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Shop local: Our favourite winter gear for kids

Feel like brightening up your wardrobe, or have a birthday coming up? Here are our favourite toys, games and woollies for kids this winter!


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Our favourite winter gear for kids from southeast Queensland stores and creators


Austin Speckle Dog Jumper

Austin Dog Speckle Jumper at Moo Baba Baby Boutique Sunshine Coast

Austin Dog speckle jumper at Moo Baba baby boutique Sunshine Coast

Keep your little one warm and snug this winter with this cute wool-blend speckled jumper from Australian-owned and designed Bebe. Features a cute dog knitted graphic on the front and shoulder button opening. This is just one of many from the gorgeous winter collection, now available at Moo Baba. $69.95 // moobaba.com.au


Threading Tree

the Threading Tree Available at Your Capability Store

The Threading Tree available at Your Capability Store


The Threading Tree is a beautiful set of threading laces and a wooden tree. It is an excellent set for developing your child’s fine motor skills, boosting creativity, and practising lacing skills, essential for fine motor strength and coordination.

Made with FSC rubberwood and cotton, the set comes with eight cotton laces.

Suitable for children ages 18 months and over. $22 // yourcapabilitystore.com.au


Greenhouse with Garden Set

Greenhouse with Garden Set from Tender Leaf Toys

Greenhouse with Garden set from Tender Leaf Toys


This Greenhouse with Garden Set by Tender Leaf Toys is the perfect indoor and wet play set. Made with little hands in mind, the greenhouse is stacked with accessories to encourage hours of play with nature, even when you cannot be in it.

$138.95 // biome.com.au


Whizzpen Reading Device and Book

Whizzedu Pen and Book Set

WhizzEdu smart reading pen and book set


Whizzbook uses interactive quizzes and stories to teach kids about garbage disposal and recycling in a fun and engaging way. The Whizzpen goes along with Whizzbook to provide hands-on learning that improves critical thinking and motor skills. No screens are required!

$139.99 // whizzedu.com.au


Duplo Big Feelings & Emotions

Duplo'Big Feelings' set for toddlers

Duplo ‘Big Feelings’ set for toddlers


Toddlers develop empathy and fine motor skills as they build and rebuild these four fun LEGO® DUPLO® people figures. They can build relatable characters, mix and match their outfits, choose their expressions, explore relationships, and develop self-expression.

$39.99 // All good toy stores


Mini Insulated Food Jar

Bbox Mini Food Jar from Coastal Kidswear

b.box mini food jar from Coastal Kidswear


Keep school lunches toasty for the kids this winter with this pint-sized food jar from b.box. Made from durable double-walled stainless steel, the easy-fill, leak-proof design helps keep food warm for up to 4 hours or cool for up to 6 hours. Great for little and big kids alike, the 210ml capacity is the ultimate in bite-sized style.

$22.95 // coastalkidswear.com.au


Beach Bag, Sunset Hibiscus

Waterproof Beach Bag from Amelia Lane

Waterproof beach bag from Amelia Lane


Tip-proof, kid-proof and leak-proof, this Aussie-mum-designed rubber beach bag is your next “everything” bag. Muddy sports days, park plays, camping trips, snow gear and picnics. It stays upright when you put it down and is happy as Larry in a puddle by the pool. All the fun, none of the cleaning pain. Rinse it out, then stash it away for your next adventure.

$149 // amelialane.com.au


Baby Mobile

Baby Mobile Handmade on the Sunshine Coast

Baby mobile handmade on the Sunshine Coast


Hand-made to order on the Sunshine Coast, Soul Stitcher creates bespoke mobiles for your nursery. Australian animals, ocean creatures, flowers, and pets, these stunning pieces are sure to bring joy to the precious bundle below. DM for pricing.

IG: @soul_stitcher


Cove Romper

Cove Romper from Queensland Designer Raising Reign the Label

Cove Romper from Queensland designer Raising Reign the Label


Made from 100% cotton and with their signature wooden buttons, these Cove rompers feature a gorgeous embroidered design that combines a love for the ocean and the moon. Designed by a Queensland mum, they are made from natural, sustainable materials.

$64.99  // raisingreignthelabel.com.au


Custom-made name pillows

Personalised Cushions Handmade in Brisbane

Personalised cushions handmade in Brisbane


These gorgeous pillows from Textiles by Ella are handmade in Brisbane and customised with your choice of word or name. You choose the yarn colours, the front and the backing fabric, so it is truly a unique keepsake for your little one. Sized at 30 x 50cm, they are made from 100% cotton, cordoroy, gingham and fleece. They do not include a cushion insert.

$90 // textilesbyella.com.au

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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