Let’s be honest, baby’s first Christmas is probably a bigger occasion for the parents and extended family than baby. They would probably be perfectly happy with a cardboard box and some torn wrapping paper. Whether you’re looking for the perfect first big Christmas present or, are looking for a handful of smaller pressies, we’ve got the perfect first Christmas round up for you.
Baby’s first Christmas
Very young babies will love anything that is bright, highly contrasting in colour and tactile. We love the Dena Rainbow Play Set as a first Christmas present which offers play value straight away and will grow with your baby. Not only does the Dena Rainbow look good and shine bright it can also play a role in your baby’s healthy development. Babies can use Dena in any way they wish – they can grip it, throw it, suck it and wave it – all activities which will help to develop their motor skills.
Suitable from birth onwards, the beautifully designed Nattou Piu Piu Baby Octopus is a wonderfully tactile toy with velvety textured tentacles, designed to emulate the feel of the umbilical cord. It is a soothing and flexible toy that will comfort your child through their first year.
An older baby’s first Christmas
If it is your older baby’s first Christmas thinking about gifts which will see them happily into toddlerhood is a great plan. The Trybike Balance Bike is suitable from 15 months old until 6 years old so it’s a great splurge present you know will get plenty of use. Not only is it fabulously stylish it converts from a 3 wheel setup to 2 wheels meaning your baby or toddler can start using it as soon as they’re walking.
With 100 wooden pieces the Classic World 100 Blocks set is another present which stands the test of time. Robust and colourful, this set offers hours of building, sorting, knocking down and imaginative fun. A classic toy that no child should be without!
New parents first Christmas
The absolute best Christmas present any new parents could be given is the gift of sleep and the best way to do that is to get the baby sleeping!
A cosy, snuggly cotton cellular blanket is a sure fire way to aid a peaceful night’s rest and if the baby needs a little more help team it with the myHummy sleep aid. myHummy toys are fitted with an ingenious sleep sensor, which emits ‘white noise’ which will help to soothe baby and send them back to sleep when they stir.
Don’t forget the photos
Whether you decide to splurge or keep it small for baby’s first Christmas, remember to keep your phone fully charged, take plenty of photos and enjoy your first Christmas together.