Once upon a time, in a city far, far away, a mobile for a child’s room was all bells, whistles, and garish colors.
But your kid is a New Yorker, and the last thing he or she needs hanging over the crib is more stimuli. Luckily, the Samara mobile by San Francisco-based Adrift — made from floaty, sculptural pieces of bent bamboo — is the perfect zentidote to city stress.
Choose whichever size (small, medium, or large) can properly combat life’s pressures and relax: It will endure through the nursery years.
Not to mention life’s later chapters.
What: Duo sings adult rock music for the kids.
Why: They bring all the boys and girls to the yard.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.
Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th St. (212-864-5400).
What: Mommy & Me classes invite both parents to get creative in the kitchen with their kids ages 3-6.
Why: It’s what you bake of it.
Where: Kidfresh, 1628 Second Ave., b/t 84th & 85th Sts. (212-861-1141).
When: Thru Dec. 21. Fri., 3:30 p.m.