XNYS:KID Insider Activity 4 Filing - 3/9/2012

Effective Date 3/9/2012

FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
GOLDFARB MARC S
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
KID BRANDS, INC [KID]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
SVP AND GENERAL COUNSEL
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O KID BRANDS, INC., ONE MEADOWLANDS PLAZA, 8TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/09/2012
(Street)

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ 07073
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, $0.10 stated value per share 03/09/2012   A   8,750(1) A $ 0 53,223(2) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
STOCK APPRECIATION RIGHT $3.02 03/09/2012   A   26,250     (3) 03/09/2022 COMMON STOCK 26,250 $ 0 111,250(4) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
GOLDFARB MARC S
C/O KID BRANDS, INC.
ONE MEADOWLANDS PLAZA, 8TH FLOOR
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ 07073
      SVP AND GENERAL COUNSEL  

Signatures

 /s/ Marc S. Goldfarb   03/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents restricted stock units granted on March 9, 2012 pursuant to the Issuer's Equity Incentive Plan (the "EIP"), which vest ratably over a five-year period commencing March 9, 2013.
(2) Includes: (i) 12,000 restricted stock units granted on March 8, 2010 pursuant to the EIP, which vest ratably over a five-year period commencing March 8, 2011; (ii) 3,600 shares of restricted stock granted on December 27, 2007 pursuant to the Issuer's 2004 Stock Option, Restricted and Non-Restricted Stock Plan, which vest ratably over a 5-year period commencing December 27, 2008; and (iii) 7,899, 5,339, 7,203 and 8,432 shares of stock purchased under the Issuer's then-current Employee Stock Purchase Plan as of December 31, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008, respectively.
(3) Represents stock appreciation rights granted on March 9, 2012 pursuant to the EIP, which vest ratably over a five-year period commencing March 9, 2013.
(4) Includes: (i) 35,000 stock appreciation rights granted on March 8, 2010 pursuant to the EIP, which vest ratably over a five-year period commencing March 8, 2011 at an exercise price of $5.03 and expire March 8, 2020; and (ii) 50,000 stock appreciation rights granted on February 24, 2009 pursuant to the EIP at an exercise price of $1.53, which vest ratably over a five-year period commencing February 24, 2010 and expire February 24, 2019.

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