The toddler phase is famous for its meltdowns, but it’s also the time when holiday magic starts. Your little munchkin will run to open presents under the tree for this assortment of finds—their very own house, a roller coaster, and even something for the Bluey fans! If you’re on the hunt for the perfect ride-on toy, we’ve got lots of options there too. If building is more your toddler’s speed, you can’t go wrong with the latest from Magna-Tiles. And if, like our kids, you have a little one who can’t get enough of Target, we’ve got the perfect pick for you. Read on for more of the best holiday gifts for toddlers this year.
Did you check your list twice and realize you still have more people to shop for? We’ve got you covered! Check out our entire holiday gift guide for even more ideas.
Hit the road with this interactive mounted steering wheel complete with a scrolling GPS, key start, gear shift, and even a radio and A/C vents.
Our beloved Lovevery Play Kits aren’t just for babies! The Babbler Play Kit offers new challenges in object permanence, spatial awareness, and an early introduction to physics.
Meet Storypod, the learning-first audio play system. Little ones will delight at listening to their favorite stories and music all while learning and developing independence.
From their yarn audio characters, to collectable tokens, to read-along audiobooks, these unique Storypod collections engage kids with content that makes learning fun.
Prepare to read this fun story about a puppy’s struggles with winter over and over again!
An edutainment platform like Noggin—featuring all of your LO’s favorite characters—is definitely the right way to do screen time. Try it for free for 60 days.
They’ll be ready to go for winter and hours of running around the house with a pair of adorable moose slippers.
Cute and cozy, you can’t go wrong with a set of festive PJs that reminds them all of their favorite holiday treats. It comes in various sizing for full family matching—plus the buttery soft Lunaluxe bamboo fabric will keep everyone cozy all winter long.
Toddlers will learn stability, have fun, and get around independently with this sleek ride-on toy.
This modern indoor climbing set is a great addition to any playroom. Entertainment guaranteed!
This is one of those great gifts for both you and your toddler. It’s awesome for having littles help (or play) in the kitchen and converts into a mini table and chair, too!
Ready, set, build! Little builders are in for a treat with this new curved road toy set from Magna-Tiles. Mark our words: this will be a holiday hit!
Keep them active indoors with this Montessori-inspired triangle climber. It can even be turned into a climbing wall!
Your little prince or princess will live in this adorable castle playhouse, complete with a drawstring bridge.
Reach for the stars with the sweetest little personalized rocket toy for your toddler.
With 120 pieces, this train table and activity set will keep your kiddos busy and happy for hours.
Is it weird to have FOMO with a play kitchen? We love the modern and stylish touches of this fully-equipped kitchen for little ones.
You’ll be saying “Yes, Chef!” to your little one in this adorable chef’s coat and hat.
What can we say, some toddlers are just obsessed with a vacuum! This one will make them feel just like a grown up.
Cozy and cute is what these Bombas holiday socks are all about!
Furniture meets play time with this interactive couch slash building blocks and play fort. Hours of fun guaranteed!
Toddlers and wooden train sets are a match made in play time heaven! It’s a classic gift guaranteed to please the crowd.
This is one of those gifts that you’ll love for getting out the wiggles indoors this winter—and you can bring it outside when the weather gets warmer.
Add a little Barbie pink and fun to your little one’s playroom with this special edition Little People figurine set that includes four characters from 2023’s Barbie movie.
This sweet handcrafted dollhouse will stir up your little one’s imagination all while working on fine-motor skills and social play.
An extra-special gift for the cutest toddler on your gift list this year.
Wearing a baseball cap with a sports team’s logo on it is so last year—this year, it’s all about these multicolored customizable hats featuring your kiddo’s initial.
Toddlers are tiny people with the biggest feelings. This bundle helps explain emotional regulation in a way that’s fun and engaging.
Toddlers love Duplos! Foster a lifelong love of LEGOs by starting them off with this fun-to-build-together treehouse set.
Get them excited about family game night early on with this pretty vintage version of a classic first board game, Candy Land.
An adorable stuffed animal with cozy vibes, this sheep wrap can be microwaved for soft, cozy comfort.
This personalized book—including a custom photo and dedication–makes for an extra-special gift for a special little loved one in your life.
These beautiful, handcrafted dolls are a wonderful gift that supports a special cause as each doll sold by Cuddle + Kind gives 10 meals to children in need.
Finally, a gorgeous and aesthetically-pleasing bounce house that you won’t mind having in your home. The kids aren’t the only ones who will love this big-ticket gift.
A great gift for helping a little one explore the world, foster independence, and build fine-motor skills. Plus, it’s a pretty addition to any play room.
Our editors agree: this is one of those long-lasting gifts they’ll use for years to come (my son still uses his at almost 7 years old!).
Little ones can learn to identify numbers and play telephone on this retro rotary dial phone available in four fun colors.
We love a pretty play tent for cozy afternoons spent reading and hours of pretend play.
Mini cars are set off from the top parking lot and slide down the rainbow race track in this cute toy. It’s made of high-quality wood, is BPA-free, and stained with bright, non-toxic water-based paint.
We love this new take on stacking blocks. Not only does this set encourage patience and logical thinking, but they’re a great toy to play with as a family, too.
This toy is as pretty as it is good for your toddler. It helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor and problem-solving skills, and concentration.
Calling all Bluey fans! Little ones will be so excited to join Bluey and friends on the “road” in this cute ride-on car.
It doesn’t get much more fun for toddlers than this! Watch their face light up with joy as they spin and race around the house in this bumper car.
This magical night light plush casts stars on your little one’s ceiling—how fun is that?!
You can’t go wrong with a ball pit for tons of active fun indoors this winter.
Make this toddler essential extra special by adding their name.
Does your little one love Target? Yeah, ours too! You can’t go wrong with Target’s amazing take on a toy shopping cart—Good & Gather products included.
This play cooking set features a pot and pan and three different utensils with black and white plaid napkins so your little chef can pretend to make all their favorite recipes.
Does your little one have an endless stash of toy cars but no road to “drive” them on? This flexible toy road makes an exciting gift.
For kids not quite ready for bike-riding, scooting is nearly as fast and fun. This award-winning toddler scooter by Micro Kickboard has three configurations for kids ages 1 to 5.
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