A child’s first birthday is undoubtedly cause for celebration, even though we all know that first birthday parties are as much a celebration for the parents as they are for the birthday babe! Still, getting a fantastic first birthday present for a niece, nephew, a friend’s baby or even your own, should be a pleasure in itself, and not something to get in a muddle over.
First birthday presents can be a little tricky to buy sometimes, as you find yourself pondering over the cuddly toys or the foil balloons in the local supermarket, wondering if grandma has already bought them. It’s also hard to choose something that the parents will appreciate, as every parent has their own idea about what they want their kids to play with, especially when they’re babies.
Luckily there are great alternatives to the usual high street toys and gifts, and all you have to do is get online and click a few buttons to use the power of the Internet. The very best online children’s gift stores have a great range of options that include innovative and educational toys that every parent will love. Timeless classic toys made to high standards are a thoughtful gift for any child, and parents will appreciate gifts that have genuine quality.
One of the best new online concepts for children’s gifts and toys is gift bundles, which are the perfect choice for the indecisive shopper, especially when you don’t have time to get down to the shops. There are some extremely well-crafted options available, with some delightful first birthday gift ideas brought together in beautifully presented gift hampers and boxes.
Children’s gift hampers take the difficulty out of choosing the right balance of gifts, wrapping them up nicely and handing them over, because everything can be handled by the supplier. The benefit of buying online is that you can have a beautiful hand-wrapped first birthday gift sent directly to the parents, ideal for friends and family members that have moved away.
Another benefit of buying pre-packaged children’s gift hampers for a baby’s first birthday is that they are often themed, a nice touch that makes the whole package come together as something special. A lovely collection of Peter Rabbit soft toys or Paddington Bear themed gifts is a nice thing to keep as the child grows up, and presents further ideas to add the collection on subsequent birthdays.