From meal planning to family planning and everything in between, Pinterest is filled with all the ideas you could ever need—75 billion, to be exact! And, thanks to a little *magic* we have a pretty good idea of what words you’ll be typing into the search bar next year.
In the newly released Pinterest 100 for 2017, the folks behind the scenes waded through all the analytics they could get their hands on to determine the coolest emerging trends, including the top 10 parenting trends.
So you can stay on the cutting edge, here’s your sneak peek at what the mamas in your moms’ group may be talking about in the coming months. . .
Creative finger puppets with interesting stories to tell are making a comeback! Best of all, you can make another activity of crafting new characters.
Pro tip: Thanks to a brilliant new feature, you can now check off the pins you’ve tried and include notes about whether it was a success or fail!
4. Woodland Nursery Design?
A variation on last year’s mega popular “gender neutral nursery” trend, rooms that transport your little ones to the forest are popular among moms of boys and girls.
5. Development Through Play ?
Activities that seem like play to your little one, but big learning opportunities to you? Win-win! It’s easy to see why classics such as finger painting, wooden blocks and musical instruments are popular all around.
Be sure to check out the full Pinterest 100 to see the latest trends for style, home, beauty and more!
8. Virtual Reality Gear
Popular with adults and kids, virtual reality gear offers easy entertainment options—including some that work directly with your smartphone. (Last-minute gift ideas, anyone? ?)
9. Learning Spanish
With a 305% boost, making your home bilingual appears to be the biggest parenting trend of all. Can you say, “Muy impresionante”?
10. Road Trips
From survival tips to car-friendly activities, ideas for hitting the open highway with family in tow is up this year—and we probably have low gas prices to thank for that!
2. Fairy Gardens ?
Adding miniature cottages and whimsical features to the potted plants sitting out back is not only a great way to involve little ones with gardening, but also encourages their imaginations to run wild.
1. Story Starters
Look at you go, mama—finding new ways to develop your child’s creativity! Here, the name of the game is to promote your child’s natural imagination.
3. Homemade Popsicles ?
It’s easy to see why these simple treats are popular with moms and kids—so many recipes offer ways to sneak in some tasty fruits and veggies!
7. Classic Baby Names
Tried and true monikers may very well be the way of the future, according the the latest Pinterest trends!