10 Best Travel Toys For 1 Year Old

Updated on: May 2021

Best Travel Toys For 1 Year Old in 2021


Fat Brain Toys Dimpl Baby Toys & Gifts for Ages 1 to 2, Multi

Fat Brain Toys Dimpl Baby Toys & Gifts for Ages 1 to 2, Multi
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

Melissa & Doug Take-Along Shape Sorter

Melissa & Doug Take-Along Shape Sorter
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • PADDED SHAPE-SORTER: The Take-Along Shape-Sorter is part of the K’s Kids line of early developmental toys. It includes a padded case with 2 activity sides, a take-along handle, and 9 textured blocks in 9 colors and various shapes.
  • CRINKLY FLAPS: Our toddler shape-sorter toy includes crinkly flaps that have pictures of familiar items above and matching shapes beneath.
  • HELPS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: This toy bag for travel helps babies and toddlers develop sensory, fine motor, and communication skills.
  • GIFT FOR KIDS 9 MONTHS AND UP: The Take-Along Shape-Sorter Toy makes a great gift for kids ages 9 months and up. Add the Melissa & Doug Rainbow Stacker Classic Toy to round out the enriching developmental play experience.
  • “THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY”: For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.”
  • 100% HAPPINESS GUARANTEE: We design every toy to the highest quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!

My First Crayola Touch Lights, Musical Doodle Board, Toddler Toy, Gift

My First Crayola Touch Lights, Musical Doodle Board, Toddler Toy, Gift
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • TODDLER DOODLE BOARD: Touch Lights Unit with 6 Songs, 12 Light Colors, and Instructions.
  • SENSORY TOY FOR TODDLERS: My First Crayola Touch Lights is a mess-free, portable doodle board that lights up and plays music.
  • MESS FREE CRAYOLA: Sealed gel surface is safe for doodling with fingers and never leaves a mess.
  • REUSABLE COLORING TABLET: Your little one will enjoys hours of doodling fun each time they get to play with this colorful light up toy!
  • GIFT FOR TODDLERS: The perfect gift idea for baby birthdays, holidays, and everyday gifting occasions.
  • SAFE AND NONTOXIC: Ideal for ages 24 months & up.
  • BATTERY OPERATED: Requires 3 AA batteries (not included)

B. toys – FunKeys Toy – Funky Toy Keys for Toddlers and Babies – Toy Car Keys and Red remote with Light and Sounds – Non-Toxic

B. toys – FunKeys Toy – Funky Toy Keys for Toddlers and Babies – Toy Car Keys and Red remote with Light and Sounds – Non-Toxic
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • Baby you can drive My car: a realistic design on a fun set of toy keys along a functional remote with car sounds and a flashlight. Key ring holds 3 keys of different shapes and colours that swing freely. Fun for baby!
  • Beep! Beep! With 4 fun car sounds - designed to go easy on grown-up ears –on a chunky remote, This set of baby keys is sure to keep tiny fingers busy for hours.
  • Working flashlight: a push-button flashlight is integrated in the Keychain. Might come in handy when mom tries to find her real set of keys at the bottom of her purse!
  • Safe materials: This toy is BPA and phthalates free. Made of non-toxic plastic and safe stainless steel; Better than your own keys when your Tot wants to play grown-up!
  • : at B. We tend to do things differently. Our packaging is recyclable and is made with recycled materials and soy-based inks.
  • Start your engine: perfect toy on the go. Grab the cushioned strap and bring this set of toy car keys for a drive.
  • Age limit: this toy telephone is recommended for 10 months +
  • Dimensions & batteries: 2 x AAA batteries are included. This toy is approximately 7" (L) x 2. 5" (W) x 1" (T).
  • B. Powerful: we. Org receives a portion of sales from every B. Toy purchased.
  • Trustworthy: bat tat is a family-owned company that has been established in 1897.

Fisher-Price My First Fidget Cube

Fisher-Price My First Fidget Cube
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • 6 sides of play, each with a unique activity
  • Sized just right for baby to grasp and explore
  • A variety of activities, textures, colors and sounds excite baby's senses

Fat Brain Toys MiniSpinny

Fat Brain Toys MiniSpinny
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • 3 vibrant propellers spin down the corkscrew pole - just keep flipping it over and over to see it go again and again; designed with vivid spectral colors, exciting textures, soothingly smooth surfaces
  • Practice naming the colors, count up how many limbs each propeller has; perfect for travel, bath time, quiet time, or anytime; get your little one's senses spinning with excitement everywhere they go!
  • Great for ages 10-months+; exceptionally strong materials, high quality design for lasting durability; FULLY safety tested
  • Encourages sensory exploration, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, early counting skills, color recognition, cause-and-effect learning; simulates and strengthens young growing brains
  • Simple zip-tie attached packaging; made in China

Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor Hedgehog, Sensory, Fine Motor Toy, Ages 18 months+

Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor Hedgehog, Sensory, Fine Motor Toy, Ages 18 months+
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • FINE MOTOR GAMES FOR KIDS: Build fine motor skills with chunky, peg-shaped pieces that fit to the back of this friendly hedgehog. Also use Spike as for occupational therapy exercises!
  • DEVELOP: Colorful quills help kids build color recognition, sorting, and counting skills through fine motor skill games
  • TOYS FOR TODDLERS: Now fine motor intrinsic toys come with easy to grasp pieces that are just the right size for little toddler and preschool hands to hold. Fine motor set includes 2-piece hedgehog about 6” in diameter, 12 quills, and activity guide
  • EASY STORAGE: When playtime over the quills easily fit in the Hedgehog
  • For toddlers ages 18 months+

Coogam Wooden Lacing Apple Threading Toys Wood Block Puzzle Travel Game Early Learning Fine Motor Skills Airplane Car Educational Gift for 1 2 3 Years Old Toddlers Baby Kids

Coogam Wooden Lacing Apple Threading Toys Wood Block Puzzle Travel Game Early Learning Fine Motor Skills Airplane Car Educational Gift for 1 2 3 Years Old Toddlers Baby Kids
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Wood Lacing Fruit Toy: Lacing big apple is made of high quality wood with non-toxic water paint, no chemical smell, perfect size of 5.51 x 5.91 x 10.98 in; Weight: 11.64 oz. Super easy for small hands to hold and play.
  • Attractive Design: Vivid red apple with 13 smooth holes and green leaf look so much delicious, let the hungry caterpillar eat it sooner. Help the string-attached caterpillar munches through the apple by threading in and out. Perfect for training and developing personal skills.
  • Educational Toys: Doing traditional teaching Montessori activities helps to inspire children and develop lacing and sewing skills, encourage fine motor skill, hand-eye coordination. Whether at home or on the way airplane, car. Keep children patient and busy for hours.
  • Ultimate Gift: Very durable and compact, no worries about breaking apart. It's surprising fun and such a neat idea. The string is about 30 inch long, enough to make the worm go through every hole. Good for problem solving.
  • This product is up to safety standard ASTM, CPISA, EN71, CPC.

deMoca Quiet Book for Toddlers - Montessori Basic Skills Activity - Soft Travel Toy & Educational Busy Book for 2 3 Year Old Boys & Girls + Zipper Bag (Red)

deMoca Quiet Book for Toddlers - Montessori Basic Skills Activity - Soft Travel Toy & Educational Busy Book for 2 3 Year Old Boys & Girls + Zipper Bag (Red)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • ✔️ NO LOSING PARTS – All pieces are tethered to the activity book. Features 9 Montessori toddler activities, helps kids natural learning through play. Pleasant baby cloth book touch and feel, yet durable and sturdy sensory toy
  • ✔️ MONTESSORI TOY – Montessori toys for toddlers with 9 Quiet Time activities to focus on like matching the velcro colored shapes, to practice on buckle toy, telling time and others
  • ✔️ TRAVEL TOY – Car activities & airplane activities travel toys for toddlers that will keep your kids busy on long journeys. Toddler travel activities full of real challenges, soft & easy to carry while exploring the world
  • ✔️ EDUCATIONAL TOY – Educational toys for 2 year olds and older toddler learning books. Preschool learning activities for quiet play and develop their fine motor skills toys
  • ✔️ MACHINE WASHABLE – deMoca Busy Book also suitable as sensory toys for autistic children, comes with a zippered washing bag to keep the toddler travel toys always clean, retaining its shape and quality.

VTech Click and Count Remote (Frustration Free Packaging), Black, Great Gift For Kids, Toddlers, Toy for Boys and Girls, Ages Infant, 1, 2, 3

VTech Click and Count Remote (Frustration Free Packaging), Black, Great Gift For Kids, Toddlers, Toy for Boys and Girls, Ages Infant, 1, 2, 3
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • Baby remote control plays more than 45 sing-along songs, melodies, sound effects and phrases
  • Toddlers can pretend channel surf through 9 channels including weather and news; interactive role play for an early education toy
  • 10 colorful buttons introduce colors, numbers and shapes to keep your child's attention; toy remote looks like Mom and Dad's
  • Up and down volume button teaches the concept of opposites; volume control allows parents to control volume of the sounds
  • TV remote toy is for children 6 months to 3 years old; 2 AAA batteries are included for demo, use new batteries for regular use

How to Travel with a Disability

I didn't even think about calling ahead to ask about accessibility. It was a fairly new facility. Of course, there will be handicap accessibility. No problem. I couldn't have been more wrong.

Two days before the conference the main speaker had a heart attack and I was asked if I could take his speaking slots as well as my own. I agreed. In fact, I was looking forward to the opportunity to share with other authors.

A friend signed up for the conference and drove me, since I don't drive, to the location. Carrying our purses and all my books and supplies for the conference, we approached the front counter. I smiled at the receptionist and asked, "Where is the writer's conference."

She pointed behind me. Turning I looked up a flight of stairs. Ok. That didn't look too handicap accessible. Turning back, I smiled, confident the place was accessible. "Please direct us to the elevator."

She paused. "There isn't any."

I glanced at the stairs, at my friend and back at the stairs. This was a problem. I assumed that being a fairly new facility, there would be handicap accessibility. Most of the rooms, I later found out, were handicap accessible-meaning they were on ground level. But there were these set of rooms that were up those flight of stairs that were not in any way handicap accessible. That is where the conference was being held. I didn't see I had much choice. I couldn't back out. I had become the main speaker. One way or another, handicap accessibility aside, I was going up those stairs.

Stairs are not very handicap accessible. Stairs are a problem for me. Though I do not use a wheelchair (except after some surgeries for awhile), I still have considerable limitations. Stairs are not my friend.

My limitations stem from Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis I contracted at 13 that put me into a wheelchair for ten years until joint replacements and a whole lot of reconstructive surgery got me back on my feet. In fact, my kids grew up knowing mom might be laid up for one surgery-usually another replacement as I wore out joints---or another during any given year. I had gotten used to checking things out for handicap accessibility since I do travel to conferences, etc. for my writing/speaking. This time, I'd blown it. The conference location was anything but handicap accessible.

Life presents challenges and this was just one more challenge. Leaning against the rail on one side, and with my friend on the other, I slowly made my way up those stairs, one step at a time. Winded, but exhilarated, I stepped into the hallway. "I made it!"

My friend brought up all our "stuff" and we presented ourselves to the conference staff. They greeted me, stuck a tag on my jacket and showed me where I could lay out my books. After I got as prepared as possible, my friend and I decided our next step was to use the facilities before the conference began.

"Oh," we were told, "there isn't a restroom on this floor." And I'd thought the conference location was less than accessible before.

My thought was, who in the world booked these rooms! Next I groaned as I thought about going down-and up those stairs again. The thought was exhausting.

Thankfully the president of the group overheard the conversation and gave us permission to use the bathroom in the room he'd booked for himself. Thankfully, though not created as a handicap accessible bathroom, I was able to use the facilities. It was all good-until lunch. Guess where lunch was being prepared? That's right. Down stairs. And yes, I did go down and up those stairs. I heard others with limitations laboring and muttering about the location and lack of thought for handicap accessibility.

Of course at the end of the very successful day, I had to descend those stairs again. It was a hard, exhausting lesson. Even in today's environment where handicap accessibility is mandated, not everything is handicap accessible. Not everything needs to be, but some things certainly need to be taken into consideration if you or someone you are with have accessibility issues.

I've been in a handicap bathroom that I was unable to use. I've been in motel that claimed accessibility but just a step or two kept it from being truly so. We've booked rooms touted as handicap accessible only to discover the bed was too low and a new policy mandated only two were allowed in the handicap accessible suite. The problem was we had two teenage girls with us. That wasn't the last time that happened in booking handicap accessible rooms, and I couldn't help but wonder if those who create these rooms believe those with disabilities don't have families.

What I have learned from my adventures is not to assume. If you or someone you're with has handicap accessible issues, be sure to always check out a facility before arrival. As I contacted the hotel later where the conference had been held, I discovered the organizers of the conference were told that those rooms were not handicap accessible. What happened was not the fault of the motel, but lack of sensitivity on the part of the organizers with regard not to me, who they didn't really know, but to many within their membership who were older.

I've learned other lessons as well.

If you use special equipment at home, do not leave home without it. At home I use I toilet riser. There are times I've left it behind thinking I'd be in a handicap accessible situation only to discover having the riser along would have improved the situation considerably.

Don't be afraid to ask questions. If the front desk doesn't know, ask the manager. Want particulars? Ask for the cleaning staff; often they know more than anyone else how a room is set up.

While I didn't have the option of moving the conference, had it been a situation where I'd booked a room only to find it didn't suit, I would have explained my situation and asked for other accommodations. At one family reunion, the handicap accessible suite turned out to be anything but handicap accessible. We explained the situation, got our money refunded and found accommodations at another motel.

Don't assume a restaurant, motel or any other place is handicap accessible in the way that best fits your particular needs. Always, always ask before arriving.

If you are concerned about handicap accessibility, take a companion with you. In my case, since I don't really drive, that is a given.

I find a positive attitude makes a lot of difference in how I am perceived and how much help I receive with accessibility and with what manner. If I am polite, but firm, most of those I deal with go out of their way to assist me.

Life is a challenge. If we see it as an adventure, even unexpected stairs can provide fodder for a good story and a good lesson in accessibility. Don't assume handicap accessibility. Check things out.

You can make a trip more pleasant and much more handicap accessible with just a little foresight and a good attitude.

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