My daughter just turned two this month and as I was hunting for Birthday presents for her (and Christmas presents) I noticed it’s really hard to find things suitable for under 3s. Every toy, activity set and art supply seemed to be branded with the 3+ warning. Which leaves what? A cheque? No! So, I thought I would share with you some of my finds in case you, like me, also struggle to find things that aren’t 3+. Here is my Under 3 Christmas Gift Guide.
Since it is 2020, I want to support small and local businesses wherever I can. A lot of these items are from small businesses but I will include some Amazon items at the end if you need them in a rush. Supporting small is so important and something I hold very close to my heart, being a small business owner myself. This blog is one of my small businesses! I earn money from ads and affiliate links. Not to mention my blog’s shop! I sell T-shirts and tote bags made from 100% organic cotton and are 100% designed by me! I also have a Make-to-Order Cake business called Lottie Dot Cakes. This is where I sell occasion cakes, cupcakes and now Christmas Treat boxes.
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Under 3 Christmas Gift Guide
Emilia’s Curiosity Box
I have mentioned this company before but I can’t recommend them enough. Lauren is a good friend of mine and set up this business just 4 months ago after having her first baby, Emilia. Lauren makes bespoke crayons in various shapes, colours, letters and numbers. Perfect for little hands! She very kindly gifted Olivia a set of her personalised crayons and we have had hours of fun with them ever since.
She also makes lego, dinosaur and Christmas crayons! The perfect stocking filler for any age! Check out her Etsy shop here.
Hey Ray Bespoke
This company just do the most beautiful baby gifts I have ever seen! I wish I knew about them when I was expecting Olivia because their muslin cloths are to die for! They’re so pretty! I kind of want to get pregnant again just so I can do a huge order from them. Not only are they beautiful, but they personalise them for FREE!
My favourite thing that they do is the big muslins which I wish someone told me how useful they were. I, like most people, bought the multipacks of small muslins but the big ones were the most handy. They double up as lightweight blankets and sun shades in the summer but can also be breathable swaddle blankets. Check out their shop here!
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An adorable personalised clothing company for kids ages 0-5 years! They make beautiful loungewear for little ones (how 2020!) that are made of 100% super soft and cosy cotton. Shop here for this tracksuit which can be personalised with your child’s name or initials.
Check out their shop here! Koko Babywear are also offering you a 10% discount when you use the code: KOKO10
Amy Lucy Designs
So many pretty things! I want them all! Amy does some wonderful gifts for all ages: Grandparents to newborns. However, it was this set I was particularly drawn to. This personalised First Christmas Gift Box includes: a personalised cuddly toy (penguin or reindeer), a body suit, a bauble and a personal message all wrapped up in a keepsake box!
Get yours here and check out her page for tons of other gifts like: personalised stockings, present sacks, mugs, Christmas eve boxes, family baubles, the list goes on!
I love these personalised name puzzles. Not only are you teaching them solving skills with a puzzle but you are helping them recognise their name. Having to figure out what order the letters go will help them when they come to a preschool level and have to write their name. Plus they’re beautiful and inexpensive!
If you’re in a rush and are doing the last minute present dash then here are some amazon finds:
In addition, you can find more present ideas in my Olivia’s 2nd Birthday! post. If you liked my Under 3 Christmas Gift Guide, check out:
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