Baby’s first Christmas is almost as exciting as their first birthday. You know they won’t remember it, but you will create some amazing memories to look back on. One of the greatest highlights for many parents is their baby’s first photo with Santa. Who doesn’t love seeing a baby crying in terror while Santa Clause smiles for the camera?
You are about to endeavour on the magical journey of elves, reindeer, Christmas trees, decorations and fake snow. It is the best!
The question is, what do you get a baby for its first-ever Christmas? Take it from us; we have got you covered with a list long enough to fill any sleigh. Let’s just hope Rudolph can take the weight!
TOP 10 First Christmas Gifts for Babies
1. Baby’s First Christmas Tree Ornament
Is there anything cuter than a baby’s tiny hand or footprint? This “Claydough” handprint ornament kit allows you to create a beautiful Christmas tree ornament at home with your babies hand and foot imprinted, complete with festive glitter. Each kit contains clay, a wooden ornament ring, a red ribbon, a rolling pin, glitter, glue, a candy cane, and instructions.
This is sure to become your new favourite Christmas decoration.
What You Need to Know:
- Non-toxic air-dry marshmallow clay
- Non-toxic child-safe glue
- Includes a rolling pin
- 4.5" and 5.5" round cookie cutter, ribbon, hole punch
Product Name: Child to Cherish Glitter Baby Handprint First Christmas Ornament Kit
2. 100% Organic Cotton Personalised Baby Blanket
Not every gift at Christmas has to be festively decorated. We love this Personalised Baby Blanket, not only as a baby’s first Christmas gift but to be used and loved all year round and for years to come.
The Knit Studio has created a way for you to design a completely unique cotton blanket online that will become a truly cherished gift. With the option to add text, animals, symbols, patterns and choose your colours, you have the freedom to create a beautifully bespoke, precious gift.
3. Organic Knitted Elf Rattle
All babies love a rattle, so why not add festive cheer with this Organic Knitted Elf Rattle.
This isn’t your average rattle; this friendly elf is knitted entirely from organic cotton with vibrant colours and soft rattle noise. It is so beautiful that it could even be used as a decorative ornament when your baby has grown out of it!
Find it here.
4. Sophie la Girafe Christmas Gift Set
We’ve all seen Sophie the Giraffe before, and it’s no surprise that she has been the most loved teething toy for over 55 years. This gift set is the perfect combination of cute products for your baby’s first Christmas. The teething toy is flexible, soft and perfectly sized for tiny hands, whilst the hat and slippers are sure to keep your baby warm and looking extra cute!
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5. Kids' ''Twas the Night Before Christmas' Fitted Two-Piece Pajamas & Book Set
What an ideal gift for creating Christmas Eve traditions and making memories together! This pyjama and book set is the ultimate combination of comfort and excitement. An excellent gift for Christmas Eve, snuggle your baby up in its finest new 100% cotton pyjamas before introducing them to this classic Christmas tale. Magical!
6. Baby Developmental Play Gift Set
A beautifully crafted developmental playset made from the highest quality of natural materials. The impressive thing about this set is the ability to curate the perfect gift set for your baby.
This set covers all bases with elements to choose from, such as Pastel Sensory Tumbling Toys, Etched Wooden Blocks, Small Baby Stacking Rings, and a Modern Mind Stimulating Activity Mat. And as they all look so cute, they can even double as decor for the nursery!
7. M&B Signature One-Piece
Everyone knows that you can never have enough one-pieces for your baby. Whether it’s due to the 17 outfit changes a day or because they won’t stop growing for long enough to wear it more than a few times, you always need a pile of your favourite go-to pieces at hand.
The M&B Signature One-Piece is made from 100% cotton to be kind to your baby’s skin and comes in a range of 7 adorable colours with an embroidered M&B logo. Why not give them all a go!
8. Montessori Name Puzzle
Another chance to get creative with your gifts. Busy Puzzle’s Montessori Name Puzzle allows you to create a custom made name puzzle from 10 different colour schemes. You can choose themed figures and add a personalised engraved message on the back for an extra-special keepsake. Made from plywood and water-based paint, the Montesorri Name Puzzle is even safe for teething babies that can’t keep toys out of their mouths.
9. FABLAB Organic Cotton Christmas Calendar - Woodland
The lead up to a baby’s first Christmas is an exciting time and something you’ll definitely want to celebrate. This Fabelab Organic Cotton Christmas Calendar comes complete with 24 beautifully designed pockets, wooden clips and string. You can start counting down the days with your little one from December 1st. The pockets are ideal for filling with small gifts and keepsakes that your baby can cherish as they grow and before they get old enough to demand a chocolate advent calendar instead!
This Christmas Calendar is a beautiful heirloom piece to cherish for generations to come.
What You Need To Know:
Ethically produced in India and made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton.
10. Personalised Hessian Christmas Sack
There’s nothing like spoiling your kids at Christmas, especially when it’s their first. The perfect alternative to a traditional stocking, this Hessian Christmas Sack can be personalised with your baby’s name and the option of a gingham or tartan trim. Made from hard-wearing hessian, the Christmas Sack will bring joy to your little one’s faces on Christmas morning year after year.
BONUS- 2 in 1 Practical First Christmas Gift Suggestion From M&B. Parents
We do have one more gift that is simply practical and very handy at home or on the run! An easy to grip teething ring with a 100% organic cotton comforter blanket. It comes in a large variety of colours and patterns to choose from. Most parents and babies love this product because it is just the right size for irritable babies to manipulate with their chubby little hands.
This is not just a teething ring. It is a boredom buster for orally obsessed babies that always need something in their mouth! Buy yourself some peace and give it to your baby for Christmas!