From you’re-secretly-learning gifts to some “just because” cuteness.
Creativity and cool culminate in this set of Lego buildable bookends ($25)—perfect for little designers-in-training. Chapters Indigo, chapters.indigo.ca
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
These plush, yeti-fab faux fur booties ($35) are so luxe, you'll wish they came in grown-up sizes. Restoration Hardware, rhbabyandchild.com
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
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
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
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