Accessories Photo Credit: Oliver Apt

7 Gift Ideas for the Kids

From you’re-secretly-learning gifts to some “just because” cuteness.

legobuildablebookendsDIY Design

Creativity and cool culminate in this set of Lego buildable bookends ($25)—perfect for little designers-in-training. Chapters Indigo, chapters.indigo.ca

lil_fox_blanketBest in Binky

Made and designed in Calgary, the Lil’ Fox Shoppe baby blanket ($125) is the kind of gift that gets passed down through the generations. Plum Home and Design, Edmonton, plumhomeanddesign.com

luxe-faux-fur-bootiesSherpa Chic

These plush, yeti-fab faux fur booties ($35) are so luxe, you’ll wish they came in grown-up sizes. Restoration Hardware, rhbabyandchild.com

osmoswonderkitboxesTeaching Tech

Fostering the next generation of game designers, Osmo’s Wonder Kit ($189) introduces coding to kids with tangible tools like word tiles and building blocks. playosmo.com

oliveraptblocksGift Blocks

This handcrafted, locally made Blocked Out wooden block set ($40) for tots is fantastically on trend in light oak and walnut stains. Oliver Apt., Edmonton, oliverapt.com

dilly-dally-bearTried and True Teddy

Covered in soft corduroy with a classic stitch-snout, this vintage-style bear ($25) is a modest confidant from a simpler time. Dilly Dally Kids, Vancouver, dillydallykids.ca

John Bedell PhotographyHoot Sweet

This owl-inspired Baby’s First Knitted Advent calendar (which looks like it was knitted by grandma) is so darling, you might want to keep it up year-round ($142). Pottery Barn Kids, Vancouver and Calgary, potterybarnkids.com

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