The toddler years are certainly an adventure, full of exploration, discovery and wonder.
Give little ones a head start on their learning journey with our top picks of the best toys for 2 year olds.
Our beautiful wooden toys are made with love and created to inspire little imaginations through the magic of play.
So, whether it’s a gift for your own pint sized person or a present for a little loved one or family member, explore our round up of sustainable treasures to suit every child and budget.
For Little Adventurers
The early years are a time when your child’s imagination really starts to come to life. Spark joy and ignite creativity with toys that encourage their curiosity and support independent play.
Dial up the fun with this adorable Vintage Phone toy. Decorated in a cheerful, primary red shade using non toxic water based paint, this eye-catching piece is just the ticket to encourage social and language development. The sweet spinning dial offers an extra element of fun and the ringing bell is sure to be a hit too.
And what about this Grocery Set and Scanner? A multi award winner, this sweet toy with its appealing gender neutral design is made with little shoppers in mind. Featuring a sturdy wooden basket and carry handle, it’s jam packed with yummy looking groceries and store cupboard essentials, each one illustrated with delightful hand painted designs. The barcode scanner and stickers offer a wonderful element for immersive play. Hurray for good old fashioned fun at its very best.
Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a Rocking Horse? These beautiful heirloom gifts make a real statement gift to cherish for years to come. Mini movers will be raring to saddle up and ride off to magical make believe adventures. Choose from our stunning unicorn or handsome foal design. Each one is exquisitely crafted in a traditional style and adorned with striking hand painted details that make them a real showstopper, destined to be loved and passed down through the generations.
For Little Creatives
If you’re looking for the ultimate toddler taming toys then look no further than our selection of creativity based treats, made for hours of guaranteed good fun.
This wooden Activity Table is a game changer of a gift and a must have for busy little bees, who always seem to be on the go. Crammed full of features to explore, from the bead maze, shape sorter, scratch board, xylophone and much more. It’s a hands-on multisensory feast that will entertain young minds and help to get their creative energy flowing. This one scores highly for longevity too as it will grow with your child from sitting to standing, encouraging dexterity and fine motor skills. An ideal special occasion present, this will definitely make someone's big day.
Next up, take a look at this classic mega building blocks set. With no less than 60 wooden play pieces, decorated in a mix of pretty pastels and cheerful brights, this timeless toy is a real whopper! Unlimited adventures await as little creators set about building their own mini masterpieces, from toy towns to towering buildings and bridges - the sky's the limit. There's even a handy cotton storage bag included for easy storage and tidy up. Now that’s what we call fun at its finest.
Feast your eyes on this amazing Blender and Wooden Fruit Set, a sure fire hit with little cooks and mini master chefs. This engaging educational toy is a great aid for teaching little diners the importance of healthy eating and food recognition, as they whizz up delicious smoothies on demand. Complete with detachable jug, sliceable fruit pieces, play knife and wooden tumblers, it makes a stylish addition to any child’s pretend play universe. Pair with our range of wooden toy kitchens for double the fun.
For Little Learners
Problem solving pieces such as puzzles and games are a wonderful way to introduce learning based toys to inquisitive young minds.
This colourful Stacking Garden toy makes a great introduction to cognitive development, with its charming nature themed design and cute colourway. Created to inspire and educate, watch as little Einstein's stack and sort, building a beautiful garden as they go.
Teach them their ABC’s in an exciting way with these classic Wooden ABC Blocks, built for everyday fun. The tactile pieces comprise smooth, child safe edges and are crafted from highly durable solid wood, to withstand many years of play. Complete with a handy wooden tray, let them stack them up and sort them as they practice their alphabet and put together simple words. Genius.
And finally, we really do have a soft spot for this popular Noah’s shape sorter. Take a peek and it's easy to see why. From the colourful design to the delightful assortment of wooden animal pairs, this clever toy has so many features to discover. With the help of their wooden pals, plus Noah and his wife, kiddies will have a whale of a time slotting the shapes into the corresponding holes. An essential for refining motor skills and practicing coordination. If that wasn't enough, the sweet carry handle makes a sweet touch for on the go adventures.
That’s All Folks
A word to the wise. Remember, every child is different and develops at their own pace, so don’t worry if it takes time to reach a new stage. The beauty with these toys is that they are built to last and made to be loved for generations to come. Enjoy every moment of this magical journey with your toddler.
We hope this little read has given you some inspiration to find that ideal gift. For even more ideas, you can shop our full range of gorgeous timeless wooden treasures online. If you need further inspiration, why not get in touch with us and we’ll happily help you on your quest. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram too.