What a delightful age! Three to six-month-olds are smiling, cooing, social creatures who are just starting to connect with and enjoy what’s going on around them.
Get them some new toys to practise their burgeoning skills for swatting, grabbing and chewing – or a play mat for tummy time and rolling.
Here’s our guide to the best gift ideas for babies 3-6 months.
- Smiling And Giggling
- Swatting And Swiping
- Tummy Time
- Reaching And Grabbing Things
- Learning To Roll
- Discovering Their Hands And Fingers
- Mouthing Objects And Toys
- Baby Gym
- Teething Ring
- Pram String
- Baby Safe Mirror
- Rattle or Shaker
- Cloth Books
- Play Mat
Crochet Rattles ($19.95): A treat for gummy smiles and curious hands, a beautifully crocheted rattle makes for a sublime stocking stuffer.
Kippin Comforters ($33.95): A snuggly, soft critter to hug and to hold and make bedtime special, a comforter is a sweet slumber friend.
Roly Poly Koala ($29.99): At this age, it’s all about pushing, pulling and knocking things over. The Roly Poly Koala is the perfect playmate for tummy time and those making their way towards crawling. Wherever you push him, he’ll always come back to play!
Snug as a bug
Bugaboo Light Cotton Blanket ($99.95): Whether it’s a cold winter wind or a gentle summer breeze, a tiny tot in a stroller sometimes needs a little extra cover. A quality pram-friendly blanket is a must. These light cotton blankets are super soft and snuggle-worthy rolled into one.
Your first year
Memory book ($49.99): That first tooth, those teeny footprints and the song that makes them light up – never forget a thing about bub’s first year with a memory book.
AphaBET Chew ($15.95): The brand new AlphaBET Chews feature di-cut letters for bub to grip, hold and explore. Available in a range of colours you can even engrave them with baby’s first name for an extra special gift.
Squeeze and squeak
Alimrose Squeakers (from $18.95): Squeezy hands will delight in the high-pitched squeak of these darling squeakers.
Too cute towels!
Animal Hooded Towels ($24.95): Bathtime is all wrapped up with hooded towels perfect for quick drying baby crocs and baby sharks.
Toys for the ride
Pram Garland ($44.95): Keep little hands busy while on the run with a handmade pram accessory that makes the sweetest noise as bub bumps along.
One toy, endless fun
Activity Ball with Mirror ($24.95): A ball, textured ribbons, a shiny mirror and soothing sounds maker. This is a sphere of brilliant sensory activities for baby to enjoy.
Road trip travel toy
Activity Spiral ($49.95): Keep little hands busy while out-and-about with a twirly whirly spiral that includes a teething ring and peek-a-boo mirror.
Born Bespoke Booties ($41.92): Baby booties don’t get much cuter than this. Made from soft sheepskin, with personalised soles and adorable bunny ears to boot – they make the ultimate special gift for babies.
Pacifier Buddy ($22.95): The pacifier buddies are teeny tiny plush toys for bub’s dummy. Made from organic and eco-friendly materials these cute creatures rattle as baby moves them to and fro.
Time for teeth
Monstera Leaf Teether ($16.95): What better to munch on than a bang-on-trend monstera leaf? Raised bumps give sore gums soothing relief and help little hands grip tight.
Push, pull, play
Klickity Baby Toy ($59.99): It’s the sensory toy with so many things to discover. Textures, movements and sounds all come together in this vibrant lap toy to help develop and expand baby’s fine motor skills.
A (soft) hungry caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cloth Book ($19.99): A much-loved book transformed into a baby-friendly cloth version for drooly tots and curious hands.
From farm to pram
Avocado Stroller Toy ($24.95): No babies toy collection is complete without their very own avocado. With plush textures, felt details and an adorable rattle hidden inside its the perfect portable play toy.
Like it, link it
Pram Links ($15.95): If you like it, link it. Keep babies favourite toys and your mummy essentials close by with this handy set of links for the pram, cot and beyond.
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We’ve collected a treasure trove of amazing gift ideas, from the latest must-haves from leading brands to the quirky but practical boutique finds. There’s something for everybody.