Traveling roll-up rainbow gnome: Traveling toys are great, but traveling toys that can do more than one thing, and won't grow old, are even better. These very-cool handcrafted wooden gnomes offer hours of imaginative play on the go.
diy baby blocks--as long as they can be contained in the Ziploc. Variation: These can even be made into texture blocks (different textures for each block, or on the different sides of the blocks. That would make it a great sensory toy!
Pretend play tea bags for tea parties, made from fabric scraps. Good gift with a nice tea set for a little girl. I had tea parties with my mother and grandmother all the time as a little girl, I'd love to pass this on!
fabric sensory "cards" - High-contrast black and white on one side, 1 color of the rainbow on the other. Ribbon tags, different fabrics for sensory experiences, and different sound shakers inside each. Can be hung from stroller or carseat with ring.