Ideas for a 1 year old birthday gift.
When a child is one the parent’s are over the moon they may have a party but at 1 year old the little one may be bewildered.It doesn’t understand to blow out candles upon request etc so buying a gift they will appreciate at this tender age of 1 can get a little difficult.
Lets have a look at what a 1 year old will be doing in terms of developmental milestones. This will give you a better idea what to buy thats more age appropriate.
- Sits unaided can play with toys sitting up so toys that baby can explore problem solve such as shape sorters.Toys that crinkle make sounds can explore soft textures,discover,large wooden bricks.
- baby will be standing to feet or taking first steps push along toys, clatter phone,pullalong catterpillar.
- sturdy dolls pram little tikes type. baby will love to carry cuddly toys and dollies by the limbs.
- EnJoys picture books to encourage language,talking and communication.(avoid cartoon type pictures as they don’t represent tru life) a dog, lion, everyday objects such as spoon, cup, car.
- music songs,nursery rhymes,cds with story books.
- sturdy wooden toys train sets,kitchen and role play items.
- squeaky shoes excellent buy you know where your toddler is in asupermarket they sqeak with every step.Your child will love them and won’t want to take them off their feet.