As you are making your Christmas present list (or really any gift list), you might be looking for some great Bible-based gifts for a baby or toddler that are actually useful, don’t break the bank and don’t create lots of extra clutter!

Today I’m sharing some of our favorite things, 17 ideas that include DIY gifts to heirloom toys and Scripture music that will help your littlest children grow in their faith!

These gift ideas I’m sharing are for ages 0-3. If you want ideas for ages 4-8, just click here for my 25 Bible Based Christmas Gift Ideas for that age group!  

originally published 12/9/2014

Bible Based Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

DIY Gifts

My Bible Quiet Book (pattern from Etsy)

DIY Baby Doll Sleeping Bag/Blanket (use as a Baby Jesus doll swaddling blanket!)

DIY Memory Board (can attach pictures, favorite Christmas/Advent Bible verses or prayers for your children to this board!)

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Scripture CDs

Hide Em in Your Heart, Vol 1 & 2 by Steve Green All Ages

Wee Sing Bible Songs and Stories – I had this as a kid, in cassette tape form of course! ;)

My Heart Your Home {Wissmann Family Scripture Music} – This is our favorite! And adults love it too! You can see our full review here. All Ages

Praise Baby DVDs or CDs

Miscellaneous Gifts

Fisher Price Noah’s Ark Playset – A very favorite of my kids in the church nursery!

God Loves Me Lovey with Rattle– My son loved his little “blankie” and still sleeps with it at age 3! I think every little kiddo could use one of these!

Jesus Loves Me Stuffed Stacker Rings with Rattles 


A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories – We have my dad’s copy of this book (from 1948) that we read in our home. My children are captivated by the very accurate Biblical portrayals, and this can really be read to all ages.

Little Blessings Series

Board Books such as God Bless You and Good Night and God Gave Us Christmas {Check out our 10 favorite, meaningful Christmas books for some more ideas!} Ages 0 and up


Days of Creation Nesting Blocks

My Bible Quiet Book – If you don’t want to or don’t have time to make your own! (You could also get this Bible Beginnings Felt Book!)

Little People Nativity – Our favorite and it is played with every year!

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Hi, I'm Jenn! I'm an "unstuffy" pastor's wife and mom to four amazing and active children. My desire is to equip you with the resources, tools and encouragement you need to learn God’s Word and apply it to your life so you can teach the Word to your children in a way that has a lasting impact! I want to help you turn good ideas into good practices so that you feel confident, by the grace of God, in carrying out the many vocations you have been called to as a Christian woman. Read more on my about page!

6 Comments on 17 Bible Based Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers {ages 0-3}

  1. What a great list! I’m pinning it for when we have littles :) I had Steve Green’s tapes when I was little & his songs definitely helped hide the Word in my heart! I still have some of the songs memorized :) I definitely want to play his music for our children!

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