Little Alouette bowling set, $25

Little Alouette bowling set , $25

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Amy Turn Sharp crafts teethers and other toys out of Ohio maple at her home in Worthington. The pins and ball in this old-fashioned skittles bowling set are finished with organic flaxseed oil.

Dwell Studio Stacked Animals Wooden Puzzle , $14

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Dwell Studio is a reliable source for fantastic-looking gear for babies and kids, and this cheerful animal puzzle is no exception. The classic wood toy is suitable for little ones ages 3 and up.

Plan Toys Tea Set, $28

Buy it: Sprout Soup

4310 N. High St., Clintonville


It's time to move beyond the pretty pink tea set. This made-from-rubberwood set includes a teapot, sugar bowl, milk pitcher, teacups, saucers, spoons and even ridiculously cute wooden tea bags and sugar cubes.

Beaba Soft Lunch Box, $30

Buy it: Williams-Sonoma

Multiple locations

Kids will love toting their meals around in this colorful (and microwaveable!) compartmentalized lunch box.