We can probably agree that many children have countless toys, many of which end up in the corner or even the trash after a short time. This is why I have tasked myself with finding the best gifts for 1-year olds that you can use for years to come and that can even be handed down to the next generation.
Development experts agree open-ended toys are best for 1-year olds. Toddlers are drawn to toys that let them do what they want and experiment instead of following specific rules.
I have rounded up some of the prettiest and fun toys that make no annoying sounds or are made of cheap plastic.
As always: this article is not sponsored by the manufacturer and represents my own opinion. Some text and photos may include partner links.
1. Marble Run
2. Wooden Puzzles
3. Grimm's Toys
4. Shape Sorters
5. Threading Games
6. Pounding Bench
8. Push and Pull Toys
9. First Doll
10. Wooden Car
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