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Baby Girl's First Birthday Gift- Struggling

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hawleybits Thu 04-Aug-16 01:25:21

Please, please, please can you tell me about the most imaginative, not necessarily expensive, gift you've ever received, either for you dc's first birthday, or have bought for someone else's?

Baby in question is a little girl but gift needn't be gender specific either. Just something well thought out. Time is marching on and I am at a loss and completely out of touch.

attheendoftheday Sun 07-Aug-16 14:40:04

I'm not sure about being imaginative, but popular presents here were a set of baby instruments, any happyland, a doll and buggy and the fisher price animal train.

Misty9 Sun 07-Aug-16 22:26:35

Ours are 4 and 2 now but enduring gifts have been:
Wooden stacking rainbow (bloody expensive)
Wooden musical set (all in one jobby from amazon)
Lights and sounds fire engine from elc
Easel

A decent sand and water table is great too. We got one of the wheelybugs for ds 1st and it's rarely played with...but others rave about them. Scuttlebug has been good though. Or books are always great. My two LOVE the bizzy bear series which is aimed at babies!

hawleybits Sun 07-Aug-16 23:00:42

Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I liked the look of the stacking rainbow but it's tiny judging by the reviews. Shame.

Misty9 Mon 08-Aug-16 19:50:46

It was definitely smaller than I was expecting, given its price, but it's a nice toy and a lovely ornament! I'd say it's about 30cm wide? Hang on will take a photo...

attheendoftheday Tue 09-Aug-16 18:13:19

That looks like a really lovely present to me.

Lovelydiscusfish Wed 10-Aug-16 00:16:29

Wooden Noah's Ark is also nice.
Or books - maybe some classics you loved yourself as a child.
Or the Ikea wooden rocking moose?

MagentaRose72 Wed 10-Aug-16 00:26:27

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Lilysmummy77 Wed 24-Aug-16 09:52:08

We got a Noah's Ark, my daughter loves it and all my friends children have now got them. If there's a B&M Bargains near you they're half the price in there
Animal Sounds Noahs Ark www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0036F0GRS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_x.vVxbFMZKBWS

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