Here are the top toys and best gifts for 2 year old boys that will channel his energy and that experts say will support his development.
What to buy a two year old boy? At 2 years old, your little man is already starting to run, jump, and play. Since he is learning his abcs, he is probably starting to use words and speak in short sentences. The Babycenter Medical Advisory Board says that the best gifts for 2 year old boys include ride-on toys, balls, artistic toys, musical toys, pretend toys, blocks, puzzles, and vehicles. Check out the top toys for 2 year olds.
Best Pretend Toys For A 2 Year Old Boy
Dr. Matheson of the Journal of Nutritional Education and Behavior noted that pretend versions of real life objects help model behavior. Pretend toys let your son mimic things in the real world. Inspire his creativity with these fun gift ideas for a 2 year old boy.
LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream CartAges 2-5
Kids will have a blast operating their very own ice cream shop! The Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart teaches kids about ordering, critical thinking, and following directions. Did somebody say ice cream? Mmm… it’s deliciously fun learning!
Elf on the ShelfAges 3-12
For many households, this little Elf has become a tradition. It comes with a little book that illustrates the story. Apparently, every night the little Elf disappears to the North Pole to report to Santa. In the morning, the Elf returns to a new place. The twist? Every night you move the Elf. It’s fun coming up with new places for the Elf to appear.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Scoop and Service Ice Cream CounterAges 3+
Kids will enjoy running their own ice cream shop. The wooden ice cream display stores and displays ice cream scoops, toppings, cones, scoopers, tongs, and more. Servers can stack the scoops and top with fun toppings. Kids will have endless imaginative fun in the ice cream shop!
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden CookieAges 3-5
Kids who love cookies will love this cookie play set. Kids can pretend to slice and bake cookies. The set includes 12 sliceable cookies, 12 toppings, cookie sheet, kitchen mitt, knife and spatula. The cookies can be stored inside the cookie dough tube. This is fun pretend kitchen play!
Since he sees mommy and daddy cooking dinner on the stove, he probably would love his own set of pans where he can “cook.” This set of pans look so realistic that it is hard to believe that they are made for kids. Only the size gives it away! It’s so adorable to watch him cook pretend meals with these. Just don’t try to use them for actual cooking to replace your pans!
Little Tikes Shopping CartAges 2-5
While this shopping cart doesn’t look as real as the Melissa & Doug one, he will still love pushing it everywhere with his toys inside. It’s a fabulous push toy. Little Tikes makes several plastic shopping carts that are so adorable. His little animals can ride along in the shopping cart.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Coffee Maker Set Ages 3-5
It’s no secret that 2 year olds love playing kitchen. Little ones love imitating what their parents do in the kitchen. Melissa & Doug makes a wonderful line of high quality wooden kitchen appliance toys that let him use his imagination. He will love “making” coffee for mommy or daddy in the morning with this fun playset.
Kidzlane Deluxe Doctor Medical KitAges 3+
Is there a doctor in the house? Every little doctor needs his medical kit. With this mobile medical kit, kids will have all their tools by their side. There’s a stethoscope, otoscope, thermometer and syringe. The coolest part? Everything fits inside the adorable little case.
Melissa & Doug Take-Along Tool KitAges 3-5
There is a construction party over here! 2 year olds love having their own tools. Now your 2 year old can have his own tool box. There’s a screwdriver, saw, wrench, ruler, and hammer. What would tools be without nails, screws, and bolts? It’s got those too. Kids will love hitting the wooden nails with the hammer over and over.
Green Toys Dish SetAges 2-10
Made in the USA, Green Toys makes fabulous pretend play toys for kids. All of its toys are made of recycled milk jugs. This dish set contains everything he needs to serve pretend dinner including the silverware. The coolest part? Because its environmentally friendly and contains no BPA , your child can actually eat out them.
Melissa & Doug Toy Shopping CartAges 3-6
If somebody gave you a shopping cart, you probably won’t get excited. Give your 2 year old boy a shopping cart and suddenly it is the best thing in the world. This one from Melissa & Doug looks so realistic that he can actually “help” you do the shopping. It’s perfect for taking to the grocery store. It’s even got a little area where he can take his little buddy along for the ride.
Sesame Street Playskool Collector Figures, 5-PackAges 18m-15
Does your 2 year old love Sesame Street? Now he can bring new adventures to life with this 5-pack collector set. The set includes favorites like Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Oscar, and more. It makes a great gift idea that will spark his imagination.
Do you find that your TV remote always goes missing? Hide the remote and put this pretend TV remote on the coffee table. When he presses the buttons, it lights up, sings, and does everything in its power to keep your little one from grabbing the real remote. It teaches everything from numbers and ABCs to colors, opposites, greetings and more. The only problem? He might get upset that it doesn’t change the channels. You will be relieved.
How is your future cook going to cook pretend meals? He could use his hands but that wouldn’t be sanitary. These scaled down versions of utensils are the perfect gift. Not only do they look extremely realistic, you can even throw them in the dishwasher since they are food and dishwasher safe. The only problem? You might actually fool somebody into thinking that they are actually real. That’s good for some real laughs.
Fisher-Price Little People Farm Animal FriendsAges 1-5
The Little People are chunky and soft characters that are designed for little hands. Playtime is more fun when you bring animals along. This set comes with 9 farm animals that children can play with on their own or with Little People Animal Friends Farm set.
Battat Vet Kit ClinicAges 2-8
Does he dream of having his own puppy? Your little veterinarian will love taking care of this Dalmatian puppy that comes in its own carrier. It’s a great toy encouraging role play. While it is fun to play with the 15 tools, 2 year old boys will love taking this puppy everywhere.
Learning Resources Fresh Picked Fruit And Veggie ToteAges 2+
I know, I know … mother always said never to play with your food. But this is different. This is play food fun for everyone and it inspires communication and social development. This 16-piece set is designed specifically for little hands so they can easily grasp the various fruits and veggies. An included durable canvas tote allows for storage and grocery shopping.
Fisher-Price Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Clubhouse PalsAges 2+
Is he a Disney lover? This 5-pack of Disney characters is sure to bring a big smile to his face. The set includes Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Pluto. These nicely detailed figures are sure to inspire his imagination with magical story-telling adventures.
Melissa & Doug Dust! Sweep! Mop!Ages 3-6
Who would have guessed that little ones love cleaning? You could buy him a broom and cleaning supplies to help you with the cleaning, but you would probably feel a little guilty. Instead, get him this pretend 6 piece cleaning set from Melissa & Doug that includes a pretend mop, broom, and duster. The cleaning items are designed for pretend play only, but when he grows up he might actually mop the floor.
Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go MowerAges 18m-5
Your little gardener will love following daddy or mommy around with this pretend mower. Little ones will love pulling the cord to start the mower as it makes realistic vrooming noises. The coolest part? All the sounds are mechanical so there are no batteries required. Too bad it can’t really cut the grass.
LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic BasketAges 6m-3
He will absolutely love this singing picnic basket that is a cleverly designed fill and spill toy. He will love filling the basket with all the pretend food and dumping it out on the picnic blanket over and over. The coolest part? It’s includes plates with shapes on them that are actually shape sorters for the various shaped pretend foods. It’s pink and purple, but your 2 year old boy won’t care.
Green Toys Tea SetAges 2-10
Young boys will have amazing fun with this fantastic tea set from Green Toys. This playset includes a complete tea set: teapot with lid, sugar bowl with lid, creamer, four cups, saucers, and teaspoons. The set is made from 100% recycled materials and meets FDA food contact standards. Kids will have fun playing tea party with their friends and family … and it doesn’t just have to be make-believe.
Basic Fun Fisher-Price Classics Retro Cash RegisterAges 2+
Ching! Ching! Who doesn’t love playing with coins? 2 year olds will spend hours placing the coins in the slots of this colorful classic cash register. Who needs cash? Just like mommy, kids will love dropping the coins into the cash register. The best part? There are no batteries required.
Learning Resources Dinner BasketAges 2-10
Hey mom, dinner is ready. This fun basket comes with highly realistic finger foods made out of rubber. There’s chicken, veggies, and even a glass of milk. It’s a great toy for teaching him the basic food groups. He will love pretending to chew them. He might even ask you to take a bite. Don’t!
Learning Resources New Sprouts Munch It!, 20-PcsAges 2-6
This realistic looking play food is sure to inspire endless creative storytelling adventures. The food looks so delicious, you could almost eat it. This 20-piece set from Learning Resources delivers crush-proof toys that will last. The best part? Not only do they look super delicious, but they’re perfect for your little one’s hands.
Melissa & Doug Mickey Mouse & Friends Hand PuppetsAges 2-5
Does he love Disney characters? Inspire his creativity and imagination with these fun plush Disney puppets. This 4-pack set includes Disney favorites: Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald. What’s great? These can even fit adult hands so you can play along with your son.
Peppa Pig Figure Royal Family, 4-PkAges 2+
Peppa Pig is one of the most popular shows on television for toddlers. Made of rubber, these little action figures based on the show are super cute and the perfect size for little hands to play with. Your little one will love moving their heads, arms, and legs to pose them. Plus, they are the perfect cake toppers. Dressed in Royal Family attire, this is a must-have for any Peppa Pig fan.
Learning Resources New Sprouts Bushel of VeggiesAges 2-10
Didn’t your mom teach you to eat your veggies? Well, now you can have a bushel of fun with this realistic bushel of veggies. It’s great for teaching good eating habits during early childhood. This set includes 9 pieces along with the bushel basket.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Puppet TheaterAges 18m+
Transform your house into a magical Puppet Theater! The Doorway Puppet Theater is an award-winning toy from Melissa & Doug. The Puppet Theater features a fantastic castle scene with curtains that can be pulled back to enjoy the show. Wonderful set for inspiring creative play! Now all you need are the puppets and your imagination to put on a spectacular show.
Hape ToasterAges 3-5
Breakfast is ready! Hape makes a cool assortment of wooden kitchen appliances that are great for kitchen play. We love this pretend toaster. It comes with pretend toast that kids will love putting in the pretend toaster. The coolest part? Kids can actually “toast” the pretend toast thanks to the spring inside. There is even pretend butter to spread on the toast!
Snowtime Anytime Indoor Snowball FightAges 3+
Who said you need snow to have a snow ball fight? Made out of fabric, these faux snowballs are just as fun. The coolest part? You can even have an indoor snowball fight. Christmas morning just got a whole lot more fun. Your 2 year old can have his first snowball fight.
LeapFrog Number Lovin’ OvenAges 2-5
Time to get the oven. Mommy and daddy have an oven so naturally 2 year olds want their own oven. This cute little oven bakes up some math fun, teaching early counting skills like numbers and even fractions through fun catchy songs. There is so much fun stuff on the menu like a 4 piece pizza, bread, cupcakes, and eggs. It’s a recipe for fun.
Hanta Janss Santa SackAges 3+
What better way to convince him that Santa is real than with a Santa sack. Made out of cotton, you can put all his gifts inside. When he wakes up on Christmas morning, he will get so excited to see the sack. Just tell your 2 year old to leave milk and cookies out for “Santa” the night before.
Fisher-Price Little People A Christmas StoryAges 1-3
Now your 2 year old can act out the entire Christmas story with this fun play set that recreates the birth of Jesus Christ. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s manger set but it is built for children to play with. All of the Little People characters are bulky, which makes it easy for your two year old to grab and play with.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding BenchAges 2-4
Your little toolman will love playing with this pretend tool set from Melissa & Dough. 2 year old boys will love the hammer that can be used to pound the pegs over and over. He will love fixing things just like mommy and daddy.
Fisher-Price Little People Caring for Animals Farm SetAges 1-5
There is no better way to learn about animals than heading to the farm. Your little farmer will love playing with all the animals on this colorful farm play set. There’s a cow, chicken, pig, and horse. The coolest part? The animals come to life with fun sound effects when you press the discovery button.
Little People Share & Care Safari PlaysetAges 2-5
Welcome to the Little People Happy Animals Habitat. It’s an interactive playset featuring voices and sounds that bring the set to life. Kids can zip over and pay your animal friends a visit. You can check out the rainforest where the weather changes really quickly. It turns purple and a storm begins. The animals can take shelter and you can take the hippo on an adventure through the lagoon. Other cool surprises include drop-through play and peek-a-boo play. The panda plays a really cute song when he’s discovered. The parrot is looking out from above. And there’s 360-degrees of play with decks, beds and places to eat. There’s even a bridge for the parrot to take a peek down below. So lots of exciting ways for kids to learn and play.
Peppa Pig’s Deluxe House Ages 2+
Peppa Pig fans will love this Deluxe House playset based on the show. The house features a bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom and three articulated figures – Peppa, George and Suzy. Kids will have fun adding the 15 play pieces to decorate the house and bring it to life! It’s perfect for Peppa Pig lovers.
Fisher-Price Little People Advent CalendarAges 1-5
2 year old boys will love counting down the days to Christmas with this holiday themed Little People set. Watch as his eyes light up every day. It’s like Christmas . . . every day. Inside there are 24 fun surprises featuring everything from Santa Clause to Christmas themed goodies. All of the chunky characters and pieces inside are designed for growing little hands.
Battat Big Red Barn Animal Farm PlaysetAges 18m-8
Welcome to Battat’s Big Red Barn Animal Farm! Your toddler will be inspired to create his own barn adventures with this classic set from Battat. The barn has plenty of fun play features inside with windows, doors that open, and a second level. It comes complete with a barn, farmer, cow, sheep, horse, and pig. A convenient handle allows for easy transport. What will your adventures look like?
Little Tikes Stem Jr. Wonder Lab ToyAges 2-5
It’s never too early to get your child interested in science. Get your 2 year old excited with his own laboratory with the Little Tikes Wonder Lab. With 20 experiments, there is so much to explore including a bubbly beaker and ball drop. The coolest part? It comes with colorful experiment cards that make it simple for kids to do the experiments. All he needs is a lab coat and he will love playing a scientist.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Servin’ Up Fun Food TruckAges 18m-3
Who needs a kitchen play set? If you are looking for that “Big Santa gift,” this is it. With this Food Truck play set, he can play “kitchen” and “drive.” There are a ton of different foods to prepare. He will prepare tacos, hamburgers, pizza, and smoothies for everybody. There is even a cash register for ringing up purchases. The cool part? The trash bin is actually a nifty shape sorter. It’s a toy that feeds the imagination.
Little kids can get a smart home of their own. Like other Laugh & Learn products, it is designed to grow with your child. As babies crawl though the door, they enter a world of learning. There are so many different activities for baby to explore. Not only can they play pretend kitchen, but babies will learn numbers, shapes, weather, and more. The pretend fridge is actually a cleverly designed shape sorter. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s smart home.
Step2 Best Chef’s Toy Kitchen PlaysetAges 2-5
Meet the dream kitchen for kids! Measuring just under 3-feet tall and 3-feet wide, this elegant looking toy kitchen from Step2 looks so good that mommy and daddy will wish that their kitchen looked as nice. Like most toy kitchens, the hardest part is building it.
Step2 Grand Walk-in Kitchen and GrillAges 2-8
Step 2 makes great kitchen playsets. If you are looking for that big Santa gift for your 2 year old boy, this kitchen playset is the perfect gift. Made out of plastic, it’s like a playroom that kids can walk around. It’s got everything a real kitchen has including a grill, oven, stovetop, and more. The sound effects bring everything to life as kids are preparing pretend food. The best part? It comes with a ton of accessories.
Fisher-Price Little People Noah’s ArkAges 1-4
Your 2 year old will love playing out adventures with Noah and the animals with this fun playset from Fisher-Price. The complete set includes nine figures and Noah’s Ark. Relive this classic story in a fun way while inspiring your child’s imagination.
VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Park and Learn Deluxe GarageAges 1-5
Kids’ imaginations will soar to new heights with the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Park and Learn Deluxe Garage set. It’s packed with interactive features like phrases, music, and sound effects to enhance your play experience. What’s cool? The elevator actually functions. Kids will enjoy playing out all sorts of adventures with this super fun garage from VTech.
VTech Paw Patrol Rescue DriverAges 2-5
Fans of Paw Patrol will love this little steering wheel that allows them the drive their own make-believe rescue ATV. He will love pressing the buttons and moving the handle, pretending to drive around and go on rescue missions.
Choo! Choo! Gear up for fun adventures with Mickey in Go! Go! Smart Wheels Mickey Choo-Choo. Pass over 5 Smart Point locations on the track to activate over 40 fun phrases, songs, and sounds. Press Mickey to hear fun phrases. Kids will love revealing the fun peek-a-boo scene. The coolest part? Kids can combine this set with other Go! Go! Smart Wheels sets to expand the fun.
Little People Take Turns Spiral SkywayAges 18m-5
Start your engines and get ready for thrilling racing action with the Little People Take Turns Spiral Skyway! The Spiral Skyway delivers 3-feet of fun with an exciting winding race track and interactive sounds. It’s the tallest Spiral Skyway track ever.
Little Tikes Splish Splash Sink & StoveAges 3-10
Just like mommy and daddy, your little chef will love cooking up some fun with this fun kitchen toy. With 13 different accessories, there is plenty of pretend fun to be had. The coolest part? It has an actual working faucet so kids can clean up after they are done. Now if 2 year olds could only wash the real dishes.
Fisher-Price Little People Travel Together Friend ShipAges 1-5
The Little People play sets are perfect for small kids. They come with chunky pieces that are perfect for little hands that are just developing. The Little People are headed out to sea with their Travel Together Friend Ship. This is no ordinary ship. Because it as wheels, it can drive around on land. It might look like a boat but it opens up into a play set. Inside there is an oasis for the Little People including a swinging hammock. It’s the perfect play set to inspire little imaginations and endless storytelling.
EverEarth Jr. Ramp RacerAges 18m+
Start your engines and get ready for some ramp riding thrills! This quality 4-level wooden ramp set includes 4 wooden race cars that race down the track. Start ’em at the top and watch ’em race down the track. So much fun! The best part? The fun never gets old. Once you reach the end of the track, your toddler will love racing it again and again!
Step2 Heart of The Home KitchenAges 2-8
Made out of plastic, this Kitchen from Step 2 is designed after a real kitchen. Your 2 year old will love role playing and cooking just like mommy and daddy. We like that this one can be personalized by putting your child’s photo in the frame. The stove top makes realistic cooking sounds, pretending to cook food. With 41 plastic accessories, it comes with a few pieces of food and dinnerware.
Little Tikes 2-in-1 Food TruckAges 2-5
Little ones can run their own food truck and kitchen with the Little Tikes 2-in-1 Food Truck. Serve up delicious hot dogs and ice cream. Cool play features include a working bell, steering wheel, horn, play soda fountain, oven, microwave, fridge, and more. Kids will have endless fun while sparking their imaginations.
Fisher-Price Little People Big Helpers HomeAges 1-5
With chunky characters, the Little People line is perfect for smaller kids. This house incredibly cool. It comes in several different variations. We love that it comes with a boy, girl, and pet dog. There are many buttons and interactive features. The best part? The toy encourages politeness, teamwork, and manners through its fun dialogue. He is going to love inviting all of his toys over to play in the house. The best part? It folds up, making it easy to store.
Hape Country Critters Wooden CubeAges 1-6
Every 2 year old boy needs an activity center. You won’t find any stimulating lights and sounds here. It’s good old fashioned play. Your little guy will love exploring each side of this wooden cube from Hape as he develops fine motor, sorting, and problem solving skills. He will love spinning the various critters and beads, banging the pegs, and so much more.
Step2 My First Christmas TreeAges 18m-5
Now little ones can decorate a Christmas Tree of their own with this one from Step2. It’s sure to make the holidays merrier. This play Christmas Tree comes complete with accessories and a cute mini train. The best part? There are no ornaments to break –it’s completely safe for kids. Ring in the holidays in style.
The Go! Go! Smart Wheels Choo-Choo Train playset is an entertaining playset for kiddos. First, kids will build the track and then move their train on the track. The track features a lift-up gate and switching system for added fun! The train teaches kids the letter ‘T’ and the set features music, sounds, and phrases to maintain the fun. For extra fun, you can connect this set with the Train Station playset.
VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Learning Zone Construction SiteAges 1-5
Inspire your child’s imagination with the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Learning Zone Construction Site Set. Interactive sounds and phrases engage your 2 year old and bring the set to life. The coolest part? You can combine this playset with other VTech sets to build an entire world of fun.
Dress Up Costumes For 2 Year Old Boys
2 year old boys love playing dress up. Your 2 year old boy will love pretending to be his favorite character with these gifts.
Aeromax Jr. Astronaut SuitAges 3+
Does he love space? He will be lost in outer space with this cool astronaut costume from Aeromax. With realistic details including the NASA logo, this looks exactly like something that an astronaut would wear. The straps around the ankles ensure a good fit.
Catboy Classic Toddler PJ Masks CostumeAges 2-3
Spark your little superhero’s imagination and creativity with this awesome Catboy PJ Mask Costume for toddlers. Other PJ Masks costumes are also available. The jumpsuit will make him look straight out of the show. He’ll love going on his own little superhero adventures.
Melissa & Doug Police Officer Role Play CostumeAges 3-6
When a crime is committed, don’t call 9-11. Call your son! With this police costume, he can fight crime. Like other Melissa & Doug costumes, it comes with a whole bunch of cool accessories like a whistle and hand cuffs. Just don’t speed or go through traffic light, otherwise he might arrest you.
Melissa & Doug Doctor Role Play CostumeAges 3-6
Who knew that a 2 year old boy can become a doctor? Now he can with this fun costume from Melissa & Doug. The costume comes with an adorable jacket and several play tools including a beating stethoscope. Don’t worry if you need a surgery, you are in good hands.
Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play CostumeAges 3-6
He will be to put out the biggest fires with this cool role playing costume from Melissa & Doug. It comes with everything he needs to get suited up including the helmet and jacket. It even comes with cool accessories like a fire extinguisher and working bullhorn. Fires don’t stand a chance.
Melissa & Doug Chef Role Play CostumeAges 3-6
Next time he plays house, he will love getting dressed in his Chef costume. Melissa & Doug makes high quality dress up costumes and this costume is no different. How is he going to help in the kitchen with no utensils? In addition to the costume, it comes with fun accessories including oven mitts and a spatula.
Fun Vehicles For 2 Year Old Boys
Dr. Eric Maisel says young boys love anything with wheels. Here are some excellent gifts for a 2 year old boy who loves to race and crash his toys.
Liberty Imports Cartoon R/C Race Car Radio Ages 18m+
Whoa! Who wouldn’t want their first remote controlled car? The controls on this colorful cartoony remote controlled car are super simple with only the ability to go forward and backward, but that’s all a 2 year old really needs to have fun. What boy wouldn’t love this?
Tonka Classic Steel Mighty Dump TruckAges 3+
Who doesn’t remember their first Tonka Truck? These classic toys last forever. Kids will freak out when they see this Tonka dump truck. Made out of steel and plastic, this ruggedly built truck is strong enough to go through just about any type of abuse or adventure. Kids will love playing, banging, dumping, and crashing it all over the house.
VTech Drop & Go Dump TruckAges 6m-3
Even 2 year olds appreciate a good set of wheels. Truck lovers will love this dump truck from VTech. He will love pressing all the buttons to activate the lights and sounds. This dump truck comes with “rocks,” which are actually little colorful balls. Little ones will love putting the balls in the back of the dump truck by pushing the balls in the hole in the top of the truck. The fun part? Dumping them out and doing it all over.
Green Toys Dump TruckAges 1-10
Made in the USA, Green toys makes great durable toys using environmentally friendly plastic. Available in two colors, this sturdy plastic dump truck is fun to push around everywhere. Girls will love putting stuff in and dumping it out. Green Toys also makes other fantastic vehicles including a fire truck, helicopter, rocket, and more.
Paw Patrol Chase’s Spy Cruiser, Vehicle and FigureAges 3-5
Paw Patrol fans will love recreating their favorite moments from the show or acting out their own adventures in Adventure Bay with Chase’s Spy Cruiser. This set includes one vehicle and figure to bring the action to life. Watch his imagination go into overdrive. Are you ready to save the day?
Paw Patrol Mission Paw Air PatrollerAges 3-5
Whoa! Look at the size of this Air Patroller! Is he obsessed with Paw Patrol? If you are looking for the big Santa gift or birthday gift, this massive vehicle is the perfect gift. If he already owns a few of the pups, it can transport two Paw Patrol characters inside. The coolest part? The handle and lights and sounds bring your rescue missions to life.
Fisher-Price Little People Songs & Sounds CamperAges 1-5
The Little People are going camping. Like the other toys in the Little People line, the chunky size of this camper is perfect for little hands. The coolest part? The camper opens into a playset. When he rolls the camper on the ground, it plays vrooming noises and music! Vroom! Press down on the characters to activate more songs, sounds, and phrases.
John Deere Sandbox Vehicle, 2-PkAges 18m-3
Is he obsessed with trucks? Does he love playing in the sand? Then he will love this John Deere dump truck and tractor set. These vehicles are perfect for taking outside to the beach, park, or sandbox. The vehicles are not too big or small. Each of the vehicles is about 6 inches and the perfect size for small hands to maneuver around.
Melissa & Doug Magnetic Car LoaderAges 3-6
We love this old fashioned wooden truck from Melissa & Doug. Everything is made out of wood. He will love counting and sorting the numbered cars. The truck even has a cool crane on it. The crane does have a magnet in it but is perfectly secured. It can be used to pick up the cars and is great for building eye hand coordination.
Green Toys Fire TruckAges 1+
Want to put of fires? Little firefighters will love putting out pretend fires with this Fire Truck made out earth friendly recycled plastic. For 2 year olds, this is a very nice sized vehicle. It’s big, bright, and it rolls. There is even a little ladder for rescuing kittens or people out of tall buildings. Built to last forever, this fire engine is ready to go on any adventure your son takes it on no matter how dangerous it is. Green Toys makes other great vehicles too.
Get ready for exciting missions in Adventure Bay with this 3-Pack Paw Patrol vehicle set. The set includes favorites like Chase, Marshall, and Sky in their respective Paw Patrol Rescue Racer vehicles. They’re great for inspiring creative play and kids will have endless fun. Who’s ready to save the day?!
Thomas & Friends Fisher-Price Wood, Birthday ThomasAges 2-6
What better way to celebrate his Birthday than with Thomas? Look what he is bringing to the party? A Birthday Cake! When you push the cake, it plays the Thomas theme song. This wooden version of Thomas easily works with most other wooden train sets. It even features a magnetic connector that allows you to hook it up to other train cars.
Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies All About RacingAges 18m-5
Does he love cars? While he may be a little too young for Hot Wheels cars, these Little Wheelies cars are perfect for 2 year olds. With a stocky build, the car is attached to the driver and there are no small parts that could come loose if he puts it in his mouth. Available in a variety of packs, we like that you can get all sorts of drivers. The best part? These cars are compatible with any of the Little People Wheelies tracks.
Hape Walk-A-Long Puppy Wooden Pull ToyAges 1-3
Hape makes beautifully animated pull toys. 2 year olds will love chasing after this adorable wooden puppy from Hape. This puppy has learned a trick or two and loves showing off his skills. He can wag his tail and can even sit. It’s like a puppet on wheels and silly simple fun.
Green Toys AirplaneAges 1-10
Does he love airplanes? Made with recycled non toxic plastic, Green Toys is known for their high quality vehicle toys. This airplane is no different. He is going to love flying it around the room. With a beautiful design, this 8 inch airplane is designed to last through all the twists, turns, and corkscrews. It’s offered in 3 different colors so you can get it in his favorite color.
BRIO My First Railway Beginner Pack Train SetAges 18m-4
Who wouldn’t want their very first wooden train set? With just the right amount of train cars and track pieces, this one from Brio is perfect for 2 year olds because it is easy to put together. As he gets older, he will love arranging and adding to the track.
Fisher-Price Little People Sit ‘n Stand SkywayAges 18m-5
Now this is a cool race track for 2 year old boys. The track can be configured in many ways allowing him to either sit or stand up while playing. He will love sending his Little Wheelie cars down the ramps. It comes with 2 cars, but is compatible with other vehicles in the Little People Wheelies line. He will spend hours driving his cars on the race track.
VTech Pull and Learn Car Carrier Pull ToyAges 1-3
With plenty of learning activities, this preschool vehicle from VTech has so many interactive features. It comes with 1 car and one large truck. The truck has a ramp on it that can be raised and lowered to load the car onto the truck. Like other Vtech toys, there are plenty of buttons and sounds for little ones to explore.
Fisher-Price Little People HelicopterAges 1-5
With a stocky build, the Little People line of vehicles are designed for little hands. What 2 year old boy doesn’t love helicopters? Little pilots will love taking a heli trip with this fun helicopter. Moving the little airplane on the ground is fun but what 2 year olds really want to do is “fly” the plane. It comes with a little handle that makes “flying” it easy.
Fisher-Price Disney Mickey & the Roadster Racers, Hot Rod Vehicles, 10 PackAges 3-7
Here’s a fun gift idea for the Disney fan! From Fisher-Price, it’s the Disney Mickey & The Roadster Racers die-cast vehicles. You get 10 awesome replica vehicles of the racers from the popular TV show. The level of detailing on both the cars and characters is simply incredible. Who’s going to win the racing competition? Kids will have fun creating their own adventures.
Fisher-Price Wooden Railway ThomasAges 2-6
Who doesn’t love Thomas and trains? All aboard! It’s got trains! It’s got Thomas! What could be better for 2 year old boys. Made of wood, this detailed version of Thomas is the perfect first train. Unlike plastic trains, this is something that can be passed down. The best part? It’s compatible with the majority of wooden railway sets so it will grow with him as he expands his train collection.
Green Toys Rocket with 2 Astronauts Toy Vehicle PlaysetAges 2-8
3-2-1, we have ignition. Blast off into outer space. This Green Toys Rocket is a great vehicle playset featuring a rocket and two astronauts. Where will their adventures in space take them? It’s all up to your child’s imagination and creativity. This Green Toy is made from recycled plastic. Blast off into amazing adventures!
Top Learning Toys For 2 Year Olds
Dr. Eric Klopfer, a learning expert, encourages parents to select learning toys for 2 year olds that will engage children through technology because these toys help impact their interests and brain development. Here are the best learning toys for toddlers who are 2.
My First Brain Quest, 4th Edition: 350 Questions to Build Your Toddlers Word SkillsAges 2-3
Looking to develop your 2 year old’s vocabulary? Recommended by educators, My First Brain Quest presents 350 questions and their corresponding answers to help you achieve your goal. This product delivers and it’s great for language development. It gets kids talking and creating sentences. It’s fun to be smart.
VTech Pull and Sing PuppyAges 6m-3
This little playful pup is ready for adventure. In addition to following you around, it offers sound and music effects to entertain your child. Kids will learn numbers, colors, body parts and more and have fun adventures with their new friendly companion.
VTech Musical Rhymes BookAges 6m-3
The Rhyme and Discover book features six classic nursery rhymes. Children can enjoy the colorful illustrations while singing to their favorite nursery rhymes. Kids will learn about animals through classic stories. The music is fun and cute and it encourages development through rhymes and music.
Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor HedgehogAges 18m+
Designed to work on fine motor skills, Spike is a fun colorful pal that helps 1 year olds count and learn about color. It has 12 colorful quills on its back that can be removed and put back. It’s the perfect way to for him to strengthen the small muscles in his hands while working on counting, sorting, and color recognition. The best part? When you are done, the quills can be stored inside his shell.
VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk DeluxeAges 2-5
Your 2 year old will love working in his own desk. This electronic desk from VTech does everything. There is even a flip up easel. The coolest pat? It’s got an interactive desktop on it with all sorts of learning features. It comes with 5 different activity mats that unlock everything from a piano to learning the ABCs. You can even buy additional mats to unlock even more learning features.
Sesame Street Let’s Dance ElmoAges 18m+
Let’s Dance Elmo loves nothing more than to get your child movin’ and groovin’ to different songs. There’s three different remixes. Press the rainbow to learn about colors and Elmo’s heart lights up different colors to reinforce learning. The paw print teaches kids about different animals. So, for instance, he’ll say ‘Let’s hop like a kangaroo’ to get kids moving around. Since the headset doubles as a handle, kids can take their buddy with them.
Sesame Street Elmo’s On the Go LettersAges 2-4
What better way to learn the alphabet than with the gang from Sesame Street? These plastic letters come in a convenient plastic case. Inside the case, there are slots for all of the alphabets. Behind each letter is a character or item from Sesame Street that starts with that letter. It is the perfect gift for a 2 year old who is learning his alphabet.
Fisher-Price Little People Share & Care SafariAges 1-5
Welcome to the Little People Share & Care Safari. It’s an interactive playset featuring voices and sounds that bring the set to life. Kids can zip over and pay their animal friends a visit. You can check out the rainforest where the weather changes really quickly. It turns purple and a storm begins. The animals can take shelter and you can take the hippo on an adventure through the lagoon. Other cool surprises include drop-through play and peek-a-boo play. The panda plays a really cute song when he’s discovered. The parrot is looking out from above. And there’s 360-degrees of play with decks, beds and places to eat. There’s even a bridge for the parrot to take a peek down below. So lots of exciting ways for kids to learn and play.
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden AbacusAges 2-4
Constructed out of wood, this classic toy from Melissa & Doug makes a great first calculator. 2 year olds will love pushing back and forth the colorful beads for counting. It’s a great way to introduce toddlers to basic math concepts like addition and subtraction.
School Smart Stepping Buckets Balance Builders
At first, the idea of 6 buckets strung together by a rope doesn’t seem fun, but this is a great toy for gross motor development and balance. You can place the buckets close together so your child can easily cross them by walking across them. As she gets more skilled, you can place the buckets further apart. Kids will love using the buckets as part of an obstacle course.
Melissa & Doug Disney Mickey Mouse Wooden Character Magnets, 20-pcsAges 2-5
Who doesn’t love Mickey and friends? Now kids can learn and have fun with Mickey and friends with this Disney character set. It’s perfect for developing fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, matching and sorting skills. Plus, they stick to the fridge and other magnetic surfaces, so kids can have fun just about anywhere. It’s a must-have for any Disney fan.
VTech Spin & Learn Color FlashlightAges 1-3
This is no ordinary flashlight, as it shines a light on learning. The Spin & Learn Color Flashlight lights up like a regular flashlight, but it also teaches children important concepts like opposites, letters, colors, and animals. Kids will have fun learning and adventuring with this fun flashlight.
Melissa & Doug Stack and Sort Board Ages 2-4
Can he put 4 blue squares on the blue pole? This classic stacking toy is such a versatile toy. Kids simply have to move the colored shapes on the colored poles. As kids move the various shapes on the poles, they are learning about shapes, colors, sorting, stacking, counting and more. The best part? As he is learning, his little fingers are getting exercise.
Who loves cookies? Your toddler won’t be able to resist reaching into the cookie jar for these cookies. In addition to looking like delicious fun, kids can learn to count to 10 in a fun way by counting the chocolate chips. The correct answers are written on the bottom of each cookie. When you’re all done playing, you can conveniently store the cookies in the cookie jar.
LeapFrog Fridge PhonicsAges 2+
You won’t be able to believe how quickly kids pick up the alphabet with this toy. The LeapFrog Fridge Phonic Magnetic Letters is a fun way to introduce 2 year olds to the alphabet. Kids can place one of the letter tiles in the school bus window to hear a song and the sound of each letter. Leapfrog has a similar product for learning numbers.
LeapFrog Learn and Groove Musical Table Activity CenterAges 6m-3
Little ones will have a blast playing with this musical table from LeapPad. There are 2 modes of play. You simply turn the page to switch between learning and music mode. In learning mode, each of the instruments will introduce kids to numbers, colors, shapes, and more. When you switch it to music mode, it becomes a little symphony of instruments for little ones. There is a piano and even drums. We like that it can sit on the floor and the legs can be attached.
Basic Fun Fisher-Price Classics Retro Chatter PhoneAges 1+
Ring! Ring! Kids will have a blast learning to dial their friend’s phone numbers and engage in fun, imaginative play with the classic Chatter Phone from Fisher-Price. Along the way they’ll build social and communication skills. What’s cool? Kids can pull him along on their adventures, so your buddy will never be too far.
Melissa & Doug Nesting and Sorting Garages and CarsAges 2-4
The Nesting and Sorting Garages and Cars set is a fun set for toddlers’ learning development. Kids can learn important concepts, such as color, size, numbers, counting, and more. What’s cool is that the garages and cars can be stacked and the set encourages creative play.
LeapFrog AlphaPupAges 1-3
The AlphaPup makes learning fun for kids. It will teach kids letters and words and builds phonics and vocabulary. 2 year olds can pull their dog to take it on a walk. Kids can even sing along to three learning songs.
LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words BookAges 18m-4
The Learning Friends 100 Words Book is a valuable and interactive tool for your toddler. Simply touch any of the word and image pairs and it sounds it out for your child. Kids will have fun while building their vocabulary. There’s even an option to toggle between English and Spanish. Now that’s a brilliant idea!
VTech Touch and Teach Elephant BookAges 1-3
Designed for kids ages 1 – 3, the Touch and Teach Elephant book is interactive and educational. Kids will learn letters, shapes, and more. Learn about animals, numbers, and hear piano sounds. The book also features 150 songs, melodies, and sounds to entertain your child. A built-in question button tests your child’s reading comprehension.
LeapFrog Letter Band Phonics JamAges 2-5
Here’s a fun twist on the classic alphabet board from LeapFrog. Press the different buttons to hear the different letter sounds. The fun addition? Music. There are light up buttons on the bottom that activate different modes including our favorite mode: Jukebox mode. In this mode, the letters will actually sing.
For The 2 Year Old Adventurer
So he loves going outdoors? Here are great gift ideas for 2 year old boys who love a great sense of adventure.
Click N’ Play Plastic Balls, 200-Pack Ages 1-8
What ball pit would be complete without some fun balls to play with? This 200-pack of Click N’ Play Plastic Balls is perfect for maximizing the fun of your ball pit or bouncer. What’s great? These balls are crush-proof and you get a great variety of colors. Best of all, they come in a convenient mesh bag for storage.
Why go to the park when you can have a park in your own backyard? With a colorful design and featuring a basketball hoop, football toss, soccer, slide, and more, this playset is built for 2 year olds. A football, soccer ball, and basketball are included with the set. Atop the All-Star Sports Climber, toddlers can scope out the view. Kids will love climbing up the easy to climb steps and sliding down the slide over and over. It’s a great set promoting an active, healthy lifestyle.
Step2 Naturally Playful Sand TableAges 2+
Love playing in the sand? Bring the sand experience home and play anytime with your own sand table from Step2. The set includes shovels, rakes, and a bucket to enhance your play. Get ready for hours of fun at a time.
Step 2 Cove Sand & Water TableAges 18m-5
2 year olds won’t be able to stop playing with this water and sand table. Kids will love building sand castles and sailing the little boat it comes with for hours and hours. There is even a cute little umbrella so kids stay shaded while having fun in the sun. The plastic cover with the bungee cord keeps the table clean when it’s not being played with. The best part? This table has 2 drain valves so you can fill both sides with water.
Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide BouncerAges 3-8
Kids love bouncers! Why rent a bouncer on his birthday when you can make every day a party with this bouncer from Little Tikes? It takes only a few minutes to set up. You simply stake it and use the included blower to inflate it in about a minute. The party never has to end even when the bouncer goes down.
Step2 Play and Fold Jr. SlideAges 2-6
You might not need to go to the park with this slide. With a 3.5 foot long slide, it is the perfect height for adventurous 2 year olds. It’s not too tall but it’s tall enough to be fun. It has a longer sliding surface and more room to climb. The extended high side rails keep kids safe. The best part? It folds easily so it is easy to store.
Step2 All Around Playtime Patio with Canopy PlayhouseAges 2-8
The All Around Playtime Patio with Canopy Playhouse is a fantastic playhouse for toddlers. Designed for outdoor play, this playhouse delivers splish-splash fun to beat the heat. It’s packed with other great play features including a grill, snack table, and even sand and water play. The overall design of the set will inspire endless imaginative fun as kids grill up imaginary meals for their families.
Step2 Duck Dive Water TableAges 18m-6
Who doesn’t love playing with water? Every 2 year old should have a water table. The Step 2 Duck Dive Water Table includes so many fun activities to play with water. Your 2 year old will love pouring water down the whirlpool water tower and playing with the included ducks and frog squirter. On hot summer days, it will keep him busy and cool for hours.
Little Tikes Easy Store Junior Picnic Table with UmbrellaAges 18m-5
This easy to assemble picnic table from Little Tikes is perfect for outdoor picnics. The table is a perfect size for toddlers and seats up to four kids. The removable umbrella is perfect for protecting kids from harmful UV sunlight. The best part? The table is so lightweight that you can easy move it around and even bring it indoors to use as a play area.
Pacific Play Dome TentAges 3-10
What 2 year old boy wouldn’t love camping out? While it is fun to use indoors, this colorful tent will let 2 year old boys spend warm summer nights camping out in the backyard. It’s large enough to house at least 3 toddlers inside. He will love playing with all his toys, reading books, and sleeping inside it.
Green Toys Sand Play SetAges 18m-9
When it comes to open ended play, nothing can be old fashioned play. Forget the cheap plastic buckets that fall apart if you just look at them funny. Made out of recycled plastic, this sturdy bucket from Green Toys is designed not to fall apart. It has a sturdy rope handle that is designed not to buckle with the weight of the sand. The tools are perfect for digging up sand. He’ll be building sand castles before you know it.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch TunnelAges 3-5
It’s amazing how something so simple could keep a 2 year old happy. They love crawling in and out of this tunnel. You will love playing peek a boo with him at the entrance. The best part? This tunnel is super easy to store and take on the go as it easily folds up when it is not in use.
With bright colors and exciting patterns, this is the perfect chair for your 2 year old boy. He will be so excited to have his own chair and will want to sit everywhere with it. It folds up easy and is easy to take everywhere from the backyard to the beach.
Green Toys Watering Can ToyAges 18m-10
Your little gardener will love helping you in the garden with this watering can. Made out of eco friendly sturdy plastic, it is extremely durable and designed to last. The handle is constructed out of heavy rope and supports the weight of the can. It even includes both a rake and spade that can actually scrape and dig mud without splitting half. He will love watering the plants.
Super Spinner SwingAges 3+
Everybody wants to have their own playground in the backyard. Swings are cool, but the Super Spinner Swing takes fun to a whole new level. The unique design allows it to swing and soar like a swing but it can also spin. The coolest part? It can do both at the same time. With a weight limit of 200lbs, multiple kids can ride it at the same time.
Score! Your little 2 year old Michael Jordan will love this basketball hoop from Little Tikes that grows with your child thanks to its adjustable height.
Fisher-Price Grow-to-Pro 2-in-1 Tee BallAges 2-5
Batter up! For 2 year olds boys that love baseball, this cute set includes an over-sized bat, one over sized ball, and a tee. The height can be adjusted. Put the ball on the tee and swing for the fences. It’s a home run.
Little Tikes Totsports Easy Hit GolfAges 1-6
Little ones will love golfing with this fun toy golf play set that includes 2 clubs and 3 plastic balls. The coolest part? 2 year olds will love wheeling around everything in the little golf cart. It’s a hole in one!
Melissa & Doug K’s Kids BowlingAges 2-5
Add a little color and texture to the game of bowling with these colorful animal shaped bowling pins and bowling ball. 2 year olds will love knocking over all the funny characters.
Sportspower My First TrampolineAges 3+
A Trampoline is a great way for a 2 year old boy to burn off some extra energy. You can go with a small one but if you have the space in your backyard, this 7-foot one from Sportpower will give you plenty of hours of summer fun. Designed for toddlers, it supports up to 100 pounds.
Tumbl Trak Tumbling Panel Gym MatAges 2+
2 year old boys have so much of energy. Just get a large gymnastics mat and let your little gymnast jump, tumble, and roll all over it. The super cushiony material is designed to withstand abuse. It can be easily folded up when you want to put it away.
Spalding Rookie Gear Soccer BallAges 2+
A soccer ball makes a great gift for a 2 year old boy. Designed for smaller children, this classic soccer ball from Wilson is the perfect soccer ball for 2 year old boys. Because the ball is lighter than a traditional youth ball, even 2 year olds will feel like they are in the World Cup.
Paw Patrol Toddler HelmetAges 2+
Any time your 2 year old rides any vehicle, he should always wear a helmet and knee pads for his safety. Most helmets are sort of boring, which makes it difficult to get kids to wear them. If he is obsessed with Paw Patrol like most 2 year olds, he will love wearing this adorably cute Paw Patrol helmet.
Strider Balance BikeAges 18m+
Forget training wheels! After they can walk, 2 year olds can ride the Strider bike. There are no complications with training wheels or pedals. Instead, the innovative design teaches kids how to balance by picking their feet up off the ground when they’re ready. Once they learn to balance, even 2 year olds will speed around on it like it is a motorcycle.
Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N TrikeAges 9m-5
For 2 year olds, we like the Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll ‘N Trike. With the larger tricycles, he may not be able to reach the pedals. Before he learns to pedal on his own, the removeable push handles allow you to push and steer him around. One he learns to pedal on his own, the fully adjustable seat means that it will grow with him.
Power Wheels Batman Lil’ QuadAges 1-3
Who’s ready for adventure? The entry-level Lil’ Quads don’t have a reverse but cruise along at 2 MPH. Imagine fighting crime as Batman. With big plastic wheels, you can conquer almost any terrain. Still, it’s fast and the ATV styling looks cool as ever. He’ll love coming up with all sorts of missions and saving the day in this Lil’ Quad.
Step2 Up & Down Roller CoasterAges 2-5
Why can’t little kids ride roller coasters? With the Step 2 Up & Down Rollcoaster you can turn your backyard or driveway into an amusement park for toddlers. All kids have to do is climb the small steps and then the fun begins as the coaster goes racing down the track. Push it back up into place and do it all over again. The entire neighborhood is going to want to come over. The best part? There are no lines.
2 year old boys can ride in pure style with their very own Harley Davidson Motorcycle trike. It features cool styling and big foot pedals, making riding easier. The trike is well-designed, durable, and safe for kids. There is even a hidden storage compartment under the seat.
Step2 Whisper Ride II Ride OnAges 18m-4
The Whisper Ride II Ride On offers a stylish and smooth ride for toddlers. It features a sleek design with a honker, seat belt, and two cup holders. Kids will enjoy the smooth, quiet ride and ride in style!
With tons of learning features, 2 year old train lovers will love getting aboard this alphabet train from VTech. While it functions as a walker for younger children, it transforms into a train caboose ride-on for older children. He will enjoy all the sounds the train makes while he sits on the train and pushes it around. Choo! Choo!
Micro Mini Kick Scooter Ages 2-5
The Micro kickboard Mino Scooter is simply the best scooter for smaller kids. With a 3 wheel design, it offers greater stability for toddlers than a regular scooter. By simply leaning left or right, your 2 year old can learn to steer it. He will be riding it like a pro in no time.
Here is a unique ride on toy that doesn’t use batteries or even pedals. Designed to work on smooth flat surfaces, the award winning Plasma Car is propelled with kid power. Kids simply wiggle the handle back and forth to make the car accelerate forward, which is great for gross motor skill development.
Radio Flyer Ultimate EZ Folding WagonAges 18m-6
2 year olds will feel like royalty riding around in this wagon. We love how the wagon can be easily folded for storage or transport. With seats, seatbelts, seat backs, cup holders, and even a canopy, every outdoor adventure will feel super comfortable.
Little Tikes Cozy CoupeAges 18m-5
For the longest time, the Cozy Car has been a kid magnet. It still is. For 2 year olds, it’s still the funnest way to get around.
Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force TractorAges 2-7
Who wouldn’t want to ride a tractor? With a 12 volt battery and real tractor wheels, this rideon has the power to go just about anywhere from the dirt to over the grass. Along with a forward and reverse, it’s got 2 gears which allow you to change the speed from a slow 2.25 MPH to a fast 4.5 MPH. He is going to want to switch to the faster gear right away. Luckily, it has a built in lock.
VTech Gallop and Rock Learning PonyAges 1-3
This is a fun learning pony for children. It’s well designed and colorful, making it appealing to kids. What’s cool? It can convert from a rocking horse into a ride-on as your child grows. Kids will learn colors, animals, and more! There are over 60 songs, sounds, and phrases to enjoy and the horse plays realistic horse sounds and phrases to create a satisfying experience.
Power Wheels Lil Lightning McQueenAges 1-3
Does he love Disney Cars? Then most likely he’ll love racing this authentic Power Wheels replica of Lightning McQueen. It’s the coolest ride around town and cruises along at 2 MPH. The doors have wide openings to easily hop in and out, and it features cool sounds to create a fun riding experience. He’ll love racing it on all sorts of adventures.
Power Wheels Thomas the Tank EngineAges 1-3
Seriously, what 2 year old wouldn’t love that chance of riding aboard Thomas the Train? This has to be the coolest Thomas the Train toy for 2 year olds. The coolest part? It cruises along at 2 MPH, thrilling little fans. All little ones have to do is push a button and they are off on their own Thomas adventure. Where will his adventures lead him?
Radio Flyer Freckles Plush Interactive Riding HorseAges 2-6
Yee-Haw! Your little cowboy will gallop into the land of make believe with this rocking pony. The horse sings and plays sounds when you press the button on his ears. He is not only fun to ride, he’s huggable too.
Dolls and Plush Toys
The Ohio State University Medical Center says that 2 year olds love using an animal friend to provide a sense of security. Here are the best animal buddies for 2 year olds.
Gund Baby Animated Flappy The ElephantAges 0+
Oh my gosh! This little guy is so adorable. When you press his paws, he sings “Do Your Ears Hang Low?” The cool part is he flaps his little ears to the song. Dumbo has nothing on him. Your 2 year old boy will love dancing with his new best friend.
Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Small Stuffed Animal, 14″Ages 1m-5
Does he love Pooh Bear? Little ones will love cuddling with Winnie the Pooh. He’s a small 14-inch plush figure perfect for 2 year old boys. They’ll love taking him on all sorts of fun adventures.
PlayMonster Superhero Will Wonder Crew BuddyAges 3-6
What happens when you combine a super hero action figure with a doll? You get this unique superhero doll for boys. With a vinyl head and a soft huggable body, your 2 year old boy will go on many superhero adventures together. The doll also includes a matching mask and cape for dress up play.
Sesame Street Tickle Me ElmoAges 18m-4
After more than a decade, Tickle Me Elmo is back! This little cuddly friend created quite a toy craze back in the day. Elmo is softer than ever, features four levels of laughter, and more activation areas than ever. When kids tickle Elmo’s tummy or foot, he’s full of giggles and fun. He loves nothing more than to laugh! Haha! Hee! Hee! Keep tickling him for endless laughs and fun!
Gund Sesame Street Take Along Elmo PlushAges 1m-5
Does he love watching Elmo on Sesame Street? Everybody’s favorite red monster is now a 12 inch plush figure. With a soft plush body, eyes, and face, Elmo has never been more huggable. Elmo is sure to bring your 2 year old toddler lots of smiles and adventures.
GUND Curious George Stuffed Animal Plush, 12″Ages 1-5
Curious George is one of children’s favorite characters. It may be due to his irresistable looks and charm. Maybe it’s the fact that he looks so innocent and cute. We’ll never really know. This plush stuffed animal is 12-inches tall and wears his famous red t-shirt with his name written in yellow print ‘Curious George’.
Gund Curious George Birthday Stuffed AnimalAges 1-5
Does he love Curious George? He will love this 14 inch plush version of Curious George from Gund. You can get Curious George dressed up a pirate, firefighter, astronaut, or even in swim trunks. If it’s your 2 year old’s birthday, he will love Curious George dressed up in a party hat with a little wrapped gift in his hands.
MerryMakers Pete the Cat Plush Doll, 14.5-InchAges 2+
Who doesn’t love Pete the Cat? He’s only the star of the Pete The Cat books that 2 year olds love. This large size 14.5 inch plush is so adorable with its multi colored shoes. Kids will love sitting with him and watching cartoons all day together.
Fisher-Price Soothe and Glow SeahorseAges 0-2
Is he afraid of the dark? This glowing seahorse from Fisher Price will become his biggest pal when the lights go out. With a simple hug, the seahorse glows and plays soothing music so your little one can relax, close his eyes, and fall asleep.
Kids Preferred Disney Baby Mickey Mouse Mini Jingler Plush Toy, 6.5″Ages 0+
This adorable Disney Baby Mickey Mouse Mini Plush Toy is perfect for the Mickey lover. Mini Mickey Mouse resembles the classic cartoon hero and will inspire countless magical adventures. It’s perfect for home use or while traveling. The best part? The size is perfect for little hands.
PJ Masks Mini Plush Cat BoyAges 3-7
Does he love PJ Masks? Let him live out his favorite adventures with this amazing plush collection starring all of his favorite characters from the show. The characters are lovable, huggable, and super adorable. He’ll love taking them on larger-than-life superhero adventures everywhere he goes.
Melissa & Doug Palace Pals Hand Puppets Ages 2-6
We all like reading to our kids and doing funny voices. Now you can bring bedtime stories to life with these plush puppets from Melissa & Doug. There is a fun assortment of characters from animals to heroes. You can also have him play along.
BUCKLE TOY “BusterAges 1-4
This is one of those toys that looks and sounds super silly, but mesmerizes kids. Somebody most have noticed that 2 year olds love playing with buckles so they made this toy to keep them busy. On top of everything, they added a zipper. Give this to your 2 year old when you want to keep him busy.
JC Toys Boy Baby DollAges 2-5
It is important to let boys play with baby dolls especially if a new baby in on the way. Dolls are great for nurturing play. This realistic baby doll that is sculpted by Salvador Berenguer is perfect for 2 year old boys. About 15 inches long, the doll comes with a lot of fun accessories like a pacifier and baby bottle. When you lay it down, the doll closes its eyes. Your 2 year old boy will love the chance to practice being a daddy.
Ty Beanie Babies Peppa Pig PlushAges 3-15
Peppa Pig is authentically recreated and fans are going to love playing with her! She looks adorably cute with her little teddy and she is made of premium quality materials. She’d make an excellent addition to your Beanie Baby collection. Just think of all the amazing adventures your child will come up with.
Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear Ages 1-5
Everybody needs a teddy bear. This huge 17 inch teddy bear from Gund looks like the teddy bears you see in the movies. When he sits up, he’s about a foot high. This warm teddy bear is always willing to listen, cuddle, and put a smile on anybody’s face. He’s perfect.
Paw Patrol Plush Pup PalsAges 3-5
If he’s obsessed with Paw Patrol, he will love getting his favorite character as a 6 inch plush figure. This is Ryder, but there are a whole bunch of characters to choose from. They can go on rescue missions together.
Manhattan Toy Baby Stella BoyAges 1-12
Even for boys, dolls are great for learning how to nurture through pretend play. It’s a great way for helping kids prepare for a baby brother or sister. This little adorable baby boy doll is the perfect baby for 2 year old boys. He’s got on the cutest dinosaur onesie and loves sucking on his pacifier.
GUND Pusheen Happy Birthday PlushAges 1-5
If you are on the Internet, you may be familiar with Pushteen. Now Gund has created a ton of plush figures starring this popular internet cat. This 10 inch version of him is the perfect birthday present that not only makes a cute stuffed animal but an amazingly soft pillow.
Boo Stuffed DogAges 1-5
Look at this little guy. Boo is the world’s cutest dog and now Gund is allowing everybody to bring him home in the form of a toy. This 12 inch life size plush looks just as cute as the real Boo. He’s the world’s cutest plush.
Gund DC Comics Batman Malone Teddy BearAges 1-5
How adorable is this? When Gotham is in trouble . . . they call on Batman. When 2 year olds need a friend, they call on Bat-bear. He’s soft, irresistibly cute, and huggable at first sight. Your little superhero will sleep with him every night.
GUND Philbin Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal Plush, 12″Ages 1+
You’ve got a friend in me. This is probably the cutest teddy bear ever. Look at his big droopy face and sympathetic expression. At 12-inches tall, he is just asking to be hugged over and over again. His fur is super soft and he is as squishy and huggable as he looks.
Gifts For The 2 Year Old Block Lover
According to the Better Parenting Institute, blocks are toys that 2 year olds will play with over and over again as they improve muscle development and coordination. Toy companies make larger blocks for 2 year olds so you don’t have to worry about your child choking on them. Your little guy will have fun building structures that topple over. Engage his creativity with these fun building toys for a 2 year old boy.
Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building BagAges 12m-5
This bag of 80 over sized building blocks is perfect for spurring the imagination of your two year old boy.
LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked ExcavatorAges 2-5
Does your 2 year old boy love anything to do with construction? With 26 Duplo blocks, this little Lego set lets him to have his own little construction site. He will build a truck and excavator. After he builds the trucks, he will love driving around in them. Like all other Lego Duplo blocks, we love the big colorful blocks that are perfectly sized for little hands.
2 year old boys will love getting all aboard this fun 31 piece number train from Lego. It’s not only a train, it teaches basic numbers too. It includes blocks with the numbers 1 through 10 on them.
LEGO Duplo My First My First BricksAges 18m-3
Blocks are great for building imagination, problem solving, and fine motor skills. There are many different Lego sets, but we love the basic Lego sets with just bricks in them the most. With 80 large Duplo blocks, this is the perfect first Lego set. This set contains Duplo blocks which are much bigger than traditional Legos. You get all sorts of different sized bricks that come in a variety colors.
LEGO DUPLO My First Cars and TrucksAges 18m-5
There is nothing more that 2 year old boys love than Legos and cars. This 36 piece set allows little mechanics to create so many cool cars and trucks with just a few Lego pieces. Boys will never get tired of taking them apart and building them over and over again.
LEGO DUPLO Town Big Construction SiteAges 2-5
Turn your 2 year old into a little constructor with this 67 piece construction themed Lego Duplo set. Compared to other Lego Duplo sets, there are a lot of pieces included so he can build all sorts of things including skyscrapers, trucks, and more. The only limit is his big imagination. The colored chunky blocks are fun and are the perfect size for little hands.
LEGO DUPLO Town Fire TruckAges 2-5
What little boy doesn’t love fire trucks? Now he can build his own fire truck out of 26 colorful Lego Duplo pieces. After he is done building it, he is going to want to take it on rescue missions. The coolest part? The fire engine has a rotating ladder on the back. The little firefighter can climb it and save people out of the burning window.
Mr Potato HeadAges 2+
Kids will have so much fun building Mr Potato Head. But everyone knows that building wacky, creative designs is the best. There are endless creative possibilities with more connection points than ever. What fun creations will you build?
LEGO DUPLO Super Heroes Spider Man & Hulk AdventuresAges 2-5
Got a little builder than loves anything Spider-Man? Including Spider-Man, Hulk, and Sandman, this Lego set combines Legos and Superheroes. It is the the perfect starter Lego set for superhero fans. With 38 Lego pieces, boys get to build the coolest vehicle in the planet, Spider-Man’s motorbike. Zoom into adventures!
LEGO DUPLO Town AirportAges 2-5
Every town needs an airport, so this makes a great addition to his Lego collection. Watch as his imagination soars to new heights! In addition to a plane, the set also includes an air traffic control tower, boarding gate and accessories to enhance your play experience. Where will your adventures take you?
LEGO DUPLO My Town Family HouseAges 2-5
Little ones will enjoy playing out daily family life adventures in this 3-story house. The house has several rooms to inspire creative play. Mom, dad, and child are included figures in this 69-piece set for playing out your adventures.
Fat Brain Toys Squigz Starter SetAges 3-15
Squigz is a suction cup construction kit that is perfect for developing little hands. Kids will love sticking all the Squigz to each other to build cool structures that look like something out of Chemistry class. The coolest part? The Squigz also stick to any flat surface so he is going to love sticking his creations on the table, wall, or his forehead.
Lauri Tall-Stacker Pegs & Pegboard SetAges 2-5
Age 2 is the age where kids love building towers. A peg board is a great development tool that helps 2 year olds work on their fine motor skills. These pegs are super easy to stack on top of each other and in the pegboard. It’s also a wonderful toy for learning concepts like colors, sorting, and beginning math skills.
LEGO DUPLO Creative Play All-in-One-Box-of-FunAges 18m-5
With 65 pieces, the Deluxe Box Of Fun is the perfect first Lego set for 2 year olds. These larger sized Duplo blocks are perfect for little hands. This set comes with a variety of pieces to build everything from a train to a plane.
LEGO DUPLO Large Playground Brick BoxAges 2-5
Whee, it’s so much fun playing at the playground! Climb up to the treehouse and slide down the slide. There’s even a swing and bouncy car ride. Kids will have as much fun building it as playing with it. They’ll have endless imaginative fun in this playground.
Bristle Blocks By BATTAT, 112-PcsAges 2-15
Bristles blocks are great for 2 year old boys. They are a little more involved than traditional blocks, which will help to build your child’s motor skills. With 112 pieces, these soft colorful blocks give him so many different ways to build. Unlike traditional blocks, you can stick them together in so many different ways to create everything from castles to creatures.
LEGO DUPLO Steam Train 10874Ages 2-5
Choo-choo! All aboard the LEGO DUPLO Steam Train. Designed for ages 2 through 5, the Steam Train set now allows younger kids to build a moving train out of DUPLO blocks. What’s cool? It’s interactive and even teaches some basic programming concepts with special blocks that serve as pieces of code. An interactive app allows you to take control of the train – sending it in motion either forward or backward. Kids are encouraged to explore with cause-and-effect play.
LEGO DUPLO My Town PizzeriaAges 2-5
Ever dreamt of owning your own pizzeria? Well now you can play out your own adventures with your own pizza restaurant with this fun set. A delivery bike allows you to deliver pizzas to customers who can’t dine in. Toddlers will be inspired to serve up fun adventures not to mention the tastiest pizzas in town.
Melissa & Doug Wood Building BlocksAges 3-8
Wooden building blocks never go out of style. These ones from Melissa & Doug look just like the blocks you played with as a kid. All of the pieces are rounded off, which keeps kids safe. With 60 different blocks of all shapes and sizes, it gives kids endless possibilities for open ended construction play.
Mega Bloks Build ‘N Learn TableAges 1-5
Does he love building things? This Build ‘N Learn Table from Mega Bloks would be the perfect addition to his playroom. What’s cool? He can use his Mega Bloks in addition to the 20 blocks included to create anything he can imagine. From a play world to train and more, the creative possibilities are endless.
Magna-Tiles Magnetic BlocksAges 3+
Magnetic blocks are amazing for your 2 year old’s development. The magnets are fully enclosed so they are completely safe. You can find many cheaper alternatives, but MagnaTiles are still our favorite magnetic blocks. Compared to normal bricks, with Magnetic blocks you can quickly build complex structures. Let’s face it, he is going to want to build the tallest skyscraper ever imagined.
LEGO DUPLO Town Farm Pony StableAges 2-5
This Town Farm Pony Stable is the perfect Lego Duplo set for 2 year old animal lovers. With 59 blocks, it’s great for imaginative play. The colored chunky blocks are fun and are the perfect size for little hands.
Mega Bloks First Builders Shape Sorting Wagon Ages 1-5
Does he love building with blocks? The Shape Sorting Wagon is perfect for storing and transporting your 2 year olds blocks around the room. In addition to that, it also teaches shape sorting with 6 special shape blocks. The best part? Kids can build directly onto the wagon so they can let their imaginations soar sky high.
Little Tikes Big Waffle Block Set Ages 2-5
This building toy from Little Tikes is so unique. Each of the 18 blocks is about 14 inches long. This means that 2 year old boys can build a little maze or fort that they and their toys can play in. Even pets love these blocks. You can even add more sets for even more fun.
Mega Bloks ABC Musical TrainAges 1-5
Designed for little hands, this easy to build train set from Mega Bloks not only helps your 1 year old work on his fine motor skills but teaches the alphabet at the same time. The colorful blocks have the letters of the alphabet printed on them. He will love repeating the letters when he is building the train. The coolest part? Press the smokestack and the little engine plays catchy tunes and sound effects. Choo Choo!
Best Board Games For 2 Year Old Boys
There aren’t too many board games for 2 year olds, but Thinkfun makes some of the best board game toys for a 2 year old boy.
Thinkfun Roll and PlayAges 18m+
This is supposed to be your toddler’s first game. It comes with a large plush colored cube. Kids roll the dice and depending on whatever color pops up they pick up the corresponding matching card and perform the action on it. They will be asked to “Hop 4 times” or “Find something RED.”
HABA First OrchardAges 2+
Here’s a unique cooperative game from Haba that is designed for the younger set. We like that the pieces are large so little ones won’t be able to swallow them. The best part? This is a game where kids are encouraged to work together. As kids play, they learn color recognition and how to follow rules. The idea of the game is simple. All the players have to pick the fruit off the trees before the raven eats them.
MindWare Seek-a-Boo GameAges 1+
Seek A Boo is a fun board game that’s also a great teaching tool. It’s a matching game that comes with large picture cards. It’s a wonderful way to introduce 2 year olds to animals, colors, ABCs, vocabulary, and more. What’s great about it is that the rules can be easily modified depending on your child.
Thinkfun Move and Groove GameAges 18m-5
Similar to Roll & Play, Move and Groove is designed to be your child’s first board game. It comes with a large and colorful plush die that kids love throwing around. Depending on what color the die lands on, kids have to perform different actions that involve them moving around.
Best Puzzles For The 2 Year Old Boy
According to a study published by the National Science Foundation, 2- 4 year old children who play with puzzles have better spatial and math skills. 2 year olds love to be challenged with puzzles as they learn shapes and colors. Here are some great puzzles for them.
Does she love vehicles and puzzles? Here’s a fun puzzle featuring all different types of vehicles from airplanes to cars, trucks, and more. She’ll have fun while building her problem-solving abilities.
Fat Brain Toys Wooden Personalized Name PuzzleAges 6m+
What could be better than a personalized puzzle with his name on it? With up to 9 letters, this puzzle can be customized with your child’s name. The best part? As he puts the puzzle pieces into the slots, he is learning to spell his name. It’s a gift that he will always remember.
Melissa & Doug Farm Wooden Chunky PuzzleAges 2-4
This chunky puzzle with farm animals is perfect for 2 year olds. It’s fun to make all the animals sounds before placing the animals in the puzzle.
This puzzle from Melissa & Doug is really great for exercising those small muscles in the hand, helping your little guy work on those fine motor skills. Like Harry Houdini, your 2 year old will have to undo the various latches and hinges. Before you know it, he will be able to pick locks.
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Peg PuzzlesAges 2-4
After your child has mastered his gross motor skills with larger knobbed puzzles, he is ready for the peg puzzle. This type of puzzle really focuses on the fine motor skills. Melissa & Doug makes a whole line of pegged puzzles. This one will not only help him work on his fine motor skills, but is great for learning the alphabet. Each puzzle piece is a different letter in the alphabet.
Once he has graduated from peg puzzles he is now ready for an actual jigsaw puzzle. With 12 pieces, this is the perfect first jigsaw puzzle. The bright and colorful artwork will capture his attention. All of the pieces are made of wood and the wooden frame keeps everything in place.
Who doesn’t love pets? This 8-piece puzzle set from Melissa & Doug features a variety of fun pets from dogs and cats to horses and much more! The final build looks fantastic and kids will love seeing all the various pets.
Develop your 2 year old’s puzzle-solving skills with this fun wooden farm set from Melissa & Doug. This 8-piece set builds out a farm set complete with various farm animals. The pieces are sturdy and well-built and kids will have fun assembling the puzzle.
Melissa & Doug Christmas Tree Chunky Puzzle Ages 2-4
What better way to celebrate the holidays than with a Christmas Tree themed chunky puzzle? 2 year old girls will love placing the 13 ornaments on the tree to decorate it. The best part? It makes a great Holiday decoration.
The Learning Journey My First Match ItAges 2-15
With only 2 pieces, this is the perfect first puzzle for your 2 year old boy. He simply has the match the head and the tail of the animal. There are 15 different animals included with the set. The larger puzzle pieces are perfect for little hands. You can find all different sets in the line from dinosaurs to vehicles.
Gifts For The 2 Year Old Art Lover
Brian Orr, M.D says that two year olds are developing fine motor skills and art & crafts toys help them learn to use their fingers. We love to cherish our child’s first drawings by hanging them on the refrigerator. Give him the tools that he needs with these great gift ideas.
Kinetic Sand Beach Sand, 3 lbs.Ages 3+
Bring the beach experience home! If your toddler loves playing with sand, he’ll love this 3-pound set of Kinetic Sand Beach Sand. This is better than regular sand because it doesn’t stick to you! Just like real sand, it’s super easy to mold into whatever you can imagine. Your only real limitation is your imagination. Best of all, even under warmer conditions, Kinetic Sand will never dry out! Kinetic Sand is a kid-favorite for endless outdoor fun!
Play Doh 36-Can Mega Pack Ages 2+
What would you do with 36 cans of Play Doh? For 2 year olds, getting this is like going to Play-Doh heaven. Kids will love squishing the clay into all types of fun shapes. With so many colors, it’s endless fun on rainy days or on Christmas morning.
Melissa & Doug Water Wow! Activity BookAges 3-6
These unique coloring books are the perfect gift for 2 year old boys. You get 3 different activity books in the pack, which focus on animals, letters, and numbers. The best part? It has a cleverly designed water pen that actually doesn’t color. That means no mess! As the water is scribbled onto the page, the color is revealed. When the page dries, the color disappears. He can color it over and over again.
Alex Toys Button ArtAges 2-4
2 year olds will love creating their own art with this unique toy, while building fine motor skill and creativity. Little ones simply have to snap the little colored buttons onto the peg board to create adorable button art. There are 10 different projects. The coolest part? The fun never ends. It can be done over and over again.
My First Crayola Washable Fingerpaint KitAges 1-10
Art should be about having fun at this age. While it is messy, fingerpaint is fun. With this fingerprint kit, 2 year olds will love sticking their hands in paint and putting their hand prints everywhere. This kit includes everything he needs to get started along with the paint and paper. The best part? Don’t worry if he paints all over the place – it’s washable!
Crayola Color Wonder Set Ages 3-6
Kids have huge imaginations and sometimes they love to create their masterpieces on their clothes, skin, the carpet, or even the walls. With the Crayola Wonder Markers, you don’t have to worry. The markers are actually clear and only designed to work on special wonder paper. With this compete set, you get 20 Wonder markers and 2 drawing pads.
Step2 Easel For Two with Bonus Magnetic Letters/NumbersAges 3-8
Do you have a little Michelangelo? Every little artist needs this. This is no ordinary easel. It features two sides so you can draw or paint with a friend. In addition to creating artwork, 2 year olds can play with the included magnetic letters and numbers. With built-in trays and ledges, it’s perfect for storing art supplies, too.
Honeysticks Pure Beeswax CrayonsAges 2+
While very expensive, these chunky crayons are perfect for beginning scribblers. Their larger size makes them easier to grip than normal crayons. Because they are made of 100% pure beeswax, they are the safest crayons. It’s nice knowing even if he sticks it in his mouth, it’s completely non toxic.
My First ScribbleAges 2-5
Those first scribbles are so priceless. This drawing pad contains 50 fun scribbling activity to get your child scribbling like he was born to. Each page has an incomplete picture and children will love finishing it. The pages are nice and durable so you don’t have to worry about your little artist tearing the pages. It’s also a great way to preserve the memories.
Bassion Kids Art Smocks, 2-PkAges 2-6
These art smocks are the perfect gift for the little Picasso in your life. They protect his clothing from paint and other art supplies getting onto his clothing. The best part? These can be washed and reused time and time again, making them a great value.
AquaDoodle TravelAges 2-7
Got a 2 year old boy? The Travel AquaDoodle will save you especially on long trips. About the size of a coloring book, kids can draw on this anywhere. The coolest part? The pen works with water and when it dries, the color disappears. You never have to worry about a mess of color since it’s just water. Just fill the pen with water and doodle in red or blue. The Aquadoodle will keep them entertained on long flights, in the back of the car, and even restaurants
Babybjorn Eat & Play SmockAges 1-3
Now you don’t have to worry when your little artist makes a mess. Designed for kids up to 3, this smock from BabyBjörn is designed to keep paint off your 2 year old’s clothes. Made of a lightweight fabric, it covers both the back and front of their bodies. Because it is made of a waterproof material, everything simply wipes off.
Best Musical Toys For 2 Year Old Boys
According to HealthyChildren.org musical toys help stimulate a 2 year old’s senses. At 2, your child will love any toy that inspires dancing, singing, and making noise. Why not get a musical toy?
Remo Drum with MalletAges 3-12
For 2 year olds that love banging on everything, this drum for Remo is the perfect gift idea. This is no ordinary toy drum. It’s a real drum built for kids. Little ones will love banging on this drum, having fun and making noise. The best part? Your little rock star can use their hands or the included mallets.
Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out XylophoneAges 1-3
2 year olds can pound and tap this fun xylophone to create musical sounds. It’s durably designed and promotes musical development in children. Whether or not they actually know what they’re doing, they’ll have a blast playing on this award-winning toy.
VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum SetAges 2-5
With 4 modes of play, this drum set is made for 2 year old boys. Freestyle mode is perfect for just banging on the drums. Alphabeats teaches letters as kids hit the drums. In number jams mode, the drum set counts up to 30 as kids hit the drums. In the last mode, kids have to follow the beat.
Munchkin Mozart Magic CubeAges 6m-3
Playing eight different tunes from Mozart, this cube from Munchkin is a band in a box for your little Mozart. The coolest part? Your little Mozart can easily tap each side of the cube to remove or add different instruments. Let the creative fun begin!
Play 22 Keyboard PlaymatAges 1+
A giant piano that you can play with your feet? He is going to love running across it to make “music.” There are so many ways to play. You could roll around on it, use your arms, or dance on it. It comes with 4 preprogrammed songs but jamming on it is the most fun. While it measures 6 feet long, it is soft and pliable so it can be folded away. The only problem? He is not going to want to put it away so the volume control will come in handy.
Toddler Music BandAges 1+
With a xylophone, wave drum, rattle roller, and other fun instruments, the entire family can join the toddler band. If you don’t mind the noise, (we mean the music), these have a great sound for a toddler toy. The only problem? Everyone will want to play the xylophone.
Hohner Kids GlockenspielAges 1+
2 year old boys love banging on anything especially if it makes music. This xylophone from Hohner is perfectly pitched with a beautiful ringing sound. You can actually play real tunes with it. It comes with a plastic mallet and small booklet with 4 songs in it.
VTech Record & Learn KidiStudioAges 3-6
Now even 2 year olds can have their own recording studio thanks to VTech. Not only does it have a working piano, but it has a built in microphone that has a voice modulator. Kids will love recording and changing the sound of their voice. The piano has great built in features for beginners including light up keys and changeable instruments. There are 20 different preloaded songs.
B. toys B. DrumrollAges 18m-3
This is so adorable. Little musicians will love banging on this drum. Surprise! It’s not just a drum. The lid comes off and there are 7 other whimsical music instruments stored inside. There is a tambourine, whitle, drum, shaka-shaka egg, and more. The best part? The entire family will want to join the band.
VTech 3-in-1 Strum & Jam KidiBandAges 3-6
This guitar from VTech is perfect for 2 year old hound dogs. It’s a guitar, piano, and drums in one! Like other VTech toys, it has a ton of keys that make all sorts of sounds. With guitar strings, a whammy bar, and star buttons, it’s the perfect first instrument for your budding musician. Now who’s ready to be a rock star?
Gift Ideas For The 2 Year Old Book Lover
John Hopkins Medicine suggests that reading picture and story books helps 2 year olds grow as they learn to turn the pages of the book on their own. Here are some classics.
The Wonderful Things You Will BeAges 3-7
Written for younger audiences, this best selling book is a modern take on “Oh the Place You Will Go.” Authored and illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin, it’s beautifully illustrated with a whimsical style. With a moving message, this love letter to your 2 year old boy imagines the things he will become. It makes a great birthday gift.
The Very Hungry CaterpillarAges 0+
Here is a classic book that every 2 year must read. It’s about a caterpillar that eats everything and finally ends up with an upset stomach. The coolest part? As the caterpillar eats the foods he leaves behind little holes in each page, which helps kids learn to count. So cute!
Goodnight MoonAges 1-4
This a classic book that has been around for years. Every of parent of a 2 year old must own this book. It’s the perfect bedtime story to fall asleep to.
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap BookAges 1-4
Written and illustrated by Rod Campbell, this cute flip the flap book is perfect for the 2 year old animal lover in your life. When a kid writes to a zoo that he wants a pet, hilarity ensues. The zoo sends the child all sorts of animals like a giraffe, lion, snake, and more. Each animal is revealed by pulling back the flap and peeking inside. If you have little animal puppets, this is the perfect book to act out.
Brown Bear, Brown BearAges 2-5
This is a must have book for 2 year old boys. The book introduces children to animals, letter, and colors. It contains a lot of repetition that makes it easy for kids to memorize.
The Giving TreeAges 1-8
The Giving Tree is a story about caring, giving, and love. It’s about a tree that gives itself to make a child happy. While your child might not be able to see the symbolism yet, parents know that the “giving tree” represents them. It’s a book with such an emotional message.
On the Night You Were BornAges 1-4
Here’s a book that celebrates the day your 2 year old came into this world. On that miraculous day, a beautiful baby boy was born. “The moon smiled … Polar Bears danced … and life will never be the same.” With breathtaking illustrations and an almost musical tone, this is one book that will make you teary eyed as you read it to your child.
Puppy Birthday to You! Ages 2-5
Paw Patrol is the hottest thing right now for 2 year olds. If it is his birthday, he will love seeing all of his favorite characters from the show in a book. The pups are trying to throw a surprise birthday party for Chase, but the power suddenly goes out. It’s up to the pups to come to the rescue. With a cute birthday storyline, it’s the perfect gift for his birthday.
Little Blue Truck board bookAges 0+
Here’s a wonderful story of friendship and kindness that 2 year old boys will absolutely love. It’s the story of a little blue truck that gets stuck in the mud. Luckily, he’s made friends along the way who help him out. With bright illustrations, kids will love saying all the sound effects the truck makes out loud. Beep! Beep!
Chicka Chicka Boom BoomAges 1-4
This charming rhyming book is a fun way to introduce the alphabets to your 2 year old. The story revolves all of the alphabets, A through Z, climbing up a coconut tree. When all of the letters make their way up the tree, the tree goes “Chika Chicka Boom Boom”. With fun sound effects and rhymes, it’s an entertaining story that young children will love.
The Going-To-Bed BookAges 2-5
With funny illustrations and rhyming words, this silly story is the perfect bedtime story for 2 year old boys. In the book, the animals are getting ready for bed. They brush their teeth and go through their nighttime routine. There are few unexpected twists and turns that are sure to get a couple of laughs. He will want to read it every night after he finishes his bedtime routine.
Where Is Baby’s Belly Button? Ages 1-4
Here is another cute interactive lift the flap book from Karen Katz. Your little one is on a mission to find “Where’s Baby’s Belly Button.” With plenty of suspense, young readers will flip the flap only to reveal one of baby’s body parts. Where are baby’s eyes? Under her hat! It’s a fun way for your 2 year old to learn the parts of the body.
I Am a Big BrotherAges 2-4
If a new baby is on the way, this light hearted book is a must have. Most young children have a bit of difficulty with the arrival of a new one. In the book, the main character becomes a big brother. The book shows how cool it is to have a younger sibling and the responsibility that comes with it. The big brother in the story feeds the baby, changes its diapers, and even plays with the baby. Your little guy will do the same. He will be so excited!
Press HereAges 2-5
Press Here is one of the most unique books you will ever read with children. With technology so infused in our lives, it amazing that Herve Tullet managed to create a book that is just as interactive as an app. Each of the pages instructs the reader to press, shake, and tilt the book. On the following page, something magical will happen.
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction SiteAges 1-6
Does your little boy love trucks? Here is a fun twist on the classic goodnight story where the main characters are not animals but construction trucks. One by one all the trucks get tucked into bed. The charming illustrations and rhyming text makes this a great gift for truck lovers.
Potty training just got a little easier with this fun book. The story is told from a young child’s point of view with fun colors, a loveable character, and a great deal of humor. Before you know it 2 year boys will be saying “Tinkle, Tinkle, Toot. I did it.”
My First Animals: Touch and Feel Picture CardsAges 1-3
Who wouldn’t want to pet the animals? Children will love learning about animals with these sensory flash cards. The coolest part? On each card, there is a textured area where kids can feel each animal.
Incredibles 2 Little Golden BookAges 2-5
Fans have been waiting 14 years for the sequel to the Incredibles. Now it’s finally here! If you loved the movie, you’ll love reading the book. And if you haven’t watched the movie, you’ll definitely want to read the book. The illustrations have a retro art style that will appeal to younger readers and the story will captivate readers from start to finish. It’s a wonderful addition to your child’s Golden Book collection.
From Head to Toe Board BookAges 1-4
Written by the same author as The Hungry Caterpillar, this fun animal book encourages your little one to move. All the different animals in the book move their bodies and ask children to do the same. Children will love stretching and bending their bodies with the animals, using their whole body from head to toe.
Goodnight, NumbersAges 2-5
Danica McKellar puts her own twist on the classic bedtime story. In this book, children will enjoy counting as they say goodnight to everything. Each page in the book centers on a number all the way up to 10. It’s the perfect introduction to early math skills.
Hallmark Personalized BookAges 3-7
There are ton of great books, but Hallmark lets you personalize this book to star your 2 year old boy. Hallmark has a ton of books, but if he is a superhero fan, he will love this one. It stars your little superheor fighting alongside Batman to save the world. Gotham can finally sleep at night.
Bath time just a whole lot more pleasant with these toys.
Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath ToyAges 4m+
Forget about squirting bath toys that get moldy. Made out of clear plastic, these little floating balls are sealed so no water can get inside. The little rattling toys inside the transparent balls will keep your 2 year old entertained in the bath. Not only do they float in water, they are the perfect size for little hands.
Crayola Color Bath Dropz Ages 3-15
These little colored tablets from Crayola can turn boring bathwater into rainbow colored water. Just drop one tablet in and like magic you have got colored water. Every day you can use a different color. You can even mix colors by throwing multiple tablets in. While the tablets are non toxic, we don’t recommend using them with kids who have skin conditions.
Munchkin Little Boat Train Bath Toy, 6-Ct
Everybody needs a fun bath toy in the water. Rubber duckies collect water and carry with them a mold hazard. We like these colorful little boats from Munchkin instead. There are so many ways to play with them. He will love pouring water between the boats. They can even be stacked. They are also perfect for rinsing the shampoo out of his hair.
Boon Water Bugs with NetAges 9m+
Bathtime just got a little more fun with this bath toy. After you throw the little insects in a soapy bubble bath, one year olds will love using the net to scoop up the little plastic insects. This is great for their eye hand coordination and fine motor skills. Unlike other bath toys, the little insects don’t collect water inside so you don’t have to worry about mold.
Nuby Bathtime Fun Octopus HooplaAges 18m+
Octopus Hoopla is a fun and colorful bathtime pal ready to bring fun and delight to your child. It floats in water and includes three rings to toss for some fun in the tub! The fun colors and shapes help to stimulate baby’s senses. The bath toy also develops baby’s eye-hand coordination with the ring game. Since it is free of BPA, it’s safe for your child.
Skip Hop Zoo Bath Stack and Pour Bucket RinseAges 9m+
These 5 cartoony buckets are a lot of fun in the tub. He will love picking up the buckets and watching the water come pouring out of the bottom of the bucket like it is raining. The best part? All of the buckets have different holes on the underneath so each one has a different sprinkling effect.
Boon Fleet Stacking BoatsAges 9m+
Who doesn’t like playing with boats in the tub? Not only are these colorful stackable boats from Boon great for fine motor skills, but they are a lot of fun in the tub. They are perfect for scooping water and dumping it out. Kids will love using them to make it “rain.” We like that there is no place for water to get stuck and cause a mold issue.
3 Bees & Me Bath Toy Basketball Hoop & Balls SetAges 2+
Bathtime doesn’t have to be boring! This set comes with a basketball hoop and 3 balls. The hoops are easy to mount and you can even dunk on them. Kids will have fun while improving their eye-hand coordination. It’s a SLAM DUNK gift!
Green Toys SubmarineAges 6m-6
Made of eco friendly durable plastic, the Green Toys Submarine is one of our favorite bath toys of all time. 2 year old girls will love playing with it in the tub and pool. Not only does it float, but it can be submerged underwater for undersea adventures. The fun part is scooping up the water in the tub and rinsing her off.
Green Toys My First Tug BoatAges 6m-3
Made of environmentally-friendly plastic, this Tug Boat from Green Toys is the perfect bath toy for imaginative adventures in the water. The coolest part? It will actually float on the surface of the water and sink when it is pushed below the water. He will love filling it up with water and pouring it out. It’s a great toy even out of the bath.
Gear & Clothing
Summer Infant My Size Potty – Training ToiletAges 18m+
The Summer Infant My Size Potty is one of the most popular potties on the market. While it is fairly inexpensive, it is just as good as more expensive potties. The wider back allows toddlers to sit more comfortably. It has a pee guard for boys to prevent any accidents. With the smooth nice round edges, it’s like a throne for little ones.
BABYBJORN Step Stool
With this cute stool, your two year old will be able to get to those beyond to reach places without your help.
Skip Hop Backpack
Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? With plenty of room inside, this cute backpack is a great size for 2 year old boys. Dinosaur lovers will love toting around their toys or snacks in the backpack everywhere they go. How adorable is this?
Personalized Stephen Joseph Backpack
What could be cooler than a backpack with his name on it? With several styles to choose from, this drawstring backpack is perfect for a few of his toys, books, or even snacks. It’s the perfect size for a 2 year old boy. He will feel all grownup toting around his own bag.
Constructive EatingAges 36-30m
Does he take hours to eat his food? Make mealtime more fun with Constructive Eating. All of the utensils are shaped like his favorite construction trucks. His entire meal becomes a construction site. He will love using the bulldozer to push food and the pitchfork and tractor to scoop food into his mouth. Suddenly, he will be hungry.
Fisher-Price Deluxe Booster Seat
Who needs a high chair? With 3 height adjustments, this booster from Fisher Price is perfect for seating 2 year old toddlers at the table to eat or work on craft projects. The eating tray is easily removeable. It can be strapped to any dining chair.
Graco 4ever All-in-One Convertible Car Seat
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that 2 year olds should ride in a rear facing position until they reach the maximum weight of the car seat. With this 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat from Graco kids can ride rear facing until they hit 40 pounds. At that time, they can ride forward facing. The best part? The headrest is adjustable so they continue to ride in it until they no longer need a car seat.
Graco Blossom 4-in-1 Convertible High Chair
Finally there is a high chair that is designed to grow with your little guy. This high chair from Graco can be used as a standalone high chair but it can do so much more. This high chair converts to a toddler booster to a youth chair. You can even use different portions of it for seating multiple children.
Kenson Kids Responsibility Chart
This is a life safer! This responsibility chart from Kenson Kids is a great way to teach your 2 year old how to complete tasks. While there are 20 chores to choose from, the chart only has room for 6 chores. That’s perfect for younger children who are only able to process a small amount of tasks at one time. Every day he completes a task, you can reward him with a gold star
Batman Everlasting Rain Coat
How adorable is this? Protect your little superhero from the rain with this great Batman raincoat. Your 2 year old will look just like Batman along with the little cape. Your little guy will want it to rain everyday just so he can get into it
Extra Soft Bamboo Hooded Bathrobe
Your little man will love this elegant hooded robe that feels so soft, comfortable, and luxurious. It is perfect for wearing on cold mornings over pajamas or after bath time. The luxurious material will not only make him look like a prince but feel like one.
Paw Patrol Chase Hoodie
Does he spend his whole day watching the Paw Patrol go on rescue missions? Available in several toddler sizes, this adorable hoodie allows him to be his favorite character from the show. The coolest part? It’s got a hat and little ears on the hood that will make him look just like Chase.
Leveret Baby Boy Striped 2-Pc Pajama Set
Made of 100% cotton, this 2 piece pajama set from Leveret is perfect now that he is toilet training. With a timeless striped design, these pajamas will never go out of style. Your little man will look adorable in them.
Here are some great furniture gifts for 2 year olds to spice up playtime in his room.
Personalized Star Map Print
There are a ton of stars in the sky and they never line up exactly the same way. Now you can get a snapshot of how the sun, stars, and planets were aligned on the night that he was born with this custom star map. Simply include the date, time, and location of the event. You can even add a custom quote. The star map is printed on 100% cotton based paper. You are going to want to frame and hang this thoughtful gift up on the wall.
LucyLews Boys Name Wall Decal
One of the best ways to decorate his room is with a personalized Vinyl decal. Your 2 year old will be so excited to see his name on the wall. Along with the name, you can customize the colors of the decal and even the size. The best part? He will always remember the spelling of his name.
Blankie Tails Shark Blanket
Oh no! Jaws has got your little baby boy in his mouth. Blankie tails are cool blankets with a little tail on them. Even if he doesn’t like taking naps, he will love taking naps with this cool blanket.
Melissa & Doug The Town Road RugAges 3-8
With this square shaped play mat from Melissa & Doug, turn your floor into an entire town filled with winding roads. If you have got a car lover, he will love driving all his cars around this fully realized town with houses, bridges, and even parking places. The best part? The image is woven, so it’s machine washable.
Little Acorns DIY Vinyl Growth Chart Ruler Decal Kit
Here’s a fun way to create your own DIY growth chart for your little guy. There is no need to paint the lines and numbers. Simply get a smooth piece of wood and apply this Vinyl decal over it. The detailed instructions walk you through the whole process. When you are done, you can tell everybody that you are a professional crafter.
Growth Chart Art Tree Of Life
Now that he is a growing boy, you are going to want something to track his growth. This gorgeous growth chart ruler is so beautiful that it looks like a piece of art. Because it is made of wood, it will become a keepsake and something he can look back at even when he is older.
Frenchi Kid’s Clothes Hanger
2 year olds love playing dress up. Do you find that his dress up costumes are lying all over the room? This neat little clothes organizer is the perfect spot to organize all his dress up costumes. It holds 15 to 20 costumes.
Boon Animal Bag Stuffed Animal Storage
You will wonder how you ever lived without this innovative storage solution from Boon. It’s the most unique bean bag for kids. Instead of filling it with beans, you fill it tons of stuffed animals. After you have filled it, it is the perfect bean bag chair for 2 year olds.
3 Sprouts Storage Box
We love finding cute ways to store toys. If you have shelving , these adorable 13 inch square storage bins from 3 Sprouts are perfect for storing everything from books to toys. The little handle on the front makes it easy for kids to pull it out like a drawer. They come in the cutest patterns, which will liven up the decor in any child’s room.
Little Tikes Primary Colors Toy Chest
You will finally be able to see the floor with this large toy box with two removable bins, which is perfect for 2 year old boys that have many toys. This toy chest from Little Tikes will not only keep things organized, but it’s a good way to teach him how to put away his toys.
Step2 2-in-1 Toy Box and Art LidAges 2-8
Finally you can get those toys off the floor with this toy box from Step 2. The coolest part? It’s sort of like an easel and toy box all in one. The lid doubles as flat surface that she can draw and play on. The lid has a clip that you can attach a paper to.
DIBSIES Personalized Premium Edition Toy Box Ages 36+
The only thing better than a beautiful wooden toy box is one that is personalized. With several different choices to choose from, you can put his name on this custom toy box. It’s a gift that he will always cherish even when he grows up.
ECR4Kids Toy Storage Organizer
With 12 open storage bins, this toy storage organizer is perfect for organizing the smaller toys in the playroom. Because the bins are open, you can easily see what is inside them. It makes it easy to grab what your want without digging under stuff to get what you want. The best part? He will finally have a place to put his toys rather than have them scattered all over the room.