Newborn baby gifts: The holiday edition


‘Tis the season of joy, and what better way to celebrate than by showering the newest additions to your family with love and thoughtful presents?

Our holiday gift guide for newborns is packed with adorable and incredibly useful gifts that will make your little one happy, keep them engaged at playtime, and help them grow and develop like a champion. From award-winning toys to cozy essentials, here’s a curated selection from us that promises to bring smiles to babies and parents alike!

1. Crawligator Tummy Time Toy 

A coveted Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award recipient, this playful companion entertains and encourages essential tummy time, aiding in your little one’s motor skill development.

The Crawligator is designed to glide smoothly on flat, smooth floors, thanks to its high-quality ball caster wheels. And here’s the cool part – it’s not just for hard floors; even on carpets, your baby still gets those awesome tummy time benefits.

What’s more, this clever contraption is all about making your baby comfy. With its ergonomic design, it ensures your little explorer is in the right position for some serious tummy time action. So, whether they’re rolling around or practicing those cute arm and leg movements, the Crawligator is there to support their development.

2. First 100 Words: A Padded Board Book

This sturdy, baby-proof book is a visual feast featuring essential first words and vibrant images. Built tough for those exploring hands, this delightful read is a fantastic way to kickstart your baby’s language journey. 

3. Philips AVENT Soothie Heart Pacifier 

Pacify your worries and comfort your baby with the Philips AVENT Soothie Heart Pacifier, a must-have in your newborn’s essentials! A recipient of the Good Housekeeping Best Parenting Award, this pacifier is heart-shaped and crafted to follow your baby’s natural face curves, ensuring maximum comfort without bothering their tiny nose.
It’s made from 100% medical-grade silicone and follows the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics. It’s a one-piece wonder designed for newborns aged 0-3 months.

4. See-Me Sensory Balls

Roll into a world of sensory exploration with See-Me Sensory Balls. These vibrant, textured balls engage your baby’s senses, fostering cognitive development and motor skills. These sensory balls are a delightful gift that can add a playful bounce to your baby’s first holiday season.

5. Manhattan Toy Wimmer-Ferguson Learning Cube

Your tiny tot is embarking on a visual adventure at three months old, and the Manhattan Toy Wimmer-Ferguson Learning Cube is the perfect companion!

This soft-sided cube boasts captivating black-and-white patterns and contrasting shapes, which can captivate your little one as their eyesight develops. The learning cube also has animal friends and sensory delights, making it a sensory extravaganza. With ribbons to grab, a teething ring to chew, and even a mirror for self-discovery, this cube transforms playtime into a delightful learning experience, fostering motor skills and cause-and-effect understanding.

6. Fisher-Price Sit-to-Stand Giant Activity Book 

The gift that keeps on giving! Fisher-Price’s Sit-to-Stand Giant Activity Book isn’t just a toy; it’s a companion for every growth stage. This ‘toy that grows’ adapts to your baby’s developmental milestones, making it a fantastic present that evolves with your little one during the festive season and beyond.

This 2-in-1 wonder starts as a flat storybook and magically transforms into a sturdy activity center, giving your baby 360 degrees of play as they go from sitting up to crawling and walking.

With three Smart Stages learning levels, this electronic gem introduces the ABCs, early literacy, numbers, shapes, and colors through 120+ songs, sounds, tunes, and phrases. The adventure continues with eight engaging activities like shape-sorting, spinners, sliders, and a peek-a-boo door – keeping those tiny hands happily occupied.

7. Vtech 7-in-1 Senses & Stages Developmental Gym

This playtime powerhouse grows alongside your little one, starting as a snuggly play mat for early kicks and tummy time. As your baby grows, fold up the sides to reveal a mini ball pit and over 20 developmental activities, including a removable xylophone for a symphony of fun. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, adapting to your baby’s stages of growth and exploration.

8. Santa’s Workshop Playset

Capture the magic of your baby’s first Christmas with the Santa’s Workshop Playset. This enchanting gift sparks imagination and sensory exploration, creating delightful memories that will last a lifetime. It’s not just a toy; it’s a festive adventure that will have your little one giggling with holiday joy.

9. Loulou Lollipop Hooded Towel Set

Wrap your little one in warmth and whimsy with the Loulou Lollipop Hooded Towel Set—it’s like wrapping your little one in a cozy cloud!

These towels are made with the softest fabric and have a super absorbent bamboo terry cloth lining. Plus, each set comes with an adorable matching washcloth. This buttery-soft duo is not just a practical choice but a festive delight.

10. Reed Teething Ring 

Teething can be challenging, but the Reed Teething Ring makes it a bit easier. Crafted with care and quality, this teether provides safe relief for sore gums. Its ergonomic design and tactile appeal make it a standout choice for little ones discovering the world through touch and taste.

11. The Learning Lovey

Learning meets cuddle time with The Learning Lovey. This multifunctional blanket introduces textures, colors, and shapes in a way that captivates your baby’s curiosity. It’s not just a lovey; it’s an early education adventure wrapped in warmth.

12. Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit

Give the gift of peaceful nights with Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit. This cozy yet secure sleepsuit is designed to help your baby transition from swaddling to sleeping independently. It’s a magical touch for your little one, seeking a good night’s sleep during the holiday hustle and bustle.


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