From books to blocks, we’ve chosen the best toys for 1 year old boys that will help your baby boy reach key developmental milestones. Whether you are looking for a birthday gift for a 1 year old boy or a Christmas gift, here are over 200 gift ideas for a 1 year old boy.
What are the best developmental toys for 1 year old boys? At 1 year old, your baby boy is growing so fast. The next couple months will be filled with a lot of firsts. By now, he is beginning to gain control of his body and wants to explore everywhere. Right now he is crawling everywhere and climbing up on everything. Soon he may be ready to take his first steps, use a cup, understand words, scribble, and even get in a little trouble by throwing objects around.With the help of developmental experts, we’ve rounded up the best gifts for 1 year old boys that encourage eye-hand coordination, creativity, and physical development. Here’s our list of award-winning toys for 1 year old boys. These toys are great toys for 1 year old girls as well.
Books For 1 Year Old Boys
It’s never too early to start reading to your child. Look for board or cloth books with virtually indestructible pages. Picture books with colorful alphabets, animals, and shapes are sure to get your 1 year old boy’s attention even before they understand the story. These books make great gifts for one year old boys.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Ages 3+
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a classic picture book for generations. In fact, it is sold in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with your loved one? This gorgeously illustrated and innovative book will eat its way into your child’s heart. Each day it eats something different ranging from apples and plums to a cherry pie and sausage until he is fat and gets a stomachache. The book teaches counting and days of the week. It’s such a fun and exciting read!
Giraffes Can’t DanceAges 4+
Do giraffes dance? Giraffes Can’t Dance is a wonderful children’s book with a positive message. Gerald wants to dance despite having crooked knees and legs. An unexpected friend inspires Gerald to dance to his own tune. It has a great story, illustrations, and a timeless message.
The Wonderful Things You Will BeAges 3-7
Written for younger audiences, this best selling book is a modern take on “Oh the Place You Will Go.” Authored and illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin, it’s beautifully illustrated with a whimsical style. With a moving message, this love letter to your 1 year old boy imagines the things he will become. It makes a great birthday gift.
Goodnight Moon Ages 1-4
Goodnight Moon is a classic children’s book beloved by generations of kids. A little bunny wishes “goodnight” to his room, the moon, and many other familiar things in its room. The beautiful poetry of the words and the illustrations make it the perfect book for the end of day. This board edition is perfect for young ones.
Dear ZooAges 1-4
Dear Zoo is a fantastic, classic children’s book about a boy who wants nothing more than a pet from the zoo. He gets all sorts of pets that don’t make great pets. Eventually, the zoo sends him the perfect pet. What do you think it is? The fun and appeal of this book is experiencing all of the pets the zoo sends. Kids will naturally want to make all the sounds that the animals make. The book is simple to read and perfect for babies and toddlers.
Little Blue Truck
Little Blue Truck is a wonderful story for little ones. Blue is a pickup truck that gets stuck while helping to push a dump truck out of the muck. Blue makes animal friends along the way and these animals are willing to do anything to get Blue back on the road.The book has rhymes, truck and animal noises for kids to read and play along with. It’s a cute book with a great message that shows the power of friendship and helping others.
First 100 WordsAges 1-3
This is a perfect introductory book for young readers as it will teach kids their first 100 words. The book presents the simple words with pictures in a colorful presentation. Infants and toddlers will love learning with this fun little book.
Peek-A-Boo Forest is a unique cloth book that allows kids to discover the animals living in the forest. The book features durable pages that are easy for little ones to turn and they promote eye-hand coordination and support fine motor skills. The bright colors and peek-a-boo flaps make learning fun! This book is made with love to inspire discovery. The cloth pages are made with washable fabrics.
Baby’s Belly ButtonAges 1-4
Does your child love playing peek-a-boo? Baby’s Belly Button is a delightful book for children ages 1 -4. It’s a fun, adorable, interactive book that teaches body parts and more! Your child will be laughing and learning.
Dr. Seuss Board BooksAges 2-3
This travel kit of Dr. Suess board books contains four simple, silly books for babies of all ages! Inside you’ll find abridged classics like Hop on Pop, Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!, Ten Apples Up On Top, and The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. A great introduction to the world of Dr. Suess.
Touch and Feel: FarmAges 2-5
What 1 year old wouldn’t want to pet animals? Now your 1 year old can head to the farm with this touch and feel book. On each page, it has a big patch of touchable fabric that allows your 1 year old to “feel” each animal. Your 1 year old will be able to “pet” a chick, horse, sheepdog, lamb, and pig.
Embark on an underwater adventure with Mr. Fish. He wants to help gather Ms. Clam’s lost pearl. He’s fast, strong, and smart, but he’s afraid of the dark! Children can relate to this story and character. They’ll discover that the power of friendship can light-up the Big-Big Dark. Find out why so many kids love this book.
Colors, ABC, & NumbersAges 1-3
Colors ABC numbers introduces your child to fundamental concepts. The book thoughtfully uses colors and words to convey messages and help your child build his/her vocabulary. It’s an enjoyable book for children ages 1 – 3 and it is one of the best introductory books.
Touch & Teach ElephantAges 1-3
Designed for kids ages 1 – 3, the Touch and Teach Elephant book is interactive and educational. Kids will learn letters, shapes, and more. Learn about animals, numbers, and hear piano sounds. The book also features 150 songs, melodies, and sounds to entertain your child. A built-in question button tests your child’s reading comprehension.
Ten Tiny Toes
Ten Tiny Toes is an incredible book for kids from newborns to toddlers that is a twist on the classic Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes. It teaches them about various body parts in a fun way. Filled with cute art, lovely rhymes, and an engaging story, Ten Tiny Toes teaches kids to love their eyes, ears, mouth, and more!
Stacking and Sorting Toys
Babies love stacking objects on top of each other and fitting them over each other to form a stack. Stacking toys not only teach spatial skills, colors, and numbers, but can also be used as teething toys. There is a reason why these classic toys are some of the top toys for 1 year old boys. By matching shapes, children will develop finger control, recognize relationships, and develop trial and error problem solving skills. 1 year olds will love stacking them, sorting them, knocking them down, and starting over. Here are some great stacking and sorting toys for a 12 month old boy.
The First Years Stack Up CupsAges 6m+
Stacking cups are one of the all time classic toys that can encourage open ended play for developing children. These stacking cups can be stacked inside of each other. He will love discovering how they fit inside each other. When the cups are stacked one on top of the other, they form the colors of the rainbow. He will love stacking them on and off. As he is stacking the cups, he’s gaining valuable skills including eye hand coordination, counting, and spatial skills.
Fat Brain Toys SpinAgainAges 1-4
SpinAgain from Fat Brain Toys literally puts a new spin on stacking toys. Featuring a corkscrew pole and 6 multicolored discs, SpinAgain allows kids to stack and restack again and again. Simply lift up the pole and stack it all over again. Kids will have fun learning colors, sizes, stacking, sorting and more. The best part? It’s BPA-free and the stacking fun never gets old!
Green Toys Shape SorterAges 6m-4
Green Toys has a simple shape sorter for kids. It’s made of 100% recycled plastic and full of various colors for baby. The toy is safe for kids as it is free of BPA, PVC, phthalates. These toys are easy to clean as they are dishwasher safe. The toy develops recognition of shapes and colors in addition to problem-solving, eye-hand coordination, and fine and gross motor skills.
Green Toys My First StackerAges 6m-3
This classic stacking toy is safe and perfect for playing. It’s safe for babies with no BPA, PVC, or phthalates and fun for older kids up to 3 years of age. The set includes 8 stackable and nestable stacking pieces. The toy is made of good quality, can be stacked in different directions, and it is a fun toy that entertains.
Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Stacking BlocksAges 9m+
Stack ’em, nest ’em, and sort shapes! Set includes 5 colorful cups, 4 sorting shapes, and a shape-sorting lid. Sea creatures, shapes, and designs keep things interesting. Set builds sensory, fine motor, gross motor, logical, creative, emotional, and self-esteem skills. It’s a great toy for teaching and entertaining.
VTech Stack and Sing Rings Ages 6m-3
You’ve seen stacking toys but you haven’t seen anything like this. The Stack and Sing Rings are incredibly fun. As you stack rings on the base, the monkey encourages kids lights up, sings, and plays melodies. Kids will be learn colors, numbers, shapes, and be entertained with music. The textures on the rings promote tactile development. Babies will enjoy over 40 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases.
Fisher-Price Stack and Explore BlocksAges 6m-3
Fisher-Price’s Stack and Explore Blocks are cute and colorful. Set includes 5 blocks that are stackable and nestable. Each block contains numbers, characters, colors, objects, and textures for kids to discover. This stacking toy helps build eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. Additionally, these blocks foster problem-solving and thinking. Babies will love them and they offer good replayability value.
Manhattan Toy Dr. Seuss One Fish BowlAges 9m-4
1 year old boys will love pulling out and putting back the little fish in this fishbowl. All the little fish inside make different tactile noises in little hands. It’s not only a great toy for developmental skills, but it perfect for teaching counting and colors.
Blocks For 1 Year Old Boys
Throughout childhood, blocks are one of the most versatile toys. According to studies, blocks are not only great for building imagination, but they help children build their spatial skills. At 1 year old, your little guy will make small stacks before he learns to make elaborate structures. For the little architect in your life, here are some great presents for a 1 year old boy.
Mega Bloks 80-Pc Big Building BagAges 1-5
This Mega Bloks set is probably one of the most popular set of blocks for 1 year olds. Even if he not ready to build with them, these colorful blocks are fun to stick together and pull apart. The large size blocks are perfect for little hands. Mega Bloks are not marketed as bpa free, so we advise against them if your 1 year old baby boy is still putting everything in his mouth.
B. Toys B. One Two Squeeze BlocksAges 6m-3
Made of a soft rubber, these squeezable blocks are a lot of fun for 1 year old boys to stack and knock over. Each block has a number and animal on it so when your 1 year old gets older he can even learn to recognize them. The best part? You don’t have to worry about baby getting hurt with them.
Mega Bloks ABC Musical TrainAges 1-5
Designed for little hands, this easy to build train set from Mega Bloks not only helps your 1 year old work on his fine motor skills but teaches the alphabet at the same time. The colorful blocks have the letters of the alphabet printed on them. He will love repeating the letters when he is building the train. The coolest part? Press the smokestack and the little engine plays catchy tunes and sound effects. Choo Choo!
Babies and toddlers will love these stackable and matchable soft building blocks. These are the building blocks in your child’s development. These blocks help build sensory, fine motor, gross motor, logical, creative, linguistic, and communication skills. Set includes 10 3-inch blocks and four triangles, which are machine washable. These are sure to get a lot of playtime.
Mega Bloks Build ‘N Learn TableAges 1-5
Does he love building things? This Build ‘N Learn Table from Mega Bloks would be the perfect addition to his playroom. What’s cool? He can use his Mega Bloks in addition to the 20 blocks included to create anything he can imagine. From a play world to train and more, the creative possibilities are endless.
LeapBuilders ABC Smart HouseAges 18m-5
Combining classic block play with curriculum-based learning, LeapFrog introduces an innovative new line of interactive smart building blocks called LeapBuilders. Build, create, and learn with this 61-piece ABC Smart House set. Learn the alphabet, household objects, colors and shapes as you build. As you build, the blocks respond with fun sounds, educational songs, and phrases to enhance your play experience. It offers a curriculum-based learning system so each block teaches something different and the pieces are easy for little ones to grasp. While kids learn as they build, they will also develop problem-solving and fine motor skills. Experiment with combining with other LeapBuilders sets to discover additional responses. This set includes 2 play figures, 20 double-sided smart blocks, and an interactive electronic Smart Star cube. It’s smart building for smart kids.
Edushape Big Wood-Like Blocks Ages 9m+
Does your child love building? These large wood-like blocks are perfect for encouraging creative, imaginative play. Set includes 32 pieces, from 3″ x 3″ to 12″ x 6″. The pieces look just like real wood but they are much lighter, softer foam blocks. These building blocks build motor skills, logic, reasoning, eye-hand coordination, socialization, and visual sensory development. The blocks can be stacked to build different designs. Your child’s imagination is the only real limit.
Push and Pull Toys For 1 Year Olds
Push and pull toys are wonderful toys for one year old baby boys. Once they can take their first steps, toddlers love pushing and pulling objects. Not only are these toys fun, but they are great for building balance and gross motor skills.
VTech Pull and Sing PuppyAges 6m-3
Has he started to walk? Give him a new puppy. Who said that only mommy and daddy can walk the dog? Once he starts walking, he is going to love walking and tugging this puppy everywhere behind him. Like other VTech toys, it lights up and makes noise when you push the buttons or pull it by its “leash”.
VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning WalkerAges 9m-3
The American Academy of Pediatric doesn’t actually recommend walkers because they can cause injuries if your child trips. If you really want a walker, go with this VTech Walker. This learning walker is a complete interactive learning center for babies. There’s plenty to see and do here — from spinning rollers and shape sorters to songs, music, and more! It even has a pretend telephone for role-playing fun.
VTech Turn and Learn Driver Ages 6m-3
The VTech Turn and Learn Driver is a great interactive driving kit to get babies introduced to the world of driving and pretend play. It inspires creativity and creative play. Baby can turn the wheel and watch the odometer move, activate blinkers, and hear opposites. Baby can also shift gears and hear numbers and roaring car sounds. The three buttons activate the caution lights, radio, and gas tank noises. The overall experience is incredible and immersive.
Radio Flyer 607X My 1st 2-in-1 WagonAges 1-4
Looking for a fun way to stow and tow your boy’s toys? Consider the Radio Flyer 607X My 1st 2-in-1 Wagon. It can be either used as a walker wagon on pulled by the handle. Little ones will enjoy bringing their toys along on their adventures. It can hold about 35 pounds worth of toys.
We love that the Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 Smart Car grows with your child from a walker to bouncer to ride-on. It ignites your child’s imagination with a ton of interactive features like a working steering wheel, horn, radio, and more. Lights, songs, and sounds help create an immersive experience.
Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go MowerAges 18m+
It’s time to mow the lawn. With the Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go mower it seems so realistic. First, pull the cord to hear engine noises and get started. Then kids can push the mower and the beads go pop-pop. There’s even more interactive features, including a clicking key, moveable throttle, and removable gas tank to fill ‘er up. This is pretend play at its finest!
Hape Walk-A-Long PuppyAges 1-3
Does you child wish for a pet? Now they can take this adorable puppy on walks wherever they go. The Walk-A-Long Puppy is constructed of quality wood from sustainable, child-safe materials. This toy fosters active play, coordination, and balance.
VTech Pull and Learn Car CarrierAges 1-3
Get your baby learning and growing. The Pull and Learn Car Carrier is a fun, educational toy vehicle. This electronic learning toy teaches colors, numbers, and music via the 12-button CB radio. With the pull string, kids can pull the toy car. Playtime and learning just went into overdrive!
Toy Cars for 1 Year Old Boys
Some of the most popular toys for 1 year old boys are vehicles. These toys are sure to go VROOM! VROOM!
Green Toys Fire Truck Ages 1+
Every city needs fire fighters to keep the neighborhood safe! With this fire truck, kids can keep the neighborhood safe and sound. During emergency situations, the ladder can be raised and pivoted a full 360-degrees. It’s great for both indoor and outdoor play and it promotes creative play. What adventures will your child dream up?
Melissa & Doug K’s Pull-Back Vehicle SetAges 9m+
What a cute and fun vehicle set! This is a classic play pattern at its finest. The vehicles are soft with adorable, colorful designs. The set includes a school bus, police car, fire truck, and family car. The vehicles can be pulled back to watch ’em take off. This set nurtures sensory, motor skills, problem-solving, and social-emotional play.
VTech Drop & Go Dump Truck Ages 6m-3
The Drop and Go Dump Truck is bright and colorful. The truck builds motor skills and teaches colors. It also plays melodies and phrases. Load a boulder into the top of the dump truck and watch as it moves to the bucket. Young boys can push or pull this dump truck and unload the contents on their adventures. It’s sure to be a favorite and bring a great big smile to your boy.
Green Toys AirplaneAges 1-10
Does he love airplanes? Made with recycled non toxic plastic, Green Toys is known for their high quality vehicle toys. This airplane is no different. He is going to love flying it around the room. With a beautiful design, this 8 inch airplane is designed to last through all the twists, turns, and corkscrews. It’s offered in 3 different colors so you can get it in his favorite color.
Green Toys Dump TruckAges 1+
Meet the perfect first dump truck. It’s ready to go on all sorts of adventures with your little one! The dumper is moveable and it’s made from 100% recycled materials. Parents will appreciate that it’s safe for kids with no BPA and phthalates. It’s a durable, well-constructed, and good size dump truck that kids will enjoy.
Little People Take Turns Spiral SkywayAges 18m-5
Start your engines and get ready for thrilling racing action with the Little People Take Turns Spiral Skyway! The Spiral Skyway delivers 3-feet of fun with an exciting winding race track and interactive sounds. It’s the tallest Spiral Skyway track ever.
Peppa Pig’s Lights & Sounds Family Fun CarAges 0+
Get ready for exciting adventures with Peppa Pig and family! Bring your Peppa adventures to life with Peppa Pig’s Lights & Sounds Family Fun Car. Not only does it feature working headlights, but it also plays fun tunes and phrases inspired by the hit show. Watch it bobble to fun Peppa tunes. Seating four Peppa Pig figures, the Family Fun Car includes Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig figures to bring your adventures to life. Press the trunk button and watch it race away into adventure with its headlights turned on. There’s no adventure too big or small for Peppa fans.
CAT Lil’ Dump Truck Ages 1-5
Get ready for incredible dump truck adventures! This is a realistic CAT dump truck with big tires and realistic dumping action. Set includes a friendly figure and six construction blocks. Combine with other Mega Bloks CAT vehicles for big fun!
Choo! Choo! Gear up for fun adventures with Mickey in Go! Go! Smart Wheels Mickey Choo-Choo. Pass over 5 Smart Point locations on the track to activate over 40 fun phrases, songs, and sounds. Press Mickey to hear fun phrases. Kids will love revealing the fun peek-a-boo scene. The coolest part? Kids can combine this set with other Go! Go! Smart Wheels sets to expand the fun.
Go! Go! Smart Wheels TrainAges 1-5
Choo-Choo! The wheels on the choo-choo train go round and round and travel along the track. This is a creative, interesting, and colorful playset for little tikes. Kids can build the train track and then race the train around the track. Interactive features include a lift-up gate and a switching system just like in real life. At certain key points, the SmartPoint Choo-Choo train activates fun phrases and sounds to captivate children. The motorized train teached the letter ‘T’. This Smart Wheels set can be interconnected with the Animals set for maximum pleasure.
Kid O Go CarAges 1+
This is the perfect first car for kiddos. It’s simple, durable, and fun. The handle is perfect for little ones to push and roll around. It’s made of high quality materials and the rubber wheels won’t damage your floors. The toy helps nurture motor skills, creativity, eye-hand coordination, and self-confidence.
Green Toys Turtle-on-WheelsAges 6m-4
This turtle on wheels is the perfect starting point for babies who love animals and vehicles. It has an ergnomic design and handle that is easy for babies to hold and push along in their adventures. Rest assured that these are BPA, PVC, and phtalates free so they are safe for children. They are adorable push toys and they are eco-friendly as they are made from recyclable materials.
Melissa & Doug First Play Stacking CarsAges 1+
These stacking wooden baby toys are beautifully designed and colorful for babies. It’s a great way to introduce baby boys to their first vehicles. The bright colorful designs promote visual development. These toys are durable for preschoolers and toddlers and encourage imaginative play.
Go! Go! Smart Wheels Revved Up RacewayAges 1-5
Ready to rev up the fun? Meet the new Revved Up Raceway, the newest member of the Go! Go! Smart Wheels family! Packed with insane stunts like a 360-degree loop and jump ramp, Revved Up Raceway delivers amazing thrills like never before. Like other Go! Go! Smart Wheels sets, it features SmartPoint technology — responding with fun sounds, phrases, and songs to enhance your play experience. The coolest part? Connect it to the Revved Up Stunt Spiral set for a whole new level of excitement.
Ride On Toys for 1 Year Old Boys
Your 1 year old will get such a thrill when they can ride on top of a toy. Children this age love using their legs to move with around the house with a ride-on, which helps them build strength, balance, and confidence. Here are our favorite riding toys for boys age 1.
Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N TrikeAges 9m-5
The 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N Trike ride on is a trike that grows with your child. It offers four different ways to ride and features a smooth, quiet ride and a foot brake as well as a foot rest. The 3-point harness and high back seat ensures the safety of your child. The design allows for easy fold away. There is also a Steer & Stroll push handle for parents.
Whisper Ride IIAges 18m-4
Ready to take the Whisper Ride II for a test drive? It features a sleek design and smooth riding wheels for a great experience. It supports riders up to 50 pounds and includes two cup holders – one for your child and one for the parent. A setbelt is included for safety and to add to the realism. There is even a honking horn for extra fun. Under the hood you’ll find a convenient storage compartment. This is one sweet ride and it’s perfect as any boy’s first birthday gift.
Little Tikes Cozy CoupeAges 18m-5
Celebrate the awesome Cozy Coupe with this special 30th Anniversary Edition! For years, generations have experienced the original ride-on vehicle. It has stood the test of time, making it an all-time classic. Now a new generation of kids can go on incredible adventures! New features include a removable base and a handle for parents to easily give push rides.
We love that the Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 Smart Car grows with your child from a walker to bouncer to ride-on. It ignites your child’s imagination with a ton of interactive features like a working steering wheel, horn, radio, and more. Lights, songs, and sounds help create an immersive experience.
Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with TrackAges 1-3
Seriously, what 1 year old wouldn’t love that chance of riding aboard Thomas the Train? This has to be the coolest Thomas the Train toy for 1 year olds. The coolest part? It cruises along at 2 MPH, thrilling little fans. All little ones have to do is push a button and they are off on their own Thomas adventure. Where will his adventures lead him? Well … full circle, of course.
Get ready to take flight with Mickey! This Mickey Mouse ride-on features songs, music and realistic sounds to bring the experience to life. Mickey even dances to the beat. The best part? The propellers spin for a magical experience. Is your little pilot ready for takeoff?!
VTech Sit-to-Stand Alphabet TrainAges 1-3
Hop on the cheerful and colorful Alphabet Train. This toy grows with your child — it can be used as a floor toy, baby walker, or a pull wagon. It is full of activities and builds motor skills. The Alphabet Train teaches letters, numbers, colors and more! There are even songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases to enjoy. And let’s not forget about the 13 double-sided alphabet blocks. There’s a world of fun and learning to be experienced!
Fisher-Price Bounce and Spin PuppyAges 1+
Giddy up for exciting adventures with the Bounce and Spin Puppy. As baby bounces or spins, this ride-on puppy delivers songs, sounds, and educational phrases while developing gross motor skills. In addition to encouraging active play, it promotes alphabet, numbers, colors, and more. With a sturdy base and easy-grip handles, it’s safe for kids. Interactive buttons and colored lights bring the puppy to life.
Prince Lionheart Wheely BugAges 18m+
What’s buzzing in the air? It’s your baby riding the Bee Wheely Bug. This is adorably cute and young kids will absolutely fall in love! The colors will appeal to kids. They are durable, comfortable, made of high quality materials, and offer a great ride. They are built to last and are free of BPA, PVC, phthalates, and lead.
Brace yourself for a learning scooter. As your baby grows, so does the learning content! It features more than 50 songs, tunes, and sounds to entertain. It even teaches numbers, colors, shapes, opposites, and more! As your baby scoots around, the content is automatically activated.
Gallop and Rock Pony Ages 1-3
Giddy up! Kids love ponies and they’ll love riding this colorful rocking horse. What’s fantastic is that the toy grows with your child. It can transform from a rocker into a ride-on. The horse plays realistic sounds and fun phrases to heighten overall the experience. In fact, there are over 60 songs, melodies, sounds and phrases to be enjoyed. It provides countless hours of fun!
Little People Music Parade Ages 1-3
The Music Parade Ride-On is fun and colorful and ready for a parade! This ride-on vehicle plays 5 different marching tunes to delight kids. It has 5 fun instruments, including trumpet, drums, saxaphone, tuba and keyboard. With the keyboard, kids can compose their own music. Get your party on!
Mega Bloks Block Chompin’ CrocAges 1+
The Block Chompin’ Croc offers an innovative 3-in-1 design with a ride-on, block scooper, and building set in one. When your block play is over, cleanup is a breeze. Simply hop onto Block Chompin’ Croc and scoot to watch him gobble up all the pieces like magic. Cleanup couldn’t be any easier! What fun creations will you build?
Cause & Effect Learning Toys For 1 Year Old Boys
Cause & Effect toys are toys where you push, pull, or turn something, and you get a fun response back. Whether it blinks, flashes, or plays music, these cause & effect toys allow your baby to see the immediate results of his actions. Here are some cool toys for 1 year old boys.
Fat Brain Toys DimplAges 10m+
Sometimes the simplest toys are all that are needed. With attractive colors, Dimpl is a sensory toy that encourages open ended play. It’s got 5 different sized and colored “dimples” that are made out of BPA-free silicone. These dimples can be pushed in and out, offering endless hours of fun. He will love doing it again and again. Because it is designed to grab their attention, it’s the ultimate fidget toy for babies. Finally, there is a toy to keep him occupied in a restaurant or doctor’s office.
Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor HedgehogAges 18m+
Designed to work on fine motor skills, Spike is a fun colorful pal that helps 1 year olds count and learn about color. It has 12 colorful quills on its back that can be removed and put back. It’s the perfect way to for him to strengthen the small muscles in his hands while working on counting, sorting, and color recognition. The best part? When you are done, the quills can be stored inside his shell.
Fisher-Price Smart Stages PiggyAges 6m-3
The Smart Stages Piggy is no ordinary piggy bank. It can store all your coins plus it features learning content that grows with your child! This fun piggy sings over 40 songs, tunes and phrases. The set includes 10 colorful coins that teach numbers and animals.
LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words BookAges 18m-4
The Learning Friends 100 Words Book is a valuable and interactive tool for your toddler. Simply touch any of the word and image pairs and it sounds it out for your child. Kids will have fun while building their vocabulary. There’s even an option to toggle between English and Spanish. Now that’s a brilliant idea!
VTech Musical Rhymes BookAges 6m-3
The Rhyme and Discover book features six classic nursery rhymes. Children can enjoy the colorful illustrations while singing to their favorite nursery rhymes. Kids will learn about animals through classic stories. The music is fun and cute and it encourages development through rhymes and music.
BUCKLE TOY “BusterAges 1-4
Does he love playing with buckles? If there was ever a toy that was designed for long road trips, it is Buster. Buster is a buckle toy that has various clasps on him for keeping tiny hands busy. Your little one will love buckling and unbuckling the different buckles. Each buckle helps him work on different hand skills. The best part? Your long trip will feel so much shorter.
LeapFrog Learn and Groove Musical Table Ages 6m-3
Get ready to learn and groove with the Learn and Groove Musical Table from LeapFrog. The instruments and buttons activate all sorts of fun sounds, music, and phrases. Children’s classic tunes like ‘Old MacDonald’ and “Itsy Bitsy Spider’ are present. In addition to the entertainment, kids will learn everything from numbers and letters to shapes, colors, and more.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Crawl Around CarAges 6m-3
Featuring 3 modes of play: Learning, Music, and Imagination, the Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Crawl Around Car from Fisher-Price encourages learning and fun. We love that it gets kids up and about and is packed with tons of fun activities from shape sorting to imaginative play and more. Race into fun!
Bright Starts Having a Ball Get Rollin’ Activity TableAges 6m+
Are you ready to have a ball? The Get Rollin’ Activity Table offers two ways to play: standing or sitting. It features swirling ball drop fun and over 60 songs and activities to engage kids. Little ones will have fun learning colors, letters, opposites, languages, shapes, motor skills and more.
Sesame Street Let’s Dance ElmoAges 18m+
Let’s Dance Elmo loves nothing more than to get your child movin’ and groovin’ to different songs. There’s three different remixes. Press the rainbow to learn about colors and Elmo’s heart lights up different colors to reinforce learning. The paw print teaches kids about different animals. So, for instance, he’ll say ‘Let’s hop like a kangaroo’ to get kids moving around. Since the headset doubles as a handle, kids can take their buddy with them.
Little kids can get a smart home of their own. Like other Laugh & Learn products, it is designed to grow with your child. As babies crawl though the door, they enter a world of learning. There are so many different activities for baby to explore. Not only can they play pretend kitchen, but babies will learn numbers, shapes, weather, and more. The pretend fridge is actually a cleverly designed shape sorter. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s smart home.
Fisher-Price Linkimals Smooth Moves SlothAges 1+
Designed for babies 9 months and older, the Fisher-Price Linkimals Smooth Moves Sloth develops baby’s gross motor skills through music and motion. Access learning content, music, games, and phrases with buttons on its feet. To encourage baby to get up and active, it plays music, moves its head, and claps it hands. Its soft arms enable tactile learning for baby. What’s cool? Combine with other Linkimals toys to create a synchronized light show to dazzle baby and help them learn better. Get ready for some movin’ and groovin’ fun!
Meet the most adorable, playful puppy pal! With three levels of play, the learning content will grow with your baby. Baby can touch 7 activation points to learn more. They can touch the ears, paws, tummy, and feet. Kiddos will learn about letters, counting, colors, body parts, and more! The puppy helps children build sensory and fine motor skills.
LeapFrog My Pal VioletAges 6m-3
My Pal Violet is an adorably cute little pal for your child. Violet can even say your child’s name. Violet is full of pre-loaded songs, learning songs, and wonderful melodies. Violet teaches core learning skills, including first words, feelings and emotions, and counting and colors. Press Violet’s paws to engage in a variety of fun activities!
Fisher-Price Dance & Groove RockitAges 6m-3
The Fisher-Price Dance & Groove Rockit is designed to grow with your child. In addition to dancing along with kids, it teaches everything from shapes and language to numbers, gross motor skills and more. Are you ready to Rockit?!
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Pull & Play Learning WagonAges 6m-3
The Laugh & Learn Pull & Play Learning Wagon lets kids take their puppy for a joy ride while learning colors, numbers, letters, shapes, and more. Whether you choose to sit up and use the wagon or walk and pull the wagon, it’s great for your child’s gross motor development. We especially love that with Smart Stages tech, the toy grows with your child. As you pull the wagon along, you’re rewarded with lovely music and sounds. Keep your toddler busy with a wide range of activities: bat, press, rattle, and musical keys that play songs, sounds, and phrases. It’s the ultimate activity station on wheels!
VTech Mix & Match-a-SaurusAges 1+
Explore socio-emotional and age-appropriate coding skills with the Mix & Match-a-Saurus. It’s all about learning and discovery through play. Kids can interchange 9 different ‘coding’ tiles that determine the dinosaur’s songs, mood, and interactions. With so many different possibilities, what will you make your dino do?
LeapFrog AlphaPupAges 1-3
The AlphaPup makes learning fun for kids. It will teach kids letters and words and builds phonics and vocabulary. Babies and toddlers can pull their dog to take it on a walk. Kids can even sing along to three learning songs.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn First Words Smart PuppyAges 9m-3
Here’s a fun way to introduce your little one to words, ABCs, numbers, and shapes. This Fisher Price play set a ton of buttons to push and explore. The coolest part? The play set can scan blocks and “reads” them. When your little one passes the blocks over the reader, it activates various learning activities. He will love repeating the words. With 3 levels of learning, it will continue to grow with him.
VTech Learn and Spin AquariumAges 9m-3
1 year olds will love pressing the plunger and watching what happens with this fun aquarium from VTech. Every time they push the plunger, they will be treated to fun ocean sounds as the fish inside spin around and the sea weed comes to life. The plunger is incredibly easy to push. There are also 3 buttons on the outside of the aquarium that teach introductory counting and colors. It’s a simple, but entertaining toy.
Musical Toys for 1 Year Old Boys
Even little ones can become Mozart with these musical toys.
Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical ToyAges 3m+
Shake, rattle, and roll to the music! Take Along Tunes is like a mini iPod for kids full of melodies and tunes. The toy features seven classical melodies that babies will love. For each song, colorful lights dance across the screen. The toy is easy for babies to handle. The toy promotes auditory development. It’s like a fiesta full of fun and excitement!
Remo Floor Tom DrumAges 3+
Got a kid who’d loves the drums? This is a 10-inch kid’s percussion floor drum with a beautiful fabric rainforest design that kids will love. The drums can be played with either your hands or the included mallets. It’s an exciting way for kids to learn about music and rhythm!
Munchkin Mozart Magic CubeAges 0+
Playing 8 different tunes from Mozart, this cube from Munchkin is a band in a box for your little Mozart. The coolest part? Your little Mozart can easy tap each side of the cube to remove or add different instruments.
Hohner 4-Piece Baby BandAges 3m+
These aren’t your regular toy instruments. With a great build quality and great sound quality, they are like beginning instruments that are perfectly designed for little hands. With 4 different instruments, this set of instruments invites the whole family to join in for some noisy fun. There’s a bell, shaker, maraca, and rattle.
Baby Shark FingerlingsAges 0-2
What do you get when you cross Baby Shark with the Fingerlings? A Baby Shark Fingerlings, of course! WowWee, the maker of the Fingerlings, now offers the latest Fingerling — a Baby Shark Fingerling. The first thought that comes to mind: How adorable?! These little yellow Baby Sharks wrap around your finger, light-up, sing the iconic ‘Baby Shark’ song, and blow kisses. Get swept up in a wave of fun!
Play 22 Keyboard PlaymatAges 1+
A giant piano that you can play with your feet? He is going to love running across it to make “music.” There are so many ways to play. You could roll around on it, use your arms, or dance on it. It comes with 4 preprogrammed songs but jamming on it is the most fun. While it measures 6 feet long, it is soft and pliable so it can be folded away. The only problem? He is not going to want to put it away so the volume control will come in handy.
Fisher-Price Soothe & Glow SeahorseAges 6m-3
The Soothe and Glow Seahorse is sure to become your child’s new best pal. It plays 5 minutes of music, 8 different lullabies, and soothing ocean sounds to comfort your boy. It’s soft and cuddly with a comforting glow. Activate the sounds with a squeeze and baby will learn about cause-and-effect. There is also a power button and volume control. It’s sure to become a bedtime favorite!
Hohner Kids GlockenspielAges 1+
What one year old baby doesn’t love banging on something? Now your baby can make music with this xylophone. The best part? This xylophone is perfectly pitched just like a high quality musical instrument. Your baby can either use the included mallet or just about anything else to bang out some fun tunes.
Horner Toddler Music BandAges 1+
With a xylophone, wave drum, rattle roller, and other fun instruments, the entire family can join the toddler band. If you don’t mind the noise, (we mean the music), these have a great sound for a toddler toy. The only problem? Everyone will want to play the xylophone.
Neptune Ocean OrchestraAges 6m-3
This adorable animal features 8 classical melodies, 5 unique instruments, and dancing lights to entertain baby. The instruments include a piano, drum, cello, xylophone, and harp. Kids will learn various instrument’s sounds and can become more familiar with them. The toy grows with your child, offering two modes of play: symphony and composer mode. Symphony mode is for babies and composer mode is for older babies. In symphony mode, baby simply presses one of the five buttons to play an instrument. Composer mode gives more control and allows kids to add or remove instruments.
VTech Zoo Jamz PianoAges 18m-4
This is no ordinary piano. With 4 different instruments, your little musician will love this piano. It even has a microphone. The best part? The keys light up so your little one can actually learn to play different tunes as they grow with it.
Arts & Crafts
Creativity begins at an early age. You might have to color and paint with your child at this age. Once your 1 year old can hold a crayon, he is ready to scribble away. Scribbling is a great way for your 1 year old to build fine motor skills.
Crayola My First Washable Fingerpaint KitAges 1+
Even little ones can paint with their fingers, exploring the wonder of color. Your 1 year old will love smearing the paint all over. With 10 sheets of glossy paper and 3 colors of non toxic finger paint, this kit from Crayola includes everything you need to get started. All that is needed is a little creativity and maybe a smock.
Crayola My First Palm Grip CrayonsAges 1+
If your child is not ready to use real crayons just yet, these palm-grip crayons are the perfect first crayons since they are easier to grip. Your 1 year old can put them in his palms and scribble away to practice his fine motor skills.
Honeysticks Pure Beeswax CrayonsAges 1+
While very expensive, these chunky crayons are perfect for beginning scribblers. Their larger size makes them easier to grip than normal crayons. Because they are made of 100% pure beeswax, they are the safest crayons. It’s nice knowing even if he sticks it in his mouth, it’s completely non toxic.
ALEX Toys Little Hands First ScribbleAges 2-5
Of course, he needs something to scribble on other than your new desk. With 50 activities inside, this little scribble pad is a great way to get your little one to scribble away. Unlike regular paper that easily rips, the pages inside are durably built for even the earliest scribbler. The coolest part? It’s a great place to collect his first scribbles.
Outdoor Toys for 1 Year Old Boys
Even little ones love toys that they can roll, bounce, throw, and catch both indoors and outdoors. Here are some fun activity toys for 1 year old boys.
Little Tikes Easy Score BasketballAges 18m-5
He goes in for the shot … and scores a SLAM DUNK! BOOM-shakalaka! The crowd goes wild. It’s incredible fun with the Easy Score Basketball designed for kids ages 1 – 5. The hoop can be adjusted to six different heights ranging from 2 – 4 feet. This basketball set includes an oversized rim and three junior sized basketballs. It’s perfect for developing social skills, motor skills, and eye-hand coordination.
Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether ToyAges 0-2
The Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether is a multiple toy award winner. It’s perfect for kids who are teething and need something to gnaw on. In addition it also features a gentle rattle to stimulate children up to 2 years of age. We only recommend hand washing this toy.
Sassy Developmental Bumpy BallAges 0-3
This is not your ordinary ball. It’s a sensory development ball featuring multiple textures, materials, and ratling sounds. The bright colors, patterns, and sounds will stimulate your child’s visual and auditory learning while developing motor skills and having a ton of fun tossing it around.
Little Tikes First SlideAges 18m-6
You may not need to go to the park with this slide. With a 3-foot long slide, it is the perfect height for adventurous kids. It’s not too tall but it’s tall enough to be fun. It has a longer sliding surface and more room to climb. The extended high side rails keep kids safe. The best part? It folds easily for easy storage.
Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Swing Ages 9m-4
What kid doesn’t love swings? For generations kids have enjoyed swinging in swings. Little Tikes brought the fun and enjoyment to life with the Snug ‘n Secure Swing. The design of the swing grows with your child. When they grow the T-bar can be removed. The locked into place shoulder harness securely keeps baby in the swing. It’s a durable swing perfect for indoor or outdoor use.
VTech Smart Shots Sports CenterAges 1-3
Does you child love active play? The Smart Shots Sports Center is suitable for active kids who love sports like basketball or soccer. The scoreboard keeps track of baskets made. One basketball and soccer ball are included. The set teaches letters, numbers, counting, and shapes. It also features over 50 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases to heighten the experience.
Little Tikes Totsports Easy Hit Golf SetAges 1-6
Little Tikes scores a hole in one with this toy golf set. The set includes 2 clubs and three plastic golf balls that are designed for toddlers. The clubs can be used by both lefties and righties. It comes will a golf cart that holds everything and can be wheeled around easily. It is literally a huge hit.
Melissa & Doug First Bead MazeAges 1-2
This classic toy is great to keep your 1 year old entertained while you are doing something else. The colorful beads not only invite play, but foster so many important developmental skills like eye hand coordination, imagination, problem solving, and more. The suction cups underneath make it perfect for a high chair. He will love pushing the colored beads around the twisted rollercoaster maze.
Little Tikes Easy Store Jr. Play TableAges 18m-5
Gather your friends for some fun in the sun! The Junior Picnic Table is perfect for little ones to enjoy meals with friends. Kids can talk with their friends or enjoy their favorite food together. The table has two benches and seats up to four children. The picnic table folds away for easy storage and no tools are required to setup or take down.
VTech Busy Learners Activity Cube Ages 6m-3
VTech’s Activity Cube is packed with fun activities to entertain for hours. Babies and toddlers can explore all 5 sides of this activity cube. Kids will learn animal names, animal sounds, shapes, and more! It is loaded with 25 songs and tunes to entertain little ones. The interactive features will develop baby’s motor skills. And parents will be happy that the toy is free of BPA so it is safe for their children.
Step2 Cascading Cove Sand and Water TableAges 18m-5
Explore fun and entertaining outdoor play with the Sand and Water Table. The table features two sides. One side holds 10 pounds of sand while the other holds 3 gallons of water. Kids can engage in fun, creative play with either sand or water. It’s like a day at the beach. The shade will protect your child from the sun while they can focus on having fun. Go ahead and have some splashing and building fun in the sun!
VTech Sort & Discover Activity Cube Ages 9m-3
The Activity Cube is like a dreamland full of fun activities for babies to explore and learn from. There are five sides loaded with activities: musical book pages, light-up piano keys, animal spinner, shape sorter, beads and gears, and interactive play with a monkey, bird and butterfly. Prepare yourself for over 75 songs, sounds, melodies, and phrases! Kids will learn colors, numbers, animals, and nursery rhymes. Your child will also build eye-hand coordination.
Hape Wooden Activity Play CubeAges 1-6
Explore a world of fun activities and entertainment for babies. The Wooden Activity Play Cube features multiple sides of play and adorable animal friends. The activities will spark your child’s imagination. The play cube is well-constructed, high quality, and safe for children. This toy has excellent play value!
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe First Swing Ages 9m-3
Generations of kids have ridden the classic Cozy Coupe. But have they ridden in this fantastic Cozy Coupe swing? This set easily attaches to an exisiting swing set. It features the classic Cozy Coupe with a steering wheel, horn, and wheels. The seat belt keeps baby safely inside the Cozy Coupe while riding. It’s perfect for first time riders up to 50 pounds.
Green Toys Sand Play SetAges 18m-9
While there are many fancy toys that make flashy noises, the pail and shovel is a toy that never goes outdated. It a great toy to play with outside in the yard or at the beach. This one from Green Toys is made from sturdy eco friendly plastic so it is built to last many years.
Melissa & Doug Turtle Ball PitAges 9m+
Hop into the Turtle Ball Pit for a world of fun. You get 60 balls to fill the ball pit. Once you fill it, you can squeeze, throw, or roll them. It’s non-stop entertainment for little ones 9 months and older. It’s the perfect gift for early childhood development emphasizing physical, cognitive, and social skills.
Even little kids love imitating mommy and daddy. These toys make unique gifts for 1 year old boys.Resembling real life objects, these pretend toys are sure to make your child’s imagination grow.
Fisher-Price Little People Caring Animals Farm PlaysetAges 1-5
Welcome to the Little People Caring Animals Farm! Songs, animals sounds, and phrases bring the set to life for little ones. Other cool features include lights, opening stall doors, and “hatching” of the chicks. The set includes Farmer Jed and his four farm animals to bring your farm adventures to life. It’s a playset sure to excite your 1 year old boy and ignite his imagination.
LeapFrog Learning Lights RemoteAges 6m-3
Ever notice how babies love grabbing the remote. Why not get them a fun remote of their own? Little ones will be entertained in a big way with LeapFrog’s learning remote. There’s fun on every channel with over 65 songs, tunes, and responses! The remote teaches kids first words, numbers, and even shapes. The toy is perfect for pretend play and it’s been designed for imitative play, where babies and toddlers copy their parents, and build fine motor skills.
Fisher-Price Little People Big Helpers HomeAges 1-5
With chunky characters, the Little People line is perfect for smaller kids. This house incredibly cool. It comes in several different variations. We love that it comes with a boy, girl, and pet dog. There are many buttons and interactive features. The best part? The toy encourages politeness, teamwork, and manners through its fun dialogue. He is going to love inviting all of his toys over to play in the house. The best part? It folds up, making it easy to store.
Fisher-Price The Beatles Yellow Submarine by Little PeopleAges 1+
Want to introduce your little one to the music legends, The Beatles? Now parents and kiddos can enjoy these adorable little bite-sized versions of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Star with this special edition celebrity Little People set. Styled after their signature looks from ‘Yellow Submarine,’ this is one set true Beatles fans won’t want to miss out on. Shhh … you can say it’s for the kids.
LeapFrog Chat & Count Smart PhoneAges 18m-5
Parents have smartphones. Why can’t kids have them, too? Now they can with the Chat & Count Smart Phone from LeapFrog. Learning is fun for kiddos with this smartphone. Explore over 15 fun activities with this smart phone — from singing songs about counting to exchanging calls with your pals Scout and Violet. Pressing any of the number buttons will allows kids to experience a cool animation. Children will develop social and conversational skills with pretend play and learn about numbers, counting, and phone manners. It’s a great toy that encourages imaginative, creative play!
Disney•Pixar Toy Story 4 Little People 7 Friends PackAges 18m-5
Little ones can relive the magic of Toy Story 4 with this adorable Toy Story 4 Little People 7 Friends set. Aren’t they the cutest little things ever?! They’re perfectly sized for your little one’s hands. This set includes Little People versions of your beloved Toy Story 4 characters: Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep, Forky, Rex, Bunny, and Ducky. A world of fun and adventures await.
LeapFrog My First Learning TabletAges 1+
Babies and toddlers can have their very own tablet with My First Learning Tablet. Through 25 pretend apps and activities and over 20 songs and melodies, this toy introduces little kids to numbers, shapes, colors, and more. It features a touch-sensitive light-up screen and kids can even swipe on-screen. Touch an activity icon to choose an activity to play or hear phrases, music, and sound effects, depending on the mode. There are 3 modes of play: Explore, Learn and Music. The 5 dock icons introduce kids to more phrases and sounds about greetings, time concepts, pretend play, and music. This is a cute toy that helps little ones feel big with a tablet all their own. They’ll love swiping on the screen and tapping the icons just like Mom and Dad. The lights and fun sounds make the learning play fun and engaging.
Fisher-Price Little People A Christmas StoryAges 1-3
Now your 1 year old can act out the entire Christmas story with this fun play set that recreates the birth of Jesus Christ. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s manger set but it is built for children to play with. All of the Little People characters are bulky which makes it easy for your one year old to grab and play with.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Servin’ Up Fun Food TruckAges 18m-3
Who needs a kitchen play set? If you are looking for that “Big Santa gift,” this is it. With this Food Truck play set, he can play “kitchen” and “drive.” There are a ton of different foods to prepare. He will prepare tacos, hamburgers, pizza, and smoothies for everybody. There is even a cash register for ringing up purchases. The cool part? The trash bin is actually a nifty shape sorter. It’s a toy that feeds the imagination.
LeapFrog Musical Rainbow Tea SetAges 1-3
Here’s a nice magical twist from LeapFrog on the classical tea party toy. This interactive musical tea set makes hosting pretend tea parties even more fun thanks to its interactive features. Press the teapot button and watch the pretend water gurgle, bubble, and light up inside as the teapot sings happy songs. Once the tea is ready, tip the teapot over for fun pouring sounds. There is pretend cake to go along with pretend tea. The coolest part? The tea level behaves realistically as you pour the tea.
WolVol Musical Learning WorkbenchAges 18m+
What could be more fun than a workbench featuring lights and sounds? With a variety of realistic looking tools from a hammer to wrench and screwdriver, kids’ imaginations will soar as they come up with fascinating DIY projects. There’s even an electric drill and chainsaw with realistic sound effects that bring the experience to life. No project will be too big or small.
Fisher-Price Learning KitchenAges 6m-3
The Learning Kitchen is built for fun and learning. Experience shape sorting fun in the refrigerator. The playset includes an imaginative and colorful kitchen complete with a stove, oven and sink. Baby will have so much cooking on the stovetop and making goodies in the play oven. It’s a fun, interactive kitchen playset for learning and building motor skills.
Little kids can get a smart home of their own. Like other Laugh & Learn products, it is designed to grow with your child. As babies crawl though the door, they enter a world of learning. There are so many different activities for baby to explore. Not only can they play pretend kitchen, but babies will learn numbers, shapes, weather, and more. The pretend fridge is actually a cleverly designed shape sorter. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s smart home.
Melissa & Doug Picnic Basket Fill & SpillAges 6m-2
Let’s go out and enjoy a splendid picnic! Baby can gather all the goodies — sandwich, fruit, and something to drink — in the basket. When you get to your destination — it’s time to spill them out and enjoy! The basket is transulcent so baby can see when the goodies are inside the basket. The goodies rattle, jingle, crinkle, and squeak. The set is made from durable, premium materials for years of active play and it is also machine-washable. It’s a great first development toy and it’s a fun travel toy with soft materials for baby. Perfect for pretend play and inspiring imaginations!
VTech Baby’s Learning LaptopAges 6m-3
Open a world of learning with the Vtech Baby’s Learning Laptop. The colorful design will appeal to babies. The laptop teaches shapes, objects, music, and feelings. The big keys make it look like a real laptop’s keyboard while the screen teaches early learning concepts. There’s even a teeny mouse — perfectly sized for little ones — that adds a nice touch. Baby can engage with over 90 songs, music, sounds, and phrases.
Stuffed Animals & Dolls
Through baby dolls and stuffed toys, boys learn to socialize, take care of siblings, and the importance of hygiene. These are important life lessons. Your little one will love cuddling, feeding, talking, and playing with these friends. Your child will love the cuddly affection that these stuffed toys provide.
Gund Animated Flappy The Elephant PlushAges 0+
Peek a Boo! There are many plush toys, but this adorable elephant comes to life singing and flapping his ears to the song “Do Your Ears Hang Low.” The best part? The elephant even covers his eyes to play peek a boo with your 1 year old. It’s almost too cute for even words.
Baby Einstein Octoplush Ages 3m+
Babies are encouraged to squeeze Octoplush. You can squeeze its head and legs. As you’ve guessed, he’s an octupus. There’s musical color discovery and language discovery. Octoplush will play melodies for babies when pressing its head. It’s a great toy for tactile development and color recognition. Octoplush speaks in English, Spanish or French.
Sesame Street Tickle Me ElmoAges 18m-4
After more than a decade, Tickle Me Elmo is back! This little cuddly friend created quite a toy craze back in the day. Elmo is softer than ever, features four levels of laughter, and more activation areas than ever. When kids tickle Elmo’s tummy or foot, he’s full of giggles and fun. He loves nothing more than to laugh! Haha! Hee! Hee! Keep tickling him for endless laughs and fun!
Gund Curious George PlushAges 1-5
Introduce your baby to Curious George, the most lovable monkey in the world. Millions of kids have played with Curious Geroge for generations. Curious George is so soft and cuddly you feel like giving him a great big bear hug. He is outfitted in his signature red outfit with his name and it is a 12-inch stuffed animal. Fans will get a high quality plush toy that meets Gund’s high standards of excellence.
Sesame Street Love To Hug ElmoAges 18m-4
Guess what … Love To Hug Elmo loves nothing more than to give out hugs. Based on the popular Sesame Street character, Elmo, Love To Hug Elmo is the perfect companion for your little one. He also talks and sings. Press his tummy to get hugs. He even speaks both English and Spanish. Kids will love hugging their little friend and taking him on all sorts of fun adventures.
Baby Stella First BabyAges 1-3
Baby Stella First Baby Boy is so cuddly soft. You just can’t help but want to squeeze him. He’s outfitted in an adorable striped blue and white onesie with a dinosaur. The embroidered features — facial features, belly button and toes — make it safe for baby. He loves nothing more than to cuddle with babies. It includes a removable cloth diaper and a magnetized, dino-themed baby pacifier.
Philbin Teddy BearAges 1+
Philbin is simply irresistable! He has such an innocent look on his face and you just feel the urge to give him a great big bear hug! It’s a beige colored teddy bear that is sure to bring smiles and go on amazing adventures with you child. Philbin is 18-inches tall and is made from high quality materials.
Corolle Bebe Calin Toy Baby DollAges 18m-3
Designed and styled in France, Calin is the perfect first baby for little daddies. His soft bean-filled body allows it to be posed and played with just like a real baby. Kids will naturally want to hug and squeeze this handsome fellow! He’s 12-inches tall and a bundle of fun!
GUND Elmo Stuffed AnimalAges 18m+
Elmo is one of children’s all-time favorite characters from Sesame Street. Introduce your child to Elmo for a world of fun and excitement. This stuffed Elmo is 20-inches tall and he’s sure to become your child’s favorite buddy.
Boo Stuffed DogAges 1-5
The Boo stuffed dog is perhaps the world’s most adorable dog! This is an authentic plush stuffed toy replica of the infamous Boo dog that has created an Internet craze. Boo is so soft and huggable. Kids will love petting Boos soft fur. They’ll want to love and care for Boo. Boo makes a great companion!
Manhattan Toy Snuggle Pod PeaAges 6m+
How cute is this? Your 1 year old will love hugging this super soft and cuddly baby doll. Available in different colors, the Snuggle Pod comes in a little cuddly sleeping pod from which it can be removed. It’s the perfect first doll and perfect for nurturing play.
Lamaze Disney Baby Toy Story Clip & Go PlushiesAges 18m+
Babies will have a fun friend with the Toy Story Clip & Go Plushies. Choose from beloved favorites like Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Rex and more. What’s cool? You can clip these plushies onto carriers and other products and your friend will always be within arm’s reach. Yeah, you’ve got a friend in these! Imagine all the fun adventures you’ll have together.
Bath time can become playtime with a few toys. Give that yellow rubber ducky a couple of new friends with these fun floating toys.
Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath ToyAges 4m+
Forget about squirting bath toys that get moldy. Made out of clear plastic, these little floating balls are sealed so no water can get inside. The little rattling toys inside the transparent balls will keep your 1 year old entertained in the bath. Not only do they float in water, they are the perfect size for little hands.
Munchkin Little Boat Train Bath Toy, 6-Ct
Everybody needs a fun bath toy in the water. Rubber duckies collect water and carry with them a mold hazard. We like these colorful little boats from Munchkin instead. There are so many ways to play with them. He will love pouring water between the boats. They can even be stacked. They are also perfect for rinsing the shampoo out of his hair.
Nuby Octopus Floating Bath ToyAges 18m+
This fun colorful octopus is sure to make bathtime more fun. There are no holes in the octopus so water can’t collect inside and cause mold to grow. In the water, the octopus floats and kids will love putting the little rings around his legs.
Boon Fleet Stacking Boats Bathing Toy Ages 9m+
There are plenty of ways to have fun in the bath. Stack ’em, rinse ’em, or watch ’em float! Parents can use them to rinse their baby. Parents can rest assured knowing that these are BPA, PVC, and phthalate free so they are safe for playing. This bath toy is also disshwasher safe. These are fun bath toys!
Skip Hop Zoo Stack and Pour BucketsAges 9m+
With fun animal faces on each one, these little colorful pour buckets are super fun in the tub. The easy to grip handles makes it easy for young children to grab and build fine motor skills. In the tub, kids can fill each one with water and drain the water out of each bucket to see the various sprinkling effects.
Boon Water Bugs with NetAges 9m+
Bathtime just got a little more fun with this bath toy. After you throw the little insects in a soapy bubble bath, one year olds will love using the net to scoop up the little plastic insects. This is great for their eye hand coordination and fine motor skills. Unlike other bath toys, the little insects don’t collect water inside so you don’t have to worry about mold.
Green Toys SubmarineAges 6m+
Made out of non toxic and environmentally friendly plastic, this little colorful submarine will bring many hours of undersea adventures in the bathtub. Not only does it float, it has a spout on the front of it that can be used in the bathtub for rinsing the shampoo out of your one year old boy’s hair.
Green Toys My First TugboatAges 6m-3
Welcome fun bathtime adventures! Make bathtime fun with My First Tugboat from Green Toys. Set sail on epic adventures. Will it survive the adventure? It’s all up to your child’s imagination! This classic tugboat is made from 100% recycled materials.
Puzzles & Games
At age 1, your child is probably starting to understand directions. Puzzles & board games are a great way to teach your child how to follow directions. Here are our favorite board games and puzzles.
ThinkFun Roll & Play Board Game Ages 18m+
Roll & Play is the perfect first board game for children. The game includes a plush cube and 48 game cards. Roll the cube and take note of the color on the face. Choose the corresponding color card and babies perform the activity on the card. For instance, “Make a happy face” or “Moo like a cow”. There’s countless learning opportunities with Roll & Play. It fosters creativity, active play, and gross motor skills. It’s wonderfully fun for the whole family!
ThinkFun Move & Groove GameAges 18m+
Here is game from ThinkFun that encourages your little one to move and shake. Similar to Roll & Play, it’s a game with simple directions. The game comes with a large plush cube with 6 colored sides on it. After the cube is rolled, kids pick up the corresponding colored card. Then they perform what is written on the card like “skip around the room.”
Fat Brain Toys Wooden Personalized Name PuzzleAges 6m+
This is no ordinary puzzle. Made of high quality wood, it can be customized with your child’s name. The letters are painted with beautiful pastel colors. He will love putting the letters of his name in the puzzle. It’s a great way to teach him how to recognize his name.
Melissa & Doug Construction Jumbo Knob PuzzleAges 1+
The first puzzle for your 1 year old should be a jumbo knob puzzle with only a few removable pieces. Jumbo Knob puzzles are a great way to build gross motor skills because they are easier to grab. This one features construction vehicles, but you can also get them with shapes, animals, and more.
The right gear can make your life so much easier. Here is some of our favorite baby gear.
Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor
With a 3.5-inch screen, the Infant Optics DXR-8 is a great way to monitor your 1 year old’s activity when you can’t be close by. With a great set of features and 2 swappable lenses, it has a great picture and sound compared to comparable models. The coolest feature has to be the remote pan and tilt feature which allows you to get a clear view of your child’s surroundings.
Graco Extend2Fit Convertible Car Seat
Now that your child is officially a toddler, you want to choose a convertible car seat. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that your child rides rear facing until 2. With tons of leg room, the Graco Extend2 fit is one of the best car seats for 1 year olds because it supports up to 50 pounds in the rear facing position. This means that your child can ride longer and safer in this position.
LILLEbaby Child Carrier
For babies up to 45 pounds, the versatility of LILLEbaby carrier allows you to carry your baby in multiple positions. The best part? The thick shoulder and lumbar straps give you great support that your back will thank you for later. The breathable mesh material means you will stay cool even while running errands in the sun.
Graco Pack ‘n Play Playard
The Play and Pack playpen from Graco is one of the most versatile playpens on the market. Thanks to its unique design, it is easy to setup at home or even take on the road and set up anywhere. You can take it wherever you go whether you are going on vacation or grandma’s house.
Skip Hop Pronto Changing Station
The portable Changing Station from Skip Hop allows you to change your baby anywhere you go. While it folds up compactly, when you open it up, it provides a waterproof surface that you use to change your baby’s diaper. Throw this essential in your diaper bag.
Skip Hop Grand Central Diaper Bag
With a trendy tote design, this diaper bag from Skip Hop is built for mom’s on the go. With 11 different pockets, you won’t believe how much of stuff you can fit inside. This thing is huge. The 3 different compartments keep everything neat and tidy. If you are looking for a diaper bag, this is the one to get.
At about 1 year old, experts recommend that your toddler start sipping from a cup. Here’s some gifts that will make mealtime a lot easier.
Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup
The Munchkin Miracle cup is a great way to teach 1 year old boys how to drink from a cup. The unique spoutless design allows your child to drink from anywhere around the rim just like a real cup. The best part? You don’t have to worry about any spills since the cup automatically seals when it is not in use. No wonder they call it the Miracle cup.
Fisher-Price Healthy Care Deluxe Booster Seat
This booster seat from Fisher Price turns any dining chair into a high chair, saving a ton of space. The coolest part? You can take it anywhere with you. With three adjustable height settings, it even grows with your toddler. Simply remove the tray and it functions like booster seat.
Graco Blossom 4-in-1 Convertible High Chair
With a host of features, this 4 in 1 high chair from Graco is one of the most versatile on the market. With a ton of seating options that holds up to 60 pounds, it’s designed to grow with your toddler until they can sit in a standard chair . The wheels underneath make it easy to slide around and the removeable tray makes it easy to clean.
When your child is learning to sip with a real cup, a good waterproof bib can seem like a lifesaver during mealtime. With an adjustable Velcro strap, this adjustable bib is designed to catch the messiest spills with its unique pocket design.
Adding a few things to the room is a fun way to give the playroom more life and character.
Personalized Star Map Print
There are a ton of stars in the sky and they never line up exactly the same way. Now you can get a snapshot of how the sun, stars, and planets were aligned on the night that he was born with this custom star map. Simply include the date, time, and location of the event. You can even add a custom quote. The star map is printed on 100% cotton based paper. You are going to want to frame and hang this thoughtful gift up on the wall.
Cloud B Tranquil Turtle
Kids don’t have to fear the dark anymore! With Tranquil Turtle, kids get a great nightlight that helps reduce their fear of the dark. This turtle provides an underwater light effect. Hands-down it’s one of the best night lights for kids as it is so calming and kids will love it!
Personalized Monkey Growth Chart
This beautiful monkey growth chart allows kids to easily track their growth progress. The coolest part? You can personalize it free with your son’s name. All you need to do is hang it up. Who knew tracking your child’s growth could be so fun!
Baby Boys Name Wall Decal
Wouldn’t it be cool to personalize your son’s room with his name on the wall? Available in different colors, this customizable wall decal means that he will never forget the spelling of his name.
Baby Care Play Mat
The baby play mat is beautifully constructed. One side of the mat features magical islands surrounded by water. The flip side features colorful letters of the alphabet with graphics. The size of the playmat is similar to a queen size bed. It’s free of BPA, lead, and phthalate so it’s safe for baby.
SoftTiles Play Mat
This is a cute foam play mat featuring safari animal characters. The play mat measures 78-inches x 78-inches and it has 2-foot square patterns with an animal inside. There are a variety of colors and styles to choose from to match your décor. It’s a soft, durable, high quality mat that kids will love playing on.
Little Tikes Bright ‘n Bold Toy Chest
Wondering where to keep all your baby’s toys? This toy chest is the perfect solution for storing all your baby’s favorite toys. It has 6 cubic feet of storage. The toy chest’s lid is detachable and there are two removable storage bins under the unit for smaller toys. It’s fun, colorful and good quality.
3 Sprouts Storage Box
With fun whimsical designs, this adorable fabric storage box is a cute way to keep your child’s room organized. You can store everything from toys to clothing inside.
Thomas Pillow Pal
Thomas Friends can enjoy this soft and comfortable pillow pal. It’s so cuddly soft. Kids can play with Thomas and when they are ready to rest or sleep they can lay their head on it as a relaxing and comforting pillow. It’s made of soft plush microfiber material and it’s about 20-inches long.
4-Piece Sesame Street Toddler Set
Got an Elmo fan? Decorate their room with this incredible 4-piece Sesame Street Elmo-themed set. The pieces included are a comforter, fitted sheet, flat top sheet and pillow case. They are made of 100% polyester microfiber. Kids can learn their ABC’s and numbers with Elmo! They are sure to love this!
Paw Patrol Paw Patrol Calling All Pups 4-Pc Toddler Set
Paw Patrol fans will love decorating their room with this fantastic Paw Patrol themed 4-piece toddler bedroom set. The set includes a reversible bedspread, fitted and flat sheets, and a pillowcase. Made of 100% polyester, it’s machine washable. It’s a fun and colorful set for young boys sure to bring any Paw Patrol fan a smile from ear to ear.
4-Piece PJ Masks Toddler Bed Set
Your PJ Masks fan will be ecstatic to receive this wonderful 4-piece PJ Masks Toddler Bed Set for his room. The complete set includes a reversible quilted bedspread, flat sheet, fitted sheet, and double-sided pillow case. The set is machine washable and it’s a great way to add a colorful dash of personality to his room.
Rockin’ Rider Charger 2-in-1 Pony Ride-OnAges 1+
Giddy up for fun pony adventures! Kids will love riding their very own realistic looking pony. It’s got a soft, plush body and rocks back and forth – simulating riding a pony. It features 6 phrases and sound effects and even sings a song, “I’m a Little Pony.”
Step2 My First Christmas TreeAges 18m-5
Now little ones can decorate a Christmas Tree of their own with this one from Step2. It’s sure to make the holidays merrier. This play Christmas Tree comes complete with accessories and a cute mini train. The best part? There are no ornaments to break –it’s completely safe for kids. Ring in the holidays in style.
Toy Safety Guide
Use this quick tip guide to choose safe toys for 1 year old baby boys.
Look for “phthalate, BPA, and PVC” free toys
Plastic labeled #3 as it typically contains lead and phthalates
Toys made in USA, Japan, Canada, and Europe are generally safer
Plastic labeled #7 which may leach BPA.
Fabric should be untreated cotton, hemp, or wool
Plastic labeled #1 which is found in plastic water bottles.
Choose products made from natural materials
Toys treated with flame retardants or labeled flame resistant
Painted toys should be labeled nontoxic
Old toys that may contain lead paint
Wooden toys should be certified by FSC or SPF
Pressed wood due to toxic glue
Choose toys made with solid woods instead of pressed wood
Permanent markers and paint
Use the toilet paper rule to identify toys that can present a choking hazard
Play cosmetics as most of them contain heavy metal
Look for toy brands committed to environmentally friendly materials
Vinyl toys which contain lead and phthalates
When in doubt, contact the manufacturer to inquire about BPA, PVC, or phthalates
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