So, your baby is turning one soon (where did the time go???). Time to celebrate their first birthday. But it’s hard to imagine what kind of toys or games you ‘ll want in the next year of their life.
They are not your little baby anymore, who plays with small soft things, like blankets, rattles, Sophie the Giraffe. They are also not exactly toddler yet.
As a soon to be a full fledged toddler, you must be looking for something fun, something educational, something that they will keep enjoying as they grow older.
In an effort to make it easy on you, we have compiled a list of baby’s first birthday gift ideas. These are some of the most popular gifts that infants and toddlers love to play and own.
A great gift for toddlers who are ready to explore the world, this table is lot of fun. This easy to assemble, indoor outdoor table is just the right size for younger children. It “unlocks” and folds for portability or storage.
Stylish umbrella that comes with this table provides UV protection, so children can enjoy playing in the fresh air for hours. It is great for birthday parties and picnics and seats up to four children.
At one year of age, babies are ready to push around their toys, chairs or whatever comes in their way. Make it more fun with this brilliant basics corn popper.
As they roll this Corn Popper along, brightly colored balls pop around inside this classic push toy, encouraging new walkers with exciting poppity-pop sounds.
This sturdy, classic toy is perfect for beginning walkers, keeping them steady as they take those first steps.
This interactive rockin’s tune giraffe encourages baby to rock on by responding to baby’s movements. Their new giraffe friend will sense baby’s movements and respond with fun phrases, playful music and dancing lights up and down the mane. Your baby will love their new friend who they play with and have lot of fun.
These bright colorful blocks encourage hands-on exploration as children imagine and create. These blocks are big and easy for little fingers to assemble.
The wheelbase allows them to create cars and trucks of all colors and sizes. Portable bag that comes with these building blocks can be used to encourage them to put their blocks back and store until their next playtime.
What a perfect first birthday gift idea. This cute sit to stand learning walker is an activity learning toy for babies and toddlers. It provides hours of learning fun for your baby as they develop from crawling to walking, with a barnyard of playful friends to cheer them on.
Which baby wouldn’t want to sit in the driver seat? Get your baby to feel in control in this Laugh and Learn Crawl around car. The interactive lights and sounds dashboard keeps baby busy with a light-up baby “GPS,” horn to honk, gears to shift and more. With over 75 songs, tunes and phrases, and three modes of play, there’s plenty of fuel for learning adventures and fun!
If you want to get your baby something fun, something educational, this Sit to Stand Alphabet Train is perfect for them. It is the perfect infant and toddler learning toy teaching the alphabet, numbers, colors and more. It can be used alone for floor play, pushed along as a walker, or attached to the carriage as a ride-on toy!
Is your little champ showing lot of interest in sports and athletics already? This Sportstastic Activity Center will help him just do that. He can slide and dunk, kick and climb, in this 3-in-1 activity center.
With three sports to choose from and a fun slide too, your little champion has so much to do. He is bound to keep busy for hours with this toy that has so much to offer.
This Chomp and Clank Alligator Push Toy helps advance your child’s gross motor skills and cognitive development. Not only that this multisensory wooden push toy encourages walking and discovery.
4″ see-me sensory balls are perfect for developing baby’s tactile senses and gross motor skills. Kids have a blast rolling, squeezing and throwing these See-Me baby sensory balls and then progress to simple catching.
This fun and colorful xylophone piano is fun to tap! Make vibrant music by tapping and sliding across the 8 xylophone keys. Each key comes in a different color, number, and a unique animal face. The bell is hung high, and the drums on the back side. Oh! What fun!!!
Does your baby needs soothing while sleeping? How about a new pal, Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse? This plush, musical baby toy has a belly that glows when your baby cuddles it. With a gentle squeeze, it plays soft music, lullabies and soothing sounds.
First Birthday Gift Ideas for Girls
Here are some wonderful first birthday gift ideas for girls. Not only will they have fun with these interactive toys, they will also learn a lot in the process.
A great educational toy for your little princess, this Musical Mirror is a lighted vanity mirror that features learning content and role play pieces in a cute and stylish design. This musical mirror has 2 modes: learning and music.
While playing with it, baby learns about textures, colors, opposites, greetings and much more. Comes with a comb, powder puff, lipstick, and two bracelets, which all can be stored inside the vanity.
This sturdy and easy to assemble stroller makes pulling up to walking stage for babies pretty easy and fun. Whenever they are ready to take over the world with their new walking skills, they can get steady support from this cute stroll along walker.
Your little baby girl will fall in love with this Princess Cozy Coupe with glitter. This riding toy has a handle for parents to push and a removable floor board for when the child is young. As the child grows it converts to a foot-to-floor ride on toy.
If your little girl loves to play princess, she will love this cute interactive play set that brings the Disney Princesses to life in a very special way.
This beautiful palace features seven play areas: sitting room, kitchen, bedroom, balcony, attic, dressing room and magical dance floor.
It even recognizes the specific princess and responds with her name, character phrases and a delightful song from her movie. What a great way to provide hours of fun for the little ones.
This Tea Set is not only fun but also educational and encourages lot of learning. When your child pretend plays with this cute tea set, they are also learning about shapes, counting and much more. And what a great way to social skills, etiquette and manners with proper greetings.
First Birthday Gift Ideas for Boys
Although, any child should be able to play with all of these toys, but in case you are looking for something specific for baby boys, here are some great first birthday gift ideas for boys.
Perfect birthday gift for toddlers who love to shoot a ball or tow. This Basketball set includes a goal and a basketball that are small enough to be enjoyed by toddlers and young children.
The sturdy base, when filled with sand or water, keeps the goal post reliably upright. This basketball goal adjusts to three different heights, growing taller as your child grows or providing an extra challenge as kids build their hoop-shooting skills.
Create the excitement of the Disney/Pixar Cars movie for your little one. They can get behind the wheels on these Mack Hauler and Lightening McQueen Disney cars.
Enjoy the glow on your little one’s face when they receive these toys as their first birthday gifts.