Here some ideas on Christmas stocking and Christmas gift for baby and more.
The holiday season is a time for children and it’s especially exciting for families who are celebrating baby’s first Christmas. There are traditional and not so traditional presents available for the youngest member of the household. Many of these babies Christmas gift items will be treasured for years to come. Of course, babies have been known to be more fascinated by the wrapping paper!
Simple toys are always appreciated, such as ring games, building blocks, bath toys or rattles. Sqeezy balls or anything that whistles rings a bell or otherwise makes a noise will keep baby entertained whilst Mom and Dad cook the Christmas dinner. After an exciting day, it may take baby a while to settle down and go to sleep. A mobile above the cot might do the trick, especially one that plays a soothing lullaby. A music box is another musical idea.
Some items can be personalized with a message or the baby’s name. There are My First Christmas Baby Blankets available in addition to teddy bears wearing T-shirts with Father Christmas printed on. Some teddy bears sing a song or play a tune. A Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer is another themed baby Christmas gift.
My First Christmas Keepsake boxes are great for storing cards and other family mementoes. There are also boxes to keep baby’s first hair curl or tooth. Baby can have his or her own stocking with their name on it. Pewter mugs and breakfast and dinner crockery sets are popular too. Sterling silver keepsake spoons or photograph albums or photograph frames are another baby Christmas gift idea. Relatives or friends may want to buy baby a bible or scripture book.
Some more unconventional presents are gaining in popularity. These are not ones that baby can unwrap but they do last a lifetime. For a memorable baby Christmas gift, there are companies that sell an acre of land on the moon or Venus. The gift contains a deed certificate and a property map showing the location of the land and detailing the mineral rights. In similar fashion, it is possible to name a star in honor of the new arrival. This comes with a presentation box, containing a certificate with the star’s name, a sky chart and a star plotter. For a more down to earth present, there is a dedicate a tree gift pack and baby helps conservation by having a tree planted in his or her name..
Child Christmas stocking
Each morning for Christmas, we would open and share our gifts, and then we would save our stockings for last. This was always like a special bonus after all of the gifts had been opened and admired. Though adults usually skip these if they are only giving to each other, many children look forward to these, and it would not be Christmas to them if they did not have one waiting for them when they awoke on Christmas morning. When it comes time to buy and to fill a child Christmas stocking, you have a lot of fun things you can choose.
When buying the stocking, you have a lot of great choices. You can go with something that is more subdued, and that goes with your décor, and your child is still going to love it. However, you can add an extra touch when you buy a child Christmas stocking. There are many that have almost any Christmas character or theme you can think of, and those might make getting into the stocking a little bit more in line with those things that they love when they think of the holidays.
When it comes to filling a child Christmas stocking, you can put almost anything in there, with one obvious exception. You have to find things that fit. Price is not an issue, though you may have a budget that you have to stick to. You can get more expensive things like a new watch or jewelry if you wish, or you can find small, inexpensive gifts that they will probably love just as much. Most children expect to get candy in there, but if you never do that, they won’t know the difference. This is the one time of the year I do give my daughter candy, and she loves it because she doesn’t get it all of the time.
If you want to get a child Christmas stocking for other children, always okay the contents with the parents. Usually, anything that you chose will be just fine, but you should check just in case. You can find them pre-made, which might be a great idea if you are pressed for time. Most of the time, you can find ones just for girls and some just for boys, and some that will work for both. If you can’t think of anything to buy for gifts for nieces and nephews, these stockings might be just what you need. To a child, it’s like getting a bunch of gifts all at once.