Web Shopping Guide: For The Kids

We looked beyond the Gap, Wal-Mart and Target to find unique items for babies, tots and older kids

Lounging Around

Just say no to teddy-bear and balloon prints. The mercifully subtle Oeuf Baby Lounger, $110 at babygeared.com is listed under Activity Apparatus (see Bouncers).

Look, Ma, No Pedals

The LikeABike, a German import, prepares kids ages 2 to 5 for the real thing by teaching them first how to balance on two wheels; $279 at likeabikeusa.com

Transformed

The original etoys.com is long gone, but that address still takes you to a sensible place to shop for, say, Hasbro's $45 Omega Supreme, a robot you can turn into a crane or battleship.

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