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To you, it’s a green-tinted plastic bucket; to an infant, it’s a soothingly womblike hot tub that makes bath time a less squirmy situation (Spa Baby, $39.95 at Everything for the Baby, 4802 Glenwood Rd., at 48th St., Flatbush, Brooklyn; 718-339-6212). Plus, Hard Cards’ sweet designs make the droll barbs inside even funnier, and a sensitive iPod microphone.

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