40 Best Toy Ideas for a 2 Year Old: Girl, Boy, and Gender Neutral Gift Ideas

What are the best toy ideas for a 2 year old, whether you’re shopping for a birthday, Christmas, or just for fun? Today we’re diving into my two year old gift guide!

The age from two to three is a lot of growth and development.

Toddlers transition from the exploring age of one to the more imaginative age of two.

This is a fun time to build upon toys that were purchased as a one year old and many of the toys enjoys as a one year old can still be very much enjoyed at two but on an entirely new level!

—-> Be sure to check out my recommendations for the best toys for one year olds here!

Many of my toy gift guides will build upon each other as it’s always nice to add-on to toys you already own rather than starting an entirely new collection! Here are my top toy ideas for 2 year olds, whether you’re shopping for a little girl or little boy, or looking for something any child can enjoy!

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Toy Ideas for a 2 Year Old - Best Gifts for Toddlers

These are the best toy ideas for a two year old toddler!

Perfect for a birthday gift, Christmas gift, or a just-because present 🙂

While all toys can be enjoyed by both boys and girls, I like to break my lists into categories.

Gift Ideas for a Two Year Old Boy or Girl

I have both sons and daughters and have found that my children often stick to gender sterotypes when it comes to their favorite toy items, but I also gravitate towards buying neutral items when possible to make it easier to pass them down to siblings too!

Best Gifts for Two Year Old Boy

At two years old boys are SO FUN and wild and adventerous and it's an age where my sons both developed their own, unique, personalities and started to have their own interests in things they enjoyed!

Of course all of the gender neutral items above are excellent for boys or girls and many of them have color options if you want something more gender specific, but these items are ones I consider more "boy toys":

Best Gifts for Two Year Old Girl

Just like two year old boys, two year old girls really develop their own fun personalities and interests as two year olds.

I love all the fun boy toys and little girlie items!

Want to shop all the best gifts for a two year old? You can see all of my favorites in my Amazon shop here!

Check out my other gift guides here:

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