When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. This keeps it 100% reader supported and free of ads or sponsorships. Thanks for your support!

Gift Ideas for Babies

When it comes to gifting the under one crowd, it doesn’t have to be huge, flashy or expensive. A little thought goes a long way. We love these gift ideas for babies — they’re soft, sweet and memorable.

Manhattan Toy Artful Skwish ~ $17

This wooden rattle toy is a favorite for the six-to-nine month crowd, and it’s so aesthetically pleasing it can take up permanent residence on a styled shelf after your little one grows out of it.

gift ideas for babies

Custom Baby Board Book ~ from $30

From one of our favorites in the photo printing game, Artifact Uprising, this brand new make-your-own board book is the perfect gift for little ones. Fill it with photos of favorite places, favorite people or things you’re thankful for.

Pom Hats ~ $varies

A timeless winter hat for your littlest love. The modern color palette of these Blueberry Hill hats is perfect for mixing and matching with the whole family.

gift ideas for babies

Wood Shape Sorter Drum ~ $35

Simple doesn’t have to mean boring. This classic wooden shape sorter grows with your infant, from grasping blocks to stacking, naming colors and sorting.

gift ideas for babies

Little Unicorn Muslin Quilt ~ $50

We will forever recommend Little Unicorn’s muslin quilts to every newborn until the end of time. They’re so soft and just get comfier with age.

gift ideas for babies

Kid O Activity Board ~ $37

Okay, so yes, this takes batteries and lights up, but it’s the chic-est of all the battery-operated, light-up toys. This simple activity board has sound, light and vibration effects that engage and entertain your little.

gift ideas for babies

Jellycat Stuffed Octopus ~ $35

The softest of all stuffies, Jellycat is a must for any infant holiday gift list. This year, we’re particularly enamoured with Odell the Octopus.

gift ideas for babies

BabyNoise Wooden Egg Shakers ~ $18

Made of natural wood and hand painted, these wooden egg shakers encourage hand-eye coordination, creativity and a love of music.

gift ideas for babies

Skip Hop Explore & More Baby Jumper ~ $139

Your baby’s activity gym has gotten a major facelift. Not only will it keep your tiny one upright and entertained for long periods of time, it looks pretty chic. Plus, this one from Skip Hop folds. Score!

gift ideas for babies

Modern Activity Mat ~ $79

Crate + Kids knocks it out of the park with this modern, minimalist activity mat. It’s squishy, it’s crinkly, it has a variety of fabrics and sounds, and it does its best to keep your little one happy during tummy time.

Finding the perfect present can be challenging, but we hope you found some inspiration here. Need a gift for a tot or a preschooler? Check out our Toddler and Preschooler Gift Guide.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Join 450k Parents Already Receiving "Crib Notes"

Get practical advice and pro-tips for pregnancy, postpartum and parenting.


  • The Real Lowdown on Pregnancy
  • Preparing for Birth
  • Postpartum Survival Strategies
  • Breastfeeding, Newborn Sleep Solutions and more

Get a weekly email with practical advice and insights as your baby grows.


  • Infant Sleep Solutions
  • Babyproofing
  • Starting Solids
  • Pumping at Work and more

I hate spam too and offer easy, 1-click unsubscribe

Hi there - Welcome to the fold.

Bearing and raising kids is hard, but we're here to simplify everything. Unlike most sites, we offer an ad-free, sponsor-free environment, so you always know you’re getting a full dose of honesty.

If you want to noodle around on our site, our 3 most popular articles are:

And, if you haven't already, find us Facebook and Instagram.

Thanks for joining and we'll talk soon!

- Meg

Spread the love!

We haven't taken any money from sponsors or investors.

Help us grow by inviting people that will love Lucie's List as much as you do.

You and the people you invite will get a FREE copy of our Baby Registry Cheatsheet!