Anyways, I found this really cool website called uncommon goods. They offer all kinds of unique, "uncommon" items for everything from the home to the hostess. Here are some examples of fun things I found for gift giving to the younger set.
Eco Dough anyone? (for the 3-5 year old age range):
uncommon goods sells a heck of a lot of good things! Check out this cool croquet lamp featured in their Recycled Home Décor section:
We like cool companies!