The Best Toys for 1-Year-Olds
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Watching a one-year-old play with toys is such a joyous experience. Everything is new and exciting to them, and they can be enthralled by even the simplest toy! I have five-month-old twin boys, and many of the toys on this list are also on my wishlist for the upcoming holiday season — the ones we don’t already have, that is! When compiling toys, I took varying interests and abilities into account. One-year-olds really start to show their personalities, so take their lead when searching for toys they might like.
What to Look for in Baby Toys for 1-Year-Olds
One-year-olds are all about exploring the world around them, and it’s important to give them toys that help them safely do so. Many one-year-olds still put a lot of things in their mouths, so always choose toys that don’t have small pieces. Kids in this group have varying abilities; some are pros at walking while others are still crawling. They are also rapidly developing and refining skills they’ll use for the rest of their lives. Look for toys that help develop language, gross motor skills, and fine motor skills.
Our Top Pick
Our top pick, the Garden Table Play Set, is $39.99. We love it because it’s versatile and has some longevity. Two and three-year-olds will enjoy the toy as well, and the table can double as a sensory bin.
In this article: Toys Under $20 | Toys $20 – $40 | Toys $40+
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