The holidays are here! And if you recently welcomed a new little member to your family, you’re probably looking for a few things to make your baby’s first Christmas extra special. This is our Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide! And this list is sure to help create even more special memories with your baby during the holiday season.
Our Favorite Gifts for Baby’s First Christmas
1 | Christmas Pajamas
Getting new pajamas is a holiday tradition for many families. Find a pair that is extra special for your sweet babe, like the first Christmas pajamas! Or get a matching set for the whole family! The photos are always the cutest with your newest family member.
2 | Indestructibles Baby Books
These books are pretty much the bomb. They’re chew-proof, rip-proof, and drool-proof. Basically, they’re baby-proof. 😉 And these books can even be washed in the dishwasher or washing machine! Awesome! Perfect gifts for baby’s first Christmas.
3 | Babyprints Hanging Christmas Ornament
Our babies will only be this little for a little while. Remember these moments by making a Christmas tree ornament with baby’s handprint! You can then write in your baby’s name and the date either on the front or the back of the ornament.
4 | Wee Gallery Art Cards for Baby
These Wee Gallery cards are a set of high-contrast black and white cards that will engage and entertain babies from day one. The repeating pattern designs will captivate your baby’s attention while also stimulating their vision. Each card is finished with matte lamination and child-friendly rounded corners and measures 5 inches by 7 inches, a perfect size for your baby’s hands.
5 | Milestone Baby Cards
We’re all about preserving memories! These dated photo cards are the perfect thing to add when you’re taking a photo of your little one. What’s also great is that they used eco-friendly vegetable-based inks, and the paper is durable and high quality to help preserve as a keepsake item. These are great for baby’s first Christmas and for remembering important milestones for years to come.
6 | Zany Zoo Wooden Activity Gym
This wooden activity gym is full of great things for baby to experience on each side — a spinning animal alphabet, zigzag races, a wooden bead roller coaster, and more! Our son has one and absolutely loves it.
7 | The Night Before Christmas Recordable Storybook
This classic holiday story is a family favorite. I love how you can record yourself reading the story so your loved ones can hear your voice for years to come whether you’re near or far.
8 | Radio Flyer Classic Walker Wagon
This radio flyer push-wagon is a classic. It’s safe, versatile, and allows beginner walkers to safely build confidence and balance as they begin to stand up and take their first steps. The wooden stake sides hold whatever they’d like to bring along, and the wooden stakes sides are also removable!
9 | Little People’s Nativity Set
The sweetest little Nativity set we ever did see! This nativity set is perfect for those little hands. It allows our children to play out Mary and Joseph caring for Baby Jesus, the Three Kings bringing gifts as well as feeding and caring for the animals. We particularly love that the start lights up and the set plays the song “Away in the Manger.”
10 | Itzy Ritzy Silicone Teethers
These aren’t your average teethers. From flamingos to lattes to cacti and pineapples, these cute designs are great for those teething gums as well as family favorites with their adorable designs! Babies and parents love them!
And if you are looking for a handmade teether, this wooden Christmas tree teether is the perfect thing. Wouldn’t this be cute in their stocking?!
11 | Wooden Rainbow Stacking Toy
This Large Rainbow stacking toy from Grimm’s is a wonderfully versatile stacking/sorting toy that will amuse and stimulate babies and children visually and mentally. The simple design and bold colors allow children to be immersed in reasoning and creative thinking while developing motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Adults can guide the child’s discovery of concepts such as colors, size, ordering (an early mathematical skill), counting, and more. The Rainbow’s ageless design and sturdy construction will last for generations.
12 | Baby’s 1st Christmas Stocking
These personalized Christmas stockings are the cutest! We couldn’t just pick one. It’s a fun way to memorialize baby’s first Christmas.
13 | SmartNoggin NogginStik Developmental Light-up Rattle
The Noggin Stik® is not your average rattle. It is motion-activated and lights up in 3 different colors, which helps your baby learn visual tracking–a critical pre-literacy skill and a necessary precursor to reading. It comes with a user-friendly, easy-to-follow booklet that tells parents what their baby should be doing and when and encourages parent-infant interaction, fun play, bonding, and entertainment. Its eye-catching design promotes tactile interest and enhances grasping and holding skills, all important foundational skills for future learning.
14 | First Year Baby Frame
To be able to see your baby’s growth month by month in one frame is such a treasure. We have one of these in our son’s room and looking at each photo never gets old. This is a gift that keeps on giving.
15 | Toddler Toothbrush and Storybook Gift Set
A great gift to get your little one to keep their teeth clean. This Brushies set comes with four finger puppet toothbrushes as well as a board book. This is a gift for the child and parent because children will enjoy brushing their teeth by themselves with these brushes, and parents will feel good knowing their baby’s teeth are being cared for as they grow.
16 | Drop & Go Dump Truck
Drop one of the colorful “rocks” into the top of this cheerful dump truck toy and watch it tumble into the bucket to learn numbers. My son LOVES this toy! He’s developing his motor skills by putting the “rocks” into the top of the hole and lifting the hinged bucket to unload the rocks and start again. It’s a great early education toy for our little ones, and it’s a push or pull toy!
17 | Lovevery Play Gym and Play Kits
Lovevery’s award-winning play gym is amazing for all your baby’s learning stages, providing what your baby wants to see, touch, and do as their little self starts to emerge. It does come with a large price tag, but this play gym includes everything you need in an activity gym—from batting to teething to learning to focus. It’s made to grow with your child for a whole year of play.
Also great are the Lovevery Play Kit subscriptions. Your child will receive a new, developmentally appropriate box of goodies every 3 or so months. The kits build upon one another to facilitate developmentally appropriate play. We love how high quality the products are—you’re little one will be treasuring these toys for years to come!
18 | Pompom Canvas Bin
Storage is something every family needs. This machine-washable 100% cotton canvas bin is so cute with its pom poms. It’s perfect for holding your little one’s toys, books, clothes, or craft supplies. Put it in your baby’s nursery or in any room in the home to help keep your family organized. I personally think it’s a great bin to hold other presents you give to baby. Add swaddle blankets, pajamas, baby books, etc.! It’s the perfect gift basket without the basket. 😉
19 | Freshly Picked Moccasins
Baby’s first shoes are childhood treasures. Get something of quality that will stand the test of time. These Freshly Picked moccasins are top of the line. Our son has a pair and it’s become one of our favorites.
20 | First Christmas Book
“My Very Merry FIRST Christmas” wishes your baby a very Merry 1ST Christmas. In this uniquely personalized, award-winning board book, Goose, Chipmunk, and other furry friends deliver a note about your child to Santa, asking him to make your baby a toy and star for the tree. Then all the winter animals prepare a festive 1st-holiday celebration for your child and decorate the tree with ornaments spelling their name. This book is a perfect Christmas gift for a family celebrating a baby’s 1st Christmas! This beautiful rhyming board book is made with thick, durable pages for exploring little hands.
21 | Hand-Cut Silhouette
Have you seen anything more precious? These personalized silhouettes are so dreamy. Whether a hand-cut portrait or an ornament, this silhouette will always remind you of your sweet babe on your baby’s first Christmas together. I love that you can then frame the portraits and hang them on your wall as priceless pieces of art of your babies.
22 | Baby’s First Christmas Ornament
Speaking of ornaments, if none of the other “firsts” gifts interest you, a classic gift for baby is baby’s first ornament. I still have mine as a baby and I loved that our son received one as a gift for his first Christmas. It’s fun to be able to look at the ornaments on your tree and remember special memories tied to each. This one will do that for years to come.
23 | My First Christmas Santa Bear
Baby will love snuggling up with this soft plush holiday bear! Christmas will be extra special with this special memento. Plus, it makes the perfect prop for all of those First Christmas photos!
24 | Musical Llama Toy
This interactive toy is loaded with musical fun and activities. Not only is it beautiful enough to leave on display, but little ones love it too! It is a favorite in our home and the perfect Santa gift for Baby’s First Christmas.
25 | Holiday Heirloom Baby Blanket
This beautiful gift will stay in your family for many years to come. This super-soft heirloom blanket is filled with sweet festive reindeer and all the things holiday dreams are made of! Perfect for baby’s first Christmas and beyond.
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