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!
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.”
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.
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.