Christmas idea for 14mo twin boys? I want to do a gift just from Dad but want to do something they’ll really enjoy. Thoughts?

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They are young kids they will forget whatever you give

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So depressing and not accurate. If toys create connection with your kids, they remember.

I still remember when I was tiny my dad gifted me a hard back book about a little mouse. I LOVED it for years. I was maybe 18M old and I remember him handing it to me.

A box. I bought cute toys and all he wanted to do was play with the colorful box it came in. Smh. 😅

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Duplo (for 18M+)
Play kitchen
Little tikes ride on digger
Little tikes ride on giraffe
Fisher price ride on tractor
Recycling truck toy
A giant box they can tumble into and shout choo-choo!

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As a dad of two young boys (4y and 18m), just get a few small things. Whatever aligns with their current interest. They will love them and then forget about them in a month. Don’t do what we did and way over-purchase and then have a house full of stuff you never use! Books are great, maybe a toddler basketball hoop for that age.

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Nugget! And those crawling tunnel. Both can play and it can be used so many ways!

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A big box and some crayons! They’ll go nuts. Foam building blocks are fun too.

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IKEA play kitchen, or two if you want them each to have one. $99 and worth every penny. (Alternatively, you could splurge on a bigger play kitchen that has more parts—some have fridges or dishwashers—to give enough real estate for them both to play at the same time.). IKEA also makes well-priced cookware and play food sets, although I have found that slightly more expensive ones from other retailers are more realistic/playable.

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Haha, oh boy. So far we have been had no such issues (kid is 19 months and have had it for a while), but I’m sure you’re not the only one with this experience. For what it’s worth, OP, my friend with a two-year-old boy also has the kitchen and has had no acrobatics issues, and another friend with kids 4&2 also has a similar but larger kitchen and no such problems, but I see the risk.

My sons favorite gift at his 1st birthday party (he was 14mo, party was late due to Covid) was a pig spatula (solid end like a spreader) that someone got at the dollar tree. I had put “safe kitchen utensils” as a joke on the invitation to tell people not to buy gifts. We still have it and my now 14mo daughter and 2.5yo son still fight over it

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Dungeons and Dragons

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Custom board book with family pictures in it.

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I have a 17m old. So far the biggest hits were books. It all depends on the kid.
But I’m also happy I bought a play kitchen, a little adjustable desk and chair (great for drawing, eating snacks, puzzles)

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So far, I've picked out these gifts for my twin boys: Legos, school bags, soft toys, Nintendo Switch games, and even more Legos. They've always loved Legos, beginning with Lego Duplo and advancing to the Classic and City sets. Latest gift received from a friend was Lego Star Wars. They never seem to tire of them.

A small backyard slide!

I did useful for our house situation. When my girl was 16 m I planned ahead and started creating her an art room. She got a kids table that year. She is now 5 and that is where we do home work. Got her one from craft table or something I believe so it grew with her. For her birthday that year she got are supplies and a bin storage from ikea. Was awesome.

Bath toys. My kids are a little older now, but they have always loved bath toys. Things that swim when you pull the string, foamy soap, little basketball hoop that sticks to the wall, bath finger paint, a little plastic tea pot and cups, the cups that have holes in the bottom for the water to trickle out. Lots of options and they are cheap.

My 15 month old loves the Lovevery toys if you don’t have a subscription box. Also loves his play kitchen and little balance bike

Second the bath toys and some sort of play kitchen (we did a play food truck). Might be a little early for magna-tiles but they are amazing and totally workers the cost. My 4&7 year old still play with them. Mine also started loving toys cars from day 1 so one of those rugs with the road/town on them.

If you have a yard and live in a mild climate, riding/push toys are great for this age. Also those little three wheel bikes that have a handle for you to push were a big hit with my boys at that age - a little less confining than a stroller for walks. Radio flyer makes one but there’s a brand at WalMart that I can’t recall but it’s blue that is both cheaper and sturdier.

Box and wrapping paper 😂

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