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Saturday November 21st, 2015

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It’s Christmas season and windsoriteDOTca is putting a bright light on some great local businesses for all your shopping needs. We’ll be focusing on different types of businesses to find the perfect gifts from now until Christmas.

Gifts for Babies and Children

Finding unique and creative gifts for little ones can be a challenge. Here are some ideas for shopping locally for babies and children.

Sweet Pea’s Children and Maternity

4112 Walker Road

Sweet Pea’s Children and Maternity carries many new items, such as WubbaNub pacifiers, but specialize in carrying gently used toys and clothes. They have a great selection of holiday wear – onesies, pajamas, and dress up outfits for boys and girls.

See our profile of Sweet Pea’s Children and Maternity.

Sweet Pea’s Children and Maternity

From Bean to Sprout

3749 Tecumseh Road East

From Bean to Sprout carries gently used clothing, books, and toys. They also carry an assortment of locally made items for children and babies, such as wall art, soother clips, bibs, fancy hair clips to finish off a holiday look for little girls, and bow ties for little boys dressing up for the holidays.

See our profile of From Bean to Sprout.

From Bean to Sprout

The Kids Shoppe

2950 Dougall Avenue

The Kids Shoppe has a large selection of gently used children’s clothing, toys, books, and a large selection of brand new Melissa & Doug toys. If you’re looking for holiday outfits they have plenty of party clothes in excellent condition.

See our profile of The Kids Shoppe.

Photo Courtesy of The Kids Shoppe.

My Little Baby Shop

161 Tecumseh Road West

If you know someone having a holiday baby, My Little Baby Shop specializes in putting together “diaper cakes” – diapers and other gifts made to look like a tiered cake. They have plenty of other gift basket options, baby clothes and toys, and other unique items for babies and parents.

See our profile of My Little Baby Shop (formerly My Little Favour Shop).

My Little Baby Shop

Karen’s 4or Kids

1647 Ottawa Street

With over 60 years of experience, Karen’s 4or Kids are experts when it comes to children’s footwear. The well-trained staff can help properly fit shoes for babies taking their first steps to older children who may require adult sized shoes. Gift certificates are ideal to ensure proper fit.

See our profile of Karen’s 4or Kids – Coming Soon!

Karen’s 4or Kids

HighJinks Indoor Playcare and Imaginarium 

13496 Tecumseh Road East, Tecumseh

If you’re shopping for little ones who already have too many toys, gift certificates to indoor play centres are a creative option that kids will love. HighJinks caters to both toddlers and older children with their playhouses for little ones and a large climber and slides for older children. In 2015 HighJinks introduced their HJ Gaming Room where children 6+ (and parents too) can play games in their state of the art computer gaming room. Gift baskets and candy bouquets are also available for children and adults.

See our profile of HighJinks Indoor Playcare and Imaginarium.

HighJinks Indoor Playcare and Imaginarium

Yoyo’s Family Fun Centre

4451 Tecumseh Road East

Yoyo’s Family Fun Centre is an excellent place to bring restless kids during the cold winter months. Gift certificates are great to slip into Christmas cards or to use as stocking stuffers. Just this past summer Yoyo’s added some new additions to their playspace.

See our profile of Yoyo’s Family Fun Centre.

Yoyo’s Family Fun Centre

Springz Trampoline & Amusement Park

Another great gift card idea to get the kids active during the winter months is Springz. New in 2015, the indoor amusement park features 70+ trampolines complete with basketball nets and foam pits. The park also has indoor go-karts, glow golf, and arcade games.

See our profile of Springz Trampoline & Amusement Park.

Springz Trampoline & Amusement Park

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