Yes, you shower your little ones with love all year, mama, but Valentine's Day is a great excuse to go a little overboard. Snuggle them a little harder. Add some extra whipped cream to their pancakes. And maybe even offer them a little token of your affection.
If you're looking for a sweet gift that's actually sugar-free, we've rounded up some of our favorite love-filled Valentine's Day gifts for babies and kids. From soft and cozy blankets and loveys to kid-friendly bling that sparkles and shines, there's something for everyone on your list!
Check out our favorite Valentine's gifts for babies and kids below!
Little Giraffe plush blankets are the coziest way to show your little one some love. They're made from super soft faux fur with a satin border that helps soothe and comfort at naptime or anytime. What's more, for every Luxe Heart Army Blanket sold, Little Giraffe donates one blanket to a baby or child in need.
If there's anything that describes a mama's love, it's "perfectly imperfect." We make mistakes. We have bad days. But the love? That's a given. It's unconditional, overwhelming and life-changing. The delicate heart necklace from Tiny Tags is great for kiddos who are ready for grown-up jewelry (and already think you're pretty perfect, mama.)
There's really nothing to love about teething, but this natural wooden heart teether can make this stage a little sweeter. The beechwood design is easy for little hands to grab, keeping them busy and distracted while they soothe their gums.
The adorable soft-bodied dolls from Bunnies by the Bay come with a big message; a reminder of the comfort and care we take to protect each other. Complete with removable mask, outfit and bunny purse, Daisy is ready to accompany your kiddo on every exciting adventure.
La Paloma's triple-washed soft cotton and oh-so-lovely day gowns are made for dancing, dreaming and exploring. The elastic sleeves and neckline make it easy for little ones to dress themselves while the simple sack dress design allows it to stay in rotation for quite a while.
To say they're loved is an understatement. Snuggle up your tiniest love in this buttery-soft organic set from Tenth & Pine. It's perfectly Insta-worthy and if there's a not-so-Insta-worthy blow out, the gown style makes diaper changes a breeze.
One can never have too many bows, I say. Add a bit of Valentine's Day flair to their collection with this trio from Little Poppy. With a variety of textures and colors, they'll be sure to use them well past February 14th.
Wrap them up in x's and o's—literally. Made from four layers of deluxe muslin with jersey trim, the generously-sized xoxo quilt from Lulujo is the ideal companion for chilly strolls, car rides and love-filled snuggles.
Pretty, practical and brilliantly functional, the silicone dishware from Beaba is a mealtime must-have. The dishes feature a non-slip suction bottom, ensuring they won't take a tumble while the spoon and cup are ergonomically designed specifically for little hands as they learn to feed themselves.
Move over scratch-and-sniff stickers—the sweetly scented hair ties from Scen-ties are a favorite in my house. (And remarkably don't ever seem to get lost the way boring, unscented ones do.) They come in a variety of delicious fragrances which make it hard to pick a favorite.
What better way to show them love than getting in on the playtime action? The open-ended and über eye-catching star dominos from Tanabata are so cool, even parents will want to play. Line them up and make a wish as they zoom along like a shooting star!
Always a classic, the wooden wind-up car from Kuruma comes in a very Valentine shade of pink as well as a variety of fun colors and patterns. We love it as much for playtime as we do for nursery decor.
Mama + me manis are a superb way to celebrate Valentine's Day. And with their non-toxic water-based formula, Piggy Paint nail polishes are exactly the right tool for the job. They come in tons of fun kid-friendly shades that even mamas will want to wear.
Function meets fashion with the innovative teething bibs from Booginhead. The heart-patterned bandana-style bib catches drool while the convenient food-grade silicone teether at the tip gives them something safe to chew on.
Cozy sherpa jacket meets loveable plush pal with this clever style from Cubcoats. When this seemingly ordinary zip-up isn't keeping them warm, it transforms into a stuffed animal that is perfect for playtime, bedtime snuggles or even as a pillow on road trips.
The snuggly plush lovies from Slumberkins are highly cuddleable, but they also are a fantastic tool to help kids articulate big emotions. Along with the Unicorn plush, this set comes with a book and mantra card to teach kiddos that you don't have to change who you are to please others.
Introduce your littles to the cultures of the world with the colorful Worldwide Buddies Book of Cultures. This gorgeous picture-meets-activity book introduces kids to "buddies" in all corners of the world through easy-to-understand stories, fun facts and project prompts. It's a gift for them, but you're going to love it too, mama.
With its minky fur and soothing silky tags, the plush pony from Mary Meyer is a nap time favorite. Featuring super cute details like appliqued spots, sparkle trim, eyelashes, and a silky mane it's just begging for chubby-handed pets.
Filled with thoughtful and reflective fill-in-the blanks, like "You've got great taste in _____" and "Whenever you ______, I feel like a very lucky mom" this is a treasure waiting to happen. (I'm seriously getting teary just thinking about it.) You don't even have to be a poet to make it one of their most cherished possessions.
We love Primary for their bold colored basics, but turns out, we love their patterns just as much. Show the love on Valentine's Day and beyond with their supremely cozy tunic that can be rocked by boys and girls alike.
You can never go wrong with LEGO. This special Valentine's Day bear is made from 245 pieces including buildable heart balloons and a tiny heart for them to hold.
Quiet time together working on a puzzle is one of my favorite things. With its dreamy and colorful artwork, this 20-piece unicorn puzzle from Haba is a great option for toddlers and an ideal post Valentine's breakfast activity.
No holiday is more bling-friendly than Valentine's Day. Give them a glitzy bauble of their own with Super Smalls rad shaker pendant necklace. It even comes in the most gift-able box which makes it feel extra special.
It might look like a pencil case, but this clever pouch is made from one long zipper! Fill it with colored pencils for an afternoon of drawing and coloring or drop in some Valentine's chocolates if you're feeling more traditional.
Indestructible and impossibly stylish, Weefarers are the sunglasses you never knew your little one needed. These pink frames are giving some Valentine's vibes, but there's traditional black for a more iconic look if that's what you're going for.
Let them wear their heart on their sleeve with the flash art temporary tattoos from Tattly. I never thought I'd be a fake tattoo connoisseur, but motherhood's a wild ride and here we are. Tattly tattoos are the best in the game and this set is one of my faves.
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