A first birthday is an important milestone in the life of every parent. That is why most people make their baby’s first birthday a grand celebration. And how can the party be complete without birthday return gifts for the little guests. You can find plenty of ideas for party favors, but it can be a little confusing when it is a first birthday party as most children attending the party are likely to be quite young in age.
With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the best ideas for party favors for your child’s first birthday party. These are liked by most children, are easily available in most stores and shouldn’t be too expensive.
- Jigsaw Puzzles
Most of the guests at a first birthday party are likely to be small children. A puzzle is a great idea because toddlers have enough dexterity to handle large puzzle pieces, so simple puzzles with 4-8 pieces will be great for this age group.
- Crayons & Coloring Books
Coloring is a fun activity for children of almost all ages, especially young children. Crayons and coloring books are therefore a great return gift. You can choose a small set of colors. Just make sure you buy a brand that is non-toxic and child safe.
- Photo Frames
A cute little baby photo frame to put their picture also works great as a party favor idea. There are many options to choose from in the market. In case you have a theme for the party you can choose a photo frame accordingly. One idea which would always be popular with kids is a photo frame featuring their favourite cartoon.
- Bath Toys
Splashing around in the bath tub is a favourite activity for children. Imagine how happy they would be if you give them a small collection of toys that they could play with, in their bath. A collection of brightly coloured bath toys would make a great party favors. Choose medium sized toys, too small and they might pose a choking hazard for small children.
- Magnetic Letters
Colorful magnetic letters are another fun option for birthday party favors. Little kids would have either just started school or would be just about to start school. Either way they are fascinated by letters and numbers. The parents are also likely to be thankful to you for choosing a gift that makes them learn something.
- Modelling Clay
Modelling compound is a great idea as a party favor. It is available in a variety of pack sized so you can choose the one that suits your party budget. There are many colours available too to entice children. It is gift that can give them a lot of hours of fun and at the same time encourage their creativity and imagination.
- Kids dish and spoon set
There are so many adorable cutlery sets available for kids. You can choose something that has their favourite cartoon character printed on it. If your party has older school going children you can also choose a lunch box or a water bottle too. The kids are going to love them!
- Personalized Chocolate Gifts
Chocolates are something that everyone likes. These days you can also get chocolate gift boxes customized with your little one’s photograph and name. They make a great party favour for your guests and will also serve as keepsake of your baby’s first birthday.