I can do it by myself! A toy that makes learning to tie their shoes and button their shirt fun! Learn to Dress Kitty, $34 from Imagination Toys.

Building creativity: Eco-friendly wood block set for your budding I.M. Pei. $45 from Imagination Toys.

Pretty in Pink: Felt jacket with adorable ribbon trim. $23 from Sign of the Arrow.

Sleepover bonus: A whimsical jersey pillowcase and pen made for autographs during her next sleepover party. $13.50 from Sign of the Arrow.

Baby’s best bib: What little tyke doesn’t need a ‘dress’ bib? Generous-sized bibs come with baby’s name and can be personalized with embroidered designs. $22 and up from theinitialbaby.com.

Flower power: Comfy stretch headbands take sugar and spice to a new level. $12 each from The Empty Nest.

Set in Ink: Mini holiday stamps encourage the kids to create their own thank-you and other notes. $14.50 from Sign of the Arrow.

The white stuff: In case the real thing doesn’t show up, just add water to this special powder, and create the white stuff yourself!  $14.50 from Sign of the Arrow.

Food Face: Durable ceramic plate ready for little ones to add macaroni ears, spinach hair and green bean eyebrows.  $13 from Winslow’s Home

Personalized plaque: Baby’s initial and birth details on a wood plaque with adorable, customized vignettes. $49 from The Empty Nest