When shopping for a 1-year-old, remember that whatever you give them will likely end up in their mouth or thrown on the floor or both. Realistically? Both. So, something sturdy and non-toxic, which doesn’t pose a choking hazard, is the most important thing. Next up is something that encourages development beyond just “How does this taste?” These gift ideas bolster fine motor skills, problem solving and creativity and some of them — looking at you, knitted donuts — at least look like they’re meant to be eaten.
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