Caran D’Ache Pencil Set

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I was just browsing the NEW section on the MoMA Store site and noticed this colored pencil set by Caran D’Ache. These are the coloring pencils I grew up with. Who knew they are MoMA Store worthy! Made me smile!

8 Lessons from Mister Rogers

I didn’t grow up with Mister Rogers, but his advice rings true even as a grown-up. Better late than never.

Exploding Plants

Slow-motion footage of “exploding plants” compiled by the Smithsonian Channel. Mind blown!

(via Laughing Squid)

Make your own LEGO Gummy Bricks

Grant Thompson shares a tutorial on how to make completely edible gummy LEGO bricks and figures using a mixture of corn syrup, Jello, and gelatin.

(via colossal)

Clair De Lune

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How incredibly cool is this oversized, glow-in-the-dark moon wall sticker?

Synchrony

Synchrony

Synchrony made me look. It is a music therapy platform that helps parents and children with autism develop intimacy and promote understanding with each other through improvised music play.

I want to touch it.

Simple Machines by Tinybop

Simple Machines is the latest app by Brooklyn based Tinybop. The app allows you to explore the playful side of physics. Just like all their earlier apps, Simple Machines is *beautifully* illustrated and thoughtfully executed. Team Tinybop continues to create apps that I *want* my kids to play with; Educational, fun, and well-designed. Two swissmiss thumbs up!

Rainbow Cake

Rainbow Cake

How can you not fall in love with this rainbow cake?

Pastello Draw Act

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“Here’s your crayon-helmet and your crayon-rollers-skates”, now go draw. What a fun project by Mathery Studio!

A spider’s heART.

A spider’s heART is a kid’s artbook for adults. And vice versa.

Tinybop: Robot Factory

I have been anticipating the Tinybop’s Robot Factory release for months! The day is finally here! Build a robot and then see them walk, or not, depending on how your construction skills hold up. So much fun! Who doesn’t love to build robots? Exactly.

Bike Seat and Stroller in One

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Only a concept at this point but seriously brilliant: Påhoj is a bike seat and stroller in one.

Spaceship Canopy

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I totally want this Spaceship Canopy in my new office. So much fun!

Socks With Faces

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Today I brought home some Chatty Socks, socks with faces. Haven’t seen my kids this excited in a long time. (I think they’re pretty cool too!)

Creatures and Features

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This customizable monster shirt by Creatures & Features put a smile on my face. What a great gift for little ones.

At Home Conveyor Sushi

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What kid wouldn’t love this at home conveyor sushi?

Every Child’s Dream

While his wife was out shopping, YouTube prankster Roman Atwood filled the entire bottom floor of their house with plastic balls. I love this.

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Now you can draw with emojis. My daughter’s head will explode when I show her this later tonight.

Waterballoon Fight Anyone?

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Josh Malone has created Bunch O Balloons, a single-use device that allows you to fill up 37 balloons in roughly 20 seconds. Waterfight!

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Santa Tracker

Santa Tracker

My kids are happy know they can track santa. Talk about things that didn’t exist when I was a kid.

(via Bernadette)

A Simple Trick That Makes Batting Around Balloons More Fun

I am so doing this with my kids this weekend.

(via Laughing Squid)

Tattly Subscriptions

Tattly Subscriptions

Did you know Tattly sells Subscriptions? Give someone the gift of 3, 6 or 12 months of Tattly showing up at their door.

3D Space Cookie Cutter

3D Space Cookie Cutter

Love this 3D Space Cookie Cutter.

(via Joanna’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide)

TACO TRUCK!!!

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My studiomate Mans just launched the OTO Taco Truck. (You might have seen the Icecream truck from last year) I don’t know about you, but my son’s head will explode when he gets this for the holidays. Goes perfectly with his favorite book Dragons Love Tacos.

PS: Use SWISSMISS at checkout and get 10% off.