Gifts for 2-Year-Olds

Now that they’re on the move, two is a perfect age for toys that will help them stay busy!

KidKraft Vintage Kitchen
$107
KidKraft Vintage Kitchen
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So great for encouraging imaginative play, this gift gives us some serious kitchen envy. With knobs that click and turn and refrigerator and microwave doors that open and close, this will keep budding chefs cooking up fun for hours on end.

LEGO My First Number Train
$16
LEGO My First Number Train
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All aboard this cute and colorful train set for a gift that’s fun and educational. The large buildable bricks decorated with numbers make it easy for little ones to stack in different combinations and stay “on track” by learning to count.

VTech Little Apps Tablet
$18
VTech Little Apps Tablet
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We all know today’s kids are way more tech savvy than we’ll ever be. Start them off right with this learning tablet, complete with pretend camera, piano and calendar — you know, to check their packed schedule. Two naps in a day? Who has the time?

Melissa & Doug Cutting Fruit Set
$17
Melissa & Doug Cutting Fruit Set
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This is a gift they’ll eat up. With seven colorful types of fruit and a kid-friendly wooden knife, this set encourages creative play and hand-eye coordination. Plus there’s nothing better than the delicious “crunch” sound the fruit makes when the velcro tabs are cut apart.

Rody Inflatable Hopping Horse
$48
Rody Inflatable Hopping Horse
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When kids are bouncing off the walls, send them over to bounce on a Rody Horse instead. Made of durable, latex-free vinyl, it promotes balance, coordination, and is a great workout.

Battat Marie Vet Cage
$27
Battat Marie Vet Cage
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For the animal lover, this is the perfect gift. It offers all of the cuteness of a kitty with none of the shedding. Complete with adorable plush kitten, accessories and a carrying crate. They’ll want to play with it right meow!  

VTech KidiBeats Drum Set
$18
VTech KidiBeats Drum Set
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As far as gifts go, this drum set can’t be beat! Features 25 sounds and melodies, four different modes of play and light-up LED’s. Plus parents will love that the volume doesn’t get too loud, making it a hit for everyone.  

Melissa & Doug Solid-Wood Building Blocks
$56
Melissa & Doug Solid-Wood Building Blocks
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‘Tis the gift to be simple, right? This set of 60 wooden blocks, made from smooth rounded edges will inspire hours of hands-on creative play. Kids will learn shapes and problem solving — and will discover how satisfying it is to knock them down!

Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set
$35
Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set
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This gift is sure to be a slam dunk all around. With an adjustable hoop from two to four feet and junior-sized basketballs, little sports fans will have a blast practicing their shooting skills. And you will be guaranteed courtside seats when they go pro.

Design & Drill Take-Along Toolkit
$23
Design & Drill Take-Along Toolkit
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Some kids gravitate to dad’s power tools early on, making this gift a must-have. This electronic screwdriver and power drill set comes with 60 kid-sized bolts that lets them unlock their creativity. Bonus, the activity board doubles as a handy carrying case for portable entertainment.



The What's Up Moms Gear Team provides unbiased picks for these products. We subjected ourselves to countless diaper pail smell tests, learned to wear every wrap on the market and lugged multiple travel cribs on family trips, all to recommend our favorite items to you. We do not get paid to include products in these reviews and only make money if you click "buy now." So do that. Please.