Christmas Gifts for Babies Under 12 Months

Stuck for gift ideas that will bring not only joy but an educational edge to your pressies for your baby, niece or nephew? We’ve compiled some great gift ideas for babies under 12 months to make your life that bit easier.

1. VTech Baby First Steps Baby Walker (Pink)

Baby Walker

Colourful, imaginative and action-packed this sturdy baby walker from VTech will help to support and nurture your baby’s first steps and includes a variety of activity attachments that will keep them entertained on the go. All with the added benefit of easy assembly and its small compact design, making it easy to storing in small spaces.

2. Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

Fisher Price Rainforest Jumperoo

The Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo is a great alternative to doorway bouncers for your child’s development, and a height-adjustable seat means that it will grow with baby.

3. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Rock-a-Stack

Fisher Proce Rock A Stack

The Brilliant Basics Rock-a-Stack is a favourite Fisher-Price® classic with so many ways for baby to play! Five colourful rings are fun for younger babies to grasp, hold,  shake, and explore. The littlest ring has a shiny, reflective surface for baby to discover inside – with colourful, swirling beads that make fun rattle sounds! When baby is ready to sit & stack, baby can place rings on the post, then bat at the wobbly base to make it rock back and forth. Stacking helps baby develop eye-hand coordination, and introduces baby to the concept of relative size as they learn to sort and stack from biggest to smallest!

4. TOMY Aquafun Octopals

AquaPalsThe Tomy Aquafun Ocotopals make bath-time a party for your little one. The brightly-coloured Octopal family stick to the side of the bath, and the baby Octopals squirt water – terrific watery fun!

5. Vtech Baby Crawl and Learn Lights Ball

Vtech Baby Crawl and Learn Lights BallThe VTech baby crawl and learn bright lights ball has a magically moving ball with built-in motor to help promote crawling. Your baby can press-down on buttons and turn the ladybird key to activate lights and sounds.

The bright lights ball uses a variety of sounds and melodies to help trigger your baby’s imagination. Chunky buttons help teach animals, insects, the numbers and the colours encourages language development. Cute animals and insects, bright colours and flashing lights all work to stimulate your babies senses. Motor development is promoted by the press down buttons and the turning ladybird key.

6. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

Colourful toy plays 7 soothing classical melodies while gentle lights dance to the music. Designed for little hands with a large easy to press music button and adorable caterpillar handle for carrying. Adjustable volume switch. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes is great value at a reasonable price!

7. Sophie The Giraffe Original Teether

Sophie the Giraffe Teether

This toy-teether consistently tops Amazon’s Baby best seller list! Babies are attracted to Sophie’s bright spots, enjoy chewing on Sophie’s easy to grasp limbs & neck, and love its pleasant squeaker. Believe it or not, this favorite has been around since 1961. And don’t worry, Sophie meets all safety standards. Just read the glowing reviews at Amazon of this extremely popular product.

8. LeapFrog My Puppy Pal Scout

LeapFrog My Puppy Pal Scout

Adorable plush puppy which can be customised to learn your child’s name and favourite things via a simple computer download. My Puppy Pal Scout play lullabies, learning songs and teaches numbers, animals, food and more. Select from an additional 30 songs online. Awesome cuddly and educational toy for ages 6 months- 2+ years.

9. ELC Baby Percussion MatBaby Percussion Mat

A great way to introduce your little one to making their own music, the Baby Percussion Mat rewards movement with sounds. With three different modes of play, your little one can pat at the keys (or kick or even stomp as they begin to stand) to make the musical notes sound- they can hear a drum, piano and more as they experiment with the mat. The play-mat comes with a removable cushion, making it perfect for tummy time play.

10. Kids II Baby Einstein Bendy Ball

 Kids II Baby Einstein Bendy Ball

Play, rattle and roll! The colourful Baby Einstein Bendy Ball is flexible and includes sections that allow you to mix and match red, blue, yellow and green. Perfect for little hands to grasp. Includes a rattle inside for baby to shake. 4 inch diameter.

11. Baby books

Baby Book

Of course, you can’t go wrong with Baby Books to mould those eager young minds of which there is a vast array.

Happy shopping,

Big Daddy

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