While visions of sugar plums dance in their heads, you can hop on the laptop to fill your kids’ stockings with the cutest handmade gifts, courtesy of super-talented D.C.-based Etsy crafters. From scrumptious felt play food to funky dress-up props, these cool mini-gifts give those presents made by Santa’s elves a serious run for their money.

Crayon Collector

Individual compartments on this kid-sized apron help your mini-Michelangelo keep track of up to 24 crayons. Flip the 100-percent cotton garment over and she's ready to be the next contestant on Cupcake Wars. Also comes in a tool belt style.

Reversible Crayon Apron, $27.50
Etsy Vendor: georgiepie
Handmade in Washington, D.C.

What are your favorite things to stuff in your kids stockings? Tell us in the Comments section below. 

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady

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