It's baby's first birthday! 1st birthday gift ideas for boys and girls

Do you know a little bundle of joy who’s about to celebrate their first birthday? What a milestone! We celebrate the heck out of coming-of-age birthdays, but your little one's first birthday is arguably one of the most important ones!

When a bright-eyed toddler is opening up to new experiences every day, so their first birthday gift should prompt them to be curiouser and curiouser, don't you think?

Here's our handpicked recommendations to help you choose the perfect first birthday present for a special baby.

Activity Walkers

Activity walkers are a fun and engaging way to keep your little one occupied. If your toddler can sit unassisted, activity walkers can be an ingenious way to get them to stand up and start walking while developing their fine motor skills. They can tinker with the spinner, sliders, peekaboo window and learn about shapes and colours. What fun!

Activity Walkers
  1. Baby Activity Walker Baby Activity Walker
    Baby Activity Walker
    Special Price $114.00 $124.00 You Save: $10.00
  2. Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm
    Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm
    Special Price $169.95 $174.95 You Save: $5.00
  3. EE30949 EverEarth eco friendly activity walker 3 EE30949 EverEarth eco friendly activity walker 3
    EverEarth Activity Walker for toddlers
    Special Price $104.34 $119.99 You Save: $15.65
  4. Fire Engine Walk And Ride Fire Engine Walk And Ride
    Fire Engine Walk And Ride
    Special Price $145.00 $179.95 You Save: $34.95
  5. Rock and Ride Sorter Unicorn Rock and Ride Sorter Unicorn
    Rock and Ride Sorter Unicorn
    Special Price $119.95 $144.95 You Save: $25.00
  6. Walk And Ride Bunny Sorter Walk And Ride Bunny Sorter
    Walk And Ride Bunny Sorter
    Special Price $89.90 $112.95 You Save: $23.05
  7. Walk and Ride Fire Engine Sorter Walk and Ride Fire Engine Sorter
    Walk and Ride Fire Engine Sorter
    Special Price $98.95 $114.95 You Save: $16.00

Balance bikes for your eager rider

You read that right - you can teach your toddler how to ride even though they're just a year old! And, balance bikes are no doubt a great start for your adventurous toddler. Balance bikes help your child focus on just one thing first - balancing - before they graduate to their big-kid ride. These bikes also help develop your baby's strength and coordination!

And the best part? Adjustable balance bikes last for years by adapting to your baby's growth and development needs.

Balance Trikes, Bikes & Ride-ons
  1. I'm Toy Paddie Rider Calfie Cow Rider I'm Toy Paddie Rider Calfie Cow Rider
    I'm Toy Paddie Rider Calfie Cow Rider
    Special Price $109.95 $113.95 You Save: $4.00
  2. Kinderfeets Tiny Tot 2-in-1 Trike and balance bike - 3-Wheel Green Kinderfeets Tiny Tot 2-in-1 Trike and balance bike - 3-Wheel Green
    Kinderfeets - Tiny Tot trike and balance bike - 2 in 1 | Green
    Special Price $101.45 $124.99 You Save: $23.54
  3. Kinderfeets Crate - Bike & Trike Accessories Kinderfeets Crate - Bike & Trike Accessories
    Kinderfeets Crate - Bike & Trike Accessories
    Special Price $32.99 $39.99 You Save: $7.00
  4. Little Red Retro Trike Little Red Retro Trike
    Little Red Retro Trike
    Special Price $124.90 $149.95 You Save: $25.05
  5. Racing Quad Red Racing Quad Red
    Racing Quad Red
    Special Price $99.00 $149.95 You Save: $50.95
  6. Style Rider - Unicorn Style Rider - Unicorn
    Style Rider - Unicorn
    Special Price $89.90 $125.00 You Save: $35.10
  7. Blue Kinderfeets Tiny Tot trike and balance bike - 2 in 1 Blue Kinderfeets Tiny Tot trike and balance bike - 2 in 1
    Tiny Tot Trike - Blue
    Special Price $99.00 $124.99 You Save: $25.99
  8. Makii Kinderfeets Tiny Tot Makii Kinderfeets Tiny Tot
    Tiny Tot Trike - Makii
    Special Price $99.00 $124.99 You Save: $25.99
  9. Trybike Wooden 4 in 1 with pink saddle seat cover & chin protector Trybike Wooden 4 in 1 with pink saddle seat cover & chin protector
    Trybike Wooden 4 in 1 with pink saddle seat cover & chin protector
    Special Price $235.00 $280.00 You Save: $45.00

Activity Centers & Blocks - entertainment plus!

Pretty much a right of passage for most 1 year olds, the activity center & wooden block sets are time tested favourite.

Activity Centers & Blocks
  1. 4M - Glow Friendship Bracelets 4M - Glow Friendship Bracelets
    4M - Glow Friendship Bracelets
    Special Price $19.95 $21.50 You Save: $1.55
  2. 60 Pastel Building Blocks 60 Pastel Building Blocks
    60 Pastel Building Blocks
    Special Price $48.95 $54.50 You Save: $5.55
  3. 7 Pcs Star Musical Set 7 Pcs Star Musical Set
    7 Pcs Star Musical Set
    Special Price $59.95 $68.75 You Save: $8.80
  4. Activity Work Bench Activity Work Bench
    Activity Work Bench
    Special Price $87.73 $99.70 You Save: $11.97
  5. Adjustment Adjustment
  6. Apple Park | Organic Polyester-Free Baby Doll Girl Apple Park | Organic Polyester-Free Baby Doll Girl
    Apple Park | Organic Baby Doll - Girl
    Special Price $43.26 $45.95 You Save: $2.69
  7. Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Boy Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Boy
    Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Boy
    Special Price $37.45 $43.99 You Save: $6.54
  8. Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Girl Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Girl
    Apple Park | Organic Toddler Doll - Girl
    Special Price $37.45 $43.99 You Save: $6.54
  9. Baking Set Baking Set
    Baking Set
    Special Price $53.15 $64.95 You Save: $11.80
  10. Balance Bike - Blue Balance Bike - Blue
    Balance Bike - Blue
    Special Price $124.95 $179.95 You Save: $55.00
  11. Balance Bike - Makii Balance Bike - Makii
    Balance Bike - Makii
    Special Price $139.95 $182.50 You Save: $42.55
  12. Bee Small Wheely Bug Wheely Bug
    Bee Small Wheely Bug
    Special Price $84.95 $98.00 You Save: $13.05
  13. Bruder - Construction Worker with Accessories Bruder - Construction Worker with Accessories
    Bruder - Construction Worker with Accessories
    Special Price $16.30 $20.95 You Save: $4.65
  14. Bruder - Fireman with Accessories Bruder - Fireman with Accessories
    Bruder - Fireman with Accessories
    Special Price $18.85 $20.95 You Save: $2.10
  15. Bruder - John Deere Combine Harvester T670i 1:16 Bruder - John Deere Combine Harvester T670i 1:16
    Bruder - John Deere Combine Harvester T670i 1:16
    Special Price $135.79 $189.00 You Save: $53.21
  16. Bruder - Man with Light Skin and Blue Jeans Bruder - Man with Light Skin and Blue Jeans
    Bruder - Man with Light Skin and Blue Jeans
    Special Price $16.90 $18.95 You Save: $2.05
  17. Bruder - Man with Light Skin in Brown Jeans Bruder - Man with Light Skin in Brown Jeans
    Bruder - Man with Light Skin in Brown Jeans
    Special Price $16.90 $18.95 You Save: $2.05
  18. caaOcho La the Butterfly Fish | Natural rubber bath toy caaOcho La the Butterfly Fish | Natural rubber bath toy
    caaOcho La the Butterfly Fish | Natural rubber bath toy
    Special Price $17.44 $24.95 You Save: $7.51
  19. caaOcho Mele the Sea Turtle | Natural rubber bath toy caaOcho Mele the Sea Turtle | Natural rubber bath toy
    caaOcho Mele the Sea Turtle | Natural rubber bath toy
    Special Price $17.50 $24.95 You Save: $7.45
  20. caaOcho Nalu the Seahorse | Natural rubber bath toy caaOcho Nalu the Seahorse | Natural rubber bath toy
    caaOcho Nalu the Seahorse | Natural rubber bath toy
    Special Price $17.56 $24.95 You Save: $7.39
  21. caaOcho Rainbow Sensory Ball caaOcho Rainbow Sensory Ball
    caaOcho Rainbow Sensory Ball | Pure natural rubber baby toy
    Special Price $24.90 $29.95 You Save: $5.05
  22. Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm
    Colin Walker Van - First Walker by Indigo Jamm
    Special Price $169.95 $174.95 You Save: $5.00
  23. Wheely Bug Wheely Bug
    Cow Small Wheely Bug
    Special Price $97.95 $98.00 You Save: $0.05
  24. Cruzee Balance Bike - Gold Cruzee Balance Bike - Gold
    Cruzee Balance Bike - Gold
    Special Price $147.85 $199.00 You Save: $51.15
  25. Dinosaur Escape Game - Peaceable Kingdom Dinosaur Escape Game - Peaceable Kingdom
    Dinosaur Escape Game - Peaceable Kingdom
    Special Price $32.95 $36.95 You Save: $4.00
  26. Dinosaur Stegosaurus Marina Set Dinosaur Stegosaurus Marina Set
    Dinosaur Stegosaurus Marina Set
    Special Price $38.95 $44.95 You Save: $6.00
  27. Djeco 1000 Girl Stickers Djeco 1000 Girl Stickers
    Djeco 1000 Girl Stickers
    Special Price $16.95 $20.95 You Save: $4.00
  28. Djeco 20 Classic Games Djeco 20 Classic Games
    Djeco 20 Classic Games
    Special Price $59.95 $74.95 You Save: $15.00
  29. Djeco Art by Numbers with Flowers Djeco Art by Numbers with Flowers
    Djeco Art by Numbers with Flowers
    Special Price $25.95 $34.95 You Save: $9.00
  30. Djeco Dinosaurs Observation Puzzle 100pce Djeco Dinosaurs Observation Puzzle 100pce
    Djeco Dinosaurs Observation Puzzle 100pce
    Special Price $23.90 $34.95 You Save: $11.05
  31. Djeco Enchanted Forest Observation Puzzle 100pc Djeco Enchanted Forest Observation Puzzle 100pc
    Djeco Enchanted Forest Observation Puzzle 100pc
    Special Price $28.95 $29.95 You Save: $1.00
  32. Djeco Fire Truck Puzzle 16pc Djeco Fire Truck Puzzle 16pc
    Djeco Fire Truck Puzzle 16pc
    Special Price $17.95 $21.95 You Save: $4.00

Wooden toys - quality that lasts

Timeless, sturdy and eco friendly - wooden toys encourage your child to use their imagination and be a bit more physical. Choose a perfect first birthday gift for your toddler from our range of wooden blocks, puzzles, pretend play or pull along toys!

Wooden toys these days carefully crafted from sustainable timber with some brands such as EverEarth even having their own FSC certified bamboo plantation. Wondering about the paint? Absolutely non-toxic and child safe.

Wooden Toys
  1. 60 Pastel Building Blocks 60 Pastel Building Blocks
    60 Pastel Building Blocks
    Special Price $48.95 $54.50 You Save: $5.55
  2. EverEarth Build & Learn Block Set 80 pcs EverEarth Build & Learn Block Set 80 pcs
    EverEarth Build & Learn Block Set 80 pcs
    Special Price $54.90 $54.99 You Save: $0.09
  3. Everearth - Farm train set Everearth - Farm train set
    Everearth Farm Train Set for pretend play
    Special Price $33.93 $43.99 You Save: $10.06
  4. EE33285 EverEarth eco friendly Garden Activity Centre 7-in-1 1 EE33285 EverEarth eco friendly Garden Activity Centre 7-in-1 1
    EverEarth Garden Activity Cube
    Special Price $149.00 $169.90 You Save: $20.90
  5. EverEarth EverEarth
    EverEarth Interchangeable Car
    Special Price $24.97 $31.99 You Save: $7.02
  6. EE30937 EverEarth eco friendly Pull-Along Duck and Egg 2 EE30937 EverEarth eco friendly Pull-Along Duck and Egg 2
    EverEarth Pull-Along Duck and Egg
    Special Price $19.95 $22.99 You Save: $3.04
  7. EE32578 EverEarth eco friendly Train 1 EE32578 EverEarth eco friendly Train 1
    EverEarth Sorting Train Blocks
    Special Price $32.70 $35.99 You Save: $3.29
  8. EverEarth Wooden Clock EverEarth Wooden Clock
    EverEarth Wooden Clock | Fun Educational
    Special Price $23.90 $29.99 You Save: $6.09
  9. EverEarth Wooden Peg Pet Puzzle EverEarth Wooden Peg Pet Puzzle
    EverEarth Wooden Peg Pet Puzzle
    Special Price $15.09 $19.99 You Save: $4.90
  10. EverEarth Wooden Pounding Bench EverEarth Wooden Pounding Bench
    EverEarth Wooden Pounding Bench
    Special Price $29.90 $29.99 You Save: $0.09
  11. Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Dinosaur Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Dinosaur
    Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Dinosaur
    Special Price $25.90 $29.90 You Save: $4.00
  12. Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Transport Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Transport
    Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Transport
    Special Price $25.90 $29.90 You Save: $4.00
  13. Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Unicorn Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Unicorn
    Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Unicorn
    Special Price $23.59 $29.90 You Save: $6.31
  14. Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Whale Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Whale
    Floss & Rock - Balancing Game Whale
    Special Price $23.59 $32.95 You Save: $9.36
  15. Hape Rainbow Bowl Hape Rainbow Bowl
    Hape Rainbow Bowl | Home Bowling
    Special Price $32.09 $41.00 You Save: $8.91
  16. Le Toy Van ABC Wooden Blocks Le Toy Van ABC Wooden Blocks
    Le Toy Van ABC Wooden Blocks
    Special Price $64.99 $69.95 You Save: $4.96
  17. Le Toy Van Petilou Forest Stacking Animals Le Toy Van Petilou Forest Stacking Animals
    Le Toy Van Petilou Forest Stacking Animals
    Special Price $21.95 $25.95 You Save: $4.00
  18. New Classic Toys Farm Chunky Puzzle New Classic Toys Farm Chunky Puzzle
    New Classic Toys Farm Chunky Puzzle
    Special Price $24.90 $24.95 You Save: $0.05
  19. New Classic Toys Ocean Chunky Puzzle New Classic Toys Ocean Chunky Puzzle
    New Classic Toys Ocean Chunky Puzzle
    Special Price $19.95 $24.95 You Save: $5.00
  20. New Classic Toys Transport Chunky Puzzle New Classic Toys Transport Chunky Puzzle
    New Classic Toys Transport Chunky Puzzle
    Special Price $19.95 $24.95 You Save: $5.00
  21. Sorting Boat Sorting Boat
  22. Blue Kinderfeets Tiny Tot trike and balance bike - 2 in 1 Blue Kinderfeets Tiny Tot trike and balance bike - 2 in 1
    Tiny Tot Trike - Blue
    Special Price $99.00 $124.99 You Save: $25.99
  23. Makii Kinderfeets Tiny Tot Makii Kinderfeets Tiny Tot
    Tiny Tot Trike - Makii
    Special Price $99.00 $124.99 You Save: $25.99
  24. Tip-Top Triangle Tip-Top Triangle
    Tip-Top Triangle
    Special Price $65.95 $69.95 You Save: $4.00

Stil not sure? Get in touch with us & we'll see if we can come up with an idea every 1 year is going to love