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Top 40 Youth Trends in February

From Candy Mascot Teddy Bears to Stylish Children's Eveningwear

— February 25, 2018 — Life-Stages
It's good that the February 2018 youth trends have little to do with rebellion, because the most recent iteration of youthful revolt against authority has been bizarre and confounding to say the least. The kids today have both started and perpetuated the habit of filming oneself or one's friends eating Tide Pods, the popular laundry detergent that comes in (admittedly delicious looking) single-use pouches.

While the Tide Pod epidemic is strange, there are plenty of options out there for kids who want to channel their energy toward something more creative. For example, 15-year-old chef Logan Guleff won a Gourmand Award for 'Logan's Chef Notes & Half Baked Tales' a graphic novel cum cookbook that he authored with illustrator Cindy Tan. The book helps kids to learn about the joys of cooking, and it presents it through the lens of anime — an increasingly popular medium among Gen Z.
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Mobile Kid's Content Platforms
Mobile Kid's Content Platforms
KIDOZ Works with Brands to Ensure Safe and Smart Campaigns
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Educational Kid's Tablets
Educational Kid's Tablets
The Jellipad Offers Educational Videos, Games, Music and More
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38
Candy Mascot Teddy Bears
Candy Mascot Teddy Bears
Medicom's New Peko-Chan Teddy Bear is Perfect for Valentine's Day
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37
Fruity AR Coloring Books
Fruity AR Coloring Books
Fruit Shoot Made an Interactive Game That Entertains Kids at Restaurants
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36
Bear-Themed Beverage Carts
Bear-Themed Beverage Carts
The 'Bearista-mobile' Shares Hot Drinks with Kids and Families
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35
Cooling Candy Packaging
Cooling Candy Packaging
Candyrific's Expressions Everyday Fans are Decorated with Emoji Characters
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34
Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
15-Year-Old Chef Logan Guleff Created an Award-Winning Cookbook
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33
AR Tooth Brushing Games
AR Tooth Brushing Games
Parents Can Ensure Good Habits With the Kolibree Magik Smart Toothbrush
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Kid-Empowering Lunch Apps
Kid-Empowering Lunch Apps
The New 'LaLa Lunchbox' App Lets Families Collaborate on School Lunches
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Tablet-Based Restaurant Trivia Games
Tablet-Based Restaurant Trivia Games
Buzztime Encourages Customers to Stay Longer and Spend More
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Extracurricular Rental Spaces
Extracurricular Rental Spaces
Genius Owl Provides Safe and Socially Engaging Environments for Kids
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Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
The 'Squaggle' Educational Tablet Offers Kid-Friendly Games
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Nature-Inspired Kid's Clothing
Nature-Inspired Kid's Clothing
Molo's Spring Line is Full of Animals and Floral Prints
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Children's Streetwear Styles
Children's Streetwear Styles
C.P Company Created a Streetwear-Inspired Line of Clothing for Kids
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Ultra-Realistic Kid Cities
Ultra-Realistic Kid Cities
At KidZania, Kids Role-Play Adult Jobs and a Earn Mock Money
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25
Transformative Cereal Boxes
Transformative Cereal Boxes
The Rube Goldberg General Mills Cereal Boxes Turn Into Machines
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Festive Color-In Placemats
Festive Color-In Placemats
OMY's Paper Placemats Entertain at the Table with Games and Activities
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Crocodile-Themed Children's Boots
Crocodile-Themed Children's Boots
Timberland Has Created New Reptile-Inspired Boots for Kids
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Charming Storybook Cafes
Charming Storybook Cafes
The 'Very Hungry Caterpillar' Pop-Up Eatery Celebrates a Classic Book
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LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO's Partnerhsip with Tencent Will Allow LEGO Licensed Games in China
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Remixed Nautical Children's Wear
Remixed Nautical Children's Wear
Marmar Copenhagen Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with a New Line
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Kid's Minnie Mouse Sneakers
Kid's Minnie Mouse Sneakers
Disney Teamed Up with New Balance on These New Minnie Mouse Shoes
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Vintage-Inspired Kid's Clothes
Vintage-Inspired Kid's Clothes
The Animal Observatory's Summer Line is Inspired by 70s Streetwear
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Stylish Children's Evening Wear
Stylish Children's Evening Wear
Dolce & Gabbana Released a New Line of Children's Clothes for Fall
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Inspiring Children's Wear
Inspiring Children's Wear
'Someday Soon' Created a New Line of Fashion-Forward Clothing for Kids
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Interactive Restaurant Activities
Interactive Restaurant Activities
Toronto's Richtree Market Offers Fun Farm and Pizza-Making Games
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Cartoon Cat Children's Shoes
Cartoon Cat Children's Shoes
PUMA and Hello Kitty Created New Red Suede Shoes for Kids
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Candy-Themed Children's Apparel
Candy-Themed Children's Apparel
The Gucci Kid's Summer Line is Colorful and Candy-Themed
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Travel-Themed Kid's Clothes
Travel-Themed Kid's Clothes
KENZO Released a New Line of Fashionable Clothes for Children
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Interactive Touchscreen Dining Tables
Interactive Touchscreen Dining Tables
Order Food and Play Games with Kodisoft's Tables
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Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Aberrant Architecture Teaches Children About Design
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9
Safety-Focused Smartwatches
Safety-Focused Smartwatches
This Wearable Smartphone for Children Lets Parents Track Their Kids
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Kid-Centric Newspaper Editions
Kid-Centric Newspaper Editions
The New York Times Kids Edition is Set to Be a Permanent Staple
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Introductory 3D Printers
Introductory 3D Printers
The Da Vinci Code Nano is Compact, Functional and Inexpensive
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Children's Designer Travel Kits
Children's Designer Travel Kits
BAPE Revealed a New Set of Baby Milo Travel Grear
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5
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
The 'Tick Tock Turtle' Kids Alarm Clock Teaches Routine and More
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4
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Munsterkids' New Clothing Line Encourages Kids to Adventure
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3
Slithering Play Spaces
Slithering Play Spaces
'La Serpentina' is a Unique Playground Installation Designed by ELEMENTAL
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2
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
IBUKU's Kindergarten Design Addresses the Young Students' Needs
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Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Spencer Luckey's Gender Neutral Playground is Mushroom-Inspired
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