Check out our list for the best baby gift ideas for the holidays. From newborn baby gift ideas to gifts for growing baby girls and boys, Walmart’s got it covered.

What do you get a baby for their first Christmas?  We’ve got baby gift ideas that will get your wheels turning. From newborns to six-month-olds to one-year-old baby boys and girls, our editors have rounded up the best gifts for babies for Christmas 2018!

Best Baby Gift Ideas

  1. What is the best gift for a newborn baby boy? girl?
  2. What should I get my 6 month old for Christmas?
  3. What is the best gift for one-year-old baby girl? boy?
1What is the best gift for a newborn baby boy? girl?


Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Aquarium with Remote Control

Give the gift of a good night’s sleep with this sweet nursery must-have. Designed for sleep time, this soothing ocean-themed aquarium easily attaches to the infant’s crib. It helps baby to fall asleep as it plays classical music. Baby can watch Mama Fish and her baby, while bubbles rise and seaweed sways gently in the waves. The aquarium features a light underneath the action as well as blue lights that fade on and off overhead. This Ocean Wonders Aquarium by Fisher-Price offers up to 18 minutes of continuous musical play and comes with a remote control that activates the aquarium from the doorway.


Nuby Squeeze N’ Squeak Monkey

This interactive baby toy by Nûby would make a great stocking stuffer for baby’s first Christmas. Nûby teether toys are designed to stimulate the senses, soothe tender gums and help develop hand-eye coordination. The Squeeze N’ Squeak features bright colours and fun characters with hard and soft surfaces that make it perfect for teething, play or nap time. Gently squeeze and it squeaks!


Manhattan Toy Click Clack Ball Developmental Baby Toy

This baby toy for infants by Manhattan Toy is so much more than just your average ball. The Click Clack Ball is filled with tiny beads that rattle when shaken to encourage cause and effect discovery. Bright colours with a black and white ring pattern capture baby’s attention. Handles that click with every twist and may help with the development of fine motor skills.


Mary Meyer Baby Taggies Oodles Owl Soft Book

This sweet 6” x 6” soft book by Mary Meyer Baby features Oodles Owl in a story that will help instill a love of reading. Features include a fabric applique cover with crinkle paper and squeaker inside, Velcro closure and lots of TAGGIES ribbons.



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2What should I get my 6 month old for Christmas?


LeapFrog Safari Learning Station

The best kinds of gifts are not only fun but educational too! Whether your baby boy or baby girl is at the sitting, crawling or standing stage of development, this Safari Learning Station by LeapFrog will help keep them learning and entertained as they grow. Little ones can press the light-up piano keys to make music, spin Elephant’s bead spinner to help develop fine motor skills and twist Chameleon’s tail to learn about colours. Children can also drop the balls through Monkey’s tail and watching as they roll down the ramp, through the trees and back to them! The three-in-one activity arch adjusts for floor play and standing play. Baby will explore first words, numbers, shapes, colours, animals, music and more with this activity centre.


VTech Stroll & Discover Activity Walker

Whether you’re shopping for a baby girl or baby boy this holiday season, they’re sure to keep busy with this get-up-and-go activity walker. The versatile toy by VTech has a front activity panel that includes shape sorter pieces, a puppy button and sliding mouse. Five light-up piano keys play music notes and melodies. Little ones will be introduced to colours, shapes and numbers as they play. Spinning gears and a removable cell phone can help develop fine motor skills. Little ones can tap the birdie to hear unique animal voices and sounds. The easy-to-remove activity panel is great for floor play, or attach the panel to the adjustable two-speed walker for babies on the go.


ExerSaucer Jumping Activity Center Jam Session

Ideal for babies who are able to sit up on their own, this Jam Session Jumping Activity Center by ExerSaucer includes more than 26 activities! It features lights, sounds, bright colours and patterns. It also features a 360-degree seat spin! Bonus? The seat cushion is machine washable and the toys are easy to clean.

3What is the best gift for one year old baby girl? boy?


VTech Musical Rhymes Book

Introduce baby to classic nursery rhymes with this musical rhymes book by VTech. This interactive storybook offers visual stimulation with brightly coloured pages and a light-up star that flashes along with the sounds. Children may build motor skills by sliding and twisting the fun play pieces as they explore each easy-to-turn page. Babies can play piano sounds with the five colourful piano keys that introduce colours and instruments. Includes 40+ songs, melodies, sounds and phrases.


Little People Big Helpers Home

It’s a small world after all! This adorable toy home featuring by Fisher-Price features multiple rooms and sweet Little People characters to play house with. Baby girls and baby boys will love exploring the setting, while songs and phrases can help teach little ones about teamwork, playing together, helping others, manners and kindness. Toddlers can use their imagination to create stories as they play with easy-to-grasp figures in a familiar home-themed environment. Includes Emma, Jack and Dog figures, bed, dog bowl and two stools.


LeapFrog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Children can learn about colours, shapes, manners and more while on a pretend picnic with this sweet basket by LeapFrog. Lift the lid to hear cheerful phrases and unpack the 15 play pieces, including colourful plates, forks, cups, food and a tablecloth. Perfect for a pretend picnic for two! The interactive shape sorter on the lid recognizes the food pieces and says the shape and colour of each one. Children can hear polite food requests and delightful learning songs by pressing the butterfly button, or drop the correct food in the basket for rewarding responses that encourage good manners.


VTech Busy Learners Activity Cube

There’s fun around every corner with this adorable activity cube by VTech. It plays 25 sing-along songs and melodies to help keep little ones engaged. This interactive cube features five sides to explore and includes music, light-up buttons, colours and more. The cube will help introduce your little one to animal names, animal sounds and shapes. Press and slide musical instrument buttons introduce instrument names, sounds and colours. Sliding, spinning blocks help promote interaction and fine motor skill development, while a motion sensor activates fun sounds when the activity cube is moved. Parent-friendly features include volume control for quieter play, durable design and automatic shut off.


Infantino Lights & Sounds Musical Touch Pad

Encourage your little Mozart with this musical touchpad by Infantino Llc. Young musicians will be drawn to this twinkling touchpad with its toe-tapping tunes and sweet melodies. Ideal for baby girls and baby boys, the touchpad features a touch-sensitive surface with two modes of play that help teach cause and effect. Fun songs encourage musical discovery! The full piano keyboard includes twinkling lights and 14 songs and sound effects.


Fisher-Price Stackin’ Tubtime Boat

Ahoy, matey! Turn up the bath time fun with this Stackin’ Tubtime Boat by Fisher-Price. Little mates will love tub time with the floaty boat, squirt and swim fish and three stack and nest cups for scooping, straining and pouring. Water babies can develop eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills as they spin the paddle wheel and play peek-a-boo with the octopus. All play pieces fit neatly on deck, with a convenient handle to hang it on the tub spout for easy drain and storage.

Now that you’re all caught up on baby gifts for the holidays, be sure to check out our Toy Academy for more great baby gift ideas as well as the top toys for kids!

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