The Best “Baby’s First Christmas” Ornaments to Add to Your Tree
You’ve already received the best gift of all: your baby! Now it’s time to celebrate your first Christmas together as a family. There are so many ways to make this holiday season extra-special, from getting baby a heartfelt gift and a fancy first Christmas outfit for festive photos, to buying baby’s first Christmas ornament for your tree. Browsing for hangable keepsakes? Look no further than this shoppable inspiration. We’ve rounded up the cutest and most wonderfully personalized baby ornaments of 2022. No matter your style, there’s an option here that’ll fit right in with your holiday decor and mark this major life moment.
Whether you’re looking for something classic and timeless, or a personalized ornament unique to your family, we’ve rounded up some of the best options out there.
Looking to make baby’s first Christmas really memorable? Create a personalized ornament, complete with a photo of your little one, with Zazzle. Choose from a variety of shapes—with a frame or without—and personalize your ornament with baby's name, the year and a message of your choice.
- Fully customizable
- Tons of frame choices
- Thread does not come attached
What could be more classic than a Rudolph ornament to commemorate baby's first holiday season? Accented with gold horns and hoofs and wearing a red scarf to match his nose, this adorable reindeer will look sweet on your tree for years to come.
- Made from sturdy dolomite
- No personalization options
Brighten up your tree with this baby Christmas ornament, illuminated from within by candlelight (battery operated, of course). Personalize it with their name, a sweet message and—you guessed it—the year.
- Built-in 6-hour timer
Use this kit to turn your little one’s handprint or footprint into a glittery keepsake for baby’s first Christmas ornament. It comes with all the tools you need, plus easy-to-follow instructions. As baby grows, you’ll look back fondly on how tiny they were!
- Easy to use
- Clean with a dry cloth only
Display your little one’s birth stats on this personalized baby ornament. We love the heart-shaped porcelain, the fact that it’s double-sided and the seasonal snowflake accents.
- Comes in three colors
- Some assembly required
Thanks to this block-shaped option, you can get baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized on all six sides. Get it engraved with a special message, initials, a holiday image and more. Talk about a sweet keepsake.
- Amazing customer reviews
- Six sides to personalize
Celebrate your little one's first Christmas in style with this classic glass bauble. It’s decorated with a friendly snowman and reads “My First Christmas.” Plus, this baby holiday ornament is perfectly packaged in a gift box with a coordinating tied ribbon for easy gift-giving and safe storage.
- Monogrammable (for $10 more)
This first Christmas ornament is beautifully intricate. The laser-cut nursery scene is sure to impress your holiday guests. Personalize it with your little one’s name and the year.
If you’re going with a silver color scheme for your tree, this metal option will fit right in. Add the date and a personalized note for a super-cute first Christmas ornament.
Commemorate all the details of baby's birth with this personalized Christmas ornament from Evergreen Craft US. This adorable nursery-themed ornament displays baby's birthday, hometown, height and weight, as well as a photo—what better way to remember the year of their first Christmas?
- Multiple personalization fields
- Artwork won't peel or crack
- Sizes range from 3" to 4"
This pick by Pearhead lets you create an extra-special keepsake to commemorate baby’s first festive season. The oval ornament is double-sided, meaning you can insert a photo on one side and baby’s footprint or handprint on the other. A darling sight from every angle!
- All DIY supplies included
- Let dry for 24 hours
Shopping for a dynamic duo? This adorable bunny rabbit Christmas ornament has space for two names. Bonus: You can add their photo or a unique inscription on the back—just send the seller your preferred pic and information.
- Comes with a gift box
- Made of porcelain
Willing to splurge on baby’s first Christmas ornament? Look no further than this glittery bauble by Vietri. Inspired by childhood memories of Santa Claus, this artisan-crafted ornament has been hand-painted with an intricate holiday design and is ready to take pride of place on the tree.
- Whimsical design
This hand-painted rocking horse, made from ivory china with gold accents, makes a gorgeous addition to any Christmas tree. Personalize it with baby's name and the year and hang it with the included gold cord.
How about a menagerie of felt ornaments? These adorable animals are handmade in a Fair Trade Certified facility in Nepal, making them a truly unique addition to your holiday decor. Fuzzy friends to choose from include a whale, kangaroo and elephant.
- Baby-friendly material
- Not personalizable
We get it—there are thousands of Christmas tree ornaments out there to choose from. Our goal is to do the bulk of the research for you, so you don’t have to spend hours searching online. Our team selected baby’s first Christmas ornaments in a range of materials, prices and designs so that whatever you’re looking for, you’re likely to find it on our list, from the sturdy and budget-friendly to pricier, more fragile ornaments—no matter what, we want you to find a family keepsake you’ll cherish for years to come. We read user reviews to see how these products worked for real families, and didn’t consider anything less than an average of four stars.
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