Cool Stuff

By Sara Duck

 

Soothie Snuggle, Giraffe by Philips Avent

Keep your baby happy and soothed with this soft, light-weight stuffie and silicone pacifier set. Both easily detach for cleaning. $20. Babiesrus.ca

 

Grow N’ Glow Dinosaur Habitat by Creativity for Kids

Instil a love of growing plants from an early age with this dinosaur habitat garden kit. Potting mix, quick-growing chia seeds, dinosaurs, light up volcano, lava paint, glowing stones and more are all included. Kids will love seeing their garden come to life in three to five days and will get a kick out of watching the garden glow in the dark! $40. Amazon.ca

 

Take-along Tabletop Vehicle Set Town by Melissa & Doug

Easily portable toys are a parent’s best friend. We love this wooden playset complete with illustrated play surfaces, built-in road tracks and play pieces so that kids can let their imagination run wild. The best part? Everything folds up into a convenient carrying case. $40. Indigo.ca

 

Melamine Eat & Learn Gift Box by Design Letters

Feeding time just got a lot more fun with these melamine alphabet letter plates from Design Letters. The font was designed by famous Danish architect and designer, Arne Jacobsen and encourages children to learn while they eat. $51. Indigo.ca

 

Sew Your Own Donut Animals by Klutz

These adorable, easy to sew plushies will be a hit with older kids. Not only will kids learn how to thread a needle, they will also practise stitching and exercise their creative skills as they decorate each donut with a unique personality. $30. Mastermindtoys.com

 

Original Kids Peter Rabbit Wellington Boot by Hunter

Hunter has launched a Peter Rabbit Collection, and we can’t get enough. The collection includes women’s and kid’s boots and accessories for children. We know your little one will love splashing in puddles with these adorable blue waterproof wellies detailed with the always cheeky Peter Rabbit and his beloved veggies.  $75. Hunterboots.com

 

Throw Throw Burrito Dodgeball card game by Exploding Kittens

Take family game night to the next level with this card game and dodgeball game in one. You and your kids will have a blast collecting cards, earning points and throwing around squishy toy burritos in a bid to win the game. $35. Indigo.ca

 

 The Tea Party Adventure

In The Tea Party Adventure book, best friends Sicily and Paige embark on an exciting travel experience to Paris, France. While exploring the city, they speak some of the local language, visit iconic landmarks and enjoy traditional food. Through the pages of this book, young readers are encouraged to use their imagination to explore new places and cultures. $23. Indigo.ca