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Top 40 Youth Ideas in November

From Screen-Free Coding Toys to Educational Money Apps

— November 27, 2016 — Life-Stages
Whether it is learning to code or understanding the basics of money management, the November 2016 youth trends reveal that parents are eager to make sure their children learn vital life skills at an early age. As a result, brands are increasingly looking for ways to incorporate educational aspects into everything from toys to wearable technology.

One area that brands are placing a great deal of emphasis on is STEM learning. In turn, there is a growing effort to think of new and exciting ways to introduce children to these concepts. Some examples of STEM-focused products include AR pizzeria games, screen-free coding toys and modular hovercraft drones.

Of course, the emphasis on STEM does not mean that parents are no longer looking to teach their children other basic skills. Indeed, the November 2016 youth trends reveal that there are many products on the market that are aimed at teaching children practical skills such as money management, gardening and how to deal with anxiety.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Microbial Arcade Games
Microbial Arcade Games
This Smartphone Microscope Game Lets Kids Play Pac-Man With Real Microbes
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39
Playful TV Apps
Playful TV Apps
'Toca TV' Introduces Exclusive Videos and Recording Tools from Toca Boca
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38
Child-Centric Creator Apps
Child-Centric Creator Apps
The Skylanders Imaginators App Lets Kids Create Physical Toys
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37
Troubled Adolescent Picture Books
Troubled Adolescent Picture Books
This Book Was Created to Highlight Issues Affecting Teens
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36
All-Organic Children's Clothing
All-Organic Children's Clothing
Petits Coquins Makes Clothes from Pesticide-Free Organic Cotton
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35
Sweetly Scented Temporary Tattoos
Sweetly Scented Temporary Tattoos
Tattly Arm Candy Tattoos are Deliciously Designed and Scented
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34
Boy Action Dolls
Boy Action Dolls
These Boy Dolls are Crushing Old Gender Stereotypes with Fun for All Kids
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33
Cartoon-Covered Children's Apparel
Cartoon-Covered Children's Apparel
This Release from Stussy Kids Makes Use of the Peanuts Cartoon
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32
Autonomous Robotic Babysitters
Autonomous Robotic Babysitters
The AvatarMind iPal is a Full-Time Companion for Children
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31
Piggyback-Guiding Helmets
Piggyback-Guiding Helmets
The Piggyback Driver Helmet Lets Kids Drive Their Parents
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30
Greenery Personification Planters
Greenery Personification Planters
The 'Pure Life' Garden Planter Gamifies Gardening for Kids
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29
Pop Star Zombie Dolls
Pop Star Zombie Dolls
'Zomby Gaga' is a New Monster High Character by Lady Gaga
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28
Children's Fitness Wearables
Children's Fitness Wearables
Garmin's Vivofit Jr. is for Kids Ages Four to Nine
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27
Modular Hovercraft Drones
Modular Hovercraft Drones
Makeblock's Airblock Drone Toy Can Be Programmed to Do Different Stunts
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26
Artistic Coding Robots
Artistic Coding Robots
The 'Root' Robot for Beginners Lets Families and Kids Partake in Coding
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25
Kid-Focused Tablets
Kid-Focused Tablets
PBS's Playtime Pad is a Tablet for Kids Loaded with PBS Apps and Games
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24
Educational Money Apps
Educational Money Apps
Standard Bank's New Venture is a Banking App For Kids
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23
Medical Teaching Toys
Medical Teaching Toys
The Gomo Doll Helps Doctors Teach Kids About Their Ailments
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22
Children's Language Games
Children's Language Games
Ligumi Play Teaches Children Languages with Augmented Reality Toys
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21
Vibrant Child-Inspired Desks
Vibrant Child-Inspired Desks
Roberto Gil of Casa Kids is the Designer Behind the 'DUMBO Desk'
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20
Child-Sized Supercars
Child-Sized Supercars
The Mercedes-AMG GT Bobby Car is Designed for Toddler Test Drivers
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19
Magnetic Origami Globes
Magnetic Origami Globes
This Dymaxion Map Reduces the Representational Distortion of Continents
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18
Collapsible Jungle Gyms
Collapsible Jungle Gyms
This Children's Playground Can be Set Up Indoors or Outdoors
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17
Bioluminescence Water Guns
Bioluminescence Water Guns
The SplashLight Makes Water Glow as it's Fired at Opponents
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16
Kid-Drawn Stuffed Toys
Kid-Drawn Stuffed Toys
Ikea's 'Sagoskatt' Toys are Replicas of Real Kids' Drawings
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15
Outdoor Winter Castle Toys
Outdoor Winter Castle Toys
This Snow Fort Building Set Enables Kids to Create Sturdy Snow Castles
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14
Complex Crocheted Costumes
Complex Crocheted Costumes
This Convincing ET Costume Was Custom-Knitted in Just Four Days
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13
Pop Band LEGO Models
Pop Band LEGO Models
LEGO's 'Beatles Yellow Submarine' Features Figures of the Fab Four
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12
Child-Tracking Wearables
Child-Tracking Wearables
The Joey Tag is a Wearable GPS Unit to Keep Children Safe
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11
Expressive Coding Toys
Expressive Coding Toys
Little Robot Friends Respond to Interactions with Cute Reactions
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10
Upscale Halloween Childrenswear
Upscale Halloween Childrenswear
Tutu Du Monde's 'Under A Spell' Offers Innovative Seasonal Clothes
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9
Interactive Education Maps
Interactive Education Maps
The Learn & Climb Push-to-Talk Kids World Map is Interactive
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8
Screen-Free Coding Toys
Screen-Free Coding Toys
The 'Plobot' Play Robot Lets Children Learn to Code without Screens
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7
Contemporary Lunch Carriers
Contemporary Lunch Carriers
The Lunch Buddy by Nalgene is a Chic and Efficient Kids Lunch Box
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6
AR Pizzeria Games
AR Pizzeria Games
Osmo's 'Pizza Co.' Helps Kids Learn Financial Literacy By Selling Pizzas
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5
Family-Friendly Scooters
Family-Friendly Scooters
The Space Scooter is a New Way for Families to Get Active
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4
Animalistic Inflatable Furniture
Animalistic Inflatable Furniture
The Rabito Inflatable Child Chair Can be Inflated on Demand
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3
LEGO Hair Helmets
LEGO Hair Helmets
The 'LEGO Hair Bike Helmet' Puts a Humorous Spin on Helmet Hair
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2
Age-Appropriate Adjustable Furniture
Age-Appropriate Adjustable Furniture
Teehee's Illa and Illeta Can be Reconfigured as Children Age
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1
Play-Inspiring Moving Boxes
Play-Inspiring Moving Boxes
AnyVan's Cardboard Moving Boxes Transform into Castles and Forts
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