Toys For Toddlers
Toddler toys for girls and boys aged 1-3 years. Here’s our edit of the latest toddler toys, award-winning toys for toddlers and classic toys and games which would make great gifts as kids grow and develop more skills. If you can’t find any of these toys locally we’ve included links to Amazon. Just so you know, we may earn from purchases made via qualifying links on this page. For toys for little ones under 12 months go to our page on Baby Toys.
Leapfrog Fun-2-3 Instant Camera
Great for budding photographers. Insert a photo card to learn all about animals, numbers, shapes and colours. Cards are easily stored using the wrist strap. From 12 months.
Fisher Price Boom box
Plenty of opportunities to laugh and learn with this retro-inspired ‘boom box’. Includes fun busy activities such as ‘speaker spinner’, open/close cassette deck, slider, toggle switch and more. Teaches letters, colours, shapes and opposite. For ages 6 months to 3 years.
Bing is the hit TV show for little ones. The house is just like the one in the show and comes with nine little accessories for imaginative play. Also features a carry handle. For kids aged 18 months+.
Hey Duggee And Musical Squirrels
Hey Duggee plush with music, stories and fun sounds from the popular CBeebies TV show. Suitable from 10 months.
Toddler Toys – Janod Tropical Train
The little Janod Tropical Train is a 2-in-1 toy for stacking and pulling. Made of FSC certified wood for ages 12 months plus.
Peppa Pig Ride-on Plush
Here’s George’s dinosaur rocker on a wooden base for Peppa Pig fans aged 12 months and over. Featured on our Latest New Toys page.
Toddler Toys – Lamaze Airtivity Table
Three-in-one activity set for little ones from 12 months. Transforms into an activity table for when they can stand.
Toddler Toys – Mini Micro 3 in 1 Push Along Scooter
Suitable from 12 months, this push-along scooter was a bronze award winner in the Made For Mums Awards last year.
Little Tikes First Checkout
Comes with realistic money, scanner, card and fruit to scan.
Cocomelon Musical Learning Bus
For little learners aged 18 months+. Featuring characters from the popular Cocomelon show available through Youtube and Netflix. Four modes of play including letter recognition. Also has lights and music including, of course, Wheels On The Bus. Has a handle too so great for play away from home. One of the Hero Toys 2022.
Bluey GoGlow Plush
For fans of Bluey, here’s a cuddly soft toy that is also a nightlight. Lovely way to fall to sleep with automatic shut-off after 10 minutes for ages 2+.
Toddler Toys – Orchard Toys
Jumble Jungle is a first matching game from Orchard Toys for ages 2-5 years. Teacher-tested and wipe-clean cards.
Toot Toot Monster Truck
The Smart Monster Truck from VTech’s Toot Toot range has 60+ songs, melodies, sounds and phrase for pretend play and to develop fine motor skills. From 18 months.
Fisher Price Little People Playhouse
Little People Friends Together Playhouse is great for toddlers and preschool kids aged 1-5 years. The electronic home playset folds for storage and comes with two figures and accessories. There’s songs, sounds, phrases, counting, opposites, greetings and lights.
LEGO Duplo Fire Station
Huge LEGO Duplo fire station has 117 pieces including two firefighters, helicopter and push and go fire engine with ladder, hose, lights and siren. For kids over 2 years.
Melissa and Doug Flower Gardening Play Set
Explore the joy of gardening with colour-changing pretend play flowers. Encourages a connection with the natural world for children over 3 years of age.
Tonies Starter Set
All-in-one audio device for kids: portable speaker, audiobook and bedtime storyteller and music box. Seen here in the Julia Donaldson bundle including The Gruffalo. For ages 3+ but suitable for younger kids with adult supervision.
Disney Princess Ultimate Celebration Castle
New from Disney is this ultimate celebration castle with it’s iconic castle silhouette and fireworks display. Stands 1.2m high with three storeys and six rooms. Comes with furniture but no dolls. For ages 3+.
Poppy The Booty Shaking Pug
New from Pets Alive is Poppy The Pug who shakes and dances to three songs. Plus her head spins round 360. For ages 3+.
Paw Patrol Wooden Truck and Trailer
New from Melissa and Doug, is this wooden truck set with 28 early-learning blocks including letters, numbers, Paw Patrol characters, puzzle art and three play figures. Great for pre-school learning without a screen.
Kindi Kids Shiver and Shake Rainbow Kate
New interactive toddler doll from the Kindi Kids range which would make a good present for 3 year child. Shiver ‘n’ Shake Rainbow Kate has over 40 phases and sounds. If she’s poorly with the Sprinkle Pox, you’ll feel her shiver and shake. But don’t worry, you’ve got everything you need to make her better including lots of Shopkins accessories. For ages 3+.
What make good toddler toys?
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. By the age of By the age of 3, a child’s attention span grows and more verbal skills develop, they will be better able to follow instructions and express their own needs and thoughts. They are also fine-tuning their motor skills, and could be starting to learn numbers and letters. And of course, they love characters they know from books or TV including some of those we’ve listed above.
Our toy picks
Our listings are based on current themes and toy trends for toddlers, 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.
Our blog is written by parents to give grown-ups ideas for toddler toys
This website is for people over 18 and is for general information purposes only. A listing does not necessarily imply a recommendation and we only test products where stated. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under our control. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
We are not the seller or supplier of any products listed on this blog and therefore we do not have any of the legal obligations that apply to these sellers nor responsibility for the quality, safety or legality of any products listed.
We endeavour to keep all information on our website up-to-date and correct but we make no representations or warranties of any kind – express or implied – about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services or related graphics contained in the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.