Gift ideas for 3-6 month olds

The best gifts and toys for 3 month old boys and girls | Mum's Grapevine

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 gifts and toys for 3 month olds boys and girls.

  • Smiling And Giggling
  • Swatting And Swiping
  • Babbling
  • Tummy Time
  • Reaching And Grabbing Things
  • Learning To Roll
  • Discovering Their Hands And Fingers
  • Mouthing Objects And Toys

Bath time buddies

Animal hooded towels for baby, Bubba Blue

Bubba Blue Animal Hooded Towels ($24.95)

Made from super-soft, plush cotton fabric these impossibly cute novelty hooded towels have bathtime snuggles all wrapped up. We love the extended play opportunities.

Roll baby roll

Ergopouch Transitioning Package

Ergopouch Baby Rolling Transition Pack ($73.95)

For babes who are starting to roll, this dreamy trio is everything bub needs when transitioning from swaddle to sleepsuit. We love the clever fold-over pockets on the Butterfly Cardi.

Three musketeers

Sophie la Girafe Tri Set

So Pure Sophie the Giraffe Trio Gift Set ($57)

Sophie’s been an International teething superstar for over 58 years with her soothing natural rubber. We love this set of three, with lots of textures for baby to chew and a keyring for mum.

Lending a hand

Munch Mitt, the world's first wearable silicone teether | Mum's Grapevine

Malarkey Munch Mitt ($19.99)

A wearable teething toy that doesn’t fall off. Perfect for the car or stroller, the textured silicone massages gums while the crinkle of the glove stimulates hearing. We love that it’s machine washable too!

The perfect place to roam

Grace & Maggie Eco Friendly Playmat

Grace & Maggie Playmats (from $99)

A contemporary collection of waterproof playmats designed to blend seamlessly into any room. We love the use of memory foam for added thickness and comfort. Oh, and did we mention they’re biodegradable too!

Friends to go

Done by Deer Go To Friends

Done by Deer Go To Friends ($29.95)

Squishy and soft in all the right places these adorable tribe of animals clip onto the pram and play gym for hours of rattling fun. We love the visual contrast of spots and stripes on these beauties.

Cute cloth books

Tip Toe Tiger Cloth Book by Wee Gallery

Wee Gallery Tip Toe Tiger Cloth Book ($19.99)

The adorable new series from Wee Gallery features colourful artwork on one side and an illustrated narrative on the other. We love that it comes in a box, ready for gifting.

Play on the go

Jitter Sloth Stroller Toy by Skip Hop

Skip Hop Jitter Sloth Stroller Toy ($29.95)

Oh hello, sleepy little sloth! An absolute sweetheart that vibrates and shakes when the teething leaf is pulled. The perfect friend to tag along on any adventure.

Soft snuggle times

Heirloom Cashmere baby blanket

Heirloom Cashmere Baby Blanket ($145)

Lovingly made with 100% Himalayan cashmere, these blankets are naturally warm in winter and cool in summer. We love the POP of yellow – so happy and bright.

Over the rainbow Nana Huchy Rainbow Wall Hanging

Nana Huchy rainbow wall hanging ($58) 

Oh, darling, you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain. The sweetest droplets of rain, falling gently from wool felt rainbow hanging just so on the nursery wall.

Gym for play

Mocka's Wooden Playgym
Mocka Activity Play Gym ($79.95)

Three soft owl friends entice little hands to reach and play, making floortime fun. Each critter has a different attachment that is heavenly on sore gums.

Bed buddy

Lulla Doll

Lulla Doll ($99)

Designed to help baby wind down to sleep, the Lulla Doll plays a real-life recording of breathing and heartbeat and adsorbs the smell of a parent. Clever.

A cot companion

Fabelab Rainbow Sky Mobile

Fabelab Rainbow sky mobile ($59.95)

A magical mobile to make the nursery shine. Made from 100% organic cotton we love the multi-coloured strands that trickle-down to catch baby’s eye.

A toy to treasure

Noc Noc Wooden rattle baby gift set

Noc Noc Organic New Baby Bundle ($78)

Organic wood artfully transformed into tactile treasures for exploring hands and mouths. A sublime bundle that comes with a jar of supple balm to keep the toys in perfect order.

MouthpuzzleSkwish Artful Classic Teether Manhattan Toy Company

Manhattan Toys Skwish Artful Teether ($32.95)

A tangle of web, rods, strings and beads the Skwish is endlessly entertaining. Tapping into multi-sensory play the rebounding elastic teaches cause and effect.

Peek-a-boo I see you

Yookidoo My First Mirror Friend - Cow

Yookidoo My First Mirror Friend ($15.96)

Tummy time becomes playtime with this friendly bovine who plays peek-a-boo with the cutest little kid in town. Comes with a handy clip so he can tag along on pram rides too.

Rad rattlesWeegoamigo crochet rattle

Weegoamigo Crochet Rattles ($29.95)

A treat for gummy smiles and curious hands, a beautifully crocheted rattle makes for a sublime baby gift and one of our fave toys for 3 month old babes.

Rings to chew

Moluk Nigi, Nagi & Nogi

Moluk Nigi, Nagi & Nogi ($24.95)

Sweet on sore gums as well as a minimalists’ delight these food-grade silicone rubber teething rings feel beautiful in little hands, and grow into the perfect fidget toy after teething is finished.

Sensory playmate

Clover Duck Sensory Rattles

Clover Duck Baby Sensory Toy ($35)

This guy isn’t a regular duck, he’s a cool duck. The carefully considered graphic patterns and moving parts are designed for sensory stimulation. Quack quack.


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