Top 10 Baby Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Are you celebrating your baby’s first Christmas? Have a little one under two years old to shop for this holiday season? If you need some ideas, look no further. Here are the top 10 toys to look out for while you are gift shopping:

Vtech Drop and Go Dump Truck: Your little one can drop the rocks into the truck and watch it tumble, learning to count as they go. Press the three buttons to hear songs, phrases and learn about colours.

Fisher-Price Zoom ‘N Crawl Monster: Your baby will laugh with delight at this adorable toy! Fill the monsters mouth and watch the balls spin. Plays over 15 silly songs and sounds. Can be used while sitting or crawling.

Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone: This toy encourages musical development as your child can use the balls or the mallet to make music on the xylophone.

VTech Brilliant Baby Laptop: This interactive toy features nine brightly coloured shape buttons and a moveable mouse. With over 100 songs, sounds and phrases your little one can learn about animals, colours and shapes. A handle makes this a great on-the-go toy!

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Serving Up Fun Food Truck: Includes more than 20 play pieces, as well as an interactive food prep area, a cash register and a dashboard with a steering wheel and gear shift. Also plays music.

Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo: The adorable giggling Elmo is back for a new generation of little ones to enjoy. Still soft and cuddly, this beloved Sesame Street character says different funny phrases and laughing sounds.

Little Tikes Go and Grow Lil Rollin Giraffe: This ride-on and scoot toy can be used indoors or outdoors. Helps build coordination and balance, as well as promote active play.

Mega Bloks Elephant Parade Building Set: It’s a pull toy containing colourful building blocks that make four different animals. When your child is done playing simply put all the pieces in the elephant bin.

LeapFrog Step and Learn Scout Pull Toy: Your baby can sit and play with Scout, push around the floor or walk along pulling it. Plays songs about animals, numbers and ABCs.

Green Toys Car Carrier Vehicle Set: Made from 100% recycled plastic, this set comes with a carrier truck and three cars, and is the perfect size for little hands.

This list has just the right mix of toys to sit quietly and play with to ones that will keep your baby busy and on-the-go. And no matter what you pick, your little one is sure to squeal with delight when they see what’s underneath that wrapping paper.

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Jennifer Traynor

Jennifer Traynor

Jennifer Traynor is a mother of two kids living in the suburbs east of Toronto, Ontario. When she’s not working or spending time with her kids you can find her sitting in lotus pose on her yoga mat, sitting snuggled on the couch with her husband catching up on favourite shows or watching a movie or sitting with her laptop writing and editing her blog Mama @ Heart (www.mamaatheart.com). You can also like and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.