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5 Big Predictions About Gen Alpha Kids

Kidscreen magazine recently released some predictions about the next generation of kids.

Gen Alpha is the newest generation to be identified. These are children born between 2010 to 2025.

There are currently more than 2.5 million Gen Alpha Kids being born each week. By 2024, there will be more than 2 billion of them.

They are the children in your ministry. These are the babies being gently rocked by your nursery volunteers. These are the toddlers who explore anything that can be grasped in their small hands. These are the elementary-age children who you will find giggling in the hallway at church. These are the pre-teens who are trying to navigate the newest cultural trends they are surrounded by.

Let's look at these predictions for a few minutes and identify the effect it will have on this new generation of children.

1. TikTok will rule.

Google has dominated for many years now. The answer to any question has been "Google it." The search for data has been "Google It." Google has been the leading platform where people can find basically anything in the world.

But that is changing. Google may be pushed over with today's kids who are flocking to social platforms that feature short, video clips. In 2022, there was a 125% increase in the number of kids (ages 10 to 18) who watch TikTok for informative information. 40% of Gen Alpha used TikTok in 2022. Kids in Mexico (68%) and Brazil (63%) led the way.

2. Video games will continue to dominate. 78% of kids ages 3 to 18 say they have played a video game in the last 3 months. Gen Alpha kids will continue to love playing video games whether it's on their mobile phone or tablet or the latest gaming system. One thing to note...their parents want them to have the same experiences that they did as children, s