The Australian Gift Guide For Babies

Kate Patch | 12 November, 2021


          
            The Australian Gift Guide For Babies

This gift guide will reduce the overwhelm and make you excited for the gifts your purchasing this Christmas knowing that these unique gifts are made by families in your own communities.

Books for baby gifts
50 Questions Childhood Book
Designed by a mum with a desire to document childhood. This journal has a classic design and beautiful cover and will look beautiful for all the years to come.
50 questions to ask your child every year to document their answers to let their little characters shine.  A beautiful tradition in itself to sit with your child and watch how they change over the years.
This book is special because most "baby books" stop recording after the 1st year. this one is for their childhood
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Lockdown Baby
Lockdown baby is a sweetly illustrated book about the unique circumstances babies were born into during the pandemic. It has a hard velvet feel cover and will be a sentimental piece for mum too.
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Oh Baby The Year You Were Born
This book needs to be on the shelves or in in the keepsake boxes of every baby born in 2020 or 2021. Written by two besties living in Melbourne who had their babies in the height of covid restrictions. Written in beautiful verse.
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Something to wear gifts
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Kicky Swimmers

My kids all wear these swimmers. they are amazing quality, so much so they can be handed down to the younger siblings as they just wear and wear.  

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Handmade Bobble Bonnet

A beautiful friend of mine handmakes bonnets, rompers and booties. 

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Bedhead Hats

The gift every mum likes to receive for their child. Bedhead hats have become a favourite of mine as their brims are not floppy, they have a great toggle under chin strap and they sit nicely.  A friend of mine is a stockist so I have tagged her here to shop.

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Leather Shoes

I have been purchasing from Little Leather shoes for some time now and they wear really well and always clean up perfectly. Vanessa the Mumma behind the brand has designed her shoes to podiatrist recommendations and it really nice knowing that your putting the right shoes on your child's feet.

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Headbands and Bows

I have a favourite place to shop for Headbands, bows, clips and mama scrunchies and that's Pocketful Of Posies. Gemma is a mum to three sweet baby girls and makes good quality and beautiful items. Go support a Mumma like Gemma this Christmas!

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Australian Gift Ideas for Babies

Lacey Edged Blanket

We think a Heritage Blanket makes a special gift for a baby . These blankets are an heirloom and something to treasure or pass down to grandchildren one day after you have snuggled, loved and made many special moments.

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To Scale Birth Plaque

These birth rulers are a beautiful reminder to hang in your nursery to show how little they were. This 1:1 scale wooden ruler is personalised with your child’s name, date of birth, weight and height.

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Dummy Holder

These little dummy holders are soft and adorable and keep those dummys as easy to find.

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Painted Natural Wood Rattle

If you haven't visited miss molly's handmade toys yet then you will be in for a treat. Its almost laughable to pick one thing to feature here in the gift guide. These rattles will  become an heirloom and something you will never be able to let go off.

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Childrens gift ideas
Self Propelled Swing
These beautiful swings are made by a gorgeous family in Brisbane The kids are able to "fly" these themselves and because they have handles are great for the young children too. They even have a tandem version too!
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Maileg Mice
There is a whole range of little mice that belong in tiny little boxes and I'm obsessed! Maileg are all about the enchantment and the wonder of all the little magical things for kids. 
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Wooden Trains and Cars
In a throwaway world, boy am I excited by simple and natural toys like these. We take so much of our children's imagination away by giving them flashy toys that make all the noises for them. These little cars bring back the best part of toys.
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Backpack
There's nothing more exciting for kids than a brand new backpack and Im absolutely in love with this pretty floral one.
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