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Top 100 Life-Stages Trends in October

From Family-Friendly Money Apps to Senior Concierge Services

— October 12, 2015 — Art & Design
These October 2015 life-stages trends range from familial banking apps that are designed for both kids and parents along with senior concierge services that aim to connect the aging population with companions that are passionate about helping others.

Standouts include senior concierge services -- Envoy gives senior citizens support with daily tasks while offering them a friend rather than an assigned caregiver -- and pregnancy-monitoring apps that ensure one's time expecting is worry-free and safe.

In addition to the month's interactive toys and kid-focused tech products, its other youth-centric examples include portable pop-up libraries that encourage child literacy and playful programming books that are both entertaining and educational for kids who will learn basic coding skills while enjoying fun stories.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
98
Color-Mixing Cartoons
Color-Mixing Cartoons
The CMYK Video Playfully Demonstrates the Blending of Print Process Colors
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97
Parental Texting Dictionaries
Parental Texting Dictionaries
This Online Slang Dictionary is an Educational Tool for Parents
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96
Feline Puzzle Games
Feline Puzzle Games
This Cat Jenga Game Stacks Tiny Kitten Figurines in Place of Rectangles
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95
Kid-Friendly Nature Sanctuaries
Kid-Friendly Nature Sanctuaries
This Nature Preserve Encourages Children to Explore the Outdoors
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94
Balanced Activity Apps
Balanced Activity Apps
DinnerTime Plus Helps Parents Regulate a Child's Device Usage
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93
HIV-Positive Elementary Schools
HIV-Positive Elementary Schools
This Organization Helps Educate China's HIV-Positive Children
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92
Baby-Faced Robots
Baby-Faced Robots
The Diego-San Robot Analyzes Why Infants Smile
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91
Charitable Digital Libraries
Charitable Digital Libraries
This Campaign Seeks to Provide Books for Underprivileged Students
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90
Time-Restricting Apps
Time-Restricting Apps
OurPact Manages Parental Control Settings Based on a Child's Schedules
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89
Educational Menstruating Dolls
Educational Menstruating Dolls
The Lammily Doll Now Comes with Her Own Period Book and Pad Kit
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88
Parental Control Apps
Parental Control Apps
This Mobicip App Supplies Parents with Tools to Ensure Kids Browse Safely
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87
All-Encompassing Web Monitors
All-Encompassing Web Monitors
Netsanity Offers Countless Features To Ensure Online Safety
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86
Evil Clown Bear Figurines
Evil Clown Bear Figurines
This Collectible Bearbrick Pays Tribute to the Joker
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85
Air-Purifying Hula-Hoops
Air-Purifying Hula-Hoops
This Smart Hula-Hoop by Quadruple H Encourages Health & Wellness
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84
Child-Centric Tablets
Child-Centric Tablets
The LeapPad Platinum is Designed For Young Children
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83
Selfie-Based Job Apps
Selfie-Based Job Apps
This Tinder-Inspired App Makes Locating a Job as Easy as Taking a Selfie
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82
Kid-Run Banks
Kid-Run Banks
Record Bank's Financial Campaign Has Young Kids Run Its Bank for a Day
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81
Illuminated Giraffe Toys
Illuminated Giraffe Toys
The Soothe & Glow Giraffe From Fisher-Price Calms Infants' Senses
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80
Collegiate Money-Saving Infographics
Collegiate Money-Saving Infographics
This Handy Chart Shares Tips on Saving Money While in School
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79
Kid-Friendly Finance Platforms
Kid-Friendly Finance Platforms
'Rich Kid Smart Kid' Teaches Youth About Money Management
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78
Ethereal Youth Illustrations
Ethereal Youth Illustrations
Illustrator 'Aeppol' Created Images to Depict 'The Blossom of Youth'
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77
Levitating Toy Trains
Levitating Toy Trains
This Takara Tomy Train Works Just Like the Record-Breaking Maglev Train
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76
Child Album Cover Recreations
Child Album Cover Recreations
Participants at 'Girls Rock Camp' are Encouraged to Be Rock Stars
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75
Playful Programming Books
Playful Programming Books
This Educational Series Introduces Infants to Computer Science
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74
Campus Delivery Apps
Campus Delivery Apps
This App Delivers Chipotle Mexican Food Straight to Campus Dorms
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73
Screen Time Management Apps
Screen Time Management Apps
This Parental Control Platform Encourages a Balanced Lifestyle
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72
Pregnancy-Monitoring Apps
Pregnancy-Monitoring Apps
The 'Airstrip' App Features Monitoring for Mothers and Babies
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71
Family-Friendly Money Apps
Family-Friendly Money Apps
This App Helps Children Understand the Basics of Earning and Saving
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70
Interactive Dinner Trays
Interactive Dinner Trays
The Yumit Food Tray Encourages Healthy Eating Habits in Kids
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69
Augmented Reality Coloring Books
Augmented Reality Coloring Books
Disney's New App Will Make a Child's Artwork 3D
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68
Jungle-Themed Baby Vehicles
Jungle-Themed Baby Vehicles
The Fisher-Price 3-in-1 'Bounce-Stride & Ride Elephant'
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67
Portable Toy Waterparks
Portable Toy Waterparks
This Packable Plaything Features a Miniature Waterpark For Children
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66
Bee Farming Finance Apps
Bee Farming Finance Apps
This Finance Game for Kids Provides Monetary Lessons
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65
Homeschooling Photo Series
Homeschooling Photo Series
The Homeschooled Photo Series Sheds New Light On the Subculture
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64
Practical Playmat Beds
Practical Playmat Beds
Mamas & Papas' Babyplay 4-in-1 Playmat and Activity Gym is Fun and Engaging
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63
Child-Friendly Headphones
Child-Friendly Headphones
The Aegis Pro Headphones Help Keep Young Users' Ears Safe
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62
Crime Boss Potato Toys
Crime Boss Potato Toys
This Mr. Potato Head Doll Wears the Breaking Bad Heisenberg Hat
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61
Robot Building Subscriptions
Robot Building Subscriptions
This Service Delivers a New Robot Part Each Month
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60
Neon Glowing Sand
Neon Glowing Sand
This Glow in the Dark Kinetic Sand Lets Kids Customize the Appearance
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59
Interactive Playground Robots
Interactive Playground Robots
This Mobile Play Structure Invites Children to Interact with Robots
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58
Geology-Exploring Apps
Geology-Exploring Apps
This Children's App Teaches About Volcanos and Quakes Through Tactile Play
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57
Scholarly Standing Desks
Scholarly Standing Desks
This Standing School Desk Aims to Change the Way Kids Think About Work
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56
Post Premature Baby Portraits
Post Premature Baby Portraits
These Images by Red Methot Show Before and After Premature Births
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55
Parisian Child Apparel
Parisian Child Apparel
The 2016 Line for Sonia Rykiel Kids Collections Take on French Themes
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54
Empowering Pregnancy Portraits
Empowering Pregnancy Portraits
These Images Bring Hope to Women Who Have Suffered Miscarriages
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53
Senior Concierge Services
Senior Concierge Services
'Envoy' Provides Seniors with a Personal Concierge to Help with Errands
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52
Shark-Faced Bear Toys
Shark-Faced Bear Toys
This Limited Figurine Celebrates 10 Years of Bathing Ape's Shark Hoodie
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51
Instructional Building Block Books
Instructional Building Block Books
'The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling' Defines a Meticulous Craft
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50
Weight-Monitoring High Chairs
Weight-Monitoring High Chairs
This Adjustable High Chair Features an App-Connected Built-in Scale
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49
Parent-Controlled Headphones
Parent-Controlled Headphones
Coloud's 'Boom Kids' Headphones Let Adults Set a Maximum Volume Level
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48
Celebrity Diaper Bags
Celebrity Diaper Bags
This Blake Lively Baby Bag is Named After Her Daughter James
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47
Illuminated Building Blocks
Illuminated Building Blocks
Light Stax Electric Light Blocks Provide a Playful Look and Feel
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46
Marriage Proposal Board Games
Marriage Proposal Board Games
This Man Created a Customized Monopoly Game for a Marriage Proposal
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45
Child-Designed Shoes
Child-Designed Shoes
One Math Teacher Turned His Students into Children Shoe Designers
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44
Adult Night Lights
Adult Night Lights
This Night Light System for Seniors Turns on When They Get Out of Bed
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43
High-End Student Housing
High-End Student Housing
These Park Lane Apartments are Intended for London's Wealthiest Students
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42
Tactile Teething Toys
Tactile Teething Toys
Fat Brain Toys' pipSquigz Figurines Create a Sensory Experience for Kids
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41
Social Senior Farms
Social Senior Farms
This Intergenerational Gardening Program Gives Seniors a Sense of Community
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40
Red Carpet Replica Dolls
Red Carpet Replica Dolls
This Zendaya Barbie Wears Her Iconic Look from the 2015 Oscars
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39
Cyberbullying Youth Ads
Cyberbullying Youth Ads
These UNICEF Ads Feature Kids Pointing Phones Like Handguns at Their Peers
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38
Protective GPS Watches
Protective GPS Watches
The 'Guarddy' is a GPS Tracking Device That Also Functions as a Watch
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37
Ethnically Diverse Dolls
Ethnically Diverse Dolls
Ikuzi Dolls Offer Little Girls Options When it Comes to Toys
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36
Boozy Block-Building Games
Boozy Block-Building Games
This Re-Invented Jenga Game Incorporates Playful Recreational Drinking
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35
Nameless Coloring Supplies
Nameless Coloring Supplies
'Nameless Paints' Avoid Restricting Imagination by Labeling Color Names
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34
Charitable Doll Collections
Charitable Doll Collections
The cuddle + kind Collection Provides 10 Meals for Every Toy Sold
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33
Educational Robot-Building Apps
Educational Robot-Building Apps
The 'Robo Wunderkind' Toy Teaches Young Children Coding Skills
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32
Robotic Bird Pets
Robotic Bird Pets
The 'Little Live Pets Clever Keet' are Robotic Parakeets for Children
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31
Gamified Money-Saving Apps
Gamified Money-Saving Apps
This App Teaches Young Children About Financial Literacy
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30
Reusable Wooden Landscape Puzzles
Reusable Wooden Landscape Puzzles
Horizons is a Modern Game Made from Unused Wood Pieces
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29
Tree-Mimicking Shelves
Tree-Mimicking Shelves
The 'Easy Tree' is a Unique Multi-Purpose Storage Unit for Kids
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28
Celebrity Copycat Dolls
Celebrity Copycat Dolls
This Line of Bratz Dolls Honors the Influential Emmy Award Attendees
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27
Eco Rattle Toys
Eco Rattle Toys
Re-Think It's Organic Cotton Rattle Encourages Sustainability
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26
Deconstruction Toy Kits
Deconstruction Toy Kits
The SmartLab 'Wrecking Ball' Lets Children Both Build and Destroy
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25
Kid-Friendly Airline Kits
Kid-Friendly Airline Kits
This On-Board Activity Kit Features Games, Puzzles and Art Supplies
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24
Concrete Ping Pong Tables
Concrete Ping Pong Tables
This Mature Table Tennis Piece is for Players Who Appreciate Aesthetics
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23
Rapper-Inspired Kids Footwear
Rapper-Inspired Kids Footwear
These Yeezy Baby Boost Sneakers are Adorable and Stylish
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22
Wheelchair-Concealing Costumes
Wheelchair-Concealing Costumes
Magic Wheelchairs Ensures All Kids Can Trick-Or-Treat
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21
Delectable Animal Toys
Delectable Animal Toys
Lucky Squid Studios' 'Fruitimals' are Fun Plush Food Animals
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20
Plush Intergalactic Robot Toys
Plush Intergalactic Robot Toys
This Star Wars BB-8 Plush is a Cuddly Collector's Item
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19
Personalized LEGO Portraits
Personalized LEGO Portraits
Two Three Bricks Customized LEGO Figurines to Look Like You
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18
Organic Snack Bags
Organic Snack Bags
'CrEATers' is an Organic Snack Branded with Minimalist Packaging
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17
Gender-Neutral Ninja Costumes
Gender-Neutral Ninja Costumes
These Homemade Kids Costumes Turn Children into Mini Crime Fighters
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16
Elderly-Monitoring Wristbands
Elderly-Monitoring Wristbands
The Allen Band Will Help Caregivers Keep Tabs on Seniors
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15
Wheelchair-Compatible Strollers
Wheelchair-Compatible Strollers
This Adaptable Baby Carriage is Designed for Wheelchair Users
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14
Piggy Bank Apps
Piggy Bank Apps
Clever Kash is a Digital Piggy Bank That Lets Children Experience Tangible Wealth
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13
Interactive Teddy Bears
Interactive Teddy Bears
The Smart Toy Bear Connects to an App to Teach Kids Lessons
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12
Versatile Sports Boards
Versatile Sports Boards
Seasons' Modular Skateboards Can Adapt to Sand, Snow, Sea and Streets
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11
Gender-Neutral Dollhouses
Gender-Neutral Dollhouses
This Modular Dollhouse Collection Promotes Shared Play
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10
Nostalgic Vacation Editorials
Nostalgic Vacation Editorials
This Series by Neil Bedford Captures a Child's Brotherly Vacation
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9
Overcomplicated Kids Toys
Overcomplicated Kids Toys
The 13 x 13 x 13 Rubik's Cube by YJ MoYu is Impossibly Difficult
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8
Fashionable Denim Stollers
Fashionable Denim Stollers
Diesel Moves to Accessorize Babies with This Bugaboo Buffalo Denim Ride
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7
Rubberized Rainbow Sneakers
Rubberized Rainbow Sneakers
These Toddler Nike Shoes are Made With Colorful Neoprene Uppers
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6
Brain-Stimulating Playgrounds
Brain-Stimulating Playgrounds
This Colorful Playground Aims to Evoke Kids' Curiosity & Creativity
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5
Healthy Pregnancy Diet Ads
Healthy Pregnancy Diet Ads
These Posters Promote Healthy Diets for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women
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4
International Maternity Photos
International Maternity Photos
These Portraits Juxtapose Swedish and Tanzanian Women in Labor
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3
Pre-Packaged Lunch Kits
Pre-Packaged Lunch Kits
Scrumpt is a Food Delivery Service That Aids Time-Starved Parents
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2
Off-Road Child Cars
Off-Road Child Cars
This Luxurious Land Rover Kids' Pedal Car is Perfectly Built to Scale
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1
Surreal Childhood Portraits
Surreal Childhood Portraits
This Photographer Captures His Sons in Imaginative Fictional Fantasies
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