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Gifts for Kids!

Updated: Nov 10, 2020

Endless creativity abounds when you give a child a toy - especially the offerings from these wonderful makers! And not a screen in sight :)


Wild Weka Designs Inspired by the “slow living” movement, Wild Weka Designs make products that encourage us all to slow down and savor our time and experiences. Products such as simple animal tails, hoods and cuffs allow children to play with no guidance and no rules. A felt dinosaur or fox tail encourages wonderfully imaginative games, stories and general silliness. And that is what being a child is all about.

54 Bones make up the human hand, and 54 Bones create every single individual piece of art with no two alike. Each piece is handmade from recycled wood or reclaimed and made into quirky hybrids of iconic pop culture figures ranging from Vikings to Spongebob and everything in between.

Baby Bird is all about creating fun items for kids using fun fabric prints. Baby Bird Bike Baskets are designed with play in mind, take your treasures on your travels. Also check out Baby Bird's brave brags, tooth pillows and heat packs.

Boutique Bunting specialises in creating vibrant and contemporary, hand-made fabric bunting, as well fun and original felt activities for children. These activities are long lasting and encourage independent learning, can be adapted to suit different developmental stages and they're affordable.

Dolls Clothing Co. makes quality doll's clothing and accessories that your wee one can use all by themselves. The collection consists of dresses, naps, knickers, bibs, front packs, pj's, sleeping bags and more.... Handmade to fit 14' and 17' dolls.

Emi & Lola is a design studio specialising in original handcrafted kids costumes and accessories consisting of felt facemasks, felt wings and tails, felt shields, felt superhero gear, coolness costumes and accessories made for both boys and girls. It's all about kids being kids, having fun, getting active, using their imagination, going on adventures, and learning about the world around them through make believe and creative play.

Create your own adventures...with imagination and creative play!

Littlest Pip Knits is a local Christchurch maker focused on high quality, natural and sustainable handmade knit and crochet products. Pip has an amazing range of adult accessories as well as plastic-free crochet toys for your little ones! Pip makes everything by hand and works hard to take a zero-waste approach to her making.

My Happy Crayons design and hand-pour novelty shaped crayons from non-toxic high quality wax. They also create crayon name sets, special messages and custom orders.

A positively creative gift. Ideal for birthday goodie bags, child-friendly wedding favours or colourful Christmas stocking fillers.

Nanemils are handmade toys created by Invercargill mother and daughter duo Sandy and Samantha. Their toys range from funky soft toys to felt food, carry along houses and more.

Encouraging imaginative play and fostering each child's creativity is the basis of the range.

Woodn't They Love It make beautifully hand crafted recycled timber toys. Toys to last a lifetime and for every age and stage of your child.

Zippitydoodah Handmade gifts for children and the home.

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