and lip-syncs,... MORE
Top 35 Youth Trends in August
Top 35 Youth Trends in August
From On-Demand Virtual Camps to Meditative Friendship Apps
Aside from toys, back-to-school specials, and Gen Z-targeted products in the makeup space, the August 2020 youth trends are indicative of what resources are being used when helping younger... MORE
Senior-Specific Sensory Sex Toys
Senior-Specific Sensory Sex Toys
Dotyk Was Launched by Dmytro Nikiforchuk To Meet Senior Needs
Dotyk, which means “touch,” was created by Dmytro Nikiforchuk to fill the need for senior-specific sensory sex toys.  The range was apart of Nikiforchuk’s graduate program at... MORE
Free-From Kid-Friendly Bars
Free-From Kid-Friendly Bars
Kids MacroBars Boast Kid-Pleasing Flavors & Clean Ingredients
GoMacro’s new line of Kids MacroBars are being introduced in favorite flavors like Double Chocolate Brownie, Peanut Butter Cup and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough that are seemingly indulgent yet... MORE
Popcorn-Like Toddler Snacks
Popcorn-Like Toddler Snacks
Gerber Organic BabyPops Help Young Ones Learn to Self-Feed
Gerber’s Organic snacks line now includes Gerber Organic BabyPops, which take the form of popcorn-like puffed corn and oat snacks that were developed to help young ones learn to feed themselves.... MORE
Wizardly Figurine Advent Calendars
Wizardly Figurine Advent Calendars
The Harry Potter Funko Pop Advent Calendar is New for 2020
The Harry Potter Funko Pop Advent Calendar is one of the latest creations from the pop culture figurine brand that will offer avid fans of the wizardly franchise with a themed way to celebrate the... MORE
10 New Mom-Supporting Products
10 New Mom-Supporting Products
From Postpartum Recovery Underwear to New Mom Care Kits
New mom-supporting products and services are extremely important, especially since consumers in this space deal not only with a changed body that is finding its balance but also with the excitement... MORE
Museum Thief Card Games
Museum Thief Card Games
The 'Where Are My Treasures' Social Card Game Has a Plot-Focused Setup
The ‘Where Are My Treasures’ social card game is a plot-driven pastime that will provide participants with a way to live out their choice of role in order to come out victorious. The... MORE