Why Moses Basket Sets Are The Best Baby Shower Gift!

When choosing a Moses basket set, it is important to consider the safety and comfort of the baby.

Some factors to consider include the materials used in the construction of the Moses basket and its accessories, as well as the size and shape of the basket.

Whether you're already a parent, a new parent - or are looking for a baby shower gift, The Little Green Sheep makes and stocks a range of natural knitted Moses baskets, including a stand if required, and a wide range of baby bedding.

Our Moses basket sets really do make the perfect gift!

It's also worth noting that whatever Moses basket set you choose to buy, it's stylish and well-made. Many sets come with bedding and other accessories, so it is important to choose one that will be suitable for the baby's nursery.


The Benefits of Moses Basket Sets

Purchasing a Moses basket as a gift for a friend or loved one is a great investment. The benefits of a Moses basket include:

  • They are inexpensive: you can find an affordable, high-quality Moses basket set at an affordable price.
  • They are safe: the basket's shape prevents the baby from rolling around.
  • It is comfortable: the basket's material is easy on the baby's skin, and the basket is breathable.

The Different Types of Moses Basket Sets

There are a wide variety of Moses basket sets that provide safety and comfort for. From sets with stands to stand alone baskets there’s something for everyone at The Little Green Sheep.

Moses Baskets

Moses baskets are lightweight, portable and easy to clean, which makes them great for parents who live in smaller spaces. Moses baskets are generally smaller than cribs, which is why they are an ideal gift for newborns.

Moses Basket Stands

If you purchase a Moses basket as a gift we recommend getting a stand for it ,too. Moses basket stands are essential for keeping your newborn safe and off the floor. Most stands are made from wood and have an open-ended design that allows for easy access and some can be rocked and folded away.

Moses Basket Mattresses

There are a variety of mattress options for your Moses basket gift. They are typically made from breathable fabric, and you can choose from natural fabrics, synthetic materials and a combination of both. Natural fabrics are the best as they are free from harmful chemicals and are safe for babies.

Moses Basket Bedding

When it comes to buying the bedding for your Moses basket, there are a variety of options to choose from. Some options include woven fabric, knitted blankets, and knitted sheets. Our gift sets come with bedding so we’ve got you covered!


What to Look for When Buying a Moses Basket Set

When buying a Moses basket set as a gift it can be difficult to know what to buy and where to start. It is important to consider the materials used in the construction of the basket, the bedding and other accessories when buying your gift.

  • The materials used should be soft and breathable.
  • The fabrics should be easy to clean and machine washable.
  • The materials should be sturdy and long-lasting.
  • The basket should be lightweight and portable.
  • The basket should be large enough for the baby to lie in comfortably.
  • The basket should be able to fold up for easy storage.


The materials used in the construction of the Moses basket will affect the basket's durability, breathability and price. Some materials used in the construction of a Moses basket include:

  • Woven baskets
  • Wicker baskets
  • Wood baskets

Build Quality

It is important to choose a basket that is well-constructed. Depending on the type of basket you choose, it will last for a few years. This is why some baskets come with a guarantee.


When purchasing a Moses basket set, it is important to make sure the basket is the right size for the baby. It is recommended that you use the Moses basket for no longer than four months as they're not designed for older babies.

Is It Easy To Clean?

Moses baskets are easy to clean. The fabric is typically machine washable, and you can easily wipe down the basket with warm water and soap.

Fits Well With The Decor

As babies spend a lot of time in the basket, it is important that it fits well with the decor and style of the room. This could be the nursery, or the family room, depending on where the basket will be placed.


How to Choose the Perfect Moses Basket Set

When choosing the perfect baby Moses basket set as a gift for a baby shower, or any other occasion, it is important to look at the materials used in the construction of the basket, as well as the size and shape of the basket. Keep these in mind and you will be on to a winner!


Is it worth buying a Moses basket?

If you're thinking of buying a Moses basket, we would absolutely say it's worth it! A baby Moses basket is a great place for your baby to sleep. It is comfortable, safe, and snug.

What age is a Moses basket suitable for?

Newborns up to three or four months

Are Moses baskets good for newborns?

If you're wondering if a Moses basket is good for newborns, the answer is yes!

Is a Moses basket better than a bassinet?

A Moses basket is different from a bassinet, as a baby Moses basket is more like a cot than a bassinet. However, they are generally used for the same things.