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