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MASSE Shares Its Picks For The Best Gifts For Baby’s First Holiday

by Bethany Braun-Silva with MASSE


MASSE Shares Its Picks For The Best Gifts For Baby’s First Holiday
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There’s nothing quite as exciting as getting to celebrate baby’s first holiday season. From lighting the Hanukkah candles to opening presents on Christmas morning, everything is made more special with your new bundle of joy around. Of course, you may be wondering just what to get your baby, after all they won’t exactly remember the occasion! We tapped the founders of MASSE for some product picks.

 

MASSE is a community-driven shopping platform that uses word-of-mouth from its users for tried and true product recommendations. That means real people sharing the products they love, free from incentives. No paid posts, no sponsored content, no fake reviews!

 

Read on for their picks of the best products for baby’s first holiday!

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PlanToys Van Walker

Price:$54.00See Reviews

PlanToys is popular in our community for their entertaining toys that help with baby’s development. This walker toy provides “hours of fun marching around the house,” says one of our users, along with storage for their little toys!

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“These walkers are great! Hours of fun marching around the house and you can use it for storage of their little toys also!”

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Fisher Price Deluxe Kick and Play Piano Gym

Price:$50.00See Reviews

This is an educational baby gift that keeps on giving - you can arrange the mat depending on what your child prefers! One user shared that her four month old loves this for all the sounds, colors, and patterns. It also teaches them about numbers and animals, along with the sounds each animal makes!

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“My daughter is almost 4 months old and she loves this mat! She loves all the sounds, colors and patterns. It teaches colors, shapes, numbers and animals along with the sound each animal makes. It is also perfect for tummy time! You can rearrange the mat to meet your child’s current preference.”

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Edushape See-Me Sensory Ball

Price:$17.00See Reviews

Babies love playing with these colorful sensory balls - they’re perfect for little hands! Our users say they last a while and will play with them as they develop and grow!

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“These should be one of the baby’s first toys. They love these and play with them as they develop and grow.”

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cloth Book

Price:$17.00See Reviews

This classic children’s book is beloved by all ages. This soft cloth book is great for babies, and can be enjoyed with parents and grandparents reading to them.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Eric Carle books were a favourite with my girls and a cloth book is great for babies and grandparents to enjoy together.”

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Nested Bean Zen Swaddle Classic

Price:$33.00See Reviews

This is a great swaddle to help with comforting a baby. One user says her baby slept longer and she believes it’s because her baby had this - “I wish I had it sooner.” It’s truly a gift for baby and parents!

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I used this with my baby for swaddling as a newborn, she’s now in the sleep sack. It has soft material and lightly weighted to help with comforting baby. My baby slept longer and I believe it’s because she had this. I wish I had it sooner.”

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Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy

Price:$9.00See Reviews

One of the most popular baby toys on MASSE, this Baby Einstein Musical Toy is one that “never fails to entertain.” As one of our users said, “this is one of those toys that every single baby is inexplicably obsessed with!”

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“This is one of those toys that every single baby is inexplicably obsessed with.”

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Melissa & Doug Pull-back vehicles, Soft Baby and Toddler Toy Set

Price:$25.00See Reviews

These soft vehicles are a hit with babies! One of our users notes that “kids at this age are fascinated by anything that moves”, and loves that “there aren’t any sharp corners since they’re also constantly sticking toys in their mouth!”

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I like these soft vehicles. Kids at that age are so fascinated by anything that moves, but no sharp corners since they’re also constantly sticking toys in their mouths.”

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Battat Wooden Activity Cube

Price:$60.00See Reviews

Made with toxic-free paint and without any sharp angles, this activity cube is super safe for babies while also fun to use. One user said her nephew is obsessed with it and can spend hours with it!

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I gave this activity cube to my 1 year old nephew and he’s obsessed with it. He loves to play and can spend hours with it! This one is well made with no sharp angles and toxic free paint.”

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Little Giraffe Luxe Baby Blanket

Price:$92.00

This is a really soft and adorable baby blanket. One user said she received this as a gift for each of her kids, and they both held onto them for years.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I received these for each one of my kids, and they both held onto them for years.”

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Oeuf Everyday Pants

Price:$84.00

A wonderful baby gift for the holidays are cozy pants to keep them warm. Oeuf is a favorite baby brand in the MASSE community, and their Everyday pants are especially popular: “These are just perfect, and as the name suggests essential for everyday wear! We need to purchase another pair as we use them so much!”

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“These are just perfect, and as the name suggests essential for everyday wear! We have the blue version, and we need to purchase another pair as we use them so much!”