Updated: Oct 13, 2022
This age range can often be challenging to shop for because littles are growing and developing so quickly. We have developed an amazing list of toys from a variety of brands. These toys will be loved by your kids and grandkids.
Shop All Ages:
1. Cuddle and Kind: We know these stuffies are on the investment side, but they are heirloom pieces. Mel and I both have Cuddle and Kind at our home. They come in two sizes with different animal options. They are made in Peru with 100% cotton yarn.
2. Soft Fruit Basket: This fruit basket set is from Hape Toys! Its a great gift for 0-2 because babies and squish and hold the soft fruit. As your little one grows, it's perfect for pretend play. We love the quality and how realistic this set is.
3. Wooden Square Clutch: We want to point out that this clutch from Plan Toys is made from rubberwood and non-toxic paint and toys. Your little one is going to want to explore by putting this in its mouth. The clutching toy can be squished more as children develop grasping and clutching strength.
4. Pound and Tap Bench with Xylophone: Hape has designed this amazing, award-winning dual-use4 musical instrument. Littles can explore different notes and sounds by letting the balls fall on the keys or slide out the xylophone to create their own unique sound with a wooden mallet.
5. Wautomobile Cars: These wooden toys care are made of wood and the middle is filled with brightly colored water. These are so fun for littles to race and see how the colors change with light and movement.
6. Wooden Knob Puzzle: This 3-piece puzzle by Driddle for Little is excellent for shape/color placement and fine motor skills. The magnets on the back make it easy for the pieces to slide into place.
7. InnyBin Baby: Fat Brain has done it again with this toy. It's great for color and shape recognition. The shapes are also textured which is great for sensory play. Littles will love pushing the objects through the elastic bands.
8. Baby Rainbow: This beautifully crafted and painted peg and bowl set is perfection. It's by Taylored Toys. We love finding small businesses selling amazing toys. Littles can grasp pegs and place in matching bowls. This toy is great for fine motor skills and imaginative play.
9. Bubbles and Joy: We have fallen in love with Bubbles and Joy bath subscription boxes. They curate unique bath toys and bath products. They select BPA-free and mold safe toys. These boxes make great gifts.
10. Tobbles Neo: We love this toy at our house! It's by Fat Brain Toys. Littles can balance, stack, spin, the spheres in a variety of angles. This toy is great for motor skills and problem solving.
11. Magnetic Animals: These are the most entertaining, child safe, magnetic toys our kids have. They separate into three piece which is fun for kids to use by pulling apart and re assembling the safari animals. Great for fine motor development as well.
12. Stacking Rainbow Pyramid: This toy is open ended and unique. Solid wooden frames with insert colored acrylic windows. They can be stacked, used on a light table, or placed in front of a sunny window for a unique colorful experience.
13. Sarah's Silks: Silks are of our favorite baby toys because they offer so many play options. The mulberry silk is so soft and the colors are eye catching and beautiful. These can be used for tummy time, dress-up, blankies, and more!
14. Fine Motor Hedgehog: Spike the fine motor hedgehog is an award winning fine motor skills toy. The pegs store inside the body for easy transportation.
15. Chunky Rainbow Blocks: Hello Sugarhouse is new to the toy scene this year, but have created something gorgeous and unique. These chunky blocks can be used for years. This larger size is perfect for little hands and grips. You can use code TOYTESTING10 at checkout for 10% off your entire order!
16. Silicone Stacking Rings: These star shaped staking rings are made of food grade silicone, which make them the prefect teether and toy combo. Multi use toys are great for littles and will get lots of use.
17. Rocket Ball Stacker: This toy, made by Hape, is quality and lots of fun. The battery powered fan blows balls through the stacked tower. Kids love stacking and watching their tower topple over time and time again.
18. Suction Cups: These suction cup toys made by Fat Brain Toys are perfect for bath time and play time. Our kids love to stick these on any smooth surface and listen to the noise they make when they are pulled off.
19. Balance Stepping Stones: These are so much fun for kids to practice balance and coordination. Place them on the ground and let your little one hop from turtle to turtle. This set also includes a game to add even more fun!
20. Wee Baby Stella: Our favorite soft baby doll, the Wee Baby Stella. She's the perfect size for your L.O. and has the funnest magnetic binky that sticks to her mouth. They also come with lots of accessories that can be added.