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Woopsies Ice Packs for Oopsy Daisy Falls

Cold Comfort for Skinned Knees

whoopsies ice packs!

The menu for summer’s outdoor adventures: a skinned knee with a side of frozen peas and carrots.

Give your clumsykins something a tad more satisfying with Woopsies, soft-as-a-worn-in-beach-towel ice packs for owies. Available in six quirky characters (we’re partial to the blue Zibble), the little guys are just the right pals to restore order to a sunny day.

In lieu of liquid or gel, the beanbag-like sack is filled with buckwheat seeds. Simply put it in the freezer or microwave prior to use, and the seeds hold the cold/heat for up to 30 minutes. Should a few icky blood drops spatter about, pop off the cover and machine wash.

Because ice cream and watermelon are all she has the appetite for.

Available online at bucky.com, $9.

this week in atlanta!

DIG IN
Taste of Alpharetta

What: Snack on eats from more than 65 restaurants, plus train rides and slides for kiddos.
Why: Little foodies work up an appetite at the roller coaster obstacle course.
When: Thurs., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 1825 Old Milton Pkwy., at Wills Park, Alpharetta. Admission is free.

BLOSSOM
Magic Mondays: Springtime in Bloom

What: Sprouts (18 mos.-5 yrs.) take a stroll through Atlanta History Center’s gardens and participate in educational activities.
Why: The seasonal crafts are right up your flower child’s alley.
When: Today, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Buckhead (404-814-4000). Adults $6.50; children, $5.50.

WATCH
How to Train Your Dragon
What: Take a blanket and chairs and settle in for a free movie on a huge inflatable screen.
Why: Games and face painting beforehand sure beat previews.
When: Sat. Games, 6 p.m.; movie, dusk.
Where: Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old U.S. Hwy. 41, Kennesaw. Info at 770-422-9714.

Photo: Courtesy of Bucky

LOCATIONS
Swift-Cantrell Park
3140 Old US Hwy 41
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Taste of Alpharetta
1825 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30009
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-814-4000
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