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Top 100 Life-Stages Ideas in April

From Baby Naming Consultants to Elusive Millennial Manuals

— April 26, 2015 — Life-Stages
Defining a clear demographic and target audience for your product or service is an extremely important part of business, which is something these April 2015 life-stages innovations do very well. From babies to seniors and expecting parents to baby boomers, there are lots of age segments brands go after.

Integrating technology is one way to engage kids while making them learn at the same time. Educational toys become more fun by introducing coding-teaching games or virtual reality in board games. On the other hand, web-based platforms are helping parents and caregivers keep track of their children more than ever before.

Targeting kids who then go to their parents is a tried and true tactic in advertising, and is especially apparent in the food industry. Children-focused packaging design is often healthy as well, taking a turn from the usual sugary snacks.
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Activity
Freshness
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Soothing Sports Matches
Soothing Sports Matches
Fox Sports' Lullaby Match Fosters Late Night Father and Baby Bonding
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99
Sci-Fi Battlement Games
Sci-Fi Battlement Games
XCOM: the Board Game is Played Alongside an App
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98
Streamlined Childcare Platforms
Streamlined Childcare Platforms
This Parenting App Helps with Trip-Planning and Staying in Touch
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97
African Safari Mobile Games
African Safari Mobile Games
Kate and Harry in Africa Lets Kids Explore An African Safari
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96
Boomer-Showcasing Exhibits
Boomer-Showcasing Exhibits
The Local Exhibition Features Portraits of Sioux Falls Baby Boomers
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95
Nurturing Preconception Apps
Nurturing Preconception Apps
The GrowBaby Health App Helps Women During Preconception &Pregnancy;
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94
Gratis Gaming Apps
Gratis Gaming Apps
Gamee is a Platform for Free Games That Rejects In-App Purchases
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93
DIY Chia Seed Bars
DIY Chia Seed Bars
These Healthy Energy Bars Are a Perfect School Snack for Kids
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92
Child-Inspired Campaigns
Child-Inspired Campaigns
The Museum of Childhood Ads Turn Common Sightings into Whimsical Art
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91
Magazine-Modeled Shopping Sites
Magazine-Modeled Shopping Sites
The Land of Nod Provides Products Perfect for a Kid-Friendly Home
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90
Child Bookworm Subscriptions
Child Bookworm Subscriptions
The Sproutkit Subscription for Kids Gifts New E-Books Each Month
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89
Consciously Preserved Infant Meals
Consciously Preserved Infant Meals
Pienter Baby Food Develops Kids' Taste Recognition Skills
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88
Storybook Publishing Services
Storybook Publishing Services
Mascot Books Helps Authors Turn Novel Ideas Into Printed Realities
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87
Decadent Infant Meals
Decadent Infant Meals
BabySteals' Baby Food Recipes Take Inspiration From Desserts
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86
Breakfast Energy Balls
Breakfast Energy Balls
These Energy Balls Will Give Your Kids a Good Morning Boost
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85
Health Data Pendants
Health Data Pendants
The Wearable Medical Records Improve Vaccination Rates in Northern India
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84
Nostalgic Music Festivals
Nostalgic Music Festivals
Cowra's Australian Music Festival Targets a Baby Boomer Audience
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83
Elusive Millennial Manuals
Elusive Millennial Manuals
Christopher Anderson Explains How to turn Gen Y into Loyal Customers
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82
Energizing Fruit Chews
Energizing Fruit Chews
Honey Stinger's Snacks Provide Sweet, Healthy Bursts of Energy
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81
Phosphorescent Sound Systems
Phosphorescent Sound Systems
A Glow-in-the-Dark Speaker is Perfect for Music-Listening at Midnight
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80
Packaging Upcycle Programs
Packaging Upcycle Programs
Ella's Kitchen Has Launched a Baby Food Pouches Recycling Initiative
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79
Robotic Learning Apps
Robotic Learning Apps
LEGO EV3 Programming App Takes the Stage at SXSWedu
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78
Chocolatey Nutrition Bars
Chocolatey Nutrition Bars
This Snack Bar for Kids Contains a Source of Protein, Fiber and Vitamins
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77
Educational Printing Platforms
Educational Printing Platforms
i3D Creatives Introduces 3D Printing Software to Kids
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76
Boomer-Friendly Condos
Boomer-Friendly Condos
This Condo in Missoula is Targeted Towards People Aged 62 and Over
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75
Board Game-Extending Apps
Board Game-Extending Apps
MONOPOLY zAPPed Introduces Mini Games to Enhance the Playing Experience
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74
Animated Ping Pong Paddles
Animated Ping Pong Paddles
These Huzi Products Enhance the Standard Rackets with Expression
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73
Artisan Toy Cameras
Artisan Toy Cameras
Etsy's Wooden Cameras Resemble Real Photo-Taking Devices
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72
3D-Printed Castle Toys
3D-Printed Castle Toys
Engineer Mariano Gros Baneres Recreates Elsa's Frozen Castle
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71
Digitally Enhanced Boardgames
Digitally Enhanced Boardgames
Golem Arcana Embeds Traditional Rule Book into an App
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70
Baby Boomer Exhibits
Baby Boomer Exhibits
The Museum of News Celebrates Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ Latest Series
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69
Seniors-Targeting Telehealth Services
Seniors-Targeting Telehealth Services
Seniors Wireless Offers Mobile & teleMED Assist For Just $1
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68
Terror-Tracking Sleep Devices
Terror-Tracking Sleep Devices
The Lully Helps Get Rid of Night Terrors in Children
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67
Baby Naming Consultants
Baby Naming Consultants
A Naming Agency Charges $31,000 to Create Brand-New First Names
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66
Baby Food Processors
Baby Food Processors
The Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker is a Game Changer
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65
Gilded Brick Toys
Gilded Brick Toys
This Gold LEGO Set Boasts Real 24 Karat Gold Plating
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64
App-Integrated Board Games
App-Integrated Board Games
Cheatwell's App-Player Board Game is Enhanced with Mobile Devices
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63
Augmented Fantasy Games
Augmented Fantasy Games
Kazooloo Blends a Traditional Fantasy Game with Elements of Digital Play
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62
Custom Lunchbox E-Shops
Custom Lunchbox E-Shops
Yubo Offers Lunchboxes, Containers and Compact Meal Ideas
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61
Electronic Skateboard Toys
Electronic Skateboard Toys
Hexbug's Tony Hawk Circuit Boards Toys Bring Power to Fingerboards
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60
Teachable Handwriting Robots
Teachable Handwriting Robots
The CoWriter Project Lets Kids Teach Handwriting & Improve Themselves
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59
Interactive Cartoon Window Displays
Interactive Cartoon Window Displays
Disney Characters Surprised Shoppers in a Mall in New York
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58
Brain-Boosting Cereals
Brain-Boosting Cereals
FUTURELIFE's Smart Food for Kids Fosters Healthy Development
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57
Kiddie Fashion Stores
Kiddie Fashion Stores
Toobydoo Lets You Snag the Latest and Greatest Kids' Apparel
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56
Kiddie Voyager Kits
Kiddie Voyager Kits
A Little Passports Subscription Takes Kids on a New Adventure Each Month
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55
Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks
Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks
The LEGO Ultra Agents Merge Physical and Digital Play
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54
Digital LEGO Mosaics
Digital LEGO Mosaics
Brick It Lets People Create Their Own Pixelated Artworks
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53
Presidential Action Figures
Presidential Action Figures
The Hillary Clinton Action Figure Sends an Empowering Message to Girls
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52
Animal Tissue Box Sculptures
Animal Tissue Box Sculptures
Etsy's Sparkly Pony Shop Makes Tissues More Fun for Kids
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51
Girl-Empowering Campaigns
Girl-Empowering Campaigns
The Barbie Be Super Movement Embraces the Superhero Culture
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50
Convenient Childwear Boutiques
Convenient Childwear Boutiques
Smallable Retails Quirky Clothes, Furniture & Toys for Kids Online
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49
Hands-Free Feeding Devices
Hands-Free Feeding Devices
Beebo Frees a Parent's Arms During Bottle Feeding
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48
Potion-Brewing Board Games
Potion-Brewing Board Games
The Alchemists Game Requires Players to Invent Magic Potions
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47
Kid-Focused Streetswear Platforms
Kid-Focused Streetswear Platforms
Yellow Lolly Boasts a Custom Range of Designer Kids Fashions
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46
Buildable Cartoon Sets
Buildable Cartoon Sets
The LEGO Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Set Will be Unveiled at SXSW
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45
Alternative Maternity Clothes
Alternative Maternity Clothes
Butchbaby & Co Creates Androgynous Designs for Masculine Individuals
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44
Culinary-Inspired Baby Foods
Culinary-Inspired Baby Foods
Plum Organics Creates Healthy Options Exposing Babies to Many Flavors
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43
Natural Baby Foods
Natural Baby Foods
Fressy Bessie Delivers Healthy Options for Children of All Ages
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42
Tactile Children's Books
Tactile Children's Books
This 3D Printed Book Project Helps Young Blind Kids Read Earlier
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41
Handmade Childrenswear Shops
Handmade Childrenswear Shops
MumMade is an Online Baby Shop for Handmade Goods
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40
Therapeutic Digital Drums
Therapeutic Digital Drums
Synchrony is a Modern Musical Instrument for Child and Parent Intimacy
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39
Interactive Game Projectors
Interactive Game Projectors
The Lumo Interactive Projector Turns Kids' Rooms Into Playgrounds
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38
App-Controlled Dancing Dolls
App-Controlled Dancing Dolls
Yukai Engineering's iDoll Makes Realistic Moves Directed by a Phone
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37
Artisanal Anime Masks
Artisanal Anime Masks
The Cubone Pokemon Mask is Perfect for Nostalgic Adult Fanboys
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36
Programmable Educational Balls
Programmable Educational Balls
The Hackaball Teaches Children How to Code
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35
Cereal Killer Basketball Shoes
Cereal Killer Basketball Shoes
The LeBron 12 Cereal Celebrates LeBron James' Go-To Breakfast
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34
Motherhood Survival Kits
Motherhood Survival Kits
Hello Flo's New Mom Kit is Stocked with Products for New Moms
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33
Jungle Gym Vests
Jungle Gym Vests
The Athletitti Athletic Vest Turns Parents into Mobile Playrounds
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32
Digital Temporary Tattoos
Digital Temporary Tattoos
'Magic Tattoos' Come to Life with the Scan of Your Smart Phone
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31
Play-Powered Pumps
Play-Powered Pumps
Seesaw Water Filtration System Collects and Cleans H2O Through Fun Activities
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30
Parental Warning Campaigns
Parental Warning Campaigns
Toys R Us' Internet is Not Safe Ads Bring Awareness to Online Searches
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29
Millennial Marketing Infographics
Millennial Marketing Infographics
AdYouLike Reveals Millennial Engagement with Native Advertising
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28
Custom LEGO Furniture
Custom LEGO Furniture
The LEGO Brick Coffee Table Lets You Decorate Like a Kid
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27
Toy Inventor Apps
Toy Inventor Apps
Make Toys with Autodesk's 3D-Printing Tinkerplay App
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26
Motorized Toy Attachments
Motorized Toy Attachments
RC Bricks Enhance a LEGO Toy with Electronic Attachments
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25
Fatherly Playtime Kits
Fatherly Playtime Kits
The Cooper Kit Supplies Monthly Dad and Kid Activities
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24
Wholesome Kinder Yogurt
Wholesome Kinder Yogurt
The Happy Family Organic Baby Greek Yogurt is Healthy and Hearty
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23
Brick Record Players
Brick Record Players
This Functional LEGO Turntable is Made Almost Entirely Out of the Block Toys
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22
Personalized Pixel Art
Personalized Pixel Art
Pixelhobby Turns Photographs into Artful 8-Bit Creations
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21
Educational Toy Subscriptions
Educational Toy Subscriptions
Spark Box Toys' Rental Service Entertains and Educates
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20
Animated Elementary Campuses
Animated Elementary Campuses
This Contemporary Primary School in Kiev is by Dream Design Studio
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19
Interlocking Eco Toys
Interlocking Eco Toys
Tobo Toys' Eco-Friendly Toys for Kids Join with Other Track Playsets
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18
Geometrical Public Playgrounds
Geometrical Public Playgrounds
This Metal-Clad Playground Structure Boasts a Built-In Trampoline
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17
Exotic Snack Packaging
Exotic Snack Packaging
The Tribal Aesthetic of These Edibles Sets It Apart from Competing Brands
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16
Teddy Puzzle Toys
Teddy Puzzle Toys
Ozobear Challenges Kids with Twisting 3D-Printed Blocks
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15
Baby Booze Bottles
Baby Booze Bottles
The Chill Baby Lil’ Lager Looks Like a Beer But is Just Another Baby Bottle
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14
Educational Craft Subscriptions
Educational Craft Subscriptions
Green Kid Crafts' Activity Boxes Gift Smarts & Sustainability
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13
Immaculate Beverage Marketing
Immaculate Beverage Marketing
Innocent Juices Were Rebranded with Decluttered and Haloed Fruits
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12
Squeezable Yogurt Packaging
Squeezable Yogurt Packaging
The Cheerpack Yogurt and Dairy Packages are Convenient For Children
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11
Senior-Protecting Wearables
Senior-Protecting Wearables
This Smartwatch for the Elderly is Raising Finances via Kickstarter
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10
Animalistic Orange Packaging
Animalistic Orange Packaging
NOMsters Boxes Feature Engaging Imagery of Fruit-Eating Beasts
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9
Imprinted Bodily Photography
Imprinted Bodily Photography
Justin Bartels Created IMPRESSION After Dating Women in College
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8
Exotic Snack Boxes
Exotic Snack Boxes
Exotic Snacks' Packaging Makes Superfoods for Kids Appealing and Fun
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7
Crafty Marker Scissors
Crafty Marker Scissors
The ColorCutter ShapeShark Transforms Doodles into Creative Cutouts
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6
Knitted Fin Blankets
Knitted Fin Blankets
This Crochet Mermaid Tail is a Cozy Bundle Inspired by Fantasy Sea Creatures
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5
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
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4
Cardboard Kids' Desks
Cardboard Kids' Desks
Flatpacked Furnishings Teach Youngsters the Process and Logic of Assembly
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3
Educational Packaging Toys
Educational Packaging Toys
IDEO.org Creates Eco-Friendly Packaging that Doubles as Playthings
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2
Eco Garden Kits
Eco Garden Kits
The Vive Planting Set Prepares Kids for Easily Growing Greenery in Their Backyards
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1
Eco Popsicle Packaging
Eco Popsicle Packaging
Vegetable and Fruit Treats are Wrapped in Green, Recyclable Sleeves
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