Britain’s offered us some useful things — like Beckham, independence, and the idea to put beans on toast.
The latest? Strollers by iCandy.
Already a hit in the UK, the modern buggy systems have crossed the pond with an array of colorful, multifunctional models designed to grow with your child.
Snap a car seat into the Apple, and a newborn is ready to roll; try the four-wheeler with ultra-smooth suspension and front- and rear-facing adaptability. Have an extra passenger? Upgrade to a Pear, a tandem for twins or one baby and one toddler. Add-ons like changing bags and rain covers help in a pinch.
With baby, there are always bumps in the road.
But now you can give her a little English.
Available at Babesta Cribz, 56 Warren Street, between West Broadway and Church Street, Tribeca (646-290-5508 or babesta.com).
A Song for the Horse Nation
What: This exhibit traces the history of horses from their role in the lives of Native Americans through today. Plenty of beadwork, paintings, and activities.
Why: It’s a great ride.
When: Sat.-July 2011. Mon.-Wed. & Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green (212-514-3700).
Eva Dean Dance
What: Kids ages 6 and up can explore a magical mystery world with a giant circus globe, flowing scarves, and more.
Why: It’s a step above.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.
Where: Joyce SoHo, 155 Mercer St., b/t Houston & Prince Sts. Tickets at 212-242-0800.
Peter and the Wolf
What: Dance, plus narration by British actor Brian Blessed, accentuate the Prokofiev classic.
Why: Follow your animal instincts.
When: Fri.-Nov. 29.
Where: The New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves. Tickets online at newvictory.org or 646-223-3010.
Photo: Courtesy of iCandy