There is nothing like selecting the perfect gift for a loved one and watching them glow with excitement. I am looking forward to the years of joy I will have buying gifts for my son, however, my goal is to keep the toy giving to a minimum. Therefore, this holiday gift guide for babies 0-12 months is filled with 95% of items I own, have used or have purchased for others. I find quality and usefulness important over the newest and hottest fads in toys, as well as gender neutral options! I hope you enjoy my selections and will please leave a comment if you found this helpful. Happy Holidays!
Wooden Camera: Light up your little one’s creative soul with this adorable wooden camera by Little Sapling Toys
Socks: These would be so sweet on little feet! By Eva + Elvin and available at one of my favorite online shops, Bitte
Wooden Blocks: One of the first items on my baby registry and amazing handcrafted quality. A must have!
Play Mat: From tummy time to play dates this mat is the most cushioned out there. Worth every penny as it is high quality and made from natural materials
Sweatshirt: I could have put every shirt on this gift guide by Ahoy Amigo. Their water themed handmade and hand screen printed goodness is definitely gift worthy
Bandana: These are a must for any teething or messy baby. Simple snaps and great colors and prints! I own every color 🙂
Fabric Humpback Whale: Under the Nile’s organic cotton toys are so soft for babies and will carry a message to older kids as this is just one of their Endangered Species series
Growth Chart: This growth chart by Wee Gallery is simple and chic enough for even the most minimalist parent to enjoy
Ringo the Octopus: This toy had me at black and white with skinny strings that babies enjoy exploring and completely sold me at the Beatles reference
BumGenius Cloth Diaper: I can’t stress enough having a week’s worth of cloth diapers on hand should diaper rash hit or to simply give that little bum a break from time to time
Benedict the Bunny: With each purchase of a doll, Cuddle + Kind provides 10 meals for children in need. A gift that helps others, nothing better than that
Melissa + Doug Bead Maze: The perfect sized bead maze for little hands! The suction cups make it easy to keep babes occupied in the high chair while you clean up the mess!
O Ball Car: The perfect first car toy for babies as it’s light, is easy to grip and the beads inside the tires seem to fascinate little ones
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