Christmas Gift Guide: What To Buy Your Baby
Still pondering what to buy your little ones for Christmas? Worry not! We've teamed up with Little Flea – the go-to magazine and directory for independent baby and kids' brands – to bring you 15 unique presents that won't break the bank...
1. Dots Salopette, Organic Zoo
These 100% organic cotton salopettes are unisex and made to be mixed and matched. Perfect with a little vest underneath. Designed in the UK, made in the EU.
Organic Zoo; £25
2. Festive Stars Moccasins, Amy & Ivor
Made from 100% vegetable tanned leather, these gorgeous festive star moccasins are the perfect first shoes for little feet. Handmade in England.
Amy & Ivor; £42
3. SmaFolk Rocket Bodysuit, Dapper Baby
This long-sleeved bodysuit with all over rocket ship design will be a big hit with your little stars.
Dapper Baby; £23
4. The Bonnie Mob Stripe Romper, Olive Loves Alfie
This cool, vintage-inspired knitted romper has a snazzy stripe design and buttons for easy dressing.
Olive Loves Alfie; £46
5. Baby Teething Necklace, Lara & Ollie
One for the mums – as well as baby – this Sacha silicone teething necklace is from the new Lara & Ollie AW17 collection, and unlike other jewellery, it's perfectly safe for your munchkins to munch on. Genius.
Lara & Ollie; £17.95
6. Swan Baby Rattle, Scandiborn
This handmade swan rattle has detailed embroidery, a built-in bell and a wooden ring for your baby to hold.
7. Charlie The Sausage Dog, Toyhood Store
Keep your little ones entertained for hours with this sparky little sausage dog pull-along toy.
Toyhood Store; £9.95
8. Luca Lion Rattle, Albetta
Hand crocheted from soft cotton, this lion rattle comes in a handy blue-stripe jersey bag.
9. Blossom Farm Sit-Me-Up Cosy, Mothercare
This innovative sit-me-up cosy is a natty nest that grows with your baby, converting into a supportive prop as they start to sit up.
10. Monkey Comforter, Marks & Spencer
Babies will love a snuggle, day or night, with this little monkey-mate comforter.
Marks & Spencer; £8
11. Penguin Soft Cloth Book, Olive Loves Alfie
This educational, soft cloth book tells the tale of a penguin and his five friends.
Olive Loves Alfie; £8.99
12. Ho Ho Ho Babygrow, Scamp
Baby’s first Christmas baby grow, made in the UK from 100% cotton. The perfect little gift for a new baby.
13. Sienna Cat Milk Toy, Lapin & Me
This Main Sauvage knitted cat is made from luxury Alpaca wool, which is naturally hypoalleregenic and antibacterial.
Lapin & Me; £30
14. Ride-On Zebra Shape Sorter, John Lewis
Toddlers will love this fun, beautifully crafted zebra ride-on toy made from European beech, which has the added bonus of a quality wooden shape sorter.
John Lewis; £76.99
15. Balloon Music Mobile, Bonordic
Brighten up baby's bedroom with this handmade, ballon-shaped, quilted musical mobile.
Little Flea is a beautifully curated children’s directory and magazine featuring the best independent kids and mama brands and services. With a background in fashion styling, Anna Cascarina knew there was more out there than the usual high street stores, and having two children of her own inspired her to create a website that brought together quality products for kids and babies. Use the directory to find clothing, accessories, interiors, toys and party things, plus details of family photographers and stylists. The Little Flea online magazine is full of kids' fashion, interviews and trend pages. Little Flea's Christmas Gift Guide 2017 is out now at littleflea.co.uk
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