Best baby Valentine’s Day gifts for your little love

Best Valentine's Gifts for Babies

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by Samantha Ball |
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The day of love is upon us and Valentine's Day is a time to show those you love how much you adore them. Even if your baby isn't aware of the special day, it doesn't have to stop you from spoiling them with baby Valentine's Day gifts.

Whether it's their first Valentine's or not, celebrate the day with small gifts like a personalised romper, a snuggly teddy or a book that says 'I love you.' You can even dress them in a cute Valentine's Day outfit.

So whether you a looking forward to a date night or having a quiet night in as a family this Valentine's, there's so many ways that you can make the day truly memorable.

When is Valentine's Day?

This year February 14th falls on a Tuesday, so even if the family is busy during the day with school, nursery, work or other commitments, a lovely gift will definitely make your loved ones feel special for the day.

Best Board Book Valentine's Gift
guess-how-much-i-love-you
Price: $16.11

This wonderful book comes with a soft toy and is everything you need for story time with your child this Valentine's Day.

One review said: "Brought for a gift and I love this story one of my children's favourites."

Pros

  • A classic book

Cons

  • More expensive than paperback version

Best Medium Sized Valentine's Doll
kaloo-tendresse-valentine-doll
Price: £17.60 (was £22.50)

www.ocado.com

A beautiful soft, plush doll that's suitable from birth, this sweet dolly will be a welcome addition! It can even be personalised with your child's name to make it a truly special, Valentine's Day gift.

One review said: "Bought for a friends baby recently, it’s SO soft, the personalisation has been done beautifully. Really lovely product, presented well."

Pros

  • Suitable from birth
  • Soft plush
  • Option to personalise

Cons

  • Smaller than expected

Best Valentine's Gift Box

This gift involves a little more creativity from you, but it's a super simple gift idea that your child will love! This personalised gift box makes the cutest mail delivery for your little Valentine, you just fill it yourself with your childs favourite treats!

One review said: "I ordered two as for my twins, I can’t believe how beautiful the box is such good value for money"

Pros

  • Great value
  • Personalised

Cons

  • Have to add your own treats

Best Grimm's Heart Valentine's Toy
rainbow-hearts
Price: £30 (was £37)

www.kidly.co.uk

This 13-piece Montessori-inspired toy is not only beautiful to look at, but to touch and play with too. The 13 heart pieces can be played with in so many different ways, and can help to develop a child's creativity, fine motor skills and spatial thinking.

One review said: "We've got seriously heart eyes for these lovely tactile play pieces."

Pros

  • Helps develop creativity

Cons

  • Not suitable for water

Best Jellycat Valentine's Gift

We love a Jellycat teddy and this Amuseable heart makes the perfect gift this Valentine's Day. It's even suitable to have from birth as a cuddly toy, or as a sweet decoration in your child's room.

One review said: "So cuddlesome and cheering, this little guy would make a great Valentine's gift or room decoration"

Pros

  • Cuddly
  • Perfect for decor too
  • Suitable from birth

Cons

  • A bit expensive for the size

Best Valentine's Touch and Feel Book
baby-touch-i-love-you
Price: $6.99

The sweetest board book that your baby will love. Say goodnight to all the animals and let your little one explore the different textures and colours.

Mother&Baby writer Samantha said: "My daughter loves books and exploring the pages, and she particularly loved the different textures on each page. The book was also a big size with plenty of bright colours, and are easy for little hands to hold and turn pages."

Pros

  • Easy to turn pages
  • Brightly coloured and engaging

Cons

  • Some reviews say the colours aren't bright enough

Best LEGO Valentine's Gift

With 15 models and endless building fun, the LEGO Duplo Heart Box makes for a creative and fun Valentine's Day gift for your child. From building a heart, ice cream, house and more, they'll have loads of fun!

One review said: "This set offers the broadest range of bricks for the most play imaginable in a set of this size and price. This is a no-brainer buy for boys and girls!"

Pros

  • Educational and fun
  • Encourages creativity

Cons

  • Only 15 blocks

Is it your babies first Valentine's Day? This sleepsuit has press stud fastenings and attached feet, keeping your baby snug and making changing easier.

One review said: "Super cute baby grow for babies first valentines."

Pros

  • Attached feet
  • Press-stud fastenings

Cons

  • No built-in scratch mitts

Why not send your little loved one a cuddle in a box this Valentine's Day with this adorable Valentine's Teddy Bear? It comes in a beautiful Babyblooms illustrated gift box, and you can choose the Valentine Bear's jumper colour which is available in red or white.

Pros

  • Personalised gift message
  • Soft and cuddly

Cons

  • No onsite reviews

Best Valentine's Day Wand

This magical heart shaped wand makes a lovely little gift. It's a glittery heart with ribbon streamers, and is perfect for encouraging imaginative play.

One review said: "A wonderful tool for casting love spells and generally good vibes around the place"

Pros

  • Inspires play

Cons

  • Could bend easily

Best Valentine's Book
pop-up-peekaboo
Price: $13.51

Brightly coloured with lift-the-flap pages, your child will love turning the pages and interacting with the book. It also helps to aid language development and build confident book skills!

One review said: "This is such a cute book, got it for my 1 year old son for Valentines Day and all my kids ended up loving it too, very entertaining for babies and toddlers."

Pros

  • Pages are thick
  • Engaging and interactive

Cons

  • Some feel it's not the best Peekaboo book
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