At Monti Kids we understand the importance of celebrating milestones such as your baby’s first birthday. It is an achievement for you as parents too after making it through the sleepless nights and stressful firsts!
Gift Ideas from Monti Kids
13-15 month play set - all your one year old needs to start off year two with fun!
Music Set - the perfect set for a little one who loves music and rhythm!
Cooking Together Set - collaborate with your little chef in the kitchen!
Art Set - let creativity fly with all the tools you'll need for years of fun!
Self Care Station - build self-esteem and awareness with this perfect addition to any room!
Outdoor Learning Set - get outside when you're little one is walking to explore the world!
Throw A Low-Key Summer Birthday Party For Your Toddler
Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
Hosting an outdoor scavenger hunt is a great way to get toddlers outside and engaged with their surroundings. You can create a visual picture list of items for the children to find in the backyard or at a nearby park, such as pinecones, leaves, rocks, or flowers. Make sure to include items that are safe and age-appropriate for the toddlers.
As they find each item, you can encourage them to talk about what they found, and discuss the textures, colors, and shapes of each item. Offer a tote bag as a goody bag to collect their items and take home when they're finished!
Toddlers love to play dress-up, and a dress-up party is a fun and low-key way to celebrate their birthday. You can set up a costume station with a variety of costumes and accessories, such as hats, scarves, and jewelry. You can also encourage them to bring their own costumes from home.
As the children dress up, you can encourage them to explore different roles and characters, and act out their own stories or plays. Let them take home a homemade costume if you're really ambitious!
Arts and Crafts Party
An arts and crafts party is a great way to encourage toddlers to express their creativity and explore different textures and materials. You can set up a variety of stations with different art supplies, such as paint, markers, crayons, playdough, or beads. Make sure to include age-appropriate materials that are safe for toddlers.
As they create their artwork, you can encourage them to talk about what they're making, and ask them questions about the colors, shapes, and textures they're using. This activity helps to develop children's fine motor skills, creativity, and self-expression.
Music and Movement Party
Toddlers love to move and dance, and a music and movement party is a great way to celebrate their birthday while also encouraging physical activity. You can set up a dance floor with music and encourage the children to dance and move their bodies.
You can also include simple instruments, such as shakers or tambourines, for the children to use while dancing. Dance and sing with them to model the joy that music can bring!
Hosting a garden party is a fun and educational way to celebrate your toddler's birthday while also introducing them to the world of gardening. You can set up a small garden bed or pots with soil and seeds for the children to plant and care for.
As the children plant and care for their garden, you can talk to them about the different parts of the plant, and encourage them to observe the changes as the plant grows. They can even take home a pot that they planted and watch it grow for months to come!