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.

Say, “Cheese!”

If she's into playing dress up and you're into snapping Instagram shots of her in her get-ups, these photo booth props are a gift for both of you. From Monster's University ghouls to the Cat in the Hat, there's an ensemble-on-a-stick to suit her every fancy.

Monsters University Monsters Inc. Photo Booth Props, $15
Etsy Vendor: KittyDuneCuts
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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