This list of baby gift ideas for boys and girls both babies and parents will love! I love to find learning and exploring toys for babies. They love bright, colorful toys that catch their attention and we found so many neat things your baby girls and baby boys will enjoy. I loved getting baby toys as gifts for my kids as that special toy will keep them occupied for long periods of time, especially if they are scooting or crawling. Be sure to check out all our unique and fun gift ideas for everyone on your list.
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Fun & Unique Baby Gift Ideas for Baby Boys and Baby Girls
Ride-On with Lights & Sounds - Ladybuggy
This adorable B. Toys Ride-On Ladybuggy is a fun starter ride-on toy for babies. You can start by parking it on the carpet so your babies can learn to pull up on it and then later move to hard surfaces for a rolling ride. This ladybug-inspired toy comes with everything older babies need for smooth and fun rides. As they roll, kids can press the antennae to make this buggy buddy light up and play silly sounds. And if they need to grab a few things on-the-go, kiddos can store their tiny treasures right under the comfy seat. The wheels roll smoothly on flat surfaces, so you can easily give little ones a push to help them along the way or let them explore on their own. No matter how kids choose to play, the Ladybuggy is sure to keep them active and will improve their gross motor skills. 3 AAA batteries are required and included. Recommended for children 12 months and over.
Melissa & Doug Touch & Feel - Fill and Spill Taco
Your babies can spice up playtime with touchable, tactile taco play food pieces! This Melissa and Doug Fill and Spill Taco, a happy-faced, fabric-covered soft taco shell with crinkling, squishy, multi-textured pieces to delight the senses. Pull out the pieces and refill the taco again and again! The Soft Taco Fill& Spill is an engaging way to help infants six months and older to develop important sensory, fine motor, and color recognition skills. You can also purchase the Fill and Spill Taco on Amazon.
Little Unicorn Cotton Hooded Towel & Wash Cloth Set – 100% Cotton
These super soft Little Unicorn Towel sets are a great gift. They are sized to fit from small infant sizing up to size 3 in toddler sizing. This plush and absorbent hooded towel and washcloth set are the perfect way to make drying off fun. Featuring a cozy hood and pockets for little hands, these hooded towel sets are crafted with printed muslin on the outside and ultra-sot terry cloth on the inside. Choose fun prints such as lemons, dinos, narwhales and more! You can also find these Little Unicorn Hooded Towel Sets at Nordstrom.
Manhattan Toy Tree Top Adventure Activity Center
The Manhattan Toy Tree Top Adventure is a fun gift for babies that will keep them busy with so much to do on one table. Featuring a variety of activities, this toy will keep them busy and having fun all day long. I love the high quality wood construction that will last through several children. This cute tree top toy features four different quadrants with different activities to try out in each. It has exciting bead runs and gliders that offer hands-on learning for kids of many ages. It stands 22.5 inches high by 18 inches wide. This innovative toy is designed for little ones over 12 months old for building basic motor skills. You can also buy this Manhattan Tree Top Adventure Toy at Target.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Pull & Play Learning Wagon
Fisher Price has some great learning toys for babies and I love how versatile this wagon is! Your baby can load up on learning and hands-on fun with the Laugh & Learn Pull & Play Learning Wagon from Fisher-Price. This interactive toy wagon features a variety of activities for sitting babies to bat, press, rattle, and flip, as well as light-up buttons, xylophone keys and more that activate songs, sounds, and phrases. As your baby grows, so does the exciting play with 3 Smart Stages levels and a motion sensor that rewards your toddler as they walk and pull the wagon along.
Lumipets are the most technologically innovative, kid and parent-loved childhood companion offered on the market today. With its changing lights and modes, LumiPets offer all-day play, engaging color learning, and hours of endless fun! Soothe your children and lull them to sleep with an adorable LumiPet! Each friendly bedside nightlight has the option of shining with nine different soft colors, including red light for optimum sleep. The brightness level is adjustable with the included remote. All LumiPet bedtime lamps come with a battery that will last about 12 hours of continuous use. Children can play with it all day, and then fall asleep to its gentle light before it runs out. This also makes it a great option for travel. These cute night lights are made from safe, high-quality silicone that won't heat up while in use. They're designed to be sturdy and hold up to rough handling. Choose from tons of different animals! You can also purchase Lumipets at Target.
Fisher-Price Little People Caring For Animals Farm
Little People is one of those classic toys that never go out of style and some of the newer sets are great for older babies. Your babies and toddlers can discover all sorts of fun on the farm with the Little People Caring for Animals Farm playset from Fisher-Price. With this action-packed playset toddlers can help the farmer care for all their animal friends, from hatching chicks, to tucking in the horse for its nap, and showing the pig and cow how to take turns dropping through the hayloft. And as little farmers play and explore, fun songs, sounds and phrases introduce counting, colors, animal sounds and more with three Smart Stages levels that grow along with your child.
Manhattan Toy Safari Zebra Wooden Activity Toy
I love classic wooden toys and this highly-reviewed, Zebra by Manhattan toys is a great activity center for babies. With bead runs, springy flower and bird, spinning gears, pull knobs and more, your toddler's fine motor skills are engaged as their imagination flutters. Featuring a water-based, non-toxic finish, this wooden activity center makes a safe and well-made baby gift.
LEGO DUPLO My First Bath Time Fun: Floating Animal Island Building Set
Bathtime and Lego Duplos together? So fun! Lego Duplo My First Bath Time Fun: Floating Animal Island is a feature-packed, developmental playset for animal-loving older babies and toddlers. Turn your child’s bath time into a tropical island fun time, filled with developmental play possibilities! A friendly lion stands on his floating island paradise and a flamingo floats on a ring, while a fish and octopus splash in the water. There’s a bucket to for kids to wash the animals and a treegrowing on the island. The island splits into 2 separate floating sections, and it’s simple to keep hygienically clean – bath after bath.
Hudson Baby and Toddler Hooded Animal Face Plush Blanket
Your babies and toddlers will love getting cozy with this highly-reviewed and affordable Hudson Baby and Toddler plush animal hooded blanket. It is made of cozy, soft plush that is soft on your baby's skin. choose from so many adorable animals!
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Magical Lights Fishbowl
This affordable and highly reviewed toy from Laugh and Learn will be a favorite. Get ready for learning fun with a motion-activated, Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Magical Fishbowl! When little ones put and take their aquatic friends in and out of the bowl and rock its roly-poly base, they'll see a colorful light show with rewarding songs and sounds. With a wibbly-wobbly base, a light-up castle, and three colorful buttons that teach the alphabet, shapes and numbers, this fishbowl will keep your little one playing (and learning) all day long! Where development comes into play Curiosity: As babies discover how to activate the lights and sounds by rocking the fishbowl, they learn that their actions can make fun things happen—a perfect intro to cause & effect! Fine motor: Grasping the fish and putting them in and taking them out of the fishbowl and pressing the buttons helps strengthen hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
Jimmy Fallon's DADA, MAMA, and BABY Board Book Boxed Set
Jimmy Fallon released this super cute Dada, Mama and Baby Board Book Box Set, especially for babies and toddlers and this set makes a great gift. Jimmy Fallon, one of the most popular entertainers in the world and NBC's Tonight Show host, was on a mission with his first children's book to have every baby's first word be DADA. And it worked! A lot of babies' first words were DADA. However, everything after that was MAMA. And then came BABY!Now for the first time, Jimmy's three New York Times–bestselling titles, Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada, Everything Is Mama, and This is Baby are available together―in board book―in an adorable boxed set.
This newer Little Tikes Learn & Play 2-in-1 Activity Tunnel will give your babies so much to do and they will grow into this toy. This tunnel will get kids crawling and engaging in ball play. Crawl through the tunnel and play peekaboo through the side windows. The activity center features two ball drop towers where kids can drop colorful balls and delight in where they roll! The tunnel even plays silly sounds and music. The durable, flexible-fabric tunnel can be moved in different ways, and it collapses for easy storage. This fun Activity Tunnel encourages crawling, reaching, grasping, and color recognition. It includes five plastic balls to get the good times rolling. Recommended for ages 1 – 3 years.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn On-the-Go Camper, Musical Push-Along Walker
Toys that grow with your child make the best gifts. The Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 On-the-Go Camper keeps exciting play going as your little camper grows from sitting up to engage with the busy activities, to walking and pushing along, to acting out imaginary camping adventures. This musical activity center has 3 Smart Stages learning levels loaded with fun songs, sounds, lights and phrases about the alphabet, colors, counting and shapes, as well as 15+ removable play pieces to bring the pretend camping action to life. This makes a great gift for baby boys and baby girls.
iPlay, iLearn Baby Musical Turtle, Spanish English Bilingual Learning Toy
This fun iPlay i Learn Musical Turtle is a great gift for babies as young as six months old. Your little ones can explore four play modes that teach about happy songs, cute patterns, count numbers and ABC letters, plus this fun toy is bilingual and you can change it from English to Spanish mode. This early learning toy helps to develop mathematics and pronunciation. Practice fine finger skills by pressing different buttons. You will love that the volume is adjustible too! This fun toy can also be used to encourage your baby to crawl.
VTech Busy Learners Activity Cube
This highly-reviewed Vtech Busy Learners Activity Cube provides fun and stimulating play, all in one place! Your babies can explore five sides of imaginative play with music, light-up buttons, colors and more. This cube includes 14 manipulative features with 25 playful songs and melodies. The parent-friendly features include an automatic shut-off, volume control for quieter play and a durable design. Choose from two colorways.
Robo Alive Baby Shark Battery-Powered Sing and Swim Bath Toy
Babies will have a splash during bath time with this Zuru Water-Activated Baby Shark! Watch it swim and sing along as it plays the Baby Shark song! It will swim and sing for four minutes and then it will automatically shut off. Pick it out of the water and drop back in to reset and sing along again! Batteries included. This cute bath toy comes in three colors-Baby Shark, Mommy Shark or Daddy Shark.
Award Winning Hape Wonder Walker Push and Pull Toddler Walking Toy
This award-winning Hape Wonder Walker makes a very versatile gift for babies. This Hape Wonder Walker gives babies multiple ways to move and play. It is both a toddler walker and building block storage and transport. It features moveable knobs, gears, and colorful balls make it a busy box on wheels. You can store toys and blocks in the "wagon" part of this walker. It is made of baltic birch and maple with a child-safe, easy-to-clean finish, the Hape Toys Wonder Walker Cart is a quality toy for kids. Babies 12 months and up will love this great gift.
Fisher-Price Plush Dog Baby Toy and Portable Sound Machine with Vibrations
This Fisher Price Calming Vibrations Plush will be a lifesaver for parents. When it's time to chill out, the calming vibrations, music and soft humming help baby feel comforted and secure. And the soft textures help strengthen developing senses. The Fisher-Price Calming Vibrations Cuddle Soother is a plush puppy pal who loves to snuggle. When your press his heart, the puppy plays up to ten minutes of soothing music and gentle vibrations to help your baby relax, at home or while traveling.
Infantino 4-in-1 Jumbo Baby Activity Gym & Ball Pit
The highly-reviewed Infantino 4-in-1 Activity Gym and Ball Pit is covertable and gives your babies many ways to play. They can reach overhead and grab toys, have tummy time, plus they can sit and play with any of the attached toys. When this set is converted to a ball pit, it includes 40 colorful balls, 5 linkable toys and 32” of round play space. This set easily transitions from baby activity gym to a toddler ball pit and helps you to stay clean and organized with the cute storage sloth to pack the balls away.
Tomy Lamaze Mortimer The Moose Stroller Toy
The Lamaze Mortimer the Moose is a classic clip on toy with features to keep your baby busy when you explore with your little one. Mortimer has colorful, satin, knotty legs and multiple textures on his hooves with fun crinkles and jingles. Squeeze his tummy to show baby how it squeaks! Mortimer also features contrasting patterns and multiple bright colors that helps with visual development during play time. Babies explore using both their hands and mouths, and Mortimer’s antlers are great for chewing! The Lamaze on-the-go clip lets you hook this cute baby toy to strollers, carriers and diaper bags for fun where ever you go.
Nuby Floating Octopus Interactive Bath Toy
Bath toys are always a great gift for babies as they need something to keep them busy in the tub. The Octopus Hoopla by Nuby is another fun and interactive toy that teaches coordination, encourages development and provides hours of enjoyment. Bright colors and fun shapes make octopus hoopla a bath time favorite! This cheerful octopus is made of soft and flexible materials that are BPA free.
Playskool Chase 'n Go Ball Popper Active Toy
This Playskool Chase 'n Go Ball Popper will keep your babies and toddlers busy for hours. What happens when they press the button? Colorful balls pop here, there, and everywhere. This toy elephant includes 4 easy-grasp balls and also plays 6 fun tunes. They will love this super simple toy!
This newer, Fisher-Price Sit-to-Stand Giant Electronic Activity Book easily transitions from a flat storybook to a sturdy, upright activity center to keep playtime going and growing along with your baby. Little adventurers can journey along with the friendly characters in the story as they embark on a road trip across three pages filled with hands-on activities and three Smart Stages levels of songs, sounds and phrases. This large book includes three pages of story, eight busy activities, including three shapes to sort, a spinner, a slider, and a peek-a-boo door and more.
Melissa & Doug Soft Activity Baby Book
The Melissa & Doug Whose Feet? soft activity book is a crocodile-inspired educational book for babies, toddlers and kids. In this cute story, the crocodile can't find his feet! Turn the pages to find out whose feet are down below--and enjoy Crocodile's fancy footwork! This squeaking, crinkling, foot-filled cloth book from Melissa & Doug K's Kids is durably constructed to last through story time, playtime, and the washing machine, too!
Robeez Baby Boy Anti-Slip Soft Sole Crib Shoes
These Robeez soft shoes have been around for years and years and they just keep getting cuter. I love these adorable animal soft shoes like these blue sharks shoes that are 100% leather with elastized ankles so they stay on your baby's feet. These soft, flexible shoes are perfect for growing feet. Check out all of the different styles of these adorable Robeez.
Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Robot Toy, Baby Toddler and Preschool Toy with Lights
I love these grow with you toys and this Fisher-Price Ultimate Learning Bot will be a favorite for years. Each individual toy is filled with fun activities for babies to explore. Put them all together to build an interactive electronic robot buddy. With the bots stacked together, tiny dancers can rock out at a big robot dance party! And with Smart Stages technology, you can switch up the learning content to best fit your child's age and stage.
Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll 'N Trike for Babies and Toddlers
This cool Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll N' Trike ride-in turns to a ride-on toy for babies to toddlers to preschoolers. The removable accessories allow this tricycle to grow with your child. The accessories include an adjustable UV protection canopy, wrap around tray, headrest and seat belt, foot rest, and parent push handle. The UV protection canopy protects from the sun and the high-density foam tires provide a quiet and smooth ride. It also has wide rear wheels to provide a quiet ride, removable footrest for early stages, and a rear storage bucket. The parent steering push handle removes for older riders. The sturdy steel frame and adjustable seat ensure it will last for years. There is also an upgraded, Deluxe FOLDING model available.
VTech Touch & Teach Word Book
This highly-reviewed and affordable VTech Touch and Teach Word Book makes a great learning gift. Make reading an even more interactive experience with the Touch & Teach Word Book. Each page reacts to your child’s touch with sounds, words and music. This word book includes more than 100 words, 90 unique sounds and 15 melodies on 12 fully-colored and incredibly detailed touch sensitive pages. This great gift idea is great for babies and will last through toddler years.
Hape Walk-A-Long Snail Wooden Pull Toy
This Hape - Walk-A-Long Snail Shape Sorter is the perfect tag-along companion for your babies. This multi-tasking snail carries along a shell full of colorful wooden blocks as he follows behind! Lighten the load by removing the colorful shape sorter, and it’s ready to roll alone with a hilarious wiggle of the tail. Hape's Walk-A-Long Snail is the perfect companion for little ones just beginning to learn about sorting shapes and colors. Encourages children to develop fine motor skills as well as active play as they take their new snail friend on adventures around the house.
Indestructibles Durable Books for Babies
You will love the durability of these affordable Indestructibles: Books for Babies. These books are a must-have for babies. It's the little series that could: Indestructibles are innovative books built for the way babies read. Printed on a unique, nontoxic, paperlike material that holds up to anything babies throw at them, Indestructibles are rip proof, chew proof, drool proof and gum proof. They’re 100% baby safe―and they’re washable. When a book gets dirty, just throw it in the dishwasher or washing machine, and voilà, the book is back and ready for more.
Bright Starts Oball Rollin' Rainstick Rattle Easy-Grasp Toy
This cute Oball Rainstick Rattle has 30 holes for grasping and your baby will love the way it rattles with multi-colored beads making soothing raindrop sounds. The open sides makes it easy for babies to grip and they will love watching the balls filter down. This fun baby toy is 6 inches in diameter.
Munchkin Bath Bobbers Bath Toy
Your babies will enjoy playing in the bath with these fun, Bath Bobbers Toys. Watch out for that suds glacier! Turn your tub into the arctic with Munchkin's arctic-inspired Polar Bear and Penguin Bath Bobbers. Watch as they sink and pop right out of the water, surprising your babies and toddler with giggles time and time again. Every day is a winter wonderland with these bobbling arctic companions.
Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup Set
Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup is a no-spill cup without any straws or spouts to clean. The first Sippy cup invented with both parents and kids in mind, the miracle 360˚ trainer cup eliminates messes and supports kids' dental health all at once. Drinking from anywhere around the rim, like a regular cup, helps support normal muscle development in a child's mouth. And with no extra spouts, straws or pieces, the miracle 360˚ cup is easy to use and even easier to clean. These cups would make a great practical gift for babies.
HABA Magica Wooden Baby Clutching Toy & Teether
This bright and colorful Haba Magica Rattle twists and turns and makes a soft noise to entertain baby. Haba uses water-based paints and non-toxic laquers to make it a safe toy for baby! This would make a unique baby boy gift idea and baby girl gift idea to help them practice their grip.
Fisher-Price Go Baby Go Poppity Pop Musical Dino
This highly-entertaining Fisher-Price Go Baby Go Poppity-Pop Musical Dino would make a great baby boy gift idea. The brightly-colored balls pop out and encourage your babies to crawl after them. I love that the bowl is at the perfect height for a sitting baby.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Stream & Learn Remote
Keep your babies' hands off your own remote and give them their own Laugh and Learn Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Stream & Learn Remote. They can pretend to stream their own TV shows and movies. This pretend remote control looks just like the grown-up version but it's sized just right for small hands to grasp, press, click and toggle. When your baby presses the ABC, 123 or music buttons, they'll hear 20+ songs, sounds, and phrases about the alphabet, counting, and colors as the friendly faced screen lights up. Additional busy activities like a toggle switch, spinner and directional button help strengthen baby's fine motor skills (Plus, they're fun)!
Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions
Your babies will love these really great soothing instrumental Rockabye Baby! CDs or Downloads. Your favorite songs from The Dave Matthews Band, Journey, Bob Marley, Cold Play, The Beatles and more are made into soothing baby music. These make great gifts, especially for babies that are already blessed with many toys.
Boynton's Greatest Hits The Big Yellow Box Set
Your babies will listening to these cute books at bedtime. All of my kids enjoyed these books and now you can gift this Boynton's Greatest Hits: Volume II (The Going to Bed Book, Horns to Toes, Opposites, But Not the Hippopotamus) box set. These highly-reviewed books will last your babies from infancy to preschool.
Fat Brain Tobbles Neo Stacking Toy
Tobbles Neo from Fatbrain Toys is a fun-shaped, cool and engaging stacking toys for babies. They are weighted and each stacking layer is textured too. Your babies can stack, balance, spin and more with this fun toy.
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