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6 THINGS THAT DE­LIGHT US THIS MONTH

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1. A Screw­driver Just for Toys

Take it from us, af­ter a sea­son of test­ing a few hun­dred toys: This Toy­driver elec­tronic screw­driver makes it eas­ier for us adults to help Santa. $10; bed­bathand­be­yond.com

2. Set-of-three Gloves

Um, for us, not the kids. We too of­ten lose just one, so this Pair and a Spare set from the Mu­seum of Modern Art is bril­liant! $32; mo­ma­s­tore.org

3. Slime Soap

What bet­ter way to get the kids pre­sentable? New from Avon Kids. $10; avon.com

4. Cool Pa­per Straws

The craze for biodegrad­able straws has led to a flood of fun (sturdy!) pa­per de­signs. With cute char­ac­ters or im­ages re­sem­bling bam­boo stalks, birch trees, and candy canes, th­ese (from Kikker­land, $3 for 12 an­i­mal straws or $9 for 144 printed straws) make ev­ery glass of milk feel fes­tive.

5. A Book About Civic Duty

Lit­tle ones may be amazed that women got the vote only 98 years ago. (TBH, we were!) Take your kid with you to the polls, then read Bold & Brave, by Sen­a­tor Kirsten Gil­li­brand, with il­lus­tra­tions by Maira Kal­man. $19; ama­zon.com

6. Lit­tle Le­bowski Sweaters

That’s how our news edi­tor de­scribes the fall de­signs at tea­col­lec­tion.com, a site she loves for her tot. Check out the de­li­ciously soft—and wash­able!—cot­ton col­lec­tion (this set is $69.50).

This Edi­tor Hack:

If you plan to get a live Christ­mas tree that you can re­plant, dig the hole now, be­fore the ground freezes!

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