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    I already mentioned im really not tooo crafty, I do ok with diaper cakes and stuff though.

    On sunday is my friends daughters 1st bday party. I wanted to make some simple but cute and meaningful. Any ideas?
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    What price range are you looking at?

    First birthdays are fuuuun to buy for if you're interested in not crafting something. That's the perfect age when they really get into toys.

    These were some of DS's favorite gifts to play with between 1 and 2.

    1) Pounding bench. Or death hammer when he's mad, haha.
    Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench: Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games

    2) Latch board
    http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-D...ug+latch+board

    3) Wooden peg puzzles. He looooves this, we do them every night before bed.
    Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Deluxe Classic Peg Puzzle Bundle: Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games

    4) Help with housework! Unless they'll take it as 'get to cleanin', woman' in which case you should probably skip this one.
    http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-L...MK0P18A4XXQRMK

    5) Wooden shape sorter. DS is almost two and still loves his.
    http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-S...lissa+and+doug

    As you can tell, I'm obsessed with Melissa and Doug stuff. You can't go wrong with them, IMO. Also, just thought about it, I bet you could make a latch board really easy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by missinghim View Post
    What price range are you looking at?

    First birthdays are fuuuun to buy for if you're interested in not crafting something. That's the perfect age when they really get into toys.

    These were some of DS's favorite gifts to play with between 1 and 2.

    1) Pounding bench. Or death hammer when he's mad, haha.
    Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench: Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games

    2) Latch board
    http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-D...ug+latch+board

    3) Wooden peg puzzles. He looooves this, we do them every night before bed.
    Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Deluxe Classic Peg Puzzle Bundle: Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games

    4) Help with housework! Unless they'll take it as 'get to cleanin', woman' in which case you should probably skip this one.
    http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-L...MK0P18A4XXQRMK

    5) Wooden shape sorter. DS is almost two and still loves his.
    Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube: Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games

    As you can tell, I'm obsessed with Melissa and Doug stuff. You can't go wrong with them, IMO. Also, just thought about it, I bet you could make a latch board really easy!
    My budgets around $50

    Thank youuuu for the cute ideas!!! Melissa and Doug does have some aweosomee stuff!
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    Make some felt food. And then make a flannel board to stick it to. Find a dry erase board and cover it in flannel.
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    I love to give books, but that's because I'm someone who loves to read and figure that everyone else will give the 1-year old toys!

    Some of my favorites to give [even if they won't be able to read them for quite some time] are:

    Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type

    The Book with no pictures

    The Day the Crayons Quit

    Dragons love Tacos

    Knuffle Bunny: A CautionaryTale

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icryinbaseball View Post
    Make some felt food. And then make a flannel board to stick it to. Find a dry erase board and cover it in flannel.
    Cute idea!

    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyprincess13 View Post
    I love to give books, but that's because I'm someone who loves to read and figure that everyone else will give the 1-year old toys!

    Some of my favorites to give [even if they won't be able to read them for quite some time] are:

    Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type

    The Book with no pictures

    The Day the Crayons Quit

    Dragons love Tacos

    Knuffle Bunny: A CautionaryTale

    Locomotive
    I love giving books also!
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    If you want to make something homemade that's easy, I suggest a quiet book! I'm using this to make my son's first quiet book for Christmas. How to Make a Quiet Book the NO SEW Way
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcia View Post
    If you want to make something homemade that's easy, I suggest a quiet book! I'm using this to make my son's first quiet book for Christmas. How to Make a Quiet Book the NO SEW Way
    Omggg thats adorable!
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