BCLiving's editors have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for kids

BCLiving's editors have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for kids

Whether you're looking for clothes, toys or books this holiday season, we've got you covered.

Redfish Clothing Party Dress

Redfish Clothing Party Dress

Vancouver designers Lorraine Kitsos and Kristy Brinkle reference Asian influences to create beautiful kids’ clothing like this stunning party dress.

$84, redfishkidsclothing.com

Fisher Price Record Player

Fisher Price Record Player

This retro toy will excite parents as much as kids. Wind it up, drop the needle and listen to nursery rhymes on one of the five double-sided records.

$39.95, chapters.indigo.ca

Fait Pour Toi doll

Fait Pour Toi doll

 

Local designer Anne-Marie Bélanger hand makes each one-of-a-kind Fait Pour Toi doll with vintage fabrics and her grandmother’s buttons. If you order directly from her, she can embroider the child’s name on the back of the doll for an added personal touch.

$44.99, dillydallykids.ca
 

Prince Lionheart Chop Balance Bike

Prince Lionheart Chop Balance Bike

 

Recommended for two- to five-year-olds, this wood-framed scooter bike has wide rubber wheels to help kids practice balance until they are ready for pedals.

$155, boomersandechoes.com

My Secret Cravings earrings

My Secret Cravings earrings

Believe it or not, these adorable confections aren’t dessert – they’re kids’ jewelry made by local designer Heidi Liao.

$9.99, dillydallykids.ca

East Van T-Shirt

East Van T-Shirt

Kids can show off their local pride with this cotton T-shirt featuring Vancouver artist Ken Lum’s iconic East Van monument at the corner of Clark Drive and 6th Avenue.

$19.95, dandelionkids.ca

Cozy Classics

Cozy Classics

Introduce kids to the classics with these charming abridged stories by Vancouver-born twins Jack and Holman Wang. Creative writing teacher Jack pens the stories and Holman creates the felt scene imagery.

$9.95, kidsbooks.ca 

Bobs & Lolo Connecting the Dots

Bobs & Lolo Connecting the Dots

Vancouver children’s music duo Bobs and Lolo’s latest release will have kids singing, dancing and laughing as they are taught lessons about connecting with the world around them.

$14.99, bobsandlolo.com

Schoenhut Piano

Schoenhut Piano

 

Intended for children under five, this adorable toy piano includes a colour-coded chart to teach children how to play.

$225, thecrossdesign.com

Tricky the Raven Hand Puppet

Tricky the Raven Hand Puppet

Designed by Coast Salish artist Doug LaFortune, Tricky the Raven's moving mouth makes him the perfect companion for story time.

$22, kidsbooks.ca