Best Toys And Gifts For 1 Year Olds 2017

Best Toys And Gifts For 1 Year Olds
Here are the best toys and gifts for 1 year olds that experts say will support sensory and motor skill development.

Finding the best toys for one year olds can be difficult. Tots at 1 year old are at the turning point in their development. If he’s is not already, your baby is starting to walk, talk, play, and get into a bit of trouble. Whether you are shopping for Birthdays Gifts, Christmas Gifts, boys, or girls, we rounded up the safest, educational, and most entertaining toys. What are the best developmental toys for 1 year olds? Anything that they can move, manipulate, and won’t fit in their mouth will likely be a huge hit.

To find the perfect toys for this age, we listened to many development specialists. Based on their feedback, we proudly present the best gifts for 1 year olds. From age appropriate books to stacking toys, we’ve selected the best learning toys and educational toys for your 1 year old that will help your baby’s developing sensory and motor skills.

Books For 1 Year Olds

Books For 1 Year Olds

Even though your child might not be able to read just yet, it’s never too early for story time. Books appropriate for this age group include not so wordy language, hard to destruct pages, and interactive elements. Consider board books which are nearly indestructible. Through reading, even young children can learn basic language by trying to figure out what the pictures and the words mean. 1 year olds will likely get a kick out of these books.

Lamaze Cloth BookAges 0+Lamaze Cloth Bookcheck price

This cute cloth book from Lamaze is a great introduction to reading. Kids will love exploring the pages with this soft plush book. As you turn the pages, there are little peek-a-boo flaps that open up, revealing different fabrics and crinkly textures. It’s all very clever and the rhyming nature makes it fun to read out loud.

First 100 WordsAges 1-3First 100 Wordscheck price

The First 100 Words is a great picture dictionary for infants. Inside the book, it has got so many objects that you see around the house, outside, in the zoo, and in so many more places. The pictures are bright and colorful. Each page is themed, with similar words grouped together. You can even play fun games with the book like “show me where the dog is.”

Giraffes Can’t DanceAges 4+Giraffes Cant Dancecheck price

Jungle boogie. Can Giraffes dance? Gerald is a clumsy Giraffe with thin legs made for standing still. Once he gets moving, he trips all over himself. Everyone in the jungle can dance except poor Gerald. That is until he meets up with a friend who inspires Gerald to dance like James Brown. The fun rhyming story is complimented by the wonderful watercolor artwork, which makes this book a joy to read out loud. The story is about finding your own rhythm even if you are different. Tango with this fun book.

Goodnight MoonAges 1-4Goodnight Mooncheck price

Goodnight Moon is a classic children’s book that is the perfect book for putting children to bed. The book is beautifully illustrated and features lovely poetry. Children will discover a beloved tale about a little bunny who wishes goodnight to its room, moon, and all of the things in its room. This board book edition is perfectly designed for little hands.

Dear ZooAges 1-4Dear Zoocheck price

This children’s classic is about a boy who just wants a pet from the zoo. The zoo sends him all sorts of animals that don’t make great pets until finally sending the perfect pet. The fun part is lifting up all the flaps and seeing the various animals the zoo sends. Children will love making the various noises that the animals make. The language is simple and perfect young ones.

Where Is Baby’s Belly Button?Ages 1-4Where Is Babys Belly Button?check price

Peek-a-boo. This fun board book encourages kids to lift the flip out flaps to search for baby’s eyes, feet, ears, mouth, and belly button. Kids will love pulling back the flaps to look under a hat, cup, shirt, and cat. It is impossible not to giggle when you lift off the first flap to reveal baby’s eyes under the cap. The bright and eye catching artwork brings alive the interactive game of hide and seek.

Little Blue TruckAges 0+Little Blue Truckcheck price

Beep! Beep! Beep! This cute book about friendship is the perfect bedtime story for 1 year olds. The friendly little blue truck beeps along as he meets up with animals along the way. When he gets stuck in a puddle, the animals come to his rescue. Children will love chiming in with the animal and vehicle noises: Baaa! Moo! Quack! Fun fonts highlight the sound effects. It has a beautiful rhyme and rhythm that makes it fun to read out loud. At the end, they might even want to do it all over again.

Dr. Seuss Board Book SetAges 3m-2Dr. Seuss Board Book Setcheck price

Who doesn’t love Dr. Suess? This is the perfect gift set to introduce young kids to the world of Dr. Suess. It contains 4 abridged versions of Dr. Seuss classics: Hop on Pop, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!, Ten Apples Up On Top!, and The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. These are perfect versions to read to little ones with well made sturdy cardboard pages.

Touch and Feel: FarmAges 2-5Touch and Feel: Farmcheck price

In this touch and feel book, kids will visit the farm and its many animals. Little kids will explore the various textures of their favorite animals. Pet a dog’s fur, stroke a baby chicken, and tickle a soft kitten, and many more. Kids will love exploring while building early language skills.

First 100 colors, abc, & numbersAges 1-3First 100 colors, abc, & numberscheck price

One year old babies will learn letters, numbers, and colors with this early learning children’s book. The book is full of vibrant colors and pictures to solidify their knowledge. Babies and toddlers will quickly build their vocabulary with this engaging book.

Letters to My BabyLetters to My Babycheck price

With 12 fold and mail letters, mothers are encouraged to capture memories of their baby’s first years, reflecting on their hopes and dreams for their loved one. You write now, read later, and treasure the memories forever with this heirloom-quality keepsake. It’s the greatest gift imaginable — an expression of mother’s love — and it’s a keepsake children can treasure forever!

Pout-Pout Fish Big-Big Dark Ages 3-6Pout-Pout Fish Big-Big Dark check price

Kids will love traveling underwater with this fun tale about a fish who promises to recover Ms. Clam’s pearl. He’s fast, strong, and smart. The only problem? He’s afraid of the dark. It’s a very real fear that most children have. With colorful illustrations and a lighthearted sense of humor, the book follows Mr. Fish as his bright eyed ocean friends help him keep his promise and find his inner courage. The message is clear: Even if we have weaknesses, when we can work together we overcome anything even the dark.

Ten Tiny ToesAges 1-3Ten Tiny Toescheck price

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes. Here’s a fun spin on the classic rhyme. The book encourages kids to get up and move. In the book, the little boy along with his teddy bear point out the various body parts in a fun rhyming and repetition pattern. Mouth, ears, eyes, nose, arms, belly, legs, and ten tiny toes. What a fun way to learn about the body!

VTech Touch and Teach Elephant BookAges 1-3VTech Touch and Teach Elephant Bookcheck price

How cool is this book shaped like an elephant? This is mostly a learning toy. Kids will have fun learning their Abcs, numbers, shapes, and colors with this 16 page interactive book. There are 3 modes of play including learning Abcs, reading, and music modes. Kids will love pushing the light up buttons and flipping the pages as they explore all the sights and sounds. The sound effects bring the animals to life. Turn the page to learn.

Stacking And Nesting Toys

Stacking And Nesting Toys

There is something about stacking objects on top of each other or fitting them into another that gives 1 year olds a kick. Stacking and nesting toys help babies develop spatial relations. They can be stacked high in a tower and just as easily be taken down, which builds imagination. Here are the top stacking baby toys.

Fisher-Price Stack and Explore BlocksAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Stack and Explore Blockscheck price

Kids will love stacking as well as exploring these fun blocks from Fisher Price. These fun blocks teach kids numbers and sizes, while building eye hand coordination and problem solving skills. With five blocks, kids will enjoy stacking these blocks up high or nesting them inside each other. There are fun discoveries on each side of the blocks including fun animals, numbers, and interesting textures.

Green Toys My First StackerAges 6m-3Green Toys My First Stackercheck price

There are so many stacking toys on the market that it is hard to choose. These are the best. There is no center post but thanks to the unique design these can easily be stacked on top of each other. Kids will have a blast stacking the pieces, knocking them over, chewing on them, and crashing them together. All Green toys are made from 100% recycled milk jugs. There are no external coatings or dyes, so you don’t have to worry about your child ingesting harmful chemicals.

Fisher-Price Light-Up Lion StackerAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Light-Up Lion Stackercheck price

Here is a great twist on the classic stacking toy by Fisher Price. Unlike traditional stackers, the rings can be stacked in any order, which is great for kids just figuring it out. The coolest part? As children stack the pieces, the toy lights up with a fun chime. The only thing we wish it had was an on/off switch for the sound.

Vtech Stack and Sing Rings Ages 6m-3Vtech Stack and Sing Rings check price

Babies and toddlers can gear up for fun with these stacking and singing rings from Vtech. As kids stack the colorful rings, the cute monkey encourages kids with fun sounds and songs. Babies will be entertained by over 40 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases. The textured rings promote tactile development for your baby. Babies will learn numbers, colors, shapes, and music with this fun stacking set.

Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Stacking BlocksAges 9m-3Melissa & Doug Ks Kids Stacking Blockscheck price

This is not your regular stacking toy. There are so many fun ways to play with it, allowing your child to grow with it in stages. There is stacking, nesting, and sorting. You can stack or nest the blocks, but each side of the blocks has something to explore including shape sorters. You can stack the blocks on top of each other into a tower and drop the shapes through the matching holes. It’s stacks of fun.

Shape Sorters

Nothing is more satisfying for little ones than matching a square peg with a rectangular hole. For young ones, sorting shapes is like a game of trial and error. Shape Sorters are great for a variety of reasons. It teaches hand eye coordination, dexterity, colors, and shapes. Even better they are tons of fun. Choose from classic peg in the hole toys or soft squishy sorting toys. Either way, your 1 year will be left with a smile with these fun shape sorters.

Take-Along Shape SorterAges 9m-3Take-Along Shape Sortercheck price

Mommy has her suitcase. Why can’t baby have one? For on the go shape sorting fun, here is a great shape sorting toy from Melissa and Doug. It’s like a little brief case of shape sorting fun. All the shapes fit inside the zippered bag with the handle though you do have to occasionally shake the bag so the pieces fall easily through. For more fun, there are fun crinkly flaps that children can lift and identify the various shapes. The cute dog on the zipper makes it fun to open and close the bag.

Green Toys Shape SorterAges 6m-4Green Toys Shape Sortercheck price

Made from recycled milk jugs, this eco-friendly shape sorter is a nice take on the classic sorting toy. Tots drop pieces through the saucer shaped top. There are 8 colorful shapes to sort. We like that the sorter doesn’t come apart easily thanks to its attached lid which means more time is spent sorting the blocks than flinging the pieces around. You just twist the top and bottom to open up the container. Because of this design, you do have to frequently dump out the pieces.

Tolo Toys Rolling Shape SorterAges 1-3Tolo Toys Rolling Shape Sortercheck price

Take the classic shape sorter and have it roll around on the floor and you get this fun shape sorting toy from Tolo. We like that there are so many ways to play with it. It can also be used on the tabletop like a regular sorter. The openings are color coded, making it easier to drop the correct shape in. The pieces are bright and colorful but big enough so your child won’t swallow them. The lid is easy to open but secures the shapes inside. There are six different shaped holes, three on each side. The individual shapes all rattle, making fun unique sounds. It effortlessly rolls on the floor, adding physical activity.

Manhattan Toy Dr. Seuss One Fish BowlAges 9m-4Manhattan Toy Dr. Seuss One Fish Bowlcheck price

Kids will love playing with the 5 fish inside or outside of the fish bowl for creative play. This is classic play with an endearing brand in Dr. Suess. Each fish makes different sounds – either a crinkle, rattle, bell, or squeaker. Which one will you get? Fantastic toy for teaching cause-and-effect and developing fine motor skills.

Blocks for 1 Year Olds

Blocks for 1 Year Olds

Every child should have a set of blocks because they are the ultimate creative toy. Blocks are not only great for creativity, they teach motor dexterity and coordination. At this age, kids will likely bang them together until they learn to stack them. Blocks are a toy that grows with your child. Your 1 year old will love building with these top rated toys.

Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building BagAges 1-5Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bagcheck price

Your little builder will love building stuff with this fun assortment of 80 colorful blocks. There are two themed sets with primary colors and pink themed colors. Even if they are not yet ready to “build” with blocks, this is a great starter set to introduce them to. Encouraging open ended play and imagination, there is an endless array of building possibilities that is only as large as their imagination. These Megablocks are oversized which is great for 1 year olds who still love putting stuff in their mouth. The specially designed wheel base is a whole lot of fun. You can make cars, planes, and just about anything with 2 wheels.

B. Toys B. One Two Squeeze BlocksAges 6m-3B. Toys B. One Two Squeeze Blockscheck price

One Two Squeeze Blocks are fun and colorful blocks that babies can play with anywhere! Stack ’em, squeeze ’em, even chew ’em and float ’em! They’re educational and feature fun animal shapes and numbers. Squeeze ’em to hear a squeeky sound for silly fun! The blocks come packaged in a handy and colorful storage bag.

Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Match & Build Soft BlocksAges 9m-3Melissa & Doug Ks Kids Match & Build Soft Blockscheck price

The Melissa and Doug Match and Build blocks includes 10 soft blocks and 4 triangular blocks that feature fun animals, colors, and numbers on them. Part of the fun is matching up the pieces. The blocks are soft, velvety, and lightweight so they can’t hurt baby. Because they are made of foam, towers that go boom are safe and won’t hurt.

Push and Pull Toys

Push and Pull Toys

Most children begin to start walking at the age of 1. A sturdy push toy can give them the confidence they need to start walking. Just be aware that some pediatricians don’t recommend walkers because walkers can tip over though most believe that walkers give you the benefits of walking without the risks of falling. At this age, be sure your child is ready for a walker and you are there to watch over them. Here are some favorite push toys and walkers to choose from.

Vtech Sit-to-Stand Learning WalkerAges 9m-3Vtech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walkercheck price

This is one of the most popular walking toys. Its compact size makes it easy to push around. We like that the VTech sit to stand walker can be used as a stationary activity center. The entire activity center can be snapped on and off and can be laid flat on the ground. It makes all sorts of noises and has various activities that teach shapes, colors, animals, music and more. There’s buttons to push and even a detachable phone. Once your child is able to stand up, it can also be adapted to a push toy with 2 settings on the wheels to control the speed.

VTech Turn and Learn Driver Ages 6m-3VTech Turn and Learn Driver check price

Babies will love getting behind the wheel with this thrilling playset. Kids will love watching as the cute dog moves along. Little ones will learn about animals and vehicles while engaging in fun, imaginative driving play. Fun features include a traffic light, signal lever with sounds and music, and a gear shifter that shifts up and down teaching opposites. It’s a fantastic baby gift with an emphasis on early education.

Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go MowerAges 18m-15Little Tikes Gas n Go Mowercheck price

Your little guy or girl will love to pretend to mow the lawn with this toy lawnmower from Little Tikes. No batteries are needed. Pull the lever to start the machine. Designed to work on flat surfaces, when it is pushed, it makes popping noises. Now if it could only really cut grass.

VTech Pull and Learn Car CarrierAges 1-3VTech Pull and Learn Car Carriercheck price

Toot! Toot! Load up the vehicles and move them out with this fun push and pull toy. The Vtech Pull And Learn Carrier is great for little ones that love trucks and rolling things around. Because you can pull it, it is great for children already walking. It introduces children to animals, numbers, colors, and music. It’s fun to push all the buttons to hear about all the different colors and numbers. Through imaginative play, you little one will develop fine motor skills.

Hape Walk-A-Long PuppyAges 1-3Hape Walk-A-Long Puppycheck price

Kids will love walking this toy dog with life like movement. As your tiny one trundles forward, this adorable wooden pup comes to life, wagging its tail, bobbing its head, and swinging its ears along. The range of motion is superb that you can even teach the dog tricks, by balancing the dog in various fun positions to mimic sitting, standing, or jumping. When you stop pulling him along, he will put his head down sniffing the ground.

Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Corn PopperAges 1-3Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Corn Poppercheck price

The Brilliant Basic Corn Popper is jam-packed with poppity-pop action! The colorful balls go pop, pop, pop inside the dome as kids push the popper along. It’s a classic toy with a sturdy design and it’s perfect for babies learning to walk. This must-have baby and toddler toy also teaches counting and visual tracking.

VTech 3-in-1 Care & Learn StrollerAges 2-5VTech 3-in-1 Care & Learn Strollercheck price

There is more than meets to eye to the toy stroller from VTech. This is a 3 in 1 transforming stroller walking toy. This toy helps your little one get on their feet with 3 ways to play. Transform the stroller by simply flipping or tilting the base. You can put the included little baby doll to sleep, feed her, and stroll along with her. Each mode has a variety of phrases, songs, and nutrition concepts.

Car Toys For 1 Year Olds

Car Toys For 1 Year Olds

Spark your 1 year olds imagination with fun vehicles that they can push which helps build their gross and fine motor skills. Here are great vehicle toys.

Melissa & Doug K’s Pull-Back Vehicle SetAges 9m-4Melissa & Doug Ks Pull-Back Vehicle Setcheck price

Your baby will love pulling these soft automobiles back and watching them go vroom across the floor. The set includes 4 vehicles. There’s a bus, fire engine, police car, and regular car. The lightweight and plush design makes them easy to grab and hold. The material can easily be taken off and cleaned. Best of all, these vehicles keep on moving, without ever needing batteries.

Green Toys Dump TruckAges 1+Green Toys Dump Truckcheck price

This dump truck from Green Toys features an eco-friendly design and is proudly made in the USA. In fact, it is made from 100% recycled milk jug plastic. For your child’s safety, the dump truck has no metal axels and contains no BPA and phthalates. Kids can focus on fun, creative play with the moveable dumper and big rolling wheels.

Green Toys Fire Truck Ages 1+Green Toys Fire Truck check price

This fire truck is pure fun for babies and toddlers. The fire truck features fantastic details like two removable ladders, and a roof ladder that raises and pivots a full 360-degrees. This fire truck will inspire creative and imaginative play indoors or outdoors with big rolling wheels and fun ladder play. The fire truck is made from 100% recycled plastic. It contains no BPA and phthalate And there are no metal axels so it’s safe for children.

Fisher-Price Sit ‘n Stand Skyway Ages 18m-5Fisher-Price Sit n Stand Skyway check price

The Sit ‘n Stand Skyway offers two incredible playsets in one! It can transform from a sit-at-roadway to a stand-up tower. The tower stands over 3-feet tall for sky high fun! Babies will be engaged with the vibrant colors and Little People Wheelie cars. The cars are perfectly sized for little hands. Kids will be entertained for hours with the spiraling tracks and fun, hands-on role play.

Fisher Price Lil Movers AirplaneAges 1-4Fisher Price Lil Movers Airplanecheck price

Fasten your seat belts and welcome aboard. Kids will take off with this Little People Lil’ Movers Airplane from Fisher-Price. It includes two Little People including a pilot and passenger. Pop them inside and load the cargo. Push down on the Little People in their seats for some fun sound effects that would appear on a real airplane. It’s time for takeoff. As kids roll the airplane forward, it plays back the special airplane music.

Melissa & Doug First Play Stacking CarsAges 1-3Melissa & Doug First Play Stacking Carscheck price

These beautifully designed wooden cars are stacks of fun for babies. It is fun to push them around and spin the wheels, but they can also be stacked on top of each other in any order. They are great for babies who love to put everything in their mouth. We like that there is nothing really that can break off. There are no small parts or sharp edges. All the dyes are child safe so you don’t have to worry about your child ingesting harmful chemicals.

Green Toys Elephant-on-WheelsAges 6m-4Green Toys Elephant-on-Wheelscheck price

Look it’s an elephant on wheels. Made out of recycled milk jugs, its part of Green toys’ Animals on Wheels line. There is an elephant, pig, and turtle. Thanks to its easy to grasp shape, tots will love rolling it back and forth. For babies just starting to crawl, it’s a great first car that will hold baby’s attention

Kid O Go CarAges 1+Kid O Go Carcheck price

This is a great baby’s first car. Little riders will love this uniquely shaped push and pull vehicle. The handle makes it easy for little ones to grasp and the rubber wheels make it easy to roll even on hardwood floor.

CAT Lil’ Dump Truck Ages 1-5CAT Lil Dump Truck check price

Featuring realistic CAT truck styling and a friendly figurine, babies are in for some awesome dump truck action! Babies can learn basic building with six construction blocks. The big wheels allow babies to roll over almost anything and the dump truck even features real dumping action.

Go! Go! Smart Animals Tiger Ages 1-5Go! Go! Smart Animals Tiger check price

Babies will have fun with this Go! Go! Smart Animals Tiger. It’s an educational toy that also encourages thrilling pretend play. 1 year olds can push him into adventure, sing along with it, and it even features interactive lights and sounds that bring it to life.

Ride-On For 1 Year Olds

Ride-On For 1 Year Olds

Once baby has mastered crawling, standing, and walking, parents can introduce their tot to foot to floor ride on toys. Children will love using their legs to push themselves around the house with these cool ride on toys. Here are the best ride on toys for 1 year olds.

Little Tikes Cozy CoupeAges 18m-5Little Tikes Cozy Coupecheck price

For years, the Cozy Coupe was how little kids got around. The big eyed vehicle with a happy face continues to speed along generation after generation. The cozy car has been redesigned for even younger kids. With the floorboard in place, parents can push younger kids around. Remove the floorboard and the fun begins as the car is now kid powered. There is now an ignition switch, a door lock, an opening gas cap, and a real working horn.

Step2 Whisper Ride IIAges 18m-4Step2 Whisper Ride IIcheck price

Buckle up in the hottest ride for 1 year olds. This looks like a really cool car but it can be pushed around like a stroller. The rubberized wheels allow it to be much quieter. We love the cup holders which allow either mommy or daddy to bring along a beverage. Prop open the engine for additional storage. There is a safety belt to keep kids secure. Kids will love pretending to drive with the pretend steering wheel with working horn. Now only if something could drive mommy and daddy around.

Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N TrikeAges 9m-5Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll N Trikecheck price

Radio Flyer’s 4-in-1 Stroll ‘n Trike offers a versatile design with four different ways to ride. First, there’s the infant trike, steering trike, learn-to-ride trike, and classic trike. The 3-point harness system and high back seat ensure the safety of your child. The Steer and Stroll push handles allow for easy maneuverability and the canopy offers UV protection for your baby and is removable.

VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet TrainAges 1-3VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Traincheck price

All aboard the Alphabet Train! This toy grows with your child. Its versatile design allows you to use it as a floor toy, a ride-on, baby walker, or a pull wagon. With 13 double-sided alphabet blocks, babies will learn letters, numbers, colors, animals, and more! And for creative role play fun there’s a Walkie-Talkie and number pad. Kids can even sing along to songs on the Alphabet Train.

Fisher-Price Power Wheels Batman Lil’ Quad Ages 1-3Fisher-Price Power Wheels Batman Lil Quad check price

This is a cute battery operated four wheeler that looks like something Batman would ride. It is controlled by a simple push button. With this fun ride, Batman fans can fight crime in Gothman and beyond.

Little People Music Parade Ages 1-3Little People Music Parade check price

Let the parade officially begin! With the Little People Music Parade Ride-On, babies can play a variety of fun instruments, including the trumpet, drums, saxophone, and tuba. Kids can even play 5 different marching parade tunes for incredible fun.

Little Tikes Scoot Around ElephantAges 1-3Little Tikes Scoot Around Elephantcheck price

With 3 modes, this friendly blue elephant grows with your child. It allows children to drop colorful balls down its trunk, transforms into a walker to steady your child’s first steps, and then evolves into a ride on. Its upbeat look, cheery colors, and friendly face make you feel like you are in the circus.

Vtech 2-in-1 Learn and Zoom Motor Bike Ages 1-3Vtech 2-in-1 Learn and Zoom Motor Bike check price

Zoom! Zoom! Zoom away in this stylish learning motor bike from Vtech. This bike adapts to your child. It can transform from a tricycle into two-wheeled motor bike. The learning bike teaches objects, colors, shapes, and road safety. Babies will be entertained with over 70 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases.

Fisher-Price Power Wheels Paw Patrol Lil’ QuadAges 1-3Fisher-Price Power Wheels Paw Patrol Lil Quadcheck price

Now this is our kind of ride. The classic Paw Patroller ATV now comes in a size that little ones can ride. It’s operated by a simple push button. Put your feet up on the cool footrests, zooming ahead at 2mph for four wheeled fun.

ScuttlebugAges 1-4Scuttlebugcheck price

This lady bug looking ride on is as adorable as it is fun. It’s an ideal toy for babies ready to move beyond walking. The non scratch caster wheels let kids ride it without scratching the floor indoors. The coolest part? We love that the bug can be squashed flat, simply by folding it. This makes it easy to be tucked away for storage just about anywhere.

Hot Wheels Thomas with Track Ages 1-3Hot Wheels Thomas with Track check price

All aboard the choo choo train. Kids will be delighted to hop on this cool Thomas The Tank steam engine. The vehicle is simply operated with the press of one push button. It only goes 2mph which is perfect for little train riders. While there is no reverse, the train can be steered left and right with the red steering wheel bar.

Prince Lionheart Wheely BugAges 18m+Prince Lionheart Wheely Bugcheck price

The wheely bug is one of the most adorable riding toys. It comes in 2 different sizes. There are 6 different fun animals to choose from. What makes it so fun? With its four caster wheels, this kid powered cute little bug spins, moves sideways, and back and forth.

Educational Toys for 1 Year Olds

Educational Toys for 1 Year Olds

Electronic educational toys are very popular because babies are drawn to their blinking, flashing, vibrating, and beeping. In small doses, these electronic toys will keep baby happy.

LeapFrog My Pal Violet Ages 6m-3LeapFrog My Pal Violet check price

How cool would it be if a toy could recognize your child’s name and favorite things? While super soft and cuddly, this is no ordinary teddy bear. My Pal Scout is a customizable cute puppy teddy bear. With a computer, you can personalize the teddy bear to learn your child’s name, their favorite food, their favorite animal, and even favorite color. You can even pick out five of your favorite songs for it to play when you push its paw. As your little one is playing with him, he will reference their favorite things. The little guy says the most adorable things like, “I love you (your child’s name.)” Along with up to 40 songs, there are over 15 activities to engage with that teach colors, first words, and numbers.

Fisher-Price Smart Stages PiggyAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Smart Stages Piggycheck price

Cla-Ching! Here is a fun piggy bank that teaches numbers, counting, colors, animals to young ones. There are two modes: number mode and music mode. Press piggy’s nose and he’ll start singing. When you place the colorful large coins inside, he’ll count from 1 to 10. When you’re done, have him count them again. On the music mode, it will play different songs when you place the coins inside like a jukebox.

Fisher-Price Dance & Move Beat Bow Wow Ages 9m-3Fisher-Price Dance & Move Beat Bow Wow check price

Beat Bow Wow dances and moves to the music with head-bobbin’ and ear-wigglin’ action! To show he’s happy to see you, Beat Bow Wow will wag its tail back and forth. Babies will be entertained with over 25 learning songs, tunes, and phrases. It even teaches counting and colors. Beat Bow is fun-filled with lights, music, and action!

LeapFrog AlphaPupAges 1-3LeapFrog AlphaPupcheck price

Meet AlphaPup – your baby’s new best pal. AlphaPup introduces babies to letters and words. It even teaches early phonics and vocabulary. Walk the pup to hear the ABCs song and learn the alphabet and fun sounds. Hear fun doggie phrases and sing along to fun learning songs. It’s pull-along ABC fun with AlphaPup!

LeapFrog Sing and Play FarmAges 6m-3LeapFrog Sing and Play Farmcheck price

Who wouldn’t want to grow up on a farm? What better way to learn vocabulary than on a farm with fun animal friends. Kids can build fine motor skills with the LeapFrog Sing and Play Farm. There are sliders to slide, a light switch, a key to turn, doors to pull, buttons to push, and a push knob on the roof. There are four interactive sides with fun surprises to be found everywhere. There’s even a little handle on top to carry it around for on the go fun.

Fisher-Price Puppy’s Activity HomeAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Puppys Activity Homecheck price

What if puppies had homes? You get just that with this toy from Fisher Price. It is designed just for babies building their fine motor skills. It comes with a little puppy and his pet frog. There are 3 modes of play:learning, music, and imagination. There are doors to open, a light switch, buttons, and roller balls. With 40 activities, this is a busy home. The roof opens up to store the little puppy and his frog friend inside. There is even a little handle on top that makes it easy to carry around.

Music Toys For 1 Year Olds

Music Toys For 1 Year Olds

The number thing on any one year’s to do list is making lots of noise. It allows them to be noticed. They love a toy that clangs, beeps, bops, or plays music. Give your child these great options.

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical ToyBaby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toycheck price

You know those times in the car when baby won’t stop crying the entire time? This toy is a miracle. This musical toy features classical music that sounds like it is straight out of Disneyland. It’s got a big button that baby can push to cycle through the 7 tunes that would make Mozart proud.

Munchkin Mozart Magic CubeAges 0m+Munchkin Mozart Magic Cubecheck price

The Mozart Magic Cube teaches kids how sounds are combined to create eight different Mozart masterpieces. This colorful interactive cube features violin, harp, French horn, piano, and flute instrument sounds. The bright colorful design and lights will appeal to little musicians. With a simple press, kids can add or subtract instruments or be delighted by a full orchestra featuring all five instruments. Great music toy for budding young composers.

Neptune Ocean OrchestraNeptune Ocean Orchestracheck price

When they made this toy turtle, they took Mozart and stuffed him inside. It’s got lots of lights that stimulate baby. Press the large button on top and the turtle will play a classical song. Kids will love pressing the button and running away only to come back and press it again when the song has ended. In our favorite mode, you can isolate the various instruments from the Orchestra to create your own composition.

Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Step ‘n Play PianoAges 9m-12mFisher-Price 4-in-1 Step n Play Pianocheck price

Your baby will have a blast interacting with this fun 4-in-1 Step ‘n Play Piano. Play the colorful piano and move to the beat with a soft keyboard mat. Modes include short-play, long-play, or a mode where baby creates the music. For visual and audio stimulation, light-up drums are included to enhance the play experience. The set features over 20 activities to engage baby with lights and sounds. Three songs are also included to promote early music learning when baby is ready.

Remo Floor Tom DrumRemo Floor Tom Drumcheck price

Your little one will love banging on these drums with or without the mallets. They are great for banging, bashing, and shaking. Pretty soon mom and dad might want to join the band.

Hohner Kids GlockenspielAges 1+Hohner Kids Glockenspielcheck price

The Hohner Kids Toddler Glockenspiel is a fun xylophone for kids. Each key is colored a different color. The xylophone produces a pleasant sound with accurate tuning and perfect pitch. A child-safe mallet is included for playing the instrument. The toy is free of BPA, lead, and phthalate so it’s safe for baby. It’s a fantastic way to introduce your child to the world of music.

Hohner 4 Piece Baby BandAges 3m+Hohner 4 Piece Baby Bandcheck price

This wonderful, cheerful, and award-winning 4-piece Baby Band from Hohner includes four musical instruments – a mini rainbow shaker, baby maraca, baby rattle, and cage bell to create an entire baby band! Great for those play dates! Featuring high quality and great sound quality, the Baby Band delivers a fantastic musical experience for little ones. The instruments are perfect for baby’s little hands. The toys are free of BPA so parents can rest assured they are safe for baby to play with.

Fisher- Price Soothe & Glow SeahorseAges 6m-4Fisher- Price Soothe & Glow Seahorsecheck price

This is the cutest little seahorse. His face is so cute. He’s super soft and cuddly. Turn the lights down and this soothing toy will glow in the dark, playing soothing and relaxing music. He makes fun ocean noises. After 5 minutes the music fades out while the light dims out. Before long, your baby will be asleep and you might be to.

VTech Zoo Jamz PianoAges 18m-4VTech Zoo Jamz Pianocheck price

Learn music and build with this fantastic zebra piano. It plays music, lights up, and allows kids to create, play, and sing along. Little musicians will love making music with this toy piano. Play the piano, violin, xylophone, or saxophone. Kids can follow the light up keys to learn the basics of playing a piano. As kids press the keys, kids will be encouraged to dance along to the music. This music toy features over 100 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases to entertain kids. It’s great for building budding musicians.

Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Crayola Palm-Grip CrayonsAges 1+Crayola Palm-Grip Crayonscheck price

Crayola Palm-Grip Crayons are designed for little hands to express, create, and connect with color. Palm-Grip Crayons are solid non-toxic crayon colors in a fun, easy to grasp shape. These whimsical art tools are full of color, help your child grow creatively, and are made to last toddlerhood!

ALEX Toys Little Hands First ScribbleAges 2-5ALEX Toys Little Hands First Scribblecheck price

My First Scribble activity book from Alex Toys encourages kids to just scribble! The activity book features 50 fun scribbling pages and 70 stickers to inspire kids. It’s fantastic for promoting creativity and allowing your child to express themselves.

Honeysticks 100% Pure Beeswax CrayonsAges 1+Honeysticks 100% Pure Beeswax Crayonscheck price

Honeysticks are natural, non-toxic, and safe crayons designed for kids. In fact, they are all-natural – made from pure beeswax and non-toxic pigments. Their large design makes it easier for little hands to handle. They are hard to break and kids love their wonderful honey smell! It’s a fun set to develop your child’s creativity.

Crayola Fingerpaint KitAges 1+Crayola Fingerpaint Kitcheck price

This Crayola Fingerpaint Kit is a creative activity designed for little hands. They are the perfect tools for babies and toddlers to express, create, and connect with color. The washable paint easily washes off and the E-Z Squeeze bottles are designed for little hands. While learning through colorful play, watch as your child’s creativity, confidence and independence grow!

Active Toys

Active Toys

Get kids active and moving with these fun toys.

Sassy Developmental Sensory Ball SetAges 6m+Sassy Developmental Sensory Ball Setcheck price

This Developmental Sensory Ball set features three balls to stimulate your baby’s touching and auditory skills. Baby can explore the bold colors, high contrasts, and textures. Shake the rattle beads to stimulate your child’s hearing. Encourage baby to feel the tactile bumps on with the squishy plastic ball. It’s a fantastic set that develops baby’s visual, hearing, and touch skills while encouraging them to engage in active play.

Little Tikes Easy Score BasketballAges 18m-5Little Tikes Easy Score Basketballcheck price

Score with this basketball hoop from LittleTikes that grows with your child. It comes both in pink and blue. The post adjusts from 2 to 4 feet. The hoop can be used indoors and outdoors. It’s a slam dunk.

Vtech Sort & Discove​r Activity Cube Ages 9m-3Vtech Sort & Discove​r Activity Cube check price

The Sort and Discover Activity Cube is jam-packed with entertaining activities. Little ones will love exploring seven fun activities and they’ll learn about colors, numbers, animals, music, and more. Engaging activites include a piano, shape sorter, shape blocks, animal spinner, beads and gears, musical book to read, and interactive play with cute animals. Babies will develop eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills.

Green Toys Sand Play SetAges 18m-9Green Toys Sand Play Setcheck price

It’s time for fun in the sun at the beach or park! With this bucket, shovel, rake and sand mold, babies can join in on the fun with exciting sand play! Endless creative possibilities exist with this fantastic outdoor playset. Build sand castles, load up a dump truck, go on digging adventures, the possibilities are endless. The set is safe for kids, containing no BPA, PVC, or phthalates. And the set is eco-friendly made from 100% recycled materials and made in the USA.

Vtech Smart Shots Sports CenterAges 1-3Vtech Smart Shots Sports Centercheck price

Shoot, score, and learn with the VTech Smart Shots Sports Center. This is a cute active toy that lets kids play both basketball and soccer. A small play basketball and soccerball is included. For young ones not familiar with sports yet there are buttons to press, but what we love is that this toy gets kids up and moving. The coolest part? It has an animated scoreboard that cheers kids on. It’s a GOAAAAALLL!

Step 2 Cove Sand and Water TableAges 18m-5Step 2 Cove Sand and Water Tablecheck price

Have a little fun in the sun with this Sand and Water Table from Step 2. It is great for imaginative active play. You can put sand on one side and water on the other. For young ones you can put water on both sides because it drains on both sides. There’s a removable umbrella shade for hot sunny days.

Fisher-Price Grow to Pro Junior Basketball Ages 18m-3Fisher-Price Grow to Pro Junior Basketball check price

1 year olds are encouraged to get active with the fantastic Junior Basketball set from Fisher-Price. The set adapts as your child grows, offering four height positions with a max height of 40-inches. The Sure Score rim makes it easier for your little one to build confidence as they score and play. The Sure Score rim may be removed. This is slam dunk fun for babies!

Vtech Busy Learners Activity Cube Ages 6m-3Vtech Busy Learners Activity Cube check price

This Learners Activity Cube features 14 interactive features and 5 sides that encourage exploration and teach animal names, animal sounds, and shapes. The early learning cube features motion sensors that play fun sounds encouraging active play for baby. Baby will be entertained with 25 fun songs and melodies. The toy is free of BPA so it is safe for baby.

LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical TableAges 6m-3LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Tablecheck price

Little ones will have a blast playing with this musical table from LeapPad. There are 2 modes of play. You simply turn the page to switch between learning and music mode. In learning mode, each of the instruments will introduce kids the numbers, colors, shapes, and more. When you switch it to music mode, it becomes a little symphony of instruments for little ones. There is a piano and even drums. We like that it can sit on the floor and the legs can be attached once babies start standing.

Fisher-Price Puppy Learning TableAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Puppy Learning Tablecheck price

There are various activities built into this table. With 60 songs and phrases, there are plastic pages to turn, a play counting phone, and small keyboard. It grows with children. Babies can use this on the floor without the legs. We love its versatility.

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe First Swing Ages 9m-3Little Tikes Cozy Coupe First Swing check price

The Cozy Coupe First Swing is a fun first swing for babies. It easily attaches to existing swing sets and features the classic Cozy Coupe styling that you know and love. Push the horn on the steering wheel for added fun! A safety seat belt keeps kids secure while having a delightful experience. The swing supports riders up to 50 pounds.

Fisher-Price Smart Stages Crawl CarAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Smart Stages Crawl Carcheck price

Although this looks like a car, this is not really a riding toy. With 3 stages of play, the Laugh & Learn Crawl Around Car is actually a stationary play set that is shaped like a car. There are so many things to do both inside and outside of the car. Babies will crawl and move around the car. There’s a shape sorter built into the door. Kids can climb in, turn the key, honk the horn, or spin the steering wheel. With 75 songs and sounds, there is a lot to explore including classic songs like the “Alphabet song.”

Hape Country Critters Play CubeAges 1-6Hape Country Critters Play Cubecheck price

Your little one will be busy with this fairly large animal themed wooden activity center from Hape. There are various activities to do on each side of the cube. There’s a bead, maze, shape sorter, a ball coaster, and more. There even a mallet for pounding action. The colors are so bright and vivid and each of the activities is well thought out.

Gund Stuffed Rattle BallAges 6m+Gund Stuffed Rattle Ballcheck price

The Gund Stuffed Rattle Ball is a colorful and cheerful educational 7-inch ball for babies and toddlers. Babies will learn color names and have interactive entertainment with the ball’s rattle and rolling ball play. Embroidered detailing ensures the safety of your baby. The ball is made from high quality plush material and it will bring years of joy and delight.

Melissa & Doug Classic Bead MazeAges 1-2Melissa & Doug Classic Bead Mazecheck price

The Classic Bead Maze is an educational toy with fun colors and a roller coaster shaped bead maze. Babies will be entertained while swooping and sliding the beads along the maze wires. It’s a great toy for developing color and shape recognition and building fine motor skills.

Little Tikes Picnic Table with UmbrellaAges 18m-5Little Tikes Picnic Table with Umbrellacheck price

Have some picnic fun with Little Tikes’ Easy Store Junior Picnic Table! It’s perfectly sized for younger children and seats up to four children, supporting a maximum weight of 50 lbs. A stylish umbrella provides UV protection so the sun won’t spoil the fun. The table offers a sturdy build and can be folded for storage.

Pretend Play

Pretend Play

Your little one is probably imitating everything you do, why not give them toys to get their little imaginations going. Here are pretend toys that will make even mommy jealous.

Fisher-Price Animal Friends FarmAges 1-5Fisher-Price Animal Friends Farmcheck price

The Little People are taking over the farm. Little ones who love animals will love this cute set which features 7 fun animal figures. Open the door, to hear the fun barn tune. The barn opens up for fun imaginative play. It’s fun to drop animals down through the chute. When you’re done, everything closes up so you can put the animals neatly inside.

Vtech Baby’s Learning LaptopAges 6m-3Vtech Babys Learning Laptopcheck price

Mommy is always typing away on her laptop. With this mini laptop, baby can pretend to do his or her work by pressing the keys. It is super cute. It’s even got a rolling mouse that cycles through the alphabet. With 3 modes of play, it teaches numbers, ABCs, Spanish and more. Press the keys and it will display stuff on the little LCD screen.

LeapFrog Learning Lights RemoteAges 6m-3LeapFrog Learning Lights Remotecheck price

Where is the TV remote? Who changed the channel? Instead put this pretend TV remote on the coffee table for baby to take. It looks like a real remote, but when you press the buttons it doesn’t change the channels or turn off the TV. It teaches her about colors, shapes, and the weather. You can get back to watching reruns of your favorite soap opera.

Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess BelleAges 18m-5Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Bellecheck price

Welcome to the wonderful world of Disney Princess with Belle and friends. This Little People set includes Belle and her three friends and they are perfectly sized for little hands. Play with them at the Disney Princess Songs Palace for magical fun! Babies will bring their fantasies to life with this beautiful characters from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Collect all your favorite Little People and build your collection.

Musical Rainbow TeaAges 1-3Musical Rainbow Teacheck price

Tea parties have never been more fun. This happy teapot encourages children to count along as it pretends to heat up the tea, glowing in fun rainbow colors. The teapot will sing a fun song as the tea bubbles. The most fun part? When you tip the teapot over, the make believe tea behaves so realistically, making a fun pouring noise. Cake please? Children can even match the color of the tea to the cake slices. Lift the lid and the teapot makes an adorable sound.

Chat and Count Cell PhoneAges 18m-5Chat and Count Cell Phonecheck price

Do you find your kid always grabbing your phone? Why not give her a mini version? This is the perfect substitute. Your little chatterbox can make pretend calls and punch the buttons to hear numbers and songs.

LeapFrog Chat & Count Smart PhoneAges 18m-5LeapFrog Chat & Count Smart Phonecheck price

Now babies can talk and learn on their very own smartphone! This Chat and Count Smart Phone teaches numbers, encourages creative, imaginative play, and develops critical social skills as well as communication skills. Babies will sing along to fun songs and learn to count to 10 plus more! Explore over 15 fun activities, hear voicemails, and call your pal Scout or Violet for fun imaginative play.

Fisher-Price Sis’ Smart Stages PurseAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Sis Smart Stages Pursecheck price

Mommy carries her purse everywhere? Why can’t baby? This pretend purse from Fisher-Price is a lot of fun for baby. It is a toy so the opening to the purse is pretty narrow, but it is still great for imaginative play. Learning adapts as your child grows.

Fisher-Price Learning KitchenAges 6m-3Fisher-Price Learning Kitchencheck price

There is a new chef in the kitchen. Now babies can cook in their own kitchen as they learn shapes and more with this creative role playing toy. When the toy is closed, it is a fridge. As soon as you open it up, it turns into a little play kitchen. For shape sorting fun, it’s cute that the food items are actual shapes like a triangular carrot, a square milk jug, and a circular bottle. It comes with various shaped props that when placed correctly in the kitchen will activate a song. The whole toy closes up for easy storage. Mom will want her own.

WolVol Musical Learning WorkbenchAges 18m+WolVol Musical Learning Workbenchcheck price

Babies can have a workbench of their own just like Daddy! This adorable learning toy features bright, fun colors and lights, music, and engineering sound effects to entertain. Features enhancing your child’s pretend play include an electric drill, chainsaw, and bench clamp. The shape sorter teaches the shape names when inserted into the correct hole.

Fisher-Price Little People A Christmas StoryAges 1-3Fisher-Price Little People A Christmas Storycheck price

This Little People Deluxe Christmas Story is a wonderful set for children to celebrate Christmas. The set comes complete with 12 Little People figures, including Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus among others. Children will engage in imaginative Christmas story play with interactive features, such as a light-up star that plays music!

Melissa & Doug Picnic Basket Fill & SpillAges 6m-2Melissa & Doug Picnic Basket Fill & Spillcheck price

Grab the baby we are going on a picnic with this soft plush picnic basket and play food. There’s a banana that you can peel back, a watermelon that squeaks, and an ice cream cone that is a rattle. By far the most exciting thing is the main course, a sandwich. The sandwich has multiple layers that stick on with velcro. Super fun! It more fun than making an actual sandwich.

Stuffed Toys

Stuffed Toys

Introduce your baby to a new soft friend. A plush toy gives your child a chance to develop emotional skills, while offering friendly snuggles in the dark.

Gund Animated Flappy The Elephant PlushAges 0m+Gund Animated Flappy The Elephant Plushcheck price

Your child will be simply amazed and full of smiles and giggles when they first experience this wonderful baby elephant come to life right before their very eyes! This Flappy Elephant features animated ears and sings a song to entertain kids. It even plays peek-a-boo with babies. Kids will naturally want to hug this soft plush pal because it will fill them with pure delight!

Baby Einstein OctoplushAges 3m+Baby Einstein Octoplushcheck price

With Octoplush enter a world of musical color discovery! With 3 languages (English, Spanish, and French), it’s also about language discovery. Babies will develop tactile learning by exploring multiple textures and learn about color. Babies can hug the Octoplush to hear classical melodies. It’s a great toy for encouraging color recognition, music discovery, sensory interaction, and language discovery.

Gund Elmo Stuffed AnimalAges 1m-5Gund Elmo Stuffed Animalcheck price

Who could resist giving this large 20 inch plush version of Elmo a hug? There are no fancy electronics inside him. Just big soft fun. He is shaggy and cute and looks just like Elmo. Little ones will love taking their new best red friend around.

Gund Curious George PlushAges 1-5Gund Curious George Plushcheck price

Who doesn’t love monkeys? Kids won’t be able to resist hugging this super soft plush monkey. At 16 inches, he’s a great size but still small enough to carry around.

Gund Philbin Teddy BearAges 1+Gund Philbin Teddy Bearcheck price

You’ve got a friend in me. This is probably the cutest teddy bear ever. Look at his big droopy face and sympathetic expression. At 12 inches, he is just asking to be hugged over and over again. His fur is super soft and he is as squishy and huggable as he looks.

Boo Stuffed DogAges 1-5Boo Stuffed Dogcheck price

The world’s cutest dog makes the world’s cutest toy. He looks just like the real thing right down to his fluffy tail. Little ones will love petting him as they go on their many adventures together.

Gund Superman GriffinAges 1-5Gund Superman Griffincheck price

It’s everyone’s favorite superhero – Superman! This 12-inch Griffin stuffed dog dons the Man of Steel’s Superman costume complete with a cape and embroidered with the famous ‘S’ logo. The superhero costume is movie-accurate and will please fans of DC Comics. Griffin has got to be the cuttest little dog and babies are simply going to love him! He has soft plush fur and is perfect for hugging and taking on fun-tastic superhero adventures!

Baby Dolls

Baby dolls make some of the best gifts for 1 year old girls. There is nothing better for a one year olds development than a baby doll. Yes, even boys. Little ones love taking care of their baby dolls. Baby dolls are packed with so much potential to build cognitive, fine motor, language, and social skills. Pretending to change clothes, feeding, bathing, grooming, and hygiene are all important life skills. By role playing, one year olds can practice before they incorporate these lessons on themselves or siblings. Here are our favorite baby dolls.

Manhattan Toy Baby Stella PeachAges 1-6Manhattan Toy Baby Stella Peachcheck price

Your 1 year old baby will love squeezing this adorable baby doll from Manhattan Toy. So soft and cuddly, she’s wearing the cutest pajamas and comes with her own stuffed pacifier and cloth diaper. The pacifier sticks to her mouth when placed near it thanks to a magnet. Aww! Sweet dreams.

Gund My First DollyAges 1+Gund My First Dollycheck price

This baby doll from Gund is your child’s perfect first baby doll. The doll is soft and cuddly. Hug your doll to show her you love and care for her. When you squeeze her, she simply loves it. She is perfect for bedtime or riding around in a play stroller.

Baby Stella First Baby BoyAges 1-3Baby Stella First Baby Boycheck price

Now even baby boys can train to be a father with this adorable baby boy doll. Baby Sam is the perfect playmate. He’s got on a boyish dinosaur onesie that is too cute. The doll is so adorable and soft. Kids will love the magnetic pacifier that sticks to his mouth. You can even change his little diaper.

Charming Pastel Baby DollAges 18m-5Charming Pastel Baby Dollcheck price

This soft 12 inch baby doll looks so life like. Though her head, arm, and legs are made out of plastic, her body is soft and cuddly with a calming vanilla scent. She has on the cutest outfit with a nightcap. Put the toy doll to sleep and it closes its eyes. It makes a great first doll.

Manhattan Toy Snuggle Pod PeaAges 6mt+Manhattan Toy Snuggle Pod Peacheck price

This 12-inch Sweet Pea in a pod is the perfect first baby doll made of super soft materials that make it hard to put down. It’s perfectly sized for little hands. The soft snuggle doll can be removed from the pod and it is crafted from high-quality materials. Sweet Pea promotes the development of nurturing skills for baby. Available in a variety of colors and designs.

Calin Sky Baby DollAges 18m-6Calin Sky Baby Dollcheck price

Cailin Sky is the cutest little baby boy doll. He is the perfect first baby doll for boy or girl babies and preschoolers. He is filled with soft beans, allowing kids to pose him and play with him just like a real baby. Clearly, this doll has been crafted with a ton of love and care. He is fun to hug, snuggle, and take along on baby adventures.

Bath Toys For 1 Year Olds

Bath Toys For 1 Year Olds

Splish-splash, we are taking a bath. Give that rubber ducky some company with these fun bath toys that require your little one to be active instead of passive.

Nuby Octopus Floating Bath ToyAges 18m+Nuby Octopus Floating Bath Toycheck price

Octopus Hoopla is a fun and colorful bathtime pal ready to bring fun and delight to your child. It floats in water and includes three rings to toss for some fun in the tub! The fun colors and shapes help to stimulate baby’s senses. The bath toy also develops baby’s eye-hand coordination with the ring game. Since it is free of BPA, the toy is safe for your child.

Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath ToyAges 4m+Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath Toycheck price

The Float and Play Bubbles Bath Toy features two fun characters and two toys that spin and rattle for fun bathtime play. The bubbles float in water and stimulate baby’s visual, auditory, and touch senses. As babies reach, hold, and shake the bubbles, it develops baby’s eye-hand coordination. This is bubbly bathtime fun!

Boon Water Bugs with NetAges 9m+Boon Water Bugs with Netcheck price

The Boon Water Bugs is a floating bath toy. The set includes three different colored bugs and a net. While in the bathtub, babies can try to catch the bugs as they float around in the water. Will your baby catch ’em all?! It’s a fun bathtime set that develops eye-hand coordination.

Skip Hop Zoo Stack and Pour BucketsAges 9m+Skip Hop Zoo Stack and Pour Bucketscheck price

Get squeaky clean with this fun bath toy from Skip Hop. These colorful zoo character buckets can be stacked, pour water, and sprinkle water. The set includes 5 buckets with three different sprinkle effects. Not only will little ones find it fun to watch the water pour through the holes, but also the buckets are great for pouring water on baby and rinsing their hair.

Skip Hop Dunck Stacking Bath ToysAges 10m+Skip Hop Dunck Stacking Bath Toyscheck price

These stacking ducks are a nice spin on the classic rubber ducky. Baby will love watching them float around the tub. It is fun to fill them with water and pour it out. They are great for rinsing baby’s hair. We love how they stack neatly on top of each other, which makes for easy storage.

Boon Fleet Stacking Boats Bathing Toy Ages 9m+Boon Fleet Stacking Boats Bathing Toy check price

These boat bath toys encourage playful, interactive bathtime fun! The set includes five stacking Boon Fleet Boats. Babies can stack ’em, pour from ’em, scoop with ’em, and even create a rain effect with ’em! The bath toys are safe for kids – free of BPA, PVC, and phthlate. Make bathtime fun time!

Green Toys My First TugboatAges 6m-3Green Toys My First Tugboatcheck price

Get ready for water filled fun with this ecofriendly tugboat made of milk cartons. It’s actually a cleverly designed pouring toy with a spout on the front. Your babe will love sailing it around, dunking it under water, and pouring water out of it.

Green Toys SubmarineAges 6m+Green Toys Submarinecheck price

This Green Toys Submarine brings incredible fun to bath time! It floats great in the bathtub or pool and allows kids to have some thrilling fun with water in the pool or tub. It is eco-friendly since it is made from 100% recycled materials and is proudly made in the USA. It’s dishwasher safe and safe for babies – free of BPA and phthalate.

Puzzles & Board Games

Puzzles & Board Games

Thinkfun Roll & Play Board Game Ages 18m+Thinkfun Roll & Play Board Game check price

The Roll & Play Board Game is the perfect first game for baby. The award-winning game provides limitless learning possibilities! The game is simple to play and involves rolling a soft plush colored cube. After rolling a color, you select a card with the corresponding color and perform the action, such as ‘Sing a song’, ‘Giggle and laugh’, or ‘ROAR like a lion’. It’s a game that builds creativity, active play, and gross motor skills for baby.

Thinkfun Move & Groove GameAges 18m+Thinkfun Move & Groove Gamecheck price

Based on the award-winning Roll & Play Game, Move & Groove is the perfect first dance game for babies and toddlers. Designed for parent and child to play together, the dance moves build confidence while promoting creativity, active play, and gross motor skills.

South Bend Woodworks Wooden Name PuzzleAges 6m+South Bend Woodworks Wooden Name Puzzlecheck price

For a more personalized puzzle experience, South Bend Woodworks offers a customized wooden name puzzle with up to 9 characters. These wooden puzzles are handcrafted in the USA and are safe for kids. They feature fun colors and letters from your child’s name. Choose from primary and pastel colors. Great gift for babies and toddlers.

Melissa & Doug Construction Jumbo Knob PuzzleAges 1+Melissa & Doug Construction Jumbo Knob Puzzlecheck price

Melissa & Doug offers a variety of interesting and fun wooden knob puzzles for babies. The wooden knobs are easy for little hands to grasp and the puzzles features fun colors and scenery to engage baby. It’s perfect for developing baby’s visual perception and eye-hand coordination.

Baby Gear

Baby Gear

Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby MonitorInfant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitorcheck price

This video baby monitor from Infant Optics allows parents to keep an eye on their baby from a distance. It’s one of the best-selling video baby monitors. The monitor features a large 3.5-inch color LCD display and it is activated with sound. Battery life ranges from 6-10 hours and it features remote pan, tilt, and digital zoom. It’s the first monitor with an interchangeable optical lens.

Graco Pack ‘n Play PlayardGraco Pack n Play Playardcheck price

The Pack ‘n Play Playard is a great portable playpen for babies. It features a durable frame and automatically folding feet and wheels, making it perfect for travel. Kids will enjoy playing or sleeping in this playpen. Moms will love that it also features a convenient carrying bag and wheels.

Skip Hop Pronto Changing StationSkip Hop Pronto Changing Stationcheck price

This Portable Changing Mat allows you to change your baby wherever you travel. The station folds up compactly into a bag with several convenient pockets. And when you open it up, it provides a waterproof surface to change your baby. Add this essential kit to your diaper bag.

Graco Extend2Fit Convertible Car SeatGraco Extend2Fit Convertible Car Seatcheck price

This convertible car seat is one of the best car seats for 1-year-olds. The AAP recommends children under 2 years of age ride rear-facing. Your child can ride rear-facing in the vehicle. With 5-inches of extra legroom and capable of supporting riders up to 50 lbs, the seat allows your child to comfortably ride longer. As your child grows they can ride front-facing.

LILLEbaby Child CarrierLILLEbaby Child Carriercheck price

The LILLEbaby Child Carrier offers incredible versatility with six different positions so parents can carry their baby during all seasons. Six positions include fetal, infant, face out, toddler, hip and back. It supports babies and infants up to 45 lbs and was voted as the most comfortable baby carrier. If you need a baby carrier, this is the one to get. Available in a variety of colors to match your style.

Skip Hop Grand Central Diaper BagSkip Hop Grand Central Diaper Bagcheck price

Skip Hop’s Grand Central Diaper Bag is where style meets functional. It’s a trendy tote bag that is big. You won’t believe how much can fit in this bag! It features 11 pockets and 3 compartments to keep everything neatly organized. Skip Hop offers a wide assortment of styles to fit your needs. If you need a diaper bag, this is the perfect one to get.

Mealtime

Mealtime

Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer CupMunchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cupcheck price

This Miracle 360 Trainer Cups from Munchkin features a dentist-recommended spoutless design. The set of two trainer cups holds 7 oz of liquid and they are BPA free, ensuring the safety of your child. Spills are no longer a problem with the innovative 360-degree drinking edge. When your child stops drinking, the cup automatically seals itself. The handles are easy for little ones’ hands to grasp. They are easy to clean and are dishwasher safe.

Bumkins SuperBibBumkins SuperBibcheck price

The Bumkins SuperBib 3-Pack includes three waterproof, stain- and odor-resistant bibs for babies. They are easy to wipe clean and even feature a nifty catching pocket. The bibs are machine washable and air drying is recommended. These bibs are safe for baby, free of BPA, PVC, lead, and phthalate. Available in a variety of colors and styles for both baby boys and girls.

Graco Blossom 4 in 1 Convertible High ChairGraco Blossom 4 in 1 Convertible High Chaircheck price

The 4-in-1 Convertible High Chair Seating System from Gracco offers a practical and versatile solution for parents with babies and toddlers. It’s a high chair, infant feeding booster, toddler booster, and youth chair all-in-one! It adapts to your growing child with an innovative design. Feeding your child will be easier with six adjustable heights. Supports kids up to 60 lbs and 40 lbs for the high chair.

Fisher-Price Healthy Care Deluxe Booster SeatFisher-Price Healthy Care Deluxe Booster Seatcheck price

The Healthy Care Deluxe Booster Seat from Fisher-Price is a great solution for baby to join the family at the table. The seat is easy to clean with no crevices for crumbs to fall into. It has a feeding tray with a snap on lid to keep the surface clean. A three-point harness system ensures the safety of your baby. The booster seat offers three height adjustments to grow with your baby.

Room Décor

Room Décor

Here are great gifts for the playroom.

Cloud B Tranquil TurtleCloud B Tranquil Turtlecheck price

What a great twist on the standard night light. This toy makes your room go under water by shooting underwater light effects on the walls and ceiling of your little one’s room while your baby falls asleep. It even plays soothing sounds and music. There is something so magical to falling asleep under water.

Tree of Life Growth ChartTree of Life Growth Chartcheck price

This beautiful gender neutral growth chart is the perfect way of watching your child grow. It’s hand crafted with a gorgeous Tree print and made of high quality wood. It is something that you will keep forever on the wall, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Baby Care Play MatBaby Care Play Matcheck price

What better way to play on the floor than this large high quality playmat from Baby Care. At almost 7″ X 5″, it is huge. It comes in 7 fun themes from Tropical Islands to Abcs. It has a cushioned surface so no matter whether baby is rolling, falling, or jumping on the mat, he is safe.

SoftTiles Play MatSoftTiles Play Matcheck price

Playtime has never been more fun than with this gorgeous eye catching interlocking playmat from Soft tiles. Whether your child is learning to crawl or walk, this mat will provide cushiony fun. Offered in a variety of fun patterns, the bold patterns and colors provide a level of sophistication that can easily match with any decor.

Little Tikes Primary Colors Toy ChestLittle Tikes Primary Colors Toy Chestcheck price

Say goodbye to toys on the floor with this Toy Chest from Little Tikes. While it sort of looks like a toy, the colors are nice and it holds a good amount of toys with 6 cubic feet of storage.

Elmo Upholstered ChairElmo Upholstered Chaircheck price

Honey, I shrunk the chair. It looks like an expensive chair but kid-sized. While it is upholstered with plush foam padding and embroidered with our favorite pal Elmo, it looks and feels very good. Not only does this chair for young tots look cozy, your little one will love to read, sit back, and just enjoy his afternoons with this chair.

Baby Boys Name Wall DecalBaby Boys Name Wall Decalcheck price

Add a touch of personalization to your baby boy’s room with this custom wall decal with your baby’s name. The decal measures 24-inches long by 10-inches tall and it is also available in multiple sizes up to 48″ x 16″. The decals are available in a variety of colors to fit your room’s decor. This decal rocks!

3 Sprouts Storage Box3 Sprouts Storage Boxcheck price

Add a fun and stylish storage box to your child’s playroom. The storage box is perfect for most shelving units and it measures 13″ x 13″ x 13″. It’s made from 100% polyester and you can store and organize your baby’s toys with this fun storage solution. Available in a variety of different characters like dragons, unicorns, and peacocks.

Thomas Pillow Pal Thomas Pillow Pal check price

One year old babies will love cuddling with their Thomas the Tank Engine Cuddle Pillow Pal. He is made from ultra soft microfiber material with a soft plush feel. He measures about 20″ long. Babies will love taking it along with them and sleeping with their new cuddly pal.

Baby Girls Name Wall DecalBaby Girls Name Wall Decalcheck price

These girls wall decals are the perfect addition to any girl’s room. They allow for adding an element of personalization to your baby girl’s room. These cute decals are available in two sizes: 16″ L x 26″ W and 20″ L x 36″ W. They are available in fancy letters for stylish presentation and they are available in a variety of cute colors to match your girl’s room decor.

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One Response to Best Toys And Gifts For 1 Year Olds 2017

  1. Laura June 15, 2016 at 10:10 pm #

    I’m looking for the description of a toy I was given to us a gift, with no instructions, as it was used. It is like a turtle shape, for blue legs on the bottom green flat-ish turtle shape on top it appears to open and prop up. I don’t know what it does or its purpose. Thank you!

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