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Toys your babies loved?

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Leftielefterson Tue 09-Jul-19 16:26:59

My DD will soon be approaching 1 years of age and I want to start picking up some toys for her. She has a few already but I’m wondering what toys your babies really loved? I’d like a mix of educational and just for fun toys. I’m clueless.


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sleepismysuperpower1 Tue 09-Jul-19 16:58:50

hands and footprints aquadoodle was a hit over here x

Leftielefterson Tue 09-Jul-19 19:43:46

Thanks @sleepismysuperpower1 - I think she’d love that.

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Ricekrispie22 Wed 10-Jul-19 06:44:07

Wooden click clack track
My first baby Annabel
Pull along puppy
Push along parrot
Mega Blocks First Builders
VTech press and spin spinning top
Interactive steering wheel
Baby Einstein symphony gears

Pascha Wed 10-Jul-19 07:05:00

Click clack track was a definite hit.
Scuttlebug or other ride-on.
Toy kitchen (maybe in a few months)
Shopping cart and play food.
Wooden train track.

Leftielefterson Wed 10-Jul-19 09:41:50

Thank you @ricekrispie22 and @pascha will definitely take a look at those suggestions. Children’s toys are a minefield for me.

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SmartPlay Wed 17-Jul-19 21:27:09

Here are some good suggestions:

And, ideally, every toy should be both educational and fun ;)

museumum Wed 17-Jul-19 21:30:44

Tomy eggs are the best toy ever.
Melissa and Doug latches board is pretty cool too.
But the eggs are just fab for ages and ages.

Blankscreen Wed 17-Jul-19 21:30:53

Wooden train set played with over and over especially cranky the crane.

Duplo is for a little bit older but will last much longer than mega blocks in terms of being played with. My Ds who is 9 will still play with it.

Latches baord.

Carpetburns Wed 17-Jul-19 21:34:28

This picnic basket was a huge hit when my DD was one, and is still a firm favourite at 3. It's popular with other children who come over, too.

bugeyedbarber Wed 17-Jul-19 21:35:06

Another vote for Tomy eggs. Dead cert - all babies love them

I find putting them back in the right place with the right colour shell quite therapeutic too grin

ReganSomerset Wed 17-Jul-19 21:43:52

DD really got into cuddly toys that rattle when this age. Jellycat chime ones are good. Also likes xylophones, board books and wooden puzzles.

Merename Wed 17-Jul-19 21:44:09

Yup Tomy eggs, used for ages and I now give as my standard 1yr old gift. I also enjoy putting them back together and get frustrated when bits are missing under the couch etc!!

Emsy352 Wed 27-Nov-19 23:46:23

JUST FOR FUN: tea set, pull along toy, ball, toy kitchen.

EDUCATIONAL: have a look on this website, there are some really good ones here:

Hope this helps! x

ParkheadParadise Wed 27-Nov-19 23:52:01

Picnic basket
Pull along dog
Click clack track

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