Choosing the perfect baby shower gift can be difficult. No matter how well you know the soon-to-be parents, it’s not easy to find a great gift that is both practical and fun.
Of course, you can always go for the traditional baby shower gifts but sometimes, you want to give something a little more special to your friends. It’s nice to give things a little more thought and find a unique gift that they will love.
We know how hard it is to think of great presents for your friends who are expecting a baby. That’s why we’ve created a list of unique items that make the perfect baby shower gifts.
Take a look at the list below and consider shopping around for one or more of these incredible gifts. There’s no doubt that the future parents will be over the moon will any of the following three gifts.
1. Sensory Toys
Sensory toys come in a range of shapes and sizes. Depending on the sense that they are trying to target, they might light up with LED bulbs, make exciting noises, or feel soft and textured.
What’s great about sensory toys is that they are appropriate for children of all ages. Most sensory toys can be given to a newborn and remain their favorite toys for several years.
For example, you might wish to gift your friends a soft plushy that they can place in their newborn’s cot for comfort. Or you could get a sensory board for the child to use when they reach the age of one or two years old.
2. Sporting Gifts
If your friends are sports lovers themselves, their new baby might also end up loving sports and they might plan to introduce sports to their child at an early age. Take this as an opportunity to buy the future parents something sports-related for their baby shower.
If they have a favorite sport, try and find a gift that centers around this. For example, if they love baseball, there are plenty of fun baseball baby gifts. If they’re a fan of soccer or basketball, you won’t struggle to spot something unique and quirky for your friends.
3. Baby Journal
Pregnancy journals or baby journals are the perfect way for soon-to-be parents to track their baby’s development once they are born. There are lots of cute journals that you can buy as a baby shower gift and enables your friends to document everything about their baby as they grow.
Find a journal that has space to include photographs and growth measurements so that your friends can make their journal extra special and personal. They can keep their journal for years to come and build a book that is full of memories and development milestones, perfect for them and their child to look back on years down the line.