Toys and other treats for tiny tots
Keep It Clean
This adorable reversible bib, handmade by a Lancaster crafter, is generously sized and has a moisture-resistant layer between each piece of fabric, yet is still soft. The bib ($12) also comes in a smaller size as well as in Buckeyes and non-holiday designs.
Available at lilylimes, 7227 N. High St. (The Shops at Worthington Place), Worthington; 614-448-1222; lilylimes.com.
Round and Round
With SpinAgain ($29.95) by Fat Brain Toys, children can send six chunky, gear-like discs spinning down the spiral pole. Lift the pole off the base, watch them twirl off the bottom and start all over again. Recommended for ages 1 and older.
Available at Naturally Curious Kids, 13 E. College Ave., Westerville; 614-568-8590; naturallycuriouskids.com.
Jellycat makes absurdly soft stuffed animals that are adorable to boot. Pair this medium Bashful Bunny ($22.50) with the matching title from Jellycat Books, “If I Were a Bunny” ($12). The line also features a dog, penguin, moose, zebra, polar bear and giraffe.
Available at Fritzy Jacobs, 635 High St., Worthington; 614-885-8283; fritzyjacobs.com.
Pop and Play
This pint-size version of Fat Brain Toys’ Squigz line lets little ones get in on the action. pipSquigz ($19.95), for ages 6 months and older, is a set of three suction-cup-meets-rattle-meets-texture toys that tiny hands can shake, stick together or attach to smooth surfaces. Made of silicone, they’re also dishwasher safe.
Available at United Art & Education, 3622 Fishinger Blvd., Hilliard; 614-527-8508; unitednow.com.