toddler toys

Finding toys to keep your toddler engaged and entertained for more than a few minutes is no easy feat. The best toy related investments are those that your child will use again and again. Below we have compiled a list of the top 5 toys for your toddler that will nurture a range of activities from singing to fine motor skills.

1. LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Alphabet Set
This toy encourages toddlers to learn their ABC’s in a fun and playful way. When toddlers arrange the magnetic letters correctly in their places they hear a catchy musical interlude they’re sure to remember. There’s a separate button for the ABC song itself so your toddler can learn the alphabet in both tactile and audible modes.

2. Imagiplay Giant Building Block 40-piece Set
This classic toy encourages young children to exercise their creativity and hone their fine motor skills at the same time. The blocks come in bright, primary colors, which make them a very useful toy for practicing color identification in addition to building skills.

3. Hasbro Playskool Step Start Walk ‘n Ride
This toy is perfect for toddlers as they transition to walking. In the upright position toddlers can walk behind the toy and push it forward helping them develop their sense of balance. In ride mode the child can sit on the toy and propel themselves forward or back with their feet. Switching between each mode is simple and safe with a lock that only parents can control.

4. Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Learning Puppy
This interactive puppy toy is musical and you don’t have to clean up after it. With a variety of hotspots all over its body (paws, ears etc.) children learn the dog’s anatomy as well as colors, numbers and even the alphabet. This toy also has different modes offering children a variety of ways to play in addition to being a soft toy for them to snuggle.

5. Little Tikes Adjust N Draw Table
This is a perfect multipurpose toy for toddlers. The table is adjustable and can be used as a desk for drawing projects, an easel for painting or a table for a mid-afternoon snack. This toy gives kids their own space to create and work on projects and you can adjust it up and down so that it fits your child as they grow.

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