This guide to Gifts For Toddlers From 1 To 5 Years Old is a list of toys inspired by our grandson who is 4. These are the toys that he loved to play with when he was 9 months up to 4 years old.
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Gifts For Toddlers: Infant (9 to 12 months old)
When our grandson started to point at things, pick up objects such as his toys, crawl and take few steps.
LeapFrog Little Office Learning Center – This first desk includes items such as a laptop, globe, and phone so your kid can learn the greetings from around the world, animals, shapes plus explore the music mode. This is actually a toy that your kids can play up to 3 years old.
Spin & Learn Color Flashlight – Infants have this fascination about light, watch their eyes light up while they’re playing with this engaging flashlight. It comes with different buttons which teaches letters, asking simple questions and plays more than 70 song, sounds, melodies and phrases.
Bright Starts Press & Glow Spinner Cause and Effect Musical Baby Toy – Toddlers also like things that they can spin which is why this is a toy that will surely keep them mesmerized with every push they make. The star spins, glows and plays music at the same time.
Wiggle and Crawl Ball – Toddlers are curious about everything that moves! This Wiggle and Crawl Ball will definitely encourage your baby to crawl or press animal buttons to hear 45 songs, sounds, melodies and phrases. It also comes with flashing lights and animals that twist, spin and talk which makes it a perfect toy for your baby.
Kids Musical TV Remote Control Toy with Light and Sound – I do not know the reasoning behind an infants fascination with a TV remote control, all I know is they really like to touch and play with them. This toy looks like a real remote control and will not only entertain your baby but will stimulate your baby’s motor skills.
Baby Musical Keyboard Piano Drum Set – Babies like to press things and love listening to music! This piano and drum musical instrument is a perfect educational toy as it will allow your baby to perceive temperament, promote brain development and improve memory as well as help with hand-eye coordination.
Hide N Side 6ft Crawl Through Play Tunnel Toy – This colorful tunnel provides a perfect place for your baby to practice crawling, coordination activities and sensory processing.
The Summer 4-in-1 SuperSeat – One of the most useful and fun gifts that you can give for your baby! A very versatile seat that provides fun and safe modes of use for your little one from 4 months to 4 years of age. It come with a support positioner, an activity seat, a booster seat and a feeding seat. This baby floor seat includes a 360-degree rotating tray that allows for easy transition between playtime and snack time. It comes with 6 interactive toys such as a bead slider, a teether, two shape sorters and two spinner toys.
First 100 Words: A Padded Board Book – This is one of the first books that our grandson received. This book will definitely help your baby to discover new words, colors, animals, trucks and more.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Puppy – A snuggly plush toy that will teach your baby over 100 first words including parts of the body, colors, numbers and more with smart stages technology. This toy chats, lights up and loves to cuddle!
Gifts For Kids: Toddlers (1 to 3 years of age)
These were toys our grandson used when he began to stand alone, learned to walk, learned to run and climb stairs and learned to follow instructions. This was even before he begun to speak and walk.
Happy Trees Duck Bath Toy Large Bath Duck Squeak Rubber Duck Baby Shower – This cute toy will make your little one’s bath time a play time. The yellow rubber duck has enough air to make it float on the water.
Baby Bath Stacking Toys with Organizer Bag – Your little one has a desire to fit toy cups together, stack them up and nest them together. These bright color stacking toys can help improve your baby’s hand-eye coordination and the fun shapes can help to stimulate your baby’s senses.
Magnetic Drawing Board– This toy is for the age where children start to grow their desires to do things on their own. This drawing board will allow your little ones to customize the drawing board with their name to teach them how to write their name in a step by step process at their own pace.
Balls for Kids – Most little boys love to play with all types of balls. These soft and durable toddler balls are made from foam to ensure safety while playing and give them easy and fun training to strengthen their grip as well as improve dexterity.
7 Inch Knobby Balls – Our little boy liked to kick his ball when he was 2 to 3 years old. He actually used a specific colored ball for specific play. These set of different colored balls will be enjoyed and will definitely be put into use by your little ones!
Ryan’s World Series 2 Sir Royal Treasure Chest Exclusive – Our grandson at 3 years old had this amusement about keys and treasure chests. If your little one has this same fascination with keys and treasure chests, this toy will be the perfect gift for them as it comes with 3 toy keys to open different chest compartments. Our grandson absolutely loves this.
Toddler Busy Board – Toddlers like to zip and unzip things and are very curious about just about everything. This sensory board features 14 different varieties of buckles, a zip pocket, lace with a set of hook and loop alphabet letters and numbers. It will help your toddler to keep busy and stay entertained while improving their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Gifts For Toddlers : Preschool (3 to 5 years old)
These are the toys our grandson plays with now. He started to play with these toys after he began to be more independent and learned to put on and take off his shoes, learned how to dig, pushed his toy cars and he began to express his opinions about things.
Garbage Truck – Our grandson likes toy trucks that he can push around and garbage trucks are one of them. This 15-inch large-scale truck is hand-activated with realistic sounds for dumping, loading and rolling. This toy truck comes with action activated sounds. When your little one pushes the vehicle forward or pulls it backward, pushes down the garbage lever to raise the trash bin and dumps recycling into the truck, it makes different sounds.
Construction Truck Toys – Our grandson likes many types of construction truck toys and because of that, he learned to say the “construction site” clearly! This construction truck set which includes crane, mixer, excavator and dump truck will truly make a perfect gift for toddlers who love all types of construction truck toys.
Emergency Rescue Vehicles Set with Lights, Sirens and Sound– Aside from the different trucks mentioned above, our grandson is also fascinated with all types of Emergency Rescue Vehicles especially the fire truck and police car. This set comes with a Fire Engine, Fire Truck, Ambulance, Police Helicopter and Police Car. Plus, they look so much like the real thing!
School Bus Toy – Our grandson loves school buses. Whenever he sees a school bus he will say, “there is an orange school bus” or “look at the the big school bus. This is a perfect gift for boys and even girls who have an obsession with school buses just like our grandson. It is made with durable materials to ensure long term use and it comes with lights and classic sounds.
Huffy 12 inch Spider-Man Kid Bike – Our grandson consider his bike as his most beloved possession probably because this is a toy that gives him the feeling of independence and a sense of control. This will be a perfect gift for your kid who has started to show their desire to be independent.
Thomas & Friends Talking Thomas & Percy Train Set – Any kid who loves to watch the famous kids TV show Thomas and Friends will definitely love to receive any Thomas and Friends toys. Our little one is very protective of his favorite character, Thomas so that no one is even allowed to play with it.
I hope that my guide to Gifts for Toddlers helps you to find the perfect educational gifts for your little ones. Happy Shopping!