Toys That Get Your Tot Runway Ready

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Does your little one have a lot of style? Do they spend hours creating high-fashion outfits out of their dress-up clothes? If so, they may have a future as a fashion designer. But it takes more than a creative mind to make it work. Your tot will need the right tools to hone their designing skills. From sketch books to computer games, check out all the toys that will get your tot ready for the next New York Fashion Week.

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Melissa and Doug Fashion Design Activity Kit

Melissa and Doug Fashion Design Activity Kit

Even if your child can't draw, they can still start their design career with the Melissa and Doug Design Kit ($17). Using the fashion plate,
kids rub the designs onto paper and color them using their own creativity.

Fashion Angels Fashion Design Portfolio

Fashion Angels Fashion Design Portfolio

Start your little one's design career with the Fashion Angels' Fashion Design Portfolio ($8, originally $10). Kids trace and color the clothes directly over their "models."

Seedling Fashion Designer Kit

Seedling Fashion Designer Kit

The Seedling Designer Kit ($28, originally $48) comes with patterns and fabric, allowing kids to create a whole collection of doll-friendly clothes.

Mini Chic Fashion Designer

Mini Chic Fashion Designer

Each page of the Mini Chic Fashion Designer activity book ($15, originally $25) comes with a professional tip to help your child become a better designer.

Designed by You Fashion Studio

Designed by You Fashion Studio

Is your tot sick of store-bought doll clothes? With the Design By You Fashion Studio ($36), kids use the mannequin and provided fabrics to create clothes fit for a Barbie doll!

SmartLab Fashion Studio

SmartLab Fashion Studio

Perfect for travel, the SmartLab Fashion Studio ($15, originally $25) comes with an LED light attachment so your child can create, even in the dark.

Crayola My Virtual Fashion Show

Crayola My Virtual Fashion Show

With My Virtual Fashion Show ($20), kids can bring their creations to life. After designing their outfits — using anything from crayons to fabric to candy — kids scan the item into the app and sit back as their outfits stroll down the virtual catwalk.

Imagine Fashion Designer

Imagine Fashion Designer

Tech-savvy tweens will appreciate Imagine Fashion Designer ($27, originally $30). They will experience every designer dilemma, from creating the look to getting the models runway ready.

Fashion Design Workshop

Fashion Design Workshop

If your teen is serious about a fashion career, gift them with Fashion Design Workshop ($10, originally $17). The book introduces them to fashion fundamentals, including figure drawing, industry terms, and proper accessorizing.

Sew Fun Kit

Sew Fun Kit

Featuring a dual-speed sewing machine and fun fabrics, a starter sewing set ($80) lets future fashion designers create their own pieces.