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15 Unique (and Super Adorable) Baby Shower Gifts

August 25, 2017

For the special mamas-to-be in your crew, no ordinary gift will do. So when the baby shower invite arrives, don’t just follow her registry — rock the cradle and give the expecting parents something unexpected! With our creative baby shower gift guide, finding unique presents for wee ones has never been easier or more adorable. Whether you wrap up a laugh-out-loud babysuit or a stuffed animal with panache (and a poncho!), let her know from the very start that you’re going to go the extra mile for her bundle of joy. Your friend is making a human, after all. The least you could do is make a clever gift choice.

Baby Mermaid Tail | UncommonGoods
Mermaid, merman… merbaby! Help Mom and Dad welcome their little guppy with a handmade, teeny-tiny tail blanket.

Baby Mermaid Tail – $30 Buy Now »


Taco Dreams Mobile | UncommonGoods
Let’s taco about the hottest gift around: Wee ones will feast their eyes on this cheery felt food mobile — until they take a siesta, that is.

Taco Dreams Mobile – $48 Buy Now »


Baby on the Way Scratch Calendar | UncommonGoods
Parents-to-be can count down the days to their bundle of joy’s arrival. Each scratch-off box includes a fun fact about baby’s development or an intriguing piece of infant trivia.

Baby on the Way Scratch Calendar – $20 Buy Now »


Ice Cream Baby | UncommonGoods
Almost cute enough to eat! Give your pal the ingredients to swaddle her munchkin in a double scoop of love: a waffle cone blanket with a rainbow-sprinkle hat as the cherry on top.

Ice Cream Baby – $48 Buy Now »


Unicorn Rattle | UncommonGoods
Playtime has never been so magical. A precious unicorn rattle will keep baby amused and open to wonder.

Unicorn Rattle – $26.50 Buy Now »


Indestructible Baby Book Set | UncommonGoods
Rip-proof, chew-proof, and toxin-free (in case babes test the chew-proof promise!), these tiny tomes will stand up to the wear and tear of the toughest toddler. They can even go through the dishwasher!

Indestructible Baby Book Set – $28 Buy Now »


Personalized Baby Photo Album | UncommonGoods
Reward the parent who plans ahead. Gift them a photo album with their future son or daughter’s name laser-engraved on the handsome wooden cover.

Personalized Baby Photo Album – $60 Buy Now »


Bring a wild friend into kiddo’s quarters with this cuddly creature’s relaxing presence.

Sleepy Fox Print – Unframed: $49 – Framed: $95  » Buy Now »


Ultimate Diaper Bag | UncommonGoods
There’s no situation Mom or Dad can’t baby-MacGyver their way out of with a diaper bag that includes everything from a changing mat to stroller hooks to a removable baby food jar compartment.

Ultimate Diaper Bag – $169.95 Buy Now »


Time Capsule Letter Correspondence Kit | UncommonGoods
Future perfect: Let parents impart their wisdom over the decades with a letter writing kit that marks a child’s biggest milestones, from pre-K to post-college.

Time Capsule – Letter Correspondence Kit – $45 Buy Now »


Llama With Poncho Plush | UncommonGoods
All mamas will llove this llama. After all, who could resist an adorable plush creature in an alpaca poncho?!

Llama with Poncho Plush – $30 Buy Now »


Pillows, blankets, and a punny babysuit (like this one!) are sure to be elements of any ideal lie-down.

I Nap Periodically Babysuit – $20 Buy Now »


Babies are born experts at a maximum of three things, and you’ll find them all listed on this soft cotton blanket.

Day in the Life Baby Blanket – $74 Buy Now »


Cocoa Butter Truffles Bathtub Soaks | UncommonGoods
Pregnant life isn’t like a box of chocolates — help her stress less with an indulgent set of truffle-shaped bath soaks made from cocoa butter, kaolin clay, and essential oils.

Cocoa Butter Truffles Bathtub Soaks – $32 Buy Now »


Notable Animals in Literature | UncommonGoods
They’ll roar with delight: Lions and tigers and bears are just three of the three dozen (and one) animals from literature featured in this precocious print.

Notable Animals in Literature – $25 » Buy Now »


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  • Reply Noxor September 7, 2017 at 8:32 am

    That baby mermaid tail is very pretty and would be the ideal gift for my friend on her day. I was expecting see different colors but all I can see is green, do you have any other colors as well?

    • Reply Hadley September 7, 2017 at 2:16 pm

      Hi, Noxor! The mermaid tail only comes in one color, but there are a couple of other differently shaped and colored tails available on our site, too. You can check those out here.

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