The 20 Best Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments of 2020

Make the holiday memories last for years to come

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Our Top Picks

Palmetto Wood Shop Personalized Christmas Wooden Block at Amazon

"A classic and durable first Christmas ornament that will fit any tree theme and easily match your home decor."

Holly Branch Baby Photo Ornament at buybuybaby.com

"A classic and beautiful gift for anyone welcoming a new baby, its space for a photo and two-line message allows for customization."

Etsy Baby’s First Christmas Ornament at etsy.com

"A durable ornament made to last, its stainless steel disk can be engraved with the name and date of your choice."

Pottery Barn Kids Baby’s First Christmas Keepsake Ornament at potterybarnkids.com

"Take personalization a step, or a hand, further by framing your baby's handprint using the non-toxic ink pad."

Zazzle Customizable Family Christmas Ornament at zazzle.com

"The diversity-celebrating ornament can be personalized with the year and the family name while you can also choose the shape."

Wedgwood Baby’s First Ornament at neimanmarcus.com

"The porcelain bear is detailed with the year 2020 so it can be remembered fondly in the Christmases to come."

Swarovski Baby’s First Christmas Ornament at Amazon

"For added glam to your tree without skimping on the sentimentality, this crystal ornament sweetly celebrates the first Christmas."

Gunner & Lux Holiday Ornament DIY Kit at maisonette.com

"A fun DIY activity, siblings and parents can work together on creating an ornament for the newest addition to the family."

My Very First Christmas Heart Ornament at buybuybaby.com

"Designed in a classic heart shape, the porcelain ornament can be personalized with your little one's name and birth year."

Creations of Color Baby Girl Snowflake Ornament at creationsofcolor.com

"The ornament is shaped like a snowflake while a bundled up baby girl is the main focus of the piece."

A keepsake ornament is a perfect way to celebrate your own baby or a special baby in your life. Baby’s first Christmas is a sentimental time and a great opportunity to pick out a special ornament just for them. With a bit of personalized customization or a photo of the sweetie, it will help your family look back at how much your baby has grown as the years pass.

From options featuring your little one's cute face to classic or minimalist styles, we've rounded up the best baby's first Christmas ornaments to adorn your tree.

Our Top Picks

Palmetto Wood Shop Personalized Christmas Wooden Block

Palmetto Wood Shop Personalized Christmas Wooden Block

Courtesy of Amazon

Made in the U.S. from solid maple wood, this keepsake wooden block ornament will be treasured for years to come. Choose from three sizes and the laser engraved block features the baby's name, a bible verse, and an image of the Nativity scene. Whether you are gifting it for a new baby in your family or for your own newborn, it'll be the perfect addition to your tree.

Holly Branch Baby Photo Ornament

Holly Branch Baby Photo Ornament

 Courtesy of Buy Buy Baby

Honor baby’s first Christmas with a special photo ornament. It’s custom printed with any photo and two custom message lines. Made of 100 percent porcelain, there’s a sweet ribbon for hanging on the tree and comes in an elegant velvet drawstring bag for easy gifting

Etsy Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Etsy Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

 Courtesy of Etsy

A stainless steel personalized ornament will add a shiny touch to any tree. With space for up to 45 characters, there’s lots of flexibility in what details to include on the ornament. Since it’s handmade, make sure to follow the deadlines to ensure delivery before Christmas. 

Pottery Barn Kids Baby’s First Christmas Keepsake Ornament

Pottery Barn Kids Baby’s First Christmas Keepsake Ornament

 Courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids

Make baby’s first Christmas memorable with an easy DIY project. Set in a stylish and modern silver frame, the baby's handprint will hang beautifully from a velvet loop. The set includes a non-toxic ink pad to apply the ink to the baby's hand and then to the ornament. 

Zazzle Customizable Family Christmas Ornament

Zazzle Customizable Bi-Racial Family Christmas Ornament

 Courtesy of Zazzle

Customize this ornament to create a family that looks just like yours. Once you match your family make-up, personalize the ornament with the year and family name. If there’s a new baby, this is a sweet gift for a growing family. 

Wedgwood Baby’s First Ornament

Wedgwood Baby’s First Ornament

 Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Make a lasting gift that’s perfect for remembering a special moment in baby’s life. Finished with a white satin hanging ribbon, the crafted bear is decorated with pastel pink paws, one of which is inscribed with 2020 to remember the special year. The tiny little bear is the perfect subtle touch to the holiday tree.

Swarovski Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Swarovski Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

 Courtesy of Swarovski

Add some sparkle and shine to the tree this year with a delicate crystal teddy bear on a moon. The simple yet glam ornament will stand out on any tree decor and the first Christmas print will make it extra special. This beauty will be a gorgeous keepsake for years to come.

Gunner & Lux Holiday Ornament DIY Kit

Gunner & Lux Holiday Ornament DIY Kit

 Courtesy of Maisonette

Older siblings may enjoy making their baby brother or sister their very own ornament. If your kiddo has recently been upgraded to the big brother or big sister position, this is the perfect way to commemorate their promotion. This kid-focused DIY kit includes an ornament to customize with beads, a tassel, markers, rope, and a charm. 

My Very First Christmas Heart Ornament

My Very First Christmas Heart Ornament

 Courtesy of Buy Buy Baby

Celebrate a special year with a sweetheart ornament. The first Christmas design includes the baby's name and birth year with various color options to choose from. The 100 percent porcelain ornament comes with a hanging ribbon and a velvet gift bag for gifting or safe storage.

Creations of Color Baby Girl Snowflake Ornament

Creations of Color Baby Girl Snowflake Ornament

 Courtesy of Creations of Color

Crafted by a Black-owned business, this festive snowflake ornament will be the star of the tree. Created out of resin, this adorable ornament will last through future holidays with your sweetie. The snowflake comes ready to hang. 

Two-Sided Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Two-Sided Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

 Courtesy of Buy Buy Baby

With your little one's face on one side and all of their details on the other, this double-sided ornament is an adorable way to bring in your sweetie's first Christmas. With two colors to choose from, you can customize the ornament to be a perfect gift too. Made of beautiful porcelain, this ornament includes a velvet bag and stylish hanging ribbon.

West Elm Ombre Felt Letter Ornaments

West Elm Ombre Felt Letter Ornaments

 Courtesy of West Elm

Add baby’s name or initials to the tree with these 100 percent wool, felted ombre letter ornaments. The low key ornaments are a wonderful alternative if you prefer a minimalist aesthetic. In addition to ornaments, they can double as sweet decorations for a nursery, gift tag, or anywhere else where some stylish personalization will be appreciated. 

Coton Colors Baby’s First Christmas Glass Ornament

Coton Colors Baby’s First Christmas Glass Ornament

 Courtesy of Maisonette

Keep it simple but still very special with these dainty, gender-neutral glass ornaments. The two small ornaments are capped with precious little ribbon bows for a sweet touch. Packaged in a matching box, these darling ornaments make perfect ready-made gifts too.

Etsy Personalized Hedgehog Ornament

Etsy Personalized Hedgehog Ornament

 Courtesy of Etsy

A keepsake ornament designed just for you, these ceramic beauties are handmade and absolutely gorgeous. The ornament includes your baby’s name and the year of their first Christmas. Reviewers note the fragile ornaments are packed well and shipped quickly. 

Etsy Baby’s First Christmas Wooden Onesie Ornament

Etsy Baby’s First Christmas Wooden Onesie Ornament

 Courtesy of Etsy

What’s more fitting for a new baby than a wooden onesie ornament with all their personalized details? Made from baltic birch, it is laser engraved with all the information from the baby’s birth. Once the order is placed, a form helps buyers fill in all the details for a super easy experience.

Shutterfly Dots Metal Ornament

Digibuddha Baby’s First Christmas Pickup Truck Ornament

 Courtesy of Shutterfly

Trim the tree with an art deco-style ornament that can be customized with photos, text, and designs on both the front and back. If the circular shape isn't your style, you can choose from three other colors for a totally customized look. The two-sided metal ornament comes with a ribbon and is ready to hang on the tree. 

Digibuddha Baby’s First Christmas Pickup Truck Ornament

Digibuddha Baby’s First Christmas Pickup Truck Ornament

 Courtesy of Amazon

A sweet porcelain ornament, this design is permanently fused into the ornament, so there are no stickers or decals involved. A high-quality gift, the ornament comes with a hanging ribbon and gift box. 

Belleek Baby’s First Christmas Shoe Ornament

Belleek Baby’s First Christmas Shoe Ornament

 Courtesy of Bed Bath and Beyond

Beautifully crafted in Ireland, this keepsake harkens back to older times. The baby shoe ornament is finished with hand-painted details and includes an elegant cord for hanging on the tree. ‘Baby’s 1st Christmas’ is written across the shoe in gold paint. 

Pearhead Babyprints Keepsake Ornament

Pearhead Babyprints Keepsake Ornament

 Courtesy of Bed Bath and Beyond

Turn your baby’s foot or hand imprint into a precious piece of art for your home or Christmas tree. The no-mess kit is easy to use, even with a squirmy baby. Simply roll out the non-toxic soft clay, press your baby’s hand or foot to capture the imprint, use the hole puncher to make a hanging hole, and let the clay air-dry. The included ribbon completes the set. 

Baby Bodysuit Christmas Ornament

Baby Bodysuit Christmas Ornament

 Courtesy of Bed Bath and Beyond

If onesies are your baby's favorite outfit of choice, this ornament will suit them perfectly. Choose between a pink or blue baby bodysuit and then add the new baby's name for a sweet personalized ornament. Shipped with a velvet bag for safe storage or easy gifting, this is a sweet way to commemorate a special year. 

Why Trust Verywell Family

Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She’s also the mom of a 10-year-old son, 7-year-old son, and 3-year old daughter. She loves seeing a mix of ornaments on the Christmas tree so she’s all for special ornaments that celebrate a baby’s birth. As the kids get bigger, looking back at older ornaments is always so special.

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