Are you in search of the perfect gift for that special little man in your life? Hoping to find a gift that he’ll absolutely love?
Look no further. With the help of my nephew and other moms of boys, I have compiled a gift guide for 2017 with all the best presents for one year old boys.
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Great Gifts for One Year Old Boys
Is your son completely obsessed with Thomas the Train? Well then, he will love this remote controlled Thomas that he will be able to drive all over the house.
Introduce your son to the world of construction with DUPLO LEGOS. He will be able to use his imagination to build and create whatever his little heart desires; All while developing fine motor and problem solving skills. This particular set comes with a three level house, a car, and family figures.
Play-Doh is a classic hit. This sensory activity opens the door for creativity. Your little man can squish, pull, smash, and twist with a variety of colors. You could also get some cookie cutters to cut out fun shapes.
Have a toddler that just doesn’t stop moving? Need something to direct all that energy towards? Grab a Little Tikes Basketball Set for your active little guy. He’ll have hours of fun shooting hoops, and mom will be happy that he’s developing his fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Your little guy will love have a space to call his open with this flip open sofa. He can play, read, or nap with his Paw Patrol buddies, and you don’t have to worry about him falling off your couch. Win win!
If your little man loves cars, then he will be sure to love these VTech Smart Wheels. Each vehicle includes 3 songs and over 40 educational phrases and sounds. And don’t worry mom, the sound isn’t loud enough where it will drive you crazy. 😉 You could also get a deluxe track to go with them for even more fun.
Puzzles are one of the best educational toys out there, as they are great for every style of learning. By doing puzzles, your little guy will develop his fine motor and problem solving skills. He’ll also learn about animals, letter, numbers, and colors. I’ve found that wooden peg puzzles with 5-9 pieces are excellent for one year olds, as they are difficult enough to keep them entertained, but not too difficult where they will get frustrated and upset.
You can never go wrong with giving books as a gift. Touch & feel, lift-the-flap, and sound books are great for the easily distracted one year old. We love the “NOISY” series of books because they come with fun facts, textures, and of course sounds. You’re little guy can learn about dinosaurs, trucks, farm animals, and more.
Your little guy will love being able to help dad (or mom 🙂 ) out around the house with this fix it tool set. He’ll probably even use his imagination to come up with his own “projects.” This particular set comes with a hammer, saw, screwdriver, wrench, drill, and toolbox.
This cozy roadster is great for touring the block or the house. Your little guy will love going for rides, steering the wheel, and honking the horn. It even comes with a canopy, cup holders, and zippered storage.
Better Get Shopping
All the gifts listed above are perfect for learning, exploring, and adventure. I hope this gift guide will help you find that perfect present for that special little man in your life.