2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Baby | 0-24 Months

Need the perfect gift for a baby for 2023? We asked the experts in Cedar Rapids (aka toddler moms) for the best Christmas gift ideas for little ones under two.

Our Number One Pick!

Baby Sensory Toy

Tractor Sensory Toy & Book

I was gifted a natural wood teether from this shop several years ago, and it is hands down the best baby toy I have ever received. Check out the wooden teether rosary design and sensory bins for older kids. And it’s A locally owned and operated shop! Available here for $20

baby bug baby magazine

BABYBUG Magazine for Babies

A magazine subscription for babies. Made with nontoxic ink, rounded corners, and no staples. And the pages don’t rip!!! Available here for $22

baby stroller blanket

Sherpa Weighted Stroller Blanket

This is a great cold-weather gift! These blankets are warm, high quality, and perfect for car seats and strollers. Keep the cold air out! Available here for $30

baby books

My First Library: Boxset of 10 Board Books for Kids

Babies LOVE these books. They are simple and tiny, the perfect size for little baby’s hands. Available here for $17


radio flyer toy

Radio Flyer Busy Buggy, Sit to Stand Toddler Ride on Toy

A ride-on toy with a horn! Available here for $34

Target baby shopping cart toy

Target Toy Shopping Cart

This toy shopping cart is much smaller than most. The perfect size for babe’s just starting to walk. (Hint! If it is not available online, ask at your local store). Available here for $20

baby bath toy

Munchkin Little Boat Train Bath Toy

Bath toys are always a hit! These boats link together and strain and drain water. Available here for $7

baby toy remote

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Stream & Learn Remote

According to my oldest child, babies just want things that light up and make noise. The face on this remote lights up and changes colors. Fun for car rides and stroller rides after dark! Available here for $7

sensory balls baby toy

Sensory Balls

These are my husband’s go-to for entertaining babies! Available here for $16

Magnetic Me Baby Onesie

Magnetic Me Footies & Coveralls

No more snaps or zippers! Smart magnetic fasteners make getting baby-dressed a breeze. These don’t come cheap, but they are high quality. A great gift item! Available here for $40

Baby Booties

Pediped Baby Booties

Another practical yet amazing item to gift. I LOVE these warm soft-sole booties for daycare and car seats. If your babe is walking, they also make a ‘grip n’ go’ hard-sole style! Available here for $35


radio flyer wagon

Radio Flyer My 1st Wagon with Beach and Garden Tools

Hint! The original is out of stock and more expensive. Available here for $30

Little Tikes Slide

Little Tikes My First Slide

This is the best indoor slide on the market. Burn off some energy on Christmas morning and all winter long! Available here for $35

A version of this story was published December ’22 by Kaitlyn Uthe.

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