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Top Unique Baby Shower Gifts of 2006

Aug 17, 2007
There are so many great and unique baby shower gifts out there that it is easy to find something that is popular and will be a lot of fun for the mother to be or the baby. Don't go with a simple store bought mass produced boring baby shower gift. Instead follow the advice and ideas below and have a wonderful unique baby shower gift that will be cherished for years to come. Below you will find some of the most popular ideas for unique baby shower gifts for 2006. Any of them would make a great gift and can easily be purchased in many stores or online.

Name a Train - These are a lot of fun! They are an alphabet train containing the letters of the baby's name. They are typically brightly colored and come with magnets to connect them together. They make wonderful items to display in the babies room when they are first born and something that can be a lot of fun to play with as they get older.

Personalized Blanket - You can easily purchase a blanket with the babies name or photographer (if the baby is already born) on it. What a wonderful way to provide a very useful and unique item.

Announcement Plates - These are plates that can be personalized with the babies information such as birth date, name and even a picture of the newborn. If the baby has not been born yet purchase a gift certificate that can be redeemed for a personalized baby announcement plate. These can even be eaten off of although they make much better display items.

Music CD - this is not to say the most recent hottest band that maybe the dad likes but instead some type of soothing classical or natural music. It is a proven fact that babies respond very well to music. It can increase their intelligence, creativity and make them more rested and peaceful. So why not find some beautiful soothing music that can be listened to by baby and mother alike.

Piggy Bank - This is a fun idea that can also be personalized with the babies name written on the outside. A piggy bank is a very caring and useful gift that encourages both parents and children to save money early. If you save only a dollar a day for the first thirty years of their lives they would be millionaires by 30. What a wonderful thought! Encourage good money management habits early by giving a piggy bank. Plus little kids love them!

Personalized Name Frames - These can be another fun item that can be personalized if the baby's name is already known or purchased and giving using a gift certificate if the name is unknown. This is a beautiful picture frame with a poem or little writing about the significance of the baby's name historically.

There are so many choices for unique baby shower gifts and these are just a few of the more popular ideas. You will notice that many of the popular ideas include some amount of personalization and or customization. These are two themes that are very popular throughout our culture right now and anything that can be changed, personalized or customized has become incredibly popular. So this is just something to think about as you are out shopping for your own unique baby shower gift.
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