Christmas Gifts for Babies

Your baby's first Christmas is a special time. We've rounded up our pick of the best Christmas gifts for babies, from adorable keepsake boxes to clever toys designed to nurture development.

Christmas Gifts for Babies

Christmas Presents for Babies 2023

The first Christmas with your baby is a special one, and you want to make it memorable. Here are some fun and festive gift ideas that will help you make the most out of this magical time of year.

Hubert Highland Cow Pull Along Toy

doddl gift guide Hubert Highland Pull Along Toy

Suitable from 6 months+, this cute and cuddly character is a 2-in-1 toy. With his removable wooden wheels he transforms from a pull along companion to a cuddly highland cow teddy! His warm stroke-able coat and crinkly ears provide tactile stimulation. Little Bird Told Me use materials that can easily be recycled or are biodegradable.

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Little Dutch Keepsake Memory Box

doddl gift guide keepsake memory box

Christmas is all about making memories, and this cute box has plenty of options for the perfect way to store keepsakes. A wonderful gift to revisit over and over again in the years to come. Mama Shack are a small business with a passion for creating beautiful products through socially-responsible manufacturing.

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Etta Loves Sensory Hanging Squares – for babies’ first year

doddl gift guide keepsake memory box

These scientifically sensory squares are reversible for 0-4 months and 5+ months and their adjustable Velcro attachments makes them perfect to attach to the baby gym, car seat or pram. The patterns have been designed to support babies' cognitive and visual development. Etta Loves is a female-founded business, using organic cotton.

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Nursery Times – My First Crinkly Newspaper

doodl gift guide Crinkly Newspaper

A six page crinkly cloth book designed to look like a little newspaper. Safety tested to UKCA standards. Each newspaper comes packed in a little envelope. There are many designs to choose from. This one is the Nursery Times Crinkly Newspaper with four classic beautifully illustrated nursery rhymes including, Hey, Diddle Diddle, Humpty Dumpty, Incy Wincy Spider and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. A practical, lightweight cloth book with crinkly pages, which makes a great sensory toy.  Personalised options also available. Jo and Nic are both mums who have built this business by scratch.

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Orange Tree Toys Spring Garden Mobile

doddl gift guide Spring Garden Mobile

This beautiful wooden mobile painted in lovely colours, is the perfect addition to any little ones’ nursery. Featuring bees, butterflies, flowers and birds, which sway in the breeze,  this mobile will captivate & engage babies and help stimulate their visual senses.

This product is made from FSC® - certified wood. By choosing this product, you are supporting responsible management of the world's forests. This product comes in beautifully designed, fully recyclable packaging. Orange Tree Toys are a female founded family business based in Cheltenham.

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doddl Baby Cutlery Set and Case

doddl baby cutlery and case

The perfect first baby cutlery, designed for babies 6+ months. Our baby cutlery is intuitive to use, safe and comfortable to hold. Recommended by experts and 5 star rated by over 10,000 parents. doddl baby cutlery helps your baby learn to use cutlery and develop key motor skills. Boosts confidence and independence at every mealtime.

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Ideas to create your own Baby’s Christmas Gift Package

If you’re feeling creative, you could make or adapt these from things you have at home

  1. Personalized Christmas Stocking: A personalized Christmas stocking is a perfect way to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas. You can choose from a variety of designs and add your baby’s name to make it extra special. Fill it with small gifts that your baby can enjoy, like a teething toy or a soft plush toy.
  2. Baby’s First Christmas Ornament: A personalised Christmas ornament is a great way to commemorate your baby’s first Christmas. You can choose from a variety of designs and add your baby’s name and the year. Hang it on your tree every year and watch as your baby grows and the memories accumulate.
  3. Festive Outfit: Dressing your baby up in a festive outfit is a must for the holiday season. From cute onesies to adorable dresses, there are so many options to choose from. You can even add a personalized touch by adding your baby’s name or a festive message.
  4. DIY Handprint or Footprint Keepsake: A DIY handprint or footprint keepsake is a fun craft that you can enjoy with your baby. You can use paint or clay to make an impression of your baby’s hand or foot and turn it into a keepsake ornament or plaque. It’s a great way to capture the memory of your baby’s first Christmas.


Remember, the most important thing about your baby’s first Christmas is spending time together and creating memories that will last a lifetime. These gift ideas are just a few ways to make the holiday season extra special for your family.

Don't forget to check our guide for gifts for your toddler this Christmas.

doddl gift guide - baby dressed in red and white plays with Christmas wrapped gifts


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