ARTICLE by Natalie Brown

Christmas gifting for little ones

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Whether it’s a first Christmas celebration or a practiced family event, the festive period is always super special.  

Gift giving has always been a very popular element of many families’ day, yet for those with newborns and babies, knowing what to gift can be a little harder. From toys to baby essentials, there is an array of gifts that will be very much loved this Christmas, if not by a little one, by mum and dad too.

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts we think will be a hit, so you can spend less time hunting for presents and more time enjoying the Christmassy season. Read on to find out why we love them…

Larisa & Pumpkin ball pit

The Larisa & Pumpkin ball pit range is the perfect nursery accessory and sure to keep little one’s entertained for hours. Ball pits are not only great fun, but they are also ideal for developing baby’s gross and fine motor skills.

Containing 200 CE certified balls, the Larisa & Pumpkin ball pits are made from 100% non-toxic, azo dye-free plastic which is both odourless and safe.  The range features a series of colours too which are ideal to suit any home décor. This is a fantastic gift for little one’s at self-supporting age (approx. 8m+) and above.

Liewood Connor Baby Dining Set

Liewood offer an extensive range of fabulously eco baby products, gifts and clothes that are stylish and sustainable.

Their mealtime collection is a great gift for babies entering weaning age with products such as the Connor Baby Dining Set made from 100% silicone which is both soft, lightweight and made from chemical-free materials. The set is completely dishwasher safe (up to 65c) and freezer safe (down to -20c), so is super practical for mum and dad too!

Little Bird Told Me Dexter Pull-Along

Give the gift of friendship this Christmas with the Little Bird Told Me ranges of super cute pull-alongs. The ideal furry companion, the Dexter pull-along features detachable wheels and crinkly ears that make for the perfect tactile stimulation. Perfect for babies from 6m+, these can be pulled along from room to room during Christmas day and beyond.

Tonies Steiff Soft Cuddly Friend - Lita Lamb 

The Toniebox from Tonies is now a household favourite for many families. If you’re buying for a little one and know they possess a Toniebox already, the Tonie Steiff Soft Cuddly Friend is a great gift!

Lita Lamb is one of many Steiff friends that can magically attach to the Toniebox, telling stories of how Lita makes new friends and adventures where they have to slide down the secret moonlight slide into the land of the cuddly friends. With a running time of 68 minutes, it’s sure to be a hit for bedtimes stories!

Oli Ella Dinkum Doll – Pickle

Say hello to Pickle - your baby’s first baby and lifelong friend with the perfect amount of squish for cuddles and play. Like all the Dozy Dinkums, Pickle is posable, made from the softest cotton outer and is the perfect first toy and keepsake.

Pickle features the sweetest embroidered face with a tuft of hair and wears a non-removable onesie with a rainbow over the heart. Pickle is a beautiful gift for newborn babies or would make a beautiful addition to your Dinkum Doll family for older children too.

For newborns...

If you're shopping for a little one who has just been welcomed into the world or maybe still on the way, we have lots of super cute presents ready for their first Christmas. From playmats to life-long cuddly friends, discover some of our favourite gifts for the littlest ones.

Little Dutch Wooden Gym

The Little Dutch Wooden Baby Gym in Little Goose is made of sturdy wood and includes three toys that have different textures to touch and feel. Perfect for sensory play, little ones love to explore these colourful toys. Bee has a small mirror on her tummy, while the flower leaves have a crinkly touch. This baby gym promotes both hand-eye coordination and stimulates little senses.

Liewood Glenn Activity Blanket - Classic Sandy

The Liewood Glenn Activity Blanket in Classic Sandy is great for developing your little one's motor senses and curiosity. The animals on the blanket are crunchy and can flap up and down to reveal cute secrets, keeping your little one entertained for hours.


Looking for more gifts?

Discover a full range of gifts on our Christmas Catalogue or shop the collection for all your Christmas wishlist...