A cuddly stuffed doll in its own little pod! These 10" snuggle pod dolls from Manhattan Toy are made of super-soft plush, perfect for snuggling. They come tucked into a satin-lined pod — your choice of a pea pod, a peanut, a bunny, or a bug. The embroidered features and compact size make them perfect as a first doll for toddlers and young preschoolers. Plus, parents will appreciate that these cuddly dolls are surface washable!
Build your own animal train with LEGO DUPLO's My First Animal Brick Box! 34 brightly colored pieces in this set allow you to build a selection of animals with fun features, including an elephant with a slide for a trunk, a crocodile with hinged jaws, a lion with an opening mouth, and a giraffe with a bendy neck. A white bird soars above the train! Parents will love these safe and easy to manipulate blocks that offer plenty of learning and play potential. For another DUPLO set for animal lovers, check out the DUPLO Puzzle Pets set.
Nothing can stop Rosie Revere, Engineer! This 11" soft doll from MerryMakers is based on Andrea Beaty and David Roberts' best-selling picture book. Just like the character in the book, she has bright, curious eyes and swooping blonde hair that's tied up in a handkerchief so it won't get in the way as she works. This doll has a removable cotton dress, perfect for dress-up play. She's a terrific companion for any aspiring engineer! Rosie's friend Ada Twist, Scientist is also available as her own 11" Ada Twist Doll.
Fun, creative, and inspiring, the Mozart Magic Cube from Munchkin teaches how sounds combine to create eight Mozart masterpieces. With a touch of a button, this interactive cube lets your child add or subtract from any combination of five different instruments, including harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin. Made with soft, rounded corners, it's easy and safe for baby to hold.
Put an eco-friendly spin on the classic shape sorter toy with this version from Green Toys! The eight colorful and lightweight shapes are easy to handle, with no rough or sharp edges, and the box has a unique design that allows it to be used closed or opened flat on the floor. Parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic — and it's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Inspire her curiosity with this doll version of Ada Twist, Scientist from MerryMakers! This soft Ada Twist doll is 11" tall and is dressed in a brightly colored and removable dress, knee-socks, and t-strap shoes, just like she wears in the book. With embroidered features and well-attached hair, she's also safe to keep even the littlest Mighty Girls company as they start asking "why" and exploring their world. Ada's friend, Rosie Revere, Engineer, is also available as her own 11" Rosie Revere Doll.
She can make beautiful music with this wooden piano from Hape and Baby Einstein! This toy uses "magic touch" technology — there are no buttons or keys necessary. Kids can choose from two play modes: one that lets her play along with classic melodies, and one that lets her explore music on her own. Three included sheets of music get kids matching the color of the notes to the colored keys on the piano. Plus, parents will love that there are two volume settings, both gentle on little ears.
Cuddle up to this soft and cozy doll from HABA! The 10" Snug Up Dorothea doll is just the right size for little ones, and her soft body and features make her safe and cozy for kids to hug. Her green overalls come off with a hook and loop closure, but don't worry: most details, including her shoes and the buns in her hair, are sewn on so you won't lose pieces. She's even machine washable, just in case!
With Seek-A-Boo from MindWare, kids will build their vocabulary and memory skills while hunting through the SEEK ME circles! Lay out the SEEK ME circles, then choose FIND ME cards and see if you can track down something that matches. At first, you'll be looking for an exact match, but other game variants get kids to match by category: "the apple is red; can you find something else that is red?" Six color-coded card categories highlight food, toys, clothing, colors and shapes, things found outdoors, and animals.
Kids can create their own stories with this unique toy from Mirari! On this wood-topped tablet, you'll see a selection of colorful icons that children can press to build a story. They'll pick a hero, choose the hero's adventure, and decide on a happy ending; sections light up as they go to guide them through the process. Then, press the Mirari logo button and the narrator will tell the story they created. Parents can even record the child's name so that the narrator announces them as the author. With over 100 different stories to create, this is sure to delight budding storytellers!
Pay tribute to 32 women who changed the world with this set of heirloom-quality blocks from Uncle Goose! Each block features one woman's name, portrait, quote, and a short explanation of her historical importance. Together, the blocks can be assembled to form the Suffrage Movement slogan Deeds Not Words. They're sturdy enough for play but also make a beautiful display piece and learning tool — and, like all Uncle Goose products, they're made in the USA from sustainable Michigan basswood and non-toxic inks.
Even toddlers and preschoolers can get in on the fun of The LEGO Movie 2 with this 53-piece set that lets them build Bianca's DUPLO aliens! Little fans of Emmet and Lucy will love helping them defend against the easy-to-build alien invaders. Then mix all the bright and chunky DUPLO bricks up so young children can create more aliens of their own, developing imagination and fine motor skills on their journey to becoming the next master builder! This set also includes DUPLO figures of Emmet and Lucy.
There's a little scientist in every kid! Ignite their natural curiosity with the Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder lab, the only STEM lab designed for preschoolers. As they test out the 20 different hands-on experiments that this set has to offer, they'll explore math, engineering, and science in a playful way, complete with fun sounds and phrases. Twenty lab accessories are included, and the lab tray is removable for easy clean-up. It's a terrific way to introduce STEM to your playroom!
The littlest builders don't just stack blocks: they also toss, squeeze, and even chew them! These squishy plastic blocks are soft enough to be safe even in the hands of overenthusiastic kids, and the BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free material means you don't have to worry if they end up in someone's mouth. Each block also features a different animal and a number from 1 to 10, all hand-sculpted. This set comes in a recycled plastic bag for easy storage.
Practice your vet skills with this cute clinic from B. Toys. Four latching kennels with color-coded keys house a cat and dog patient, and the four vet's tools are handy for performing checkups. The clinic also acts as a storage and carrying case for easy cleanup or for play on the go. Parents will love that it's BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free, but kids will love how it sparks their imagination for hours of vet play!
Build her towers to the skies with this massive collection of 150 Mega Bloks! These chunky blocks are perfect for little builders: easy to hold, simple to click together, and safe for toddler play. They all come in a zippered bag that's big enough to store these blocks, plus more as her collection grows. For another set of Mega Bloks perfect for young builders, check out the First Builders Big Building Bag which includes 80 colorful pieces.
Fans of Uni the Unicorn and the sequel Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True will adore this perfect 12.5" plush version from MerryMakers! This plush looks exactly like Uni's pictures in the books, complete with sparkly hooves, glimmering eyes, and magical horn. The embroidered features and durable plush ensure this stuffie is safe for all ages and will hold up to being a cuddly best friend for years.
Snuggle and learn with Fisher-Price's Glow & Groove Rockit! This cuddly plush has a belly full of learning fun. Press on his belly button and you'll trigger "dancing" lights, sing-along songs, and learning phrases that teach numbers, letters, shapes, and more. Rockit's glowing face provides a little light and reassurance on the go, too. It's a perfect musical friend to bring along anywhere you want to keep your baby's brain busy!
Spark their imaginations with this cardboard castle playhouse that they get to decorate themselves! This castle from Easy Playhouse is reversible, so kids can experiment with different colors and designs. Sturdy and durable, with a 32" square floor and two doors, four large windows, and four turrets, it's sure to spark plenty of imaginative pretend play — and plenty of artistic creativity.
Elements are the building blocks of the universe — and now they can be the building blocks of your toy box with this fun set from Uncle Goose! 20 solid wood building blocks, made in the US from sustainable Michigan basswood, feature the elements of the periodic table painted in non-toxic, child-safe inks. And even though they're building blocks, don't think they're just for babies — chemistry geeks will love these colorful blocks as much at 36 years as 36 months!
Move and groove with the Hape Early Melodies Mighty Band! This all-inclusive 5-in-1 percussion section includes a wooden drum, a cymbal, a guiro, a xylophone, a clapper, and a pair of drumsticks, perfect for young kids to start exploring rhythm and melody. Everything stores neatly together so you can find your instruments at a moment's notice when inspiration strikes! Plus, parents will feel good knowing that it's made from wood from environmentally sourced forests.
ThinkFun's first toddler game is sure to be a hit! Toss the big plush die, match the color that comes up to an activity card, and get playing — roar like a lion, stand on one foot, make a happy face, who knows what the challenge will be? This fun, cooperative game is perfect for kids as young as 18 months, and teaches the fun of game-playing without the competition. And when play-time is done, all the cards tuck in a zippered compartment in the die for easy storage.
Blast off into outer space with this great rocket ship with two astronauts from Green Toys! This rocket has a detachable top capsule and astronauts with molded-on spacesuits, helmets, and dual-tank backpacks. The rocket's door opens into stairs to the main compartment, and the capsule includes clever details like knobs, gauges, and Green Toys' signature 8-track! Environmentally conscious parents will also love that it's made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and packaged in recyclable packaging.
Stack lilies, petunias, and daisies to create your own colorful floral arrangement with this inventive building toy from Green Toys! With 44 brightly colored pieces to play with, there are a vast number of combinations to create. Sort by size, color, and shape, or just have fun creating a nice display. Parents will love Green Toys' commitment to the environment: all Green Toy products are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.
When toddlers are dying for their older siblings' LEGO, give them DUPLO! These chunky-sized blocks are safe and easy to manipulate for toddlers and preschoolers, but come in the same bright colors and size ratios as regular LEGO blocks. This 65-piece Classic Bricks Box, which includes a selection of colorful classic bricks, plus a car, two DUPLO figures (one girl and one boy), a roof, a window, and even fun accessories like flowers and a loaf of bread! It's the perfect starting point for your DUPLO collection — or, use it to expand the sets you already have.
The traditional stacking toy gets a new spin with this toy from Fat Brain Toys! Each of the vibrant, dual-colored discs on this toy can spin down the center corkscrew pole all the way to the base, which can be set to either sit flat or wobble. Stack them and sort them and, for a grand finale, remove the base and watch all of them spin their way off! This unique toy will provide hours of stacking and spinning fun.
There's so much to learn with this piggy bank from Fisher-Price! 10 colorful coins can be dropped in the slot of this cheerful pig as it counts along, building counting and color recognition skills, while sing-along songs, educational phrases, and sound effects teach additional concepts. Press the piggy's snout to hear music and start rumbling, bumbling action. All kids love put-and-take play, so it's a natural for creating an entertaining learning toy!
Shake, rattle, and ring the bell! There are so many sounds to explore in this set. This four-piece baby band set from Hohner is suitable even for the youngest musicians. The set includes a mini rainbow shaker, a baby maraca, a baby rattle, and a cage bell, all in bright colors that encourage kids to interact and experiment with rhythm and music. They're all made of BPA- and phthalate-free plastic and come in a handy carrying case for storage or musical fun on the go.
Little fans of Eric Carle will love playing with these stacking and nesting paperboard blocks that feature artwork from all their favorite books! Each block has a unique character, number, color, letter, and shape, and since they're open at the bottom kids can either stack them into a tower or nest them inside one another — which also makes storing them a breeze.
Sometimes a soothing friend can help ensure sweet dreams! This Slumber Buddy from Summer Infant plays your choice of soft music or nature sounds, and projects a field of stars onto the ceiling in blue, amber, or shifting colors. Parents will love the three levels of volume control and the 15, 30, and 45 minute automatic shutoff, while kids will love the cuddly hippo shape.
Introduce your little one to classical music with Baby Einstein's Ocean Orchestra. Two play stages grow with your baby: the Symphony mode entertains infants by playing a different instrument sound for each button, while the Composer mode for older babies and toddlers allows them to add and subtract instruments from a tune. Eight different classical melodies provide lots to love in this musical toy.
The classic pounding toy gets a musical update with this version from Hape! Hit the balls on the Pound and Tap Bench and they go tinkling over the xylophone. Pull out the keyboard and the xylophone can be played solo. Durable child safe paint finish and solid wood construction are hallmarks of Hape toys, but what kids will love is the fun play and the bright colors. Let the music begin!
Dino-loving kids will be delighted with this set of colorful, heirloom-quality blocks from Uncle Goose! This set of nine blocks features eight dinosaur species, plus the pterodactyl. The two debossed faces of each block show the animal's name and skull, and the footprint of that species. The other four faces feature printed images: an illustration of the creature, its size, the time period in which it lived, and its geographic area. Parents will also love that these blocks are made in the US with sustainable Michigan basswood and are finished with non-toxic inks. For more science-themed blocks, check out Uncle Goose's sets on planets, birds, constellations, flowers, fossils, and bugs.
Bring the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking home with this detailed 7" plush from Lundby! This Pippi is wearing Velcro clothes so little fans can enjoy some dress-up play as well. Complete her collection with her monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and her horse, Lilla Gubben. To introduce your Mighty Girl to this beloved character, check out the resources in our Pippi Longstocking Collection.
This 12" doll from HABA is the perfect companion for busy kids! Cari has black chenille hair that's easy to style and finger comb, brown skin, and a cheerful embroidered expression. Her ruffled green dress easily comes off with its hook and loop closure, perfect for dress-up play! Kids will love her cuddly soft body and the weighted bottom that allows her to sit up alone, while parents will love that she's machine washable.
Fans of Pusheen the cat will love this soft plush featuring their favorite character dressed up as a unicorn! This 13" plush from GUND bring the webcomic character to life, with cheerful colors and a sparkly unicorn horn. This high quality plush is perfect for anyone looking for a cuddly new friend. Fans of Pusheen may also like this Pusheen pencil case so they can bring her wherever they go!
The people of Motonui may no longer be voyagers... but nothing can keep Moana from answering the call of the sea! Fans of the movie will love this adorable 12" plush toddler Moana doll, which is inspired by the Disney Animators' Collection toddler dolls. With detailed plush sculpturing and embroidered features, she's cuddly, soft, and safe even for little fans.
Who wants a warm hug from this perfectly cuddly Olaf plush? Fans of Disney's hit movie Frozen will love this cuddly, official Disney Store 12" plush. His plush sculpturing and embroidered features, including glistening snowflakes, give him an authentic look, while still being safe for toddlers and young preschoolers.
Abby Cadabby from Sesame Street brings a little magic and fun to your Mighty Girl with this plush version from GUND! This cuddly plush is 11 inches tall and made of super-soft, high quality plush material. Accurate character details are sure to please Sesame Street fans! Plus, parents will love that Abby's embroidered features make her a safe companion for even little Mighty Girls.
This cheerful soft doll from HABA gives kids a friendly companion to join them on their day! Mali is 12" tall and has blond chenille hair that can be styled and finger-combed while staying tangle-free. Her embroidered features are durable and safe for littler kids, while her removable clothing and shoes encourage dress-up play. She even has a weighted bottom so she can sit on her own!
When you want to snuggle, it's a plush; when it's dress-up time, it's a hoodie! This 2-in-1 transforming Lightfury plush from Cubcoats is sure to delight fans of How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Fans of Astrid and all her friends from Berk will love this multi-purpose toy. Plus, parents will love that Cubcoats are made from ethically sourced, non-allergenic materials. They can even be machine washed and dried!
Even Uglydolls can be inspired by Wonder Woman! This cuddly 11" plush from Gund depicts Tray the three-eyed Uglydoll in a Wonder Woman costume, complete with tiara, bracers, and even a little gold lasso. Kids will love seeing two fun characters come together, and as with all Gund toys, this plush is snuggly soft! She's sure to become a favorite companion for all sorts of adventures.
Enjoy cuddles and smiles with this plush doll featuring Vee, the adorable star of the Disney Junior show Vampirina! This 13.5 inch plush featured detailed plush sculpting, including Vee's 3D batwing ponytails, and embroidered features, making it safe even for little fans. She comes dressed in an attached signature spider web dress, shoes, and gloves. This super soft plush is the perfect companion for anyone who knows what it's like to feel a little batty.
Organic Farm Buddies plush toys are 14" tall, the perfect size for babies to hold and cuddle! They're handmade using all natural materials, like 100% certified organic cotton, corn fiber filling, and dyes; this makes them naturally hypoallergenic, so they are great for newborns and babies with allergies or sensitive skin. They come in a variety of different designs such as a cow, dog, chicken, cat, pony, and a pirate pig.
This seemingly simple flower stacker from Grimm's offers an incredibly flexible building and pretend play experience! This blossom is 9" tall when nested and includes 9 uniquely shaped, chunk block pieces. Flip them upside down and sideways; they can become bridges, tunnels, caves, or even furniture for little dolls (not included). Made in Germany from a single piece of alder hardwood, and finished with non-toxic, water-based dyes, this toy will become a long-time favorite.
Get stacking with this big but soft blocks from ECR4Kids! The SoftZone stacking block set includes seven pieces: one large rectangle, two medium rectangles, and four small squares. All seven are made with a dense foam core that holds up to tough play, but is soft and light enough to be safe. They're covered in a polyurethane material that's colorful, easy to clean, and phthalate free. They're the perfect choice for stacking fun in either home or classroom!
You can build all sorts of things with Bristle Blocks by Battat! These plastic blocks features soft interlocking bristles that are easy to put together at any angle, avoiding the frustration other building systems can create. That flexibility also allows kids to build amazing 3D shapes and structures! This set includes 54 brightly colored pieces, including several animal figures, that are sure to inspire hours of creative building play.
With the LeapBuilders ABC Smart House, kids can build and learn with the first-ever talking building blocks! In this set from LeapFrog, kids get 60 easy-to-hold building pieces, including two play people, to build their house. If you add the smart Star Unit, that's when your house comes alive! Slide one of the twenty smart blocks into the Star Area and you'll get to learn letter names, sounds, colors, and shapes. Answer questions or play music for even more learning fun! This set is compatible with other LeapBuilders sets, like the Food Fun Family Farm set, for truly enormous smart builds.
Even toddlers love building with Keva planks! This set of twenty Junior planks is easy to grab for little hands, and are heavy enough for new builders to stack easily. Kids will enjoy the appealing colors, while parents will appreciate that the BPA-free, eco-friendly wood composite is easy to clean. A set of activity cards gives parents ideas for how these planks can teach addition, subtraction, and other early learning concepts in a fun, playful way!
There's so much to do in this stacking, nesting farm from Djeco! Stack the six sturdy cardboard blocks to make a tower for the six included soft vinyl animals to play peek-a-boo, or nest the cubes inside each other for easy storage. Each cube features a colorful design that encourages sequencing and promotes pretend play and storytelling. Plus, parents will love that these toys are durable and high quality.
Introduce her to the creative building world of Tegu Blocks with this 14-piece set! Tegu wooden blocks have magnets safely imbedded in each piece, allowing kids to build creatively — even defying gravity! This set, which is available in several colorways, is an excellent starter set, but it's also compatible with any and all other Tegu sets — and like all Tegu Blocks, it's made from 100% FSC-certified beech wood and finished with non-toxic, water-based lacquers.
Let toddlers and preschoolers get creative with this box of DUPLO blocks that are perfectly sized to be safe and easy to hold for little hands! This set of 160 blocks in bright colors includes a number of different shapes, including elements with printed eyes, encouraging kids to use their imaginations as they build. A set of 6 double-sided activity cards provides inspiration and ideas when necessary, but you'll be amazed what they build on their own!
It's easy to build big ideas with the Little Tikes Waffle Blocks! Eighteen blocks slot together in ways that encourage creative building, indoors and out. The 14 by 14 inch plastic pieces are durable enough to hold up to plenty of serious play, and a variety of cut-outs encourage kids to experiment with different possibilities. You'll be amazed at what she can create!
Whether using the hammer to pound in the nails, or the Phillips and flathead screwdrivers to tighten the bolts, kids love all the do-it-yourself projects that are possible with this set from Green Toys! This 15-piece toolbox play set is made from 100% recycled plastic and manufactured in the USA. Holes on each side of the toolbox fit the nails, bolts, and 2-hole connectors, so kids can build fine motor skills as they practice real-life DIY skills. When playtime's done, organize all your tools in the box, just like a real carpenter!
Unit blocks are a classic toy for a very good reason — it's amazing all the things kids can build with these deceptively simple shapes! These smooth sanded hardwood blocks are comfortable in the hand and easy to stack, and come in a variety of creativity inspiring shapes including arches, columns, and more. 64 blocks are included, providing plenty of materials for kids with big plans! This set also neatly packs away in a wooden crate for when building time is done.
These embossed alphabet blocks from Uncle Goose will look familiar — they're patterned after wood blocks from the beginning of the 20th century! 28 blocks in this set feature beautifully crafted and painted letters, animal pictures, numbers and math symbols, for a total of four complete alphabets and lots of additional play options. These Michigan-made blocks are painted using non-toxic, vividly colored inks for the perfect finishing touch.
This beautiful maple train for Educo by Hape is actually a building block set! 17 maple blocks in bright colors and patterns go together to create a fun train set for preschoolers. Kids will love using their imaginations to customize their train; parents will love the child-safe materials and finishes and Hape's commitment to quality.
Kids can build to the skies with these Tall Stackers pegs from Lauri! 25 colorful pegs neatly tuck together to stack and build higher than kids have ever built before. Stabilize them in the 8" square crepe rubber pegboard base, which has 36 holes so that kids can create a variety of designs. A list of suggested activities is included to get kids started, but we'll bet they'll be building on their own in no time.
Get ready to fly with the DUPLO airport! With this 29-piece set, kids can build an airport building with a luggage slide and control tower. Load the luggage on the plane where the friendly pilot is doing her pre-flight checks. Don't forget to buckle your seatbelt! With a female pilot figure and two passenger figures, kids will love imagining flying off to destinations near and far. And for more DUPLO sights around the city, check out the Family House, the Submarine, the Big Fair, and the Police Station building sets.
Choo-choo! The LEGO DUPLO number train is here to get her building and counting! This 23 piece set includes bricks with the numbers 0 to 9, as well as a train engine, wheeled bases, two DUPLO figures (a girl and a boy), and a cat figure. Build, count, rearrange, and more! It's an engaging way to incorporate numbers into everyday play. Plus, parents will love that the DUPLO bricks are safe and easy to manipulate for little hands.
Every great artist needs the perfect place to work! Step2's plastic art desk provides tons of storage, plus a large, easy-to-clean work surface with molded compartments, plus a hinged dry-erase section that opens for even more places to tuck art supplies. A push-button light makes sure she can see every detail. It's the perfect place to create a masterpiece!
You'll have hours of molding, modeling, squishy fun with this 36-pack of Play-Doh cans — each one a unique color! Each container holds 3 ounces of Play-Doh, perfect to roll, stretch, and shape. Bring them out a few at a time, or take them all out at once for a rainbow of possibilities. With so many colors to choose from, her imagination can really soar!
Create beautiful art while taking care of the planet with these 100% beeswax crayons from Honeysticks! Honeysticks crayons are one of the few on the market that don't incorporate any paraffin or other fillers. Their wax is a natural byproduct of honey production, so it has nearly no impact on the environment — and it smells wonderful! Plus, their unique short and chubby design makes them easy for young kids to hold but almost impossible to break. This set of 12 comes with purple, blue, black, ocher, pink, white, red, light green, dark green, orange, brown, and yellow crayons.
Make beautiful flower arrangements out of play dough with this handy set from Green Toys! Kids can create petunias, daisies, zinnias, hydrangeas, and roses using the cutters and stamps, then add fun touches using the leaf molds, butterfly cutter, and more. There are 21 pieces in this set, including three tubs of colorful dough that's made from organic flour and mineral-based colorant.
Rock and learn with this fun electronic drum kit from VTech! Four different play modes let your child drum freestyle, tap along to nine pre-set songs, or learn letters or numbers as they play. Three drums and a cymbal each play unique sounds, so she'll get hours of play experimenting with rhythm, tempo, and sound! Nine pre-set songs in a variety of musical styles are available to get her drumming away.
Create some soothing sounds and enjoy a colorful display with this friendly wooden rainmaker from HABA! This adorable multi-colored Wormy has many brilliant balls in his belly. Kids can watch the balls through the clear panels, and experiment with the tilting angle to see how the balls move differently. Its fully enclosed design makes it safe for toddlers, while HABA's quality birchwood construction ensures you'll get years of play out of this toy!
Hape's Penguin Music Wobbler is the perfect musical toy for the littlest Mighty Girls! This roly-poly penguin toy "waddles" with every bump, wobble, and spin, as the built-in bell gently tinkles away. The penguin's arms even move as it does! Kids can sit or stand with this penguin toy and play as long as they please; the moderate volume is easy on sensitive young ears. Kids will love the bright colors and fun sounds — and learn a little about cause and effect along the way.
My Giant Busy Box from Alex Toys is 6 great projects in one giant box of fun! Make dough animals, a farm collage, and sticker art. Create paper bag puppets and tissue art pictures. The set includes two plastic frames, four animal punch outs, and ten colors of dough, two peel and stick tissue art pictures, tons of tissue paper, glue, and easy instructions.
Can you make the rabbit peek out of the box? Bunny Peek-A-Boo from SmartGames is a three dimensional puzzle for preschoolers. Arrange the four blocks and the bunny to match the image you see on the progressive challenge cards. And be careful! Two cards may look similar, but it all depends on how far the bunny's ears are peeking out. Kids learn concepts like above/below, inside/outside, and more while they play with these appealing blocks and puzzles.
Fans of the original Orchard cooperative game will love this modified version that's the perfect "first" game for toddlers! In My First Orchard, one to four players work together to harvest all the colorful fruit before the raven reaches the orchard and eats it all. Roll the die and collect a fruit of the matching color; if you roll the raven, it gets one step closer to the orchard! Large, colorful wooden fruit are perfect for smaller hands and double as a play food set when game time is done.
Rescue the Arctic animals with this cooperative game from Djeco that's perfect for a toddler's first game! Four animal characters are on the ice field when the icy bridge begins to break. Your job is to get them all safely home. Roll the die and see how far you can move an animal. If you roll the piece of ice, you have to remove one of the posts under the bridge. Talk over which animal to move, or which post to take out to keep the bridge strong as long as possible. With simple rules and quick gameplay, it's an excellent introduction to cooperative games.
Experiment with how shapes make up pictures with this pattern set from Melissa & Doug! Place 30 colorful wooden tiles in place to replicate the 10 fun pictures included with the set, or play with the shapes on your own to see what you can create. Along the way you can talk about colors, shapes, and the names of objects around you. It's a creative and tactile option — part puzzle, part game — that encourages preschoolers to explore patterns and shapes. Plus, parents will love the durable wood construction that ensures she'll get years out of this toy!
Your young animal lover will have great fun with Battat's Dalmation Vet Kit. This 15 piece set includes a pet carrier, a stethoscope, a brush, a syringe, a thermometer, a bowl, a tray, a pair of tongs, a mirror, a hammer, a blood pressure meter, a pair of scissors, an ear examiner, and a pair of tweezers — and, of course, a plush Dalmatian puppy patient to tend to! When playtime is done, tuck everything in the pet carrier for easy storage. Take good care of your patients, doc!
Save the day in this terrific T-shirt with detachable cape! Inspired by Wonder Woman's iconic costume, this shirt is sure to make her feel like a superhero. It's great for everyday wear or as a dress-up piece. The durable, high-quality material ensures that she can have plenty of adventures!
Give kids a cozy place to play with this sweet tent from Little Dove! This tent is 43" square and 72" tall, just the right size for little ones. It's made of 100% natural, smooth sanded wood poles and unpainted cotton, so the neutral look will suit any child or room. Decorate it with the included feathers and star lights, or add your own touches! You can also fold and pack this tent in the carry bag for storage or fun on the go.
It's a busy day on the Green Toys farm! With a barn, a pickup truck, two farmer cows, sheep, pigs, and fences to work with, there's plenty of opportunity for pretend play. All the pieces fit inside the barn, making it perfect for easy storage or on-the-go fun. And, like all Green Toys, this set is made from 100% recycled plastic -- no BPA, phthalates, or PVC -- and comes packaged in recycled and recyclable materials.
It's a busy day at the Green Toys house! Two little mice have everything they need in this house, including a bed, a bathtub, table and chairs, and even a cheerful yellow convertible. Movable stairs can be placed anywhere on the second level, making this a flexible setup that kids will enjoy changing around. Plus, parents will love that it's made from 100% recycled plastic with no BPA, phthalates, or PVC — and it's even dishwasher safe!
Make playtime a more huggable experience with this plush playset from GUND! The My First Campout playset includes everything a young outdoor enthusiast needs to play campout. Inside the backpack carrying case, she'll find a marshmallow rattle, a crinkling "mello" pack, a campfire toy that plays the sound of a crackling fire when you squeeze it, and a canteen squeaker. All of them have embroidered features, so they're safe for the youngest kids!
Invite friends to a make-believe tea party and brew up an imaginary pot of tea with Green Toy's tea set. This 17 piece set includes tea pot with lid, sugar and cream bowls, 4 cups and saucers and 4 teaspoons. Mom and Dad will love that all Green Toys products are made in the USA with 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. It's tea time!
Learning gets a personal touch with this cuddly Violet plush from LeapFrog! Violet connects to the computer so you can personalize her with your child's name and favorite food, animal, and color. She comes with 5 pre-loaded songs, or you can add from a library of 30 more. Then, press a paw to play music, learning songs, or start fun games!
Open the door to her own little world with this easy-to-assemble cedar playhouse from Backyard Discovery! This house comes with a play kitchen, two chalkboard panels, a working doorbell, and lots more fun accessories. Panelized wall and roof pieces made from pre-cut, pre-stained, and pre-drilled lumber make this a one-day project for two adults, and parents will appreciate that it's made with real cedar.
Kids will love getting to be a train engineer with this classic figure 8 train set from BRIO! Connect your two train cars to the engine and stop at the station, cross over the bridge, and chug through the forest; then rearrange the pieces for hours of open-ended creative play. This 22 piece set is made from solid beech wood, painted with six coats of water-based lacquer for a durable and colorful finish. Plus, it's compatible with other BRIO train sets so you can combine them to create the track of her dreams!
This friendly home from Fisher-Price has plenty to teach little ones! With the activities in this playhouse, kids foster imaginative play while learning about numbers, shapes, weather, and more. Music, lights, and sounds encourage exploration for babies, and when they're toddlers ready, the play kitchen and office encourage pretend play. Three Smart Stages learning levels and four languages ensure that you'll get plenty of use out of this fun home.
Imagine yourself as a vet with this costume set from Melissa and Doug! Everything you need for your vet clinic is included, including surgical gear like a face mask and cap, vet's tools including a stethoscope with a sound effect, and a plush puppy patient. You can personalize the name take on the jacket with your vet's own name for an extra special touch! Would-be vets will get hours of fun out of this costume.
Make a nice, refreshing fruit salad with this colorful set from Learning Resources! Pineapple rings, berry clusters, kiwi slices, strawberries, and orange slices...they all nestle inside a beautiful watermelon boat. Dish some out into the bowls and enjoy! The 18 pieces in this set encourage vocabulary, and they're big enough to be safe for toddlers to play. It's a great way to model delicious, healthy eating.
Discover the perfect recipe for number learning fun with this play oven from LeapFrog! Little ones can move the number slider to learn about time and temperature, cut food into 2, 3 or 4 equal pieces to build math skills, and press the chef's hat to count and sing along to lively songs. Plus, 16 fun ingredients provide plenty of pretend-play fun for would-be bakers. Learning can be delicious!
This junior lab coat from Aeromax is the real deal! While it's perfect for pretend play as a doctor, vet, or scientist, it's also usable as a real lab coat for when messy experiments are on the agenda. This 3/4 length coat is made of a dacron/cotton blend so it's durable, lightweight, and even machine washable for when science gets messy!
It's time for some fun with Peppa Pig! In Peppa's Lights & Sounds Family Home, you can play out all sorts of day-to-day adventures. The 22" house has seven rooms on four different floors. When you step on the doormat, the living room light switches on, and when you jump in the puddle in the front yard, the Muddy Puddles song plays! The set includes articulated figures of Peppa, George, and Zoe Zebra for hours of fun pretend play.
Give babies and toddlers their own controller — one that teaches important skills and encourages hands-on activities! The Laugh & Learn video game controller from Fisher-Price offers two game modes, one for learning and one for play. Kids can move the joystick and press ABCD and number buttons to trigger songs, sounds, and phrases introducing numbers, shapes, colors, and more. A clicker disc and switch on the shoulder buttons provide even more fine motor practice!
VTech's Mix and Match-A-Saurus gets kids experimenting with combinations of emotions, dances, and characters! There are three sets of tiles that come with this dino: emotions (happy, angry, and sleepy), music (hip hop, march, ballet), and character (dinosaur, robot, monster.) Pick three and put them on Dino's back to see him act out the combination! Parents will particularly love how the emotion tiles encourage kids to understand their feelings; Angry Dino stomps, but might also say "let's practice calming down."
Let's have a fun day on the DUPLO playground! This set of 71 colorful bricks lets kids build a windmill, a working swing, slides, a bouncy car ride, and more. Two DUPLO figures, a girl and a boy, can have loads of fun, however she sets up her playground! Then, when play time is done, the packaging doubles as a handy storage box.
Keep little hands busy exploring the latches and doors on this toy from VTech! Each door on this board opens in a slightly different way, so kids can practice sliding, pressing, twisting, and unlocking — and peek at what's inside! They'll spot a family, pets, and even a birthday celebration. Plus, colorful buttons play the Alphabet song, a number song, and a playful song about the house. With a built-in handle for on-the-go play, this busy board is sure to keep her happy for hours!
Chomp, chomp — the Chomp and Count Dino from VTech is here and ready to eat some healthy treats! Feed your Dino eight different healthy snacks and get a different response to each one — or, turn on learning mode, and see if you can figure out the clues and pick the right snack. Buttons trigger sounds and phrases about shapes, numbers, and more, or spin the wheel to get some music! There are over 150 different responses for your Mighty Girl to discover as she plays.
Have some colorful counting fun with this caterpillar from Melissa and Doug! This cheerful character encourages number and color recognition as kids put the caterpillar together in number order. Then, as they get more confident, kids can also experiment with simple math -- and, of course, let their imagination soar as they incorporate the caterpillar into their pretend play games. This simple toy is sure to become a favorite.
Give the abacus a new twist with this alphabet version from Hape! The wooden pieces feature letters and numerals on one side, and words on the other. All of the pieces feature bright, colorful images to make them appealing to explore. Plus, parents will love that it's made from FSC certified maple, rubberwood, and Baltic birch and finished with child-safe inks and paints.
Kids can have jumbo-sized active learning fun with this mat from LeapFrog! As kid jump on the mat in Explore mode, they'll discover numbers, animals and instrument names; switch to Music mode and each step brings an instrument to life. Finally, Game mode challenges kids to fly, waddle, and more to reach specific numbers. This 4-foot long mat is perfect for combining active play with learning time for busy toddlers and preschoolers!
Learn about shape recognition and telling time all in one with this colorful, fun clock from Melissa and Doug! Put the number shapes into the correct slots, then move the clock's hour and minute hands and challenge yourself to identify the correct time. With more complex shapes like octagons and trapezoids, lining up the numbers gets more complicated, sneakily reinforcing number recognition as well.
Little kids love to climb — so give them a safe place to do it with this Soft Climb and Crawl Foam Playset from ECR4Kids. This indoor playground includes five foam shapes: a ramp, two blocks, a half-cylinder, and a cylinder. The dense foam structure of each lightweight piece keeps kids safe and cozy as they play, while the soft yet colorful covers are durable, easy to clean, and phthalate free. Plus, the bottoms of each piece have a non-slip surface, so you know they'll stay put as she plays. For more soft stacking fun, check out ECR4Kids' Soft Building Blocks too.
Deceptively simple and magically attractive, Bilibo's iconic shell shape and bright colors immediately appeal to children. Children find unlimited ways to play with Bilibos, using them to rock in, spin in, hide under, sit on, tote with, and peek through. Bilibo provides hours of fun, indoors and out: at home, at the park, at the beach, in water, and even on snow.
Give kids a fun way to wobble, balance, rock, and more with this balance board from Little Dove! This 33" long, gently curved board is made from natural beechwood; it's sturdy enough to hold up to lots of enthusiastic play. It can be a wobble board, a rocker, or a bridge for active play; or, you can use it as a prop tunnel, mountain, or road for imaginative play. Felt on one side adds a little stability while protecting floors. You'll be amazed at all the creative ways she'll use it!