Gifted Little Reader: Gifts for Baby’s Nursery Library

Reading with Baby is a wonderful way to spend time together. Your little one will be exposed to new words which can help build their vocabulary. The sound of your voice will comfort baby, while silly sound effects will delight them and keep them interested.  It’s a great time to bond and a wonderful way to instill a love of reading from early on. These ideas will help you create a beautiful reading space in the nursery that your baby will want to always return to. And with book and “build a library” themed showers popping up everywhere, you’re going to need a go-to list for bookish gifts. Click through to find some great gift ideas for your baby’s personal library or to gift  to another baby bookworm.

  • 15+ Gift Ideas for Baby's Library

    15+ Gift Ideas for Baby's Library

    From wall art to seating, included are wonderful gift ideas to make Baby’s first library a place they’ll always return to.

  • Mine, Mine, Mine

    Mine, Mine, Mine

    As you build Baby’s library, use this beautiful custom and personalized bookplate stamp on the books in your baby’s collection.

    Available from chattypress .

  • Name That Book

    Name That Book

    Spell out your sweet one’s little name or the word “read” with these lovely stamped book pages.

    Available from Flea Market Trixie.

  • It's a Small World

    It's a Small World

    My favorite Disneyland ride comes to life on the color pages of the It’s a Small World Book.

  • Guest Book

    Guest Book

    “Build a library” and book themed baby showers are growing in popularity. And with good reason! Books make the best gifts. Have guests sign this beautiful keepsake and display it in Baby’s library.

    This wonderful guest book page is debuting here! Be the first to scoop it up from SaraAart.

  • Head in the Clouds

    Head in the Clouds

    Help keep Baby’s mind on reading with their favorite books displayed on this dreamy shelf.

    Available from ShopLittles.

  • Soft Place to Land

    Soft Place to Land

    Give Baby a comfy spot to sit and lounge as they flip through (or chew!) the pages of their favorite book. This pouf has a machine washable cover which makes it kid friendly.

    Seller Debbie Bagwell sells these handmade poufs to help cover the expenses of adoption.

  • Bookworm Art Round-up

    Bookworm Art Round-up

    Check out this round-up of great art prints inspired by books and the library for your baby’s reading corner.

  • Nurture a Reader

    Nurture a Reader

    Hang this wonderful print as a reminder. It is absolutely true: “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” -Emilie Buchwald

    Available in more colors from OhHappinessCards.

  • Drifting Words

    Drifting Words

    This creative handmade book page mobile brings a fresh and whimsical accent to the nursery. Hang it securely above your little one’s crib or reading corner.

    Handcrafted by theshophouse.

  • Classic


    Every Disney Baby needs to have this classic, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, in their own personal collection.

  • Hold my Books, Jack

    Hold my Books, Jack

    These whimsical jacks bookends add a pop of color, playfulness, and will stand strong to hold up all the books in Baby’s collection.

    Available from UrbanTradingPost.

  • Wild Thing

    Wild Thing

    From their itty-bitty nose down to their chubby little toes, it’s hard to resist eating up our little babies. This great silhouette and quote will be the king of all the prints.

    Get your own from OliveandBirch

  • Busy Baby

    Busy Baby

    This delightful tagged board book captures many of the moments in Baby’s busy day. Cute photos of babies with gently rendered Disney characters help Baby recognize the simple rituals that mark her busy days.

  • Read


    Cut from reclaimed wood, this “read” sign just might also be Baby’s first word.

    Available from OhDierLiving.

  • Forever My Baby

    Forever My Baby

    This classic quote will carry your little one from crib to college. Pass it on to your grandchild, keeping in line with the popular children’s book.

    Available from EpiphanysCorner .

  • Hello, World!

    Hello, World!

    It may be a small world, but it is a world filled with wonder, amazing things, incredible cultures and a whole lot of languages. Teach your little one to say “Hello” in 10 different languages with this fun, colorful and interactive board book.

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