Looking for a few original gift ideas to put under the Christmas tree? Scroll down to discover adorable (and stylish) LA-inspired toys, books and gear—all from our favorite local boutiques.

Stocking Stuffers: Under $20

photo: Random House

Get your little Angeleno counting with Los Angeles 1 to 10. The recently published board book gives your kiddo an intro to the city, one LA landmark at a time. 

Cost: $10
Ages: Preschool and up
Where to find it: 
Treehaus
3153 Glendale Blvd.  
Los Angeles
323-314-3563
Online: treehausla.com

Oh kale, yeah! The perfect gift for the LA's tiniest residents, this Kendall the Kale Teether (made of natural rubber) soothes baby's gums while amusing adults. 

Cost: $19
Ages: Infants
Where to find it: 
Sprout San Francisco
1015 Montana Ave. 
Santa Monica
424-581-6337
Online: sproutsanfrancisco.com

photo: Courtesy of Jellycat

A California roll you can cuddle with—why not? This Silly Sushi California plush toy is made with fluffy white "rice," corduroy nori seaweed and felted crab and avocado.

Cost: $14
Ages: Any
Find it here: 
Aldea Home & Baby
3825 Main St.
Culver City
310-202-1206
Online: aldeahome.com

photo: Courtesy of Merci Milo

Up your socks-giving game with this pair of Mini Strawberry Crew Socks from Hansel from Basel, the sock brand founded by LA-based artist-turned-designer Hannah Byun. 

Cost: $11
Ages: 0 to 5
Where to find it: 
Merci Milo
6017 Echo St. 
Los Angeles
323-739-6222
Online: shopmercimilo.com

Mid-range: $40-$80

photo: Courtesy of Tender Leaf Toys

Angelenos love their smoothies and kids love to "play adult," so gift your local tyke the Tender Leaf Smoothie Maker, complete with healthy fruits and a wooden knife for slicing. 

Cost: $46
Ages: 3 and up
Where to find it: 
Treehaus
3153 Glendale Blvd.  
Los Angeles
323-314-3563
Online: treehausla.com

photo: Courtesy of Candylab

Made in LA and oh-so-stylish, Candylab's wood cars are display- and play-worthy. The Junior Desert Race Set includes two solid beech wood roadsters to get your kids' Candylab collection started. 

Cost: $39
Ages: 
Where to find it: 
Candylab Toys
Online: candylabtoys.com

photo: Courtesy of Loog Guitars

Got an aspiring rocker at home? They can learn to strum (and some day play "Smoke on the Water," of course) on the Loog Mini Guitar. The starter instrument (available in pink, red and mint green) is made with the same first three strings as a standard guitar, so kids can eventually apply their finger skills to a grown-up gat. 

Cost: $79
Ages: 3 and up
Where to find it: 
Merci Milo
6017 Echo St. 
Los Angeles
323-739-6222
Online: shopmercimilo.com

photo: Courtesy of Waytoplay

Build a track anywhere with waytoplay's Rubber Road Expressway. The set comes with 16 flexible tracks that can be pieced together and used indoors and out—even at the beach.

Cost: $65
Ages: 3 and up
Where to find it:
Merci Milo
6017 Echo St. 
Los Angeles
323-739-6222 
Online: shopmercimilo.com

Total Splurge: $100 and up

A brand new bike might be the ultimate holiday present. For the best in style and quality, look to Japanese bike-maker's little tokyobike. (The company's stateside headquarters are located in DTLA.) The bike comes with wide tires for stability, training wheels, a front and coaster brake and a handle for easy carrying when your little one's done pedaling—and you're still blocks from home.

Cost: $315
Ages: 3 to 6 (or rider height 37"-47")
Where to find it: 
tokyobike
1320 E. 7th St., #120
Downtown
213-395-0747
Online: tokyobike.us

–Shannan Rouss

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