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Top 65 Life Stages Trends in May

From Social Distancing Simulators to Parent-Supporting Platforms

— June 3, 2020 — Life-Stages
These May 2020 life stages trends range from social distancing simulators to parent-supporting platforms.

Standouts include Minecraft's unique pandemic simulator map that was launched in collaboration with creative agency AKQA. The map is titled the Blockdown Simulator and shows players how social distancing measures can protect them from fictional zombie villagers.

Healthynest is another notable examples and is a helpful resource for new expecting and new parents. The platform is specifically centered around supporting baby development during early years and offers coaching and expert advice on pediatrics, neurology and care-giving in real time. The platform is especially helpful to new parents during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as many are unable to make regular doctor visits due to social distancing safety measures.
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Activity
Freshness
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Awareness-Raising Interactive Short Film
Awareness-Raising Interactive Short Film
Royston Tan Directed an Educational Film About Drug Use
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Humorous Squirrelly Card Games
Humorous Squirrelly Card Games
The 'Don't Touch My Nuts!' Card Game is Humorously Challenging
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Kid-Friendly Social Distancing Tips
Kid-Friendly Social Distancing Tips
Cartoon Network Launched the CNCheckIn Initiative for COVID-19
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Kid-Friendly Educational Videos
Kid-Friendly Educational Videos
Pebbles Cereal Created the Daily Yabba Dabba Doo Video Series
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Content Co-Watching Features
Content Co-Watching Features
The Instagram Co-Watching Feature Allows Friends to Browse Together
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60
Marshmallow-Inspired Pancake Kits
Marshmallow-Inspired Pancake Kits
The PEEPS Pancake Mix and Skillet Set Makes Six Shapely Pancakes
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59
Strategic Space Exploration Games
Strategic Space Exploration Games
'The Crew' Cooperative Space Adventure Card Game is Interactive
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58
Take-Out Family Meals
Take-Out Family Meals
QDOBA Makes a Family Meal and a Number of Discounts Available in the US
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57
Communal Media-Streaming Services
Communal Media-Streaming Services
Metastream Allows Users to Watch or Listen to Content Together
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56
Kid-Friendly Meal Shakes
Kid-Friendly Meal Shakes
Meal2Grow is a Plant-Based Meal Supplement for Kids
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55
Virtual Day Camp Activities
Virtual Day Camp Activities
Dairy Queen's New Play at Home Website Features Activities for Kids
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54
First-Generation MP3 Player Toys
First-Generation MP3 Player Toys
The 'iBoy' Retro Toy Figure Encourages Interaction
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53
Revised Family-Friendly Card Games
Revised Family-Friendly Card Games
The Cards Against Humanity Family Edition is Free to Download
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Self-Care Live Chat Series
Self-Care Live Chat Series
Netflix and Instagram Partner for the 'Wanna Talk About It?' Series
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51
Absorbent Diaper Pads
Absorbent Diaper Pads
Sposie Booster Pads Increase the Absorbency of Diapers & Training Pants
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50
Charm-Inspired Stackable Crayons
Charm-Inspired Stackable Crayons
OOLY's Charm to Charm Stacking Crayons Double as a Building Toy
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49
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
The LEGO Star Wars D-O Droid Building Set Has Authentic Details
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48
Supportive Parenting Platforms
Supportive Parenting Platforms
Healthynest Democratizes Families' Access to Experts & Resources
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Digital Parenting Publications
Digital Parenting Publications
Munchkin Fun at Home Boasts Various Fun and Learning Activities
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Kid-Friendly Quarantine Content
Kid-Friendly Quarantine Content
Sesame Street's Caring for Each Other Initiative Helps Kids Learn
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45
Suspenseful Family-Friendly Balance Games
Suspenseful Family-Friendly Balance Games
The 'YEHUA!' Balance Game is for Players Four and Up
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44
Mother-Daughter Athleticwear
Mother-Daughter Athleticwear
Fabletics Created Its First Mother-Daughter Clothing Capsule
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43
Geode Bath Bomb Kits
Geode Bath Bomb Kits
Canal Toys' Make-Your-Own Bath Bomb Kit Creates Crystal-Inspired Designs
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42
Bright Cartoon-Themed Socks
Bright Cartoon-Themed Socks
The Happy Socks x Spongebob Collection Also Includes Swimwear
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Computing-Inspired Building Block Kits
Computing-Inspired Building Block Kits
The LEGO 3Dfx Voodoo Has a Retro 90s Component Design
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40
Building Block Coding Toys
Building Block Coding Toys
Cody Block is a Screen-Free Coding Toy for Children
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39
Pen Pal Campaigns
Pen Pal Campaigns
L.O.L. Surprise! is Helping Kids Connect While Social Distancing
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38
Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Beverly's Pure Hell Puzzle is Billed as the World's Smallest
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37
Cinematic Automotive Toy Kits
Cinematic Automotive Toy Kits
The LEGO Technic Dom’s Dodge Charger Has a Detailed Design
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36
Virtual Motherhood Communities
Virtual Motherhood Communities
Motherhood Maternity is Virtually Bringing Moms-to-Be Together
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35
Baby Development-Tracking Apps
Baby Development-Tracking Apps
The 'Marble' App Streamlines the New Parent Experience
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34
Real-Time Video-Sharing Apps
Real-Time Video-Sharing Apps
Kast Uses Screen Capture, Voice, Text, and Video Chat Technology
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33
Guessing Sculpting Games
Guessing Sculpting Games
Ready, Steady, Sculpt! is a Fast-Paced Game of Charades with Clay
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32
At-Home Education Kits
At-Home Education Kits
Eduk8 Worldwide’s Letterbox Home Learning Range Supports Kids at Home
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31
Romantic Couple Party Games
Romantic Couple Party Games
The Artiga Date Night Box Includes Three Games in One
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30
Automotive Engine Model Kits
Automotive Engine Model Kits
The Porsche Carrera-Rennmotor Engine Scale Model Kit is Functional
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29
Social Distancing Simulators
Social Distancing Simulators
Minecraft Created an Interactive Pandemic Simulator Map to Teach Kids
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28
Wooden Animal-Inspired Homeware
Wooden Animal-Inspired Homeware
Dayles Ford's Wooden Serving Plates are Inspired by Forest Widlife
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27
Youngster Growth-Tracking Devices
Youngster Growth-Tracking Devices
The 'Kiko' Height Measurer Uses Laser Technology to Track Growth
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26
AI Edutainment Systems
AI Edutainment Systems
AILA Sit & Play Supports Cognitive Development & Skill-Building
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25
Comforting Plush Toy Headphones
Comforting Plush Toy Headphones
The 'HugPhones' Help Kids Feel Safer in New Environments
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24
Multifunctional Familial Robots
Multifunctional Familial Robots
The 'Misa' Family Robot Works for Play, Communication and More
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23
Face-to-Face Social Media Networks
Face-to-Face Social Media Networks
The HouseParty App Boasts Calls, Texts, Games, & Screen-Sharing
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22
Restricted Visuals Puzzle Toys
Restricted Visuals Puzzle Toys
The INSIDE3 Labyrinth Cube Puzzle Toy is Perplexing
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21
Nostalgic Family-Friendly Card Games
Nostalgic Family-Friendly Card Games
UNO Retro Edition Has a Classic Design for Players to Enjoy
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20
Sustainable Children's Toys
Sustainable Children's Toys
MGA's New Little Tikes Go Green Line are Made from Recycled Plasitc
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19
Hand Washing Training Devices
Hand Washing Training Devices
The Otetepon Push Stamp Helps Children Learn to Properly Wash Up
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18
Cubic Animal Toys
Cubic Animal Toys
MōFU Transforming Toys Fold Into Compact Cubes and "Rest"
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17
Cake-Making Coding Games
Cake-Making Coding Games
Code a Cake Teaches Coding to Kids By Comparing It to Baking
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16
Furniture Activity Catalogs
Furniture Activity Catalogs
IKEA Created a Stay-Home Catalog to Offer Family Entertainment
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15
Custom Record-Engraving Machines
Custom Record-Engraving Machines
Yuri Suzuki Collaborated with Gakken on the Easy Record Maker
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14
VR-Based Co-Watching Platforms
VR-Based Co-Watching Platforms
Bigscreen TV & Bigscreen Cinema Brings People Together in VR
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13
Engineering Challenge Cards
Engineering Challenge Cards
Dyson Created 44 Activities for Kids to Try at Home
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12
Addictively Fun Outdoor Games
Addictively Fun Outdoor Games
Rollors is a Family-Friendly lawn Game Perfect for Social Distancing
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11
Digital Hangout Platforms
Digital Hangout Platforms
Kosmi's Platform is an All-in-One Digital Socializing Experience
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10
Minimalist Monochromatic Puzzles
Minimalist Monochromatic Puzzles
Bgraamiens Puzzle - The Lines is Difficult Yet Entertaining
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9
Futuristic Birthing Chairs
Futuristic Birthing Chairs
Ultima Thule is Designed to Make a Sanctuary-Like Experience for Labor
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8
Seat-Integrated Stairwell Handrails
Seat-Integrated Stairwell Handrails
The 'Rest For A While' Staircase Offers a Place to Sit
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7
Quarantine-Themed Colouring Books
Quarantine-Themed Colouring Books
'Q is for Quarantine' is Created by Brian Siedband & Gordy Sang
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6
Plastic-Free Cookie Packaging
Plastic-Free Cookie Packaging
Snackzilla's Cookies are Shared in Recyclable & Compostable Paper
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5
Self-Driving Target Practice Robot
Self-Driving Target Practice Robot
The 'MaeGo' Shooting Game Robot Has LiDAR Technology and More
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4
Hybrid Digital Pet Toys
Hybrid Digital Pet Toys
The Melbits 'POD' Provides Kids with a Virtual Pet and a Real Toy
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3
Honorary Cinematic Board Games
Honorary Cinematic Board Games
This Jumanji Board Game Delivers an Authentic Player Experience
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2
3D-Printed Stacking Chess Sets
3D-Printed Stacking Chess Sets
The Crownes Chess Set Saves Space and Offers a Fun Play Experience
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1
Printable Coloring Books
Printable Coloring Books
The Adobe Coloring Book Gets New Chapters Weekly
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