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Shopping Guide – Gifts For Preschoolers

One of the cutest ages to buy for are the preschoolers. From dress ups and imaginative play to fashion essentials, we have your handmade gifts for kids covered.


Picnic lunch play set by Mini-Me Handcrafts 
Shark tail and fin costume set by Schooza
Alice doll by Little Darlings Toys
Girls bag and doll nappy wallet by Vicki Elle Handmade
Boy dolls by Under His Wing
Dinosaur Land personalised book by Jelly Bean Books
Dinosaur tail  by Under His Wing
Burger Play Set by Mini-Me Handcrafts




Sensational Six – Rustic

Life’s all about the simple pleasures. Take a fresh look at the natural world with this collection of rustic toys and crafts.

Curated by Felicity of Cheeky Rascal

Little Bobcat by Little Darlings Toys

Natural Playdough Tool Kit by Playful By Nature

Bundle of 5 Rustic Wooden Pencils by Ttrees 4 the Wood

Custom Hessian Bunting by JDog and T

Story Stones – Australian Animals by Little by Nature

Alphabet Letter Magnets by Stringy Bark Supplies


Cheeky Rascal: Drool-worthy gifts for babies and their fur buddies.

Based on original hand-drawn illustrations this collection of rattles, pillows, pet toys and accessories is sure to provide the perfect gift for all animal-lovers.

Sensational Six – Halloween!

Don’t let Halloween sneak up on you this year!

Use it as an excuse to find your inner child.  Dress up.  Play make believe.  Make some memories!

Fox Ears by Schooza

Galaxy Quest Wooden Puzzle Tin Toy  by Mini Tini

Batman Boy T-shirt by Silver Threads

Nero the Superhero by Skinny Malinky Designs

Spooky Halloween Die Cuts by Black Wombat AU

The Feather Crown Handmade Bird Costume by Sparrow and B Costumery

Monochrome Party Package

Each year the Australian handmade community get together to raise funds for charities that they are passionate about. The annual Collaborate for a Cause auction teams handmade businesses together to create unique Australian handmade gifts that are auctioned to raise funds for charity. This year, the auction is taking place from 28 – 30 July, with hundreds of individual businesses donating their products.

This year, Handmade Cooperative are contributing four collaborative packages to raise money for Women’s Community Shelters. Check out item #2 and item #3.

Item #4 is Monochrome Party Package.

This collection of fun has photography kindly donated by Emma Parker of Squiggly Monkeys and includes:

Pennant party banner by My Paper Planet.


24 x cupcake toppers donated by kaetoo.


Polar bear mask to fit 2-6 years and panda ears to fit approx 2 -6 years donated by Schooza.


All-occasion gift tag set donated by My Paper Planet.


Bidding opens at 8pm (AEST) on 28 July.

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Sensational Six – Music

Music! Because everything is more fun when you sing your way through it!

– Curated by Erin of Bugsey Bee

Dance print by Deer Little Designs
Music note necklace by Pollini Atelier
Tote bag by Laura Wright Studio
Library bag by Little Alligator
Birthday card by Mum & Me Handmade Designs
Foil print by Crazy Coconut Prints

Bugsey Bee – bamboo bibs, breast pads, burp cloths and reusable wipes because life with our little one can be messy.
Lovingly designed and handmade in Australia and loved by mums all over the world.

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