Looking for the best baby stocking stuffers for your little one’s first Christmas? Here are some of our favorite ideas for baby stocking stuffers that you can gift to your sweetie this Christmas.

baby sitting on stairs with Christmas stocking

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Here are some of the best gift ideas for baby’s stocking.

I’ve included items that your baby actually needs, would have fun playing with, or that you might love to have for them. That way, there’s something for everyone on Christmas morning!

Depending on your child’s developmental milestones, these stocking stuffers are good for babies 0 to 12 months old.

Developmental Toys

Help your baby’s growing brain and body continue to develop with these fun toys. Your baby will love to play with these at home or while you’re out and about!

Taggies Sensory Stuffed Animal Soft Rattle with Teether Ring, Molasses Sloth

Sloth Rattle

Does your little one love sloths? This cuddly sloth rattle comes with a teething ring and tags for babies to explore.

Yunaking Baby Toys 6 to 12 Months Magic Baby Tissue Box Montessori Toys for 1 Year Old Infant Toys 12-18 Months Sensory Toys for 5 6 9 12 18 Months Newborns Birthday Gift

Toy Tissue Box

I love this Montessori-inspired tissue box that is sure to engage and entertain baby. The crinkly paper and bright colors make this super fun, yet it will still help baby develop their fine motor skills. That’s a win-win!

HLXY Crawling Crab Toys for Babies Tummy Time Toy with Music and Light Dancing Walking Moving Toy Infant Baby Toys 3-6 Months to 6-12 Months Boys Girls Toddler

Crawling Crab

This crawling crab is perfect for when the baby starts to really move around. With lights, music, and motion this is a must!

iPlay, iLearn Plush Baby Rattle Toys, Newborn Soft Barn Farm Stuffed Animal Set, Infant Hand Sensory Development, Girls Boys Stuff, Easter Birthday Shower Gift Basket Stuffer 3 6 9 12 Month 1 Year Old

Animal Rattles

Check out these cute farm animal rattles! I love that these are perfect for babies, but can also be used as your baby grows and develops fine motor skills. 

iPlay, iLearn Baby Rattles Set, Infant High Chair Toys W/Suction Cup, Grab N Spin, Interactive Development Baby Tray Toy, Newborn Gifts for 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 Months, 1 2 Year Olds, Boys Girls Kids

Suction Rattles

Suction rattles can be a lifesaver in terms of entertaining baby while you prepare their meals. They easily suction to any surface, clean easily, and are sure to entertain your little one!

Fisher-Price Baby Toy Rattle A-Latte Coffee Cup Teether for Infant Sensory Play Ages 3+ Months

Sensory Rattle

When you grab your morning coffee be sure your little one also has theirs with this super cute latte coffee cup rattle. Start the day off with a little mommy and me coffee time!

The First Years Stack & Count Stacking Cups - Colorful Baby Stacking Water Toys Set - Stackable Cups for Learning - Baby Bath Toys - Toddler Water Table Toys - 8 Count

Stacking Cups

You can practice counting, numbers, colors, and coordination with these colorful stacking cups. These are inexpensive and a multifunctional toy that make great baby stocking stuffers.

Sensory Toys

Your baby enjoys exploring their world using all of their senses. Add these baby stocking stuffers to their stocking for a delightful experience!

Konig Kids Textured Multi Sensory Ball Set

Sensory Balls

Babies—and toddlers for that matter—love balls. These balls have different shapes and textures, making them great for stimulation and playing. Plus the bright colors are fun and add visual interest.

Original Baby Paper - Crinkle Teether and Sensory Toy for Babies and Infants | Rainbows | Non-Toxic, Washable | Great Gift for Baby Showers

Baby Paper

No matter what you gift your baby, they will end up playing with the packaging and paper anyway. Baby paper is a perfect baby stocking stuffer! It’s it’s washable and doesn’t tear so your baby can play with it again and again!

SpringFlower Baby Soft Stacking Blocks, Baby Toys for 0 6 9 12 Months, Baby Teething Building Blocks, Educational Sensory Toys Gifts for Toddlers 1-3, 12pcs

Stacking Blocks

Perfect for stacking, sorting, and counting, these stacking blocks are great developmental toys with endless possibilities for fun and learning!

Baby Infant Rattle Socks Toys for Babies 0-3-4-5-6 Months, Newborn Sensory Soft Toys for 0-3-6 Months Old, Boy Girl Developmental Gift Toys

Rattle Socks

Check out these super cute rattle socks! This developmental accessory has crinkly paper, different textures, and bright colors and can be velcroed to a car seat. 

Bath Toys

Enjoy the bath a little more with your baby with these fun toys. These bath toys are perfect baby stocking stuffers because they can grow into toddlerhood and beyond.

Munchkin® Little Boat Train Baby and Toddler Bath Toy, 6 Piece Set

Bath Boats

These colorful stacking boats are perfect for bath time and as a baby stocking stuffer! Toys and bubble baths always help extend bath time in our house!

Nuby Fun Watering Can Bath Toy

Watering Can

Wash baby’s hair or body with this adorable bath toy watering can. Perfect to grow with baby!

bath mitts for kids - stocking stuffer idea

Bath mitts

Wash your baby in style with these adorable personalized animal bath mitts. Doubles as a puppet for some bath time fun! I love toys like this that can grow with your child.

Nuby Bath Fun Time Book with Water-Proof Pages and Surprise Squeaker, Early Education, 0 M+

Bath Books

We love reading or (practicing reading) in all areas of the house and the bath is no exception! This little bath book is waterproof and perfect for tiny hands!

Munchkin® Float & Play Bubbles™ Baby and Toddler Bath Toy, 4 Count


Once your baby starts sitting up for bathtime these float and play bubbles are so fun to include. They are made for small hands, are easy to dry, and have a mold-free design.

Bedtime Soothers

Help make bedtime easier with these soothing toys for your baby’s bedtime routine.

WubbaNub Silicone Infant Pacifier - Cow, BPA Free, Latex Free, Phthalate Free


We had about 7 different pacifiers for Evelyn when she was a baby. It was helpful to have one wherever we went in the diaper bag, crib, and a backup! She quickly depended on them to fall asleep, which meant I toted one everywhere. Pick a cute new wubbanub to add to baby’s stocking and their collection.

Mary Meyer Lovey Soft Toy, 13-Inches, Oatmeal Bunny


Include a sweet little lovey that your baby can snuggle at night. This soft bunny is gender neutral and would provide comfort and cuddles while your baby is sleeping.

Cloud b Sound Machine with White Noise Soothing Sounds | Cuddly Stuffed Animal | Adjustable Settings and Auto-Shutoff | Frankie The Fox™

Bunny soother

This adorable bunny plays soothing sounds and lullabies, helping put your baby to sleep.

personalized lovey


Get a personalized lovey with your baby’s name on it. This is something they can use and have as a special keepsake later!

Baby Tags Security Blankets - Baby Soothing Plush Blanket with Colorful Tags, 10'x10' Square Sensory Toys, for 3 Months+ Babies Boys and Girls (Yellow)


You can’t go wrong with a soft tag blanket for a baby. The soft, soothing cloth can go anywhere with the baby and is sure to become the perfect lovey.

Clothes & Accessories for Baby

Need new clothes or accessories for baby anyway? Grab them now and add them to baby’s stocking for a double win!

DONWEN My First New Years Baby Girl Outfit 2024 Cute Baby Holiday Outfits Midnight Romper+Skirt Set New Years Baby Outfit

NYE Outfit

Right after Christmas ends it’s time to ring in the New Year! Pick out an adorable NYE outfit to stuff in baby’s stocking so you’re one step ahead. Even if your sweetie won’t make it to midnight, you’ll still want to grab a pic of them on their first New Year’s Eve!

Durio Beanie Winter Baby Beanies Knitted Beanie Hat Thick Warm Baby Boy Hats Fall Toddler Beanie Black & Light Grey & Navy & Black White

Baby beanie

Warm your mini’s head for the winter with this baby knit hat. Choose a three or four pack in a variety of colors so they can match any outfit!

Mookiraer Baby Girls Headbands with Bows Handmade Hair Accessories Stretchy Hairbands for Newborn Infant Toddler Baby Essentials (Solid Nylon 20pcs)

Hair bows

If you have a baby girl, you can never have too many baby bows. The chunkier styles are perfect for the colder weather!

baby hair bow

Baby bow

If you like a more delicate look, these sweet bows from Fawn and Finn are so cute!

CoCoCute Baby Moccasins Soft Leather Sole Infant Shoes and Toddler Moccasins for Boys and Girls (18-24 Month, Gray and Gold)

Baby shoes

Stick these adorable baby moccasins in your baby’s stocking so they can wear them on Christmas day!

Baby Socks Gift Set - Unique Baby Shower Gifts - Non Slip Socks by Mommachi - Baby Boy Gifts Baby Girl Gifts (0-12 Months)

Baby socks

I promise you can never have enough pairs of baby socks. It seems like every time you do laundry, half of them go missing! The sayings on these are too funny!

Luvable Friends baby girls Cozy Fleece Booties Slipper Sock, Light Pink Dark Pink, 6-12 Months Infant US

Fleece booties

These soft and cozy fleece booties will keep your little one’s piggy toes nice and warm. Plus, there are plenty of colors to choose from.

Baby Winter Hat Scarf Set 2 Pack, Toddler Beanie Hats Girl Boy with Neck Warmer, Beanie for Kids Knit Warm for Cold Weather

Winter hat

This multipurpose winter hat is part scarf, part hat and will keep your baby’s head, neck, and face warm in chilly weather. It’s super stretchy and will definitely be a winter staple for your child for years to come.

Take Along Toys

Keep baby entertained in the car and on the go with these fun take along toys.

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy, Ages 3 months +

Baby Einstein toy

Our daughter was obsessed with this personal baby boombox when she was 7 months old. The musical toy lights up and plays 7 different melodies.

Playgro Activity Friend Stella Unicorn - Delight Your Baby Girl with This Sensory Development Toy, Ideal Baby Girl Gift for 0+ Months - On-The-Go Fun with Car Seat Toys and Baby Stroller Toy

Carseat toy

This plush unicorn toy easily attaches to your baby’s carseat so you have it wherever you go. The pretty colors and attached mirror will keep your baby fully engaged.

Eoopoon Baby Teether Toy for Babies 3 Months+, Silicone Baby Teething Toys, Rattle Sensory Teether Toy for Sore Gums, Baby Chew Toys for Sucking Needs, BPA Free, Navajo White

Baby Teether

This silicone baby teether is an excellent stocking stuffer. Not only is it a teether, but it rattles and has plenty of different tactile shapes to chew and hold onto. It’s a full sensory experience!

Favorite Books

We love books so much at our house. Reading to your baby from a young age has so many benefits and is eventually a great quiet time toy.

First 100 Words (Bright Baby)

100 Words Book

Babies and young toddlers love to look at—and chew—board books. This 100 words book is perfect for tiny developing brains. Before you know it, their vocabulary will start exploding!

Pajama Time! (Boynton on Board)

Bedtime Stories

If you haven’t started reading to your baby as part of your bedtime routine, now is a great time to start. Incorporate a fun book to get everyone ready for bed.

Lamaze Peek-A-Boo Forest Soft Baby Book - Clip-On Cloth Book - Washable Crinkling Fabric Pages for Sensory Play - Teething and Learning Toys for Babies - 6 Months and Up

Interactive Books

Soft, interactive books that babies can play with are always a hit. This little owl book includes peek-a-boo flaps and fuzzy features. Keep it in the stroller or car seat for those long holiday drives!

Teething Toys & Necessities

Give your little one something to chomp on while they enjoy the Christmas festivities. These baby teething toys are perfect to fit in your baby’s first stocking and will help your teething baby sleep.

Bumkins Teething Freezer Toys (Nintendo Remote) Teether for Babies - Relief for Gums, For 3 Months Up, Freezable Silicone

Nintendo Teether

It seemed like teething lasted forever with our daughter. I was constantly reaching for different teething toys to help soothe her little gums. Grab this Nintendo teether for a little nostalgia!

Jordan* ® | Step 1 Baby Toothbrush | 0-2 Years, Soft Bristles, BPA Free | 4 Pack


And once those teeth start to pop through, it’s time to brush them! Stick a toothbrush in your baby’s stocking stuffer so you have it ready when those teeth come!

Sophie la girafe | Handcrafted for 60 Years in France | Natural Rubber | Designed for Teething Babies | Awaken All 5 Senses | Easy to Clean | Pack of 1


This teether is perfect for little hands because they can hold all of Sophie’s different parts and gnaw away!

Sweet Baby Keepsakes

Include a few simple keepsakes as baby stocking stuffers to commemorate their first Christmas!

DIY photo ornament

Baby’s first ornament

Make your baby’s first Christmas ornament with this DIY birth announcement idea! This is such a simple DIY that you will treasure forever!

Baby Hand and Footprint Kit - Personalized Baby Foot Printing Kit for Newborn - Baby Footprint Kit for Toddlers - Baby Keepsake Handprint Kit - Baby Handprint Ornament Maker (Gold Paint)

Baby keepsake

Make a sweet keepsake of your baby’s handprint and footprint with this kit. Add this small gift as a baby stocking stuffer so you remember to complete this art project.

Urban Kiddy™ Baby's My First Family Album | Soft Photo Cloth Book Gift Set for Newborn Toddler & Kids (Elephant)

Photo Album

Spark your baby’s social development and imagination with their first photo album. You can include family photos in this soft book for baby.

Feeding Items Baby Will Love

Is your baby getting ready to start solids? Buy these baby led weaning feeding supplies to get ahead of the game.

ezpz Mini Mat for 12 Months+ (Lime) - 100% Silicone Baby Plates with Suction and Built-in Placemat for Infants + Toddlers - Baby Led Weaning - For Highchair, Dining Table and Travel

Feeding Mats

If you want to introduce solids with baby-led weaning, then these mats are a must! We loved how they stuck to the table so Evelyn couldn’t pull it off. And they were easy peasy to wash.

vuminbox Baby Bandana Drool Bibs 6-Pack and Teething Toys 6-Pack Made with 100% Organic Cotton, Absorbent and Soft Unisex (6-Pack Unisex)

Bandana bibs

Stock up on baby bibs now as a baby stocking stuffer. These soft bandana bibs have teething toys attached so you always have one on hand!

Munchkin® Any Angle™ Weighted Straw Trainer Sippy Cup with Click Lock™ Spill Proof Lid, 7 Ounce, Blue

Sippy Cup

If you’re getting ready to introduce solids to your baby soon, it’s a good idea to start giving them a small amount of water at meals too. We liked this weighted straw cup for Evelyn’s first sippy cup.

PandaEar Set of 3 Silicone Baby Bibs Waterproof, Soft, Unisex, 10-72 Months (Brown/Blue/Green)

Silicone Bibs

Eating solid foods can get very messy, but with these silicone bibs, you’ll have less mess (and laundry) as your baby starts eating yummy foods. Cleanup is so easy with these!

Baby Dolls and Stuffies

Ready to introduce your baby to a blanket or stuffie? This will fill their stocking and be something they’ll love for years!

Manhattan Toy Baby Stella Soft First Baby Doll for Ages 1 Year and Up, 15', Peach

First baby doll

Once your baby turns 12 months, they’ll start to pretend play and show nurturing qualities! Get your baby their first doll as a stocking stuffer. Baby Stella is the perfect happy baby doll for girl and boys.

cuddle + kind Chelsea The Cat Regular 20' Hand-knit Doll – 1 Doll = 10 Meals, Fair Trade, Heirloom Quality, Handcrafted in Peru, 100% Cotton Yarn

Stuffed animals

You can also have a Cuddle and Kind doll hanging out of their baby stocking. These adorable stuffed animals provide 10 meals to children in need for every doll purchased.

personalized baby dolls

Personalized baby dolls:

These personalized baby dolls will grow with your baby! Customize them with your baby’s name for a sweet keepsake!

Baby Toy 0-12 Months,Baby Infant Musical Stuffed Animal Soft Toy with Multi-Sensory Crinkle, Rattle & Textures,Baby Girl Toy Birthday Gift,Caterpillar,Purple

Cute Caterpillar

This cute caterpillar is perfect for tummy time! The bright colors, rattle, and music will entertain baby and encourage longer tummy time. It even has a height ruler to see baby’s growth!

Other Baby Stocking Stuffers

Nick’s family tradition was to include an orange or two in their stockings so of course we had to do that too.

In my family we always got a container of Downy fabric softener (strange but we grew to really love getting it in our stocking) so I made sure to include a container for Evelyn’s baby stocking too!

Once your baby starts growing a bit, make sure to check out our stocking stuffers for toddlers list.

Have fun shopping for these baby stocking stuffers and Merry Christmas!

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