In this blog, we have shortlisted the best toys for 1 to 3 years old boys and girls across 5 major categories.
- Educational Toys
- Electronic Toys
- Creative Toys
- Sound Toys
- Wooden Toys
Educational toys are objects of play which are expected to stimulate learning. Educational toys help a child develop some specific skills.
MRP: INR 1999
Seek-a-Boo is an engaging way to build your child’s vocabulary and improve memory skills with matching and repetition. It has six color-coded card categories that highlight: foods, toys, clothing, colors & shapes, things found outdoors and animals.
- Helps develop memory, vocabulary, pronunciation, turn-taking and large motor skills
- Large laminated cards are high-quality, bright and are color-coded.
2. My First Brain Quest
MRP: INR 600
A wonderful educational toy for a 2 year old kid, it provides young children a smart start and parents a delightful way to get involved in play-and-learn moments. 400 questions focus on building toddlers’ word skills.
3. Rainbow Mosaic Pattern Puzzles
MRP: $23.97 (amazon.com)
These large interlocking plastic tiles snap together and come apart quickly and easily and are more than 2 inches-Just the right size for little hands of your child. Children can explore colors and shapes, develop early math concepts like patterns and matching and improve motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
4. AMOSTING Color Matching Mosaic Pegboard
MRP: $ 16.99 (amazon.com)
Your kid will love matching colours by snapping the large colourful buttons into one of ten different pictures. This Educational toy for your 2 year old child will help develop your the fine motor skills, hand dexterity and color recognition abilities.
Note: Available for INR 3642 on amazon.in. So, we recommend to purchase it from amzon.com, as it is cheaper.
5. LeapFrog My Own Leaptop
A kid-friendly laptop for pretend play. It can help a child explore the alphabet, sing along with fun music, learn about different animals, and even learn how to spell their name.
Electronic Toys for 2 years old
Electronic toys are very popular with children as they mostly love the multiple sounds & lights of the toys, while playing. The downside of electronic toys is the need for power – either in the form of batteries or mains supply.
1. Teddy Ruxpin
Named as one of the Top 100 toys of all time, Teddy Ruxpin is a storytelling bear who shares his love of reading, singing and storytelling with kids.
It comes with more than 45 minutes of content, which includes three original stories and seven sing-along songs, and can pair via Bluetooth to smart devices where you can download hours of additional content.
2. Dancing Robot
MRP: INR 499
This dancing robot will provide your child an endless hours of fun with its funny dance moves. The robot has a wide range of motion and can do a full spin of 360 degrees and move its legs and arms up and down.
3. Laugh and Learn Smart Stages Touch Screen Tablet
MRP: INR 1312
This tablet can be used to introduce alphabets, words, animals etc. to the child in play full manner. It has touch screen functions and the tablet scree lights up and twinkles as the songs and phrases are played.
Creative Play Toys for 2 years old
1. Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set
This Basketball Set includes an oversized rim and 3 Junior size basketballs. The hoop can be adjusted to six heights from 2 to 4 feet.
It helps kids develop hand-eye coordination and improve the motor skills.
2. Sound Puzzle Box
2 year old Kids love Shape sorter toys because they are just starting to pay attention to things like shapes and colors, and they can hold things, and they love shoving things through holes. They can put things in, take things out. Sound Puzzle Box just got it all.
Shape sorters like this one are fabulous for addressing visual performance and fine motor skills.
Note: Available at INR 4718 on amazon.in which is costlier as compared to $25 (approx. INR 1850) on amazon.com
3. Pop-a-Balls Push and Pop Bulldozer
Pop, drop & watch your kid stroll along with the Pop-a-Balls Push & Pop Bulldozer. It encourages movement and motor skills in your 2 year old child when the colorful balls pop up through the smoke stack, into the scoop bucket and back again. Your kid can also sit and play with the bulldozer by pressing the four colorful number buttons to learn colors, numbers, construction objects and listen to music.
Note: Available at INR 3353 on amazon.in which is costlier as compared to $25 (approx. INR 1850) on amazon.com
The award winning Bilibo was designed in Switzerland in collaboration with child development experts. It inspires creative, imaginative, limitless play for 2 years old boys and girls. It is apt for every preposition: sitting in, climbing over, filling up with stuff — whatever comes to the imagination.
5. LEGO Duplo Number Train Building Blocks
Every child should have access to LEGO Sets at some point in their childhood. Get your 2 year old kid one of the brilliant LEGO Duplo building kits that will provide her with everything she needs to start building and constructing.
Sound Toys for 2 years old
1. Sound Blocks 6-in-1 Puzzle with Wooden Tray
Animals “sound off” when the two wooden cubes are properly placed in the wooden tray! Your kid will have to find the halves that match and listen to six realistic farm animal sounds. It helps develop visual perception and fine motor skills of your 2 years old kid.
2. Go Baby Go Poppity-Pop Musical Dino
Pop your 2 year old child into playtime fun with this adorable dinosaur character and 6 brightly colored balls that pop and roll all around. Features include lively music (8 fun tunes) & ball popping fun with 6 colorful balls. Drop a ball down the dino’s tail or onto his back to start the fun. Encourages gross motor skills & stimulates baby’s senses.
Note: Available at INR 20,726 on amazon.in which is costlier as compared to $28.93 (approx. INR 1850) on amazon.com
3. Cartoon R/C Race Car
This race car is bright, colorful and perfect for 2 year old kids learning to play with remote control toys for the first time. There are only 2 buttons on the remote and so it is easier for the child to operate the remote.
4. Spin and Learn Color Flashlight
Light up and learn with the Spin & Learn Color Flashlight is a learning toy which can help your 2 year old kid learn all about animals, colors, and numbers. It glows with a rainbow of five colors and plays exciting songs and music.
Note: Available at INR 1738 on amazon.in which is costlier as compared to $12.88 (approx. INR 950) on amazon.com
5. Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
This is a delightful animatronic friend that will encourage your 2 year old baby to get up, move & dance. Pressing BeatBo’s colorful LED grid tummy or the buttons on it’s feet rewards baby with fun songs, learning content, and dance moves. Includes 3 modes that ‘grow’ with baby. In Dance ‘n Move Mode, BeatBo’s shaking hips, nodding head and lively music encourage baby to move around. Learning & Games Mode helps teach baby ABCs, colors, counting and more – and features the ‘Freeze Dance’ for even more fun.
6. Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo
One of the most sought-after toys of the 90s, this huggable Tickle Me Elmo toy is redesigned for today’s generation. It can make your 2 years old kid laughing out loud! Press its foot or squeeze it’s tummy to share the contagious laughter with Tickle Me Elmo!
Note: Available at INR 2384 on amazon.in which is costlier as compared to $14.99 (approx. INR 1100) on amazon.com
Wooden Toys for 2 years old
1. Pounding Bench Wooden Toy With Mallet
This classic Pounding Bench is perfect for your 2 year old kid and can greatly help in fine motor skills development and learning colours.
2. Geometric Stacker
MRP: INR 1709
A classic wooden stacker with three stacks of different geometric shapes. All the colors of the rainbow are represented by these 25 smooth, easy-to-grasp wooden pieces in three shapes: rings, octagons and two-part rectangles. Great for building early shape, color, and size differentiation skills for your 2 years old kid.
3. Animal Balance Stacking Blocks
A set of 8 animals blocks, 2 trees, 2 flowers and 1 Ark. While your 2 year old kid tries to keep the balance of the boat, it helps her develop fine motor skills while also encouraging critical thinking and problem solving.
4. Wooden Train Puzzles Stacking Shape Geometry Blocks Train Set
This wooden toy stacking train block set is sure to deliver the fun to your 2 years old kid. Patterns of different color wooden stacking train helps the child to correctly identify the color & shape.
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