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Top 30 Youth Trends in August

From Augmented Coloring Books to Gamified Math Apps

— August 4, 2015 — Tech
The top August 2015 youth trends showcase a variety of innovations that are defining the ways in which young millennials and generation z will experience culture.

Many ad campaigns are casting kids and teens, as showcased in the child-starring Microsoft software ad, in an effort to inspire emotional connectivity in the viewer, especially young parents.

Highlighting increasing parental concern around providing an adequate amount of fruits and vegetables, kid-targeted smoothies seek to replace soda and fruit cocktails with high sugar content.

Pointing to the potential future of education facilities, japanese architecture firms Hibino Sekkei and Youji no Shiro collaborated to design a stunning school campus that includes a courtyard that becomes a splash pad when it rains.

The top August 2015 youth trends highlight a shift in understanding in regards to everything from technology to marketing and advertising.
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Heat Endurance Challenges
Heat Endurance Challenges
The 'Hot Kar Challenge' Puts People Up to Sitting in a Hot Car
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28
Cursing Child Commercials
Cursing Child Commercials
'Swearing Kids' Urges Parents to Buy a Smart Car So Kids Don't Curse
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27
Mobile Movie Apps
Mobile Movie Apps
Google Spotlight Stories Shows Cinema-Quality Videos in a 360-Degree Format
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26
Kid-Directed Dating Events
Kid-Directed Dating Events
Mini Wheats Staged a Fun Dating Event Where Kids Were in Control
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25
Diabetic Simulation Games
Diabetic Simulation Games
Coco's Cove is a Health Game About Having Type 2 Diabetes
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24
Musical Software Ads
Musical Software Ads
A Woman Finds the Magic of Youth in This HP Sprout Commercial
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23
Cat-Themed Child Couture
Cat-Themed Child Couture
The Latest Stella McCartney Kids Collection Features a Wild Aesthetic
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22
Printed Superhero Prosthetics
Printed Superhero Prosthetics
A Group of Eighth Graders Created This 3D-Printed Arm for a Child
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21
Child Cooking Campaigns
Child Cooking Campaigns
Uncle Ben's Aims to Inspire Child Chefs with 'Ben's Beginners'
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20
Gamified Math Apps
Gamified Math Apps
The 1+Math App Gamifies Learning to Improve School Test Scores
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19
Soothing Pediatric Hospitals
Soothing Pediatric Hospitals
This Rwandan Children's Cancer Center has Soothing and Elegant Design
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18
Kid-Friendly Programming Devices
Kid-Friendly Programming Devices
The 'Micro:bit' is an Educational Device for Young Programmers
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17
Highly Customized Storybooks
Highly Customized Storybooks
Lost My Name is a Cleverly Personalized Picture Book for Children
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16
Child Concierge Services
Child Concierge Services
Hotel Concierge Noah Reeves-Walters Answers the Questions of Other Kids
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15
Elemental School Courtyards
Elemental School Courtyards
This School for Kids Becomes a Splashpad in the Rain
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14
Data-Targeting Millennial Infographics
Data-Targeting Millennial Infographics
This Infographic Details Gen Y Attitudes on Web Privacy
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13
Educational Camera Kits
Educational Camera Kits
The Naturebytes Wildlife Camera Lets Kids Learn About Nature by Coding
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12
Custom Cartoon Creators
Custom Cartoon Creators
Sanrio's 'Chanrio Maker' is a Tool for Digital Character Creation
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11
LEGO-Compatible Prosthetics
LEGO-Compatible Prosthetics
This Mechanical Arm Allows Children to Design Custom LEGO Creations
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10
Legendary Creature Toys
Legendary Creature Toys
Mezco Toyz' Living Dead Doll Takes After a Monster From the Deep
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9
Kid-Friendly Robots
Kid-Friendly Robots
This Programmable Robot is Designed to Entertain and Educate Children
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8
DIY Eclair Kits
DIY Eclair Kits
This DIY Baking Set Provides the Tools to Craft Custom Eclairs
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7
Augmented Coloring Books
Augmented Coloring Books
'Crayonpang' Adds Animation and Mobility to Each Colorful Drawing
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6
Kid-Friendly Vegetable Juices
Kid-Friendly Vegetable Juices
These Tasty Juices Help Children Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
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5
Deathly Diet Campaigns
Deathly Diet Campaigns
Warwick Thornton Presents Kids with Fast Food Bombs Strapped to Them
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4
DIY Rainbow Putty
DIY Rainbow Putty
This Kid-Friendly Craft is Made Using Simple Household Ingredients
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3
Ornamental Campus Facades
Ornamental Campus Facades
This Stunning Building is Part of the U of Southern Denmark Campus
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2
Interactive Electronics Shops
Interactive Electronics Shops
The littleBits Pop-Up Store is Part Retail Space and Part Laboratory
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1
Paper-Made Kid's Furniture
Paper-Made Kid's Furniture
These Animal-Mimicking Chairs Use Recycled Materials and Zero Toxins
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