Here are some awesome recommendations of what you can buy for your one-year old. Also as you baby is nearing one, you will be attending several first birthday parties of other babies from your play-date groups. You could use these as gifting ideas!!
Books & Flashcards
Although most babies are introduced to books since 3 months of age, typically this is the age they start developing a fondness towards books. Board books with big bright pictures are a great idea, kids can never have too many.
Flashcards of animals, fruits, vegetables and first words could be useful as this is age for kids to develop identification and communication skills. Read our article on Introducing books to your baby
Blocks of different shapes and sizes are an excellent development tool for babies. It encourages a child’s creativity and motor skills. You can get blocks made of different materials like rubber, wood, plastic and cloth.
The perfect toy for one-year olds. There are a wide range of good quality shape sorters available. It is an essential toy for every toddler as it helps them to develop problem-solving skills giving them a sense of accomplishment.
Kids are put in the swimming pool around this age as the danger of infections are now lower. Swimming attire, floats of different types and life jackets could be useful.
Push Toys & Walkers
As the child is learning to walk, push toys and walkers could be useful toys. You could buy multipurpose walkers that can be used over a longer time period.
Parents typically never buy this for their own baby as we try to be too logical. But when you are gifted one, you would definitely appreciate it.
With kids being so fascinated with their parent’s phones, a toy-phone could be useful.
The perfect way to make bath time into fun time.
Toy tents, tunnels and inflatable pools
A lot of fun for one year olds, but please ensure that the parents have space for these in their house.
Gift Cards and Vouchers
When you are not sure what the kid likes or already has, this is best way out. Buy a gift card of a leading toy or baby store in your city or on-line portals.
Suggestions by our readers are welcome. Please post them in the comment box below!!