Surprise the little ones in your life with one of these delightful gifts this holiday season.
1. Doorway Puppet Theater: Kids (and adults!) are inundated with screens these days. Cultivate creativity by giving children a puppet theater for some imaginative, unplugged play. $50, Becky & Me Toys, 620 Grove St., Evanston, 847-492-1030
2. Monkey Canvas Messenger Bag: Boys and girls alike will love stashing schoolbooks or sleepover supplies in this playful messenger bag. $30, Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony, 1917 Central St., Evanston, 847-866-6292