15 Simply Adorable Ornaments For Baby’s First Christmas

by | Nov 21, 2020

You’ve already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time!

Your baby’s first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.

Choosing a keepsake ornament is the perfect way to celebrate, and with a little personalization it can also serve as a fun and nostalgic reminder year after year when you pull out the ornaments for Christmas!

To keep it simple for you I’ve rounded up the cutest baby ornaments of 2020. No matter your style, there’s an option here that’ll fit right in with the rest of your Christmas decor!

Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments on Etsy

If you are looking for that homemade feel without the hassle – Etsy is the perfect place to turn for your baby’s very first Christmas ornament. Etsy has it all with tons of adorable options in every style imaginable and the ability to easily add customized colors, names, and themes. Here are just a few of my top picks fir baby’s first Christmas ornaments.

Baby’s First Christmas Photo Ornament

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.
Via Etsy

This ornament is one sided semi-gloss aluminum. One side will have the image in full color with a no peel finish. This ornament is a perfect way to remember just how tiny your little one was that very first Christmas, and is perfectly personalized to give you exactly what you want in a first Christmas ornament.

Custom Engraved Wooden Ornament

This adorable engraved, wooden ornament is the perfect way to capture some of the most important memories of your baby’s first year! Including your baby’s name, birthdate, length and weight! If you want to add a little flair you could even adorn with a ribbon or bow!

Baby’s First Christmas Bulb

If you would prefer a more traditional bulb for baby’s first Christmas ornament, you couldn’t pick a cuter one than this! Customized with the year and your baby’s name, it will look adorable on the Christmas tree!

Baby Footprint Ornament

Baby Footprint Ornament- Customize this crystal glass with your baby’s actual footprints or handprints. This truly is a personalized keepsake that you will treasure for years and years! You can even choose to add important details such as your baby’s name and birth information as well for a really special feel.

Quarantine Pandemic Ornament 

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.
Via YippeeDaisy

If you are really looking to commemorate 2020, this pandemic ornament would be just the right choice! This hilariously accurate ornament captures the essence of 2020 in a nutshell, while still celebrating your little one. It truly will be an ornament to remember!

Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments on Amazon

Where would we be without Amazon, am I right? If you are needing a last minute ornament for your baby, Amazon is the perfect place to check. They have dozens of adorable and unique items to choose from and can also often offer a certain amount of personalization depending on the ornament of choice! Here are my top picks of 2020 for Amazon!

Metal Heart Ornament

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.
Via Banberry Designs

Great ornament to use for your baby’s first Christmas picture with Santa or their siblings. Take one with the new grandparents and give it to them for Christmas. They will cherish this Christmas ornament for years to come!

Cute Little Deer Ornament

Via Gemwi

This adorable Christmas ornament is a sweet and simple way to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas here with you! With an adorable little deer, and the date written on this ornament it is the perfect choice for a last minute addition to your tree!

Minnie Ornament

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.
Via Hallmark

If you are a Disney fan, this ornament would be perfect for baby’s first Christmas! This cute little Minnie Mouse is simply adorable and is personalized with the year so you can always remember!

Personalized 2020 Ornament

This adorable ornament has the year in plain sight making it a perfect choice for the baby’s first Christmas ornament. You can also customize with baby’s name to make it even more special!

Precious Moments

If you are looking for a perfect first ornament, Precious Moments is an excellent choice. A lasting keepsake to be cherished year after year, this ornament is just darling when hung from a place of honor upon the Christmas tree.

DIY Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments

If you are looking for the absolute perfect way to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas, making a DIY ornament is an excellent choice! Not only will you have a beautiful ornament to remember the year, but you will also have the memory of creating such an excellent addition to your Christmas Tree! Here are a few of my very favorite DIY Christmas Ornaments for your baby’s first Christmas!

Easy No Bake Handprint

Via Pearhead Store

Pearhead’s baby prints ornament is the perfect holiday ornament for your tree this Christmas season; have fun hanging this ornament by the red satin ribbon and forever cherish this moment in time.

This kit includes everything you need to make your baby’s adorable little print including; 100 percent baby safe impression material, shaping ring, festive red ribbon, and a pin to create the ornament hanging hole.

Handprint Christmas Bulb

This sweet handprint ornament for baby’s first Christmas is the perfect way to commemorate the special day! A super simple keepsake for years to come! You just need some paints, and a simple Christmas bulb to create this easy DIY.

Rustic Handprint

Save money and create a unique DIY baby’s first Christmas ornament to celebrate this memorable event. You’ll love the natural, rustic feel! All you need is a wood circle, some black chalkboard paint, and some white acrylic paint to create this adorable handprint ornament!

Hospital Bracelet Ornament

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.
Via A Little Bolt of Life

This Christmas bulb ornament is a perfect keepsake, filled with everything to remember from your baby’s first year! It is also super simple and cheap to make sense all you will need is a simple Christmas bulb, and the rest is filled with your hospital mementos.

Fingerprint Christmas Bulb

Via The Best Ideas For Kids

For this salt dough fingerprint ornament, your child’s fingerprints will turn plain salt dough ornaments into a special memory for your Christmas tree!


Whether you decide to turn to Etsy, Amazon or DIY your baby’s first Christmas ornament- it is sure to be a special choice that you and family members will cherish for many years to come! I hope these easy choices help you decide on an ornament for your little one!

Which one will you choose?

You've already received the best gift of all this year- YOUR BABY, so now it is time to celebrate as a family for the very first time! Your baby's first Christmas is such a special and sentimental time for everyone involved. One of the best ways to commemorate the occasion is by picking out a special ornament for your little one.

Hi I’m Marissa!

A mom of two little ones, here to provide some relatable experiences, tips, and tricks to the joys and challenges of pregnancy and childbirth through raising babies and toddlers.  Read more about me here.