For the special mamas-to-be in your crew, no ordinary gift will do. So when the baby shower invite arrives, don’t just follow her registry — rock the cradle and give the expecting parents something unexpected! With our creative baby shower gift guide, finding unique presents for wee ones has never been easier or more adorable. Whether you wrap up a laugh-out-loud babysuit or a stuffed animal with panache (and a poncho!), let her know from the very start that you’re going to go the extra mile for her bundle of joy. Your friend is making a human, after all. The least you could do is make a clever gift choice.
Mermaid, merman… merbaby! Help Mom and Dad welcome their little guppy with a handmade, teeny-tiny tail blanket.
Let’s taco about the hottest gift around: Wee ones will feast their eyes on this cheery felt food mobile — until they take a siesta, that is.
Parents-to-be can count down the days to their bundle of joy’s arrival. Each scratch-off box includes a fun fact about baby’s development or an intriguing piece of infant trivia.
Almost cute enough to eat! Give your pal the ingredients to swaddle her munchkin in a double scoop of love: a waffle cone blanket with a rainbow-sprinkle hat as the cherry on top.
Playtime has never been so magical. A precious unicorn rattle will keep baby amused and open to wonder.
Rip-proof, chew-proof, and toxin-free (in case babes test the chew-proof promise!), these tiny tomes will stand up to the wear and tear of the toughest toddler. They can even go through the dishwasher!
Reward the parent who plans ahead. Gift them a photo album with their future son or daughter’s name laser-engraved on the handsome wooden cover.
With this bronze shadowbox scene, giving the perfect present is a walk in the park.
There’s no situation Mom or Dad can’t baby-MacGyver their way out of with a diaper bag that includes everything from a changing mat to stroller hooks to a removable baby food jar compartment.
Future perfect: Let parents impart their wisdom over the decades with a letter writing kit that marks a child’s biggest milestones, from pre-K to post-college.
All mamas will llove this llama. After all, who could resist an adorable plush creature in an alpaca poncho?!
Inspire a chuckle: Let the world know what a freeloader this tiny tyke really is.
On the wings of love! A child’s name takes flight on this sustainably-crafted cotton throw blanket.
Pregnant life isn’t like a box of chocolates — help her stress less with an indulgent set of truffle-shaped bath soaks made from cocoa butter, kaolin clay, and essential oils.
They’ll roar with delight: Lions and tigers and bears are just three of the three dozen (and one) animals from literature featured in this precocious print.