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Best Toys for 2 Year Old Boys

The below is a list of best toys for 2 year old boys for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender-neutral toys, check out our top toys for 2 year olds.

Best gifts for 2 year old boys in 2018

The following are the best gifts for 2 year old boys.

1) Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set – 3 Ball

Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set includes an oversized rim and 3 junior size basketballs, which ensure easy scoring and more active play. This basketball hoop can be adjusted to six different heights from 2 to 4 feet. It introduces kids to the game of basketball and competitive play. Your little one will develop his social, motor, and coordination skills. The base can be weighted with sand for stability.

2) VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate Amazement Park Playset

Let your kid enhance his creativity by building a 3 foot long race car track to push vehicles through this Ultimate Amazement Park. Interactive role-play features a rocking platform, flag launcher, pit-stop buttons and flip-ramp. The car track features VTech SmartPoint Technology where placing the vehicle on the playset’s 8 SmartPoint locations will trigger different phrases, music, and other sound effects. Develop language and motor skills while navigating obstacles and racing through the track. Connect to other Go! Go! Smart Wheels and Go! Go! Smart Animals tracks (sold separately) to encourage your child’s creativity.

3) LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train Building Set

This LEGO DUPLO train building set includes 1 child LEGO DUPLO figure, 1 dog, 10 numbered bricks, 3 wagon bases, and other assorted bricks. Your little one can learn counting and math while creating and constructing their train! This can be rebuilt into a tunnel, building, or dog house with a roof that opens.

4) VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set

VTech Drum set has 3 drum pads, 1 cymbal, and 2 drumsticks so that your child can feel like a real drummer. Your little one can play along to 9 melodies, including rock, dance and pop. There are 4 modes of play: Free Play, Letters, Numbers, and Follow-Along. These modes teach children  letters, numbers, and music. Each drum features an unique LED light.

5) Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm

Let your little one explore the Animal Friends Farm by playing with the animals (horse, pig, sheep, chicken, cow, and goat) and placing them in their matching stalls. Certain actions, such as opening and closing the barn door, will trigger animal sounds like a “moo” or a “neigh.” This farm is perfect for toddlers and it helps them imagine what a real Farmer does to take of the animal friends.

6) Mega Bloks Big Building Bag, 80-Piece (Classic)

Mega Bloks are especially designed for toddlers. Made for little hands, First Builders blocks are easy to hold, stack, and take apart. Let your child use his imagination and creativity to build anything he can dream up, such as tall towers, crazy castles, and funny animals. Mega Bloks helps with physical, cognitive, and social development. Let your kid discover and role-play while improving his motor and learning skills. Mega Bloks is available in a variety of color schemes, including classic colors, lighter pastels, and trendy bright colors. It comes with a storage bag to make clean-up easier.

7) Little Tikes Cozy Truck

Little Tikes Cozy Truck is ideal for toddlers and preschoolers. This truck-styled riding toy rolls on rugged, durable tires and its front wheels spin 360 degrees. The foot-to-floor format is easy to start and stop. The truck is perfect for both indoors and out.

It includes a handle on the back for parent-controlled push rides. When the floor is in, your child’s feet are protected. There is a drop-down tailgate and a removable floorboard for growing toddlers. The steering wheel and horn can keep your little one entertained as he rides around. There is a rear storage bed so your child can store toys, snacks, and water nearby. The weight limit for this truck is up to 50 lbs.

For girl toys, check out our top toys for 2 year old girls.

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Best Toys for 1 Year Old Girls

The below is a list of best toys for 1 year old girls for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender-neutral toys, check out our best toys for 1 year olds.

Best gifts for 1 year old girls

1) LeapFrog Musical Rainbow Tea Set

Kids love learning and role-playing with this musical rainbow tea set. Let kids use their imagination and host a tea party. The teapot lights up and teaches kids about colors, matching, manners, and counting. This tea set toy will help kids build essential preschool skills early on, including matching and motor skills. This musical tea party set features 50+ songs, phrases and tea party sounds.

2) Fisher-Price Little People Surprise & Sounds Home

Let kids build their imagination with this Little People playhouse. Let kids discover and learn everything around the house. There’s an alarm clock that tells them when it’s time to get out of bed, a toilet that flushes and instructs them to wash your hands, a refrigerator that opens and tells them what color an apple is, etc. Kids can play with the Little People family and hear 50+ sounds, songs & phrases.

3) Mega Bloks DCH62 First Builders Big Building Bag, 80-Piece

These Mega Bloks are made for little hands. Designed especially for toddlers, First Builders blocks are easy to hold, stack, and take apart. Kids use their imagination to build anything they can dream up. Mega Bloks helps with physical, creativity, cognitive, and social development. Stimulate your kid’s learning and motor skills while encouraging discovery and open-ended play. Mega Bloks appeals to both boys and girls. For a more neutral color, consider purchasing the Classic Mega Bloks set.

4) LeapFrog My Pal Violet

Personalize this cute little puppy with your child’s name! You can connect Violet to your smart phone, tablet, or computer. There are more than 15 learning activities that you can personalize with your child’s favorite animal, food, color, etc. This interactive puppy includes 40+ songs so your child can sing, play, and move along with the music. Violet prompts kids to interact with her socially and build early language skills. Skills learned include coloring, colors, feelings & emotions, and words & phrases.

5) LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic Basket

Let your child explore shapes, colors, manners, and more with this 14-piece talking picnic set. This interactive picnic set includes more than 30 audio responses. By lifting the basket lid, you will hear instrumental music and fun sound effects. They can sing along while strengthening their creativity skills. Children use their imagination to play pretend and build motor skills as they sort, match, stack, empty, and fill.  All the pieces store in the basket for an easy clean-up.

6) VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

This VTech interactive learning walker helps your toddler develop from a crawler to a walker. It comes with a removable play panel and helps your baby learn shapes, colors, animals, music, etc. Features such as spinning gears, shape sorters, and a telephone handset keep the little ones engaged while they learn and develop their motor skills. There are over 70 sing-along songs, music, sound effects and fun phrases to keep your child entertained for long periods of time. VTech Learning Walker appeals to both boys and girls. Click here for a more neutral color.

7) Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Stroll-Along Walker

Fisher-Price Stroll-Along walker is perfect to steady your baby’s first steps. It features a wide wheel base and a sturdy handle that makes it easy for your baby to stroll along. Place a doll in this adorable stroller and encourage your baby to early role play. Baby is rewarded with 3 different musical tunes as she presses on the bear riding on the stroller handle. The walker includes a roller bar, spinners, and flipbook along the front .

8) Manhattan Toy Baby Stella Peach Soft Nurturing First Baby Doll

This 15-inch Baby Stella doll is the perfect size for your little one to pretend play and nurture their first baby doll. Each doll comes with an easy removable outfit, cloth diaper, and a magnetic pacifier that attaches to Baby Stella’s mouth. There are 5 different styles available of Baby Stella with unique skin tones, hair styles, and color variations.

For boy toys, check out our top toys for 1 year old boys.

Best toys for 2 year olds in 2018
Best toys for 2 year old girls in 2018
Best toys for 2 year old boys in 2018

Best Toys for 1 Year Olds

The below is a list of best toys for 1 year olds for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender specific toys, check out our Best Toys for 1 Year Old Girl and Best Best Toys for 1 Year Old Boy.

Best Gifts for a 1 Year Old

1) VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

This interactive learning walker from VTech helps your baby develop from a crawler to a walker. It comes with a removable play panel and helps babies learn shapes, colors, animals, music, etc. There are over 70 songs, music and fun phrases to keep your child entertained for a long period of time. Features such as spinning gears, shape sorters, and a telephone handset keep the little ones engaged while they learn and develop their motor skills.

2) Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy

This Baby Einstein musical toy has 7 baby friendly classical masterpieces by Mozart, Chopin, Rossini, and Vivaldi, helping your baby promote auditory development and music appreciation. Amazon has this toy for an affordable price of $5.99. This toy features a caterpillar bead handle that makes it easy for little hands to grasp and take anywhere.

3) Mega Bloks Big Building Bag, 80-Piece (Classic)

Mega Bloks are made for little hands. Designed especially for toddlers, First Builders blocks are easy to hold, stack, and take apart. Kids use their imagination and creativity to build anything they can dream up. Mega Bloks helps with physical, cognitive, and social development. Stimulate your kid’s motor and learning skills while encouraging discovery and role-play. Mega Bloks is available in a variety of color schemes, including classic colors, lighter pastels, and trendy bright colors. It comes with a storage bag to make clean-up easier.

4) Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

Improve your baby’s motor skills with this adorable animatronic pal that encourages your baby to get up and move. BeatBo teaches babies with its fun songs, learning content, and dance moves. It has 3 different modes – a Dance ‘N Move Mode that encourages baby to move around, Learning & Games Mode which helps teach baby ABCs, numbers, colors, etc., and a Customized Sing-Along Mode that lets you record a phrase, which BeatBo remixes into his favorite song. All of BeatBo’s colorful lights, dancing motions, music help stimulate baby’s senses of sight, hearing and touch.

5) Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Puppy and Friends Learning Table

This interactive activity table has many features to keep your baby busy. Its 4 light-up corners (laptop, phone, book, piano) improves your baby’s motor skills as it encourages babies to stand and cruise all around the table. Babies learn the alphabet, shapes, numbers, colors, greetings, and more through exciting stories and songs. There are over 60 songs, tunes, and phrases to keep your little ones entertained for longer. Phrases are available in both English and Spanish for bilingual learning. The legs of Fisher Price’s learning table can also be detached for playing on the floor.

6) VTech Spin and Learn Color Flashlight

VTech Spin & Learn Color Flashlight will keep your child engaged with songs and music that teach about colors, numbers, and animals. This kids flashlight comes with over 50 sing-along songs, sounds, and fun phrases to make learning more fun. There are 5 different light colors you can change to and 5 fun animal sounds you can listen to. It has an easy-to-grip handle so that your child can take it with them on every adventure.

7) Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Step ‘n Play Piano

Keep your baby busy with Fisher Price’s Step and Play Piano. There’s a musical keyboard on top and below to help your baby develop motor skills. Your baby can go for a 360 degree spin in the entertainer for all-around play. Activities include light-up drums, music note sliders, a tambourine, a microphone rattle, roller ball with music beads, and more. The sliding seat encourages baby’s first movements as baby walks back and forth on the keyboard. You can also remove the super-sized soft keyboard mat for tummy time or lay & play. All the lights, sounds, and music grabs your baby’s attention and helps to stimulate visual and audio senses.

8) VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone

VTech Touch & Swipe touch screen baby phone features 12 light-up pretend apps to encourage your child to touch and play. Apps include pretend calendar, clock, and weather. You can toggle between the app screen and the music mode, which features 15 playful melodies and sing-along songs. The songs help teach toddlers the alphabet, numbers, and first words. This baby phone encourages hand-eye coordination and role-play as they use pretend apps to call home, check the weather, and organize their day.

9) Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Chair

This Fisher-Price chair features Smart Stages technology, where you can enter baby’s age to select the stage that’s best for your child’s development. There are a variety of songs, phrases and sounds within 3 stages of play – 12M+, 18M+, and 24M+. The learning content changes as your baby grows. There are over 50 songs, phrases, and sounds that teaches your baby numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. The chair also includes an illustrated flip-book and a light-up remote control.

10) VTech Sort & Discover Activity Cube

VTech’s Activity Cube features 5 sides of fun activities with 6 activities and 2 electronic panels that introduce colors, numbers, animals and objects. The various activities play more than 75 songs, sounds, melodies and phrases. The activity cube helps your baby develop hand-eye coordination with its shape sorter and 4 colorful shape blocks. Your baby can also develop fine motor skills by turning the musical book pages, twisting the spinner, and sliding the animals.

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Best Toys for 1 Year Old Boys

The below is a list of best toys for 1 year old boys for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender-neutral toys, check out our top toys for 1 year old.

Best gifts for 1 year old boys

1) Mega Bloks Big Building Bag, 80-Piece (Classic)

Mega Bloks are especially designed for toddlers. Made for little hands, First Builders blocks are easy to hold, stack, and take apart. Let your child use his imagination and creativity to build anything he can dream up, such as tall towers, crazy castles, and funny animals. Mega Bloks helps with physical, cognitive, and social development. Let your kid discover and role-play while improving his motor and learning skills. Mega Bloks is available in a variety of color schemes, including classic colors, lighter pastels, and trendy bright colors. It comes with a storage bag to make clean-up easier.

2) Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm

Let your little one explore the Animal Friends Farm by playing with the animals (horse, pig, sheep, chicken, cow, and goat) and placing them in their matching stalls. Certain actions, such as opening and closing the barn door, will trigger animal sounds like a “moo” or a “neigh.” This farm is perfect for toddlers and it helps them imagine what a real Farmer does to take of the animal friends.

3) VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Treasure Mountain Train Adventure

This motorized frieght train chugs around the tracks, through the tunnels and up hills on its own. The train track features VTech SmartPoint Technology , where placing the train on the playset’s 9 SmartPoint locations will trigger different phrases, music, and other sound effects. Let your little one use his imagination and pretend to mine for gold in the mountain. The gold mine includes rotating gears, a crane to move the shape pieces around and a mine shaft. Connect to other Go! Go! Smart Wheels and Go! Go! Smart Animals tracks (sold separately) to encourage your child’s creativity.

4) VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate Amazement Park Playset

Let your kid enhance his creativity by building a 3 foot long race car track to push vehicles through this Ultimate Amazement Park. Interactive role-play features a rocking platform, flag launcher, pit-stop buttons and flip-ramp. The car track features VTech SmartPoint Technology where placing the vehicle on the playset’s 8 SmartPoint locations will trigger different phrases, music, and other sound effects. Develop language and motor skills while navigating obstacles and racing through the track. Connect to other Go! Go! Smart Wheels and Go! Go! Smart Animals tracks (sold separately) to encourage your child’s creativity.

5) Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Pull-Back Vehicle Set

These soft, lightweight vehicles mimic our everyday world: a school bus, police car, fire truck, and family car. The rev up mechanism inside each car makes it each for babies to get big acceleration with little input. They just need to pull them back and release to see them zoom across the floor. These bright-colored vehicles help nurture early vision, focus, and color awareness, while also helping kids improve their motor skills.

6) VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

VTech’s interactive learning walker helps babies develop from a crawler to a walker. It comes with a removable play panel, where babies learn shapes, colors, animals, music, etc. There are over 70 songs, music and fun phrases. Features such as spinning gears, shape sorters, and a telephone handset keep the little ones entertained while they learn and develop their motor skills.

7) VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck

This Drop and Go Dump Truck by VTech includes 3 colorful buttons that play melodies, phrases, and teach tools and colors. Drop a colorful rock into the top of the dump truck and watch it tumble into the bucket. Your little one will learn numbers as the interactive truck counts each rock. Then, push or pull the truck along to see the rocks rumble inside the bucket. This is perfect for toddlers and helps them develop motor skills.

For girl toys, check out our top toys for 1 year old girls.

Best gifts for 2 year olds
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Best gifts for 2 year old boys

Best Toys for 2 Year Olds

The below is a list of best toys for 2 year olds for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender specific toys, check out our Best Toys for 2 Year Old Girls and Best Toys for 2 Year Old Boys.

Best Gifts for 2 Year Olds in 2018

1) Little Tikes Cozy Truck

Little Tikes Cozy Truck is ideal for toddlers and preschoolers. This truck-styled riding toy rolls on rugged, durable tires and its front wheels spin 360 degrees. The foot-to-floor format is easy to start and stop. The truck is perfect for both indoors and out.

It includes a handle on the back for parent-controlled push rides. When the floor is in, your child’s feet are protected. There is a drop-down tailgate and a removable floorboard for growing toddlers. The steering wheel and horn can keep your little one entertained as he rides around. There is a rear storage bed so your child can store toys, snacks, and water nearby. The weight limit for this truck is up to 50 lbs.

2) VTech Little Apps Tablet

The Little Apps Tablet by VTech has a color-changing screen, 8 activity buttons, A-Z keyboard and piano keyboard. Your child can engage in imaginative play with this role-play electronic tablet. It features 4 special interactive activities with Cody the Smart Cub including music play, a calendar activity, a pretend camera game, and a fun question and answer chat. The Little Apps Tablet teaches letters, numbers, words, basic math, matching, and more. Children can create musical tunes with the built-in keyboard. It encourages children to play like their parents with their very own tablet. Cody The Smart Cub takes your little one on learning adventures with vivid animations and sound effects.

3) Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set – 3 Ball

Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set includes an oversized rim and junior size basketballs, which ensure easy scoring and more active play. This basketball hoop can be adjusted to six different heights from 2 to 4 feet. It introduces kids to the game of basketball and competitive play. Your little one will develop his social, motor, and coordination skills. The base can be weighted with sand for stability.

4) VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set

VTech Drum set has 3 drum pads, 1 cymbal, and 2 drumsticks so that your child can feel like a real drummer. Your little one can play along to 9 melodies, including rock, dance and pop. There are 4 modes of play: Free Play, Letters, Numbers, and Follow-Along. These modes teach children  letters, numbers, and music. Each drum features an unique LED light.

5) Little Tikes Spiralin’ Seas Waterpark Play Table

Little Tikes water play table helps your little one develop early motor and sharing skills. Kids can use their imagination and play for hours. It includes 1 water cup and 5 round characters that squirt water. Drop balls down spiral and watch them go down into the water. Turn the Ferris wheel to scoop up and drop off balls. This dynamic water table is just the right height and is perfect for toddlers who love playing with water. It holds up to 7 gallons of water.

6) LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train Building Set

This LEGO DUPLO train building set includes 1 child LEGO DUPLO figure, 1 dog, 10 numbered bricks, 3 wagon bases, and other assorted bricks. Your little one can learn counting and math while creating and constructing their train! This can be rebuilt into a tunnel, building, or dog house with a roof that opens.

7) Nuby Octopus Hoopla Bathtime Fun Toys

Make bath-time more fun with Nuby Octopus bath toys. This set includes 1 floating octopus and 3 rings to toss around the octopus’ tentacles. The fun colors and shapes stimulates baby’s senses and helps develop baby’s hand-eye coordination. These BPA-free bath toys are ideal for encouraging fun and imaginative play.

8) LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set

This includes magnetic tile reader, 26 interactive magnetic tiles. Your little one can sing along to fun learning songs such as the “Alphabet Song” and “Wheels on the Bus”. They can learn the alphabet with colorful letter tiles that talk, sing, and teach. Skills learned include phonics, the alphabet, fine motor skills, and vocabulary. When you press any letter twice, Tad uses it in a word and a sentence and if you place any letter on the bus, Tad says the letter’s name and sound.

9) Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Puppy and Friends Learning Table

This interactive activity table has many features to keep your baby busy. Its 4 light-up corners (laptop, phone, book, piano) improves your baby’s motor skills as it encourages babies to stand and cruise all around the table. Babies learn the alphabet, shapes, numbers, colors, greetings, and more through exciting stories and songs. There are over 60 songs, tunes, and phrases to keep your little ones entertained for longer. Phrases are available in both English and Spanish for bilingual learning. The legs of Fisher Price’s learning table can also be detached for playing on the floor.

10) Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

Improve your baby’s motor skills with this adorable animatronic pal that encourages your baby to get up and move. BeatBo teaches babies with its fun songs, learning content, and dance moves. It has 3 different modes – a Dance ‘N Move Mode that encourages baby to move around, Learning & Games Mode which helps teach baby ABCs, numbers, colors, etc., and a Customized Sing-Along Mode that lets you record a phrase, which BeatBo remixes into his favorite song. All of BeatBo’s colorful lights, dancing motions, music help stimulate baby’s senses of sight, hearing and touch.

11) VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe

The Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe by VTech is an interactive desk that transforms from a desk into an easel and chalkboard with a storage space for art supplies. It has 5 activity pages to explore that are filled with engaging content. It features 100+ vocabulary words, 20+ activities, and 20+ songs and melodies. Kids can pretend to make a phone call on the toy telephone or listen to fun tunes on the music player. There is a light-up display that shows how to write numbers and letters step-by-step. There are also 8 expansion packs sold separately that focus on a specific curriculum like nursery rhymes, reading skills, math, animals, shapes and numbers. This toy is perfect for encouraging play and discovery.

Best gifts for 3 year olds in 2018
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Best gifts for 3 year old boys in 2018