Sweet, snuggly gifts for babies and toddlers — that moms and dads will appreciate too.

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Top baby and toddler gifts for the 2018 holiday season:

Meri Meri Banana Rattle

This soft baby rattle is carefully crafted from organic cotton with shiny gold thread and a sweet embroidered face. And it contains a bell that makes a gentle sound Baby will love. $20 at Flora & Henri (Pioneer Square) and florahenri.com

Aden + Anais Mickey’s 90th Birthday Classic Swaddle Set 3-Pack

The popular muslin swaddles are available in a special collection in honor of Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. The set features iconic artwork of Mickey through the years in metallic threads of silver and gold. $54 at adenandanais.com

The Future Is Female Baby Onesie

This adorably empowering hot-pink bodysuit is made of soft, 100 percent cotton, and comes in sizes for newborns to 12 months. $25 at rockscissorpaper.com

Baby Alive Sweet Spoonfuls Baby Doll

Baby Alive dolls are hot again, with bottles to drink and diapers to have changed. A range of skin and hair colors are available, as are boy dolls. $20 at major retailers

Silly Daisy Bandana Drool Bib

Drool happens. Pop on this stylish bib out of Portland and take it in stride. Absorbent organic cotton and bamboo keep Baby comfy and dry, while the modern pattern looks great and obscures stains. $15 at etsy.com/shop/sillydaisykids

Bootyland Organic Jackalope Pants
Bootyland Organic Jackalope Pants

Bootyland Organic Jackalope Pants

These fun and funky, gender-neutral pants were created in Seattle by Bootyland’s Nesh label and feature the mythical jackalope. Made from the softest organic cotton for newborn to 12 months, they pull on and off easily and add flair to Baby’s stroller style. $24 at bootylandkids.com

Salty and Sweet Design Laser Cut Orca Mobile

Majestic orcas watch over your child from this delicate mobile assembled by hand in Portland from slender wire and lightweight laser-cut silhouettes. $36 at saltyandsweetdesign.com

Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair for Life Set

Bring baby to the table, right from birth, in this clever new seat that attaches to the classic Tripp Trapp chair. It safely keeps Baby at eye level for mealtime family bonding, and can be adjusted with one hand. $119 at specialty baby stores and stokke.com

Caspar Babypants “Keep It Real”

Caspar Babypants’ 15th album keeps it real (fun) with 20 silly, happy, catchy songs you can enjoy alongside your kids. Local musician Chris Ballew has achieved cult status creating children’s music parents actually like, too. $10–$12 at Easy Street Records (West Seattle) and babypantsmusic.com

“Little Red Riding Hood of the Pacific Northwest”

Tacoma author Marcia Crews, who also wrote “Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest,” localizes another fairytale in her new book, set once-upon-a-time on the Salish Sea. Seattle artist Jeremiah Trammell’s fun, fresh illustrations make the story friendly and accessible to young locals. $18 at booksellers

Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set

Teach empathy and develop their imagination with this 24-piece set that includes a plush dog and cat, stethoscope, syringe and more. Ages 3 and up. $30 at major retailers

Minter Goods Denim Baby Booties

Little feet stay warm and cozy in these hip, modern baby booties handmade in Seattle from dark denim and brown faux-suede, and lined in super-soft fleece. Gathered elastic and two snap positions keep them securely on. $40 at Pike Place Market and etsy.com/shop/mintergoods