Be sure your baby has a great first Christmas by purchasing a cute little musical snow globe, or you could give an angel pendant, a personalized Christmas stocking, a personalized Christmas plate, or do a hand or foot print plaque to commemorate the occasion.
Christmas is even more exciting when you have a new baby in the family with whom to share the season. Memorable gifts will help ensure that the memories of this special day are forever engraved in their minds. You will find here some excellent ideas for memorable gifts,ready-made and personalized baby gifts for your little one’s fist Christmas.
Delight your little one with a musical snow globe
All of baby’s senses are pleasantly engaged by a musical snow globe. Babies love the way they look and enjoy listening to the music. Specialty stores carry a full line of snow globes that play holiday music. Do not forget to write the Christmas year the baby is celebrating at the bottom of the globe along with the baby’s name.
One thoughtful gift for a new baby would be a personalized Christmas tree ornament
It is so much fun to see baby’s first special decor hanging on the Christmas trees each year as the baby grows older. There are plenty of Christmas tree ornaments from which to choose for the celebration of a baby’s first Christmas. A baby rattle decorated with Christmas ribbons is a great example of the personalized baby gifts you can order. Couple a cute pair of booties with a Christmas decoration for the new baby.
Create your own gift set
Another exciting and truly unforgettable gift you can give for baby’s first Christmas is to create your own Christmas gift set of firsts. There are quite a vast array of gifts that you can give including everything from first Christmas photo frames and albums to Christmas teddies or rompers, and much more. Wrap it in a basket and bring out the creativity in you to make your gift more special.
A personalized Christmas stocking is another great idea
Almost every child traditionally owns a Christmas stocking, and it is never too early to let the baby own one on his or her first Christmas. If you are a talented seamstress, you could make and personalize a baby stocking, and if not, there are plenty of personalized “baby’s first Christmas” stockings out there for sale. You should try to make the socks attractive to the baby by adding things like ribbons or bells, but don’t put too much on!
Consider hand or foot printing
A newer, more creative idea is using a copy of your baby’s foot or hand and putting that on a fabric or material of your choice. There are many common options for this like using inks to make a hand print on a shirt for the parents or baby, printing the hand on paper to frame it, or making hand or footprints in clay.
Personalize a Christmas plate
A Christmas plate is also a great commemorative gift for baby’s first Christmas. Many specialty stores offer a wide selection of items that can be personalized in a variety of styles, patterns, and designs to create the perfect gift. The plate can be displayed in your dining room or other suitable area.
Purchase a figurine watch for the new baby
One other wonderful holiday or Christmastime gift to mark an infant’s first Christmas is a watch including a figurine. The angel is a classic and childlike design, but other well-loved standbys include reindeer, snowmen, or even depictions of Santa.
Think about giving an angel pendant
Lastly, another classic gift you can give for baby’s first Christmas is an angel pendant hanging from a chain. Each year the baby will wear the pendant you gave her for Christmas evoking thoughts of you. If well cared for, the pendant may be passed on from generation to generation.
Here are some more great, personalized gift ideas for your baby’s first Christmas: a personalized Christmas blanket, baby books with Christmas stories, a Christmas music box or CD, stuffed toys with a Christmas theme, personalized Christmas-y clothing like shirts, socks, bodysuits and so forth.
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