The Best Toddler Gifts to Get for Christmas this Year
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If you’re stuck for ideas on what to buy your toddler for Christmas this year, this gift guide will be super helpful.
The best toddler gifts don’t always have to be elaborate, so you’ll find a mixture of gift ideas in this post.
Here’s what you’ll find:
Handmade Painted Wood Spinning Tops
How gorgeous are these spinning tops? They'll be great for teaching your child motor skills while also allowing them to have fun.
HAN-MM Wooden Wobble Balance Board
How often does your toddler try and balance on things they shouldn't? Allow them to work on their balancing using this clever balance board.
CozyBomB Magnetic Wooden Fishing Game
This is an old-school favorite and your toddler will love it!
Melissa & Doug Wooden Fold & Go Barn
The beauty of this gorgeous barn is that it can be packed away easily after your toddler has finished playing with it.
Allywit Baby Kids Cute Wood Camera
We got one of these for my daughter last Christmas and she just loved walking around "taking pictures" of everyone.
Melissa & Doug Wooden School Bus
Let your toddler have fun loading up the bus and getting the kids to school.
Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube Classic Wooden Toy
Your toddler can learn shapes and colors with this fun cube as well as working on their motor skills.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set
These blocks are such an open-ended toy which makes them wonderful for imaginative play.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench Wooden Toy with Mallet
Let your toddler work on their aim and motor skills with this fun hammer bench.
Wooden Race Track Car Ramp Racer With 4 Mini Cars
My son has always been obsessed with cars. This motor ramp is perfect for motor-loving toddlers.
Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone
Let your toddler have fun making music and working on their dexterity with this fun tapping bench.
Play22 Wooden Train Set 12 PCS
This is another toy that both my son and daughter love to play with. The magnets make it super easy to connect the train carriages.
Lewo Wooden Rainbow Stacking Game
How cute is this rainbow? You toddler can learn colors and how shapes fit together.
TOP BRIGHT Wooden Dollhouse
A doll's house is such a classic toy. So perfect for little ones that love to play families.
Wooden Play Food
My little ones spend hours playing "kitchen" or "shops" together using play food just like this.
KidKraft Vintage Kitchen - White
We bought our kids a play kitchen two years ago and it has been worth every cent. It is wonderful for their imaginations and an added benefit is that you can store toys in it as well.
Melissa & Doug Construction Worker
How perfect is this costume for your aspiring builder?
Theo Klein Red Weber Grill Role Play Toy
My son would LOVE to have this so he can pretend to be "just like daddy".
INNOCHEER Kids Doctor Kit
This is a great toddler gift because they can play with it on their own or make it a group activity.
Melissa & Doug Grocery Store/Lemonade Stand
Foster your child's entrepreneurial spirit early with this fun play lemonade stand.
Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills Activity Pad
I don't know about you, but my kids LOVE to use scissors. This is a really great way to teach them to use them both safely and skillfully.
Fansteck Button Art Toy for Toddlers
Let your toddler work with colors and patterns with this fun button art.
ALEX Discover Paper Bag Puppets
This craft is super simple but also encourages playfulness and imagination.
Crayola My First Finger Paint for Toddlers
I mean...what toddler doesn't love to paint? I love that this is washable too.
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors
Playdoh is something that I've bought for my kids almost every Christmas because it is a classic.
AUNOOL Fluffy Slime Supplies
This slime pack is great because you get to involve your toddler in both the making of it and then the play afterwards.
Micro Mini Original Scooter for Preschool Kids
We bought these for our two eldest kids last Christmas and they were a total hit!
Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk
Sidewalk chalk is such a perfect gift for toddlers. It gets them outside and allows them to have fun creating.
Step2 Rain Showers Splash Pond Water Table
A water table is great for water play. Plus, you can always convert it to a sand table if you want an activity for the cooler months.
Badger Basket Covered Convertible Cedar Sandbox
Sandpits are a timeless outdoor activity for toddlers. I love this one especially because it provides both shade and the seats convert into a cover to keep bugs and pests out.
JOYSTAR 12 Inch Kids Balance Bike
We bought our son a balance bike for his 3rd birthday and it was one of the best investments we've made. He flies around on it still at 4.5 years.
Radio Flyer Classic Red Tricycle
If you're wanting a classic gift for your toddler, why not go for a tricycle? This red one is so gorgeous!
Radio Flyer Deluxe All-Terrain Family Wagon
Whether it is for beach trips or just a family stroll, this buggy will be so much fun for your toddler to ride along in.
Edushape Sensory See-Me Ball
You can never go wrong with gifting a ball to your toddler. They're wonderful for encouraging gross motor skills, plus they're just plain fun.
A bubble machine is genius for those times when your toddler wants bubbles but you've just not got the time to sit there and keep blowing.
Felt Quiet Book
I love felt books for toddlers! It gives them something tactile that they can explore. These are perfect for quiet time.
Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece Set
These tiles are awesome because even young toddlers can put things together without too much of an effort. My kids got these last Christmas and have used them daily.
Melissa & Doug No-Mess Coloring Pad
This is the one time you can actually leave your child unattended while coloring in. These magic coloring books are nothing short of genius!
Etna Products Wooden Puzzles For Toddlers
Our son was gifted the alphabet puzzle in this set a couple of years ago and it has been so great for teaching him his letters in a fun and casual way.
Melissa & Doug Vehicles Jigsaw Puzzles
I love that this puzzle set comes in its own storage box!
Toddler Fork and Spoon
Let your toddler feel like a big kid by getting them their own set of utensils. I love that these ones have a guard to stop them from going in too far.
Baby Girl's Premium Soft Plush Slippers
Slippers are a super cute and fun stocking stuffer idea.
Crayola Color Bath Dropz
Make bathtime even more fun with these clever color bath dropz.
Munchkin Fishin' Bath Toy
Your toddler will love "going fishing" in the bath with this cute bath toy set.
Magnetic Letters and Numbers
I bought these for my 2-year old last Christmas and she loves playing with them on the refrigerator. She is forever asking me what each letter "says".
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden First Vehicles
How cute are these wooden toys? They'll fit perfect in your toddler's stocking.
If your toddler still has some teeth waiting to come through, why not get them a teething necklace that they can chew on?
Have fun shopping for your little one! I love seeing the joy on my children’s faces as they open their gifts on Christmas morning.
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