Does your gift list this year include a few new additions? Christmas is wonderful, particularly with a new baby in your family or circle of friends, but what do you buy for someone who’s too tiny to write a wishlist? Here are our picks for a baby’s first Christmas present.
1. Made With Love Baby Bear Travel Charm
Suitable from birth. RRP £14.99
The cute Baby Bear Travel Charm attaches easily to a car seat or pushchair. With a rattle, squeaker and crinkle sounds to discover, the Travel Charm will keep your baby amused while you’re out and about. The soft, velvety fabrics and soothing, gender-neutral colours make this an ideal first travel toy, and a gorgeous accessory for your pushchair.
2. Baby Boutique Knitted Shawl, Baby Grey
Suitable from birth. RRP £9.99
Knitted in 100% cotton, and featuring a decorative edge, this pretty blanket will bring a touch of luxury to any nursery. In restful Baby Grey, it will complement a wide range of bedding styles and is ideal for layering on colder nights, or to use as a travel blanket.
This beautiful blanket has been designed to fit Moses baskets, prams, or to keep baby snug in their car seat; it measures 70 x 90cm. Also available in pink, blue, and cream.
3. Love Colour Knitted Blanket, Lime
Suitable from birth. RRP £10.99
The Lime Cotton Blanket combines a beautifully soft texture with a pop of fun colour. The knitted texture and 100% cotton fabric will be soft and kind to your baby's skin, whether this blanket is layered in a cot or Moses basket, or popped in a pushchair as a travel blanket.
It measures 70 x 90cm. Also available in raspberry, turquoise, and coral.
4. Made With Love Bear Chime Rattle
Suitable from birth. RRP £4.99
This cute little baby bear makes an ideal first toy. Easy for tiny hands to grab, the soft bear holds a gentle chime rattle to encourage your baby to shake it. Made in soft striped jersey and huggable velour, with a charming satin bowtie.
5. Made With Love Teddy Bear With Muslin Comforter
Suitable from birth. RRP £12.99
The super-soft teddy bear holds an embroidered muslin comforter, with a strokable satin edge. A well-loved comforter can help babies learn to soothe themselves, so this cuddly little bear is sure to become a favourite friend.
The muslin comforter is 100% cotton and measures 60 x 60cm.
6. Counting Sheep Comforter
Suitable from birth. RRP £10.99
Soft and fluffy, and featuring a sleepy little lamb friend, the Counting Sheep Comforter is the perfect companion for baby’s bedtime. Made from super-soft plush, this comforter will help soothe your baby to sleep. The finger hole also allows you to use the comforter as a cute puppet. Importantly, it’s machine washable.
7. “Say Hello” Glove Puppet
Suitable from birth. RRP £7.99
This reversible puppet is two friends in one, teaching baby that faces still exist even when they cannot be seen. The bright colours and smiling faces will delight little ones, with rainbow ribbons and fascinating patterns for visual stimulation. Irresistible and fun, the Glove Puppet is a perfect toy for interactive parent and baby time.
The friendly characters encourage baby to begin practising their early communication, developing their social skills and increasing confidence. Part of the “Say Hello” range of intelligent toys, developed by East Coast in partnership with Baby Sensory.
8. “Say Hello” Discovery Ball
Suitable from 3 months. RRP £11.99
This reversible ball is perfect for rolling around on the floor or attaching to a stroller for fun wherever you go. The perfect size for tiny hands, it encourages baby to look, touch and explore, to discover the surprises inside.
The ball features a friendly sun and sleepy moon, perfect for playing peek-a-boo. Then turn the ball inside out to discover the characters from the Baby Sensory ‘Say Hello to the Sun’ song hiding inside.
Roll the ball back and forth, encouraging baby to crawl and reach it, or sit together and explore the colours and textures. Part of the “Say Hello” range of intelligent toys, developed by East Coast in partnership with Baby Sensory.
9. “Say Hello” Travel Mobile
Suitable from birth. RRP £10.49
The Travel Mobile is a soothing little rain cloud, offering sensory fun, whatever the weather.
Baby will love the friendly faces, bright colours and fascinating patterns, and batting the dangling toys helps to improve hand-eye coordination.
The friendly characters swing as the pushchair or car seat moves, encouraging baby to look, touch, and explore to discover the jingly bells, raindrop chime, and a little sun mirror. With a clasp to attach it easily to a stroller, for fun wherever you go. Part of the “Say Hello” range of intelligent toys, developed by East Coast in partnership with Baby Sensory.
10. “Say Hello” Boy or Girl Activity Friend
Suitable from birth.RRP £9.99 each
With their friendly faces and easy-to-grasp rings, these little Activity Friends are sure to become firm favourites.
Babies will love the bright, appealing colours and prints, and the variety of textures to explore. Cute and fun, this new friend has a variety of sensory activities for them to explore. Discover surprising squeaks, feel the textured rings and tactile fabrics, and soothe sore gums with the textured teether feet. There’s even a ring to attach them to a stroller or car seat, for fun wherever you go. Part of the “Say Hello” range of intelligent toys, developed by East Coast in partnership with Baby Sensory.
Recommended prices are a guide only, and correct at time of publication.
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