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Abby Cadaby Scarf Hat

  Abby Cadaby Scarf Hat  Are you a fantastic fairy in training looking to conjure up the perfect winter outfit? You need Abby Cadaby Scarf Hat from the NeatoShop. This magical accessory is both a knitted hat and scarf. It features your favorite Sesame Street character.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Winterwear.  Link

Cookie Monster Scarf Hat

Cookie Monster Scarf Hat – $44.95 Are you hungry for a new look? You need the Cookie Monster Scarf Hat from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun hat features your favorite Sesame Street character. The bottom of this adorable scarf hat doubles as a pair of mittens.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Winterwear! Link

Ladybug Day

(YouTube link) Teacher and numbers geek Ron Gordon tells me today is Ladybug Day! Gordon finds fun patterns in dates, and today is 10-11-12 (as we write it in the U.S.). The name was inspired by the above song from Sesame Street. The dates corresponding to the first, second, and third lines of the song have [...]

Elmo Face Sandwich Crust Cutter

Elmo Face Sandwich Crust Cutter – $3.95 Are you looking for a fun way to encourage your picky eater to dig into their meal? You need the Elmo Face Sandwich Crust Cutter from the NeatoShop. This great little device cuts the crust off the bread and makes the sandwich into the shape of Elmo’s face. It [...]

19 Videos That Make Learning Fun

Labor Day generally marks the end of summer and the start of a new school. These fun educational videos for all ages should ease the sting of returning to school and help make studying more enjoyable. History “Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage” by Soomo Publishing This might be our favorite: a fantastic, well-produced women’s suffrage parody of Lady [...]

The Missing Links: Weird Wikis

Happy 60th Birthday to Pee-wee Herman Paul Reubens, the man who plays everyone’s favorite eternal child Pee-wee Herman, is turning 60 years old today. And, according to this photo gallery, it’s serious business. As a huge fan of Pee-wee, I would encourage everyone to read 10 Facts About Pee-wee Herman and check out more information [...]

15 Awesome Kickstarter Projects

I love the site Kickstarter, which enables people to raise funds for all kinds of projects, from indie comic books to clothing lines to theater performances. Every time I browse through the projects, I notice just how many of them are the kinds of projects our readers would love–educational yet playful, quirky and scientific, fan [...]

11 Muppets Who Made 11 or Fewer Muppet Show Appearances

Everyone knows Beaker, Kermit, Rizzo, and Fozzie. It’s time we give lesser-known Muppets some love! 1. The Announcer Remember that silky, disembodied voice that moved us from one scene to the next? That was the Announcer. Although his voice was everywhere, he made only one camera appearance. 2. Gorgon Heap Gorgon Heap liked eating. A lot. Here, he does [...]

The Cast of Star Wars Sings “Call Me Maybe”

(Video Link) James Covenant clipped lines from all six Star Wars movies so that the characters sing Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” I gotta tell you, I had no idea Jabba the Hutt had such a good singing voice. -via Kotaku Previously on Neatorama: Sesame Street’s “Share It Maybe”

The Toilet Paper Factory

(YouTube link) A clip from the Sesame Street instructional video Elmo’s Potty Time, featuring music from nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot. He made it a fun factory tour! -via Bits and Pieces