Even if you don’t watch Shark Tank, chances are you’ve heard about the transformative powers of theSquatty Potty and unrivaled cleaning abilities of theScrub Daddy. But hidden between the show’s more well-known hits are dozens of equally clever-slash-absurd inventions that get less hype. Presented here, many of them are just perfect for this time of year.
KaZam Balance Bike Forget training wheels. This bike (for ages 2–5) helps new riders learn balance and control before moving up to a two-wheeler with pedals. From $70 at Amazon
Umara Z-Trail sandals Xero Shoes are inspired by the tire sandals of Tarahumara Indians and designed to be the ultimate in barefoot and natural walking. The owners turned down a deal with the sharks, yet Forbes reports sales are still expected to reach $3 million this year. $80 atXeroshoes
Rock-It 3.0 Turn literally any hollow object into a speaker with this 5-inch pod that translates your music into vibration sequences and bounces off whatever you have on hand. $20 atAmazon
Vurtego Pogo Stick For extreme pogo stickers only. This can launch you 10 feet in the air and holds the world record for highest jump on a pogo stick. The newest version, V4, came out this February. $439 atAmazon
Airbedz For sleeping out under the stars, and over a truck. $120 atAmazon