So these are adorable. When you think "baby rattle," it is hard to not think of some plastic contraption that is either shaped like a rocking horse or that is a circle with a handle and is decorated by a rocking horse. Boring. Isn't it important to dare to be different? So how about opting for a knit baby rattle shaped like a flower, like this one (not to mention there are many other colors available) from Boutique Brands. Other rattles you may put in your dishwasher to rinse away the germs; this one just goes in your washing machine. Easy peasy. Personally, I think this would be a great embellishment on top of a present, like instead of a bow, tape this rattle to the top. For only $16.00, find them at Children Salon.