Have you just been invited to the 1 year old birthday party of your friend’s baby but don’t know what to get for the little human? We’re here to help!
1 year olds are at a stage of rapid mental and physical development. They have just learned or are learning to belly crawl, sit, pull to standing and move about. They are also learning tastes, textures, colors.
Many toys are developing their sense of the world around them as they experience everything new around them.
Our list provides a variety of options that are great for entertaining our favorite 1 year olds. There are a variety of toys often educational ones – we’re talking textured book pages like the cloth story book, colorful activity centers, and musical instruments.
If you think of yourself as a 1 year old, your days are spend sleeping, eating, pooping, and bath time. We’ve got the last one covered too for fun bath time toys. We also think of practical gifts that help their sleep deprived parents get some recovery time while knowing their little one won’t hurt themselves like the popular and loads of fun baby swing.
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38 Tummy Time Playmat
This polar bear mat offers support for all your baby’s wiggles and kicks. The sweet matching prop pillow gives baby a lift as she learns to push up during those first few months.
37 Little Tikes First Slide
This Little Tikes kids slide is just the right size for your little one. It folds and unfolds in seconds, which makes it easy to store. This plastic slide promotes fitness, balance and coordination.
36 Radio Flyer Walker Wagon
The “resist push” feature allows beginner walkers to safely build confidence and balance. Removable wooden stake sides add to the fun and the furniture friendly bumper protects your home as your little one learns to walk.
35 Jellycat Stuffed Bunny For 1 Year Old
Bashful Beige Bunny is a popular fellow with scrummy-soft Jellycat fur and lovely long flopsy ears mean that with just one cuddle, you’ll never want to let go. Irresistibly cute and a perfect gift for boys or girls.
34 1 Year Old Activity Cube
This sturdy activity cube with three colorful blocks was made from natural solid wood with polished edges and non-toxic water-based paint with no lead and burr, makes it a great one year old boy and girl gift.
33 5 Layer Ball Drop Educational Toy
The children will load the balls into the kitten’s mouth atthe top and watch the ball roll down from platform to platform guessing the whole time where it will land.
32 Whack And Learn Toy
Our toddler learning toy is specially designed to help your baby develop fine motor skills, problem solving skills, logical thinking and communication skills
31 Teeturtle Stuffed Octopus
Show your mood without saying a word with a reversible plushie! squish often, cuddle daily!
30Gund Cozy Collection Fox Stuffed Plush
The Cozys Collection features cuddly companions with special plush that feels like hugging an old friend! This adorable curious fox with ultra-soft fur makes the best snuggling companion.
29 Munchkin Floating Bath Toys
Delight your baby with floating bath bubbles that rattle, bobble, spin, and shine. They are sized for little hands to hold and are perfect for baby’s first bath toy.
28 Munchkin Bath Bobbing Toy
Turn your tub into the arctic with Munchkin’s arctic-inspired Polar Bear and Penguin Bath Bobbers. Watch as they sink and pop right out of the water, surprising your toddler with giggles time and time again. Every day is a winter wonderland with these bobbling arctic companions.
27 Crib Rail Developmental Plush Toy
Baby Crib Activity Spiral Stroller Toy, with 4 hanging characters of Bird, Owl, Rainbow ball and Ring rattle.
26 Baby Drum Keyboard Musical Toy
Press the keys or drumhead, the musical baby drum toy will produce wonderful music to foster your baby’s interest in music.
25 Baby Einstein Soft Block Toys
The baby Einstein explore and discover soft blocks are a 4-block set that are perfect for little hands to discover and explore. Each block has a different activity and real-life imagery.
24 Soft Rubber Cars
Big Mo’s Toys Soft Rubber Cars make ideal gifts for any little baby. These floating cars are great bathtub toys for it is rubber and made of the same materials as the rubber duckies.
23 Baby Soft Cloth Books For 1 Year Old
Cuddle up with your baby and enjoy some of these love-filled favorites soft baby books. What’s key is that your baby hears and remembers your voice.
22 Plush Stacking Baby Toys For 1 Year Old
Helps infants to develop color recognition, fine motor skills, counting skills and spatial reasoning.
Education experts say spatial reasoning in childhood affects later mathematical ability. A baby’s first stacking experience is a fun way to extend play into early-learning opportunities.
21 Jigsaw Puzzle Baby Toys
Attractive Wooden Animal Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids, Your Best Holiday/Birthday Gifts for 1 2 3 Years old Boys and Girls.
20 Multicolor Plush Baby Educational Toy Ball
About 6 Inches in diameter. Made of stuffed soft plush. Specially designed for baby and easy to grasp.
19 Story Cloth Baby Book 1-3 Year Olds
This soft book can help you with lots of vivid colors, lots of features and limited text. So you can tell your story and spend time with your child. Suitable for bonding on the knees of mom or dad!
18 Baby Bedside Lamp
Portable Bluetooth Music Nightlights offer a gentle and calming glow for children of all ages.
17 Baby Toddler Activity Playmat
A cozy, nature-inspired play space for your curious little cub. With a woodgrain-patterned structure, this baby gym has a whimsical outdoor feel.
16 Soft Pullback Baby Toy Cars
The Melissa & Doug Pull-Back Vehicles set for babies and toddlers includes 4 safe, soft vehicles including a school bus, family car, fire truck, and police car.
15 Popup Animals Toy
Giraffe, elephant, panda, lion, and monkey have come to play. (But shhh, right now, they’re hiding.) Slide the lever! Push the beeper! Flip the switches! Turn the key!
14 Baby Walker Activity Center
Entertain and stimulate your child’s early development with the Tiny Love Meadow Days Here I Grow 4-in-1 Mobile Activity Center.
13 Color Moon Lamp Kids
Remote and Touch to change color (including lunar white and warm white). Long press to enable the dim function
12 Baby Activity Pillow
A unique combination of a soft resting area and a self-contained play environment for babies and toddlers. The triangular fabric covered inflatable ring provides additional sideways support for baby during rest and play.
11 Squirting Baby Toys
This fun 8 pack of bath squirts includes a chicken, sheep, cow, pig, horse, owl, duck and frog. Help baby develop fine motor skills while learning to identify animal names and sounds.
10 Treetop Adventure Activity Baby Toy
This wooden activity center is packed full of exciting features! Includes 4 quadrants with a variety of activities: 6 tracks with animal-themed gliders, 6 bead runs with colorful wooden beads, a spring flower and more.
9 Baby Shark Sound Book
Its matt, non-glaring pages are soft on the eyes while children are invited to touch, press and listen to our Sound books. Sing along to ten Baby Shark songs as the audio button plays the matching tune.
8 Baby Swing
The Little Tikes 2-in-1 snug secure swing is for children who absolutely love to swing. This baby swing from Little Tikes is the perfect combination of safety and comfort. Caring parents will love all of the different safety features found on the Little Tikes swing.
7 Baby Bicycle For 1 Year Old
Developed modular design, take only 3 steps to assemble. Easily done within 2 minutes, no tool required.
6 Educational Baby Dinosaur Toy
Learn about colors, shapes, numbers and food with the chomp & count Dino by VTech. Put the colorful play pieces in the Dino’s mouth and watch as he eats and recognizes each piece! This Dino is hungry, so feed him a healthy treat.
5 Baby Building Blocks
Now your little one can build anything they imagine when they use the blocks and special shapes to create tall towers, crazy castles, funny animals, or whatever else they dream up!
4 Baby Activity Table
This entertainer is loads of fun from babies to toddlers! The baby activity center transforms into a stand and play activity table for an older child’s use.
3 Spin Fill Bathtub Toys
Babies can pour water in the two chambers with stackable cups to rotate the cartoon eyes, create waterfall, drive totary gear and rotate propeller. The bathtub toy not only brings babies funny bathtime but also develops babies’ hand-eye coordination, motor skills and shape recognition.
2 Squirting Baby Bath Toys
Make bath time a splash with colorful Little Squirts Bath Toys from Nuby. Little Squirts help improve coordination and encourage imaginative play. Squeeze and squirt streams of water from these playful aquatic characters. Bright colors and playful designs will provide countless hours of fun for your little one.
1 Baby Activity Center
Your little monkey will have a blast in this 2-in-1, safari-themed entertainer—it “grows” along with your child! As your baby sits in the comfortable fabric seat, a platform full of animal toys.