What an exciting time! It’s your baby’s first Christmas! It’s time to start shopping for an extra special gift for your little one that will be loved and treasured for years to come. Here are some of the very best first Christmas baby gifts.
If your baby’s birth coincides with Christmas, an extra special gift might be the order of the day. Contemporary silversmith Georg Jensen makes gorgeous artworks out of silver and this piggy bank in the shape if a friendly elephant will become an heirloom. With bags of Scandi chic, it’s a lovely place to store pocket money.
Looking for a personalised baby’s first Christmas book? This beautifully illustrated book comes with your baby’s name and the date on the cover and continues to use their name throughout the story. It will soon become a favourite book that will be read every year.
It may not have Christmas trees or reindeers embroidered on it but this is one of your best gifts for your little one, as it will ensure that you can stick to your baby’s sleep routine no matter where you are. Pop this over the pushchair and you can get out and about Christmas shopping or visiting friends and relatives. If you’re out at a Christmas meal in a pub or restaurant, it can help your little one gets a good nap while you carry on enjoying yourself.
When your little one arrives, there will be lots of little bits and pieces you want to keep – their cord clip, ultrasound scans and first pictures and as they grow, there wil be more and more pieces. So, what better thing to invest in than this personalised keepsake box that features the quote “Love you to the moon and back” together with your child’s name and birth date. It has heart shaped handles and will look good in any room of your home.
Hang this bauble on the tree for this first Christmas and for everyone from now on. This bauble is hand made with your little one’s name and the words “first Christmas’ and the year. It has a happy Santa character and some little baby feet on it and it comes in classic Christmas red, or you can choose any other colour.
It’s a cuddly toy, a keepsake and a musical box all in one. This Steiff Ollie Owl music box is made from a super soft pinkish brown plush fabric that’s so cosy to cuddle, with cream coloured feathers and soft pink feet. When you pull the cord, the little sleeping owl plays a sweet tune. It has the classic Steiff button in ear trademark.
One sure way to help your little one drift off to sleep, no matter how exciting their day has been over the Christmas holidays, is to give them a lovely warm bath. This sustainable organic micro cotton towel is absorbent and soft and has a cosy hood to keep your little one snuggly after their bath. It comes in grey and white, or you can choose baby blue, pink or ecru. It can be personalised with up to 10 characters.
Born with a silver spoon in his mouth? Your little one can be this Christmas if you invest in this stunning silver plated egg cup and spoon in a presentation box along with a little bib. The set from English Trousseau has little teddy bears on each item and the bib has a spot design with silky trim. It also has a “Goody Two-Shoes” badge.
Sophie Christmas set
Your little one will have an unforgettable first Christmas with this set including a classic Sophie teething toy along with a snowflake and Sophie printed red and white hat and a pair of booties.
My First Christmas Sleepsuit
There’s nothing cuter than a gorgeous baby dressed up in a “My First Christmas’ outfit and this jolly red and white sleepsuit on soft cotton is great. It has sweet, embroidered characters on the front – there’s a snowman, Christmas tree and reindeer – and you can personalise it with your baby’s name, too.