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Toys for a 2-3 year old boy

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Freezingwinter Tue 20-Sep-16 15:43:49

Our little boy will be 22 months at Christmas. What toys could I look at getting him that will last him through the year? He's our first so it's hard to know what he'll be into and able to do developmentally in 6 months time! He has a few Happyland this and some toot toot animals already. They seem quite popular! I'd love any more ideas to help. smile

NerrSnerr Tue 20-Sep-16 15:46:25

My daughter has just turned 2 and she loves her Peppa small world toys, duplo and wooden train set (brio etc). She also loves her play kitchen and enjoys cooking and serving food from it.

QuietlyPondering Tue 20-Sep-16 15:47:49

My son will be 2.5 years at Christmas and he's getting a play kitchen. Have you considered a balance bike? We got him one around 22 months and he grew into it through the summer and loves it!

OutOfTime Tue 20-Sep-16 16:08:29

My ds loves happy land house and peppa pig figures, 'toot toot trains and car tracks, jigsaws and scooter. Also for outside the sandpit. Every thing else has been a waste of money! I'm just sticking to these categories this year!

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Tue 20-Sep-16 17:32:33

Ride on tractor, balance bike, box of hats, dinosaurs, lawn mower and gardening tools,books, tractors, smart mags plus set to make them vehicles, fireman Sam toys, farm animals. Think they were the hits from last Christmas.

Eminybob Tue 20-Sep-16 17:57:25

DS is a similar age and loves cars, train set, kitchen with food, books, puzzles.

Eminybob Tue 20-Sep-16 17:57:52

Oh ride ons too

Allyoucaneat Tue 20-Sep-16 18:06:47

My DS has just turned two, I also have a 5yr old Ds.

For his birthday he got:
Mini micro scoot deluxe
Six foot trampoline (from grandma)
Imgainext Dinosaurs
Bing toys
Lots of books
Puzzles and orchard games (these are fab!)
Wooden blocks
A Noah's ark
Sticker books

We already have that are well played with:
Mountains of happy land
Brio train set
A ton of duplo
Toy cars and diggers
Play doh
Coupe car
Play kitchen and accessories (big hit!)
Dinosaurs + playmat
Action figures

Allyoucaneat Tue 20-Sep-16 18:07:57

Pop up tent and tunnel
Musical instruments

Fireman Sam stuff is never played with and poor quality in my opinion.

MinnowAndTheBear Tue 20-Sep-16 18:08:30

Train set pieces - engine shed, turntable etc. Playmobil 123. Mega doodle. Craft things and PVA glue.

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 20-Sep-16 18:34:37

Has he got the Happyland train set? That was very popular here.

Other than that things like a play tent that can go in the garden on sunny days or in the house on rainy days.

New wellies.

Play food.

Toy kitchen

Balance bike.


Scuttle bug.

Something for the garden. a small slide, sandpit, mud kitchen.

A small football.

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 20-Sep-16 18:35:30

Almost forgot puzzles!

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