Gift Ideas – First Christmas

Gift ideas for a baby’s first Christmas

It can be tricky buying Christmas presents for the youngest recipients. They don’t really *need* anything, but at the same time it’s nice to get them a little gift so you don’t feel like they’re being left out. Our son was 4 months old on his first Christmas and we got him a little music box, similar to the Djeco one below. He really loved it and I like the idea of getting something which can be kept and remembered when they’re older.
Here are a few other ideas to suit different budgets.


Gifts Under £10

A light, flexible, easy to clean ball with loads of holes to make it easy to grip – for babies to play with, it doesn’t get much better than the classic Oball!

Oball £4.49

ambi toys twin rattle

With its retro looks and unique movement this brightly-coloured rattle is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. A really lovely toy which has to be tried to be appreciated!

Ambi Twin Rattle £6.99

Gifts £10-20

jellycat bashful beige bunny small

You can’t go wrong with a Jellycat soft toy as a present for the tiniest recipients. Something to be cuddle and cherish forever!

Bashful Beige Bunny £11.99

The Oombee cube by Fat Brain Toys is such a great little shape sorter. The shapes are all attached to the cube so they can’t get lost, and they’re made of silicone so it can double as a teething toy.

Fat Brain Oombee Cube £13.99

bajo cicada

Recommended for children aged 18 months and up, but we think these pull-back grasshoppers are great as soon as babies are starting to crawl. Really unique, eye-catching design, they make a brilliant noise, and are fun to chase too.

Bajo Pull-Back Grasshopper £13.99


Gifts £20+

djeco DJ06052 space melody music box

These classic wooden music boxes play beautiful tunes and babies are fascinated by the dancing characters.

Djeco Space Melody Music Box £21.99

Flensted 5 Balloon Mobile Bristol Toyville

Flensted’s 5 Balloon style is our best-selling mobile but there are plenty of other gorgeous options too, such as the Shoal of Fish. Flensted mobiles are hand-assembled in Denmark and are so delicate and well balanced that the slightest breeze sets them moving.

Flensted Balloon 5 Mobile £24.99

Flensted Shoal of Fish Mobile £26.99

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