51 Best Baby Shower Gifts: Toys, Decor & Baby Gear (2023)


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Nov 18, 2023

51 Best Baby Shower Gifts: Toys, Decor & Baby Gear (2023)

By Kristi Kellogg Illustration by Soleil Summer All products featured on Architectural Digest are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we

By Kristi Kellogg

Illustration by Soleil Summer

All products featured on Architectural Digest are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

There’s no shortage of adorable presents for babies—in fact there are so many that it can be a little overwhelming when the shower invite arrives. We cut through the noise and rounded up the best baby shower gifts, including fun toys, swoon-worthy onesies, chic nursery decor, high-quality baby gear, and more. Browse them all or jump straight to your desired price point:

Lumi Pets Bunny Night Light

Crate & Barrel

One of our favorite night lights for kids, this petite bunny is made from non-toxic silicone, and alternates between eight colors that change when you tap it.

Primary Stars Baby Quilt


You can never go wrong with a baby blanket. This airy, cloud-like find has a soft and durable cotton outer shell and a recycled polyester filling.

mushie Muslin Baby Swaddle Blanket | 100% Organic Cotton


Swaddle blankets are a staple among baby essentials. This organic cotton pick, a favorite of Clever contributor Clara Haneberg, has more than 1,900 five-star reviews on Amazon and is available in dozens of colors and patterns.

Cotton Muslin Swaddle

Little Unicorn

This lightweight and breathable swaddle blanket features hand-painted dogs of every shape and size.

Burt's Bees Burp Cloths, Pack of 5


Parents can never have too many burp cloths on hand—you never know what surprises baby will throw their way. These are extra absorbent and organic, plus they’re available in more than 15 color and pattern combos.

Barefoot Dreams Newborn Gift Set


This luxe gift set includes a beanie, a onesie, ruffle socks, and a matching blanket—all in Barefoot Dreams’ supersoft fabric that is made for snuggles and cuddling.

Kyte Baby Bodysuit

Kyte Baby

If you want a onesie that takes a walk on the wild side, opt for this fun find in taro leopard from Kyte Baby.

Silicon Bib Three Pack


Practical essentials like these easy-to-clean bibs will be much appreciated.

Carter's Baby Bear Hooded Towel


This two-pack of hooded towels is made of gentle and absorbent terry cloth. It’s a must-have for bath time.

Lovevery Organic Montessori Ball


This Montessori ball is one of our favorite baby toys. It helps babies aged 12 weeks and up explore movement and it supports brain development.

Ravlyk Red Fox New Baby Gift Set


How sweet is this set? The booties and rattle are hand-crocheted. The Ukraine-based designer, Hellen Mykhalyk, offers tons of other animal options in her Etsy shop, including deer, lions, bunnies, bears, and more.

Personalized Name Puzzle


This name puzzle is incredibly customizable. Not only can you choose your color combo, you can pick the exact animals you want—and there are more than 50 to choose from. You can also engrave the back with a thoughtful message for a guaranteed win of a gift.

Kimono One-Piece


This sweet, gender-neutral onesie is an affordable giftable gem. Pehr also has a matching bunny hop blanket, crib sheets, sleep bag, and more if you can’t get enough of this sweet pattern.

Little Unicorn Cotton Muslin Crib Sheet

Little Unicorn

These breathable muslin sheets will get softer with every wash.

The Honest Company Baby Arrival Gift Set


This abundant gift set features wipes, diapers, shampoo, lotion, soothing balm, and sanitizing spray, all in the gentlest baby-friendly formulas and materials.

Lovey With Removable Teething Ring

Kyte Baby

This teething ring, which comes in more than ten shades, is made of natural beech wood and is attached to a mini security blanket.

Baby Bonjour Coverall


It’s tough to resist buying baby clothes, and this onesie with a Parisian flair is a real standout.

Basil The Bookworm Teether


The perfect teether for a future reading champ.

Three Hearts Quinn BPA-Free Silicone Teether


Here’s another teether that’s perfect for gifting. It’s made with love by Three Hearts, which is a mom-owned brand based in Houston.

Chicco Game Buddy Pacifier Pocket


Not only does this snuggle buddy soothe and entertain the baby, it also provides safe and convenient storage for their pacifier.

Wool Baby Booties

Made Trade

Made from locally sourced sheep’s wool, these puppies are amazingly soft and environmentally conscious. Start baby out on the right foot!

KeaBabies Baby Wrap Carrier


This breathable baby sling is ergonomically designed to evenly distribute the baby’s weight. Both parent and the child have optimal support. The wrap calms and soothes, mimicking the feeling of the womb for the baby.

Infantino Music and Lights Booster Seat


This infant activity seat has an electric piano, plays music, and makes tons of sounds—and it even lights up. Seen here in lavender, it’s also available in teal and green.

Fisher Price Baby to Toddler Bath


This baby bath transitions from an infant bath to a toddler tub as the child grows.

Goodnight Moon


Instead of a card, you can buy a beloved baby book and write your well wishes on the inside (which automatically turns it into a keepsake for the parents!).

Target Gift Card


Any expecting parents will appreciate a gift card—and Target has fun, baby shower-themed options like this one.

Dreamegg Portable White Noise Machine


This portable sound machine is a thoughtful gift that will help new moms and dads get their little ones to sleep when they’re out and about. The helpful little gadget is available in blue, pink, mint, khaki, and white (pictured).

Gojee Ugg Plush Bootie


Ugg’s signature softness and rich suede is made even for the littlest feet.

Chicco Digital Bottle Warmer & Sterilizer


This practical essential not only warms but sterilizes baby bottles in under five minutes. It also works on baby food jars and milk bags.

FridaBaby Keep Cool Breathable Pillow


Pregnancy is no picnic—so anything that will help keep parents-to-be cool and comfortable is going to be a great gift.

Modern Activity Mat

Crate & Kids

This tropical-themed play mat includes squeakers, crinkle paper, rattle, and a mix of fabrics in the shapes of a palm tree, pineapple, and the sun to stimulate the baby’s senses.

Little Spoon Gift Card

Little Spoon

With a Little Spoon gift card, meal time is taken care of. They’ll deliver high-quality, organic baby food straight to your loved one’s door.

Crate&kids Black Bear Hamper


Laundry won’t seem like such a chore when they’re hauling Mr. Bear to the washer, will it?

Colugo The Diaper Tote


Waterproof, wipeable, and chic-looking, this multipocketed diaper bag is big enough to store everything—and keep it organized in the process. There’s even a detachable, insulated bottle holder inside. Seen here in black, the tote is also available in cocoa, dune zebra, olive, and leopard.

Little Ray of Sunshine Musical Activity Gym

Pottery Barn Kids

Level up tummy time with this cushioned play mat outfitted with hanging toys.

Pottery Barn Kids Rocket Shaped Wicker Storage

Pottery Barn Kids

Who knew storage baskets could be this charming? Whether you’re using it for toy storage or as a linen basket, this adorable find doubles as decor.

CHILLAX BabyMood Pro


This powerful little machine is one of the best baby monitors—it does triple duty as a baby monitor, sound machine, and nightlight all in one.

Elephant Critter Nursery Rocker

Pottery Barn Kids

This super-plush rocker features a solid wood base and handles and can be customized with the baby’s name.

Babybjorn Bouncer


This top-rated, lightweight baby bouncer will provide the new bundle of joy endless entertainment. Seen here in blue, it’s also available in beige, dark gray, khaki, and silver.

The Baby Carrier


This Colugo baby carrier can be used for inward, outward, and back carrying. The baby carrier adapts as your baby grows, so you can use it when they’re a newborn baby all the way up until they’re 33 pounds. Seen here in black, the top-rated carrier is available in several shades, including cool olive, gray, navy, and raspberry.

Rhino Lamp Bulb


If you’re looking for unique baby shower gift ideas, this adorable lamp fits the bill. It’s a large speckled rhino that casts a lovely glow in a little one’s nursery.

Jumbo Giraffe Plush

Pottery Barn Kids

We’re obsessed with this giant giraffe—it’s a super cute nursery addition that eventually your little one will be big enough to play with!

Babyletto Madison Swivel Glider in Boucle





This elegant nursery chair is not just beautiful, but supercomfortable and easy to spot clean when spit-ups, drool stains, and other accidents occur. Seen here in ivory, the chair is also available in shades including blush, black, dijon, and navy. Choose between boucle fabric (pictured), velvet, and twill.

Nestig Sunrise Rug


Speaking of decor, this is one of the cutest nursery rugs we’ve tested, beloved by Clever contributor Briana Feigon. Another perfect baby shower gift!

Trubliss Evi Smart Bassinet


This is no ordinary bassinet—the Evi features smart technology that safely glides back and forth to rock your baby to sleep. It also plays calming sounds and music and can be controlled with your smartphone, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home.

Chicco Corso Stroller and Car Seat System


This lightweight stroller and car seat combo is an Amazon favorite, with rave reviews praising how easy is to put together and use.

Nestig The Cloud Crib


We’ve featured this beautiful, two-toned crib in our round up of the best convertible cribs. We can attest that the crib is just as gorgeous in real life and also incredibly durable.

Elvie Wearable Hands-Free Breast Pump


Pumping is possible anywhere and any time thanks to this award-winning device. It’s small, quiet, discreet, portable, and hands-free.

Tripp Trapp High Chair and Cushion with Stokke Tray



Pottery Barn Kids

The Tripp Trapp is our all-time favorite high chair. It adjusts to suit children from six months to three years. It’s available in a wide variety of colors and fabric combos.

West Elm 6-Light Colorful Globe Chandelier

West Elm

This colorful chandelier is another one of the best baby shower gifts. It makes a vibrant addition to any nursery, playroom, or child’s bedroom. Find it at West Elm, one of our favorite places to find kids furniture and decor.

Oeuf 6 Drawer Dresser - Sparrow


Rounding out our list of the best gifts for baby showers is this high-quality nursery dresser. It’s a sturdy investment piece that makes for great group gift.