Whether you're playing with toys or food, these finds will keep you ahead of the game.
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Designer Duct Tape by Platypus

Rach says: "So long, silver! Designer Duct Tape by Platypus comes in four eye-catching patterns. like houndstooth and paisley."
 $10 each, spoonsisters.com

Rolls of Duct Tape with Patterns

Bobble Opener

Rach says: "A buck-toothed Bobble Opener wobbles around but won't fall down. (Oh, and it opens bottles really well, too!)"
 $5, kikkerlandshop.com

Fun Bobble Opener

S&P (Salt & Playtime) shakers

Rach says: "Salt and pepper are the building blocks of a great dish, so keep these SS&P (Salt & Playtime) shakers on the table as a playful reminder"
 $11, greenergrassdesign.com

Salt and Pepper Shakers

Godiva Chocoiste Carrot

Rach says: "The Godiva Chocoiste Carrot makes eating your "vegetables" a lot easier -- it's filled with candy-coated milk chocolate."
 $8, godiva.com

Godiva Chocolates in a Carrot Shaped Bag

Animal Book Indexes

Rach says: "Turn your home library into an organized petting zoo by sticking a few felt Animal Book Indexes on the shelf. Choose from giraffe, pig and reindeer silhouettes"
 $30 gizmine.com

Kids' Cooking Books

Green Toys Cookware and Dining Set

Rach says: "This Green Toys Cookware and Dining Set is made from recycled plastic milk jugs."
 $40 for 27 pieces, amazon.com

Colored Cookware

New Wave Chess & Checkers set

Rach says: "Take a New Wave Chess & Checkers set on your next road trip. The 3-D-like game pieces fit snugly into the 8-inch board, and can't be shaken out."
 $12 paradoxyproducts.com

Chess and Checkers Set

My A, B, C Vintage Fabric Letter Magnets

Rach says: "Nothing spells "charming" like My A, B, C Vintage Fabric Letter Magnets."
 $5, 800-896-7266 for stores

Letter Magnets

Wooden Picnic Cutlery

Rach says: "Ditch the plastic! Instead, pack a set of Wooden Picnic Cutlery for an alfresco meal."
 $8 for 10, conranusa.com

Picnic Cutlery