Starbucks is making headlines everywhere for dropping its famous Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) — *gasp!* — the week before Labor Day, thus heralding the onset of fall well before Mother Nature intended. For true fanatics, who understand that the PSL isn't just a drink, it's a lifestyle, this transition couldn't come soon enough. But while adults everywhere can sip the drink to their hearts' content, what are their non-coffee-drinking children to do?!
Never fear — there's a fix for that. has come up with a set of playful, pumpkin spice-themed felt toys to get your baby barista-in-training in on the seasonal trend. The $20 set comes with a felt Pumpkin Spice Latte to-go cup (that's the actual size of a tall coffee from the siren-logoed chain), along with a faux-frosting-topped pumpkin scone. It's a fun addition to kids' kitchen sets and playhouses — or Starbucks runs with Mom. And, like CuddleBearBaby's description states, the soft toys are a nice alternative to hard plastic or wooden play food. (Anyone who's dodged a tossed wooden block from a mid-tantrum toddler knows what I'm talking about.)
Based in New Jersey, CuddleBearBaby makes a variety of felt foods, including Pop-Tarts and you can "serve" by the slice. There are even Halloween sets, featuring and stitched with orange, black, and white "sprinkles" and a set of cheery, ghost, bat, and pumpkin ones.
Halloween Cookies Felt Toys, $15; Etsy
But if you're truly all about the PSL life, why stop there? Etsy's got all kinds of goods inspired by the cult-favorite seasonal drink.
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