This little piggy tripped over a half-dressed Barbie. This little piggy took a foot full of Legos. This little piggy got stubbed. And this little piggy got smart and cleaned up.
These new products put it away when playtime is done.
A heavy-duty cotton canvas sack ($45) gives piles of blocks, Matchbox cars, and trains a home. Simply pull the cord to close and store; plop it down on the floor to set the collection free.
Cate & Levi Woolly Wall Pockets
As playful as toys themselves, each one-of-a-kind wall pocket ($50) has real character. Hang one bedside to keep favorite books, buddies, and other trinkets within reach.
3 Sprouts Storage Boxes
We’ve long been fans of the company’s canvas storage bins and love that its new cubes ($28 each) have the same felt appliques. The boxes work as stand-alone catchalls, as well as drawers in a cubed storage unit.
And that’s something to oink about.
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What: Gather along Kelly Drive for free musical performances and artist-led workshops.
Why: Easily become an expert on Philly’s public art.
When: Thru Oct. 22. Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row; Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial Sculpture Garden, Kelly Dr., at W. Girard Ave. Info at 215-546-7550.
Motherhood the Musical
What: From preggers to empty nesters, women of all ages laugh out loud at the hilarious show.
Why: You’ve made peace with owning a minivan.
When: Thru Nov. 20.
Where: Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. (215-923-0210). Tickets at 800-298-4200 or online at comcasttix.com. Adults and children, $45.
Cafe Community Arts Festival
What: Do free crafts courtesy of The Clay Studio, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and others.
Why: The refrigerator door needs a new masterpiece.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St.
Photos: Courtesy of Swoop; Courtesy of Cate & Levi; Courtesy of 3 Sprouts