Christmas Shopping Ideas for Babies and ToddlersBy Louise Millard 31st October 2015
You know how it is – Christmas is but a countdown away and you have no idea what to buy for the baby or the toddler in your life! Well fear not! We’ve come up with this handy guide to help you choose from some of our most popular and gorgeous gifts.
Starting at under £20 we’ve chosen something for every pocket and a slipped in a few great ideas for aunties, grannies and generous friends. Simply send them the link to your favourite gifts, share on social media to drop some heavy hints or make it really simple and build a Wish List where you can list all your favourite items and share with family and friends.
If your little one is anything like ours then they will be lucky enough to receive an endless supply of pressies and that’s why we’ve gone for a great mix of practical and playful. Let's be honest, Mums want as many clothes as they do toys!
Let us know your own favourites from the #TMBaby site by commenting at the end of the blog.
Happy Christmas Shopping!
Lou and Nic xx
Baby and Toddler Gifts Up to £20
BoBo Blankies - £11.95 - Shop BoBo Blankies Now
These adorable comforters are incredibly soft and cuddly. Their elastic arms can be wrapped around your child's wrist, so there's no chance of them dropping or losing them. Available in a range of cuddly characters: Roary the Lion, Mungo the Monkey, Raffy the Giraffe, Lupo the Puppy and Hip Hop the Bunny. The perfect stocking filler!
Fun, funky handmade leggings £12.50 - £15 - Shop Fred & Noah Now
Fred & Noah's super-cute range of leggings come in fun & funky monster, giraffe and monkey designs. They look fab on boys or girls and are loved by all that wear them. A hot favourite with Miss Skye Daisy!
Twist Caterpillar by BoiKido - £13.99 - Shop Twist Caterpillar Now
This brightly coloured Twist Caterpillar is made of high quality sustainable FSC certified wood and is perfect for developing baby's motor skills and manual dexterity. An ideal first toy or gift!
Musical Blocks by BoiKido - £14.99 - Shop Musical Blocks Now
Made from high quality wood, this fabulous Musical Blocks Set features 12 building blocks, each featuring a unique colour and design that will spark your child's imagination. Give them a shake and hear the sound of a bell, a rattle or moveable beads!
Hand-crocheted Organic Hats - £15 -16 - Shop Sophia Reynold Now
This gorgeous collection of crocheted hats are made from 100% natural yarn so you will find these wonderful designs are not only beautiful to look at but are soft and comfortable for baby to wear. Each hat is hand-crafted with much care and love, A beautiful gift for Christmas.
BoBo Buddies Toddler Backpack - £19.95 - Shop Toddler Backpack Now
With reins so you can keep your little ones close, these gorgeous Toddler Backpacks have plenty of space for them to carry their bits and bobs....for all their little adventures! Available in a range of cuddly characters: Roary the Lion, Mungo the Monkey, Raffy the Giraffe, Lupo the Puppy and Hip Hop the Bunny.
Giraffe Xylophone bu BoiKido - £19.99 - Shop Giraffe Xylophone Now
The fabulously cute Giraffe Xylophone is an ideal first instrument for all budding musicians. The bright and colourful design is combined with instrument quality sound. Its compact size makes it an ideal toy while out and about as well as at home and is bound to find favour with both parent and child.
Baby and Toddler Gifts £20 - £30
Rukka Rainwear - Anorkas and Dungarees £22.95 each - Shop Rukka Here
Rukka is Finnish designed, colourful, stylish and durable. The fantastic Rukka Anoraks and Rukka Dungarees come in bright, fun colours that can be matched or co-ordinated to suit your taste. They are soft and easy to wear - a favourite for dressing up to play in the rain!
BoBo Buddies Blanket Backpack - £24.95 - Shop Blanket Backpack Now
Kids adore this soft, gorgeous cuddly toy that is a backpack, pillow, blanket and little friend all in one! Available in a range of cuddly characters: Roary the Lion, Mungo the Monkey, Raffy the Giraffe, Lupo the Puppy and Hip Hop the Bunny
Blocks by BoiKido - £24.99 - Shop Blocks Now
Sometimes the simplest toys are the best toys and that’s very much the case with the 30 Piece Block Set from BoiKido.These classic, high quality blocks, are handmade from sustainable wood and come in a range of different sizes and shapes each with a unique colour and design.
KidzzFarm Hoppers by Skibz - £25 - Shop Farm Hopper Here
Kids will love these brightly-coloured farmyard animal inflatables that have given the traditional space hopper a fab makeover. The coolest, bounciest toy around!
Beco Mini by Beco Slings - £29 - Shop Beco Mini Here
The Beco MINI baby carrier is an ideal toy for an older sibling with a new baby sister or brother. Perfect for a little one to play at being 'just like mum and dad' with their favourite teddy or dolly. Kids will LOVE these!
Cuddledry Snuggle Towels - £29.99 - Shop Snuggle Towel Here
Your older children will love these dress-up towels in soft luxurious fabric and super fun characters. Ideal for ages 3 - 6, the wonderful range comes in three favourite characters for your child to indulge in: Snuggle Monkey, Snuggle Bunny and Snuggle Bear.
Mini Doll’s Pram by Moover - £29.99 - Shop Mini Pram Now
The beautifully crafted Mini Doll's Pram makes an ideal gift for any child. With its stylish and simple design, this miniature pram will engage every child in long-lasting role-play.
Doll's Buggy by BoiKido - £29.99 - Shop Doll's Buggy Now
Little ones will LOVE this beautiful wooden buggy from BoiKido. So much nicer than the plastic options out there. Stylishly painted and with storage space under the seat - just like Mummy's buggy!
Giant Xylophone by BoiKido - £29.99 - Shop Giant Xylophone Now
The ideal first instrument for little ones, helping them to develop rhythm, melody and motor skills. Engineered from high quality wood, it provides musical instrument quality sound as well as looking fab!
Percussion Table by BoiKido - £29.99 - Shop Percussion Table Now
This fabulous Percussion Table has everything that the budding musician needs. Handmade from high quality wood and brightly coloured, it features an integrated xylophone, a cymbal and a mini drum.
Musical Train by BoiKido - £29.99 - Shop Musical Train Now
Made of high quality wood, this multi award winning Musical Train is the perfect toy for all budding musicians as it features a mini xylophone, 2 wooden bells and a cymba. What more could your little one want??
Baby and Toddler Gifts £30 - £50
Cuddledry Toddlers’ Towels - £34.99 - Shop Toddler Towel Now
Children LOVE to get out of the bath and into their snuggly dress-up towel that comes in a fantastic range of fun Cuddledry Characters - CuddlePony, CuddleBug, CuddleRoar, CuddleSafari, CuddleMoo CuddlePaw and the very festive CuddleDeer! These are perfect for toddlers aged about 1 - 3 years.
Panda and the Sparrow Gift Set - £35 - Shop Panda and the Sparrow Now
This gorgeous gift set of funky separates will keep the best dressed baby or toddler looking the part! Made from bamboo, these leggings, hat and body t-shirt are perfectly soft for your little one's skin. All presented in a gorgeous ribbon tied gift box with personal gift message.
Bupbo Beasties Framed Artwork - £35 - Shop Bubpo Beasties Now
This gorgeous collection of Woodland Creatures and Sea Animals come framed and hand signed by artist Lynne Friel. Made from handmade Japanese Kozo Paper, both you and your little one will love this artwork original for your baby or toddler's room.
Babasac - £37.99-£39.99 - Shop Babasac Now
The award-winning Babasac is a brand new range of sleeping bags for babies. A multi tog, multi layer sleeping bag - a simple but ingenious idea - extra layers that zipped in and out which would save having to buy a variety of bags in different togs for summer and winter. A practical AND stylish gift!
Panda and the Sparrow Gift Set - £45 - Shop Panda and the Sparrow Now
Keep babies and toddlers looking super-cute with this gorgeous gift set containing a Blanket, Hat and Baby Grow. Made from bamboo, it is so smooth and comfortable - perfect for your little one's skin. All presented in a gorgeous ribbon tied gift box with personal gift message.
Moover Baby Walker - £49.99 - Shop Baby Walker Now
The Moover Baby Walker is the perfect helper for babies learning how to walk. Combining stylish classic and modern design, this Baby Walker will withstand the test of time and boisterous love.
Baby Truck by Moover - £49.99 - Shop Baby Truck Now
The Moover Baby Truck is great fun and familiarises your child with play on wheels in a safe manner. Your child can hang things from the crane, carry toys in the back compartment or place a teddy or doll in the driver's cab. It can also be used as a ride on toy.
Push & Play Rabbit Wagon by BoiKido - £49.99 - Shop Rabbit Wagon Now
This high quality wooden toy is designed to help your little one take their first few steps and gain confidence walking. Colourful and decorated with favourite characters from the BoiKido family, the Rabbit Wagon will also provide hours of fun.
Counting Station by BoiKido - £49.99 Shop Counting Station Now
A really fun and colourful toy that is designed to help your child to begin to recognise numbers and take their first steps towards counting. The Counting Station is also ideal for developing your child’s motor skills, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. A gorgeous gift!
Garden Activity Table by BoiKido - £49.99 - Shop Garden Activity Table Now
This vibrant, multi-functional Activity encourages children to explore and learn through play - features such as the shape sorter encourage problem solving and colour recognition, the shape stacker and maze are great for developing motor skills and the hammer game will improve manual dexterity.
Baby and Toddler Gifts £50 - £100
Relax Rainbow by Amazonia - £52 - Shop Amazonia Now
The brightly coloured 'Rainbow Relax’ hanging chair will add instant cheer to a child's bedroom. Please note, you may need accessories for hanging.
Wheelybugs - £59.95 - £69.95 - Shop Wheelybugs Now
Wheelybugs have a magical mind of their own - backwards, forwards, sideways, round and round! They can be ridden, pulled, pushed, cuddled and kissed - hours of fun! Their bright design are an instant hit with both boys and girls. Suitable for 1-3 year olds.
Dump Truck by Moover - £64.99 - Shop Dumptruck Now
The Dump Truck is Moover's flagship vehicle - it is designed with double tyres, giving a strong, non-skid grip enabling children to drive and steer safely. This stylish Dump Truck is made to last and will be well loved from generation to generation.
Panda and the Sparrow Gift Set - £65 - Shop Panda and the Sparrow Now
This fab gift set contains everything you will need for a super stylish baby or toddler. Blanket, Hat, Baby Grow and Applique T shirt. Made from bamboo, it is so smooth and comfortable. All presented in a gorgeous ribbon tied gift box with personal gift message.
Doll’s Pram by Moover - £69.99 - Shop Doll's Pram Now
Beautifully made with a stylish mix of classic and modern design. Children won’t be able to resist this gorgeous wooden Doll’s Pram. These beautifully made prams will encourage your child to look after their dolls, taking them for walks and keeping them tucked up cosy in the pram. A gorgeous Christmas gift!
Kid’s Swinger - £69.99 - Shop Kid's Swinger Now
Suspended from the ceiling or a tree in the garden, the colourful Kid's Swinger hanging chair is ideal for reading, listening to music or just relaxing! The Kid's Swinger is small but sooo cool!
2-in-1 Walker Ride On by BoiKido - £69.99 - Shop Walker Ride on Now
Walker, Ride-on, Xylophone and Shape-sorter! The award winning BoiKido wooden walker is bright and colourful with beautiful illustrations. It's guaranteed to put a smile on your little ones face!
Panda and the Sparrow Gift Set - £90 - Shop Panda and the Sparrow Now
This amazing “go for broke” gift set contains everything you may need for the best dressed baby or toddler. Blanket, Hat, Baby Grow, Body T shirt, Applique T shirt, Leggings. Made from Bamboo, it is so smooth and comfortable. All presented in a gorgeous ribbon tied gift box with personal gift message.
Rocking Horse by Moover - £94.99 - Shop Rocking Horse Now
A traditional favourite for all children, the Moover Rocking Horse combines the classic rocking horse with a modern look. This beautifully designed Rocking Horse introduces children to rocking in a safe and fun way.
Hang Mini Swing by Amazonia - £99.99 - Shop Hang Mini Now
Always wanted a wild animal? If so, the superb animal design of the Hang Mini will be right up your street! Exclusively in a children's size, the Hang Mini Giraffe and Zebra swings and rocks in any direction. It's just the ticket for our little explorers!
Baby and Toddler Gifts £100+
Prairie Wagon by Moover - £109.99 - Shop Prairie Wagon Now
Moover's Prairie Wagon is beautifully designed with historical influences, guaranteeing hours of old fashioned fun! Whether pulled along piled-high with toys or used as a ride-on, this classic design can be used indoors or outdoors in dry weather.
Of course, we also have fantastic gifts from high chairs to rockers, swaddles to monitors and the full range can be found by clicking onto our home page and surfing from there!
Jem + Bea Changing Bags - £199+ - Shop Jem + Bea Now
OK, so not specifically for a baby or toddler but treat your loved one (or yourself!) to the most GORGEOUS changing bag on the market. Jem + Bea have just launched their luxury changing bags and they are LUSH! We LOVE!!
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