Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with 467,142 inspiring examples.
Trend Reports
Discover why 1,263 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 315,416 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
How to Hunt
Learn more about how to hunt megatrends, ideas, patterns and opportunity.
Consumer Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 1,263 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 315,416 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
How to Hunt
Learn more about how to hunt megatrends, ideas, patterns and opportunity.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Trend Reports
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Articles & Magazine
Get inspired with our 4,211 innovation strategy articles, keynote, videos and innovation tools.
Innovation Awards
Trend Hunter’s Innovation Strategy Awards recognize the best innovation tactics gathered from our interviews with some of the world's most notable business leaders, authors and change makers.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Innovation Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
FuturistU
Prepare for the years ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Innovation Books
Join 20,000,000 people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling books and keynote videos.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Custom Masterclasses
Join the world's leading brands who leverage our custom programs to accelerate innovation.
FuturistU 5-Day Program
Become a Futurist with our immersive 5-Day program at Future Festival World Summit.
Online eLearning
Learn the fundamentals of futurism and trends with 100+ online courses about innovation.
How to Hunt
Learn more about how to hunt megatrends, ideas, patterns and opportunity.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
Follow-Us
Join our 3,500,000 social media followers, on the cutting edge.
How to Hunt
Learn more about how to hunt megatrends, ideas, patterns and opportunity.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
Innovation Events
Join the world's top innovators at our in person events.
Free Webinars
Learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Search our database of 467,142 cutting edge ideas.

Top 100 Life Stages Trends in February

From Parent-Controlled Money Boxes to Fall-Preventing Apps

— February 25, 2018 — Life-Stages
The top February 2018 life stages trends reveal a range of innovations for many different age segments, which range from baby clothing subscription services to apps that help to predict and prevent injuries in the elderly.

For young ones, some of the most notable new releases include everything from high-tech sleeping toys to app-connected smart bottle systems, as well as baby monitors that may be powered by artificial intelligence and voice commands. Just outside of this realm, brands are also launching fashion-forward denim styles and skincare lines expressly for expectant mothers.

Like Millennials, many Baby Boomers are opting to invest in experiences over products through services like Boomer Tours, Funtrek Tours and Home Exchange 50 Plus, which organizes home swaps in desired destinations.
4.9
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Experience-Sharing Letter Communities
Experience-Sharing Letter Communities
Online Platform Open When Lets You Give and Read Life Advice
<
99
Mobile Kid's Content Platforms
Mobile Kid's Content Platforms
KIDOZ Works with Brands to Ensure Safe and Smart Campaigns
<
98
Children's Cruise Camps
Children's Cruise Camps
Carnival's 'Camp Carnival' Service Offers Fun and Age-Specific Activities
<
97
Transformative Travel Strollers
Transformative Travel Strollers
diono's 'quantum' Multi-Mode Stroller Converts and Folds with Ease
<
96
Pregnancy-Specific Meditations
Pregnancy-Specific Meditations
'Simple Habit' Created a Series of Meditations for Pregnancy
<
95
Candy Mascot Teddy Bears
Candy Mascot Teddy Bears
Medicom's New Peko-Chan Teddy Bear is Perfect for Valentine's Day
<
94
Bear-Themed Beverage Carts
Bear-Themed Beverage Carts
The 'Bearista-mobile' Shares Hot Drinks with Kids and Families
<
93
Educational Kid's Tablets
Educational Kid's Tablets
The Jellipad Offers Educational Videos, Games, Music and More
<
92
Fruity AR Coloring Books
Fruity AR Coloring Books
Fruit Shoot Made an Interactive Game That Entertains Kids at Restaurants
<
91
Cardboard Baby Boosters
Cardboard Baby Boosters
TOO baby design's 'RIALZOO' is an Eco-Friendly Child Seat
<
90
Cooling Candy Packaging
Cooling Candy Packaging
Candyrific's Expressions Everyday Fans are Decorated with Emoji Characters
<
89
Extracurricular Rental Spaces
Extracurricular Rental Spaces
Genius Owl Provides Safe and Socially Engaging Environments for Kids
<
88
Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
The 'Squaggle' Educational Tablet Offers Kid-Friendly Games
<
87
Kid-Empowering Lunch Apps
Kid-Empowering Lunch Apps
The New 'LaLa Lunchbox' App Lets Families Collaborate on School Lunches
<
86
Carbon Fiber Rocking Horses
Carbon Fiber Rocking Horses
the Cheval Noir Children’s Rocking Horse is a modern readaption
<
85
AR Tooth Brushing Games
AR Tooth Brushing Games
Parents Can Ensure Good Habits With the Kolibree Magik Smart Toothbrush
<
84
Senior-Focused Airbag Belts
Senior-Focused Airbag Belts
The Hip'Air Belt Automatically Inflates When Its Wearer Suffers a Fall
<
83
Children's Streetwear Styles
Children's Streetwear Styles
C.P Company Created a Streetwear-Inspired Line of Clothing for Kids
<
82
Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
15-Year-Old Chef Logan Guleff Created an Award-Winning Cookbook
<
81
Anti-Cheating Gaming Chatbots
Anti-Cheating Gaming Chatbots
'Monopoly CheatBot' on Facebook Resolves Board Game Disputes
<
80
Nature-Inspired Kid's Clothing
Nature-Inspired Kid's Clothing
Molo's Spring Line is Full of Animals and Floral Prints
<
79
Fashionable Maternity Jeans
Fashionable Maternity Jeans
Madewell's Newest Maternity Jeans are Comfortable and Stylish
<
78
Festive Color-In Placemats
Festive Color-In Placemats
OMY's Paper Placemats Entertain at the Table with Games and Activities
<
77
Royal Guard LEGOs
Royal Guard LEGOs
The Royal Guard Minifigure is a Collectible LEGO Exclusively at Hamleys
<
76
Tween Spa Parties
Tween Spa Parties
The Glama Gal Spa Specializes in Kid-Friendly Events and Services
<
75
Latino Influencer Summits
Latino Influencer Summits
Hispanicize Texas Aims to Empower With Engaging Sessions
<
74
Accessible Boomer Tours
Accessible Boomer Tours
Boomer Tours Provides Travelers with Helpful Info and Planning Resources
<
73
Educational Chatbot Solutions
Educational Chatbot Solutions
'Botsify' Educates Students by Offering Them Access to Chatbots
<
72
Ultra-Realistic Kid Cities
Ultra-Realistic Kid Cities
At KidZania, Kids Role-Play Adult Jobs and a Earn Mock Money
<
71
Tablet-Based Restaurant Trivia Games
Tablet-Based Restaurant Trivia Games
Buzztime Encourages Customers to Stay Longer and Spend More
<
70
LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO's Partnerhsip with Tencent Will Allow LEGO Licensed Games in China
<
69
Playful Kid-Focused Smart Tablets
Playful Kid-Focused Smart Tablets
Beyond Screen Combines Physical Toys with Virtual Ones
<
68
Cardboard Gaming Kits
Cardboard Gaming Kits
Nintendo Labo Introduces DIY Kits for the Nintendo Switch
<
67
Rapidly 3D-Printed Dentures
Rapidly 3D-Printed Dentures
Porimy's 3D Printer Can Create a Custom Pair of Dentures in a Week
<
66
Zombie Survivalist Board Games
Zombie Survivalist Board Games
'Tiny Epic Zombies' Has Players Fighting to Survive the Apocalypse
<
65
Care-Giving Alzheimer's Apps
Care-Giving Alzheimer's Apps
The Timeless App is a Step Towards Aiding Alzheimer's Patients
<
64
Crocodile-Themed Children's Boots
Crocodile-Themed Children's Boots
Timberland Has Created New Reptile-Inspired Boots for Kids
<
63
Charming Storybook Cafes
Charming Storybook Cafes
The 'Very Hungry Caterpillar' Pop-Up Eatery Celebrates a Classic Book
<
62
Interactive Child-Focused Reading Tools
Interactive Child-Focused Reading Tools
Square Panda is Using Technology to Encourage Kids to Read
<
61
Gender Neutral Children's Fashion
Gender Neutral Children's Fashion
Abercrombie Kids Released the 'Everybody Collection'
<
60
Parent-Controlled Money Boxes
Parent-Controlled Money Boxes
Money Monster Teaches Children a Lesson in Financial Responsibility
<
59
Boomer Home-Trading Platforms
Boomer Home-Trading Platforms
'Home Exchange 50 Plus' Lets Boomers Travel While Living Like Locals
<
58
Boomer Travel Agencies
Boomer Travel Agencies
'Road Scholar' Organizes Trips Geared Toward Older Travelers
<
57
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
The Blipblox Houses Pro Musical Features in a Kid-Friendly Casing
<
56
Transformative Cereal Boxes
Transformative Cereal Boxes
The Rube Goldberg General Mills Cereal Boxes Turn Into Machines
<
55
Kid's Minnie Mouse Sneakers
Kid's Minnie Mouse Sneakers
Disney Teamed Up with New Balance on These New Minnie Mouse Shoes
<
54
Remixed Nautical Children's Wear
Remixed Nautical Children's Wear
Marmar Copenhagen Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with a New Line
<
53
Whimsical Theme Park Accommodations
Whimsical Theme Park Accommodations
Legoland Japan Will Feature a Themed Family-Friendly Hotel
<
52
Holographic Storytelling Devices
Holographic Storytelling Devices
Leapfrog's Leapstart 3D Hopes to Encourage Children to Read
<
51
Voice-Activated Baby Monitors
Voice-Activated Baby Monitors
The 'Lovey's' Baby Monitor Tracks Sleep and Much More
<
50
App-Driven WWII Board Games
App-Driven WWII Board Games
The 'UBOOT' Board Game Puts Players Onboard a U-Boat
<
49
Functional Pregnancy Test Ads
Functional Pregnancy Test Ads
IKEA Debuted a New Ad That Doubles as a Pregnancy Test
<
48
Fall-Prevention Apps
Fall-Prevention Apps
FallSkip Assesses the Likelihood of Seniors Suffering a Fall
<
47
Vintage-Inspired Kid's Clothes
Vintage-Inspired Kid's Clothes
The Animal Observatory's Summer Line is Inspired by 70s Streetwear
<
46
Diverse Sci-Fi Dolls
Diverse Sci-Fi Dolls
These Sci-Fi Barbie Dolls Mark the Coming 'A Wrinkle in Time' Release
<
45
Boomer-Specific Tour Agencies
Boomer-Specific Tour Agencies
Funtrek Tours Supplies Canadian Seniors with Unique Experiences
<
44
Toy Film Theme Parks
Toy Film Theme Parks
Disney's 'Toy Story' Theme Park Will Open This Summer
<
43
Ghost-Detecting Teddy Bears
Ghost-Detecting Teddy Bears
The GhostStop 'BooBuddy' Hides Advanced Technology in a Plush Toy
<
42
Summer-Themed Baby Shirts
Summer-Themed Baby Shirts
Stella McCartney Created a Collection of Adorable T-Shirts for Babies
<
41
Collectible Drag Queen Figurines
Collectible Drag Queen Figurines
These Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures Star the RuPaul’s Drag Race Cast
<
40
Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
The 'I Heart Guts!' Heart is the Perfect Gift for Valentine's Day
<
39
Stylish Children's Evening Wear
Stylish Children's Evening Wear
Dolce & Gabbana Released a New Line of Children's Clothes for Fall
<
38
AI Baby Monitors
AI Baby Monitors
Project Nursery's Baby Monitor Integrates the Amazon Alexa Voice Service
<
37
Interactive Restaurant Activities
Interactive Restaurant Activities
Toronto's Richtree Market Offers Fun Farm and Pizza-Making Games
<
36
Inspiring Children's Wear
Inspiring Children's Wear
'Someday Soon' Created a New Line of Fashion-Forward Clothing for Kids
<
35
Multifunctional Smart Diaper Bags
Multifunctional Smart Diaper Bags
The Aspen Tyke is Both an Organizer and Changing Station
<
34
Travel-Themed Kid's Clothes
Travel-Themed Kid's Clothes
KENZO Released a New Line of Fashionable Clothes for Children
<
33
Maternity Beauty Brands
Maternity Beauty Brands
Lifestyle and Fashion Brand HATCH Launched the 'Hatch Mama' Collection
<
32
Cartoon Cat Children's Shoes
Cartoon Cat Children's Shoes
PUMA and Hello Kitty Created New Red Suede Shoes for Kids
<
31
Smart Infant Feeder Systems
Smart Infant Feeder Systems
'BlueSmart mia' Tracks and Analyzes a Baby's Eating Habits
<
30
Interactive Touchscreen Dining Tables
Interactive Touchscreen Dining Tables
Order Food and Play Games with Kodisoft's Tables
<
29
Introductory 3D Printers
Introductory 3D Printers
The Da Vinci Code Nano is Compact, Functional and Inexpensive
<
28
Safety-Focused Smartwatches
Safety-Focused Smartwatches
This Wearable Smartphone for Children Lets Parents Track Their Kids
<
27
Kid-Centric Newspaper Editions
Kid-Centric Newspaper Editions
The New York Times Kids Edition is Set to Be a Permanent Staple
<
26
Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Aberrant Architecture Teaches Children About Design
<
25
Candy-Themed Children's Apparel
Candy-Themed Children's Apparel
The Gucci Kid's Summer Line is Colorful and Candy-Themed
<
24
Braille-Teaching Toys
Braille-Teaching Toys
The BecDot Helps Blind and Visually Impaired Kids Learn Braille Early On
<
23
Break-Proof Kid Smartphones
Break-Proof Kid Smartphones
Kidibuzz's Smartphone for Kids Was Designed for Those Younger Than 10
<
22
Play-Encouraging Kid's Jeans
Play-Encouraging Kid's Jeans
Gap Revealed a New Line of SuperDenim for Children of all Sizes
<
21
Baby Clothing Rental Services
Baby Clothing Rental Services
'Tchibo Share' is an Online Baby Clothing Rental Service
<
20
Nostalgic Collectible 90s Figures
Nostalgic Collectible 90s Figures
The Kidrobot Nickelodeon Nick 90s Blind Box Minis are Retro
<
19
Children's Designer Travel Kits
Children's Designer Travel Kits
BAPE Revealed a New Set of Baby Milo Travel Grear
<
18
Reimagined Soda Can Designs
Reimagined Soda Can Designs
Diet Coke Has Launched a New Sleek Can Design
<
17
Portable Art Classroom Buses
Portable Art Classroom Buses
Tumblewheel Studios Uses a Revamped Bus to Teach Art to Kids
<
16
Smartphone-Requiring Games
Smartphone-Requiring Games
The 'GAME of PHONES' Game is for Those Who are Always on Their Phone
<
15
Muscle-Building Strollers
Muscle-Building Strollers
This Innovative Stroller Helps New Parents Maintain Exercise Regimes
<
14
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
The 'Tick Tock Turtle' Kids Alarm Clock Teaches Routine and More
<
13
Eco-Friendly Cork Toy Blocks
Eco-Friendly Cork Toy Blocks
These Construction Toys by QURKIES are Soft and Silent
<
12
Ambition-Inspired Children's Clothes
Ambition-Inspired Children's Clothes
Haus of Jr's Released an Inspiring Clothing Line for Kids
<
11
20s-Inspired Kids Clothes
20s-Inspired Kids Clothes
The Small Gatsby's Line is Filled with Adorable Formal Wear for Kids
<
10
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Munsterkids' New Clothing Line Encourages Kids to Adventure
<
9
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
The 3D Tuna Dissection Puzzle Challenges Users to Recall Anatomy
<
8
3D-Printed Genius Toys
3D-Printed Genius Toys
The Real Play Coalition's 'Open Einstein' Replicates a Genius' Playthings
<
7
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
IBUKU's Kindergarten Design Addresses the Young Students' Needs
<
6
Slithering Play Spaces
Slithering Play Spaces
'La Serpentina' is a Unique Playground Installation Designed by ELEMENTAL
<
5
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
EcoBirdy Makes Children's Furniture That Teaches About Recycling
<
4
Interactive Kids Composting Units
Interactive Kids Composting Units
The 'Fytó' Teaches Food Waste Awareness for Young Ones
<
3
Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Spencer Luckey's Gender Neutral Playground is Mushroom-Inspired
<
2
Futuristic Fast Food Concepts
Futuristic Fast Food Concepts
McDonald's 'Experience of the Future' Eateries Are Now Open in Asia
<
1
Micro Housing-Relief Initiatives
Micro Housing-Relief Initiatives
These Hong Kong Micro Apartments are in Concrete Pipes
<