Christmas 2014: 10 best gifts for babies and toddlers

Keep tootsies snuggly and little minds entertained with Will Dean's pick of presents for littluns

Will Dean@willydean
Monday 01 December 2014 16:24

1. Bugaboo Wool Blanket: £89.95,

The Dutch pram company has made itself — with good reason — beloved of parents around the world. Their Merino Woolmark blankets are snug, cosy and easy to clean. Perfect for a frosty new year.

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2. Fisher-Price Rock-a-Stack: £6.54,

Colourful, learning tool for kids from six months. The five rings teach babies hand-eye co-ordination and the concept of size. They also rattle and the base rocks back and forth, too.

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3. Baby Mouse Nightlight: £29,

Plonk this little creature next to your baby as they sleep for a reassuring warm, red glow.

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4. Donna Wilson Knitted Blanket: £39.95,

The Scottish textile designer has added a few creature comforts to this snuggly pram blanket.

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5. Patternology Lion Passport Holder: £6.95,

You’ve got no excuse to forget the little one’s passport with this cute, brightly coloured faux leather wallet.

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6. Circular Photo Holder: £19.60,

A fun, colourful way to quickly pop family pics up on the wall without frames or Blu-Tac.

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7. Once There Was a Boy Boxed Set by Oliver Jeffers: £9.59,

Jeffers’ beautifully drawn and written stories of an adventurous boy are the perfect precursor to an adventurous night’s dreaming.

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8. Janod Iwood Alphabet Shape Sorter: £25.10,

A classic, educational wooden toy from the French company. Kids can use it to get used to letters, bored adults to spell out rude words.

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9. Baby Warm Tan Suede Pram Shoes: £18,

These super-cute booties are a fun winter indulgence for keeping tiny toes warm during cold winter walks in the pram.

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10. Musical Star: £33,

Piccoli & Co hand-make ‘baby heirlooms’ — fine gifts for newborns. This cute star hangs above a snoozing bairn and plays a lullaby version of Imagine.

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