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.

Made to Order

This felt kosher beef grilled hotdog topped with mustard, ketchup, relish, and onions, and served with chips looks good enough to eat. If your little one likes to help in the kitchen, he'll enjoy cooking up this awesome dish. Still hungry? This Etsy vendor also serves up faux sushi, pancake breakfast platters, and huge honking slices of cake.

Felt Play Food, $14
Etsy Vendor: fairviewpl
Handmade in Norfolk, Va.

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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