Cool Stuff

By Christine Davis

Manners & Co. Table Talk Conversation Cards
Encourage table conversation with this set that includes 135 cards split into seven different categories: philanthropy, community, world, school, friendship, family and self. Each card contains open ended questions designed to encourage conversations at the dinner table. It’s a great way to start talking about all kinds of subjects and connect as a family. Available at manners.co. $39.99

FunFlip Umbrella Stroller
Featuring fun animals, these strollers are designed for fun in the sun – the canopy rotates to shade children from all directions. For parents, the handles are taller for a more comfortable stroll and the lightweight frame folds compactly and easily for when you’re on the go. Available at Walmart. $39.97

Babyganics
Founded in the early 2000s, this line of personal care, diapers, household and laundry products for babies and their families is now available in Canada. The bath products are formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, artificial fragrances or dyes while the diapers are thin and comfortable. Choose bits and pieces or the complete line. Available at most major Canadian retailers. From $5.79

Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

Build a wand, learn to code and make magic with this kit, which is the first ever Harry Potter STEM product. Kids will enjoy step-by-step challenges inspired by the wizarding world, unlocked on the Kano app and shareable on the KanoWorld creative community. Available at kano.me/store/ca. $129.99

Fubbles Musical Bubble Unicorn
Fun for your eyes and ears, children ages 3+ will love blasting streams of bubbles this spring. Simply pull the trigger and the unicorn plays music and blows bubbles. Comes with premium bubble solution. Available at Mastermind Toys and mastermindtoys.com. $12.99

Orville Redenbacher Microwavable Popcorn
The whole family can enjoy delicious, certified vegan, snacks any time with ease with Orville Redenbacher Microwavable Popcorn’s new Simply Salted flavour. The popcorn is made with 100 per cent whole grain and available in six-pack format. Available at major retailers.  $4.49

Hemmahos rug
Help develop gross motor skills inside with this hopscotch rug. Measuring 63” x 39 “ it’s a great addition to a bedroom or play space and is neutral enough to go with any décor. Available at Ikea. $24.99

Goofy Foot Designs Spray Chalk 3 pack
Take sidewalk chalk to the next level with this chalk in a can. Children ages 8+ can spray sidewalks and lawns with these assorted bright chalk colours that wash off with water. Available at Mastermind Toys and mastermindtoys.com. $7.99

Danone yogurt
Danone has launched its first flavoured yogurt made with 100 per cent natural source ingredients and no added sugar or artificial ingredients. It’s made with 100 per cent Canadian milk and is available in blueberry, cherry, peach mango and  raspberry flavours in  4 x 100g packages and plain and vanilla flavours in 650g packages. Available at grocery stores. 4 x 100g $2.99; 650g $4.19