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Gift Guide: For the Kiddos

Are you feeling stumped on what to get your kids (or nieces and nephews, neighbors or friends’ little ones) for the holidays? Don’t wander aimlessly around a big box store for another tired present. Instead, support handmade retailers and give the kids a gift that could inspire their budding creativity with these picks from Meredith of mere designs. Meredith has found great gift ideas for babies to teens. Today we'll see what she has in mind for babies and toddlers. Check back soon for her picks for the older kids.

By Nest Designs

Batter up! Dress your little Rangers fan in this cotton onesie decorated with red felt stitching. Tennis and football fans can also find similar onesies for their athletic offspring.

By Regal Cottage

This ViewMaster Teether has the retro styling of the original ViewMaster reels, and it's safe for the youngest of babies, as it is made of smooth maple wood sealed in natural beeswax.

By mere designs

Delight your little one’s eyes with high-contrast, bold designs of these paper mobiles, hanging from above. They may also buy you some extra time on the changing table once the little one starts to resist your diaper-changing efforts! Custom designs are available to coordinate with any nursery theme or color scheme, as well.


By Three Yellow Starfish

Get your little girl ready for a photo with Santa in this lovely, reversible pinafore. Available in sizes 6 month, 9 month, 12 month, 18-24 month or 2T; or, for an additional $3 for extra fabric, order sizes 3T to 6 as well. Matching bloomers are available (of course!)

By Regal Cottage

Soft enough to nap next to or bring along in the car on the trip to grandmother’s house, this set of Russian nesting dolls is bright, colorful, and sure to make your toddler happy for hours of play. Regal Cottage also sells the dolls individually or in smaller sets. Each doll is made from organic cotton, designer fabric, premium hypoallergenic Ingeo fiberfill, and eco-felt with hand-stitched faces.

By 3dot4

As your little smartiepants learns his alphabet and numbers, reinforce it with this colorful print made from an original painting of the numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. The design is 10”x10” but fits nicely in a 12”x12” frame.

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