Early Years Gift List: support small business and buy some beautiful, unique, long lasting gifts.

Knot Turban Headbands - Bobbleknits - from £12.50

Bobble knits is run singlehandedly by a talented designer and knitter (and Mum) who has a love for vintage design. All the products are hand knitted. Have a look online for more designs for babies, children and adults.

Personalised Wooden Name Tracing Board - Coach House Woodworks £25

Coach House Woodworks make bespoke wooden learning resources as well as children's decor for bedrooms and playrooms.

Konges Slojd Music Set - The Modern Nursery £40

These lovely instruments come inside a little suitcase - a tambourine, a xylophone, maracas and a shaker. Suitable for 3+

Gruffalo Baby basket - Our Sensory Kids - £25

Our Sensory Kids is run by Jordan Garratt who produces fantastic resources and ideas on her website and Instagram account. Lots of story sacks and sensory based ideas.

Peggy and Pip - via Tinker Tray Play £8.99

Tinker Tray Play have some gorgeous toys and resources including a selection on peg dolls by Peggy and Pip.

These are some generic ones inside a little biodegradable bag, good for popping in your bag to use when travelling or in waiting rooms with little ones. You can order customised peg dolls too. Check out Peggy and Pip on Instagram.

BigJigs Toys Times Table Tray - via Crafts4kids £11.49

For children aged 5+ children can se this tactile number square to help visualise number patterns and sequencing in a playful way. It could be a useful resource to use alongside doing homework set by school to help parents and children learn in a fun and interactive way.

Set of three 100% Cotton Muslin Cloths - Little Loves Cornwall £17.50

This small business in Cornwall are home to many beautiful designs including children and adults clothing, gifts and wonderful unique moses baskets.