Tis the season to scout out the best toys for your children for the holidays. 'Tis also the season to exhaust your patience and creativity with long checkout lines and overpriced plastic. If you're sick of shopping at the big-box stores, or need a zap of something a little more unique, we have alternatives to the typical toy store haunts.You might also like:
Billing itself as a "modern baby lifestyle shop," Galt Toys has been offering baby gear and toys to Chicago families for more than 30 years. A staple for baby gift registries, Galt Toys + Galt Baby also has one of the most extensive selections of gifts for babies up to age 12.
1915 N. Clybourn Ave., 900 N. Michigan Ave.,
Old Orchard Shopping Center
Holiday toy pick: P'kolino Art Easel, $98.99