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STUFF WE LIKE: COOL CREATIVE PRODUCTS FOR KIDS - NOVEMBER 2010

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by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: stuff we like, new and noteworthy, new products, kids, children, creative, Pig Tales, Super Mario Bros, Re-Stik, chalkboard paint, Mess: A Manual of Accidents and Mistakes, Beautiful Oops, Dapper Dan, foodface,


Get Creative!

Help foster your child's creativity with these inventive new products that encourage whimsy.

 

Pickles' Pig Tales board game

 

 

The Tallest of Tales

Pickles' Pig Tales is never the same game twice: Kids help Pickles (the very hungry pig) make his way to Castle Feastalot by gradually concocting a silly and unique story; it also promotes memory. Ages 6 and up. ($32; www.simplyfun.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super Mario Bros Re-Stik wall decals by BlikDrawing Room

Scribbling on my bedroom walls? I was lucky I got to pick out my paint color as a kid! Let yours at it with these two decorating options that unleash your kid's inner artist.

 

The new Super Mario Bros. Re-StikTM graphic decals from Blik put Nintendo's popular video game on pause...till your boy decides to start resticking them, that is. ($75; www.whatisblik.com)

Benjamin Moore Studio Finish Latex Chalkboard Paint

 

 

 

 

With Benjamin Moore's Studio Finishes Latex Chalkboard Paint you can transform any surface into a working canvas for spur-of-the-moment chalk art - or daily reminders. ($14.95 per quart; www.benjaminmoore.com)

 

 

 

 

 

Mess: A Manual if Accidents and Mistakes by Keri Smith

Happy AccidentsBeautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg

Two new books celebrate the serendipitous joys of mistakes, inspiring kids to turn blunders into wonders. Mess: A Manual of Accidents and Mistakes by Keri Smith (Penguin) and Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg (Workman Publishing) nurture creative minds. ($13.95 and $11.95 respectively; www.bn.com)

 

 

 

 

Dapper Dan the Magnetic Man; foodface plate

 

 

 

Food Face

Yeah, mom, you recognize the face (it's Dapper Dan the Magnetic Man!). Watch with delight as your progeny paints with gravy, shapes green beans into brows, and just darn plays with her food. Ceramic; 8.5 inches diameter. ($14.95; www.mxyplyzyk.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also see: Cool Back-to-School Products for Kids
New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Moms (September 2010)

 


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