Stumped for Children's Birthday Gifts? Try These Toy Suggestions

  • Infants to a year old: activity quilts, stuffed animals without button noses and eyes, bath toys and squeaky toys.

  • 1 to 2 years old: books, blocks, fit-together toys, balls, push-and-pull toys, pounding toys and shape toys.

  • 2 to 5 years old: non-toxic art supplies, books, videos, musical instruments and outdoor toys like a baseball tee stand.

  • 5 to 9 years old: bicycles, crafts, jump ropes, roller skates and sports equipment.

  • 10 to 14 years old: computers, microscopes, board games and sports equipment.