A baby’s first Christmas is a very special time so we have searched high and low for some very special gifts. From a hand crochet elf to a stunning wooden stacking rainbow and personalised teething ring, you are sure to be inspired with our pick of baby gifts.
Best Years Sustainable Wooden Stacking Rainbow £18.99
Best Years have been specialising in making ethical toys for over 10 years. Up until now, the collection has only consisted of a large number of ethical, fair trade and organic soft toys, but we are extremely excited that they have just launched a beautiful collection of wooden toys in time for Christmas. One of our favourite items from the wooden collection is this gorgeous wooden rainbow puzzle which is handmade from sustainable wood in bright rainbow colours. This seven piece puzzle offers multiple uses and endless possibilites – open-ended play. You can stack them, balance them on top of each other, they could even be bridges or tunnels for small cars – we are sure you will come up with plenty more ideas. This toy will be enjoyed by babies and carry on being enjoyed as they grow into toddlers.
Stiff Cuddly Norri Narwhale £25
Any baby will love cuddling this luxuriously soft Norri narwhal plush toy from Steiff. The 25 cm narwhal is also called the “unicorn of the sea”. Featuring a horn (which is really an elongated tooth) made of gold-coloured plush fabric, a bean bag has been sewn into his soft and cuddly pink plush belly which makes him super cuddly but also allows him to maintain a stable position. His extra special plush toy is sure to be a firm favourite!
Biz Growin Flamingo Baby Sleeping Bag £26
This has got to be one of the most beautiful baby sleeping bags we have ever seen! This Flora Flamingo baby sleeping bag will keep baby warm and secure at night with its 2.5 tog thickness. The adorable swan features beautiful feather applique detailing and embroidery work. The bag also features gorgeous ruffling on the armholes and an easy zipper opening for night time nappy change.
Best Years Fair Trade Crochet Elf £18.99
This handmade crochet cotton elf baby toy is sure to become an essential part of Christmas, after all they are Santa’s little helpers, working hard all year making toys for children. Many families have a Christmas Elf that lives with them the whole of December, sent from the North Pole to let Santa know whether the children are naughty or nice! This green, red and white elf is crocheted from cotton yarn and is suitable from birth and machine washable, making it a perfect Elf for baby’s first Christmas.
Born Gifted Personalised Wooden Shape Sorter Clock £15.99
The personalised shape sorter learning clock does not simply help a child with learning to tell the time, it can assist with learning numbers, colours and shapes all combined in a great teaching toy. Made from wood, each of the 12 coloured cut-out shapes have a numerical and text number printed on which fit into the inserts on the face of the clock. With movable central hands, encourage your children to say the number, shape and colour as they attempt the place the pieces in the correct inserts on the clock. The clock also has 5 minute markers making it easy to teach 5 past, 10 past, etc. Your own personalisation in the form of a name can be added to make it an extra special gift.
Best Years Knitted Dinosaur Rattle £9.99
Did you know that the neck and tail of the Diplodocus Dinosaur consisted of 100 vertebrae while humans have just 33?
There is definitely something very charming about this small orange diplodocus rattle. As well as being super cute it is also very practical as it is machine washable! These dino rattles make a fabulous gift for both boys and girls.
Moccis Hand Sewn Moccasin Slippers £25
These are the best slippers you will ever own! Moccis are a hybrid of a sock and slipper in one, making them the perfect footwear for keeping cozy, whether at home or out in the pram. They feature a soft leather sole and can be machine washed. They are available for babies, children and adults and come in over 30 fun designs, including more than 20 ‘Twinning’ designs.
Nibbling Personalised Teething Rattle £15
Nibbling’s natural wooden teethers are made using untreated natural beech wood and BPA free, 100% food-grade silicone that is safe and soft enough for babies to chew. Nibbling are very proud to now be offering a personalisation service on their teething rattles. They make a really lovely gift and come in 4 different colours.
Personalised Photo Puzzle £19.99
We absolutely love these personalized photo puzzles from Peekaboo Puzzles. You provide the photos and they create your very own puzzle featuring your baby, or family or whoever you choose. They are such a gorgeous keepsake!
Best Years Upcycled Organic Cotton Baby Comforter £8.99
These beautiful baby comforters are upcycled using left over fabric from the manufacture of organic baby clothes. Hand made from 100% organic Egyptian cotton means they are not only super soft but they are nice and breathable too. They are also machine washable. As each comforter is made from left over fabric, all the designs are limited editions, making them even more special.