for 1 Year olds from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




Recognizing color, shape and size, and sorting objects into groups are the _building blocks_ of beginning math skills. What better way to explore these important concepts than with boldly colored wood...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$16.48
4.0
Get children moving with these ready-for-fun play tunnels. - Made of durable materials and bursting with colorful character art, these tunnels set up quickly for play time and fold up easily for conve...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$30.98
4.5
Yummmyyy!- Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to remove these 4 delectable-looking wooden cupcakes from their cupcake baking tray. This special set has 4 dry erase markers shaped like icing ...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$21.98
4.0
Dress up!- Abby and Emma Magnetic Dolls are friends who love to trade clothes. - These two girls are an adorable play set featuring:- Magnetic dolls with doll stands- Plenty of clothing- Accessory pie...
Age: 48 month
$24.98
4.5
Slice me up a piece of watermelon please!- This set contains:- Eight pieces of wooden food- A cutting board- And a wooden knife- Food makes a fun CRUNCH sound when sliced. With 31 pieces, it's also a...
Age: 48 month
$21.98
4.5
Create wonderful works of art with this pro-painting set!- This horse painting set comes with a great pre-lined ready-to-hang canvas. - Includes 6 flip-top paint tubes.- Paint brush.- Mixing palette.-...
Age: 48 month
$7.68
3.5
Create wonderful works of art with this pro-painting set!- This dino painting set comes with a great pre-lined ready-to-hang canvas. - Includes 6 flip-top paint tubes.- Paint brush.- Mixing palette.- ...
Age: 48 month
$7.68
3.5
Here is a parcel of the food your little chef needs to keep chilled for delicious food play.- Eight wooden pieces include orange juice, waffles, milk, ice cream, cheese, yogurt, frozen vegetables and...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98
4.5
These binoculars will let you child explore the world around them in a fun way while expanding their horizons (or at least bringing the horizons closer). - Your child'interest in the environment will ...
Age: 48 month - 6 years
$10.49
4.5
Hitch the trailer, load the excavator and roll out!- As this tall yellow truck heads to the building site, the tough excavator stays in place on the grooved flatbed.- Then the ramp comes down, the exc...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98
4.0
Following the simple color key to complete animal-filled illustrations is an entertaining way to learn colors and practice fine motor skills.As the pictures become more complex, you child will experie...
Age: 36 month - 48 month
$5.48
5.0
Dressed in an elegant gown and jewel-like tiara, Princess Celeste is always prepared for her royal duties! Embellished with 'golden' embroidery, her petal-pink 'velvet' and 'satin' dress also features...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$32.98
4.0