Gift Ideas

You should definitely bring a gift for the baby when attending a Red Egg and Ginger Party! Gifts are traditionally given to wish the baby good luck and protect it from bad spirits. Today, gift giving is much more casual, though you can still strive to incorporate these traditional themes.

Most guests will give a red envelope filled with lucky money and a physical baby gift. Choose a red envelope design and then check out our most popular Red Egg and Ginger Party gift ideas below!


Red Envelopes

Lucky money in a Chinese red envelope is the easiest, most traditional gift for babies at a Red Egg and Ginger Party. Pick a design below that conveys the sentiment you wish to send.

Happiness

Happiness

These red envelopes wish the baby a life filled with happiness. Script characters, oranges and a traditional longevity knot express the hope that all of the baby’s wishes come true.

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Blessings Blossom

Blessings Blossom

These red envelopes wish the baby prosperity as springtime blossoms bloom. The decorations include good luck symbols like the Chinese character for good fortune, springtime blossoms and gold coins.

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Abundance

Abundance

These red envelopes wish the baby a life filled with abundance. The decorations include good luck symbols like the Chinese character for good fortune, gold coins and swimming fish.

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Luck and Riches

Luck and Riches

These red envelopes wish the baby enduring luck and prosperity. The decorations include good luck symbols like the Chinese character for good fortune, oranges and gold ingots.

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Joy and Prosperity

Prosperity

These red envelopes wish the baby good fortune and prosperity. The decorations include the Chinese character for good fortune above an image of the Chinese God of Wealth bearing a tray of gold ingots.

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Good Fortune

Good Fortune

These red envelopes wish the baby a life filled with good luck. The decorations include a garland of blossoms and many different variations of the Chinese character for good fortune.

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Nursery Essentials

All parents need baby gear from swaddling blankets to bibs, table utensils to nursery decorations. Choosing the right items can add a distinctly Chinese touch to the baby’s nursery.

Luck & Prosperity Fleece Baby Blanket

Luck & Prosperity Fleece Baby Blanket

This ultra-soft fleece blanket features traditional Chinese gold ingots on a vibrant red background, wrapping the baby in warm wishes for luck and prosperity.

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Organic Baby Blanket

Organic Baby Blanket

This organic merino wool baby blanket is ideal in any season and features a beautiful weave in red, the Chinese color symbolizing good luck.

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Tiger WubbaNub

Tiger WubbaNub

Every baby needs a WubbaNub, the pacifier and stuffed animal companion. Choose this adorable tiger, the animal believed to protect babies from harm and bad spirits.

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Dream Nursery Wall Art

Dream Nursery Wall Art

Brighten a nursery with this fine watercolor print that encourages the baby to dream big. A simple idea that creates a vivid and inspirational environment in the home.

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Chinese Numbers Wall Cards

Chinese Numbers Wall Cards

Adorable woodland and nature-themed counting wall cards that include the numbers 1-10 in Chinese. A great gift for eco-conscious parents — printed on recycled card stock with Earth-friendly inks.

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Baby Clothing

Baby clothing can be dressed up in a Chinese style by choosing designs incorporating the color red for good luck, tigers for protection from harm and zodiac animals for their mythical powers.

Handmade Tiger Head Shoes

Handmade Tiger Head Shoes

Traditional tiger head shoes always have their eyes open to help the baby take its first steps. These handcrafted shoes are made from soft materials and sized to fit babies from 1-12 months old.

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Cute Rooster Onesie

Cute Rooster Onesie

2017 is the Year of the Rooster. This contemporary design features a cute “hand-drawn” rooster with hopes for surrounding the child with happiness, joy, love, health and peace.

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Little Lion Dancer Onesie

Little Lion Dancer Onesie

This adorable onesie features a cute child-sized lion dancer, a traditional symbol of good luck and prosperity during Chinese celebrations.

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3 Piece Newborn Tiger Set

3 Piece Newborn Tiger Set

This newborn clothing set is a whimsical take on the traditional belief that tigers protect babies from harm. It comes with pants, a onesie and a long-sleeve play suit.

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Cheongsam Onesies

Cheongsam Onesies

These adorable baby cheongsams for little girls are decorated with lotus flowers, roses and lilies symbolizing beauty, elegance and innocence. A surefire hit.

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Toys & Games

These toys will help kids build Chinese culture into playtime in a fun and engaging way. From bilingual building blocks to Chinese cooking sets, you can help the parents naturally and positively incorporate Chinese culture into their child’s everyday routines.

Chinese Character Blocks

Chinese Character Blocks

This 32 block set features Mandarin simplified Chinese characters, their English equivalents, a stroke grid, numbers and a puzzle featuring a map of China, the Chinese flag and a yellow dragon.

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Count Your Chickens

Count Your Chickens

A perfect first board game for a baby born in the 2017 Year of the Rooster. Help bring the chicks back to the coop in this silly cooperative game from the award winning gamemaker Peaceable Kingdom.

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Stuffed Rooster Plush Toy

Stuffed Rooster Plush Toy

This playful 6″ rooster plush toy is is perfect for playtime, bedtime snuggles or as a fun nursery decoration. It’s sure to become an adorable keepsake for babies born in the 2017 Year of the Rooster.

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Bilingual Domino Set

Bilingual Domino Set

Each domino in this fun play set depicts a familiar object like a fruit, animal or household item with its English name, Chinese character and pronunciation.

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The Buddha Board

The Buddha Board

The perfect paint set for toddlers. Young artists use a calligraphy brush to paint on the Buddha Board with water and then the images fades as the water evaporates, setting the stage for a new creative effort.

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Children’s Books

This wonderful collection of children’s picture books is perfect for Chinese American kids. They feature universal storytelling that anyone can access, meaningful themes and inspiring characters. Include a note about story times to come and you have a terrific gift.

Chu’s Day

Chu's Day

This charming board book is about a panda named Chu who learns that even young children are capable of big things. It will join Goodnight Moon as a bedtime favorite.

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Dim Sum for Everyone

Dim Sum for Everyone

Grace Lin’s classic follows a family visit to a dim sum restaurant and brings readers along to learn the names of all their favorite dishes.

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Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes

This lovely multicultural book for kids pairs classic English-language nursery rhymes, stories and songs with their counterparts from China, organized into themes like Inside, Outside, Party and Play.

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Summertime Rainbow

Summertime Rainbow

In English and Mandarin Chinese, this bilingual book of colors celebrates the natural world with simple concepts and beautiful, bold illustrations.

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Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

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In this clever retelling of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” a careless Goldy Luck wreaks havoc on the home of a family of panda bears. Totally adorable.

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Silver, Gold and Jade Jewelry

Silver, gold and jade jewelry, typically in the form of bracelets or pendants are a popular gift from immediate family or close friends. The jewelry commonly features good luck characters and charms that jingle pleasantly to keep bad spirits away.

Sterling Silver Jade Double Drop Necklace

Sterling Silver Jade Double Drop Necklace

A simple and elegant jade pendant hung from a sterling silver chain. It’s made with a small, thin pendant that’s perfectly-sized for a child.

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Jade Good Fortune Pendant Necklace

Jade Good Fortune Pendant Necklace

A stunning necklace featuring a carved green jade pendant encircling a yellow gold Chinese good fortune symbol.

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Gold Rooster Pendant Necklace

Gold Rooster Pendant Necklace

A contemporary take on the classic jewelry gift. Celebrate a baby born in the 2017 Year of the Rooster with a gold pendant that carries a vibrant sparkle.

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Jade Peace Button Pendant Necklace

Jade Peace Button Pendant Necklace

A light green jade peace button, symbolizing perfection and nobility, hung from a cotton cord. It’s a necklace with a simple design that focuses attention on the beautiful peace of jade at its center.

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Jade Rooster Pendant Necklace

Jade Rooster Pendant Necklace

This delightful jade rooster necklace is an instant keepsake that can be worn for years to come. The hand-carved rooster strikes a confident pose, head thrown back in celebration.

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