One of the challenges faced by parents around the world is to teach their children some useful things as they grow up. It is challenging because although the children are growing up they have not yet grown up to go to schools at the same time they are not so small that people can wait for them to grow up before teaching them anything. It is this age that is so important because kids are at their most receptive at this joke and any thing taught now can be learnt very enthusiastically by them. Only thing that is required is a teacher who can teach them some good lessons that would have an impact on their coming life. Talking about teachers one teacher that immediately springs to mind are those toys that can teach the kids so many things while they play with them. Indeed, baby gifts are very worthy teachers who educate their 'pupils' about plenty of useful things.
Now the question that arises is that if these gifts are so important then should not they be purchased with more more care then people normally do. Another thing that is striking vis-a-vis these gifts is the mindset that thinks that expensive the gifts better they would be. A misplaced thought, for the utility of gifts has nothing to do with the amount at which they can be purchased. An example would explain this point very clearly. A ball with a, b, c engraved on it, no matter how cheap, is far more useful than any other thing that might be very expensive but not much value otherwise.
One thing, however, that must be kept in mind while purchasing baby gifts is that since these gifts are being purchased for babies safety must be given the top priority. It is for this very reason that toys made of glass, steel etc. should not be purchased as they are potentially dangerous for kids.
In nut shell it should be said that baby gifts teach kids about a various things that go a long way in helping them cope with formal education when time arrives.