First birthdays are a truly special event. Naturally you want to buy something that is going to inspire and entertain your little one and will be something to remember. Here is our non-exhaustive list to help you choose the perfect gift, whether it be for your own child or another special little person.
The Hape Pound and Tap is the most recommended toy for a first birthday. Great for motor skills, colour matching and musical fun.
A balance board is the ultimate open ended toy where imagination is the limit. it encourages gross motor skills, imaginative play and so much more. We stock various brands to suit every budget and whim.
The Petilou sensory shapes offer fun and learning for all the senses. There are different textures, sounds, shapes and colours.
Tegu offers building blocks with a magnetic twist. They can be clicked and clacked, built with, stuck to things. Great for little hands to grasp.
Every girl and boy needs their first dolly. The Haba dolls are soft, cuddly and a perfect size to carry round.
The wankel is our most popular stacker. Traditional Grimms rainbow colours and smooth edges make it appealing and tactile for your developing baby.
Lanka Kade animals are lovely and chunky. Just right for grasping hands. They are really hard wearing and stand up to being chucked and banged.
These fun men satisfy the urge to take things out and put back in. They can have a rocking time!
This pyramid offers the ideal introduction to building blocks. With the Stepped Pyramid magical palaces and castles arise, beautiful cities, towers and landscapes… one can create everything with these bright coloured blocks!
Peg puzzles are the recommended as a starting point as they encourage the pincer grasp. It also helps with shape discrimination and problem solving. We have a variety of puzzles to choose from.
Our Hape bath toys make bath time the best time of the day.
7 Rainbow friends in cups are an essential for any 1 year old. your child will enjoy putting the people in and out of the pots, and will be able to turn it into colour matching as they develop.