Best Baby Gifts Under $50

Shopping for gifts during the holiday season can be stressful, but we actually think shopping for the babies in our lives is a lot of fun! Even better... You don't have to break the bank to find meaningful, beautiful and fun gifts for them. Since there's an overload of incredibly cute baby stuff out there, we want to help you in your quest. From fun receiving blankets to an indestructible book to on-the-go toys, here are 10 baby gifts under $50.

1. Skip Hop Explore & More Follow-Bee Crawl Toy. Designed to grow with your child, this motorized toy uses colorful lights and fun tunes to entice your little crawler-- beginner and seasoned alike -- to get moving. Designed to grow with your child, this 2-in-1 toy also encourages discovery and motor skills and sensory development, and, with its detachable rather with rubber details, it's even great for pre-crawlers. $25, buy here.

2. Manhattan Toy Activity Spiral Travel Toy. Want to keep your little one entertained when you are on the go? Equipped with teethers, rattles, crinkly paper and a mirror, this spiral toy wraps around your stroller (any stroller) to keep your babe busy and happy. It encourages reaching and grasping, which fosters fine motor skills. Plus, we love the playful combination of black-and-white stripes and colorful geometric patterns. $21, buy here.

3. elliefunday flannel cat hat. What's cuter than a baby sporting a bonnet or a hat with animal ears? Nothing, that's what. So don't wait any longer to snatch one of those super soft, super cute hats for baby. Not only will baby's cuteness melt your heart, his (actual) ears are sure to stay warm under the cotton flannel material. Plus, it's organic! $42, buy here.

4. Kid O activity board. If you want baby to learn the concept of cause and effect, look no further. This box is fun and engaging, and good looking enough that we wouldn't mind displaying it on our media center. With Kid O's new activity board, baby will be captivated by the light, sound and vibration that will be triggered by his touch. Plus, the integrated handle makes it super easy to take it with you, wherever you go. $39.99, buy here.

5. Monica & Andy coming home blanket. Once winter hits, there's nothing better for baby than cuddling up in a cozy blanket, especially if he is fresh out of the womb. This receiving blanket from Monica & Andy is made of organic cotton and has just the right amount of stretch to wrap your wee one all snuggly and tight. You can also use it as a stroller blanket or on the floor for playtime. Plus, we are crushing on the coffee pattern because, well... coffee sounds pretty good, right about now. $38, buy here.

6. Oli & Carol natural rubber ducks. Bath time, fun time? Most babies think so, but these rubber ducks are a classic to add to your artillery of fun and cute bath toys, so you can distract baby while shampooing him up with minimum drama. They are also eco-friendly and can even stay afloat without a hole, which means they'll also stay mold free. $12, buy here.

7. Indestructibles Hey Diddle Diddle book. Babies don't just read with their eyes, but with their hands and with their mouths. That's right, your little one's books are bound to be folded and rolled up and chewed on -- the kind of stuff that an ordinary book wouldn't be able to withstand. But not the Indestructibles. Those chew-proof, drool-proof and rip-proof baby books can survive anything -- even the inevitable wash it will eventually need. $3.56, buy here.

8. Zutano leather baby shoes. It's not because baby doesn't walk that you should skimp on stylish footwear for his little tootsies. Zutano recently came out with new leather baby shoes, and they are really, really cute! Made of genuine leather, these soft-soled booties are perfect as crib shoes or first walkers. They have an adjustable strap that will keep it securely on our little people's feet. $39.50, buy here and get 20% off with code: ROUNDED20.

9. Ubbi muslin blanket buddies. If you want a gift that double-tasks and that's with baby at playtime and bedtime, the ubbi blanket is the perfect gift. Inspired by woodland, jungle or pet creatures, the Ubbi muslin blanket buddy becomes a stuffed animal when tucked away in its integrated pocket. So it's sure to become baby's best pal for every daily occasion. $29.99, buy here.

10. Winter Water Factory cactus romper. Mama will deal with a lot of blowouts and spit-ups, so you may want to help her up her stash of baby clothes. If so, do it in style and opt for a comfortable, easy-to-put-on romper with cool prints. And since it's cold out, why not give her a little taste of summer with this desert-themed one-piece from Winter Water Factory? You'll be in trend -- cactus are in right now. $44, buy here.

Who says you have to wait for birthdays or holidays to give your bestie a great gift? A sweet surprise that tells her you've been thinking of her might be the pick-me-up she needs in these more-than-trying times. We've rounded up some of our favorite go-to gifts that are certain to be a bright spot in her week. But be warned, you may want to snag a few for yourself. (You deserve it, mama.)

Here are some our favorite "just because" gifts to give our hardworking mama friends.

New Mother face + body care duo

volition face + body care duo

This correcting oil and stretch mark minimizer is perfect for the pregnant mama looking to keep her pregnancy glow. The correcting oil brightens the skin while reducing dark spots, and the stretch mark minimizer works to smooth her ever-growing belly.


Allover roller

esker allover roller

This jade roller goes beyond your typical face roller and can be used anywhere on the body. It works to increase stimulation and reduce puffiness and is perfect for applying any oils to the face or body. Plus, it feels like a mini spa treatment.


Kombucha making kit

farmsteady kombucha making kit

What could be a more perfect gift for the health-obsessed friend? This kombucha making kit comes with everything you need to brew your own homemade green tea kombucha. They'll think this is the tastiest gift ever.


Laetitia lipstick

cupid & psyche laetitia

This red lipstick is perfect for your makeup enthusiast bestie who is looking to spruce up her life in quarantine. Crafted in the United States, these bee and vegan-friendly and cruelty-free lipsticks are created to flatter all complexions. Cupid and Psyche Beauty makes finding the perfect red lip way too easy!


Jigsaw puzzle

inner piecec jigsaw puzzle

Mamas need to destress now more than ever during quarantine. This adorable jigsaw puzzle is perfect for the mama who needs a brain break! The 500-piece puzzle designed by artist Ray Oranges features an abstract gradient design that fits a standard frame when completed. Bonus: It's printed on recycled paper and the company donates $1 from every puzzle sold to youth mindfulness programs.


Matilda's Bloombox

matilda's bloombox

If we have to be stuck inside, we might as well have some gorgeous florals to brighten up the space. Matilda's Bloombox locally sources blooms, delivers them to her door and provides simple tips on how to arrange it into a beautiful bouquet.


'I Am Enough' bracelet

I Am Enough bracelet

Let this dainty bracelet serve as a constant reminder to your bestie that she is enough. She'll wear this on her wrist and read this daily oath to herself, "I Am Enough."


Glow assorted teas

vahdam low assorted teas

This tea gift box set covers the entire spectrum of flavors from sweet to spicy. Individually packaged in beautiful tins, your gal pal will feel like a queen sipping her morning tea. Originally $40, this set is currently on sale for just $24. We'll take two, please.


Find your voice journal

find your voice journal

Journaling is a great way to ease anxiety and will slow your bestie's racing mind before bed. This gift is perfect for first time journalists and includes prompts, daily quotes and coloring pages to help her unlock her potential and find her voice.


Premium frother

shore magic premium frother

This gift is fitting for your latte-sipping bestie who can't go a day without her coffee. All she has to do is add two scoops of collagen to her favorite drink, and she'll have a perfectly foamy drink ready in seconds. Skipping the drive-thru line has never been so easy!


Bath soak infusion kit

maude bath soak infusion kit

Say hello to hydration! She'll be feeling smooth and relaxed as ever after a long bath soaking in these salts. This vegan + cruelty-free set incorporates dead sea salt and dehydrated coconut milk powder for an ultra hydrating experience.


Tiny Tags 'mama' necklace

Tiny Tags 'mama' necklace

It's a hard-earned title she answers to a hundred times per day. Whether she's new to the club or a seasoned professional, this delicate script 'mama' necklace is guaranteed to be a perfect fit.


Superfood honey

Beekeeper's Naturals B.Powered honey

With a lack of sleep and jam-packed days, getting through the afternoon can be a real challenge. Send her a powerful pick-me-up in the form of a therapeutic blend of royal jelly, bee pollen, propolis and raw honey. It makes the ideal companion for tea, smoothies, yogurt or even on its on.


Calming midnight mask with melatonin

Who doesn't deserve a reminder to pamper themself every once in awhile? Even better, this mask does all its work at night while you're sleeping with no extra effort needed. It's an amazing plant-powered antioxidant-packed mask that has melatonin, wild dandelion leaf and hyaluronic acid to rehydrate, repair and reset facial skin. It's so good, you might want to gift it to yourself. We won't tell, mama.


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