20 Best Toys for 2 Year Old Toddlers

AHEAD: The best toys for 2 year olds or toddlers that will grow with them, keep them engaged and stimulate their brains as they move from toddlers to preschoolers.

Looking for toys for your toddler?

Looking for toys for your 2 year olds or your toddler need not be difficult. Yes there are a ton of toys of there and no shortage of selection. But if you are looking for what types of toys you should get your 2 year olds here is the list for you.

Toys to grow with your toddler

Some of the category of toys you will find in this list include pretend play toy to help your toddler grow and develop their imagination and learning toys like puzzles, sorting and matching toys.

You’ll also find toys that will aid in the development of fine motor skills, toys to boost social skills as well as hand-eye coordination.

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Whether you are a parent or grandparent or loved one looking for toys for Christmas or birthdays. Or you just want to upgrade your playroom. This is the list for you.

The Best Toys for 2 Year Olds or Toddlers

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Connetix Magnetic Tiles

These magnetic tiles are simply the best and are a toy that will grow with your toddler from now until they are well into grade school.

Hello Magazine

Each 16-page issue of Hello is filled with age-appropriate content such as:

  • Themes that help toddlers understand the world around them
  • Photos and colorful illustrations
  • Word play, simple activities and games
  • Read-aloud stories, poems and songs that fit young attention spans

Name Puzzle

Encourage logic abilities, fine motor skills, letter recognition, name spelling, and early self esteem with a personalized name puzzle for a child.

Toy Train Set

A wooden train set with people, bridge and buildings is a great way to build imagination and fine motor skills. I recommend getting one that will be compatible with multiple sets.

Baby Doll

Dolls are perfect for all children, independent of their gender and key to developing key social skills. Getting a doll that is outside your race (especially if you are white) is a great way to combat subtle anti-racist messaging about other races your child may be getting from other sources, such as cartoons and school.

Doll Stroller

Does your toddler love using their stroller? Getting one of their own for their doll or stuffed animal would be a lot of fun for them.

Count & Match Educational Egg Toy

This education toy can help toddler learn to count, sort, and match. Each plastic egg contains a different color and number, with corresponding pegs and holes.

Magnetic Wooden Cutting Fruits Vegetables Food Play Toy Set

This magnetic veggie set is great for developing life skills such as cutting and slicing. They are also fun to use in a play kitchen.

Shopping Cart

This toy is super sturdy and great for taking to the supermarket or for playing make believe at home.

Wooden Toddler Jigsaw Puzzle

These bright and colorful puzzles are great for working on fine motor skills as well as early math skills. They are also great quiet time activities.


One of my favourite toys and something they will use for years. Even my 6 year old who plays with LEGO still enjoys building with Duplo every once and a while.

Play Kitchen Set

Whether you go big or small, a play kitchen set is a toddlers toy must-have. I used to place my play kitchen next to my real kitchen and my toddler and I would cook and clean together!

Wooden Kid’s Art Easel with Paper Roll and Accessories

An art set with everything is very convenient to have. If you don’t have room for an entire easel, getting no spill paint cups is key to paint hassle free with toddlers.


Your toddlers first dinosaur set! It won’t be their last but it will be the start of a long childhood fascination with these majestic beasts.


Both of my toddlers (a boy and a girl) play with our dollhouse. It’s may not be something you think of for a boy but consider getting a small one for them to enjoy.

Matching Sorting Set

These bears are perfect for colour sorting activities or just for fun.

Pretend Play Sets

Construction Truck Toys

Play Sweep And Mop

ABC 123 Puzzles

Fine Motor Tools

Vehicle Play Set with People

Wooden Blocks

Doctor’s Kit Play Set

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