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Updated on Mar 25, 2019. Posted on Mar 22, 2015

33 Places To Shop For Your Kids That You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Take a break from Diapers.com and Amazon and check out some of these lesser-known shops.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite under-the-radar places to shop for kids' stuff online. Their responses cover everything from clothing and accessories to toys and decor.

1. Boden

This British company (not so widely known in the States) designs brightly colored clothing that's sure to put a smile on your face (as well as any child's). Who wouldn't want to stomp through a puddle in a pair of bird-bedecked boots?

Shipping: No free shipping.

Pricing: Things can get a bit pricey (tops average around $30), so keep an eye on the clearance section if you're on a budget.

Submitted by prairiehunter

2. Cotton On

Clothing for kids, clothing for adults...Cotton On has it all, but its inexpensive line of children's bedding is the star of the show.

Shipping: Free shipping on U.S. orders over $45.

Pricing: Bedding ranges from $4.97 (for a pillowcase) to $29.97 (for a twin quilt cover).

Submitted by merrycrown

3. The Honest Company

The Honest Company has the most beautiful diapers. Straight up. Of course they also have a ton of awesome natural, nontoxic products (read more about their principles here)...but the diapers! Their pattern designers should be congratulated.

Shipping: At the moment they only ship to the United States and Canada.

Pricing: For the best savings, look into their bundles.

Submitted by Emily Key, Facebook

4. Learning Resources

Learning Resources is the place to go when you want to buy toys that will teach your kids about something, but are still super fun to play with. Learn to count with pancakes! Learn your colors with pie! Learn your alphabet with popsicles! The food toys are tops.

Shipping: They ship worldwide (click here for more info).

Pricing: You'll find something awesome at every price range. Check out their gifts for under $10, $25, and $50.

Submitted by gbmb42698

5. Skip Hop

Send your son or daughter off to school with a Skip Hop backpack and everyone on the bus will be jealous. Get a matching lunch bag for the ultimate effect.

Shipping: Free shipping on all U.S. orders over $50.

Pricing: Backpacks are $20 (visit their site to check out all of the other equally adorable non-backpack things they make).

Submitted by Ashley Antonucci, Facebook

6. Fat Brain Toys

Thousands of quality toys that are entertaining and educational (and many are made right in the U.S.).

Shipping: $3.99 flat rate shipping for all U.S. orders.

Pricing: Finding something for any budget is easy: just use The Gift Bot.

Submitted by Meleyna Nomura, Facebook

7. ThinkGeek

"Geeky" options for kids who have no choice (the Labyrinth onesie) or parents who have no choice (the Minecraft backpack). The Harry Potter shirt is something everyone can agree on.

Shipping: No free shipping, but they will mail orders worldwide (more info here).

Pricing: $9.99 to $59.99.

Submitted by Ashley Ell, Facebook

8. YoYo

Everyone knows about Diapers.com, but its sister site (YoYo) doesn't get anywhere near as much attention — and that's a shame! It has an amazing selection. Check out its European Design Boutique to find unique gift ideas (the types of toys you can't just pick up at Target).

Shipping: Free two-day delivery on all U.S. orders over $49.

Pricing: You'll find heaps of awesome toys and games at every price point.

Submitted by Kristen Wynn Stellfox, Facebook

9. 6pm

Ever thought about buying your child a Patagonia fleece only to be scared away by the price tag? Buy that fleece and other heavily discounted items from your favorite brands at 6pm.

Shipping: Free shipping on all U.S. orders.

Pricing: From the incredibly cheap (socks for $3.60) to the insanely expensive ($1,337.99 for a Dolce & Gabbana dress) and everything in between.

Submitted by Tricia Benes, Facebook

10. HearthSong

HearthSong specializes in "toys you'll feel good about giving," wholesome toys that won't make kids yawn. Check back seasonally, as they always have a great selection of holiday-themed items (just look at these awesome Easter options).

Shipping: Contact them for shipping information if you live outside of Canada and the U.S.

Pricing: They offer things at a wide variety or prices, but if you're looking for a bargain you should take a look at their sale page or the deal of the week.

Submitted by Tammy Schenck Gnagy, Facebook

11. Giggle

Looking for somewhere to register for your baby shower? Try Giggle. They have the perfect mix of useful things and things that are just plain cute (like the lobster bathrobe).

Shipping: Check out this selection of items that always ship for free.

Pricing: They have things at a variety of different price levels, but things veer toward the pricey side (so check out the sale).

Submitted by gbmb42698

12. Discovery Channel Store

The Discovery Channel Store is the place to go if you want to learn about science in an intensely entertaining way.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $5.95 (for a model T. rex skeleton) to $524 (for the Alpha Dog Scooter).

Submitted by Darcie Griffin, Facebook

13. Threadless

Utterly adorable tees, hoodies, and onesies printed with designs by independent designers.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $13.95 (for a baby tee) and up.

Submitted by Mallory McInnis

14. Garnet Hill Kids

Beautiful bedding just begging to be bounced on — some even glows in the dark! They also have a lovely line of clothing for girls.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $8 to $258.

Submitted by jennyv418342567

15. Uncommon Goods

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If you want to get an extra-special gift for the child in your life, look into the personalized options at Uncommon Goods. Story time is even more fun when you're reading a book about yourself while snuggling up with a pillow that has your name on it.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: Prices for children's items range from $7.50 to $259.

Submitted by sarahfal56len

16. Kidorable

Coats, umbrellas, and boots that will actually have you dreaming of rainy days.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $18 to $45.

Submitted by Mallory McInnis

17. Positively Oakes

Tops, pants, and accessories that are "functional and comfy for your little ones, but also fun."

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $5 to $26.

Submitted by Jenny Kaput, Facebook

18. Smallable

What's it like to have a kid with cooler clothes than yours? You'll find out after you start shopping at Smallable.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: There are things for every price range, but most of the goods are on the expensive side... for a bargain, check out the outlet.

Submitted by Mallory McInnis

19. FabKids

FabKids takes some of the work out of buying clothing for your kids: Things are pre-styled and you can buy by the "outfit."

Shipping: Free for all U.S. orders over $50.

Pricing: Your first outfit is only $15 (with free shipping).

Submitted by Heidi Jaouhari, Facebook

20. Slyfox Threads

Slyfox Threads is filled with clothing you'll wish you could purchase in your own size — and in some cases, you can! "Rad to the bone," indeed.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $10 to $35.

Submitted by Crystal Garcia, Facebook

21. One Step Ahead

One Step Ahead offers fun versions of everyday necessities: Bath time is more enjoyable when you're surrounded by cute artwork, chairs are cozier when they look like sharks, and car seats are 10 times as awesome if you can draw while you're sitting in one.

Shipping: Free shipping on U.S. orders over $85.

Pricing: They offer everything from clothing to toys to decor, so there's a huge variety of different price points, but all of their products come with a lifetime guarantee (more info here).

Submitted by Rachel Saxton, Facebook

22. Lolly Wolly Doodle

The clothing you'll find at Lolly Wolly Doodle is as cute as the company's name. Looking for something sweet for your son or daughter to wear at their birthday party? This is the place to go.

Shipping: Free shipping on all U.S. orders over $50.

Pricing: Children's clothing tops off at around $45.

Submitted by Lauren Elizabeth, Facebook

23. Tin Toy Arcade

Retro classic fun: Let your children play with the toys that you, your grandparents, and even your great-grandparents enjoyed playing with.

Shipping: They offer same-day shipping if you order before 2 p.m. and free shipping on orders over $79.

Pricing: Prices range from around $0.48 to $50 (plus some super expensive collectible offerings).

Submitted by Andrea Hawkinson, Facebook

24. Totspot

Totspot is a resale shopping app for kids' clothes. Only "gently used" items are listed, and you can find beautiful things for a steal. Interested in selling? Check out their FAQ.

Shipping: The standard shipping rate is $3.99. Totspot is only available for customers based in the U.S. at this time.

Pricing: There's a wide range of prices available, but you can find tons of things that cost less than $5!

Submitted by Joel N Elizabeth Henderson, Facebook

25. Perpetual Kid

"Entertain your inner child" and your actual child with the insanely fun offerings at Perpetual Kid. Want to be the best aunt ever? This is the place to go to find unique gifts for your nieces and nephews.

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: Toys and games range from $1.99 to $77.99.

Submitted by Ashley Ell, Facebook

26. Pumpkin Patch

What's cuter than a baby sitting in a pumpkin patch? A baby sitting in a pumpkin patch wearing an outfit from Pumpkin Patch. It's just the truth. Keep them in mind for the summer months: They have a great selection of swimwear and each suit has a UPF rating of at least 30+.

Shipping: They currently ship to the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Pricing: Clothing ranges from around $5.50 to $44.50.

Submitted by merrycrown

27. Bannor Toys

Beautifully made organic wooden toys (many of which can be personalized — perfect for baby shower gifts).

Shipping: They ship worldwide.

Pricing: $10 to $58.

Submitted by Jenny Kaput, Facebook

28. Jane

Jane is a boutique marketplace that carries a wide variety of women's fashion and home decor products, but their children's offerings are always on point (especially when it comes to accessories). Items ("deals") on the site are only offered for a limited time (sometimes only a few days), so if you have your eye on something, you better act quickly before someone else snatches it up. Pounce.

Shipping: Depends on the item.

Pricing: While pricing varies from deal to deal, you'll always be able to find things for under $10.

Submitted by jennyv418342567

29. Petit Collage

Fabric wall decals, personalized prints, mirrors, growth charts: Decorate the walls of your son or daughter's room with the merry decor at Petit Collage.

Shipping: Free shipping on all U.S. orders over $60.

Pricing: $2 to $220.

Submitted by gbmb42698

30. Ittikid

Insanely adorable onesies (and other attire for babies and children) straight from Scandinavia. Bright colors and patterns galore (and everything comes from environmentally responsible brands).

Shipping: Free shipping on all U.S. orders over $100.

Pricing: Onesies are $16 to $26.

Submitted by sarahfal56len

31. Storenvy

Indie makers and sellers can open up a shop using Storenvy, and while it's possible to visit their shops directly, the best way to find a bunch of wonderful stuff is to go to the main site and search through *all* of the Storenvy stores for whatever you're looking for. Like decor! They have a ton of amazing things to decorate a room.

Shipping: Shipping policies vary from seller to seller.

Pricing: Prices range from less than a dollar to over $1000 (for some super-fancy crib bedding).

Submitted by Anastasia Shirai, Facebook

32. My Sweet Muffin

Getting ready to celebrate a birthday? My Sweet Muffin has an array of adorable party supplies you should take a gander at.

Shipping: Free shipping on orders over $75.

Pricing: Party accessories range from $2.95 to $36.

Submitted by sarahfal56len

33. Bonjour Petit

Bonjour Petit specializes in unique toys from Europe and their items are organized into helpful categories like Cuddle, Imagine, and Play.

Shipping: Free shipping on orders over $75.

Pricing: Things range from around $15 to $100.

Submitted by merrycrown

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