Mamanista! » Chanukah, Childproofing, Home and Decorating, Safety » Baby’s First Christmas Tree

Baby’s First Christmas Tree

It is unbelievable how fast babies can crawl. Sometimes I feel like I spend my whole day chasing after my crawling son. 

Since my son manages to get into everything, I’ve come to appreciate all the babyproofing products out there. It is so much easier to keep baby safe when you can buy gates for your stairs, safety plugs for your outlets, locks for your cabinet doors and drawers, corner guards for sharp edges, and more.

Since baby is fascinated with our Christmas tree, I even found some affordable, shatterproof ornaments at The Home Depot. You can get a set of 72 ornaments for just $12 with free shipping. I also found an assorted set of 100 gold ornaments for $24.99 with free shipping at www.HomeDepot.com. I “tested” these ornaments by throwing them on my hardwood floors. 

Unless you plan on hitting them with a hammer or running them over with your car, I think these ornaments are pretty indestructible. They look like traditional glass ornaments, but you won’t need to worry about broken glass on your floor if one falls off the tree or if baby knocks it off. If you want an affordable and safe way to decorate your Christmas tree, it’s worth it to buy some shatterproof ornaments. 

If you’re looking for more ways to decorate your tree safely, you could do what one of the moms in my playgroup does. She saves all the Christmas cards she receives, and she hangs the prettiest ones on her tree with colorful ribbons. One creative and artistic mom I know made a garland out of rigatoni, penne, and rotelli (wagon wheel) pasta that her kids had painted with nontoxic paint and glitter. She also hung homemade paper snowflakes on the tree as well as candy canes. Her tree may not look as pretty as Martha Stewart’s, but it has a whimsical, homemade charm.  

What are your Christmas tree tips?

Filed under: Chanukah, Childproofing, Home and Decorating, Safety · Tags: , , , , ,

8 Responses to "Baby’s First Christmas Tree"

  1. Michelle says:

    I could use these babysafe ornaments. I decorate my tree with bows and with homemade old fashioned popcorn garland. I also spray-painted some pinecones and hung them with fishing wire.

  2. Just desire to say your article is as amazing. The clarity in your post is simply spectacular and i can assume you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission allow me to grab your feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please continue the rewarding work.

  3. Hello.This article was really interesting, especially because I was investigating for thoughts on this subject last couple of days.

  4. Twana Robb says:

    Very good written post. It will be useful to anybody who utilizes it, as well as yours truly :). Keep up the good work – i will definitely read more posts.

  5. I think this is among the most significant info for me. And i’m glad reading your article. But wanna remark on few general things, The web site style is perfect, the articles is really great : D. Good job, cheers

  6. I came in this article in order to learn about a little something completely several than the things I could. I treasure to take in as considerable brand-new information as achievable, it is the premier element pertaining to life. We contain an internet site as well, click on the back link to come on by way of and also observe exactly what you are accessing.

  7. Hello there, You’ve done an incredible job. I’ll certainly digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I am sure they’ll be benefited from this web site.

  8. oizeaurar says:

    Interesting, thanks.

Leave a Reply

*