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Top 55 Youth Trends in October

From Childhood Memory Apps to Mask-Wearing Plush Toys

— October 25, 2020 — Life-Stages
The generation of tomorrow is an important demographic for brands to consider, and many are supporting this group with new campaigns, products, and launches.

In the era of the "new normal," brands are encouraging youth to wear masks with Wild Republic mask-wearing plush toys, dubbed Mask Buddies, that help kits practice safety by wearing a mask. Brands are also supporting back-to-school season including Bluemap Design x ClearSpace's new safety barriers that are designed to protect pupils. They can easily be added onto existing desks and feature a see-through design with a nametag at the front.

With Halloween around the corner, Amazon's DIY "Boxtumes" that help to reuse delivery boxes in fun, playful ways. The eco-friendly initiative includes two adorable costume concepts, a DIY Fire Truck Boxtume and a matching Fire Hydrant Boxtume.
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NFC-Enabled Memory Games
NFC-Enabled Memory Games
Klang2's Music Memory Game Pairs Wooden Pieces with a Smartphone for Play
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54
Candy Cane-Flavored Mints
Candy Cane-Flavored Mints
Mentos Debuts a New Candy Cane Variant Ahead of Christmas
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53
Kid-Friendly App Store Updates
Kid-Friendly App Store Updates
Google Play Now Includes a 'Kids' Tab and 'Teacher Approved' Badges
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52
Spooky Baking Mixes
Spooky Baking Mixes
Pillsbury Baking's Funfetti Slime Frosting, Cake and Brownie Mixes are Festive
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51
School Reopening Safety Measures
School Reopening Safety Measures
Toronto's Havergal College Employs Strict COVID-19 Measures
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50
Mini Nut-Free Granola Bars
Mini Nut-Free Granola Bars
Don’t Go Nuts' Chewy Snacks are Compact and School-Safe
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49
School Cost-Supporting Grants
School Cost-Supporting Grants
The GroceryAid School Essentials Grant Reduces Financial Burdens
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48
Kid-Friendly Seafood Snacks
Kid-Friendly Seafood Snacks
SeaPak Shrimp Sea Pals Help Kids to Eat Servings of Seafood
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47
Kid-Friendly Circular Clothes
Kid-Friendly Circular Clothes
Borobabi's Model Helps Parents Save Money and Reduce Waste
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46
Digitizing Boardgame Devices
Digitizing Boardgame Devices
Vorpal Board Lets You Play Traditional Boardgames Online with Friends
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45
Fantastical Gummy Candies
Fantastical Gummy Candies
Bazooka Candy Unveiled the New 'Totally Awesome' Confectionary Brand
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44
Spooky Single-Serve Marshmallows
Spooky Single-Serve Marshmallows
Stuffed Puffs Makes Chocolate-Filled Marshmallows for Halloween
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43
Multi-Sensory Sand Toys
Multi-Sensory Sand Toys
The So Sand DIY Sand Studio Promises "100% ASMR"
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42
Subscription STEAM Education Kits
Subscription STEAM Education Kits
Nextmaker Offers Monthly Coding, Hardware Building, and More
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41
River-Celebrating Children's Books
River-Celebrating Children's Books
Sales from 'The Mighty River' Support Waterway Conservation
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40
Music-Inspired Fashion Dolls
Music-Inspired Fashion Dolls
The L.O.L. Surprise! Remix Packaging Plays Music
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39
Living Room Racing Games
Living Room Racing Games
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Turns Rooms into Racetracks with AR
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38
Gen Z-Targeted Micro-Pore Mists
Gen Z-Targeted Micro-Pore Mists
Dermalogica is Launching Its Clear Start Micro-Pore Mist
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37
Online Card Game Entertainment
Online Card Game Entertainment
CardBoard Live Brings Player Interaction to the Digital Space
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36
80s-Inspired Gamer Dolls
80s-Inspired Gamer Dolls
American Girl Courtney Moore Revives the Spirit of the 1980s
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35
Upcycled Box Costumes
Upcycled Box Costumes
Amazon's DIY "Boxtumes" Help to Reuse Delivery Boxes
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34
Childhood Memory Apps
Childhood Memory Apps
The 'Juno' Digital Memory Book Helps Keep Track of Beautiful Moments
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33
PB&J Stick Snacks
PB&J Stick Snacks
Trader Joe’s PB&J Snack Duo Shares a New Way to Enjoy a Classic Pairing
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32
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Kiju's Recyclable Juice Boxes Come with Bendable Paper Straws
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31
Anti-Bullying Crafting Kits
Anti-Bullying Crafting Kits
This Special Edition Quick Knit Loom Kit Promotes Friendship
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30
Homemade Meal Delivery Startups
Homemade Meal Delivery Startups
From Home With Love Lets Parents Send Homemade Meals to Their Kids
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29
Uplifting Sustainable Tees
Uplifting Sustainable Tees
Christy Dawn Just Unveiled an Adorable Line of Graphic Tees
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28
Vibrant Toy-Inspired Socks
Vibrant Toy-Inspired Socks
Happy Socks and Mr. Potato Head Debut a Colorful New Collection
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27
Critical Thinking Card Games
Critical Thinking Card Games
Flex Factory's Reflex Card Game is Designed by Influencer @flex.mami
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26
Rock Music-Inspired Kid's Apparel
Rock Music-Inspired Kid's Apparel
The Rolling Stone’s Carnaby Kids Collection is All Under $50
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25
Discount Grocery Store Albums
Discount Grocery Store Albums
NO FRILLS Launched the Edgy 'Haulin' State of Mind' Album
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24
Screen-Free Audio Systems
Screen-Free Audio Systems
Tonies is a Screen-Free System for Kids Ages Three and Up
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23
Family Lunch Programs
Family Lunch Programs
CPK's Back-to-School Lunch Program Supports Busy Parents
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22
Dynamic Disney-Themed Socks
Dynamic Disney-Themed Socks
Disney and Happy Socks Launched a Mickey Mouse Collection
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21
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Boozy Bites Offers an Elevated Yet Fun Drinking Experience
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20
Activism-Inspired Puzzles
Activism-Inspired Puzzles
The Movement Puzzle from Wander Puzzle Co. Celebrates Solidarity
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19
Prom-Inspired Fashion Dolls
Prom-Inspired Fashion Dolls
Hairdorables' Hairmazing Prom Perfect Dolls Share Multi-Colored Looks
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18
Immune Support Lollipops
Immune Support Lollipops
The Immuniteez Pops Share the Benefits of Vitamins & Elderberry
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17
Gen Z Social Platform Expansions
Gen Z Social Platform Expansions
IRL App is Expanding Its Social Calendar to Colleges
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16
Phone-Matching Press-On Nails
Phone-Matching Press-On Nails
PopSockets Nails Perfectly Coordinate with PopGrips
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15
Gen Z Collectible Campaigns
Gen Z Collectible Campaigns
ZURU & Fanbytes are Creating a Mini Bytehouse on TikTok
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14
Mask-Wearing Plush Toys
Mask-Wearing Plush Toys
Wild Republic Mask Buddies Help Kids Practice Wearing a Mak
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13
Healthy Student Meal Deliveries
Healthy Student Meal Deliveries
Mealpro Delivers Health-Conscious Meal Plans to One's Door
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12
Candy-Paired Recorder Toys
Candy-Paired Recorder Toys
The Smarties Music Creator Helps with Learning and Treating
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11
Shopping Cart Play Trays
Shopping Cart Play Trays
The 'Buggie Huggie' Keeps Little Ones Safe While Shopping
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10
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Dunkin' Named 'The Charli' After TikTok Star Charli D'Amelio
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9
Avant-Garde Affordable Apparel
Avant-Garde Affordable Apparel
Walmart's Free Assembly Range Offers Modern Styles for Men & Women
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8
Gen Z-Targeted Luxury Eyewear
Gen Z-Targeted Luxury Eyewear
The MBB x Vogue Eyewear Collection Features Bold Silhouettes
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7
At-Home Student Chairs
At-Home Student Chairs
The Sidiz Ringo Kids Desk Chair Support Student Learning at Home
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6
Elevated College-Inspired Apparel
Elevated College-Inspired Apparel
The UCLA x Princess Polly Collection is Perfect for Fall
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5
Classroom Safety Partitions
Classroom Safety Partitions
The Bluemap Design x ClearSpace Safety Barriers Protect Pupils
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4
At-Home Play Gyms
At-Home Play Gyms
Brainrich Play Gyms Support Physical Activity & Cognitive Development at Home
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3
Dynamic Classroom Seating
Dynamic Classroom Seating
Studio Lancelot's Active Classroom Collection Supports Movement
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2
Self-Unboxing Puppy Toys
Self-Unboxing Puppy Toys
Present Pets Puppies are Soft, Interactive & Unwrap Themselves
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1
Gen Z Streetwear Collaborations
Gen Z Streetwear Collaborations
H&M, Kangol and Mabel are Celebrating Self-Made Stars
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