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Lively and locally made: 5 cool Northwest products for kids of all ages

Photo: Swoop Bags/Facebook


From the urban to the suburban, we've rounded up the best of Northwest-made products with serious kid appeal. We've scoured our collective backyard to find the coolest, most inventive and most sustainable products that local vendors have to offer. These goods knocked our locally-made socks right off!


Sasquatch swag for your little monster

Photo: Orange Twist/Facebook

Designed in Seattle and screenprinted by hand (some with precious Sasquatch iconography!) with water-based ink, the unbleached, 100 percent organic cotton rompers from Orange Twist Cards get softer each time they're washed – like Sasquatch, we imagine. Made in the U.S., available in sizes 3 to 18 months. The "Sasquatch and Balloons" baby romper runs for $28.

If your monster's not quite so little, the company's temporary tattoos will show off her hometown pride, $4.50. orangetwistcards.com


Swoop it up!

Photo: Swoop Bags/Facebook

While Legos may be a highlight of childhood, stepping on them is not the most awesome part of parenthood. Enter the Swoop, an ingenious circular playmat that cinches into a storage bag. Based on a grandmother's creation, these are so cool that you'll welcome your kids' Lego obsession. swoopbags.com


Local legwarmers to love for years

Photo: Huggalugs/Facebook

​Huggalugs' soft, stretchy legwarmers scrunch to keep baby's legs warm (and stay warm during diaper changes — bonus!), then extend to cover school-age calves and arms. Add a bandit-themed sweater and beanie for the full, too-cute effect. Based in Redmond, Huggalugs can be found at specialty retailers worldwide. huggalugs.com


ReUsies for a waste-free lunch

When reusable is cuter and cheaper (in the long run) than disposable, everyone wins. ReUsies are dishwasher-safe fabric sandwich bags that make it easy to do our part to keep all of those plastic baggies — really, so many plastic baggies — out of the landfill. BPA and phthalate-free. reusies.com

Editor's note: This updated article was originally published in September of 2014.

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