Plop him down in Little Bean’s teepee while you hunt for accessories and clothing from small-run designers. Boys and girls clamor for Rubbabu’s cars and planes; Hazel Village dolls and Kid O pull toys round out the selection of lo-fi diversions.
Little Bean, 5308 Junius Street, Dallas (214-370-9111 or littlebeanshop.com).
It’s never too early to introduce your bookworm to the pleasures of reading outside, on a blanket, in the park. To wit: We hightailed it out to the grass with snacks, sunscreen, and ten new reads.