11 Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies of 2021
Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies
October 16, 2021

Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies

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What's cuter than a baby opening a stocking on Christmas morning? Here are the best stocking stuffers that'll make baby's face light up brighter twinkling holiday lights.Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies

Babies may not understand all the hubbub about stockings, but a few small gifts can go a long way in a little one’s eyes. And let’s face it—nothing is cuter than watching your baby’s face light up while opening presents.

Baby stocking stuffers can be cute, of course, but they can also be useful and practical. From pacifiers and teethers to stuffies and books, we’ve rounded up our favorite baby-friendly stocking stuffers that are sure to put a smile on your little one’s face this holiday season.

Soft + Soothing

What would your little one love more—a lovey or a pacifier? How about both? This parent fave paci + plush all-in-one is not only easier for you to keep track of, but also easier for your little one to hold and keep in thanks to the cuddly stuffed toy that’s (safely) attached. Here’s to more silent nights this holiday season!

Multi-Functional

If your baby is too little still for the original Dimpl (an all-time parent favorite), this is a fun miniature version perfect for babies as young as newborns—and it’s multi-functional! With the traditional pop-in-and-out feature of a Dimpl plus extra teething-friendly bumps and a wobbly base, it’s like getting 3 toys in one!

Sensory Learning

The black-and-white images are perfect for newborns and younger babies with developing vision, while the colorful opposite side will stimulate older ones. Either way, each panel has a sensory option (think crinkles and ribbons) for extra fun.

Shake, Shake, Shake

These round little animals aren’t just cute, they’re also rhythmic! Just the right size for little hands to grasp, all they need is a little shake go get them rattling. Their grip-textured bellies make them easier to hold onto, and their small size means you can fit all three in baby’s stocking.

Cuddle Buddy

This ultra-soft, ultra-adorable plush animal makes a perfect first friend for your little. Made from silky-soft (and baby-safe) material, babies will love cuddling up to their lovey whenever they need a little extra comfort.

Tiny Tunes

This tiny piano may only have three playable keys, but it still packs a lot of excitement for little ones. Each of the white keys plays a different classical song, while the two other keys play a light show. Top it off with a rattle and carry handle, and it’ll keep baby entertained anywhere you take it (which is a lot of places, since it’s easy to toss in your diaper bag).

Functional and Fun

You could stuff baby’s stocking with a teether, a spoon or a toy, or you could give all three in one go! If your little one is teething and starting on solid foods, this easy-grip spoon gives them great stability for learning to self-feed, and it’s totally safe to gnaw on (it’s made of 100% food-safe silicone). Not to mention it’s fun to look at and play with!

Baby's First Set of Keys

Has your baby taken a liking to your car keys? It’s no surprise—the jingling sounds of keys clanking keys is a big draw to most little ones, but that doesn’t mean you have to hand over your real set. This little set from Infantino looks like the real thing, and even makes car noises (locking, alarm and engine start). Put that together with the light-up feature and the fact that they’re safe to chew on, and baby will forget all about stealing your keys.

Hide and Seek

Baby’s first treasure hunt! As your little one works to establish a sense of object permanence (usually around eight months old), it’s always a great surprise to find where the ball is hiding. Is it in the toy box? In the bath tub? In the dog’s mouth? And best of all, this soft fabric book won’t bend, crease or tear like a regular book.

A Holiday Momento

Looking for a themed gift to keep the holiday spirit going? These pretty swaddles have three different holiday prints and are made with lightweight and breathable cotton muslin that gets softer with every wash.

Cute + Cozy

This soft knitted beanie will keep your little one warm all winter, and it’ll look ridiculously cute in all your holiday photos. Pro tip: parents say this hat runs small, so it works best on babies younger than five to six months old.

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