Fun Easter gifts for babies and toddlers

Miffy

From keepsake items to decorative decor, arts and crafts and books galore, here's a great selection of non-chocolate Easter presents for baby, toddler and you.

Great wooden toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

Voila Geo Crocodile

Want to avoid the noisy plastic toy aisle? Stick with these educational, fun, unique and long-lasting wooden alternatives.

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Toilet humour books for little kids

There is a Monster under my bed who farts

There's something about toilet humour and 3-year-olds - at an age where they're learning about the human body, this topic is an endless source of comedy. If your little one is captivated by bums, farts and wee, check out some of these books.

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Creative ways to upcycle your baby's cot

Corner bench & table

Here are some creative and practical DIY ideas for upcycling your baby's cot from Babyology. Visit Babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

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Cool Cozy Coupe modifications

Cozy Coupe John Deere modification

The classic Little Tikes Cozy Coupe gets a makeover with these homemade modifications. If there's not one lying around in your backyard or shed, grab one at the nearest garage sale - then let your imagination run wild!

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Kid's party theme inspiration

Fairy Party (Kelle Hampton)

We tracked down some incredible real-life parties by mum bloggers - from cars to construction, fairies and carnivals.

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You can now make your own plush Falkor

The toy is made from faux fur and a touch of glitter for added magic.

Staff writers Fans of The NeverEnding Story – of which there are certainly plenty – went crazy for these plush Falkors when they first went on sale last year.

Fit out your child's room with the new Wiggles furniture

It's both fun and fantastic; it's the new kids' bedroom range from Fantastic Furniture.

Suzi Catchpole Now your child can sleep in his or her very own big red car bed, with the launch on January 30, of Fantastic Furniture's new Wiggles bedroom range.

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Childcare essentials: what to buy when your child starts daycare

There are so many gorgeous products for babies and toddlers who are starting daycare.

Suzi Catchpole Whether your baby or toddler is off to daycare for the first time, or it's just the start of another year, you'll need to purchase some gear for a smooth start.

Cook Share Belong: the family-friendly charity cookbook

Cook Share Belong: all proceeds go to the Starlight Children's Foundation.

Suzi Catchpole This gorgeous toddler-friendly cookbook has just been released in time for Christmas, with all proceeds going to the Starlight Children's Foundation.

10 toddler playrooms that will blow your mind

The amazing playroom in the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem

Suzi Catchpole For many of us a playroom for our children is a pipe dream; for others it's a reality. Here are some playrooms that will blow your mind.

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Sweet and traditional toys from Moover

A selection of Moover toys

Suzi Catchpole Sweet wooden toys with Scandinavian style, your toddler will love the toys from Moover.

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Clothes for twinning with your kid

Pizza shirts from Etsy.

Suzi Catchpole If you love having a mini-me, we've hunted down the best clothing brands for twinning with your child, whether you're mum or dad, daughter or son.

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ABC Shop perfect for Christmas gifts

These are just some of the prizes in our two prize packs from the ABC Shop.

Suzi Catchpole What a boon it would be to have your toddler's Christmas gifts covered this year. We have two awesome ABC Shop prize packs to give away to two lucky winners.

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Toddler food made irresistible with Doiy Dinner Sets

The Doiy Landscape dinner set.

Suzi Catchpole Imaginative play and food are not two things that parents often like to see coming together at the dinner table, however Doiy has nailed toddler meal time.

The Owl Outside My Door: a comforting nighttime story for little ones

The Owl Outside My Door by Vicki Wood and Judith Mary Davidson.

Suzi Catchpole If your child is a little anxious about night time, this sweet and soothing story will do the trick at bedtime.

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Christmas gift guide for babies and toddlers

Newborn photo prop beanies from JerribeccaHats2 on Etsy.

Suzi Catchpole We've got the best list of both the practical and beautiful in baby things.

Gift picks for toddlers from Australia Post

Our picks for toddlers from Australia Post's Christmas offerings for 2015.

Suzi Catchpole We always love the offerings for kids from Australia Post and here are four great picks for Christmas 2015.

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Check out the new Peppa Pig Holiday Range

Some of the 2015 Peppa Pig Holiday collection

Suzi Catchpole The new Peppa Pig holiday toy range is out just in time for Christmas. Take a look with us and enter our competition to win a huge Peppa Pig prize pack.

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The best toddler gift ever? Nine gender-neutral play kitchen picks

Play kitchens by Micki (left) and Hape.

Suzi Catchpole Without a doubt, one of the best gifts for a toddler turning two or three is a play kitchen.

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Kardashian Kids: September drop now at Big W

Kardashian Kids spring 2015

Suzi Catchpole There's more in store for girls with the Kardashian Kids September drop hitting Big W stores right now.

The amazing Tee Pee bed and kid-friendly Frankie Bunk bed

The awesome Tee Pee bed from Domayne.

Babyology These kids' beds definitely fit the brief of providing personality and personal space for little people who are moving up in the world.

12 brilliant Ikea hacks for kids’ rooms

Sort Lego pieces into tins that adhere to the Grundtal magnetic knife rack.

Babyology Check out these creative upcycling ideas that transform regular Ikea items into something special for your little ones.

Major Maxi-Cosi car seat recall

car seat

Staff writers The Maxi-Cosi A2 and A4 Euro car seats have been recalled due to safety concerns.

Capture magic moments with the Little Hoot app

apples

Babyology This great app takes your child's quotes and turns them into professional-grade art pieces that can be saved, shared on social media and even printed professionally.

10 of the most amazing playrooms

A playroom by 6th Street Design School.

Babyology Designing a playroom for your kids? We've done the research and found the best play spaces out there.

Awesome outdoor play with My Cubby

A My Cubby Triplex.

Babyology Backyard cubbies have progressed from lean-tos made from an old tarp and a couple of branches to these magnificent mini houses.

All the fun of a sushi train - at home

The 'Sushi Go Round' from Akiba Toys.

Babyology A toy company wants to bring the fun of a sushi train right to your own dining table.

The gadget that alerts parents when kids stray too far

The Kiband is available for pre-order now.

Babyology This ingenious product is an example of prevention being better than cure - particularly when it comes to missing children.

10 wall decals for the nursery or playroom

decal

Babyology Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.

Princess Anna gives birth in bizarre Frozen app

First a needle is inserted to knock Anna out ...

LETITIA ROWLANDS Ever wondered what it would be like to perform a cesarean section on a Disney princess? No, neither had I.

How Play-Doh 'ruined' Christmas

Play-Doh logo

AMBER ROBINSON Popular toy maker Play-Doh is under fire for its phallic-shaped 'dough extruder'.

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Office of Fair Trading reveals naughty toys ahead of Christmas

This generic brand helicopter toy failed the normal use test, the small parts test, the reasonable foreseeable abuse test, the drop test, and the tension test.

AMY REMEIKIS The Office of Fair Trading has pulled seven toys from shelves ahead of Christmas after they fail safety tests.

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Stylish and playful car window shades

shades boy

Babyology Toddler Tints gives you colourful and engaging options when it comes to car window shades.

Star Wars alphabet and number charts for the nursery or play room

star wars

Babyology These Star Wars inspired alphabet and numbers posters are educational and great decorative pieces.

Bath fun with the Plui rain cloud

cloud toy

Babyology To kids it might just be a fun way to wash their hair, but parents can rejoice that as they play away, the Plui Rain Cloud is also providing endless learning opportunities.

Recall: Aldi Wooden London Bus play set

aldi bus

Aldi has announced a recall of their popular Wooden London Bus play set.

Make kids' mealtimes fun and rewarding with Dinner Winner

dinner

Babyology Make mealtimes a little easier for fussy eaters with the Fred Dinner Winner plate.

The S’coolbikes balance bike range

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Babyology An alternative to starting your kids on training wheels is the S’coolbikes balance bike.

Keep your iPad safe with a kid friendly case

case

Babyology The Clever Case for Clumsy Hands is practical and easy to use, protecting your iPad from the bumps and drops it experiences in the hands of small children.

Bring the outdoors in with a play camper tent

cabin

Babyology Don't let rainy days stop your kids from enjoying the outdoors - let their imagination run wild inside with this pretend camper tent.

SmarTrike Boutique: a great ride for your baby or toddler

smartrike

Margarida Fantini We road tested the SmarTrike Boutique, the new model tricycle/push-bike launched recently by SmarTrike, and we think it’s their best ever.

Put the beat in your feet with Alex Papps

Alex

Babyology Popular children's entertainer Alex Papps has released an album full of songs that will certainly get the kids bopping.

Kids take a seat, Hamptons style

Hampton furniture

Babyology Bringing the Hamptons into your home for the kids.

Adorable Skeanie loafers for kids

Navy loafers

Jen Ng Your little toddler or preschooler can now get their nautical on with a new range of classic loafers by Australian show brand Skeanie.

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Colourful chairs for Lego fans

Colourful chairs

These kid-friendly, colourful chairs are made to look like they were built out of giant building blocks.

Get the kids in the kitchen with cool play food sets

Babyology play food set

SITE: BABYOLOGY Show your little one how to eat healthily, even while they pretend!

The fun, waterproof shoes for toddlers

mini melissa

Babyology Not only are these animal-themed Mini Melissa shoes adorable, but they’re also waterproof – bring on the puddles!

The campervan bed that makes bedtime fun for kids

car bed

Babyology This campervan bed is cute, playful and functional, and will be a hit with all its little bedtime passengers.

Track your kids with a GPS watch

GPS watch

Babyology The HereO watch is the smallest GPS tracking device available and fits a child’s wrist perfectly.

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Meet the brand new understated chic model from Bugaboo.

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