Gift Guide For Kids Aged 2 years
Looking for a present for 2 year old boy or girl? Here’s our edit of the latest, must have toys and games (plus other presents too) for a child aged 2 years. We pick the hottest toys and games from the big retailers, industry experts, popular media and parenting blogs. If you can’t find these toys locally, we’ve popped in Amazon links so you can check prices and availability. Just so you know, we are an Amazon Associate and may earn from purchases made via qualifying links [disclosure].
Check also our page on gifts for a 1 year old
Little Tikes First Checkout
Comes with realistic money, scanner, card and fruit to scan.
Popular pre-school characters.
CoComelon characters are some of the most popular of the moment with pre-schoolers. Available through Youtube and Netflix. These are some of the latest must-have CoComelon toys.
Images: 1. Farmer JJ musical tractor. 2. JJ Onesie Plush for ages 18 mos+, 3. JJ Musical bedtime toy also for 18mos+.
Present For 2 Year Old – Orchard Toys
Here’s three new toys from Orchard Toys.
Images: 1. Jumble Jungle is a first matching game. 2 Magical Puzzles has six two-piece jigsaws featuring unicorns, fairies and other magical creatures. 2. First Farm Animals has two jigsaw puzzles of farm animals.
Present For 2 Year Old – Toot Toot Toys
Two new toys for this age-group from Toot Toot by VTech.
Images: 1. Smart Monster Truck with 60+ songs, melodies, sounds and phrases for pretend play and to develop fine motor skills. 2. Interactive Magical Unicorn with colour-change light-up horn, lights, sounds and learning features.
Present For 2 Year Old – Little People
Two new playsets from Little People by Fisher Price.
Images: 1. Pirate Ship with music, sounds and launching cannon. 2. Load Up and Learn Construction Garage with working crane.
Present For A 2 Year Old – LEGO Duplo
Our pick of of four new Duplo sets by LEGO for 2+.
Images: 1. Elsa and Olaf’s Ice Party from Frozen 2. Bakery 3. Family Camping 4. Pizza Stand.
Present For 2 Year Old – Hey Duggee
Hey Duggee is the very popular CBeebies show.
Images: 1. Hey Duggee Music and Storytime Squirrels 2. Hey Duggee My Best Friend with add-on patches 3. Music and Sounds Puzzle.
Melissa and Doug
Here’s our pick of three new toys and one classic from Melissa and Doug
Melissa and Doug is a brand known for its creative development toys that really look great too. They are always well received as a present for 2 year old. New from them is a range of Blue Clue’s toys and more wooden toys.
Images: 1. Blue’s Clues Wooden Rainbow Stacker 2. Blues Clues Portable Shape Sorter House 3. Jumbo Wooden Train 4. Nesting blocks with English Alphabet.
Here’s three new toys for this age-range from Leapfrog, plus one of our favourite classics.
Images 1. Choppin’ Fun Learning Pot 2. Count-along shopping basket and scanner 3. Letter-Go-Round sit-on spinner with animal, number and colour counting. 4. Ice-cream cart which was big at Christmas a few years ago and still very popular.
Little Tikes Cozi Coupe
Classic toy for a 2 year old. Now in multiple versions.
Images: 1. Dino 2. Classic Cozi Coupe 3. Princess 4. Ladybug.
Bing CBeebies Toys
Three new toys from Bing, the hit TV show for little ones which would make a great present for 2 year old boys and girls.
Images: 1. New Musical Statues Dancing Bing 2, New Wooden Bing character skittles 3. New Talking Pando with 15 fun phrases.
Adventures of Paddington DVD
New for 2021, Adventures of Paddington DVD with 17 episodes.
Picking the best toys for children of 2 years
At 2 years old, children are more mobile and developing lots of skills such as fine-motor skills and learning skills, and learning through play is very important. Finding a good present for 2 year old boys and girls is not easy because there is so much choice!
Our listings are based on current themes and trends for kids of two, as well as top toy picks from the largest toy retailers, toy industry experts and toy awards. We also follow TV, newspaper and parenting blog selections.
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