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A Better Play Station

Yes, we live in a Super Mario world, but kids still get joy from the tactile. A smattering of sparkly, sticky, and creatively bendable art supplies.


1. Creativity Street wiggle eyes, $2.50 at Lee’s Art Shop, 220 W. 57th St., at Broadway; 212-247-0110.

2. Turquoise felt, 21 cents at Pearl Home and Craft Center, 42 Lispenard St., nr. Church St.; 212-226-3717.

3. Cray-Pas oil pastels, $8.95 for set of twelve at Sam Flax, 12 W. 20th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-620-3000.

4. Creativity Street sequins and spangles, $3.99 at Lee’s Art Shop.

5. Neon-green felt, 21 cents at Pearl Home and Craft Center.

6. Fiskars Victorian paper-edgers, $6.50 at Lee’s Art Shop.

7. Sulyn Swirl red glitter glue, $3.59 at Paper Presentation, 23 W. 18th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-463-7035.

8. Chenille Kraft pack, pipe cleaners and pom-poms, $3.99 at Lee’s Art Shop.

9. Sulyn Swirl orange glitter glue, $3.59 at Paper Presentation.

10. Elmer’s 3-D washable glitter-glue pens, $5.66 for a ten-pack at Pearl, 308 Canal St., nr. Church St.; 212-431-7932.

11. Chenille Kraft glitter pom-poms, $3.99 at Lee’s Art Shop.

12. K & Company adhesive rhinestones, $3.95 at Paper Presentation.

13. Stardust confetti stars, $2.95 at Paper Presentation.

14. Nicole Rhinestone Connection rhinestones, $3.99 at Lee’s Art Shop.

15. Alex multicolored star crayons, $2.85 at A.I. Friedman, 44 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-243-9000.

16. Rose Art Stamp & Color markers, $4.19 at Kmart, 770 Broadway (entrance at Lafayette and E. 8th St.); 212-673-1540.

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