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It’s so easy to get caught up by all the the commercial toys out in the world and it always feels a little harder to shop local for kids. This is a curated gift guide and my hope is that this
Gift Guide for Littles – Shop Local YXH will help save you time and find timeless pieces to add into your collection.
Shopping local can be more expensive which means you might need to be more selective in the gifts that you give to your children. If you are ever looking for a great place to shop more sustainably for you, make sure to check out
Once Upon a Child | Facebook | Instagram.
Gift Guide for LITTLES – Shop Local YXH
| Little Jaimes Grey Facebook | Instagram
Hand making these bows since 2014, Little Jaimes Grey has been expertly making headbands and bows for babies and their Mamas.
| Deez Bows Facebook | Instagram
This mama of two makes the cutest little leather accessories. Deez Bows makes bows, earrings, keychains and so much more. What’s more fun than matching your babies bow to your earrings?
| Sadie Grace Co Facebook | Instagram
These are the perfect little reminders for the littles in your life. Sadie Grace Co makes these precious bracelets and would make for the perfect stocking stuffer.
Axton Apparel | Facebook | Instagram
I have been shopping at Axton Apparel for the last few winters. We are obsessed with her lightweight beanies and we love her little booties. Based out of Cranbrook, BC – you can place your orders throught her Facebook.
What is cuter than baby bangles?! Roset By Reid has something for the whole family.
| Parker and Posie Facebook | Instagram
Based out of Calgary, Ab – Parker and Posie makes eco friendly soft soled baby shoes.
| The Chew Crew Facebook | Instagram
Mixing function and adding a modern look to your childs teething needs. The Chew Crew makes soother clips, key chains and even mask straps.
| Unraveled Crochet Facebook | Instagram
These is just something about having your kids in a knit toque during the winter that just melts my heart. Unraveled Crochet, who is based out of Lethbridge, AB, offers a selection of different styles and fits.
Posh Panda | Facebook | Instagram
Posh Panda has been a long time favourite in our house hold. These little leather moccasins are made out of Lethbridge, Ab and will sure my your littles feet happy.
| Sewline Upholstery Facebook | Instagram
These locally made masks from Sewline Upholstery would make a great stocking stuffer for the kiddos. Clothing
| Whimsi.Co Facebook | Instagram
Add a little twinkle back into your kids life with pieces from Whimsi.co. Offering crew necks, T-shirts and clips you child is sure to enjoy these.
| Lil Mems Clothing Facebook | Instagram
Lil Mems Clothing specializes in upcycling and sewing is her passion. With the ability to use your old band or pop culture shirts, she can turn your old shirts into new pieces for your kids. What a special little keepsake.
| LCA Apparel Facebook | Instagram
LCA Apparel offers more than just kids shirts. Make sure you check out all the other amazing gifts she has to offer.
| Elimay’s Clothesline Facebook | Instagram
A specially curated collection of clothing that is sure to impress. Elimay’s Clothesline has the most darling little outfits for your littles.
| Little Warrior Co Instagram
Based out of Taber, AB, Little Warrior Co. is taking thrifted pieces and upcycling them to make unique, one of a kind pieces of clothing for your littles.
| Millie’s Little Closet Facebook | Instagram
Millie’s Little Closet is based out of Calgary, Ab with roots to Medicine Hat. Specially selecting lasting pieces for her collection, along with supporting other #mombosses, you are sure to find a beautiful piece on her site. Toys
Tiny Wooden Treasures | Facebook | Instagram
Making all natural eco friendly wooden toys for your littles. Tiny Wooden Treasures is the place to find timeless toys for your kids. Available at Top Knotch Downtown.
Hafsew Creations | Facebook | Instagram
Hafsew Creations specializes in felt toys for your kids. Along with some knit and crocheted good you are sure to find the perfect addition to your toy collection. Available at Top Knotch Downtown.
Little Bugs | Facebook | Instagram
Allowing kids to think outside the box is so important for their development, why not switch things up a bit and get them these amazing wooden rocks from Little Bugs. Perfect for hand eye coordination and problem solving these will give you endless hours of play. Available at Top Knotch Downtown.
A&H Dolls | Facebook
Offering these beautiful dolls, A&H Dolls can even make them into memory dolls using your old clothing. How sweet.
The Zen Zone | Facebook | Instagram
Helping kids regulate their feelings and senses is hard to navigate sometimes. But The Zen Zone offers advice, tools and toys to help.
Mommy & Me Learning | Facebook | Instagram
Taking the guess work out of play time for your kids, Mommy & Me Learning offers thoughtful wooden play sets to entertain you children for hours.
Wooden Wishes MH | Facebook | Instagram
Offering so many amazing wooden creations, Wooden Wishes MH will sure to please this holiday season.
West Prairie Designs | Facebook | Instagram
Specializing in knit and crochet, West Prairie Designs offers many accessories as well as toys.
Tiny Pine Designs | Facebook | Instagram
Tiny Pine Designs has these adorable Color your own Ornament this holiday season. Be sure to check out their sister company Knotty Pine Designs to see other holiday activities. Available at Top Knotch Downtown.
The Schlenker Girl’s Crayons | Facebook | Instagram
Two of the sweetest girlies I know, started collected old crayons and upcycling them to sell. Please dm their Momma through her Facebook to order – 12 for $2
| Carrot & Co. Facebook | Instagram
Based out of Calgary, AB Carrot & Co, has squishy and soft one of a kind handmade stuffies.
| Yummy Bubbles Facebook | Instagram
How cute are these bath bombs?! My kids are obsessed. Yummy Bubbles is located in Brooks,AB but is available for purchase at The Chic Crafter.
HeartFELT Kids Kreations |
Facebook | Instagram
These are so precious. They basically look real. HeartFelt Kids Kreations, specializes in handmade pretend toys for kids that look good enough to eat. Head to The Chic Crafter to pick some up in store.
Loucetta’s Critter Co | Facebook | Instagram
A bunny in a tutu? I can’t. Loucetta’s Critter Co is based out of Lethbridge creating these one of a kid dolls.
Sudlicious | Facebook | Instagram
Everyone needs some good bath products as bath bombs are always a good choice as a gift. Sudlicous makes these by hand and they are available for purchase at Top Notch Kustom Creations. Activities
| Renew Dance Facebook | Instagram
Gift the gift of dance this holiday by signing up the littles in your life at Renew Dance. Offering a selection of different classes in a more casual setting, it’s a great way to offer an experience to the kids in your life.
| Willowbend Equestrian Facebook | Instagram
Why not put a pony under the tree this year? Willowbend Equestrian offers different levels of equestrian training as well as boarding just outside city limits.
| Early Readers Academy Facebook | Instagram
Give the gift of reading with Early Readers Academy. Offering an assortment of programs and mini lessons encourage you kids to become the confident readers they deserve to be. Head over to their website to find out more.
| Sensational Path Sensory Bus Facebook | Instagram
I don’t know about you but this year has brought on a whole new world of challenges, give yourself the gift of asking for help by contacting Sensational Path. She is an OT who can help understand your kids behaviour as well as offering a great experience. The Sensory bus is, available for birthday parties too. Head to her website to find out more. Brick & Mortar
Bumble Boo | Facebook | Instagram
Bumbleboo has been a hot destination for new and seasoned moms a like. You will easily find selection of toys that will make it hard to pick just one.
| Baby Laurel Co Facebook | Instagram
Based out of Lethbridge, AB Baby Laurel Co. offers a great selection of items for mama and baby.
Top Notch Custom Kreations | Facebook | Instagram
Taking all the guess work out of shopping local, Top Notch Custom Kreations showcases many local makers as well as offering creative workshops.
| Runwayz Boutique Facebook | Instagram
Runwayz Boutique offers a large selection of kids & women’s fashion. With toys and gifts in store, you are sure to find a great gift idea in store or on their website.
The Chic Crafter | Facebook | Instagram
The Chic Crafter just opened their new location in Redcliff, AB. Offering a large selection of amazing local shops this is a great one stop shop for gifts for the whole family. Kids Room Decor
By Breezy | Facebook | Instagram
Specializing in dried flower memorial pieces, By Breezy puts her heart into her pieces and you can tell. Offering baby mobiles, mosaic birdhouses and sun catchers – her pieces are sure to add a little something to any room.
Rhue and Rae| Instagram
Offering beautiful yarn creations, Rhue and Rae’s rainbows would be such a sweet gift. Based out of Lethbridge, AB.
| Isla & Evelyn Instagram
There is just something about having the perfect blanket for your littles and if you’re anything like me you like to find unique pieces for them. Based out of Lethbridge, AB, Isla & Evelyn has the most beautiful fabrics for her blankets, you can tell so much thought and care is put into her work.
Knotty Pine Designs | Facebook | Instagram
Why not add a little personalization into your kiddos room with one of these custom wall hangings from Knotty Pine Designs.
Krista’s Kreations Embroidery | Facebook
These hooded towels are one of my favourite gifts to give. Krista’s Kreations towels definitely brings more fun to bathtime. Grandparents, pair this with a swim pass and you’re set!
| Miss Moo DIY Facebook | Instagram
Add a little something extra to your kids rooms with they custom galaxy prints from Miss Moo DIY.
From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much for taking the time to read through my
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Happy Holidays xoxo
BONUS GIFT GUIDE – My friend Holly over at The Van Dorp Family launched her Ultimate Stocking Gift Guide make sure to go check it out. It’s featuring many small shops.
If you are a local business and would like to be featured in the future or you would like to work together, please feel free to contact me on Instagram or send me an email. – Jenelle