We’ve done the hard work for you and selected the best Christmas gifts for your little one. So instead of running from shop to shop, scroll through our list and pick out the perfect gifts all categorized by age.
Gifts for 0-3 months
The Lamaze Classic Discovery Book is a perfect first book for a baby. It's filled with exciting pictures and textures which makes it great to explore and play with. It also comes with a clip which allows for easy attaching to the play gym, car seat or pram for when you are on the go.
The Lamaze Pupsqueak is the perfect first companion for baby. Baby can hear Pupsqueak "bark" when his nose is touched, and rattle sounds when shaken. He is soft and cuddly and features bright colours and contrast patterns that help stimulate visual perception. Find more of our range here.
You can't go wrong with gifting a baby with a play mat. It helps keeps baby stimulated and entertained whilst providing a comfy, safe place to lie on and explore. The colourful hanging toys help develop necessary skills as they grow up and are fun for them to grasp and tug on. Shop our range here.
These wooden animal teethers would make excellent stocking fillers and are made from natural, untreated beech wood making it safe for babies to chew on. The cute animal design makes them interesting to baby whilst doubling up as a teether for when they are a bit older, add a silicone beaded dummy clip to prevent it falling on the ground. Shop our range here.
Celebrate your baby's first Christmas with a cute onesie which will make those pictures all the more adorable. These outfits are made locally in South Africa, fabric is 100% cotton making it safe for your little one's delicate skin. Shop our range here.
This is a gift that the parents will love as much as the babies. It's a cuddly, soft plush toy for baby which also plays white noise and lullabys to help settle baby to sleep, with a cry sensor which listens to your baby. Shop our range here.
Of course a cute, soft cuddly toy is a perfect gift for any newborn. The Elephant Snuggle Baby Pillow doubles up as a positioning pillow too. We have a wide range of soft toys and pillows for you to choose from. Shop the range here.
An enchanting four-piece set that baby will love, the Lamaze Gardenbug Wrist Rattle Foot Finder Set has so much to discover. With crinkly textures, rattles and jingles, baby will love the sounds as they move, ideal for cause and effect learning. Perfect for all babies from birth and makes a great gift.
A baby mobile is such a great developmental toy for a baby which of course means it would make the perfect Christmas gift. These Heartfelt Dingle Dangle Sets from Ruby Melon can be attached to a frame over the changing mat or onto a mobile ring for baby to touch, kick and be entertained by. They come in a range of different animals and colours too and are all made locally by hand.
Gifts for 3-6 months
Teething toys make perfect gifts for babies at this age as this is around the age that most babies will start teething. These teethers from Matchstick Monkey are fun, soft, flexible and the perfect size for those tiny hands to grip. They come in a wide variety of colours and designs. The other reason we love them is because they are BPA free, non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Shop the range here.
Celebrate your baby's first Christmas with a cute outfit which will make those pictures all the more adorable. The outfits are locally made in South Africa, fabric is 100% cotton making it safe for your little one's delicate skin. Shop our range here.
Not only do musical toys add another level of entertainment to playtime, they also have developmental benefits for babies. They encourage curiosity and self-expression, teach cause and effect, build fine motor skills and encourage a lifelong love of music. Shop our range here.
Babies at this age are beginning to discover cause and effect, so encourage curiosity with an engaging toy that makes noise when they shake it. This Christmas gift is easy to hold and play with, colourful and chew-safe. Shop our range here.
Tummy time is such an important exercise for babies to do but many parents know they don't always love doing it. A tummy time toy will make it fun, distract them and help them build that strong neck and shoulders in no time. Shop our range here.
Activity toys with bright colours, textures and sounds are great for multi sensory play at that age. We have a great range of toys like Purring Percival. Flip Flap Dragon, Jacques the Peacock, Octivity Time and Twist and Turn Rattle that are guaranteed to be a great gift for any baby. Shop our full range here.
Gifts for 6-9 months
Multi-textured rings invite baby to explore and develop hand-eye coordination. Our range of developmental toys are bright in colour, have lots of textures and are soft which are suitable for their age. Shop our range here.
Musical toys spark creativity, and there is no better Christmas gift than one that will keep a baby entertained for ages and something they can use for months. One of our favourites is definitely the Bright Starts - Having A Ball Activity Table. It's a jungle-themed table which is loaded with activities to keep little hands busy having a ball! Shop our range here.
Bath time is one of the best times for a baby. Especially when there are fun toys to play with. We have a wide range of colourful, fun and stimulating toys that are sure to make a splash! Shop our range here.
At this age babies will start to practice crawling (although every baby is different). A great Christmas gift is something bright and fun that they can push along a floor and start to practice crawling after it. The bright colours, bold patterns and easy-to-grasp bumps of the Chime & Chew Textured Ball make this a must-have.
Children can never have enough books! We have a wide range of push-pull books and touch and feel books that babies will love and use for the next few years. Shop our range here.
Matching father and son/daughter swimwear would make the cutest gift for Christmas. Best of all there is a gift for Dad too! We absolutely love this range as there are stunning designs and the fabric is so soft and stretchy making it oh so comfortable. Plus just think of all those cute holiday snaps you will get. Shop our range here.
Gifts for 9-12 months
Children can never have enough books! We have a wide range of push-pull books as well as touch and feel books that babies will love and use for the next few years. Shop our range here.
This would definitely be a wow Christmas present for a little one, the Bright Starts - 5-in-1 Your Way Ball Play Gym. The great thing about this play gym is that it is so versatile and so can be used from baby through to toddler stage. You can put the walls up and fill with the included balls to create a ball pit so baby can roll, toss and explore.
A classic toy like stacking cups are always a great gift idea. These Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers will keep curious minds occupied for hours on end as they stack, scoop, strain, spill, pour, rinse, and repeat during bathtime and of course they can be used during regular playtime too or on the beach.
At this age babies will start to practice crawling (although every baby is different). The Lamaze Rolling Rosa would make such a great gift. This colourful fish features a fun way to exercise baby's growing muscles by encouraging baby to reach, push and crawl.
Bath toys are always winners when it comes to buying gifts. These Munchkin CleanSqueeze Mould-Free Bath Squirts twist apart which prevent mould from forming and of course are just so much fun to play with. Shop our wide range of bath toys here.
Gifts for Toddlers
These wooden peg puzzles are fun and educational and assist toddlers in identifying objects, shapes and colours. Assists in developing hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Each puzzle piece has an easy grip handle for little fingers. Shop our range here.
Toddlers really love pretend play and so these cutting toys make great gifts. This wooden set features a wooden knife and eight pieces of sliceable fruit that make a realistic "CRUNCH" sound when sliced. Shop the range here.
These Educational Magnetic Boards from Ella and Ziggy include a range of fun magnetic games for children to use their creativity whilst learning the alphabet, the concept of time, the weather, planning, calculation, shapes and more. The range also includes a weekly timetable and various reward charts to help parents stay organized and kids stay motivated.
We LOVE these child orientated activities that make learning about life, and completing chores a fun experience for the whole family. Shop our range here.