10 Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies

Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies

September 4, 2019

Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies

Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies
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These stocking-sized gifts are perfect for baby’s first holiday season.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!

Additional Specs
Child Guidelines Ages 6 months and under

Take-Along Learning

With pops of color on simple black-and-white images, these cards are perfect for newborns and younger babies with developing vision. A secure ring keeps all the cards together and makes them easy to take along in the stroller or car seat. For babies over three months, there’s a set with more complex images.

Cuddle Buddy

This ultra-soft, ultra-adorable sloth makes a perfect first friend your little one will treasure for years to come. Made from silky-soft (and baby-safe) material, babies will love cuddling up to their Slumberkins whenever they need a little extra comfort. And each animal comes with a sweet affirmation card to help baby deal with emotions (when they’re ready).

Additional Specs
Child Guidelines 3–12 months

Baby’s First Toothbrush

It’s never too early to introduce oral hygiene, and this rubber banana makes cleaning baby’s teeth easy and fun. The peel-handles are perfect for little hands, so baby can gnaw on this fruit all day long to relieve sore gums. And once your kiddo is ready to try toothpaste (about 3 months and up), try a tasty fluoride-free toothpaste that’s safe for swallowing in small amounts.

Additional Specs
Child Guidelines Ages 3–12 mos

A Winter Story

A city is blanketed in snow, and everything is quiet. Only the crunch, crunch, crunch of snowy footsteps can be heard. This peaceful, simple story is perfect for you and your little one to snuggle up with on a chilly winter evening (even if you don’t get snow in the winter).

Rattle & Roll

Watch baby’s eyes light up when you hand over this bright, colorful animal rattle. The rounded, cage-like shape is great for grabbing, tossing and rolling back and forth. Teether beads and a fun rattling noise will keep your little one entertained with tons of tactile stimulation.

Additional Specs
Child Guidelines Ages 3 mos+

Cute and Cozy

‘Tis the season for cute, cozy baby hats. This fleece beanie will keep your little one warm all winter, and it’ll look ridiculously cute in all your holiday photos. Pro tip: parents recommend using the Zutano size chart to determine your babe’s correct size by using a head measurement instead of an age range. And check out these matching booties for cozy toes too.

Tech Time

Does your baby love your phone? Why not get them their own this holiday—one that’s made specifically for babies. Your little one will love the songs, sayings and lights, and you’ll love that they’ll learn things like numbers and greetings from a toy. Keep in mind: some reviews mention that the sound is low; this is so baby can safely hold the phone to their ear and it won’t be too loud.

Additional Specs
Child Guidelines Ages 6 months to 3 years

A Holiday Momento

Looking for a themed gift to keep the holiday spirit going? This adorable handmade bib is perfect for a snowy winter theme, and since it’s made of three layers of 100% cotton, it’s machine washable and extra absorbent (great for those holiday meals). There are also plenty of holiday-specific bibs out there for Christmas, Hanukkah and more.

Seasons Eatings!

It doesn’t have to just be toys in baby’s stocking. If your little one is old enough for snacks (about six to eight months), surprise them with some extra yummies amid their gifts. Stocking too stuffed to fit this bottle? Fruit & veggie melts come in a slimmer pouch, and they’re just as tasty.

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