Shopping for a baby's first birthday is easier than you might think. For a one year old, the world is a fascinating place with new discoveries every day. But babies still have individual tastes and you'll sometimes be surprised by what they find interesting and what they don't.
Not all toys are created equal. There are so many toys, books and more to choose from, how do you know what gift has true quality and what the little one will like? The best way I've found to shop for my toddler is to listen to other parents. On this page you will find gifts guaranteed to please baby and parent. I've created a collection of only the best. If what you are looking for isn't here, I've provided more links to explore. You're sure to find the perfect gift for baby's first birthday.
This is a perfect gift for a first birthday. Your baby will learn ABCs, 123's and parts of the body, plus enjoy 10 songs and games. Dog bone collar lights up to the music. The sing-along songs and fun activites are geared towards early learning. Parents and babies love it. Age Range 6 to 36 Months. From Amazon.com
It's a learning fiesta for your little one. This interactive, bilingual activity table engages and entertains your baby for hours. There are songs, melodies, twinkling lights and real instrument sounds, plus lots of things to spin, roll, slide, open and close. The table plays over 40 songs and melodies so your baby stays entertained while exploring. From Amazon.com
Now that Christmas is over you no longer have to take out a loan to afford the Tickle Me Elmo! This little guy is so cute and nearly guaranteed to produce giggles from you little one year old. This Elmo goes through three different series of giggle sessons, falls, down, gets back up, slaps the floor and holds his tummy. Batteries included. From Amazon.com
The falling water action from this WaterWheel Play Table encourages creative exploration with cause and effect learning. This imaginative water play center encourages hours of outdoor fun. Pour water into the wide funnel, and activate the water wheel which then spills into the inner and outer harbors. Two molded-in sections function as canals, boats, lakes, harbors and more. From Amazon.com
This is one of those great toys for keeping baby busy in the kitchen while you are cooking dinner. Much more fun than those magnetic alphebet letter, and less to clean up. Mix and match the animal pieces and listen to animal names, sounds, songs and animal facts. You can take it off the fridge and play with it on the floor. Batteries included. From Amazon.com
This multi-award-winning ride-on is the perfect gift for young ones! A patent rubber bounce suspension is low to the ground, and provides a safe, quiet ride that both toddler and parent can appreciate! A safety saddle keeps little riders secure and can be removed for older riders. Children love the pony's ears that make crinkle sounds! Best of all, the fabric body can be removed and washed. From Amazon.com
The Spin & Discover Globe is designed with your littlest explorer in mind. It spins easily with tiny hands and keeps baby learning with animals that press, turn and spin on their home continents. Bounce with a kangaroo. Swing with a monkey. Or fly around the world again and again in baby's own airplane! The Spin & Discover Globe gives little globetrotters lessons in colors, animals, animal sounds, and music. From Amazon.com
5 energetic songs play when baby bounces. Fun finger activities on the handlebar with gymnastics characters that provide visual stimulation. Clear roller ball that lights up and plays music. 5 fun SFX that play over songs to encourage baby to keep bouncing. Recommended Age Range 12 to 36 months. From Amazon.com
This award-winning ride-on rocket features retro styling and Radio Flyer dependability. The classic red steel body is safe and durable. Kids love the astronaut and space sounds, vibrating motor action, clicking nose cone, and light up panel and after burner. Comfortable no-slip seat and covered front wheels make this car safe and sturdy. From Amazon.com