Your baby’s first Christmas is a very special time for the whole family, and marks a whole series of milestones: baby’s first stocking, baby’s first Christmas present, and even baby’s first Christmas dinner.

It’s the perfect time to start establishing new family traditions that both you and your little one can enjoy for many years to come. You might want to start a new ritual of Christmas Eve boxes, or maybe you like the thought of going out for a family walk on Christmas Day before breakfast. Whatever it is, now’s the time to start making those unique memories.

But what to get baby for their very first Christmas? Whether you want to go all out on an extra special present, or something more modest, PreciousLittleOne is here to help! We have everything from stocking fillers to bigger gifts, suitable for all ages.

We’ve picked out our favourite newborn Christmas gifts to make choosing that perfect present a little easier this festive season.


Christmas Gifts for 0-3 Months

Although your newborn might not remember their very first Christmas at this age, it’s a great opportunity to pick out a gift that will help with their development, or something they can keep and look back on as a meaningful present in the future.

Here are our top picks for newborn Christmas gifts, perfect for all budgets.

Baby Einstein Explore Book

This cute book is suitable from birth, and will be cherished by your little one for months to come. It’ll help with their sensory development, thanks to the fabric pages, crinkle effects and colourful images.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sleeper Rattle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a classic book for children, and your newborn is sure to love this multi-sensory rattle. It’s suitable from birth, and has been designed to attach to a cot or travel system to keep your little one entertained on the go.


Hundred Acre Wood Eeyore Comfort Blanket

This beautifully soft comfort blanket is the perfect newborn Christmas present which can be kept as a keepsake to cherish for years to come. It’s ideal for use from birth, and can be hand washed to keep it fresh and clean.


Nattou Musical Mobile (Alex & Bibou)

This wonderful mobile will soothe your baby to sleep, and is a great choice for a newborn gift that will be loved for a long time. It’s machine washable, as the music box is waterproof, and it simply attaches to your baby’s cot.


Grobag Newborn Cosy Rob Ryan Gro-Snug

If you’re looking for a practical present for your little one that will keep them cosy over the coming year, then this adorable Gro-Snug is the ideal choice. It fits newborns from 5lbs to 12lbs, and allows you the freedom to choose between swaddling or arms out for a comfortable night’s sleep.


Christmas Gifts for 3-6 Months

This is the perfect time to start investing in toys that will stimulate your little one and encourage their sensory development. Here are two great choices if you’re looking for Christmas presents for babies between 3 and 6 months old.

Little Bird Told Me My Little Sunshine Musical Pull Toy

Suitable for use from birth, this is the perfect Christmas gift for a 6 month old as there’s so much going on to encourage their development! It plays music, has flashing lights, crinkly sounds and a reflective mirror.


Guess How Much I Love You Peekaboo Hare

This beautiful soft toy is a wonderful choice of Christmas gift, as it’s something your little one can cherish for years to come. It might even become their favourite cuddly toy!


Christmas Presents for 6-9 Months

Between 6 and 9 months, your baby is rapidly developing. They’re beginning to move more, and often start to feed themselves small pieces of food by this age. Make the most of this exciting time with a gift that will aid their physical progress.

Munchkin Bounce and Play

This bouncer can be used from when your baby can support their head unaided, it will encourage proper posture, and will provide them with hours of fun.


Munchkin Baby Stay Put Suction Bowls

These handy bowls are suitable for your baby from 6 months upwards, and will help to encourage weaning without making too much mess thanks to the suction cups on their base. An ideal Christmas gift for a 9 month old, these cute cups will make mealtimes more fun.


Christmas Gifts for 9-12 Months

9-12 months is a whirlwind of development for your baby! It’s an exciting time for both of you, as baby starts to move around more independently. We’ve picked out some lovely ideas for Christmas gifts for 9,10 or 11 month olds.

The Snowman Storybook

The Snowman is a Christmas favourite, and this will make the perfect festive gift which will be loved by your little one for years to come.


Munchkin Squirting Farmyard Friends

At this age, your little one is developing their fine motor skills. Help them along with this cute stocking filler for hours of bathtime fun!


Newborn Christmas Gifts

We hope we’ve inspired you with plenty of ideas to make your newborn’s first Christmas extra special, whether they’re 3 months or 10 months old. For more inspiration, check out the Christmas shop on PreciousLittleOne.

Whether you’re searching for stocking fillers for them to love forever, or bigger gifts that will keep them entertained for hours on end, you’re sure to find something they’ll love in our specially curated selection of Christmas gifts for newborns.


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