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Baby’s First Hanukkah Gift Ideas

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The first holiday season with a new baby is such a special time. Hanukkah is fast approaching! But thankfully, there’s still time to find the perfect gifts for eight magical nights with your little one. The Festival of Lights begins December 18, 2022 and ends on December 26, 2022. If you’re looking for baby’s first Hanukkah gift ideas, you’ve come to the right place!

A Meaningful Board Book

My First Jewish Baby Book: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Being Jewish- from Afikomen to Zayde by Julie Merberg, Illustrated by Beck Feiner

This sweet board book gives little ones an alphabetical introduction to Judaism: the delicious foods, meaningful rituals, lively holidays, expressive language, and more.

Baby’s First Dreidel

Stuffed Plush Dreidel with Rattle

This cozy plush dreidel is perfect for baby’s first Hanukkah. Embroidered with Hebrew letters and English translation, this toy is a wonderful way to introduce your little one to dreidels without having to worry about choking hazards.

Baby’s First Menorah  

Wooden children’s Menorah

This lightweight wooden Menorah is a wonderful gift for baby’s first Hanukkah. With removable, colorful “candles,” babies can safely be involved in the celebration. 

Baby’s First Hanukkah Pajamas 

Children’s Hanukkah pajamas

This adorable two-piece pajama set is a wonderful baby’s first Hanukkah gift. Gender neutral, cozy, and complete with Hanukkah illustrations!

Wooden Xylophone Menorah

My First Xylophone Hanukkah Menorah

This colorful wooden xylophone comes complete with eight wooden Menorah “candles!” The notes included play the Dreidel song, a sweet way to introduce your little one to holiday music! For ages 6+ months, this toy will keep its appeal throughout the toddler years to come.

“Little Latke” Onesie

“Little latke” onesie

This adorable onesie is too cute for words. Your baby’s first Hanukkah just got beyond adorable!

Wooden Menorah Stacker

Wooden Menorah Stacking Toy

This sturdy wooden Menorah stacker toy is a creative first Hanukkah gift. Perfect for building and stacking year-round, or to be used as a flameless Menorah for little ones. 

Baby Care Classes

Online Newborn Care Class Series

Expecting a baby this holiday season? Give your little one the gift of calm, confident parents – thanks to our groundbreaking new video series! Baby Care Classes is the only newborn care class you’ll need. With beautifully filmed modules detailing preparing for life with a brand new baby through the first 12 weeks, this video series is the perfect Hanukkah gift for expecting and new parents. Buy the complete series or try a free video on setting up a safe sleep environment for your newborn.