Your babys firsts are precious milestones that you want to mark and Christmas is no exception!

So we thought we would put together some ideas to help you make this Christmas extra special with perhaps starting family traditions or creating family keepsakes and really giving your family the magic of Christmas this Christmas!

1. Take a Print of Babys Feet

So you can get really creative with either taking a plaster type cast or simply using paint and make baby footprints on card. Both are messy but fun and a wonderful memory for years to come. Why not go one step further and make it into a Christmas Card, family members will  will love it!

2. Decorated and personalise an ornament

Its babys first Christmas babule to hang on your tree, why not check our very own personalised wooden Acorn babule here

Mother holding newborn baby's feet making a heart shape with her hands for Baby's first Christmas for Nurture Collectives blog
Wooden Acorn Christmas Tree decoration by Loveheart Wood at Nurture Collective

3. Take a Family Picture or Video

Start a family tradition of an annual family Christmas photo!

 

4. Dress up wear a Matching Christmas outfit

Have some fun with getting your little one dressed up in Christmas outfits or you can go “matchy-matchy” with matching Christmas jumpers! Check out our own selection here

Candy Cane Christmas Leggings by Maebelle & Bo at Nurture Collective
Organic Grey Bambi Romper with Red Cuffs by Maebelle & Bo at Nurture Collective

5. Create a First Family Christmas Card

Why not have some fun and spread a little cheer by dressing up your little one(s) for a festive Christmas photo which can made into Christmas cards or postcards. Its a wonderful keepsake.

6. Hang Babys First Stocking

Hang your babys first stocking and you can even personalise it too.

Babys first Christmas photo taken by Mum- Nurture Collective Ethical Baby Clothing
Making your own Christmas Card for Nurture Collective Blog

7. Donate Toys or a Gift

Christmas is a time to spend with loved ones but there are many children who are a lot less fortunate so why show the gift of gratitude and gift a shoebox with presents, its a lovely thing to do with your children:

  1. Unicef: Paddington Bear Parcels click here
  2. Samaritans: Operation Christmas Child click here https://www.samaritans-purse.org.uk/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

8. Birth Announcement

Announcing a birth is big news at any time of year but why not make it extra special by designing and personlaiing Christmas cards with your announcement!

A Pregnant Mama First Christmas Blog for Nurture Collective
Christmas Stocking a tradition for baby's first Christmas Blog by Nurture Collective

9. Start a Christmas Cookie Tradition

This could be Christmas cookies or cakes, but start a family baking tradition that as your babys grow he/she will be able to help you and then be able to pass on for generations to come.

10. Babys First Pyjamas

Get comfy this Christmas in pyjamas with babys first pyjamas why not get the siblings involed with matching sets! Shop our comfiest pyjamas here

11. Get an Elf on the shelf

Start a game of hide and seek with the Elf on the shelf a fun way to start the Christmas countdown that all kids will love!

Elf on the Shelf for Baby's First Christmas Blog for Nurture Collective
Maxi Polka Dot Pyjamas by Huggee Purewear at Nurture Collective

What are your family Christmas traditions? Share your ideas in our comment box below..

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