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Best Gifts of 2009: 7 Great Things for Kids

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Best Gifts of 2009: 7 Great Things for Kids

The best stuff for kids we saw at the 2009 New York City Gift Fair like cool kid jewelry, fun little toys, room decor and more. Everything will be available this year online and in stores nationwide.

These out-of-the-ordinary, handmade dolls from Ige will add artistic flair to your kid’s bedroom — even if it’s a really, really messy bedroom.


(Ige, igedesign.com)

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We love these quirky wind-up toys. Kids build them and then let them hip-hop all over the place.


(NYCity Limit, nycitylimit.com)

Plus:

12 Gifts For Your Best Friend

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5 Gifts For Dad

5 Gifts to Bring to a Party

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Shains — customizable bracelets — are cool because they are made completely recycled materials, and some of the profits go to environmental organizations. But what makes them great is that kids can personalize them with their own messages by clipping on letters to spell out their names, funny phrases, and whatever they feel strongly about.


(Shains, shainsware.com)

Plus:

12 Gifts For Your Best Friend

12 Gifts Moms Want

5 Gifts For Dad

5 Gifts to Bring to a Party

5 Baby Shower Gifts

7 Ways to Treat Yourself

Know a little girl who needs a fun wallet or change purse? These are so cute she just might be able to keep track of hers. The ones with the key chain attachments are perfect for lunch money or house keys.


(Lavishy, lavishy.com)


Plus:

12 Gifts For Your Best Friend

12 Gifts Moms Want

5 Gifts For Dad

5 Gifts to Bring to a Party

5 Baby Shower Gifts

7 Ways to Treat Yourself

They’re not quite a barrel-full, but hanging these five little monkeys in any room will make it more fun.


(Ige, igedesign.com)

Plus:

12 Gifts For Your Best Friend

12 Gifts Moms Want

5 Gifts For Dad

5 Gifts to Bring to a Party

5 Baby Shower Gifts

7 Ways to Treat Yourself

Peculiar Pets look as if they’ve jumped right out of a cartoon. Kids will love the buggy eyes, funny expressions, vibrant colors, and snugglyness. They’re hand sewn with repurposed vintage textiles, so you can be sure they’re made with a whole lotta love.


(Peculiar Pets, knockabout.net)

Plus:

12 Gifts For Your Best Friend

12 Gifts Moms Want

5 Gifts For Dad

5 Gifts to Bring to a Party

5 Baby Shower Gifts

7 Ways to Treat Yourself