15 Unique Gifts for Two-Year-Olds

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Two-year-olds are famous for whizzing from place to place, leaving a blurry streak in their wake, and when it comes to figuring out what will keep them busy, the struggle is real. Give them a gift that encourages their creativity, sparks a love of reading or provides a way for them to get their wiggles out even on rainy days. Read on for our suggestions for the best gifts you can give your two-year-old this year.

kiko & gg Machi Tiny Town


While other kids play with train sets, your child can have their very own mini Paris or London! Machi Tiny Town Paris from kiko & gg is a magnetic set that kids can rearrange to create different combinations. The magnetic base doubles as a chalkboard so kids can decorate Paris with their designs.

Dabble & Dollop Bubble Bath Mixing Kit


If your kid loves bubble baths, blow their mind with a make-your-own bubble bath kit. Your mini bubble mixologist can use the included bowl for mixing and recipe suggestion cards for inspiration.

Kid Trax Toddler Disney Cars


Is your two-year-old itching to get behind the wheel? Now they can. You can choose between a TowMater truck, a Spiderman motorcycle, an Elsa snowmobile and more. None go over two miles an hour, so you don’t need to worry about your little one speeding away.

Lily & River’s 5-Star Little Climber

$190 BUY NOW

A pikler triangle climber is perfect for cold days when you’re trapped inside with a stir-crazy toddler. This climber helps develop balance and coordination in a safe, controlled environment. As a bonus, it folds up for easy storage when not in use.

Madame Alexander Adoption Day Baby


Kids this age are ready to care for their very own baby, and these sweet bundles come with their very own adoption certificates, cradle, diaper and more.

Trek Kickster Balance Bike

$170 BUY NOW

Two years old is a perfect age to start learning how to balance on two wheels. The Kickster balance bike is one of the best because it is lightweight and has a handle built into the seat for a parent to hold onto until kids are ready to roll off on their own.

Playmobil 1.2.3


Playmobil 1.2.3 sets have large, round and colorful pieces perfect for encouraging imaginative play. Kids will love this family home complete with slides, a teddy bear, movable furniture and a complete family.

Opposites Attract


Mo Willems is best known for characters like Elephant & Piggie; his new book is a highly engaging book with abstract art. Bold colors, shapes, lines and textures reinforce the concept of opposites as children as asked whether an object is hard or soft or dark or light.

Green Toys Construction Trucks & Board Book Set


How adorable is this construction crew? Not only will your kiddo get three vehicles, but they’ll also get three play figures (Rose, Gus and Baxter) and a board book, too!

CreateOn Doodle Tiles


There is no need to color in the lines with this tile set. Kids can draw on the tiles, erase and doodle more. Even better, they can build anything they can imagine with this magnetic building set using Magna-Tiles.

HABA Rhino Hero Junior


Rhino Hero Junior is three games in one and allows children to practice their fine motor skills, work on a basic understanding of numbers and quantities and train their memories.

Step 2 All-Star Sports Climber™

$107 BUY NOW

This climbing structure comes with three balls, a mini-basketball hoop, a football toss target and a soccer goal. Because this climber has so many activities built-in, it’s great for more than one kid to use at a time.

Tender Leaf Toys Garden Wheelbarrow Set


Who says gardening has to happen outdoors? Your little green thumb can water their sunflower, tomato and carrot, as well as cut flowers with their birdy secateurs.

LEGO® Spider-Man Headquarters


It’s Spidey Time! This cool building set is based on the Disney+ show, has three characters and plenty of accessories.

—Jaime Davis Smith

Editor’s Note: Prices and availability reflect the time of publication. Images courtesy of retailers.



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