want, need, wear, read: the gift guide for 1 year old girls
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Our favorite way to break up the gifts we buy for our kids is into four categories – Want, Need, Wear and Read. They get one gift from each category. Then the rest of the items on their lists go onto the gift registries (yes, registries – I love to set up holiday registries for each of our children at Target) we create for them online. It helps to eliminate the random junk we end that ends up in the garbage after a few weeks. This is series of posts rounding up the best gifts for children by age. This post is our “Want, Need, Wear, Read: Gift Guide for 1 Year Old Girls” guide.
Four is a great number! We have been doing this for the past three or four years, and don’t worry, when you set four gifts in front of your child, theyâll still be excited, they just won’t be overwhelmed. They will remember each gift and will be able to thoughtfully process each as they open them. More than four gifts and theyâre just ripping open paper until theyâve opened everything in front of them.
want: slide, keys, touch piano, zany zoo, ball popper
need: 360 straw cup, crib sheet, flamingo towel, bubble bath
wear: sleeper, mary janes, pom beanie, shirt bib
read: That’s Not My Piglet, Bake a Rainbow Cake, Baby, Let’s Eat, Ten Little Ladybugs
There you have it! Some holiday gift ideas for your little girl. Have you done “Want, Need, Wear, Read” with your kids before? Are you going to try it this year? It really has been a great way for our family to stay intentional with our holiday season. I typically can buy all 4 of our children’s gifts for $100 (or less)! It’s such a fun challenge.
Below you can shop some gift ideas for stocking stuffers!