Terrible Twos? More Like Terrific Twos! These Are the 50 Best Gifts for 2-Year-Olds
The terrible twos are terrible for a reasonâ"itâs right when little ones start getting picky (and moody!). But you know what can cheer up a toddler having a tantrum? Some pretty terrific gifts! If youâre shopping for 2 year old birthday giftsâ"whether itâs gifts for boys or girlsâ"weâve done the necessary research on toddlers to bring you the 50 best gifts for 2 year olds.
From the best toys to toddler-approved birthday gift ideas, these fun choices for 2 year old boys and girls will make your shopping experience all the more easier, and therefore, more enjoyable.
These 50 gifts challenge toddlersâ motor skills, hand-eye coordination, teach important life skillsâ"and are just plain fun! Each of these 50 gifts are great ideas for birthdays, or if youâre a total overachiever already thinking about the holidays, they work for Christmas ideas, too! Here are the best gifts for 2 year olds in 2020.1. Aqua Magic Doodle Mat
Your toddler will love this easy water playmat! Just fill with water and let them doodle away. Jasonwell Aqua Magic Doodle Mat, $22.99, Amazon2. Kidsâ Tricycle
This retro style tricycle has an adjustable sculpted seat and of course, the classic bike bell toddlers will love to ring. Schwinn Roadster Kids Tricycle, $88, Amazon3. LeapFrog Scout and Violet 100 Words Book
Scout and Violet will quickly become your 2-year-oldâs new BFF as they teach her more than 100 age-appropriate word. LeapFrog Scout and Violet 100 Words Book, $19, Amazon4. A Collection of Stories for 2 Year Olds
Not every fairytale is appropriate for 2-year-olds, but every story in this collection definitely is. A Collection of Stories for 2 Year Olds, $11, Amazon5. VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk
Have you ever heard of a desk that literally helps your little one learn? This interactive desk from VTech teaches 100+ vocabular words and features five activity pages of engaging, age-appropriate content. VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe, $51 Amazon6. TOP BRIGHT Toddler Fishing Game
Can your little one catch these fish and other marine creatures? Challenge them to this fishing game, but donât let them know that this game is designed to develop their motor skills and hand-eye coordination. TOP BRIGHT Toddler Fishing Game Gifts, $23, Amazon7. Wooden Animal Jigsaw Puzzles
Start âem early with these beginner sets of jigsaw puzzles. Puzzles are awesome for developing coordination and problem-solving skills. SKYFIELD Wooden Animal Jigsaw Puzzles, $25, Amazon8. VTech KidiBeats Drum Set
Got a music lover in the fam? Now, they can bang on the drums all day. VTech KidiBeats Drum Set, $20, Amazon9. LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart 10. Matching Eggs Toys Gift
Shape-sorting games are some of the most important toys for 2-year-olds to be playing with. This egg set challenges young minds to recognize colors and shapes in order to fit each shellâs perfect match. JUNBESTN Matching Easter Eggs Toys, $15, Amazon11. Skoolzy Rainbow Counting Bears with Matching Sorting Cups
Color sorting with toddlers has never been this easy or fun. Simply roll the dice and whichever color bear comes up on top is the color bear kids have to scoop into the corresponding colored cup!Skoolzy Rainbow Counting Bears with Matching Sorting Cups, $29, Amazon12. Melissa & Doug Dust! Sweep! Mop! Set
Not sure why toddlers sometimes obsess over mops and brooms (trust us, when you get older, you wonât want to!), but this Melissa & Doug set lets them indulge in their Cinderella fantasty. Melissa & Doug Dust! Sweep! Mop!, $27, Amazon13.
Take a break from watching the animated movie on repeat and instead, read your little one the book version that sings along. Disney Frozen â" Let It Go Little Music Note Sound Book , $13, Amazon14. Superhero Capes for Kids
Developing toddlersâ imaginations is important, so let your little one done a mask and cape every once in a while. You may be the Super Parent, but theyâre a Super Kid, too. Roko Superhero Capes for Kids, $21, Amazon15.
This set of four board books follows the adventures of Nickelodeonâs PAW Patrol characters. Whether you read to your little PAW Patrol fan or they practice âreadingâ on their own, the board-style of the books makes it easy to hold and turn the page â" especially for little fingers. The Little Red Rescue Box â" PAW Patrol, $10, Amazon16. TOP BRIGHT Toddler Tools Set Toy Truck 17. Delta Children Chair Desk with Storage Bin, Disney Minnie Mouse
Two-year-olds have a lot of important stuff to do: Watch Disney Junior, drink juice, colorâ¦ With this Minnie Mouse chair, they can do all of that and more from a comfortable position. Delta Children Chair Desk with Storage Bin â" Minnie Mouse, $40, Amazon18. 3 Bees & Me Dinosaur Toys
Half-dinosaur, half-racer toy, little ones will love zooming these saurusâs down the hall at top speed. 3 Bees & Me Dinosaur Toys, $15, Amazon19. VTech Pop-a-Balls Push and Pop Bulldozer Amazon Exclusive
For little ones still uneasy on their feet, a push-toy is a great way to help them balance. This VTech toy doesnât just provide stability; it also pops out balls as kids move forward. For an added challenge, kids can try to catch the balls in the bulldozer! VTech Pop-a-Balls Push and Pop Bulldozer, $25, Amazon20. Pinkfong Baby Shark Official Song Doll â" Mommy Shark
Little ones loving going to bed with something soft and cuddlyâ¦ and a sing-along doesnât hurt, either. The Pinkfong Baby Mommy Shark plush is ideal for both playtime and naptime (as long as parents can get the song out of their heads!). Pinkfong Baby Shark Official Song Doll â" Mommy Shark, $9, Amazon21. ToyVelt Kids Camping Tent Set Toys 22.
Encourage your little one to adapt to potty training better with this Sesame Street-themed read. P is for Potty! Sesame Street Lift-the-Flap Book, $6, Amazon23. Little Tikes 2-in-1 Pirate Ship 24. LeapFrog My First Learning Tablet 25. EverEarth Toddler Workbench With Tools
It may look like a mini version of Dadâs toolbox from the garage, but itâs more than just an imaginative playset. This Toddler Workbench also encourages important hand-eye and motor skills, as it challenges them to hammer screws into holes and twist the wrench to remove them. Clever! EverEarth Toddler Workbench with Tools, $39, Amazon26. Little Tikes Fairy Cozy Coupe 27. eKids Moana Sing Along Boombox with Microphone 28. superwinky Learning Toys Busy Board
Itâs called a Busy Board for a reason. All the lace-tying, button-snapping, buckling of belts, and zipping keeps tiny hands (and minds) occupied for hours. Toddler Busy Board, $20, Amazon29. Foldable Pop-Up Police Car Tent 30. Counting Ladybugs
Teach your little one to count with this Montesorri-approved ladybug game. Counting Ladybugs, $30, Amazon31. Minnie Dress Up Trunk Exclusive 32. Sesame Street Elmo Boyâs Girlâs Multi Pack Crew Socks with Grippers 33. Trolls World Tour Dancing Poppy Feature Plush
Kids love the new Trolls: World Tour movie, so itâs a no-brainer that toddlers will love hearing this plush Poppy doll sing âTrolls Just Wanna Have Fun.â Trolls World Tour Dancing Poppy Feature Plush, $25, Amazon34. ToyVelt Kids Golf Club Set 35. Kidsâ Teepee Tent with Padded Mat
This teepee tent is designed for toddlerâs rooms as a fun hideout and a cute home decor piece that even Mom will approve. Now, toddlers have a designated place to do their puzzles, play with their dolls, and watch YouTube Kids on Momâs phone! Kidsâ Teepee Tent with Padded Mat, $80, Amazon36. Little Tikes T-Ball Set 37. CUTE STONE Little Kitchen Playset
If your little one loves playing âHouse,â a kitchen playset is a total must-have. This one comes with a play stove with realistic light, sink with running water, a rotating dessert shelf, and more! CUTE STONE Little Kitchen Playset, $53, Amazon38. Fisher-Price Harley-Davidson Tough Trike 39. Moana Disneyâs Mauiâs Magical Fish Hook Set 40. Disney Frozen 12-Volt Ride-On Sleigh 41. Construction Worker Costume Role Play Kit Set
Dress-up is key in developing toddlerâs imaginations, so help them spark it with this adorable construction worker-themed playset. iPlay, iLearn Construction Worker Costume Role Play Kit Set, $20, Amazon42. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Light-up Learning Vacuum 43. Pinkfong Baby Shark Official Alphabet Bus 44. Baby Alive Littles, Carry âN Go Squad 45. 2nd Birthday T-Shirt
Are you teaching your child how old they are? This shirt says it all. 2nd Birthday Gift 2 Year Old Boy Girl Toddler Kids T-Shirt 2T California Blue, $8, Amazon46. CHUCHIK Toys Magnetic Drawing Board Set for Kids and Toddlers 47. LITTLEFUN Tablet Learning Machine Festival Toy 48. Sunny Days Entertainment Bubble-N-Go Deluxe Toy Lawn Mower 49. Fishing Floating Squirts Bath Toy
Bath time gets a little harder (at least for parents) once your child enters the terrible twos. After all, bath tantrums mean splashes. But these fun bath toys will keep your toddler calm and occupied so you can shampoo, condition, and rinse! Bath Toy, Fishing Floating Squirts Toy and Water Scoop with Organizer Bag, $13, AmazonParade Daily
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With more 1,000 stickers to insert into sticker scenes, mazes, and puzzles, your little guppy will love this sticker book based on the fan-favorite childrenâs book. The Pout-Pout Fish Giant Sticker Book: Over 1000 Stickers, $13, Amazon