Cool Stuff

By Christine Davis

Baby Gourmet finger foods
This corn and rice-free snack is made from 100 per cent organic ingredients including lentils and chickpeas, tummy friendly probiotics, plant based proteins, essential vitamins and minerals. They’re a delicious snack for self-feeders and available in Carrot Sticks and Tomato Basil Slices. Available at major retailers, well.ca and amazon.ca. $3.99

Banana Boat Kids Sport Stick SPF 50+
Get convenient on-the-go sun protection with this sunscreen stick that features PowerStay Technology that locks active ingredients in place. The lightweight and non-greasy formula is also water and sweat resistant for up to 80 minutes and designed especially for kids. Available at major retailers. $10.99

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10-second Challenge game
Bring all the fun from the best-selling, award-winning book series to life. Play as characters from the book series and race to be the first to get around the board. Available at Amazon. $25

Ginormous Unicorn Yard Sprinkler
Better looking and more fun than your old sprinkler, this ginormous six-foot tall unicorn will get the whole family wet this summer. A great addition to parties. Available at Matermind Toys and mastermindtoys.com. $79.99

Bunch O Balloons Self-Sealing Party Balloons
With this product you can have as many party balloons as your heart desires. Fill, tie and string 40 balloons in only 40 seconds by attaching the balloons to the Electric Party Pump and pressing go. Available at Walmart. Starter pack $24.99; Refill $14.99

Bubblecycle
Push the Gazillion Bubblecycle over the grass, sidewalk or driveway and as the motor spins, the bubbles will start to fly. A no-leak bubble chamber prevents messy spills. No batteries required. Available at Walmart and Toys R Us. $19.99

Outside Inside Backpack Racket Set
Play badminton, tennis or invent your own game with this set that includes two lightweight racquets, one inflatable tennis ball, one foam ball, a badminton bird plus a pump and carry bag. Available at MEC. $37.95

Who’s Your Llama
The latest addition to the unboxing craze, Who’s Your Llama offers a collection of llamas bursting with personality. Each llama comes in a reusable camper with a collector’s guide. There are 24 to collect. Available at Toys R Us. $8.99

Gear Head
This new line of collectible vehicles put a different spin on unboxing. You’ll open the box using the included diecast metal tools, release your wheel and rim set to discover which mystery vehicle you have and insert and turn the key to launch it. Available at Toys R Us. $14.99

TinkeringLabs
These kits from Tinkering Labs enable kids to challenge their problem solving capabilities while pushing their creativity to empower them with invention and project-based learning. A great STEM learning product. Available at tinkeringlabs.com and Amazon.ca. From $55