51 Best Baby Shower Gifts: Toys, Decor & Baby Gear (2023)
Jun 21, 2023
By Kristi Kellogg
Illustration by Soleil Summer
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There’s no shortage of adorable presents for babies—in fact there are so many that it can be a little overwhelming when the shower invite arrives. We cut through the noise and rounded up the best baby shower gifts, including fun toys, swoon-worthy onesies, chic nursery decor, high-quality baby gear, and more. Browse them all or jump straight to your desired price point:
Lumi Pets Bunny Night Light
Crate & Barrel
One of our favorite night lights for kids, this petite bunny is made from non-toxic silicone, and alternates between eight colors that change when you tap it.
Primary Stars Baby Quilt
You can never go wrong with a baby blanket. This airy, cloud-like find has a soft and durable cotton outer shell and a recycled polyester filling.
mushie Muslin Baby Swaddle Blanket | 100% Organic Cotton
Swaddle blankets are a staple among baby essentials. This organic cotton pick, a favorite of Clever contributor Clara Haneberg, has more than 1,900 five-star reviews on Amazon and is available in dozens of colors and patterns.
Cotton Muslin Swaddle
This lightweight and breathable swaddle blanket features hand-painted dogs of every shape and size.
Burt's Bees Burp Cloths, Pack of 5
Parents can never have too many burp cloths on hand—you never know what surprises baby will throw their way. These are extra absorbent and organic, plus they’re available in more than 15 color and pattern combos.
Barefoot Dreams Newborn Gift Set
This luxe gift set includes a beanie, a onesie, ruffle socks, and a matching blanket—all in Barefoot Dreams’ supersoft fabric that is made for snuggles and cuddling.
Kyte Baby Bodysuit
If you want a onesie that takes a walk on the wild side, opt for this fun find in taro leopard from Kyte Baby.
Silicon Bib Three Pack
Practical essentials like these easy-to-clean bibs will be much appreciated.
Carter's Baby Bear Hooded Towel
This two-pack of hooded towels is made of gentle and absorbent terry cloth. It’s a must-have for bath time.
Lovevery Organic Montessori Ball
This Montessori ball is one of our favorite baby toys. It helps babies aged 12 weeks and up explore movement and it supports brain development.
Ravlyk Red Fox New Baby Gift Set
How sweet is this set? The booties and rattle are hand-crocheted. The Ukraine-based designer, Hellen Mykhalyk, offers tons of other animal options in her Etsy shop, including deer, lions, bunnies, bears, and more.
Personalized Name Puzzle
This name puzzle is incredibly customizable. Not only can you choose your color combo, you can pick the exact animals you want—and there are more than 50 to choose from. You can also engrave the back with a thoughtful message for a guaranteed win of a gift.
This sweet, gender-neutral onesie is an affordable giftable gem. Pehr also has a matching bunny hop blanket, crib sheets, sleep bag, and more if you can’t get enough of this sweet pattern.
Little Unicorn Cotton Muslin Crib Sheet
These breathable muslin sheets will get softer with every wash.
The Honest Company Baby Arrival Gift Set
This abundant gift set features wipes, diapers, shampoo, lotion, soothing balm, and sanitizing spray, all in the gentlest baby-friendly formulas and materials.
Lovey With Removable Teething Ring
This teething ring, which comes in more than ten shades, is made of natural beech wood and is attached to a mini security blanket.
Baby Bonjour Coverall
It’s tough to resist buying baby clothes, and this onesie with a Parisian flair is a real standout.
Basil The Bookworm Teether
The perfect teether for a future reading champ.
Three Hearts Quinn BPA-Free Silicone Teether
Here’s another teether that’s perfect for gifting. It’s made with love by Three Hearts, which is a mom-owned brand based in Houston.
Chicco Game Buddy Pacifier Pocket
Not only does this snuggle buddy soothe and entertain the baby, it also provides safe and convenient storage for their pacifier.
Wool Baby Booties
Made from locally sourced sheep’s wool, these puppies are amazingly soft and environmentally conscious. Start baby out on the right foot!
KeaBabies Baby Wrap Carrier
This breathable baby sling is ergonomically designed to evenly distribute the baby’s weight. Both parent and the child have optimal support. The wrap calms and soothes, mimicking the feeling of the womb for the baby.
Infantino Music and Lights Booster Seat
This infant activity seat has an electric piano, plays music, and makes tons of sounds—and it even lights up. Seen here in lavender, it’s also available in teal and green.
Fisher Price Baby to Toddler Bath
This baby bath transitions from an infant bath to a toddler tub as the child grows.
Instead of a card, you can buy a beloved baby book and write your well wishes on the inside (which automatically turns it into a keepsake for the parents!).
Target Gift Card
Any expecting parents will appreciate a gift card—and Target has fun, baby shower-themed options like this one.
Dreamegg Portable White Noise Machine
This portable sound machine is a thoughtful gift that will help new moms and dads get their little ones to sleep when they’re out and about. The helpful little gadget is available in blue, pink, mint, khaki, and white (pictured).
Gojee Ugg Plush Bootie
Ugg’s signature softness and rich suede is made even for the littlest feet.
Chicco Digital Bottle Warmer & Sterilizer
This practical essential not only warms but sterilizes baby bottles in under five minutes. It also works on baby food jars and milk bags.
FridaBaby Keep Cool Breathable Pillow
Pregnancy is no picnic—so anything that will help keep parents-to-be cool and comfortable is going to be a great gift.
Modern Activity Mat
Crate & Kids
This tropical-themed play mat includes squeakers, crinkle paper, rattle, and a mix of fabrics in the shapes of a palm tree, pineapple, and the sun to stimulate the baby’s senses.
Little Spoon Gift Card
With a Little Spoon gift card, meal time is taken care of. They’ll deliver high-quality, organic baby food straight to your loved one’s door.
Crate&kids Black Bear Hamper
Laundry won’t seem like such a chore when they’re hauling Mr. Bear to the washer, will it?
Colugo The Diaper Tote
Waterproof, wipeable, and chic-looking, this multipocketed diaper bag is big enough to store everything—and keep it organized in the process. There’s even a detachable, insulated bottle holder inside. Seen here in black, the tote is also available in cocoa, dune zebra, olive, and leopard.
Little Ray of Sunshine Musical Activity Gym
Pottery Barn Kids
Level up tummy time with this cushioned play mat outfitted with hanging toys.
Pottery Barn Kids Rocket Shaped Wicker Storage
Pottery Barn Kids
Who knew storage baskets could be this charming? Whether you’re using it for toy storage or as a linen basket, this adorable find doubles as decor.
CHILLAX BabyMood Pro
This powerful little machine is one of the best baby monitors—it does triple duty as a baby monitor, sound machine, and nightlight all in one.
Elephant Critter Nursery Rocker
Pottery Barn Kids
This super-plush rocker features a solid wood base and handles and can be customized with the baby’s name.
This top-rated, lightweight baby bouncer will provide the new bundle of joy endless entertainment. Seen here in blue, it’s also available in beige, dark gray, khaki, and silver.
The Baby Carrier
This Colugo baby carrier can be used for inward, outward, and back carrying. The baby carrier adapts as your baby grows, so you can use it when they’re a newborn baby all the way up until they’re 33 pounds. Seen here in black, the top-rated carrier is available in several shades, including cool olive, gray, navy, and raspberry.
Rhino Lamp Bulb
If you’re looking for unique baby shower gift ideas, this adorable lamp fits the bill. It’s a large speckled rhino that casts a lovely glow in a little one’s nursery.
Jumbo Giraffe Plush
Pottery Barn Kids
We’re obsessed with this giant giraffe—it’s a super cute nursery addition that eventually your little one will be big enough to play with!
Babyletto Madison Swivel Glider in Boucle
This elegant nursery chair is not just beautiful, but supercomfortable and easy to spot clean when spit-ups, drool stains, and other accidents occur. Seen here in ivory, the chair is also available in shades including blush, black, dijon, and navy. Choose between boucle fabric (pictured), velvet, and twill.
Nestig Sunrise Rug
Speaking of decor, this is one of the cutest nursery rugs we’ve tested, beloved by Clever contributor Briana Feigon. Another perfect baby shower gift!
Trubliss Evi Smart Bassinet
This is no ordinary bassinet—the Evi features smart technology that safely glides back and forth to rock your baby to sleep. It also plays calming sounds and music and can be controlled with your smartphone, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home.
Chicco Corso Stroller and Car Seat System
This lightweight stroller and car seat combo is an Amazon favorite, with rave reviews praising how easy is to put together and use.
Nestig The Cloud Crib
We’ve featured this beautiful, two-toned crib in our round up of the best convertible cribs. We can attest that the crib is just as gorgeous in real life and also incredibly durable.
Elvie Wearable Hands-Free Breast Pump
Pumping is possible anywhere and any time thanks to this award-winning device. It’s small, quiet, discreet, portable, and hands-free.
Tripp Trapp High Chair and Cushion with Stokke Tray
Pottery Barn Kids
The Tripp Trapp is our all-time favorite high chair. It adjusts to suit children from six months to three years. It’s available in a wide variety of colors and fabric combos.
West Elm 6-Light Colorful Globe Chandelier
This colorful chandelier is another one of the best baby shower gifts. It makes a vibrant addition to any nursery, playroom, or child’s bedroom. Find it at West Elm, one of our favorite places to find kids furniture and decor.
Oeuf 6 Drawer Dresser - Sparrow
Rounding out our list of the best gifts for baby showers is this high-quality nursery dresser. It’s a sturdy investment piece that makes for great group gift.