10 of the Best Gift Ideas for Baby's First Christmas #ad

Christmas is right around the corner and for many it will be their very first Christmas.

Two of our daughters were born at home under the twinkling fairy lights of the Christmas tree, so we know a thing or two about baby's first Christmas!

Celebrating the holiday season with a new baby is always extra special, whether thay are a few days old or fast approaching their first birthday.

But just what do you buy a baby for their first Christmas?

It's super easy to grab yet more adorable little clothes or a wooden toy for baby, but the gifts that will be most treasured are those that will grow with them so that they can use them for a while.

Gifting beautiful toys that last for a few years, particularly for open-ended play, is perfect.

Or even a gift that will become a treasured possession every Christmas, such as a beautiful Christmas stocking or personalised Christmas Eve box.

We have collated a list of 10 beautiful gift ideas for baby's first Christmas.

And the best news is, all of these toys will entertain them well into their toddler years and beyond!

You can find even more ideas in Etsy's gift guide for kids!

10 of the Best Gift Ideas for Baby's First Christmas

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Our first pick is this beautiful personalised birthday crown.

Your baby will love wearing this crown as they celebrate each birthday, a gorgeous new tradition the whole family will treasure.

The annual presentation of the birthday crown will help to transform those sweet moments into cherished childhood memories.

The crown is adjustable and perfectly sized to fit from age one and up!

A precious companion is the perfect first Christmas gift and this gorgeous soft touch doll will be loved for years to come.

The doll's pretty yellow dress is adorned with daisies, complimented with a lace trim, and her dress can be embroidered with her name or the child's name.

This beautiful soft rag doll is suitable from birth, she will be a beautiful keepsake for a special little one. 

If you have been around any parenting or toys content on Instagram or Pinterest, you will have seen a plethora of these beautiful rainbow arcs.

This is a classic Montessori toy that is perfect for open ended play and can be used in so many ways as children's play develops over the years.

This non-toxic rainbow arch is made from solid European beech wood and painted with water or clay based non-toxic paints in a choice of colours.

Each rainbow contains six arches in varying sizes and they can be stacked, balaanced, used to create marble runs, and are perfect for small world play.

The possibilities are endless with these! A name can be added to the smallest arc to personalise the gift.

A balance bike makes a peerfect gift for older babies enjoying their first Christmas.

The unique design of this Zebra Balance Bike can help teach babies and toddlers balance at their own pace, and it is suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

While the 3 wheel design can help older babieds and toddlers develop coordination, balance and gross motor skills.

Tha balance bike has fully enclosed anti-skid safety wheels so that fingers and toes don’t get caught up, and the cushioned handlebars are easy to grasp.

Babies and toddlers LOVE making music!

Indulge their need for noise and help them learn more about cause and effect with this cute wooden musical set.

The beautiful bright colours and jolly sounds will appeal to babies of all ages, and they will continue to be used throughout childhood.

This toddler play gym is amazing! And such great value.

The fun play gym will grow with baby and help them develop gross motor skills, balance and coordination as well as giving them climbing confidence.

They'll be shinning up trees and climbing all over the outdoor playground in no time!

This cute wooden bus with removable peg people is a great Montessori toy.

Made from smooth natural beechwood, each set includes one vehicle and four removable peg people.

This adorable wooden bus with peg people will spark their natural curiosity and help them develop motor skills, problem solving skills, hand to eye coordination, social skills and so much more!

Even better the toy comes ready-wrapped in a craft gift box with tissue paper, making it the perfect easy gift!

There is nothing babies love more than knocking things down! And these beautiful wooden balancing stones are perfect for that.

As baby's play develops these stones can be used as boulders for trucks and cars, stools for fairies and myriad other imaginative play opportunities.

Children can learn about building and construction, developing an understanding of balance, cause and effect as well as problem solving.

Stacking the stones is a deeply engaging activity in itself, so naturally great for developing hand eye coordination, concentration and extended play.

They can also be used to enhance block play when making imaginary worlds, or why not use for early counting or sorting.

Another beautiful and noise-making toy, these gorgeous fairy wands are perfect for all ages, but older babies and toddlers will adore shaking them to make the bells ring.

With the bright colours and texture of the ribbons and the gentle sound of the jingle bells, this adorable fairy wand is ideal for introducing babies to sensory play.

And they will certainly grab their attention!

The traditional wooden name puzzle is a fun and effective way to teach little ones letters, colours, shapes and how to spell their name.

This cute personalised name puzzle has easy to grasp pegs and is made from non-toxic and durable materials.

Each puzzle piece has smooth edges and fun colours and shapes little ones will love.

I hope this gift guide has made shopping for baby's first Christmas easier for you.

Read more of our tips on How to Celebrate Baby's First Christmas.

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