Baby at Christmas Time with Gift

The littlies in the family are such fun to buy for! There is such a wealth of options available. But, finding something extra special, which will be practical as well as fun, can be a little more problematic. Particularly when you are looking for a gift that will last as well.

Here are some of our favourite Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies & Toddlers. Most of the items come from smaller independent brands whose thoughtful care in creation is clearly evident, and attention to detail is second to none!

Baby's First Christmas ornament, sack & advent calendar
Left to Right: Ornament by Betsy Benn, Christmas Sack by Susie Watson Designs, Advent Calendar by Hide & Seek Textiles

Of course, don’t forget the opportunity to embrace baby’s first Christmas. Whether it’s through the purchase of a special ornament for the tree, a keepsake stocking or refillable advent calendar, there are so many gorgeous ways to welcome a new family member to the start of a lifetime of Christmas festivities.

Happy Shopping!

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Nursery Decor

Modo Creative Personalised Alphabet Art Print

Alphabet art print

Modo Creative’s gorgeous muted tone alphabet art print can be personalised for a gorgeous keepsake to treasure.

Jonny's Sister Handmade Letter Cushions

Letter Cushion

Handmade in Somerset by Jonny’s Sister’s seamstresses, these letter cushions are made to order with your choice of letter and fabric.

Tyrrell Katz Snuggle Blankets

Snuggle Blankets

Tyrrell Katz’s wonderfully soft fleecy snuggle blankets are just perfect for those cuddles on the sofa!

Luckies I'm As Big As Wall Chart

Wall Chart

A great twist on the classic wall chart. The I’m As Big As Wall Chart allows you to measure, compare and keep track of the whole family’s heights against a host of objects and creatures! Is Dad taller than a yeti?!

My 1st Years Little Adventures Toy Box

PErsonalised Wooden Toy BOx

These gorgeous wooden toy boxes from My 1st Years can be personalised with a range of different designs. A timeless furniture piece for your nursery!

Totter and Tumble The Dreamer Playmat

Floor Play MAt

Totter + Tumble’s ingenious floor mats perfectly combine the soft comfort and protection needed by little ones, whilst adding an extra touch of grown-up elegance to your room décor.

Tuppenny House Designs Memory Cushion

Memory Cushion

A beautiful addition to any nursery, the personalised memory cushion from Tuppenny House Designs comes in a selection of designs and colours.

This Is Nessie Original Welly Boots Framed Print

Welly Boot Framed Picture

This Is Nessie’s playful framed welly boot drawings are simply guaranteed to raise a smile! How will you capture your friends and family in welly-boot-form?!

JoJo Maman Bebe Name Plaques

Name Plaques

We just couldn’t leave JoJo Maman Bébé’s fabulous wooden name plaques out of our Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies & Toddlers. An absolute classic!

Exploring Outside

Frugi The National Trust Water Bottle

Water Bottle

Frugi’s cleverly designed steel water bottle is ideal for little hands, keeping water fresh and easy to access whilst out on an adventure!

JoJo Maman Bebe Classic Striped Wellies

Welly Boots!

We all know it’s about jumping up and down in muddy puddles. And it’s hard to improve on JoJo Maman Bébé’s classic striped wellies. What’s more, they are soooo 2020!

Vitus Nippy Superlight Balance Bike

Balance Bike

A perfect way to burn off all that toddler energy and teach your little one the basics of cycling. We love the Vitus Nippy because it is so light, making it really easy to handle and manoeuvre.

Cole Bug Backpack


Every explorer needs a backpack! Cole’s colourful bug backpack has a surprisingly spacious interior and is wipe clean, making it ideal for days out and trips to nursery.

Rex London Jungle Teepee


A place your little one can call their own! This Jungle-themed teepee makes a superb garden hideout.

Mini Micro 3in1 Deluxe Scooter


Micro is THE scooter brand. And their 3in1 mini micro will grow with your little one as they gain in confidence and control.

Baghera Rider Snow White


Ride-on cars don’t come much more glamorous that these fabulous retro riders from Baghera. Perfect for little speedsters!

Toys & Games

The Letteroom Personalised Wooden Name Train

Personalised Wooden Name Train

Whether gifted as a keepsake or a toy, this beautiful classic wooden train will provide hours of entertainment. How many carriages will you need?

Tomy Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs

Hide & Squeak Bright Chicks

No batteries, easy to transport and holds interest well. Tick, tick and tick! Tomy’s Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs come highly recommended. (Even the squeaks are not too loud!)

JoJo Maman Bebe Birthday Cake with Candles

Birthday cake with candles

You can never have too much cake! Little ones will love cutting and offering a slice of this birthday cake by JoJo Maman Bébé to their friends and family.

Orchard Toys Farmyard Jigsaw Puzzle

Jigsaw Puzzles

You can’t go wrong with an Orchard Toys jigsaw puzzle. This gorgeous farmyard 2-piece puzzles set is suitable from 18 months.

Melissa & Doug Latches Board

Latches Board

Another brand synonymous with high quality children’s toys is Melissa & Doug. We love this colourful latches board – perfect for developing those motor skills.

Natural Baby Shower Grimms Stacking Rainbow

Stacking Rainbow

You may have noticed; we are big fans of colourful wooden toys! Grimms’ beautiful stacking rainbow is bang on trend for 2020, and great for colour recognition and size sorting games.

Sophie la Girafe

Sophie La Girafe Teether

Suitable from birth, Sophie la Girafe is the perfect teether for little mouths. Made from 100% natural rubber, she is lightweight and easy to grip.

Le Toy Van Noahs Balancing Ark

Stacking Animals

Le Toy Van’s stacking animals are utterly delightful and a great activity to enjoy with your little one.

Jellycat Bashful Bunny

Jellycat Bunny

Totally irresistible, the Jellycat bashful bunny comes in a range of colours and sizes, and is suitable from birth.



We could fill a whole list with our favourite baby books, and then some! But, just as a nod to the amazing world of children’s literature, an absolute classic: Peepo! Here’s a little baby 1, 2, 3 …


Magic & A Needle Romper Suits

Bespoke Children’s Clothes

We are so excited to introduce you to one of our favourite businesses! Magic & A Needle create made-to-order clothes for everyone from premature babies through to adults! Chose from a in a whole host of playful vibrant fabric patterns. Each item is lovingly handmade by talented seamstress and business-owner Naomi. AND Jolly Festive readers get an exclusive 10% off their first order. See the details below!

10% off Magic & a Needle
Slipfree Shoes

Slipfree shoes

Designed for children, but with parent angst forefront in mind, these easy fit comfy non-slip shoes are the creation of brand Slipfree. They are perfect for helping keep little ones upright on slippy floors at home, and on holiday by the pool (hopefully next year!!).

This Is Nessie Colour-in Advent Pyjamas

Colour-in Advent Pyjamas

A brilliantly unique take on the countdown to Christmas, these new colour-in advent pyjamas from This is Nessie come in all sizes from 0-6 months up.

Baby Mori Festive Starter Set

Festive Bundle

Baby Mori produce beautiful luxury baby clothes and accessories. Treat your loved one to a Baby Mori bundle, such as this festive starter set.

Sport Baby England Rugby Baby Kit

Sportbaby team branded clothing

Want to make sure your little one knows who to cheer for, straight from the get-go? Sportbaby offers baby clothing for almost every conceivable sport and team!

Polarn O.Pyret Waterproof Kids Shell Jacket

Waterproof Outer Layers

Polarn O.Pyret’s fabulous waterproof outer clothing ensures muddy puddles can be navigated easily, without requiring a full wardrobe change! We love the versatility of their waterproof jackets, with space to zip a fleece layer inside.

Making Life Easier


myHummy Sleep Aid

Every aspect of the myHummy sleep aid has been thoughtfully designed; from its machine washable teddy to the sleep sensor which automatically restarts the hummy noises if baby stirs. It is a parental life saver for better sleep!

Nuby Silicone Bibs

Silicone Bibs

These silicone bibs from Nûby are waterproof and dishwasher proof, as well as playfully designed and easy to put on. Perfect!

Dooky Universal Stroller Shade

Stroller Cover

Dooky’s universal stroller cover is one of those products you wish you’d found sooner! Easy to fit, simple to position and straightforward to clean, it’ll keep sunlight and unwanted distractions away without causing your little one to overheat.

Floss & Rock Tabard


Ideal for keeping clothes clean when enjoying messy play, Floss & Rock’s cheerful designs will ensure little ones are happy to pop on a tabard.

Peter Rabbit Bamboo Dinner Set

Bamboo Dinner Set

It feels like a requirement for all children in Britain to have a Beatrix Potter dinner set, doesn’t it?! This Peter Rabbit bamboo set comes presented in a gift box with all the items your little one will need. And, it’s dishwasher safe! Perfect!

Dockatot Deluxe+

Dockatot Deluxe+

The DockATot Deluxe+ is a multifunctional enveloped mat for babies, suitable from birth. It’s the ideal way to keep baby safe and cosy, whilst enjoying supervised play, rest, nappy changes and tummy time.

Looking for gifts for other members of the family? Check out our complete set of gift guides here. Or, why not try your hand at some homemade gifts?