It is fun to give gifts, especially when you're able to witness the sheer joy in the recipient's face after unwrapping the perfect gift. Below is a gift-giving guide for those that need some advice on purchasing a fun and developmentally friendly gift for a 1, 2 or 3 year old. Check out these picks of the best toys for the little ones in your life celebrating their 1st, 2nd or 3rd birthday.
Toys for 1st Birthdays!
Tree Top Adventure™ or Playful Dino™ - Gliders, bead runs, spinning gears and more! Plus standing play for new walkers. Create & Play Pattern Blocks™ - Stacking and rearranging the colorful blocks supports the development of eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. Whoozit® Learn & Play Cube™ - A variety of textures, colors and sounds create an array of playful features that will entertain and teach cause and effect all at once! Baby Stella® - Great first doll. Helps little ones learn basic nurturing skills while encouraging role play.
Toys for Two Year Olds
Dress Up Friends – Pirate and Princess dolls have features that encourage fine motor development including buttons, snaps, zippers and ties to help with elementary dressing skills. Treehouse Stack-Up™ - Treehouse themed stacking play supports cause and effect learning while promoting motor skill development.
Toys for Three Year Olds
MiO™ Building Sets– MiO Playing Eating Sleeping Working + 2 People; MiO Sleeping + 2 People: MiO Woodland + Fox + Skunk; MiO School Bus + 2 People – Modular wood building sets, vehicles and bean bag bodies people and animals. Perfect for open ended play for the little builder in your life! Magnetic Stack-Ups: Beep! The Robot™, Argh! The Pirate™ or Red the Fox™ - Magnetically match up pieces to create each character. Rearrange the pieces in hundreds of different ways to make a variety of different structures. Supports open ended play and cause and effect learning. Forest Adventure™ - Woodland themed playset that can easily store inside the soft carrying case. Play that supports social/emotional development.
Toys are for All Ages!
Soft stuffy animals like the Luxe Sable Bear
, Adorables LuLu Bunny
or Zulla Zebra
are great for kids and adults. Find more plush animal toys in all shapes and sizes for kids of all ages.