Finger puppets that you’ll enjoy playing with, too. $16 each.

A rainbow machine for their bedroom! $20.

Hand-painted dog bike bell, $24.

Japanese egg molds to liven up breakfast, $3.89 for set of two.

A dedicated sound machine with wooshes, splats, bangs and honks to blow his baby mind, $18. (We already ordered this:)

Don’t Break the Ice, $14.16. I loved this game when I was little, didn’t you?

Mabo elf knot hat, $20, Toby’s favorite hat of all time.

Ninja cookie cutters, $20.

The rollicking Loud Book to make them laugh…

…and The Quiet Book to slow things down before bedtime, $10 each.

A good old-fashioned Whoopee cushion, $2.49.

Anything Elmo-related, for obvious reasons.

P.S. More gift ideas for babies and kids, and the rest of my 2011 gift guide

(Rainbow maker via Abbey; sound machine via Momfilter)