The Best Gifts and Toys for 2-Year-Old Boys On Amazon

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The Best Gifts and Toys for 2-Year-Old Boys On Amazon
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2-year-olds are what we call "exploring the world around them." Or in other words, throwing things, climbing on furniture, and even pretending to make you breakfast (oh, if that were only doable!). Which is why, when his birthday or some other holiday rolls around, you need specific toys that will satiate his need to well, move. Constantly. We found the best toys on Amazon for 2-year-old boys for you, including a cushy chair for some downtime. A parent can dream, right?

01

For The Chef

For The Chef

The coolest thing about Little Tikes' new kitchen is that it grows with your toddler. The collaboration with Tasty (the creators of yummy-looking recipe videos) starts out wide and low, but as your little one gets older, you can make the countertop higher. Other cool features include a smart phone holder so your budding Insta chefs can snap their creations (or watch cooking videos.). 

02

For Budding Puzzlers

For Budding Puzzlers

This giant floor puzzle has multiple fun ways to play. Put six smaller puzzles together and connect to form one larger, 37.5 inch by 25 inch scene. Toddlers love swapping the interchangeable circle pieces for an added challenge. We love that the whole sturdy 36-piece puzzle comes in a storage box with a handle. Easy clean up is always a bonus.

03

Best Cuddle Buddy

Best Cuddle Buddy

What toddler doesn't love something cuddly? This big old sloth fits the bill (just call him Sammy) and will probably be heading to bed with your little one on the regs. 

04

Best for Busy Bodies

Best for Busy Bodies

Parents will probably remember getting dizzy on one of these bad boys. Toddlers 18 months and older love sitting and spinning the "wheel" on this classic toy. The Sit 'n Spin isn't just a good time — it also promotes balance and coordination.

05

Fantastic First Bricks

Fantastic First Bricks

Fact: toddlers love Duplo sets because they can build whatever they want sans parents. Or you can join in and use the included instruction cards to create flowers, a helicopter, or a fish. There are 80 sturdy pieces in this set, which is best for ages 18 months to 3-years-old.

06

Best Junior Hoop

Best Junior Hoop

If you've got a little one who loves balls, the EasyScore basketball set might be a slam dunk. This indoor/outdoor plastic hoop adjusts for different heights for kids ages 18 months to 5-years-old. Three junior basketballs are included (smart, because you know your kid will lose at least one immediately!) For extra stability, we recommend adding sand to the base.

07

Best Instant Fun Zone

Best Instant Fun Zone

The Amazon reviews on this pop-up set are great, citing easy assembly (like five minutes easy). Use the two tents and tunnel indoors or out, and add your own balls to make a play pit.

08

Quality Doctor Kit

Quality Doctor Kit

2-year-olds love nothing more than playing doctor and "curing" their stuffies and dolls (and dogs, and siblings…) of bumps, bruises, and upset tummies. The wooden instruments, containers, thermometer, and other accessories fit neatly inside this retro carry case (making clean up super easy). And they're so nice looking, you won't mind (too much) when they're strewn around your living room.

09

Best Truck

Best Truck

We love this particular truck because Green Toys makes its BPA-free vehicles from recycled plastic, so you can start explaining to your child how recycling can turn trash into something awesome (like this truck they won't let go of). And if they indeed drag it around with them everywhere (including the mud), you can toss this 12 inch toy right into the dishwasher. 

10

Best Cushy Seat

Best Cushy Seat

Toddler chairs are near ubiquitous at this point and we particularly love these plush animals. The Sweet Seats chair is toddler-sized at 20 inches tall and the perfect place for little ones to rest, watch, or read. Parents love that the slipcover is machine washable and that there are 14 different animals to choose from—unicorn, fox, dog, shark etc.  Cute and practical = done and done.

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