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Low-Tech Toys

"No batteries. No blinking lights. No cartoon-themed toys. Period," says the site's founder, a mom who'd had it with branded toys. What you will find? European wooden toys and other creative stuff.

At left: Under The Nile stuffed vegetables, $26; at

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Gorgeous and Green - kids toys - clothes

Even if the goods weren't environmentally legit, we'd still flip for this adorable collection of kid stuff.

At left: Super Natural Baby blanket and poncho, $56; at

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Chic Learning Toys - kids toys

You can shop by age, environment (is this a playroom or a bedroom toy?), or educational philosophy. Haven't settled on an educational philosophy? Find all the info you need here.

At left: Nuts and Bolts, $20; at

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Loads of Brands
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Smartly designed furniture, clothing and toys. Check daily for Spunky Picks-less expensive items that are shipped in 24 hours.

At left: Zid Zid Kids

Moroccan pouf, $150 and square mini pouf, $78.

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One-Stop Shop - kids toys

A very cool edit of everything a parent needs, from strollers to sippy cups. Case in point: the bright blue dachshund nursery lamp ($60). Awww.

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Luxe Baby Shop - kids clothes

Featuring tasteful, sweet looking goods for tots, this West Hollywood boutique (the name means "beautiful babies" in Italian) is a fave of celebrity moms (Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, Salma Hayek).

At left: Antigua tunic and legging set, $68; at

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Modern Furniture and Playthings - kids site

This ultra-sophisticated site pulls together design classics relevant to the world of babies and kids, from an Eames elephant to the Villa Sibi dollhouse.

At left: Eames Elephant, $290; at

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Designer Clothes - kids clothes - toys

Only the latest for your mini trendster? Whatever's hot-faux furs, metallic shoes-they've got it.

At left: Blabla dog doll, $36;

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Playful Playthings - kids toys

Filled with goods meant to nurture the imagination, this site is almost impossible to surf without smiling at all the cuteness.

At left: Cupcakes, $36; at

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Designer for Less - kids clothes

This "private members only" site (OK, you just need to sign up to get in) offers up to 60 percent off designer clothing.

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Toys to Inspire Creativity - kids toys

Check out the art supplies and educational kits section for activities to tweak the budding Damien Hirst or Einstein in your house.

At left: Solar system floor puzzle, $25;

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Unique Toys - kids toys

A specialty store offering handmade eco-friendly toys from around the world. Users can rate and comment, so everything really is mommy approved.

At left: Kathe Kruse puzzle, $36; at

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