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Gifting for kids and babies can be both practical, innovative and super-fun. We have tried, tested and handpicked the best bath additions, cool sleepwear, clever clothing, stylish sensory picks, gift sets and absolute newborn essentials (hello Ewan and Nap Nap Mat!).
NAPNAP VIBRATING BABY SLEEP MAT, £120, www.napnapuk.co
Created to soothe your little one to sleep, this award-winning vibrating sleep mat is designed to mimic the feeling of being back in the womb by using vibrations and white noise. The lightweight, portable mats are available in Yellow, White, Berry and Aquamarine and fit perfectly in prams, cots and bassinets.
EWAN THE SHEEP – DELUXE, £39.99, https://sweetdreamers.co.uk/
Our favourite shushing sleep sheep is back, and this time Ewan comes in a Deluxe version, complete with a soft pink glow and a selection of soothing sounds, including an actual recording of a heartbeat and womb. Ewan Deluxe also features an intelligent MoonMode smartCRY sensor, which is cleverly designed to activate and resettle your little one whenever they stir during the night.
The perfect gift to make bath-time more fun! A luxury wash bag, featuring the Childs Farm old red Tractor, contains the award winning 250ml bubble bath with a fruity, fresh raspberry fragrance, and a bottle of the sweet Orange hair and body wash.
This gift set is a must for teething tots! Packaged in a fun keepsake box, the set which features ‘Bertie The Lion’, includes 3 must-have teething essentials, including the brands award-winning reversable Neckerchew dribble bib, an animal teether and compact teething toy.
A range of innovative easy to clean playmats, consisting of 4, 8 or 9 individual tiles which can be rotated in any direction, to create a seamless, overall design when puzzled together. These easy to clean artisan inspired mats are available in 4 beautiful shades, carefully curated to blend in with your interior.
Featuring Magnet Mouses’ innovative hidden magnet closures for quick and easy fastening, this 100% cotton reversible hooded top is available in 3 on trend colours, with plain fabric on one side, and the brand’s bespoke mouse print on the other.
A lovingly hand drawn sleep collection, featuring all of your favourite Disney characters, including onesies and pyjamas in Peter Pan, Jungle Book, Lady & The Tramp and Pluto prints. The super soft, organic cotton designs feel luxurious against the skin, and also feature clever foldable cuffs, for valuable growing room.
Designed to support your baby’s visual and cognitive development throughout their first year, this organic cotton playmat, with a reversable Dalmatian and Leopard print design encourages your baby to use specific muscle groups, to help them prepare for rolling and crawling.
Indulge in Child Farms multi award winning, range of dermatologist and paediatrician-approved baby range, with this bedtime gift set, which comes in a handy reusable suitcase, containing a bubble bath, baby wash, moisturiser, nappy cream and a baby bath thermometer.
These 6 high quality educational stacking bowls boast multiple uses, from acting as a sorting tool for any budding mathematicians, to separating an aspiring artists tools, such as paint and glitter. The Rainbow Pebbles come in 6 different sizes and colours, and are ideal for developing fine motor skills, counting, sorting, and creative design.
Let your kids imagination run wild with this Little Town Wooden Pirate ship, containing everything they need to create fun and adventurous scenarios, designed to develop physical skills and ignite their imagination.
This baby dinner set is cleverly designed to help babies self-feed, comprising of a sturdy plate in a trefoil design, making scooping up food easier, an easy grip spoon and fork, a stable cup, and large bib, with a soft, adjustable neckband.
AVEENO MUM & BABY SET, £20, www.boots.com
A fabulous mum and baby skincare bundle from Aveeno, containing a Daily Moisturising Lotion for you, a Daily Care Hair & Body wash and Moisturising Lotion for your baby, as well as a cute soft teddy bear comforter.
A stylish, sustainable and practical weaning solution for children and parents, with 5 innovative designs, including a silicone bib, bowl and spoon set, and a cloud shaped plate, complete with suction bases, to keep it firmly in place at mealtimes. Each product comes in a range of on-trend colours, from concrete grey, riviera blue, to a beautiful shade of dusky pink.
Make bath time even more fun with Infantano’s sensory light up bath toys. This glowing multi textured Jellyfish lights up when its body touches the water while the soft textured tentacles flow and swim.
Baylis & Harding Beauticology fun Bathtime Fizzers Unicorn Set, £10, Sainsbury’s
Girls will adore these unicorn inspired bath bombs in a rainbow of colours. Just try not to steal them for yourself too!
Colgate Magik Smart Toothbrush, £14.83, www.amazon.co.uk
A fun incentive to encourage kids to brush their teeth. This is a manual toothbrush that when paired with the app, lets kids do fun, interactive brushing games. Parents can also tracks brushing progress to ensure those pearly whites are cared for properly.
Aldi Wooden Breakfast Tray Set, £9.99, Wooden Kettle & Mug Set, £12.99, www.aldi.co.uk
Kids will love playing pretend kitchen with these wooden breakfast and kettle and mug set.
Harry Potter Fan Club Trevor Enamel Pin, £8.95, www.harrypotterplatform934.com
A cute stocking filler for mini Harry Potter fans.