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The Best (Most Adorable, Kissable, Loveable) Gifts for Babies

All under $50.

Deena Campbell and Sarah Burns


Is there anything more precious than seeing tiny, chubby fingers trying to open a holiday gift? We’ll wait. This list of must-haves for the youngest person in your life is bound to inspire inarticulate exclamations of delight for babies and charmed parents alike. To be fair, babies are pretty easy to shop for — they don’t complain about the items and they can’t express what they truly want. Which makes your job a tad easier. Herewith, our favorite presents for kids under 12 months

Woke Baby by Mahogany L. Browne

Imagine a world filled with socially aware citizens who are respectful of others and willing to speak up and stand up for what's right. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. Start early and raise a woke tyke to build a better world for the next generation.

LouLou Lollipop Dinoland Swaddle

If you have a newborn you know the importance of mastering your swaddle game. No lie — a tight swaddle makes a baby feel like they’re back inside the womb, and helps lull them to sleep. We can’t promise this swaddle will keep them asleep, but when it comes to newborns there’s not much you can really promise anyway. Try this soft, cuddly muslin swaddle to calm even the fussiest babies.

Darlyng & Co. Cute Animal Teething Mitten: Isabella the Unicorn

Teething and babies go together like peanut butter and jelly. You can’t mention the word “teething” without your mind conjuring up an image of an adorable baby. Give this teething mitten to your baby the next time they’re fussy. 

Elegant Baby Bath Wrap

Babies need bath wraps like they need socks — like, we know you have a bunch from the baby shower that you never use. But this bath wrap is different. It’s made of 100% cotton velour terry cloth that creates a softness like no other. Use it now, or keep it and give it as the ultimate baby shower gift. 

CAMP Long Sleeve Babysuit

Once a CAMP-er, always a CAMP-er. Gift the youngest one in your life this long sleeve bodysuit that will keep them warm and stylish all season long. 

Hape Shape Sorter Xylophone

Babies don’t need another noisemaker, but this is one you’ll want to keep around. It’s a piano, xylophone and shape sorting game all in one, that helps them tap into their senses. Just be prepared for them to use the mallet to hit siblings and even yourself.

GUND Spunky Huggybuddy

What’s warm, soft, and cuddly all over? No, not your family dog, or your favorite slippers. This huggybuddy is just what your baby needs to feel secure and warm all winter long. It’s part blanket and part stuffed animal and great for soothing littles to sleep. Also, the satin underside provides that silky, tactile sensation that babies adore.

Hustle Baby Hustle

It’s never too early to teach your little one to dream big and shoot for the stars. This book features 26 legendary entrepreneurs who paved the way for themselves and the next generation. 

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Eric Carle, legendary children's book illustrator, created a masterpiece with this colorful collage of friendly animals. It’s bold, it’s charming, it’s a must-read. Best of all, we bet you’ll be tempted to sing and dance while reading the singsong text. Who knew reading about bears could be so fun? 

Banana Panda The Way I See It Educational Cards

Stimulating a baby’s brain is one of the best things you can do for a child’s early development. Arm them with these educational cards with contrasting illustrations that develop their visual and spatial intelligence long before they see the inside of a preschool classroom. 

Darlyng & Co. Teether Plush Sensory Toy- Glow in the dark

Does a busy bear busy a baby? You betcha! These activity toys feature plenty of satisfying textures that are basically like vitamins for your baby’s sensory development.

Oli & Carol Kendall The Kale

Go chew on a kale! Or avoca-don't. Either way, these wonderfully weird produce inspired teethers are named Kendall and Arnold, and is each one is made of natural rubber. Move aside, Sophie.

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