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6 First Birthday Gift Ideas

6 First Birthday Gift Ideas

Chelsea Lavin |

Is there a special little one in your life with a first birthday coming up? Find the perfect first birthday gifts to delight little ones (and parents!) with a gift that will deliver years of imagination, smiles, and memories. From wagons to toys that spark active play, keep reading for 6 of our favorite first birthday gift ideas.

1. Best 4-Kid Wagon for All-Day Adventures: Voya™ XT Quad Stroller Wagon

Gift both comfort and adventure with the Voya™ XT Quad Stroller Wagon. Enjoy family outings while feeling in control every step of the way. The extra tall wagons sides create a cozy cocoon for kids. Perfect for on-the-go adventures, the durable aluminum frame folds with all accessories attached!


  • Extra tall side walls for comfort and control
  • Four raised, removable seats & padded floor panels
  • Two zippered doors for easy entry & exit
  • Push like a stroller, pull like a wagon
  • Easily folds for storage or transportation
  • Steel-reinforced aluminum frame
  • Durable wheels deliver agile maneuvering for all adventures


2. Best Bubble Blowing Walker Wagon: Bubble Buddy Walker Wagon

Discover the perfect helper for beginner walkers with the Bubble Buddy Walker Wagon. The locking handle and stable 4-wheel base will help growing toddler's master balance and coordination. Whether you push or pull, bubbles will blow as the back wheels move so little one's can have their very own bubble party any time they play.


  • 2 wagons in 1: push walker with a locked handle & toy wagon
  • Bubbles automatically blow as you go - no batteries required!
  • 4 wheel base for stability and balance
  • Bubble reservoir easy to refill and empty
  • Durable rolling wheels
  • One bottle of bubble solution included & compatible with any standard bubble solution
  • Suitable to toddlers ages 1 to 4 years old


3. Best Lightweight Balance Bike for 1 Year Olds: Flyer Ultra Lite Balance Bike

With the Flyer Ultra Lite Balance Bike, little ones can practice balance and build coordination while getting out to explore their world. A balance bike is a great transition from tricycle to two-wheeler with an adjustable seat that grows with your child. Plus, little ones as young as 1½ years old can enjoy the fun of this balance bike, making it a great early gift option for a one year old. Shop in black or red


  • Pedal-free to allow child to focus on balance
  • Rubber air tires for a smooth ride
  • Lightweight magnesium alloy frame
  • Adjustable comfort seat grows with your child
  • Grip-tape footrest on frame for no-slip safety
  • For little riders ages 1.5-5 years


4. Best Interactive Soft Foam Blocks for Imaginative Play: Tumble Town™ Interactive Blocks with Lights & Sounds

This 5 piece foam set of stackable blocks are perfect for active little ones! Kids will love how the blocks are lightweight and to move while parents will love the stain-resistant fabric that is easy to wipe clean.


  • Large foam blocks encourage active imaginative play
  • Interactive square block is reversible and plays music or sounds when touched
  • Helps develop gross motor skills
  • Lightweight and easy for toddlers to move
  • 5-piece set allows endless configurations
  • PU foam is soft, durable, stain resistant and easy to wipe clean
  • For little ones 9 months – 3 years old


5. Best Unicorn Ride-On with Lights and Sounds: Shimmer the Magical Touch Unicorn

Enjoy endless imaginative play and interactive lights & sounds with Shimmer the Magical Touch Unicorn! Squeezing Shimmer’s ear or petting the nose activates playful music and sounds that are sure to spread smiles. With a soft and plush face, Shimmer is perfect for cuddling between rides. Meet the whole line of Animal Riders on our website here.


  • Activate lights and sounds by petting the nose or squeezing the ear
  • The unicorn horn lights up when riding!
  • EZ-Glide™ wheels for 360° movement
  • Easy grip handles provide comfort and control
  • Soft and plush friendly face invites hugs
  • AAA batteries required
  • For little ones ages 1-3 years old


6. Best Activity Push Tricycle: 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N Trike® with Activity Tray

Gift years of smiles and discovery with this 4-in-1 Stroll 'N Trike® with Activity Tray that grows with children from infant push tricycle to classic trike.


  • 4 ways to roll: infant trike, steering trike, learn to ride trike and classic trike
  • Interactive activity tray for added fun
  • Secure 3 point harness and high back seat for infant safety
  • Adjustable seat grows with your child
  • Adult Steer & Stroll® adjustable push handle with foam grip
  • Removable footrest for younger riders

BONUS: Don't forget the bow, perfect for gifting!

Surprise and delight the little one in your life with the perfect finishing touch to a memorable gift. To make gifting easy, the bow arrives flat and assembles in seconds. Choose between the 12” Large Silver Gift Bow (great for wagons) and the 9” Medium Silver Gift Bow (great for tricycles and ride-on toys).

We hope you found the perfect first birthday gift to bring smiles to the toddler in your life. Share the smiles by tagging @radioflyerinc on social media!

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