Holiday Gift List 2013: Shopping for Babies

Shopping for babies can prove to be very difficult, especially if you are out of touch with the age development of a baby! Finding a toy that will entertain but also is educational and interactive is important! Finding a product that you can trust is even more important. A new toy must be exciting to them as their attention span can be short and fickle… and a product used on baby must be gentle! We want to help you find nothing but the BEST Christmas gift for the baby on your list! This week, we’re taking you through the top gifts of 2013 for babies!

VTech Rhyme and Discover Book
The #1 gift for babies this year is the VTech Rhyme and Discover Book! This gift is the perfect interactive, play and learn, gift for babies up to 18 months! Featuring light up characters and 7 different nursery rhymes, this engaging toy will have a baby’s attention from the word “go”. Durable and child friendly, parents will love to see baby enjoying and learning at the same time with this affordable toy.

DNA Miracles
This Christmas, get nothing but the best for your little miracle! DNA Miracles™ is a specialty line of high-quality natural body care and wellness products designed for babies and children of all ages. Formulated with the best natural ingredients, each product is gentle and easy-to-use. Choose from 4 great products, or select them all for all-around best results! Baby will love these gentle products and mommy and daddy will love the results!

Bright Start Grab and Stack Blocks
Stacking blocks are a classic toy for babies. These grab and stack blocks from Bright Star not only encourage hand-eye coordination but help with early motor development and problem solving skills. If you are looking for an alternative to an electronic toy, these are a great choice! The bright colors and large text are attractive to baby, and the soft material is easy to handle and baby-safe. The blocks are great for floor play and are easy to tidy up afterwards.

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy
This cuddly pup is full of songs and learning fun just for baby! Cuddle toys are another classic toy that provide comfort and security to children as well as help develop social skills. This fun and educational cuddle toy come with various games and scenarios introducing ABC’s, 123’s and identifying body parts such as hands and feet… all accomplished with song and dance! Babies will play as they learn through fun games with this cuddly puppy!

Bendy Ball from Baby Einstein
The Bendy Ball from Baby Einstein is a colorful and appealing toy also great for floor play! This soft ball is easy for baby’s little hands to hold and the flexible plastic make the ball easy for little fingers to hold and squeeze. The bright colors and caterpillar on the front of the ball will ensure that baby will crawl after this ball when it rolls away encouraging movement and physical development!  This ball will hold baby’s attention and become a favorite toy for play time!

For more gift ideas visit SHOP.COM’s Hottest Christmas Toy List or visit our trend, Baby’s Christmas!

Have you started shopping for the bundle of joy on your list? Comment below and add to our gift ideas for 2013 or tweet us your gift picks using the hashtag, #shopcomholidays! Stay tuned for next week’s post on shopping for kids!

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Kaitlyn Ivancic

Kaitlyn Ivancic

Director of Consumer Marketing for SHOP.COM

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