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    Talking Toys for 1yo DS

    So the lay-buy now for Christmas toy sales are almost upon us & I was hoping for some advice...
    DS will be One at Christmas so I'm looking for 1st Bday + Xmas + Santa gifts as well as arming myself with some suggestions for family (if they ask).
    So what would you recommend?? What toys, big or small, are a hit with your 1 to 2year old?

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    A big toy that's a good price in the target cat is the cozy coup car

    And we gave our dd a smart trike she looovvveesss it! Prob one of her most used presents for her bday
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    We gave DS1 a smart trike for his 1st bday. Loved it and used it heaps!

    For his first Christmas it was only a month after his birthday. We got a clam pool and a bag of balls to put in it so he had a ball pit. He liked it. The balls go everywhere though. Lol.

    We also got a box set of spot books because he loved the one book he had. They are still going strong and he is 3

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    Some of our favourites over the years have been:
    1. Little Tikes cosy coup (best ever)
    2. Little Tikes sturdy slippery dip (red, blue and yellow)
    3. Duplo stored in a Lego head container/ Lego matts to build on
    4. Little People bus (you can also buy extra people and vehicles separately- the range of Little People things is huge)
    5. Elephant Game that blows butterflies in the air and the little ones catch them with the nets provided
    6. A box or bag of coloured blocks
    8. Ikea ride on moose
    9. Little Tikes plastic easel/ chalk board (the opportunities for paint / chalk supplies are endless)
    Have fun at the sales:-)

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    Thanks so much for the suggestions

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    V tech walker if they are not walking yet

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    Get some books with pictures of basic stuff - like a "my first words" type of thing. My DS reads his EVERY DAY without fail (he is 15 mths now but has been doing it since he got them for his bday). Also one of the cubes that you put the different shapes in.

    He got a bike and loves it, and another big hit with the 12 mth olds was an easel with chalk board on one side and butchers paper that you can roll down the other side.

    If you are thinking of spending more, we just got one of those plastic toy cubbyhouse things and all my mothers group kiddies (14-15 mths) think it is the bees knees. Just make sure it has plenty of things to open and close like doors, windows, etc!

    V tech do a range of little cars and trucks (i think called "vroom vroom drivers") that play songs and talk. My DS really loves cars and trucks so these are also firm favourites.

    You are very organised thinking about Xmas already!!

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    I agree, a pool, smart trike, books (the That's not my puppy/truck/Santa etc books are great for that age), cosy coupe, blocks, Duplo


 

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