Too cool for ghoul

Yes, it’s that time of year again. When children call on houses to solicit gifts with that age old ultimatum. Well, here’s my round-up of 10 of the coolest treats for your little ones for this Halloween and beyond. Oh, and we kick off with a specially selected pick from a 2 year old’s perspective.

Noa’s Pick

MINI GHOST LIGHT mini ghost light a little lovely company

By A Little Lovely Company. Buy now from Hip Little People – £12.95

Boooo! It’s always good to get the 2yr old’s perspective and this adorable mini ghost lamp is Noa’s pick for this Hallowe’en.

This LED light from Dutch designers A Little Lovely Company is a great accessory for any super cool nursery or child’s room.

The ghost emits a soft glow making it perfect for use as a night-light. Leave it on or switch on the timer so it automatically turns off after 15 minutes. Each mini ghost light is made from eco and child friendly BPA and lead-free PVC which ensures they do not get hot to touch.

  1. SUPER BATTY SINGLE DUVET SET super batty duvet set tobias and the bear

    Buy now from Tobias & the Bear – £65

    Kids will love this Super Batty character. Designed in collaboration with illustrator Sarah Dyer. The reverse of this super soft cotton pillow case is in black with a white print. You’ll find Super Batty across a range of other items from cushions to very cool kid’s leggings at www.tobiasandthebear.com.

  2. HIDE & EEK BOOK

    by Hat-trick design and illustrator Rebecca Sutherland. Buy now from Annual Store – £13.95

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    This clever kids book is one of our favourites. Winner of the D&AD Yellow Pencil for illustration 2014. This was one of their projects which began after finding some Victorian illusions that cleverly used the translucency of paper to enable the eye to see two images as one. Turn out the lights and grab your torch to see what surprises are hiding on the next page.

  3. MONO SPIDER WEB BIB Spider web bib cribstar

    Buy now from Cribstar – £6

    Your little one will look spooktacular (sorry) in this cotton bandana style bib. On the reverse side you will find a super soft absorbent flannel layer. Ideal for catching some serious dribble in that web.

  4. PUMPKIN KOKESHI DOLL

    by Sketch. Inc, in collaboration with Lucie Kaas. Buy now from The Kid Who – £28 pumpkin kokeshi doll sketch inc

    Mr Pumpkin here, is part of the stunning collection of super cute dolls from the very talented Becky Kemp of Sketch.inc, made in collaboration with Danish design company Lucie Kaas.

    Based on the form of the original Japanese Kokeshi dolls, each doll is handmade from Schima Superba wood, before being beautifully hand painted, and sealed in a hard-wearing varnish for a perfect finish. He measures 14.5cm tall. Perfect to pop on the shelf in your little one’s room.Halloween edit design mum kids baby

  5. MINI WITCH PARTY HATS

    by Meri Meri. Buy now from Little Lulubel – £9 mini witch hats meri meri

    Add some magic to your Halloween with these Mini Witch Hats for little witches and wizards. Decorated with silver holographic moons and stars with metallic string ties, they come in a pack of 8.

  6. BABY BONES

    by Young Double. Buy now from Studio nl – £10 baby bones young double

    These soft dolls are perfect for little hands to squidge and cuddle. Hand made to order in around a week, each Baby Bones is screen printed onto 100% cotton. Choose from a selection of funky patterned backs. Approx size is 19cm x 7cm.

  7. SLEEPY GHOST RATTLE

    by Fabelab. Buy now from Scandi Born – £15 fabelab ghost rattle

    The cutest ghost I’ve ever seen – this sleepy ghost is definitely a friendly one. Made from soft organic cotton, it has a crinkly paper noise when squeezed. Size is 15cm.

    Designed by architect and Fabelab founder Michaela W-B, the Fabelab collection is an innovative and playful take on everyday items for children.

  8. YELLOW MONSTER EYE CHELSEA BOOTS

    by Fendi. Buy now from alex and alexa – from £255 fendi monster eye boots

    Perfect for stomping around in wet and wintry conditions, these black leather chelsea boots from Fendi are a cool and casual style your little one is sure to love showing off. Suitable for both boys and girls, these boots feature the brand’s iconic yellow monster eyes embroidered to each foot, a sturdy textured rubber sole and a soft leather lining. Complete with an inside leg zip fastening, they are a practical choice for the upcoming autumn/winter season.

  9. BAT JYMS

    Buy now from The Bright Company – £30 bat jyms pyjamas

    Transform your PJs into the perfect Hallowe’en dress-up with these fun Bat Jyms from the very cool, The Bright Company. We love the exclusive bat print by illustrator Sarah Dyer. Bedtime will never be a problem again. And when you’re tired from all that flying around, Simply detach your wings.

  10. YELLOW GHOSTS BLANKETS

    By Woouf. Buy now from Ivy Cabin – £34.30 ghost blanket woouf

    This sweet and spooky blanket is soft and snuggly for baby.

    Woouf is a Spanish brand established in 2008 in Barcelona.

    After 10 years working in the fashion industry, Pablo Martinez and Alice Penaud decided to apply their knowledge to interior design to create a unique and original brand.

    With a production 100% made in Barcelona, quality, design and functionality are the leitmotiv of Woouf!