Best Toys for Toddlers

Kids & Baby

Terrible twos. They are so called because it is at this age that toddlers finally understand the tricks of the trade. How things work and they have a renewed thirst and curiosity about the world around them. They go about fidgeting with anything and everything within their reach, and sometimes even things not within their reach. This is what causes heart attacks in us parents, as they, time and again put themselves in spitting distance of danger. This is also the time when it is best to introduce new and different toys to them to enable them to understand and develop by trying to explore and play with the toys specifically designed to encourage healthy child development. Also when they are so occupied with their play things, they are unlikely to get themselves in danger.

LeapFrog My Own Leaptop


LeapFrog My Own Leaptop, Green
  • Learn about the alphabet, spell your name and more on a pretend play Leapfrog computer built for kids.
  • Customize My Own Leaptop to help your child spell his or her name.
  • Leapfrog new, larger screen makes the pretend computer play even bigger, featuring 26 fun animal animations! Tap away in...

Toddlers have a strange inclination toward electronic media. Have you had your toddler pounce on your laptop while you are working or your smartphone when you are texting? This root from the fact that you use it so much; it must be fun for sure. Why not give your little one a laptop of his own. He will have fun playing with it, and learn in the process. The LeapFrog My Own Leaptop is a fun way to learn alphabets, animal trivia and play simulation using the various modes that this toy features. The laptop is a toy version of the actual thing, all with the alphabet keys and the open-close flap and everything. The laptop features 4 modes, these modes include alphabets with a word, music, animal trivia and messaging. Your child can now learn alphabets and play music, pretend to send emails and texts and learn more about animals with his new very own laptop.

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel


Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Art Easel - Dry-Erase Board,...
  • KIDS WOODEN STANDING ART EASEL: This art easel provides a creative, screen-free play option for children and includes...
  • HELPS BUILD FINE MOTOR SKILLS: The dry erase board and chalkboard are perfect for building kids fine motor skills and...
  • EASY TO ASSEMBLE: This easel features a sturdy wooden frame, is easy to assemble, folds flat for storage, and is height...

Melissa & Doug is another children’s toy brand that is very reliable and they come out with practical yet very educational toys for children. The Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel is a chalk board and a white board in one. You can also turn this into a painting easel by locking a paper into the paper roll holder and let your child grow his imagination. He can get creative with a chalk on the chalkboard or learn to draw and erase on the dry erase board, or he can learn to paint in vibrant colors on paper. The easel comes with two large plastic trays that can be used as his palette and can be removed to aid cleaning and maintenance. The Easel folds into a flat board so you can store it away under a bed or behind a cupboard once your child is done playing with it.


LumiStick Brand Glowsticks


Lumistick 8 Inch 100 Glow Sticks Bulk Party Favors with Connectors |...
  • ? 100 PACK OF 8 INCH ASSORTED GLOW STICKS: You will receive 8-inch glow sticks 100 Piece, all carefully packed into our...
  • ? LONG LASTING LIGHT: Enjoy the glow radiating from your wrist glowsticks for up to 12 hours. After activation, these...
  • ? WATERPROOF, SAFE AND NON TOXIC: Our powerful glow sticks contain two chemicals that glow when mixed together (when the...

This one is great for some simple fun. The pack contains 100 connecting sticks. Each of which lights up into glowing colors once they are bent. When you bend these connectors the liquid inside gets activated and the connector starts glowing, this is best when seen in the dark. These connectors can be used to make bracelets or necklaces or simply used to play. Your toddler is going to have super fun twisting and bending these connectors just to see the fascinating liquid light up and brighten up as he goes on bending the connector. The colors are luminous and bright, they include green, pink, yellow, blue and Orange. They are also ideal for parties and Halloween decoration tool. You can also put these glowing connectors in the bath tub and give your child a fun-filled bath time.

LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic Basket


LeapFrog Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket (Frustration Free...
  • Features 15 brightly colored play pieces including plates, forks, cups, food and a tablecloth, perfect for a pretend...
  • Match the shape of the food pieces with the interactive shape sorter to hear the basket recognize the food and say the...
  • Press the butterfly button to hear music or polite snack requests from the Picnic basket. Feed the basket The correct...

When your little one’s first birthday rolls around, one of the best gifts to wrap up for them is the Leap Frog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket. This interactive basket is the perfect way to get your infant on the right track of learning their shapes and colors. This cute interactive picnic basket comes with 15 different brightly colored pieces of play objects. With forks, cups, food, and even a tablecloth, you and your little one can have a sweet little picnic right at home all while learning shapes and colors at the same time. 

Thorugh its intentional construction, your little one will be able to match the different shapes of the food pieces to the shape sorter. As your little one sorts the objects out, the basket will recognize the food and then say the shape of the object as well as the color. This immediate recognition will allow your little one to practice recognizing the different shapes and colors. With the Leap Frog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket,  learning is not limited to just shapes and colors either. There is the butterfly button that you can press to hear a quick little tune. This button will also sound different snack request tha the picnic basket will ask for. At these request, your little one can then practice identifying what object is requested and then put it in the picnic basket. Of course, hands on learning is not the only way children learn, Interactive sensory features like lights will encourage your child to learn as well. The little light on the picnic basket will glow to help keep your child engaged during learning process. 

When you’re done playing, simply pack up all the pieces and fit them neatly into the picnic basket. With the purchase of every Leap Frog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket, you can look forward to a set of three AA batteries. However, it is recommended to swap these batteries out as they are only used for demo purposes. While infants who are the age of 12 months are the perfect age to play with the Leap Frog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket, the pieces are safe for infants as young as six months to begin interacting with them. There are two color options available; pink and green. That way, you can find the perfect set for your little one.

LeapFrog Scribble and Write


LeapFrog Scribble and Write
  • Trace the lights to learn how to write
  • New writing accuracy feedback and easy-grip stylus
  • Now teaches A-Z and 1-10, ages 3+ years

This is a very innovative way to teach your child how to write. The LED screen lights up with an alphabet and your child can trace this with the pen that is included with the toy. The toy will then give out a feedback as to how well and accurate you wrote. The toy teaches how to write a letter from A – Z and numbers from 1 – 10. The toy gives out stroke by stroke instruction on how to write to give that added practice your child needs in his initial writing days. The toy includes both upper and lower case writing to make him thorough. The toy is very thoughtfully designed to encourage both left handed and right handed children. SO you don’t have to worry about your child being left-handed and not having enough options for him, LeapFrog has thought about all the possibilities and designed its toy to suit every child.


Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBelle


Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBelle
  • Large, multi-color LED grid tummy
  • See BeatBelle "dance" - watch her hips shake & her head nod
  • 3 modes grow with baby: Dance 'n Move: Fun, energizing music encourages baby to move around; Learning & Games

Fisher – Price is pioneers in children’s toys. This little animatronic friend is going to be your child’s best buddy. He will dance and move and encourage your child to do the same. The BeatBelle has touch buttons all over that get activated to do different things when pressed. The BeatBelle can be played in 4 modes, the dance and move mode, when in this mode the beatBelle will instantly start dancing and shaking its belly and nodding his head filling the room with energy so great, that your child will also want to get up and shake hill belly and nod his head to the BeatBelle’s tunes. The another mode is the learning and games mode that will teach your baby alphabets, colors, and numbers. While the BeatBelle’s at it, he will do a freeze dance that will fill your toddler with giggles while he learns the colors and more. The Beat Belle also features a customize sing along where you and your baby can record your voices and the beatbelle will turn this into a song to which you can shake a leg.

VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set


VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set, Orange
  • Kids learning toy has three drum pads and cymbal each with its own unique sound for sensory development
  • Toddlers can play along to 9 melodies in styles including rock, dance and pop; music toy teaches letters, numbers, and...
  • Kids drum set has 4 modes of play: Free Play, Letters, Numbers, and Follow-Along; each drum features a unique LED light

Bring out the BeeGees in your child. This kid’s drum set is a fantastic energy releaser for your super active toddler. The drum set comes with 3 drums and a cymbal. These drums and cymbal make a different sound to enhance the toddler’s sense of listening and music. The set has an inbuilt melody playlist to which your child can play his drums and have fun doing it. There are 9 melodies in all. The drum set features 4 modes in which your child can get thoroughly involved. These modes include free play, Numbers, letters, and follow along. The drums have LED light to keep the child engrossed and fascinated when the light brightens as he hits the drum to create music. The drums run on batteries and they are included, however, it is suggested to use new batteries when actually playing the drums because the ones included are just for a demo.


VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone


VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone, Orange
  • Touch screen kids phone with 12 light-up pretend apps including pretend calendar, clock, and weather
  • The 12 included apps respond to touch and light up; toggle between the app screen and the Music mode screen using the...
  • Home button saves your phone number so toddlers can pretend to call home; 15 melodies, different phrases and sing along...

Ever noticed your child loves to play an adult the moment he finds your phone lying freely. He will pick it up, out it on his ear and walk around talking and laughing making a perfect imitation of you. This is very adorable when your phone is truly free, when it is not, and your child wants to play, this is when the true drama begins. With the VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone, you will avoid this drama altogether. Now your child will have his own phone and he will not fuss over yours. The VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone is a touchscreen phone with 12 pretend apps that light up. The phone also has a call feature where he can pretend to call and have a long heartfelt conversation with you. Apart from this the phone also features various phrases and melodies that your child can sing along to. The phone can be a huge distraction and also teach your child a few first words and songs in the process. The phone works on AAA grade batteries and features an auto shutoff feature to save battery life.

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