No one remembers being a two year old boy, and no parent forgets having a two year old boy. Between the “whys” and “I love yous” little boys are filled with energy and fearlessness. This list has some amazing toys and gifts for 2 year old boys that are perfect for all their curiosity and budding independence.
Sit n Spin Classic Spinning Toy
Keeping them active while staying still, the PlaySkool Sit ‘n Spin allows them to spin themselves around and around, while controlling the speed with their hands; the harder they pull, the faster they twirl.
Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with Track
Now he can ride his very own Thomas engine at a speed of 1MPH on the included tracks (or double that if he’s off track), and enjoy the authentic Thomas sounds and phrases.
This fun interactive book will engage any 2 year old as they follow the instructions to press, shake, and tilt the book to make the dots ‘change’ in size, position, and number.
Tegu Magnetic Wooden Block Set
Small enough to be slipped into a purse or pocket, the Tegu magnetic wooden block set is the ideal gift for 2 year old boys for on-the-go building and fine motor skills play.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dilly Dally Turtle Target Action Game
Melissa & Doug toys are created thoughtfully and designed to provide more than idle entertainment. This adorable turtle bean bag game is fun, to be sure! Tots don’t realize that as they play they develop hand-eye coordination, learn to judge distance, and discover the pleasure of cooperating as a team and taking turns.
Kids will find a million ways to use the Bilibo, from spinning to filling, scooping to stacking, and even as a house for a tortoise or a snail!
Electronic Backseat Driver
Make your daily commute more fun with a cool steering wheel in the backseat for your little backseat driver. Lights and sounds accompany the cool buttons for turn signals or hazard lights, for a more entertaining drive. Kids love to imitate their parents, so there are many lessons to be taught here.
Tot Tutors LEGO-Compatible Activity Table Set
The ubiquitous LEGO building sets can be seen in their natural habitat in any young boy’s play area. Choosing this fabulous table, which provides a nesting area as well as a playing surface for building, helps keep blocks from going astray. Available in bright or primary colors to complement any decor.
Little Tikes T-Ball Set
Help your 2 year old develop his strike with this miniature T-Ball set from Little Tikes. From the oversized bat to the easy-to-hit balls, it’s ideal for baseball and softball practice.
Flexible Race Track
This flexible road track means he can lay down his lanes wherever he wants, like over hills. Bendy enough to tackle the most uneven of terrains, it can also be extended with another set.
Harley-Davidson Tough Trike
Have Grandma buy him a leather jacket for his birthday and he’ll be all set to ride this uber cool Harley Davidson trike, which boasts realistic HD graphics and bright orange pedals.
Personalized Goodnight Little Me Book
Bedtime will become his favorite time when he has a Goodnight Little Me book. Beautifully illustrated, this gentle book comes personalized with his name on the cover and throughout the story, as the time for sleep approaches with the help of the beautiful animals inside.
Musical Pat Bells
Introduce him to the world of music with this adorable pat bells set. Made from iron and beech wood, each bell is painted a different color so is visually appealing to tots. As he pats the top of each one, a different note is played; there are four double-sided song cards included.
The Original AirFort
Building a fort is one of the great joys of childhood, but it can take ages to put together. Give him his own in seconds with this incredible inflatable version. Available in 7 striking colors, this fort will inflate in half a minute, and is roomy enough for several kids and/or adults.
Personalized Mini Hockey Stick
Ideal for playing or displaying, this mini hockey stick comes personalized with a team name, a ‘player’s’ name, and jersey number. Choose two colors plus a third accent shade, and he’ll have a miniature stick for indoor playing, or for hanging on his wall as a keepsake.
Koala Crate Subscription Box
Give a little learner a head start before preschool with a monthly subscription to Koala Crate. Curated specifically for ages 2-4 year olds, the Koala Crate arrives packed with 2 – 3 projects to do that are selected to suit that month’s theme, along with a magazine, parent’s guide, and online material.
Step2 Up & Down Roller Coaster
Ideal for indoor or outdoor use, this kids’ coaster will give him all the fun of the fair without leaving home. Comprised of 4 panels, the undulating track begins with a platform that can be accessed via the safety steps, where the cool car awaits to take them to the bottom.
Construction Plate & Utensils
Toddlers can be notoriously fussy when it comes to food, but this plate might just tempt him to demolish the lot. Divided into areas of a ‘construction site’, the plate is accompanied by a set of awesome utensils that resemble a bulldozer pusher, forklift truck, and a front loader vehicle.
Crayola Washable Kids Paint
Non-toxic and washable from skin and clothes, this set of six Crayola project paints will make a thoughtful gift for 2 year old boys. Nice and thick so it doesn’t drip easily, these paints come in blue, violet, green, red, yellow, and orange to make finger and brush painting come alive.
Two Cool Shirt
Do you know a little boy who’s just too cool? If so, this t-shirt will make an adorable gift idea. Available in 16 different color combinations, this tee is simple but really effective as the graphics on the front read ‘Two. Cool’ and are appliqued using ultra suede.
Personalized Woodland Animals Growth Chart
Growth charts make memorable gifts for both the child as he grows up, and the parent as they look back at how their little one has grown. Made from museum quality canvas, this chart can be personalized with your child’s name, and features curious animals taking a peek at his progress.
Climb and Crawl Activity Play Set
Give him a bit of rough and tumble, but without the rough with this cute set of foam shapes. Brightly colored and in various shapes, these foam blocks can be fitted together in any configuration so that little boys can clamber and climb without hurting themselves.
Sensory Fidget Toys Set
Little fingers love to explore, and with this set of 25 sensory toys, the fun will never end. Packed with toys to pull, poke, stretch, squeeze, click, bounce, and flip, this set also includes a magic cube so tots (or parents) can test their abilities during quiet time activities.
Kids Sleep Training Alarm Clock
Teach kids about appropriate sleeping and waking times with this adorable clock. Fitted with a sound machine to help them sleep, this clock uses robotic facial expressions to signify when it’s time to sleep, play quietly, or go and wake Mom and Dad. It can also double as a night light, too.
ABCs of Equality
Social awareness should be taught to children as early as possible so that they grow up as fair and kind people. The ABC of Equality has been written to make children aware of some of the issues that people in society face today, and how we all deserve the same respect.
Fire Truck Car Toys Set
His imagination will run wild with this incredible Fire Truck Set. The 2 story truck features lights, sound effects, and inertia wheels, while the four rescue vehicles it’s equipped with are ready to fight fire on land or from the air, as well as rescue any toys that need saving.
Personalized My Alphabet Pillow
Made from cotton canvas, this delightful pillow will look beautiful in a chair or on the bed in a little boy’s room. Printed with a story book-inspired picture, this ‘ABC’ pillow will take the first letter of your boy’s name and pair it with a fun animal who shares the same initial.
Radio Flyer Red Rider Trike
If you’re looking for a more traditional gift for 2 year old boys, you can’t go wrong with a Radio Flyer. This stunning bright red trike has a covered storage compartment at the back for all his favorite toys, and a parent grip for when he gets tired of pedalling.
Kids are curious about their bodies, so equip them with some ‘inside information’ by giving them a Little Patient. Made from a micro-fabric plush, ‘Erwin’s’ tummy unzips to reveal six important organs including the lungs, heart, and intestines, which kids can remove, examine, and put back in their proper place.
Little Tikes Trampoline
Have him burn off some of that energy with a Little Tikes mini trampoline. Equipped with a handlebar for safety and stability, this indoor trampoline has a large jumping surface so they have plenty of room to bounce around, working all their muscles and keeping fit at the same time.
Personalized My Very Own Name Book
Teach him how to read and write his own name with this charming illustrated book. Personalized with the child’s first and last names and birth date, this sweet book uses animals with the same initials as every letter of his name, so he can learn to recognize it in a unique way.
Magbot Magnetic Block Set
The ideal gift for 2 year old boys who love to build, this set of magnetic wooden blocks will enable him to create all kinds of weird and wonderful robots. Perfectly sized for little hands, each block is printed with nuts and bolts to give it that futuristic look.
Leaf Bubble Blower
Kids like nothing more than copying what Mom and Dad are doing, and with this leaf bubble blower they can ‘help out’ in the garden. Shaped like a real leaf blower and with realistic sounds to match, this battery-powered colorful toy comes complete with its own bubble solution for instant fun.
Dreamy Green Dino Dream Lights
He’ll be begging for bedtime when he has the Star Belly Dream Lite Dino to keep him company. Soft and huggable, this delightful dino will cast a galaxy of shapes and colors across the ceiling and walls, lulling him gently into a sound sleep as he watches.
Dinosaur Duvet and Pillowcase Set
Roaring or yawning, this realistic dino will make bedtime more fun. The duvet cover and matching pillow feature a humongous open-mouthed T-Rex, which, when your child is laid in bed, looks like he’s swallowing your little boy whole! Made from Oeko-Tex certified 100% cotton and available in twin and queen sizes.
Two Wild Sweater
Toddlers can take a walk on the wild side when they slip into this awesomely cool sweatshirt. Made from a soft cotton and polyester mix, this sweater features the words ‘Two Wild’ on the front in a contrasting white print, and is perfect for wearing for the whole of his second year.
John Deere Sit-N-Scoot Tractor Toy
If he’s more of a country boy than a city guy at heart, treat him to this amazing John Deere Sit-N-Scoot Tractor Toy. With a wide wheelbase for increased stability, he can scoot his way across the farm (or living room) as he tends to his numerous stuffed farmyard animals.
Hold Me Tight Cuddle Doll
Give him a toy he’ll never want to let go of with this unusual and quirky Hold Me Tight Cuddle Doll. Hand knit by Peruvian artisans, this amazingly soft cotton doll is available in two color schemes, while the colorful ‘arms’ make it the perfect shape for little hands to hold.
Battery-Powered Toy Tractor
A once-in-a-lifetime gift for 2 year old boys, this outstanding 12V tractor will take them from A – Z with no effort at all. With an easy pushbutton start, LED lights, and realistic sound effects, this tractor can drive forward or in reverse, and features a high-back seat and belt for safety.
Tent Camping Set
Camping is serious business, so kids need to acquire camping skills early. This set is ideal for the junior camper, and includes a kid-sized tent, two walkie-talkies, binoculars, and a multifunction whistle/flashlight/compass/thermometer doohickey! Even if the wild outdoors is no further than the backyard, your youngsters will be prepared.
WolVol Transport Car Carrier Truck Toy
WolVol knows this super truck car carrier is perfect for the boy who loves trucks and cars. Not only does it look cool with flame decals on the truck, but it has six cars in the 28-slot carrier. Your favorite trucker can set up exciting pretend scenarios with this heavy-duty set.
Radio Flyer 3-In-1 EZ Folding Wagon with Canopy
A 2 year old’s legs tend to get tired, so save his (and yours) with the classic Radio Flyer wagon which comes with a canopy to keep both kids and cargo safe.
iPlay, iLearn Golf Toys Set
Tiger Woods started golfing at age two, so it’s not too early for your little linksman to work on his swing. This golf set is just right for sending a few dimpled balls onto the green and letting your junior pro develop his game. It’s a great activity you can do together.
Geared to Steer Interactive Driving Wheel
Perfect for use in the car but just as much fun at home, this steering wheel will promote hours of imaginative play as it revs, honks, lights up, and makes realistic speed sounds.
Say Zoop Book
Encouraging early readers to become immersed in the story, ‘Say Zoop’ is a fun and interactive book which allows kids to join in with excited sounds and words when pressing on the dot.
Fisher Price Classics Retro Record Player
A happy throwback to childhood, the Fisher Price record player comes with 5 records (10 songs) which can be enjoyed by winding the player up, and it all comes in a handy carrying case.
Spike The Fine Motor Hedgehog
Ideal for both color sorting and counting, and developing fine motor skills, this delightful hedgehog has spike-shaped holes in his back just waiting to be filled with chunky rainbow spikes.
Slide and Find Trucks
Are you looking for the perfect gifts for 2-year-old boys? Look no further! This board book is a treasure trove of interactive fun and every treasure uncovered is a truck. Boys and trucks go together like peanut butter and jelly. The only thing better would be a truck full of PB&J.
Melissa & Doug Seaside Sidekicks Sand-and-Water Sifting Funnel
Melissa & Doug toys are designed to fascinate kids with high-quality items. The Seaside Sidekicks Sand-and-Water Sifting Funnel will keep your tots engaged as they scoop sand or pour water into the top and watch as it spins and spills to the next level. Funnel, sift, repeat for hours of fun.
Baby Shark Official Dancing Doll
If you don’t yet know ‘Baby Shark’, you soon will with this official dancing doll which sings the song when his head is tapped, and reacts when he hears his name being called.
Battat Big Red Barn Playset for Toddlers
Foster a love of animals in your child with this playset which includes farm animals and a farmer, open access to the inside of the barn, and a handle for easy carrying.
My First Sports Bag Stuffed Plush Playset
Nurture a love of ball games with this plush set which includes a sports bag and four different balls, each of which does something different like squeak, rattle, and crinkle.
Micro Mini Original 3-Wheeled Scooter
Little ones can learn to scoot easily with this three-wheeled kickboard, which uses a lean to steer design, and low to the ground reinforced fiberglass deck for safe and comfortable riding.
With SEVEN pop-up tents and tunnels included in this bundle, toddlers can enjoy playdates with all of their friends as they explore the teepee, ball pit, cube, and seemingly endless tunnels.
Construction Toy Vehicles Playset
This set of three trucks is so darn cute, with fun details to transform any little boy’s play area into a heavy equipment construction zone. When these trucks roll out, you know serious work is about to begin. No paperwork or bids to submit, and hard hats are optional.
Little Tikes Dino Cozy Coupe
Is it a cozysaurus or a coupedactyl? Either way, it is one smart car! An upgrade on the original, this dino-themed version has all the features of the classic, with a prehistoric vibe.
Play House Set
Teach him to be house-proud from an early age with this 6-piece play set which he can use to mop, sweep, dust, and generally spruce up the house, just like Mom or Dad.
Brio My First Railway
Boys will gain a lifelong love of all things locomotive when they start with the Brio wooden train set, which includes a train and rattle wagon, tracks, and a special rainbow bridge.
Poke-A-Dot Old Macdonald Farm
Put a new slant on an old favorite with the Old MacDonald’s farm board book which includes pressable buttons on every page which add various sound effects to the nursery rhyme.
Radio Flyer Classic Walker Wagon
Now he can be just like Dad as he pushes his own Radio Flyer wagon, except this one is perfectly sized to suit a 2 year old as he carts his toys around.
Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone
Toddlers love to whack things, so ensure they’re making music while they do with this sweet xylophone which features bashable balls, and a slide out xylophone for when their muse strikes.
Green Toys Rescue Boat with Helicopter
Oh no, the helicopter’s going down! Better send the rescue boat with Captain Duck at the helm, to pick up the copter and pilot Bear, with this eco-friendly recycled Green Toys set.
Little Tikes First Slide
Useful for indoor and outdoor play, this foldable slide measures a toddler-sized 3 feet long, and incorporates a durable 2 step ladder so they can easily reach the top.
Play-Doh Classic Fun Factory Playset
Set him to work early in the factory – the fun factory, that is, with 8 tubs of classic Play-Doh, shape plates, trimming knife, and a laminated play mat to keep the carpets safe.
Hello, Garden Bugs
This little book is a wonderful gift for 2 year old boys, as it will teach them to recognize 10 common garden insects, along with simple greetings in various different languages.
Breyer Stablemates Red Stable and Horse Set
So your little boy likes horses. This fun Breyer Stablemates Red Stable and Horse playset includes two Stablemates horses and accessories. Whether your future equestrian wants to ride for pleasure or competitively, this is a great toy for practicing fancy show jumping or fixin’ to head to the imagination rodeo.
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Diy 20 Minute Toddler Backpack
This great tutorial for a DIY backpack is a resourceful repurposing of those fabulous cloth bags that nice sheets come in. Instead of throwing it out, this clever crafter added a couple of straps and some elastic for an adorable backpack that’s ready for any little boy’s adventure, in about twenty minutes.
Diy Little Guy Ties
Part of the reason boys (and men) don’t care to wear ties is because they can be uncomfortable. Here’s a DIY for making really great-looking ties that are easy to wear and look smart, too. Perfect to wear with a church shirt or your little guy’s favorite tee.
Diy Make a Lego Travel Activity Case
Road trips are super great for busy families to get away, but the actual driving between destinations can be tedious for tots that are used to activity. This DIY idea takes a few simple supplies and transforms a pencil box into a portable building base with storage for blocks and figures.