The 10 Best Baby Gifts

Updated January 05, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

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10. Cloud B Twilight Constellation Night Light

The Cloud B Twilight Constellation Night Light will transform a little one's room into a panorama of a starry night sky, offering soothing fascination in the comfort of the crib. The undulating blue, green, and amber colors captivate older kids, too.
  • suitable for infants and young kids
  • auto shutoff after 45 minutes
  • no option to stay on all night
Brand Cloud b
Model 7323-ZZ
Weight 1.2 pounds
Rating 3.5 / 5.0

9. BubbyBabies Blanket and Rattle Set

Most of the components of the BubbyBabies Blanket and Rattle Set are super soft, making it ideal for little ones who are still developing their motor skills. Its seams are tightly stitched to ensure it will hold up well through lots of snuggling.
  • rattle handle is easy to grasp
  • gender neutral theme
  • embroidered words are stiff
Brand BubbyBabiesTM
Model pending
Weight 8.8 ounces
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

8. Baby Aspen Terry Shark Robe

This Baby Aspen Terry Shark Robe features an incredibly charming and snugly design perfect for keeping little ones warm after bath time. Its hood resembles shark's teeth and the buttons look like a little shark's tail, for lots of fun pretend play.
  • ideal for infants from 0 to 9 months
  • 100-percent cotton construction
  • does not hold up well in the wash
Brand Baby Aspen
Model BA14003BL
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

7. Laugh and Learn Puppy

The Laugh and Learn Puppy is an adorable way for your young baby to learn words and music while enjoying a cuddly good time. The puppy responds to a little one's touch with phrases, songs, and giggles, and can teach letters, colors, counting, and body parts.
  • large variety of responses
  • learning level changes as baby grows
  • seven activation points
Brand Fisher-Price
Model BLW32
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

6. Cloud-b Sound Machine

This soft and snugly Cloud-b Sound Machine is made from 100% polyester and is designed to lull your little one to sleep with soothing noises that help block background sounds and create familiar comfort anywhere. It's the ideal travel accessory for little ones.
  • fits in most diaper bags
  • four sound options
  • adjustable volume settings
Brand Cloud b
Model 7302-ZZ
Weight 16 ounces
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

5. Gund Winky Lamb Huggybuddy

If you can't decide between a plush toy and a baby blanket, get your little one the Gund Winky Lamb Huggybuddy. It's both items in one cute package that will keep baby warm and happy no matter where they are. It's also available in an elephant version.
  • embroidered facial details
  • conveniently machine-washable
  • soft and smooth satin underside
Brand GUND
Model 058928
Weight 5.6 ounces
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

4. Aveeno Baby Mommy & Me

With everything from baby lotion and shampoo to lavender and chamomile body wash, the Aveeno Baby Mommy & Me is just as much a gift for mom as it is for baby. It's also a great comprehensive bathing set for grandparents to keep on hand for those unexpected family visits.
  • ideal for soothing a baby's skin
  • recommended by pediatricians
  • comes with a handy canvas tote
Brand Aveeno Baby
Model -1887
Weight 2.8 pounds
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

3. Baby Aspen Five Little Monkeys Gift Set

The Baby Aspen Five Little Monkeys Gift Set will be remembered for years to come. It comes with a keepsake basket with an embroidered liner that's perfect for holding all of the many components of this gift, or for general storage when they outgrow some of the toys.
  • includes a soft banana rattle
  • comes with a velour blankie
  • wooden nap time door hanger
Brand Baby Aspen
Model BA11013NA
Weight 12 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

2. Sassy Bumpy Ball

The Sassy Bumpy Ball is proof that you don't need to spend a lot of money to get a high quality toy that helps with child development. It features lots of bright colors and bold patterns designed to capture and keep a kid's attention, and contains rattle beads.
  • easy for babies to grasp
  • great for parent-child catch games
  • becomes an instant favorite toy
Brand Sassy
Model 80109
Weight 2.4 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

1. VTech Learning Walker

It's never too early to start exposing your baby to the world of learning, especially through motion and music. The VTech Learning Walker helps to encourage your baby's creativity with its five piano keys and pretend telephone for imaginative play.
  • bright colors keep kids engaged
  • plays 70 singalong songs
  • shape sorters develop motor skills
Brand VTech
Model 80-077001
Weight 5.6 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

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Last updated on January 05, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as behind the computer screen, Brett can either be found hacking furiously away at the keyboard or perhaps enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He hopes to one day become a modern day renaissance man.

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