10 Gift Ideas Under $20 for Ages 0-5

Finding the perfect and affordable gift for little ones under five in your life can seem like a big undertaking- there’s so many boxes to check, after all! Whether it be a gift for a new mama, the holidays or a special birthday, everyone wants a gift that is high-quality, budget-friendly and that little ones will actually use!  We’re here to take on some of the legwork for you. 

We’ve curated a list of our 10 favorite gift ideas for kids ages 0-5, all of which you can find right here on Gerber Childrenswear. We’ve even made them budget-friendly to make it easy on your wallet as the holidays approach. All of the gifts below are under $20 and are sure to be crowd-pleasers. Take a look at our top picks below.

binibi "Los Pollitos Dicen & Other Nursery Rhymes" Bilingual Sound Book, opened by child

#1 Binibi “Los Pollitos Dicen & Other Nursery Rhymes” Bilingual Sound Book 

Cost: $19.99

Want to give the special child in your life the gift of a second language? Binbi has your back. One of their most popular titles, Los Pollitos Dicen & Other Nursery Rhymes features five popular nursery rhymes that will have your little one singing catchy Spanish tunes in no time, not to mention learning new words as they go! This musical sound book is designed to help little ones practice Spanish and English and include lyrics in both languages for parents to easily follow along. From pressing the buttons and singing along to being captivated by the bright illustrations, children and their families can use this book to make language learning fun and effortless. Little ones, and their parents, will surely thank you for this engaging and educational gift!

Toddler boy wearing honey yellow romper outside

#2 Our Softest Edit- Honey Yellow Snug Fit Romper

Cost: $18.95

If you are looking for a soft, comfortable and easy outfit that will keep any baby snug and feeling their best, consider this adorable Gerber Childrenswear romper. It comes in a variety of stylish colors for you to choose from. As a part of Gerber’s “Our Softest Edit” collection, it’s made out of high-quality, lightweight and breathable stretchy fabric that’s perfect for playing and moving around. Plus, you’ll feel good gifting this outfit knowing that it’s sustainably produced and environmentally friendly. 

If you want to complete the look, add the Honey Yellow Headband to your order. This matching headband is made out of the same soft material and will have any child looking sassy and stylish! 

Row of footed pajamas in various colors and prints

#3 Ocean Teal Snug Fit Footed Pajamas 

Cost: $19.95

Every baby needs the perfect buttery soft pajamas to snuggle up in and every new parent needs these two way zippered pajamas to make life easy for themselves during late night diaper changes. These footed pajamas make great gifts- especially for new parents! They’re made from soft viscose and eucalyptus to make snuggling little ones extra soft.. The gender-neutral colors and design make it an easy pick for both boys and girls. Being an environmentally-friendly and sustainably-produced piece, you can feel good about giving an eco-friendly gift, while the active babies and toddlers in your life will feel good in its stretch and comfort- it’s a win-win! 

WubbaNub Pacifier Gift

#4 Baby Wooly Bear WubbaNub Pacifier 

Cost: $14.99

Hello, perfect baby shower gift! You can’t go wrong with pacifiers as most babies, and even toddlers, use them! They always make great, useful gifts for little ones because you can never have too many. The fun and loveable design of the WubbaNub Pacifier, which is part plush toy and part pacifier, is one of its kind and easy to grasp by little hands. This wooly bear design with adorable plaid winter hat will capture the heart of any child and is perfect for the winter months. WubbaNub is a brand that is already distributed in hospitals and NICUs around the country, meaning you can feel good and confident giving this product as a gift. Plus, it is made out of 100% silicone, latex-free and made without any BPA, PVC or Phthalates.  

Baby Sloth WubbaNub® Pacifier Holiday Gift

#5 Baby Sloth WubbaNub Pacifier 

Cost: $14.99

Who doesn’t love a soft, plush sloth to brighten up their day? If you know someone who has a love for all things sloths, then this other WubbaNub Pacifier design is the perfect gift! This part plushie, part pacifier design is easy-to-grasp and almost impossible to lose, making it perfect for outings where we know little one’s things tend to magically disappear. We love that this unique pacifier encourages babies to self soothe and comes in many other designs that any animal-loving child would adore. Made only out of safe and natural materials and trusted by doctors in today’s leading hospitals, this is a gift you can feel confident about gifting!  

Baby boy laying down in woven bassinet wearing a gray outfit with vegetables

#6 3-Piece Baby Neutral Take Me Home Set 

Cost: $13.96

Every newborn needs the perfect outfit to go home in, so why not help new parents cross this off their to-do list and gift them with this adorable matching set? It comes in a variety of prints that are simply perfect.  This newborn set is designed for gentle comfort and comes with footed pants, a long sleeve with snap buttons and a cozy hat.  It’s absolutely adorable and practical for little ones to lounge comfortably while also looking put-together. Made using STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certified products that are safe, natural and toxic-free, it makes a great gift for delicate babies. Need more reasons for why this makes a great gift? It’s also on sale, so grab it while it’s still available!

Row of baby footed pajamas hanging on a clothes rack, the first one is icy blue with polar bears

#7 Baby Boys Polar Pals Sleep-N-Play 

Cost: $8.95

Oh (baby) BOY, now this is one cute gift! Here’s a bear-y adorable zippered pajama option that is perfect for snuggling up this winter (or any season, really!). Featuring an icy winter bear print, this comfortable and versatile footed pajama  is perfect for rolling around, playing and sleeping in style. We love that this piece is a STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certified product, meaning it’s made with non-toxic materials and is extra safe for little ones. For only $8.95, this PJ is a total steal! 

Floral footed pajama placed in a baby moses basket ontop of an orange blanket

#8 Girls Purple Sleep-N-Play 

Cost: $8.95

We can’t forget the same delicious footed pajama, but for baby girls! Bring a smile to new parents’ faces as they’ll be thrilled to try this on their little princesses. A convenient zipper design makes this soft and comfortable pajama extra perfect for those first few months. Little ones can comfortably wear it for sleep and play while the dainty floral print will keep little ones looking stylish and put-together. 

2-Piece Infant & Toddler Boys or Girls Mustard French Terry Pullover & Jogger Set

#9 Mustard Pullover Jogger Set 

Cost: $18.95

If you are looking for a fun and trendy gift for little fashionistas, then this adorable pocket pullover sweater and jogger set is calling your name! This makes a great gift for parents who want to keep their child warm while also looking chic, color coordinated and perfectly on-trend. With a hint of spandex in it, it’s comfortable and easy to move around in. This set is also STANDARD 100 OEKO-TEX certified and made with safe and non-toxic materials- simply perfect for the fall and winter months! 

Toddler Girl wearing a 2-Piece Infant & Toddler Girls Burgundy Rainbow Peplum Top & Leggings Set

#10 Rainbow 2-Piece Leggings Set 

Cost: $16.95

This rainbow set is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face! If you are looking for a fun and whimsical outfit for a toddler in your life, take a look at this burgundy rainbow leggings set that can be worn together or on its own. A vibrant peplum top pairs perfectly with burgundy leggings for an easy, colorful and put-together look that will take any toddler’s style to the next level. Once again, we love that it’s STANDARD 100 OEKO-TEX certified and just as safe as it is adorable!

Finding the perfect gift for a special child in your life doesn’t have to be stressful, especially when you can find so many options right here on Gerber Childrenswear’s website. Our list has you covered for your next gifting needs so that you can make a big impression with a small budget!

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