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GIFT GUIDE: A few ideas that are perfect for little ones or a nursery

Get some fun gifting inspiration for the kids or soon-to-be parents in your life

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By Alyxandra Carolus | December 11, 2022 | Interiors

The festive season is here and we’re all about sharing some helpful gifting tips for the holidays. Now it can be a bit tricky buying for everyone, from the pet lover to the eco-conscious friend in your life, but we aim to share evergreen gifting ideas that work for any time of the year. This time, we’ve rounded up some gifts for little ones or expecting parents who are putting together a nursery for the first time.

A mobile to go, please

Pastel shades and the cutest clouds, Image: Superbalist

Putting together a nursery is such an exciting experience and there’s so many item that add such a special touch to a room. A children’s mobile is a great gift idea as these moving toys are crucial for a baby’s motor skill development. Pick a mobile with some fun shapes and colours - shop this cloud mobile via

Get ready to nest

Who doesn’t love a uniquely customisable gift? The Tiger Lily Tots adorable Matryoshka or nesting dolls are such a fun decor piece for a nursery. In fact, they’re perfect in any room of your home. This Cape Town based small business offers custom orders with handpainted finishes of your choice. Shop the options at

Take it to the floor

The perfect pink boucle floor cushion for your room, Image: Superbalist

One of the key factors about a children’s room is that kids are there to play around and thus, any decor items need to withstand a lot of activity. A floor cushion is a great addition to any room, no matter the age, but it encourages space to play for toddlers who are just beginning to explore.

Shop other options via or check out online retailers like or Takealot.

Stick to it

The easiest way to make a room feel less boring is to add some bold decor to the walls. So what about some wall stickers or decals for your little one’s room? They’re renter-friendly, easy to apply and take down without the additional effort of having to paint a whole room. Check out these palm-tree stickers from or have a look at Takealot and Superbalist for other ideas.

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