The Best List of First Birthday Presents

Caitlin Houston
2 min readJan 19, 2023


Looking for first birthday gift ideas? Arbor has you covered with memorable first birthday presents for all price ranges!

First Birthday Presents

The first birthday is always so memorable for all parents — but not really children since they never remember it, haha. Who doesn’t like to have a grand celebration for a one year old! We have yet to celebrate Arbor’s first birthday (there’s a gift of the flu in the house), but her gifts and party are coming soon. In case you’re celebrating a first birthday, here is a round-up of all of the best first birthday gifts!

First Birthday Gifts Under $10

1. Puzzles with Pegs — Arbor loves puzzles with pegs.

2. Poke-a-dot Book

3. Classical Music Book

First Birthday Gifts $10 — $25

1. Stacking Toys — a favorite for my nephew

2.Farm Sounds Book

3. My First Purse — Annabelle loved this!

4. Personalized Photo Book “My Family” — One of the most unique first birthday gifts ever!

First Birthday Gifts $25-$50

1. Baby Dolls — This is the first doll Annabelle ever had and now Arbor will too!

2. Wooden Name Puzzle

3. Fancy Lunch Plate with Suction

4. Hello Highlights Magazine Subscription:

5. Wooden Bee Ride-on — a baby favorite

6. Busy Buggy Ride-on

7. Pull Back Construction Trucks

8. Little Tikes Basketball Hoop

First Birthday Gifts Gifts Over $50

1. Activity Center / Walker

2. Cozy Coupe

3. Radio Flyer 4 in 1 Bike — Arbor will be getting this!

4. Foam Ball Pit

5. Anywhere Chair — can be used for years!

6. Rocking Horse

7. The Babbler Play Kit

8. Water Table

Want more first birthday content?

Check out Annabelle’s First Birthday posts here and Ailey’s First Birthday posts here.

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Caitlin Houston

Caitlin Houston is a Mom of three and creator of Connecticut based life + style site Caitlin Houston Blog.