Presents for one year old twins and triplets

present ideas for one year old twins

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Buying presents for one year old twins and triplets

When it comes to buying presents for one year old twins or triplets, as always, it depends on the situation. Should you get the same same, or same but different or totally different?

Read our blog HERE on buying toys for twins and triplets.

Duplo

Duplo is one of those “perfect gifts” for multiples.  Here are my 10 reasons why.

  1. There is no WRONG way to play with Duplo.  You can either follow the kit instructions, or free build with it. 
  2. It develops colour and shape recognition.
  3. Duplo helps to develop fine motor skills.
  4. You can use it to develop language and counting skills.
  5. It promotes sharing, which is something that our multiples need to learn as early on as possible.
  6. Duplo can be added to for future birthday or Christmases by you or by loving Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents etc. 
  7. It helps develop hand eye coordination.
  8. Its fairly easy to store, and its pretty easy to pick up.
  9. Your multiples will learn problem solving skills.  Be it trying to attach two bricks together or simply finding the right sixed piece they need, right through to basic engineering principles.
  10. It doesn’t hurt nearly as much as Lego if you stand on it in the middle of the night!!!

Shop DUPLO ideas here.

christmas presents for one year old twins

Twin Swings  (Triplet swings available on request)

Swinging is one of the greatest joys of childhood, and a twin swing is guaranteed to bring double the smiles and giggles.

The Twin Swingz is portable and can be hung indoor or outdoors.   Choose from one of the set colours or mix and match your own colours.

All Twin Swingz come with free shipping.

Shop TWIN SWINGZ here.

one year old twin presents

Triplet swings available on request.

triplet swing

QUADRO

From baby to toddler to schoolchild, QUADRO is a reliable and safe companion. As children grow QUADRO continues to adapt to meet their demands, providing fun and challenges. 

QUADRO is PERFECT for multiples as it promotes sharing!  Plus its has the bonus of being one of those presents that takes pressure of future birthdays and Christmases, as you (or extended family) can always add new bits or sets to it. 

Building with QUADRO is easy and working together fosters teamwork and cooperation. Children learn to give and receive advice to one another. Parents can also join in! 

Shop QUADRO here.

birthday presents for one year old twins

Books for twins or triplets about twins or triplets

You can never go wrong when buying books for children.  But did you know there was a whole range of books for twins and triplets that are ABOUT twins and triplets??  Most of the books incorporate the relationship between the twins or triplets featured in the book.  Some focus on just the fact they are a multiple, others focus on the adventures they share or situations they face.

Shop TWIN or TRIPLET books here.

presents for triplets one year old

Water Tables for twins and triplets

When my twins were younger I had a prescription that got me though some of the hot, tired long afternoons when I was home by myself with them. 

Grumpy babies?  Just add water for instant relief!

Water tables are so much fun.  They are perfect for those who are not yet walking, as they are the right size for them to stand and hold on to.  And they are perfect for those who are walking, as they can walk around the table to get to the other side to reach a particular toy.

Water tables are also great learning tools.  Your multiples will have fun, and without you, or them knowing, they are developing some pretty cool skills while playing.   Water tables are a fabulous form of sensory play – and you can use them for sand, as well as water.  They build communication skills and develop hand eye coordination all while introducing the basics of maths and science.

Shop for WATER TABLES for twins and triplets here.

one year old triplets

Nesting Dolls

This is my personal “go to” present for any one year old I need to buy a present for.  I simply love them, and so do the kids.   Not only are they cute, but they also develop fine motor skills and are great to introduce the concepts of maths (bigger/smaller and counting).

Shop for NESTING DOLLS here.

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Bouncy Animals

Another toy that is guaranteed to give them hours of entertainment, and hopefully you an opportunity to sit and watch them while you drink a hot coffee!

These bouncy animals are lots of fun and help your little ones develop confidence and develop muscle tone.

Shop for BOUNCY ANIMALS here.

Matching outfits for twins and triplets

Clothing can be a cute, but practical, gift for twins and triplets.  These matching outfits, designed by a mum of triplets, celebrate the bond that only multiples have.  

Shop for MATCHING OUTFITS for twins or triplets here.

custom triplet clothing

Little Tyke Cozy Coupe

These are ALWAYS a huge hit at playgroups etc.  And if you have room for it, a perfect addition to your back deck or patio. 

The only problem is……………do you get one or two?

Shop for the LITTLE TYKE COZY COUPE here.

one year old triplet presents

Rocking Horse (or Fox or even a Rocking Lama!)

A Rocking Horse provides a great sensory experience for children, in the safe confines of your lounge room.   Let your multiples develop a sense of rhythm, while learning how to balance and develop their motor skills.   Plus it is a great way for a child to burn off some energy.

Shop for ROCKING HORSES and other animals here.

Presents for one year old twins and triplets

I hope these ideas for presents for one year old twins and triplets has been useful.  It certainly gave me a trip down memory lane, back to when my twins were roughly 12 months old.

While the below blog was written with Christmas in mind, it is still very relevant to first birthdays.

Surviving Christmas with Multiples


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