Although the little ones are still pretty tiny, I’m always thinking about great toys and learning tools for them as they grow. One of the most fun ones that I’ve come across is the Pullo’man pull along kid’s ottoman.
Ashish Rajadhyaksha first got the idea for the Pullo’man while running MoonSoup, a neighborhood child development studio in NYC. After talking with lots of parents and guardians, Rajadhyaksha had the idea to make a toy that not only was imaginative but also educational. Thus, the Pullo’man was born.
With adorable names like Bubbles the Elephant, Omar the Lion, Henry the Turtle, and Sprinkles the Cupcake; Pullo’man kid’s ottomans allow children to create their own games while learning to appreciate and take care of their space in their home.
Sounds like every mom’s dream, (including mine): a toy that encourages creativity, independence, and responsibility. Each Pullo’man toy can act as a ‘companion on wheels’, storage container, coloring table, and a fun place to sit that is only theirs. Ideal for kids two years and older, Pullo’man toys are also great for early childhood development: hand-eye coordination, auditory and motor skills development, and creative play.
I’m sure the twins will love the Buttercup the Cow and Bella the Car Pullo’mans when they’re old enough. Which one is your favorite? What sort of fantastic creative and educational children’s toys have you come across lately?
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This is MUST read for those parents with tots that don’t like their veggies. Introducing the Super Sprowtz – really cute concept created by Radha Agrawal. Think “Sesame Street” of nutrition filled with a bunch of healthy veggie characters! Radha’s narration of each vegetable is meant to inspire children to get excited about nutrition and vegetables. I love that each Super Sprowtz character is given a special power turning them into a vegetable super hero:) What child wouldn’t enjoy that?
Meet Miki Mushroom, Zach Zucchini, Erica Egglant, Brian Broccoli, Colby Carrot, Oliver Onion, Gita Garlic, Samy Spinach, Suzy SweetPea, and Todd Tomato. So so so CUTE, right? I wish I can purchase these veggies as plush toys.
In reading about Radha’s background, the passion for educating nutritional lifestyle is quite evident. Before venturing in SuperSprowtz, she with twin sister Miki opened up SLICE, and organic pizzeria in New York. Miki opened a second SLICE location in the West Village and launched build your own ‘pizza kits‘ which are sold in selective supermarkets. I’m hoping my twins have the ‘super power’ minds of these twins!
Check out this adorable Super Sprowtz video (Beyonce’s version of loving veggies). Also stop by the site, SuperSprowtz.com. There’s tons of great stuff like, recipes, educational information, games, videos, and you can purchase the books there as well. You can also buy the Super Sprowtz collection at Amazon.com.
source: SuperSprowtz and YouTube
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There’s apps for everything under the sun these days. How you heard of the ‘Sari App‘? Yes, my sentiments exactly..there’s apps for those, too!!! Sariapp.com provides step by step instructions on how to tie your own sari.
Few years back when I got married, I actually think I could have used this tutorial. If you’re ever breaking-out a sweat draping a sari, this iphone app may just help you adjust to the concept of Indian Standard Time. I do find it to be a cute idea and very creative. Do you have more fun apps to share that our readers may like?
source: Sariapp.com via CNNgo
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My obsession for block printing is of course widely apparent on this site. It seems block printing designs has been coming my way in herds lately.
Well, here’s a little something to add to my list. What do you think? I think these stamps would make great looking vintage invites. Spotted over at The Asian Wedding Editors Guide. I would love to grab myself a set of these wooden print blocks for my next DIY project.
source: Harabu House and The Asian Wedding Editor’s Guide
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Hello readers. This blog is finally back from its hiatus! My much needed ‘little’ break turned into a hibernation, I guess. Been feeling a bit uninspired and needed to pull the plug from my mac. Thinking a couple weeks during the holiday may do the trick (Yeah, right!)…ended up being two months! Ooopsie.
Here is continuing our ‘Sweet Sounds’ series with an indian-influenced acoustic rock band The Beautiful Losers. Enjoy. Much, much more to come!
P.S. How flippin cute is the bands logo???? When I saw the baby krishna sitting next to his cowboy friend – both holding guitars, I couldn’t resist but to listen to their tracks! Indo-Canadian Raj Ramayya and Brett Boyd, a San Francisco native started their band in 2001.
source: YouTube – The Beautiful Losers
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