It's cold and rainy outside, and the last thing you want to do is take your kids out of the house. Keep your little ones cozy and entertained at home with everything from a cookie stamp to a D.I.Y. terrarium.
OmyColor It In
A whimsical paper mural - fit for a wall or floor - is a colorful distraction when you're stuck inside. Gingerbread men, unicorns, birthday cakes, parachutes, and airplanes come to life when you hand over a box of 64.
Available at omy.fr, $25.
Nothing warms up a home - or at least a kitchen - like cookies fresh from the oven. Mark them with a stamp to ensure everyone knows they were made from scratch.
Available at oeufnyc.com, $17.
Bare tree branches. Snow-covered streets. Is there anything alive out there? Let it grow indoors with a do-it-yourself terrarium. The kid-friendly kit is a mom-and-me science project that lasts all winter long.
Available at imaginechildhood.com, $38.
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Less is more when you're staring at the same thing for days on end. Stash errant toys, week-old newspapers, and dog-eared food magazines in organic cotton bins. If you get bored of the bin, it's reversible.
Available at fluf-design.com, $36.
Our little warmed up quickly to the idea of having an actual tea party when we served pint-size sips of Groove Tea's children's teas. Flavors such as warm apple pie blend familiar tastes (apple and nutmeg) with herbs such as rooibos, which aids in relaxation and digestion.
Available at groovetea.com, $9.
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