We've got a great round-up of delightful Christmas presents for baby. Now that our girls are getting older, we rely on a little help from our friends when predicting baby trends. At a recent press event, we met the founders of Sprout, a San Francisco baby mecca. The owners scout out the coolest gifts and treasures and have shared their Top Five Baby Gifts.
Sophie the Giraffe ($21.98): This vintage looking toy is mighty appealing to little ones--trust us. Though deceptively simple, Sophie is a toy your babe will immediately treasure. It's something about the neck and the way it seamlessly fits in a baby's hand.Oh, and it's also great for gnawing on when teething. She is made in France of 100% natural rubber.
A better rubber ducky ($10): A super stocking stuffer, this little guy is designed by pop-art toymaker Daniel Monahan and comes in four colors. Made of medical-grade plastics that are free of lead, phthalates, and BPA.
Wooden books ($11.99): Attach this to your stroller and you'll have take-along entertainment thanks to the silk-screened pictures of animals in their homes. Features goldfish in bowls, rabbits in holes and more.Made of Beechwood and non-toxic oil based paints.
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Apple Park lovies($25): Babies love the comfort of this soft friend. Pick from five adorable woodland creatures made in 100% organic cotton body, with silk nose and hypo-allergenic filling.
Name Trains ($4.95 each car): This decorative gift becomes a plaything when baby gets older. For now, buy the name and display it in the nursery. Made in Vermont of hard maple with a water/alcohol based finish.
For more great gifts visit www.sproutsanfrancisco.com
and be sure to stop by the store when you are in San Francisco.
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