Fun gifts to bring joy to tiny holiday revelers, Christmas cuties — and all those around them.
“L” is for local; “E” is for eco-friendly.
Baby will be the hit of the park in this enchanting jacket with a pointed gnome hood and red-and-white polka dots. Handmade in Seattle from 100 percent cotton with a soft flannel lining and wooden buttons, it flares out to keep little thighs warm while outside. Sizes 6 months to 2T. $97 at Bootyland Kids (Wallingford) and etsy.com/shop/TinySeedApparel L
The latest title from beloved local paper artist and children’s author Hannah Viano (“S Is for Salmon”), this beautiful hardcover book explores the flora and fauna of the natural world. “A is for Acorn, B is for Bear, C is for Cloud,” are accompanied by poetic verses celebrating the joy of being outdoors. $17 at Elliott Bay Book Company (Capitol Hill) L
These inventive teething toys will delight babies and parents alike. Free of BPA, lead and phthalates, they’re entirely baby-safe — and, in shapes like Bacon, Baby-Q Ribs and an oversize lollipop, they’re absolutely hilarious. $10–$14 at Frock (Phinney Ridge) and littletoader.com
Northwest animal shapes fit into a canoe in this beautiful set made of natural pine. The sortable shapes are painted with original designs by Northwest Coast aboriginal artists from this Vancouver company. Ages 1 and up. $24 at Top Ten Toys (Greenwood) L E
This super-soft, 100 percent cotton one-piece does your state-pride bragging for you. Older-kid T-shirts are also available. $24 at locallygrownclothing.com
Brand-new Olibaby shoes are the first baby-shoe line to be fair-trade-certified. Handcrafted in Ethiopia from goat suede, they feature easy-on, easy-off Velcro closures and a reinforced suede sole. Available in five bright colors for sizes 0–24 months, packaged in a recycled wooden crate. $45 at REI E
Your toddler will love taking the wheel of this modern update of the tricycle. The ergonomically-designed cruiser has an adjustable steel frame that grows along with them. Rockin’ decals customize their ride, and it has a built-in handle for parents. Ages 2–5. $148 at amazon.com
Start the kiddos early on a love of camping. Land of Nod’s exclusive nightlight emits a soft glow as a reminder of summer traditions and family memories to be made. Lightbulb and 70-inch clear cord included. $59 at Land of Nod (University Village)
This durable — and adorable — inflatable toy stands 36 inches tall and has a plush cover made of 100-percent-recycled plastic bottles. Toddlers will have a blast interacting with it and trying to push it down, only to have it bounce back for more. Available in friendly elephant, whale and owl designs. For ages 2 and up. $50 at Bed Bath & Beyond E
Give a more literal meaning to the term “baby burrito” with this adorable baby blanket/swaddle, handmade in Vancouver from cozy fleece and flannel. Wrap Baby up in the tortilla shell, nestled among toppings of tomatoes, cheese and lettuce. Makes a memorable gift and a fun photo op. $63 at etsy.com/shop/AwesomeSauceDesigns L
Made of soft, organic cotton, these double-layered stroller blankets measure 30-by-36 inches and come in an array of enchanting woodland prints, such as trendy red foxes, prickly porcupines, big gray whales, dashing ducks and natural flora. Coordinating swaddles, onesies and more are available to make a lovely keepsake set. $45 at Camelion Design (Ballard) E
Step right up and see The Amazing Baby get food all over this fun set of 20 reusable, waterproof bibs. The “book” of bibs include five sideshow designs, including Tattooed Baby and Baby from Mars. Printed with Earth-friendly soy inks. $12 at fredandfriends.com