Maybe you need to bring a hostess gift to a picnic or are introducing young kids to the wonders of Red, White and Blue. Chicago-area stores have you covered. Check out some of our favorite toys and products with a festive July 4 theme.
Aaron’s Red Light and Blue Thinking Putty*
Changes color with festive flare. Available at Becky & Me Toys, 620 Grove St., Evanston.
Sky Top Toy
As retro to DaVinci, as patriotic as Washington. Available at Becky & Me Toys, 620 Grove St., Evanston
Wild Ophelia Chocolate Dipped Strawberry chocolate bar
A whole lotta summer in one bite. Available at Whole Foods or Sprouts Farmers Market.
Abbey Brown’s Blue Line Soap
Citrus-y fragrance with bi-color look. Available at Abbey Brown Soap Artisan, 1162 W. Grand Ave., Chicago.
A fidget spinner with hops. Available at Becky & Me Toys, 620 Grove St., Evanston.