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Gifts for Toddlers

  • Eric Carle Count to 10 with Animal Friends Write-and-Erase Book 1 of 65
    Eric Carle Count to 10 with Animal Friends Write-and-Erase Book
    Kids can push buttons to hear numbers and colors spoken aloud, while the included erasable marker also lets them interact creatively with Carle’s pictures.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $12.99 »
  • The Poky Little Puppy Personalized Keepsake Edition 2 of 65
    The Poky Little Puppy Personalized Keepsake Edition
    The Poky Little Puppy has sold nearly 15 million copies since 1942, making it one of the most popular children's books of all time. Now this curious little puppy is ready to win the hearts and minds of a new generation of kids with a book edition that features a special page with a photo and personalized message.
    Get it from Shared Book, $27.50 »
  • Meat Playset 3 of 65
    Meat Playset
    Kids love plush toys, and who doesn’t love t-bones and racks of ribs? It stands to reason that this adorable plush meat set from Pickle Things will be a holiday hit.
    Get it from Black Wagon, $20 »
  • Handmade Knit Shark Hat 4 of 65
    Handmade Knit Shark Hat
    The perfect accessory to complete an outfit, these fun hats can be made in any color.
    Get it from Etsy, $27 »
  • Design House Stockholm Shopping Basket 5 of 65
    Design House Stockholm Shopping Basket
    Far from your ordinary grocery store-shopping basket, this pretty, patterned basket is the perfect place to stash board books and stuffed animals. The strap handle makes it easy to carry from playroom to nursery and back again!
    Get it from Design House Stockholm, $39 »
  • Fisher-Price Kid-Tough See Yourself Camera 6 of 65
    Fisher-Price Kid-Tough See Yourself Camera
    Thanks to a backward-rotating lens, little ones can easily turn Fisher-Price’s newest toddler camera on themselves. We, however, like the Kid Tough aspect — both models (it also comes in purple) are built to withstand lots of drops.
    Get it from Amazon, $69.99
  • Blabla Hold Me Tight 7 of 65
    Blabla Hold Me Tight
    The impeccable craftsmanship and quality of Blabla dolls can now be found in these adorable “hold me tight” pillows (15” x 10”) with handles. A more stylish version of the ’80s pillow, people.
    Get it from Blabla, $42 »
  • Haba Fit Together Blocks 8 of 65
    Haba Fit Together Blocks
    These colorful blocks are made of solid beech wood and non-toxic, solvent-free dyes — sure to please your tiny tree hugger (and mom, too).
    Get it from Hazelnut Kids, $70 »
  • LeapFrog 3-DVD Learning Collection + Book 9 of 65
    LeapFrog 3-DVD Learning Collection + Book
    This set combines the previously released LeapFrog DVDs The Amazing Alphabet Amusement Park, Numbers Ahoy, and Learn to Read at the Storybook Factory with a new book, On the Go, that lets kids practice the skills they’re learning..
    Get it from Amazon, $21.99
  • A to Z Magnatab by Kid O 10 of 65
    A to Z Magnatab by Kid O
    Your preschooler can practice writing letters by simply dragging magnetic balls to the surface of the Magnatab. To erase, they can just drag the pen back in the opposite direction or use their fingertips.
    Get it from Amazon, $15.08 »
  • Personalized Alphabet Blocks 11 of 65
    Personalized Alphabet Blocks
    The naturally colorful letter blocks from Little Sapling Toys make the perfect personalized gift to spell out a first name, full name, or sweet message.
    Get it from Etsy, $12.50 »
  • Zoobies 3-in-1 Pets 12 of 65
    Zoobies 3-in-1 Pets
    Available in pig (pictured), giraffe, turtle, and other styles, these plush critters convert into super-soft blankets and pillows, making them perfect for naptime.
    Get it from Amazon, $26.00 »
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Jr. Piano 13 of 65
    Wolfgang Amadeus Jr. Piano
    Think you have a musical prodigy on your hands? Encourage your child's inner Beethoven with this gorgeous, little piano.
    Get it from Land of Nod, $79 »
  • My First LEGO DUPLO Set 14 of 65
    My First LEGO DUPLO Set
    Every brick builder has to start somewhere, and this 31-piece set that’s easy to snap together provides a great foundation.
    Get it from the LEGO Shop, $14.99 »
  • A Custom Lift-the-Flap DIY Book 15 of 65
    A Custom Lift-the-Flap DIY Book
    Little children love lift-the-flap books, and how cool would it be if everyone they love (including themselves) was in it? This tutorial explains how to make your own — and it makes the process a little easier than you’d expect.
    Get the tutorial from Steve Gerber from Instructables, free »
  • Hape Organeco Blocks in Bamboo 16 of 65
    Hape Organeco Blocks in Bamboo
    We love that these blocks are made from sustainable bamboo and finished with non-toxic paints, and kids will love how easy it is to build using the big, bold shapes.
    Get it from Amazon, $63.58 »
  • ZAZOO Kids Photo Clock with Digital Photo Frame and Music/Video 17 of 65
    ZAZOO Kids Photo Clock with Digital Photo Frame and Music/Video
    For kids who can’t yet tell time, ZAZOO marks the hour with colorful “awake” and “asleep” images. In other words: this could be just the incentive your little one needs to sleep in.
    Get it from ZAZOO kids, $89
  • Eames Hang-It-All 18 of 65
    Eames Hang-It-All
    A fun and colorful coat hook with the design pedigree to class up any playroom or kid’s room.
    Get it from Design Within Reach, $199 »
  • CitiBlocs Little Builder Rattle Blocs 19 of 65
    CitiBlocs Little Builder Rattle Blocs
    CitiBlocs’ award-winning sustainable wood blocks get the toddler treatment in this chunky, 22-piece set that’s perfect for beginning builders.
    Get it from Amazon, $30.62 »
  • Wooden Elephant with Cart 20 of 65
    Wooden Elephant with Cart
    Move beyond the everyday with this beautiful wood pull toy and block set. The set includes a wheeled elephant with a magnetically attached cart filled with 16 domino blocks.
    Get it from Amazon, $27 »
  • Wishbone Flip Rocker and Ride-on 21 of 65
    Wishbone Flip Rocker and Ride-on
    We love the design smarts behind this sustainable-wood toy, which starts as a rocker and converts into a wheeled ride-on as kids grow into it.
    Get it from Amazon, $169.99 »
  • Appaman Racing Jacket 22 of 65
    Appaman Racing Jacket
    Appaman has an incredible winter collection of parkas, peacoats and other outerwear necessities. We’re partial to the racing jacket, available in sizes from 12 months to a kids size 14.
    Get it from Tada!, $78 »
  • Fat Brain Toys Tobbles 23 of 65
    Fat Brain Toys Tobbles
    Available in pig, giraffe, or turtle, these adorably soft plush animals convert into even softer blankets that are perfect for naptime.
    Get it from Fat Brain Toys, $24.95 »
  • The Lion King Diamond Edition 24 of 65
    The Lion King Diamond Edition
    Every generation needs a reason to shout, “Hakuna matata!” The Lion King returns for 2011 with every possible video format in one collection — Blu-ray, DVD, digital copy, and even 3D, if your family has the means to play it.
    Get it from Amazon, $29.99
  • HABA My Very First Games First Orchard 25 of 65
    HABA My Very First Games First Orchard
    Thanks to adjusted rules and bigger pieces, HABA’s classic color- and shape-recognition board game Orchard gets simplified for kids as young as one.
    Get it from Moolka, $24.64 »
  • Melissa 26 of 65
    Melissa
    Basic, chunky hardwood vehicles made with non-toxic paints are perfect for little hands to grasp and roll for early pretend play.
    Get it form Melissa & Doug, $19.99 »
  • Pkolino Geared Shape Sorter 27 of 65
    Pkolino Geared Shape Sorter
    This robot-styled spin on the classic shape sorter includes gears that kids can manipulate, as well as a slide that returns the blocks when they’re fit into the right slots.
    Get it from P’kolino, $29.99 »
  • Crayola ColorStudio HD with iMarker Stylus for iPad 28 of 65
    Crayola ColorStudio HD with iMarker Stylus for iPad
    Unlike Crayola crayons, the iMarker stylus won’t ruin your iPad’s screen. Rather, it works with Crayola’s ColorStudio HD app to turn your iPad into a virtual coloring book, complete with sound, animation, and games.
    Get it from Griffin Technology, $29.99
  • Cabbage Patch Kids Limited Vintage Edition 29 of 65
    Cabbage Patch Kids Limited Vintage Edition
    Hands up, who remembers the Cabbage Patch craze of 1983? Here’s hoping we won’t see similar lines at stores this year, ’cause the kids are back in town.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $49.99 »
  • LEGO DUPLO Play with Letters 30 of 65
    LEGO DUPLO Play with Letters
    Kids can use the ABCs in this set to make shapes, vehicles, and words. The set even includes accents for non-English words — which we think is just süper.
    Get it from LEGO Shop, $29.99 »
  • Spinaroos 31 of 65
    Spinaroos
    A toddler-friendly blend of blocks and Legos (in a soft, chunky, colorful design), these Spinaroos will be the hit of the holiday.
    Get it from Barnes & Noble, $47.95 »
  • Fisher-Price Retro Teaching Clock 32 of 65
    Fisher-Price Retro Teaching Clock
    Way more affordable than the 1968 original, this classic toy teaches time analog-style — or in other words, the old-school way.
    Get it from Fat Brain Toys, $16.95 »
  • Rainstorm 33 of 65
    Rainstorm
    Every child can relate to the boredom of being stuck inside on a rainy day with no one to play with and nothing to do. Rainstorm is the perfect magical adventure for such a dreary day. It has no words but is beautifully illustrated, encouraging a child to create their own narrative — with or without a parent!
    Get it from Amazon, $16.00 »
  • Plan Toys Build a Robot 34 of 65
    Plan Toys Build a Robot
    While we hope that “happy” is their favorite, kids can express four different moods through this wooden robot’s interchangeable heads.
    Get it from Amazon, $29.99 »
  • Vintage-Style Childs Wool Cape 35 of 65
    Vintage-Style Childs Wool Cape
    Capes are all the rage this season — even for the pint-sized set! This hand-made wool cape is as stylish as it is budget-friendly, especially considering it’ll last more seasons than the average kids coat. This one from Madge Textiles is sized for two- to four-year-olds, but the shop owner can accommodate different size requests.
    Get it from Etsy, $38 »
  • Geoform Wooden Magnets 36 of 65
    Geoform Wooden Magnets
    Tikes will enjoy simply applying and removing the 42 magnetic shapes, but as kids get older, they can build designs using cues from this set’s included cards.
    Get it from Fat Brain Toys, $28.95 »
  • Disney Lion King Limited Edition 12 Simba Plush 37 of 65
    Disney Lion King Limited Edition 12 Simba Plush
    Though pricier than the 11” Simba plush ($16.50 from the Disney Store), this poseable, leaf-collar-bedecked-stuffed doll just can’t wait to be king of your playroom.
    Get it from the Disney Store, $59.50 »
  • Spiro Bouncer 38 of 65
    Spiro Bouncer
    This indoor or outdoor seesaw has “cool aunt” written all over it. It also spins around in circles, providing endless entertainment for siblings.
    Get it from Creative Kids Stuff, $99.99 »
  • Plan Toys Planactivity Snail Measuring Tape Discovery Set 39 of 65
    Plan Toys Planactivity Snail Measuring Tape Discovery Set
    Kids will love sizing up everything in the house with this eco-friendly rubberwood tape measure, part of a set that also includes a telescope and magnifying glass.
    Get it from Amazon, $18.82 »
  • Melissa and Doug Deluxe Kitchen Play Center 40 of 65
    Melissa and Doug Deluxe Kitchen Play Center
    The bright colors and full range of kitchen appliances make this play kitchen a fine place for kids to enact all their cooking fantasies. The durable wooden construction lets mom and dad rest easy that it will still be in one piece in a year.
    Get it from Melissa and Doug, $249.99 »
  • Little Tikes Big Adventures Construction Peak Rail 41 of 65
    Little Tikes Big Adventures Construction Peak Rail
    No lights, no sounds — just pure imagination is all it takes to power the truck, train, and crane in this spacious construction set and railway.
    Get it from Little Tikes, $49.99 »
  • Sesame Street: Once upon a Monster for Xbox 360 + Kinect 42 of 65
    Sesame Street: Once upon a Monster for Xbox 360 + Kinect
    We’ve all gotten lost in a good story, but in Once Upon a Monster, kids use the Kinect controller to become characters in a Sesame Street “living storybook,” where they solve puzzles and make monster friends along the way.
    Get it from Amazon, $49.99
  • H 43 of 65
    H
    If you’re looking for the most stylish T-shirts for the least amount of money, we’re obsessed with H&M’s newest kid’s collection. They don’t have an online shop yet, but check out your local store’s selection.
    Get them from H&M, $12.95 »
  • TykeRider Early Rider 44 of 65
    TykeRider Early Rider
    The baddest balance bike on the block comes in his or hers colors, but we’re more gender-neutral around here, so bring on the flames and faux leather.
    Get it from TykeRider, $160-$200 »
  • Fruit Cake Board Book 45 of 65
    Fruit Cake Board Book
    Even though this board book is marketed for kids over five, younger kids will definitely enjoy and learn from it. It’s all about language, puns, and having fun with words. Best of all: it’s interactive, with levers and tabs to pull and wheels to turn. Great for car rides!
    Get it from Amazon, $10.79 »
  • Chuggington Interactive Railway Engine Wash and Fuel Set 46 of 65
    Chuggington Interactive Railway Engine Wash and Fuel Set
    We’ll always love Thomas, but for our kids in the Chuggington generation, this set provides hours of fun, complete with literal bells and whistles.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $29.99 »
  • Personalized Wooden Toy Camera 47 of 65
    Personalized Wooden Toy Camera
    A perfect gift for future sharpshooters, this wooden toy camera arrives ready to go in a cotton, drawstring carrying pouch. The camera can be personalized with the child's name engraved on the front, as seen in the photo.
    Get it from Etsy, $34 »
  • Pocoyo 48 of 65
    Pocoyo
    Simple to take apart and build, this battery-powered train and track puts tikes in the role of conductor for TV’s Pocoyo and pals.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $29.99 »
  • Lambswool Knitted Dolly 49 of 65
    Lambswool Knitted Dolly
    It’s a sweet, soft, lovable doll, hand-knitted from lambswool. The price may be steep for a lovie, but consider it a special investment that your child will cherish for years to come.
    Get it from Etsy, $57.32 »
  • Matchbox Smokey the Fire Truck 50 of 65
    Matchbox Smokey the Fire Truck
    This talking robotic fire truck has a silly personality all his own, but kids can manipulate him to light up, sing and dance, and even blast pretend “water” balls.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $49.99 »
  • Custom Alphabet Mini Cards from MOO 51 of 65
    Custom Alphabet Mini Cards from MOO
    What better way to learn the alphabet than by using familiar faces and photos? With MOO’s Printfinity service, you can print a different image associated with the letter on each card.
    Get them from MOO, $19.99 for 20 cards »
  • Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush 52 of 65
    Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush
    Want your kids to be creative without getting their “artistic expression” all over the carpet? The paint on this Crayola brush only shows up on the special color wonder paper included in the kit; everywhere else it comes off as a clear gel!
    Get it from Amazon, $25 »
  • Child’s Tool Belt How-To 53 of 65
    Child's Tool Belt How-To
    It’s tough work being a young handyman! Make it easier on the little guys by putting all of their tools into this adorable tool belt — it’s just their size!
    Get the tutorial from Make It and Love It, free »
  • Duck 54 of 65
    Duck
    A great holiday introduction for the toddler who has yet to meet this adorable duo. Duck and Goose waddle their way toward Christmas in their snappy winter hats. This new oversized board book makes a substantial gift on its own, but if you want to go the extra mile, Duck and Goose Plush Toys make a nice addition.
    Get it at Amazon, $7.91 »
  • Fisher-Price Rock Star Mickey 55 of 65
    Fisher-Price Rock Star Mickey
    The school of rock is in session, and Mickey is looking for a star pupil! Giggle as he gets down and sings, or play along with the Rock Star Guitar ($21.99), sold separately.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $44.99 »
  • Educo Gourmet Chef Kitchen 56 of 65
    Educo Gourmet Chef Kitchen
    This gender-neutral play kitchen features realistic details, including a see-through oven window, big orange knobs to turn the (fake) burners "on" or "off", and a sink for washing dishes. This is one toy your budding chef will hold on to!
    Get it from Moolka, $129.99 »
  • Suspenders 57 of 65
    Suspenders
    These adjustable suspenders are an affordable way to make your little boy’s outfit that much cuter.
    Get them from H & M, $7.95 »
  • Manzanita Classic Building Set 58 of 65
    Manzanita Classic Building Set
    A set of walls and castle towers (handmade from birchwood) that link together in thousands of different ways to create endless imaginary worlds.
    Get it from Etsy, $75 »
  • Custom Set of 3 Wooden Photo Blocks 59 of 65
    Custom Set of 3 Wooden Photo Blocks
    A perfect way to display holiday or vacation photos! Photographs are professionally printed and mounted on wooden blocks, each hand-stained in a nice walnut color — fun for kids and approved by moms.
    Get it from Etsy, $45 »
  • Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Talkers Animal Sounds Zoo 60 of 65
    Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Talkers Animal Sounds Zoo
    Besides having lots of fun, movable parts, this set includes an interactive zoo hut that plays the sound and speaks the name of whichever Zoo Talker animal kids place in it.
    Get it from Amazon, $34.88 »
  • Wooden Musical Instrument Set 61 of 65
    Wooden Musical Instrument Set
    This unique set of wooden musical instruments lets children experience the sounds of different types of wood. All they need to do is rub or tap the instruments and listen!
    Get it from Soopsori, $35 »
  • Sesame Street Lets Rock Elmo 62 of 65
    Sesame Street Lets Rock Elmo
    Get yer ya-yas out with this moving, grooving, singing edition of our favorite furry red monster. You can even join the band with the Let’s Rock Guitar ($19.99), sold separately.
    Get it from Toys “R” Us, $54.99 »
  • Accordion Brag Book 63 of 65
    Accordion Brag Book
    Featuring an accordion fold and ribbon with a cloth cover, this brag book is perfect for toting in mom’s purse or displaying in your child’s room.
    Get it from Pinhole Press »
  • Plan Toys Shopping Cart 64 of 65
    Plan Toys Shopping Cart
    This stylish shopping cart is great for pretend shopping and is also a fantastic way to let your little one help out during trips to the grocery store.
    Get it from Oompa, $71.99 »
  • Educo Whip-It-Up Mixer 65 of 65
    Educo Whip-It-Up Mixer
    We’re all about letting kids help out in the kitchen, so we especially like that this sustainable-wood mixer gives kids the experience of helping — minus the usual mess.
    Get it from Amazon, $22.10 »
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