Best Presents for 1 - 2 year olds

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    It can be difficult to find the right present, but if you’re looking for presents for your 1-2 year old, then help is here. 

    At this age children are becoming more complex with their thoughts & interests, and they have greater control of their bodies. Around 1-2 years old, children develop a longer attention span and begin to really discover their surroundings.

    Here are our best present ideas for 1-2 year olds; carefully picked so that they don't break the bank:

    Wooden Baby Walker and Bricks - from £45.00
    This wooden baby walker is a classic way to get the kids playing, learning and moving simultaneously. When they aren’t taking their first steps pushing the walker, kids can play with the numbered and lettered colourful bricks, helping them learn as they play!

    Buy your Wooden Baby Walker and Bricks here

    Pin Toys Wooden Trike - from £34.99
    Oh the adventures you could have whizzing around on this brightly coloured red, yellow and blue, little wooden trike. It has wide wheels for stability, with rubber tyres and a small back rest for a comfy ride.

    Buy your Pin Toys Wooden Trike here

    Little Tikes Rocking Horse

    Little Tikes Rocking Horse - Blue - from £25.00
    Little Tikes Classic - regarded as one of the MUST HAVE Little Tikes most consumers buy for their children. Robust design that last for endless fun. The high-back seat (or saddle) helps support your child while the wide base provides plenty of stability during rocking.

    Buy your Little Tikes Rocking Horse - Blue here

    Ambi Toys Pull Along Max the Dog - from £13.99
    The perfect pet for your toddler, this bright eyed little dog follows your toddler around when they pull his lead, swinging his head and wagging his tail. 

    Buy your Ambi Toys Pull Along Max the Dog here

    Mega Bloks Classic Buildable Bag - from £13.50
    Build and stack for limitless fun with the award-winning First Builders Big Building Bag. These bright primary-coloured bloks encourage hands-on exploration and open-ended play. Construct tall towers and fantastic fortresses. First Builders bloks are made big, especially for little hands to handle. When playtime is over you can conveniently pack and store the bloks in the new eco-friendly, PVC- free  bag.

    Buy your Mega Bloks Classic Buildable Bag here

    Lego Duplo Number Train - from £8.50
    All aboard the Number Train to skill building. This train will teach your child to count while playing with their favourite buildable bricks. The box includes: Child figure, 10x numbered bricks, dog, 3x wagon bases. Also includes an assortment of bricks that can be built into a tunnel, building or dog house with a roof that opens.

    Buy your Lego Duplo Number train here

    Early Learning Centre HappyLand Lift Off Rocket - from £30.00

    This ELC HappyLand rocket is great for imaginative play. It includes 2 astronauts, space dog, moon buggy, alien and crater.

    Buy your Early Learning Centre HappyLand Lift Off Rocket here

    Activity Auto - from £10.49
    The Activity Auto can stimulate and develop various senses through its various activities. There’s simple push along play for children learning to crawl. As they grow and become more dexterous they can explore the sounds of the steering wheel, which makes a realistic car noise, and the hooter in the middle. They can also put the key in the ignition and hear the clicking sounds as they twist it. Wind the window down for more sounds as well as lots of shape sorting which can be posted through the holes and retrieved by opening the door of the car.


    Buy your Activity Auto here

    Little Tikes Dump Truck - from £17.99
    Little ones love getting to work right away with the Little Tikes Dump Truck. This sturdy little monster has big chunky wheels for difficult terrain and it's rugged off road design means it built for the toughest ground of all - your child's garden. The dump area can carry mounds of sand, gravel or even little toy travellers.

    Buy your Little Tikes Dump Truck here

    Pop Up Friends Play Set - from £5.75
    The Pop Up Friends Play Set is a great shape sorter providing hours of fun. It is the perfect addition to sensory environments and can help children develop visual senses, hand eye co-ordination and cognition skills. Hit the shapes with the hammer and watch the faces pop out of their spaces. Watch as your child sorts the shapes to get the faces back into their correct holes.

    Buy your Pop Up Friends Play Set here

    Pin Toys Sorting Cage - from £10.50

    A classic wooden shape sorter with a few different shaped blocks to give a twist to the game, the shapes once 'posted' are trapped in the cage until the little green creature is lifted to let them escape. 

    Buy your Pin Toys Sorting Cage here

    Ambi Toys Fish Wheel - from £9.99

    Pour water in the top with the detachable scoop and watch the fish spin round, a large suction cup on the back fixes the set to tiles or the bath side. As with all Ambi it keeps its bright colours and appeal for many years, we have some which is going to be passed on to a 3rd generation. 

    Buy your Ambi Toys Fish Wheel here

    Looking for the best gifts for other aged children? Why not take a look at;

    Best Gifts for Babies and Toddlers Up to 12 Months
    Best Gifts for 2 – 3 years olds
    Best Gifts for 3 – 5 years olds

    Our favourite websites for more present ideas include;

    Adventure Toys - fabulous indoor and outdoor activity toys.
    Lucy's Toy Box - beautiful toys, games, puzzles and lots more.
    Strider Bikes - fabulous balance bikes & pedal bikes for ages 18 months+.
    Teeny Beanies - handmade soft toys, bean bags and accessories.
    Tickle My Senses - fun sensory & educational toys for 0-5 year olds.
    Tractor Ted - wooden & other Tractor Ted themed toys.
    Win Green - quality children's indoor playhouses, tents and wigwams.
    WOW Toys - durable, battery-free toddler toys full of love and cuteness.
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