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These Are The Top Parenting Searches On Pinterest In 2016 (So Far)

The year may be young, but Pinterest fans have been busy, busy, busy.

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In December, Pinterest released the parenting trends it predicted were going to blow up big in 2016.

In addition to gender-neutral nurseries, Pinterest's predictions included no-sew bandana bibs, indoor games you can DIY, and teaching kids to code.
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In addition to gender-neutral nurseries, Pinterest's predictions included no-sew bandana bibs, indoor games you can DIY, and teaching kids to code.

Of course, now that it is 2016, Pinterest can look at actual data instead of just making predictions, and today it announced the top parenting searches of the year so far.

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I know — the year is still early — but let's not let that spoil our fun.

So what are parents searching the most so far in 2016? According to Pinterest, these 10:

1. Create your own nebula in a bottle.

This easy DIY activity is perfect for space-loving kids.
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This easy DIY activity is perfect for space-loving kids.

2. Books parents should read to their kids before they grow up.

Where the Wild Things Are and The Stinky Cheese Man are a couple classics parents are cracking open with their kids.
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Where the Wild Things Are and The Stinky Cheese Man are a couple classics parents are cracking open with their kids.

3. No-sandwich lunch ideas.

Banish the bread.
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Banish the bread.

4. Bilingual Spanish/English apps and websites for kids.

Parents are using technology to teach their kids a second language.
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Parents are using technology to teach their kids a second language.

5. Firework salt paintings.

This incredibly cool painting can be made using things you more than likely already have around the house.
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This incredibly cool painting can be made using things you more than likely already have around the house.

6. Galaxy slime.

Sensory play was one of the trends Pinterest predicted would be big in 2016, and galaxy slime is the definition of cool sensory play.
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Sensory play was one of the trends Pinterest predicted would be big in 2016, and galaxy slime is the definition of cool sensory play.

7. Make your own jellyfish in a jar.

This is way cheaper than an aquarium — no wonder parents are searching it like crazy!
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This is way cheaper than an aquarium — no wonder parents are searching it like crazy!

8. Tabletop biospheres.

This one will require a trip to the tropical fish store, but it's amazing for teaching kids about science.
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This one will require a trip to the tropical fish store, but it's amazing for teaching kids about science.

9. Epic cardboard forts.

This top search makes me think parents are looking for something to do with all of the leftover boxes from the holidays.
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This top search makes me think parents are looking for something to do with all of the leftover boxes from the holidays.

10. Writing practice using shaving cream.

This no-mess activity is great for kids just learning to write, but you're going to need a whole lot of paper towels on hand.
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This no-mess activity is great for kids just learning to write, but you're going to need a whole lot of paper towels on hand.

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