Baby Toys Holiday Gift Guide 2014
Your baby will have a beautiful holiday season with these sweet toys.
By Jennifer Parris
Skip Hop Click Clack Hedgehog
While your older kids are playing Sonic the Hedgehog, your little babe can enjoy his adorable Click Clack Hedgehog from Skip Hop. The toy features soft teethers, colorful rattle beads and even a hidden mirror for tiny hands to discover ($10, skiphop.com).
ExerSaucer Soft N Snuggly Doorway Jumper—Cowtastic
Now your bouncy little babe can have a blast jumping his playtime away in the ExerSaucer Soft N Snuggly Doorway Jumper. The jumper seat ensures that your baby is safe and comfortable inside. As your child jumps, the cow makes mooing sounds, for even mooo-re added entertainment ($50, toysrus.com).
Caillou: Caillou’s Family Favorites DVD + Book
The Caillou: Caillou’s Family Favorites DVD + Book allows you to share some sweet snuggle time with your baby. Parents can join in Caillou in celebrating his 25th anniversary with this fun-filled (and super sweet) family DVD and double storybook collection ($15, shoppbs.org).
CuddleRoo Baby Carrier Cover
Baby carriers can be so boring. Spice yours up with the precious CuddleRoo Baby Carrier Cover. You can choose from cows and giraffes, to pandas and unicorns. The CuddleRoo cover easily slips over your existing baby carrier to ensure safety, while still allowing you to tote your baby in style ($90, cuddleroo.com).
Tree of Life Flower Blossom Ruler Growth Chart
You won’t mind seeing your little girl grow bigger when you can mark off the inches on the Tree of Life Wooden Ruler Flower Blossom Growth Chart. Made from Baltic birch plywood and soy-based inks, the ruler not only allows you to mark off how big your child has grown, but is a beautiful addition to her room ($95, growthchartart.com).
Baby Santa and the Gift of Giving
Move over, Twas the Night Before Christmas. Before putting your own sugarplum to bed, break out the hot cocoa and read Baby Santa and the Gift of Giving. The holiday-themed book follows the littlest member of the Claus family on an adventure through New York City! The book has an accompanying app for hours of entertainment ($13, amazon.com).
The nighttime won’t seem so scary when your child sleeps with the Melody Mates Light Up Pillow. LED lights help to softly illuminate your kid’s bedroom while lullabies gently soothe your child to sleep. Choose from cute cuddly critters like a duck, cow, monkey, penguin, and more. There’s also a detachable blanket for even more snuggling. Sweet dreams are made of this ($30, mymelodymates.com).
The Original BedBug
For kids whose parents might be far away, The Original Bedbug can help keep the connection. You can record up to three different personal messages for your own little lovebug to listen to. This is a perfect gift for a parent who may be serving in the military or finds himself far away from his family during the holidays. Little ones can press the BedBugs satin feet to listen to the message to feel their parents close by, day or night ($30, originalbedbug.com).