This pushable unicycle made me giggle!
13) Learn to overcome the uncomfortable feeling of striking up a conversation with those around you! Try not to use your phone as a means of avoiding others.
Love #13 in Cameron Moll’s phone contract for his teenage sons. Grown ups should have to sign something similar.
The Solar Do-Nothing Machine by Charles and Ray Eames is one of the first devices to convert solar energy to electricity.
Next time someone wants to label you with something you’re not, just tell them you’re Fuzzy Yellow. This made me and my kids laugh.
This is is remarkably fascinating: Squid speak a unique, undeciphered language using their skin
Need to draw a circle but you don’t have a compass? This video will help!
Zuni Fellehner and Kirsten Fabinski are the creators of Kritzelbuch, German for Scribble Book. 80 lined pages to create designs in. I would love to have this during phone meetings as I am a notorious scribbler.
(I unfortunately couldn’t find it on their website, it might be so new it’s not up yet.) You can buy the book here.
My kids always want a bottle of water next to their beds at night. And often they knock it over and it spills. This is where Litecup comes in. It emits a blue glow so your kid doesn’t have to fumble in the dark. It allows you to drink from anywhere on the lid—there’s a 360-degree valve. And when you’re done, the valve locks automatically. So even if you knock it over, it won’t spill. Pretty cool!
Me asks kids 100s of questions about their feelings, their families, friends, school, and home, with words, pictures, photos, and sounds to create a vibrant, dynamic self-portrait.
Me aims to help kids build skills like self-awareness, social awareness, and emotional literacy. The app is based on research suggesting that the better kids understand themselves, the more able they are to be empathetic and understand others.