Memorable 1st Birthday Gifts

With about 20 nieces and nephews between us, and kids of our own, we have bought our fair share of memorable 1st birthday gifts! We’ve put together a list of our favorite items to give from new, educationally developed toys we wish were around when our own children turned one to classic keepsakes that will last through the years.

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Fine Motor Toys

Personalized Name Puzzle – There’s nothing quite like the feeling children get when they see their own name carved out of high quality wood, painted with stunning colors, and displayed for all to see. It’s the smile, the twinkle in the eyes – Kids feel special, unique, noticed, important, and best of all, LOVED. And with this puzzle, it doesn’t matter what their name is. Each and every name puzzle is custom created!

Topanifarm Toy Set – Designed to help your little one build up fine motor skills, this colorful farm features plenty of safe spaces for your animals.

Tegu Magnetic Shape Train Building Block Set – All aboard! Tegu Magnetic Shape Train pulling into the station! Build with three magnetically connected shape cars, including a circle, a triangle, and a square. Sort and stack the pieces into their original shapes or mix and match to create your very own unique train every time. Any way you stack ’em, all pieces are magnetic and compatible with all other Tegu products.

InnyBin – The six chunky shape blocks are each designed with fascinating textures that are sure to thrill the fingers. There’s a cube, a diamond, a sphere, a triangle, a flower, and the happy Fat Brain logo…

But the best part? As kids push the shapes through the elastic bands of the cube, curiosity is sparked and young minds can’t help but explore, experiment, and discover.

B. toys Toy Drum Set 7 Instruments – Parum Pum Pum – The B. toys Parum Pum Pum Drum offers loads of musical fun! It features centipede drumsticks, an ant jingle bell, a bee maraca, a caterpillar tambourine, and an egg shaker. In addition, the drum has a big handle with a soft cotton strap that makes it easy for your child to carry and play on the go.

Gross Motor Toys

Flamingo JoyRides Rocker – An exotic and exciting ride through playtime—or anytime—awaits your little one on this plush rocking toy made from sturdy wood for durable support. An exotic and exciting ride through playtime—or anytime—awaits your little one on this plush rocking toy made from sturdy wood for durable support.

Schylling Metal Speedster-Fire Truck – This Fire truck ride on toy is hot. It has a vibrant red colored steel body, with white graphics, black seat and steering wheel, chrome accents and real wood ladders. Other features include a horn, plastic fenders, and rubber tires.

B. toys Wooden Bee Ride-On – Boom Buggy – Made with natural wood and equipped with a soft and comfy seat, this buzzzz-worthy wooden ride-on lets your little one push and scoot all around the house. The rotating wheels allow the rider to roll around freely, and the sturdy handle is there to make sure they stay on board.-

Mobo Cruiser Wobo 2-in-1 Baby Balance Bike & Rocking Horse Ride On – The Mobo Wobo is a 2 in 1 Rocking Baby Balance Bike for 1-3 year olds. The Mobo Wobo helps children reach their 3 milestones: rock, walk, and ride. The rocking teaches your child coordination between hands, arms, legs, and feet. Your child will build strength, balance and confidence. As your child grows, the Mobo Wobo grows with them!

Award Winning Hape Wonder Walker Push and Pull Toddler Walking Toy – Get ready world! With the best-selling Wonder Walker from Hape toys your child will be ready to walk and roll! Setback wheels provide a sturdy base for kids to pull up, and the unique design makes pushing a breeze while encouraging first steps.

Melissa & Doug Chomp & Clack Alligator Push Toy – The Melissa & Doug Chomp & Clack Alligator Push Toy is a wooden activity walker for babies on the move. It features three chomping alligators, fish on the wheels, and spinning butterfly and ladybug beads.

Keepsake Gifts

Simply Enchanted Ceramic Castle Bank – A ceramic bank fit for a princess features an elegant castle with shimmering golden accents and grosgrain ribbons at the top, letting her store her savings in style.

Reed & Barton Airplane Coin Bank – Off we go, into the wild blue yonder! Imaginations of little would-be aviators will absolutely soar with this fun bank.

M is For Me Personalized Book – Introduce your child to the alphabet – and more – with this personalized book. Each letter corresponds to a positive quality – C is for caring, P is for patient and U is for understanding. Customized for your child, it’s a book you’ll read together over and over again.

Puzzle Name Stools – Our wooden step stools help to teach them how to spell their name. Step stool features rounded, easy-to-fit edges.

Add A Pearl Necklace – Start your very own custom cultured pearl necklace from Add-A-Pearl by selecting your preference for pearl size, chain style, metal type, and number of pearls. Before you know it, you’ll be building a meaningful jewelry gift that she’ll cherish forever.

Zwilling Twin Kids Filou 18/10 Stainless Steel 4-Piece Place Setting – Tabletop for the little one, TWIN Kids Flatware makes eating fun. Each four-piece set includes a child’s fork, knife and a large and small spoon. In addition, they are sized to fit small hands perfectly and each piece is crafted from high quality 18/10 stainless steel. TWIN Kids Flatware is an ideal gift for pint-sized chefs and eaters. Kids Flatware is dishwasher safe.

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Today I need a… is a blog dedicated to finding deals on high-quality items. Each week we break down a different product that we need by researching, giving each other advice and ideas, finding deals and having a little fun while doing it.

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