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I can hardly believe it’s time to start thinking about Christmas gifts, but here we are again! In the coming weeks I’ll be sharing gift guides full of the best gifts for big kids, in-laws, coworkers, sand more! Today we’ll be looking at the best gifts for babies and toddlers. The truth is, you don’t need to spend a lot of money on little ones for Christmas. They don’t even know what Christmas is, and they’re just as happy with a toy you saved from an older sibling. But if you want to buy something new or you’re buying for a grandkid, niece or nephew, or even just a gift for a baby shower, here are some of the best gifts for babies and toddlers that are high quality and will actually be used!
Southern Savers 2023 Gift Guides | Best Gifts for Babies & Toddlers
This is a new toy this year and is wonderful for encouraging pretend play.
Babies love toys that show cause and effect, and whacking this toy to make music and see the balls move is the perfect game!
Duplo blocks are a great first LEGO set for babies and toddlers, and this one is made to go in the bathtub!
This is a classic toy that has been around for decades, and for good reason—it lets babies work with colors, shapes, matching, and hand-eye coordination.
This is another fun cause and effect toy.
Early walkers will love pushing around this pretend shopping cart and playing with the food.
This water mat is great for encouraging tummy time in younger babies.
This is a variation of the traditional ring stacking toy you might have had as a baby.
Babies learn to walk best without hard soled shoes, but these soft soled ones are great for protecting little feet when they are outside.
This puzzle set has nice chunky shapes for little hands and lets them practice hand-eye coordination.
These books were a hit with all my kids, and with the whole set, you can appeal to every interest!
The cozy coupe has been a classic for years, and this year’s dinosaur version might be one of the cutest!
The littlest ones will love this soft elephant hat can be chewed on and pulled to their hearts’ content.
This toy is great for babies who are learning to stand, and then it’s a great support when they’re starting to walk.
This is another toy that has been around for ages and is good for learning hand eye coordination.
All the different animal options made by this company are SO soft and adorable, I don’t even know which one to pick.
Parents might get tired of the popping noise this toy makes, but the babies and toddlers never do!
I love this slide because it’s not too big and can be used indoors or outdoors!
These balls are perfect for little hands to get some sensory input and practice rolling and throwing.