Step 2 Whisper Ride on Push Car
Radio Flyer All-Terrain Pathfinder Wagon
John Deere Sandbox Vehicle
Keeping a curious and active two-year-old entertained and engaged is no easy feat! It’s a fun age where they become more keen to explore their surroundings and will be searching for more fun and stimulation as their curious and creative side kicks into overdrive. It’s a great age to instill a lifelong love of learning through buying them toys that engage them on a creative, emotional, fun as well as educational level. We have some fantastic gift recommendations in our guide today that even the most discerning of parents will appreciate. So let’s take a look at the Best Toys for 2-year old Boys all designed to encourage happy and healthy creative play and child development.
The Best Toy & Gift for 2 Year Old Boys
This is the perfect way to start off our Best Toys for 2-year old Boys review, and we can’t think of a better way of getting around with your toddler. This fun Whisper Ride Buggy II certainly looks the part with its honking horn, adjustable steering wheel, and a safety seat belt. There’s even a dashboard feature where you can store either dual cups (one for your little boy and one for you) or maybe some snacks and a toy. The wheels are quiet and smoothly glide along, and there is a convenient handle for pulling the car which stores away when not in use. It’s cute, sleek and offers a smooth ride and can hold up to 50lbs of weight.
Cup holders available
Horn provided on the steering wheel
- Weight17 pounds
We love this Little Tikes truck and think it would make any little two-year-old boy very happy given as gifts. It’s so realistic and even better still for you as a parent, it very cleverly features a removable floorboard so that I can accommodating a growing toddler too. It’s in the distinctive styling of a truck and even had a front grill and over-sized off-road tires. The front door open and closes so your toddler can practice getting in and out plus there is an opening gas cap, a realistic looking moveable steering wheel and a fully honking horn which you just know they are going to love sounding. Every second of the day! Be warned! This is going to deliver hours of fun and enjoyment. It’s a fun ride that either the parent or your two-year-old can control and has a weight limit of 50lbs.
Convenient handle for adults
Synonymous to a real truck
- BrandLittle Tikes
- Weight25 pounds
A bright and colorful, this lightning fast and fun car can be driven forwards or left reversed. Just press a button, and the car comes to life, playing music while the headlights flash and blink. There’s also a playful honking horn that your little boy is sure to love. It helps to develop sound discrimination skills, finger flexibility as well as recognition of colors. Holy Stone RC Cartoon Race Car even comes with a cute removable car race driver which will give your 2-year old hours of fun playtime. It’s a great introduction to remote control cars and will make a wonderful gift for a 2-year old boy.
- BrandHoly Stone
- Weight14.1 ounces
You can always rely on Fisher-Price to come up fun, inventive and imaginative toys for kids and their range will be featured this year on many a Christmas and Birthday list. Little People Caring for Animals Farm is a wonderful set that will teach your 2-year old toddler how to care for other people and to discover simple cause and effect functions. They need to feed the chickens, tuck in the horse with its special soft blanket and help to hatch the chicks. They will learn lots of new phrases and songs and through using the Discovery button also access animals sounds and be able to switch on lights and open the stall doors. It’s a delightful feel-good and colorful set which will help your little one to discover just how good it feels to take care of another.
Farmer Jed toy figure included
Horse, chicken, pig and cow figures included on the farm
Action buttons included
- Weight4 pounds
Duplo from Lego has to be one of the ultimate gifts for 2-year old boys and one that they are sure to get hours of fun out of. This is an easy building for little hands and promotes early counting skills, the use of imagination and improves their fine motor skills too. With this particular creative kit, there are lots of fun pieces to play with including numbers bricks, a dog and boy figure, window pieces for building a house, a buildable wagon with wheels that actually turn and their own Duplo mini figure. Parents will love it too as it all comes in a fantastic storage box so cleaning up after the play is easy too!
A boy and dog figure toy included
LEGO wheels provided
LEGO window set
- Weight2.2 pounds
You can always trust VTech to come up with the goods, and this Smart Wheels Garage is full of fun and colorful, interactive features that will deliver hours of creative play. Park, play and explore with this Deluxe version garage and learn the rules of the road as well as building listening and fine motor skills. There are fun sing-along songs and sound effects, a tow truck that can be loaded onto a moving elevator and a helicopter pad. There are also seven pieces of car track that your child can build into a fun road for their cars.
Contains songs and playlists
One vehicle included
- Weight6.44 pounds
Your two-year-old can pretend that he’s like his Dad with this Little Tikes Gas n Go Mower that is a push style mower with lots of fab and fun, interactive features. It’s entirely mechanical, so no batteries required which is always a bonus on Christmas morning! Talking of which this really would make an awesome gift for a two-year-old boy. There’s a pull cord which makes an engine sound as well as a removable gas can so that your kids can open it up and pretend to refill the lawn mower. As they push it across the yard or grass, the colorful beads pop to the top plus there are plenty of clicking buttons on board to play with.
Bright and fun colors
A detailed look of a lawnmower
Light and convenient
- BrandLittle Tikes
- Weight3.2 pounds
Apparently, this Building Bath Pipe Set can be found in the bathroom of Khloe Kardashian! Obviously, post having a child! Plumbers beware, leaking pipes have never been so much fun! Bath-times can be boring but not anymore with this series of interchangeable and colorful pipes to play with. They conveniently suction to the side of the bath or a wall, opening up a world of water scooping and pouring action. Use individually or link together in a chain for even more toddler tub time adventure. One of the better gifts for children who love the water.
Multiple colors and shapes
Easy to clean
Easy to use
Easy flow process
- Weight7 ounces
VTech always comes up with the goods, and this interactive Touch and Learn Activity Desk is an excellent learning as well as fun play system. In its learning desk function, there are over 200 touch and learn spots to explore with up to 4 educational modes on each card. Lift the desktop to reveal a chalkboard for authentic school style play. Attach paper with the clip provided to turn your chalkboard into a painting easel. As well as all that there’s also a music player, toy phone, light up display that shows your child how to write letters and numbers and internal storage system too.
Activity pages for learning
A slide-up chalkboard
Learning toy phone
Music player included
- Weight8.05 pounds
If you’d like to give classic gifts to a two-year-old boy but with an eco-twist then this is the perfect toy. While also being a practical and innovative way for your toddler to learn gross as well as fine motor skills, it’s fun and interesting and will encourage your child to learn about the safe dumping of rubbish and importance of a clean environment. It’s a sturdy and robust, 100% USA made product that is actually made from recycled milk jugs and has so far won some pretty outstanding accolades and industry awards. With its chunky treaded wheels and the wide deep dumper that tilts back and forth, there are hours of fun to be had playing with the Green Toys Dump Truck.
For indoors and outdoors
- BrandGreen Toys
- Weight1.5 pounds
Part of the Little People collection from Fisher-Price this Noah’s Ark toy set makes the perfect gift for a two-year-old and includes pairs of animals which can all be stored inside the Ark itself along with a small plastic version of Noah himself. You get two each of the popular animals; zebra, elephant, giraffe, and lion with more animals available to purchase separately to add to the collection. It doesn’t make any noise unlike lots of the products on this review, so this is all about quiet and creative play, not an assault on the senses! It’s colorful, easy to clean and the animals are durable.
Role play the classic story of the flood with Noah, the Ark, and his animals
Removable Ark deck for playing inside which also double up as storage when not in use
Noah figure included along with 2 elephants, lions, zebras and giraffes
Have fun playing with the animals, mixing, matching, counting and sorting them
Toddlers can pretend they are one of the animals or Noah himself
- Weight2.5 pounds
The two pack of John Deere Sandbox Vehicle are perfect for sandbox play. With movable, functioning parts, your two-year-old boy will have hours of fun working the dump bed and the front-loaded and learning about movement. Produced by Tomy and licensed by John Deere you get a Dump truck as well as a Classic Tractor They’re made from durable, safe plastic and are a perfect size and shape for little hands to maneuver.
The perfect toys for sandbox play
Features 2 John Deere branded vehicles; a dump truck and a tractor
Constructed from durable plastic with fully functioning parts
Feature free rolling wheels
Truck has working dump bed and tractor working front loader
- Weight12.8 ounces
This colorful Mag Genius building set is Award-winning and features a collection of 60 pieces of clear colored 3D style magnetic tile blocks that can be creatively used for all kinds of fun building projects. Let your toddler’s imagination come to life as they construct 3D buildings with these blocks that are guaranteed never to break. This is a great gift idea as it’s not only fun and creative but will develop vital skills such as color matching and common sense too as they link together the geometric tiles in architectural designs.
3D building tiles that are guaranteed never to break
Hands-on creative play with these colorful, award-winning building blocks
60 pieces of clear colored magnetic tile blocks included in the set
Hours of imaginative play developing architectural designs
Perfect for little hands for parent or sibling bonding as you construct together
- Weight3.75 pounds
What is it that they say? A Strider is for life, not just for Christmas! Maybe not quite but the Strider Balance Bike has been designed to grow with your child with height adjustable seat and handlebars. The 12 Sport from Strider is a year-round toy that will always deliver fun and can be used with or without the training wheels so you can get your little boy started out at an early age loving the thrill of cycling. It comes in a range of attractive colors, and some upgrades can be added in the future. It really is a lean and means durable machine, and a real alternative to the ride on’s that will develop their cycling confidence but also take them to the next level once they have their independence and are ready to freewheel. If we were a two-year-old boy, this would undoubtedly be on top of our Santa list this year!
Can be ridden with or without the training wheels
Seat and handlebars are fully height adjustable
Handlebars feature secure mini grips
Foot brakes and heavy duty tire upgrades available
Lightweight, efficient and all-terrain bike builds balance, coordination, and confidence
- Weight6.7 pounds
They’ve no doubt seen Mom and Dad on their tablet so why not encourage them to creatively play by giving your two-year-old their very own Little Apps Tablet which is packed with fun and educational features. This interactive kids learning tablet introduces them to their first words, letters, and numbers and there are 4 fun learning games as well as 8 different learning activities that have progressive levels. It’s durably constructed and has a fun and friendly accessible design with a built-in piano keyboard as well as a volume control. There are vivid animations, sound effects and also a color changing screen. Kids of all ages will just love it.
Features 12 learning activities with progressive learning levels
Interact with Cody the Smart Cub
Activities include a piano, camera, calendar and more
Pretend tablet has color changing light up screen
A-Z style keyboard with chunky buttons and piano keys
Introduction to letters, words, music and basic math
- Weight15.5 ounces
It’s true that little ones quite literally want to get their hands on and into everything and with this Drill and Learn Toolbox they can safely do just that. It’s a great gift idea and opens up a whole new world of role-play activity for your toddler as he learns how to ”fix” things around the home with working toy drill, fix-it tray, hammer, and nails, screws and wrench all included. There are light up buttons on the toolbox that make fun sounds as well as mechanical clicking sounds. Not only that but it also teaches them about colors and numbers too.
Super durable and colorful kit that will deliver hours of fun playtime
Features a working drill with spinning gears
Light up buttons reveal fun songs to aid learning skills
Double-sided instruction card teach kids about colors and numbers
Toddler-friendly toolbox packed with fun tools and accessories
- Weight1.79 pounds
Just what you probably always wanted but weren’t lucky enough to have! Your very own drum set! So what better gift to give your own two-year-old boy than their very own first electric drum kit that comes with 2 drumsticks and 4 different modes of play. Learn to rock out play freestyle or follow one of the nine pre-set melodies as your two-year-old gets to grips with fun sounds and learning all about music. VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set has a light up drum pad and a cymbal, and before you ask, yes, it does feature a parent-friendly feature. There’s an automatic shut-off to preserve the battery life when not in use and volume control for quieter playtime. With the follow me lights, your child will also quickly learn about numbers and letters too.
Features three drum pads and a cymbal
9 distinct melodies across all types of music genre including dance, pop, and rock
Drum kit has 4 different modes of play and a fun LED light
Comes with two drumsticks for realistic play
Additionally learn all about numbers and letters too
- Weight1.51 pounds
Lego Duplo is the ideal creative and fun present to give to a two-year-old boy to fire up their imagination and get them thinking about real life scenarios. In this case, that’s all about how a real-life farm works. In Lego Duplo Farm Adventures, you can get involved too and explore stories together based on favorite farmyard animals. You get a sheep, cow, goat, rooster and a rabbit as well as the Farmer and his two children. Their farmhouse comes complete with a toilet, and there is also a tractor, picnic bench and also a slide to play with. It’s a great way to develop hand to eye coordination and develop imagination through creative and constructive exploratory play.
3 Lego Duplo figures and 5 Animals to play with
Features a farmhouse complete an upstairs bedroom and toilet
Build a barn with bell and string function to make it go up and down
Lots of fun accessories to play with including hay brick and pitchfork
Duplo products are specially designed to be fun and easy for little hands
- Weight3.77 pounds
My Town Family House is another great kit from Duplo that will develop young skills while delivering endless opportunities for play in this easy to build a family house. Toddlers can practice and play out routines like getting ready in the morning, preparing and eating a meal, washing the car. There are a Mom and Dad and kid character to play with and a three-story modular house which has a kitchen, bathroom and also a bedroom with accessories including shelves, dormer windows and even an opening mirror cabinet in the bathroom.
Easy to build three-level modular house and car set
Includes 3 Lego Duplo characters including a Mom, Dad, and Child
When fully constructed the house measures 11” x 14” x 3
69 pieces in total are included in the kit
Designed to develop early construction skills
Young toddlers will have so much fun with these colorful and creative play centers that are beautifully constructed out of wood and make wonderful decorative additions to any playroom, bedroom or nursery. Designed with four distinct quadrants to explore and play with encouraging your child’s creativity and imagination to go wild as they spin dials and move shapes exploring Manhattan Toy Tree Activity Center.
Designed to capture the imagination with full colors and hands-on gadgets
Made from solid wood construction
Fun to play with but also a great decorative addition to a nursery
Bead gliders encourage reaching and grasping skills
Stands at 22.5” high and 18” wide
- BrandManhattan Toy
- Weight10.63 pounds
Who doesn’t love building and taking things apart? It’s so much fun, and with Think Gizmos Build Your Own Car Kit that features over 30 parts, your child can have a go at building their own bright yellow and blue racing car that comes with realistic lights and sounds. Everything your toddler needs is included in this kit that will improve their cognitive skills and fine motor skills, including a fun red drill set.
Comes with 30 parts including spares
Engine battery, toy drill and batteries are all included
Complete with realistic car sounds and lights
Improve your child’s fine motor skill through construction and concentration
Final constructed car measures 7.5” x 3.5” x 2.5.”
- BrandThink Gizmos
- Weight1.27 pounds
Dig, shovel, tip your rubble, load up and unload and move the rotating cabin. There is so much fun to be had with this Lego Duplo Town Truck & Tracked Excavator set that features both a Truck and an Excavator along with two drivers. Your two-year-old will learn how to construct and to bend and flex the special posable arm system so they can have fun scooping bricks all day long. It’s fun and interactive play, perfectly safe for little hands and delivers double the digging activity.
Fun truck with tipping function, rotating cabin, large shovel, and posable arm
Includes a roadwork sign and shovel accessory to play with
Comes with 2 construction worker Duplo figures wearing their safety helmets
Fantastic gift idea for a 2-year old boy
Comes with an Excavator truck as well as Tipping truck
- Weight1.45 pounds
Lego Duplo Spider-Man Spider Truck Adventure is a fabulous gift idea for any lucky little two-year-old boy in your life. Let their imaginations run wild as they get to build and re-build Spider Man’s amazing Spider Truck and play with their own Spider-Man and Green Goblin figures. It’s action-packed and specially designed to be fun and easy for little hands to operate. There’s even a jail cell where they can lock up the thieving Green Goblin once he’s been successfully caught. Just watch out for those flying pumpkins.
Build a Spider Man’s truck complete with windows that open
Features an on-board jail cell as well as a buildable office
Accessories include a turning radar dish, antenna, and chair
Comes with two Duplo figures, Spider-Man, and the Green Goblin
Compatible with all other Duplo construction sets for extended play
- Weight1.49 pounds
Designed to deliver a smooth and comfortable ride with its all-terrain air tires, the Pathfinder Wagon can accommodate two passengers and comes with an extra long handle so that a parent can easily pull it along that conveniently folds and stores away. There are seatbelts for your child’s added safety, and the seats fold up and down to create two wagons in one. It’s a fun way for you and your toddler to get around and there’s even room for an extra sibling or friend to come on board too.
Air tires for a smooth ride
Seatbelts included for additional safety
2 fold up and down seats
4 child cup holders for easy access to drinks and snacks
Pull along parental design
- BrandRadio Flyer
- Weight25 pounds
Air Fort Inflatable is such a great gift idea and perfect for taking with you for overnight trips and sleepovers. The kids’ style fort literally inflates in 30 seconds with any fan and couldn’t be easier to set up or take back down again. It fits into a tiny, portable carry bag but when inflated is 4 ft tall and 6.5ft wide so plenty of room inside for your two-year-old and his friends or other siblings. Encourages endless hours of imaginative and fun creative play.
Inflates in under 30 seconds and is 77” wide by 50” tall
The perfect inflatable for parties and sleepovers
Large and roomy enough to incorporate all your kid’s friends
Made from lightweight and breathable fabric that packs down into a matching carry bag
Features a viewing window and internal mesh divider
- BrandAir Fort
- Weight1.5 pounds
A super sleek boys toy racer that has a sturdy design with no metal axels. Playing with this classic eco-friendly car will develop your two-year-olds gross and fine motor skills. Green Toys Race Car is suitable for both indoors and outdoors play and can even be cleaned in the dishwasher!
Get ready to roll with this recyclable race car
Ultra-design has no metal axles
Cool hot rod style car that is environmentally friendly
Made entirely from plastic milk containers
Available in blue, red or pink
- BrandGreen Toys
- Weight3.84 ounces
This fun count and match egg set is an excellent introduction to colors and numbers and brings the foundation of future learning but in a fun and engaging way. The 12 uniquely colored eggs split in two to reveal a unique color and number which can be slotted into a combination or pegs and holes. KidzlaneColor Matching Egg Set is complete with a bright yellow carry case so that your toddler’s eggs can be safely stored and this who toy taken with you wherever you go for on the spot fun and continued learning, even away from home.
Learn how to count sort and match with colored and numbered eggs
Bright and interactive design encourage hand dexterity and color recognition skills
Durable and built to last in quality child safe materials
Smooth egg-shaped design perfect for little hands; click together and pull apart design
Carry case included for convenient and secure storage
- Weight1.34 pounds
Fancy starting your toddler out with a competitive sports edge and getting them prepared for being the pre-school baseball or softball champion? Then this Little Tikes T-Ball Set is just the thing with its oversized bat and ball that making aiming and hitting easy. It’s a great toy that they can either play with by themselves or with others and helps to develop hand to eye coordination as well as encouraging advancement and progression.
Adjustable height T that can be adapted as a child’s skill develops and improves
Unique “hang to the wall” design means it’s convenient to store
Comes with three accessories; oversized bat, 5 oversize baseballs and tee
Lightweight and safe to use
Perfect for developing motor skills and coordination
- BrandLittle Tikes
- Weight2.6 pounds
Similar to the Race Car from Holy Stone which we earlier reviewed, Remote Control Dump Truck is a honking, flashing, music playing remote-controlled dump truck that will deliver endless hours of fun and creative play. Again, the car driver is removable, so there is an additional element for your toddler to actively play with. It’s fast and fabulous fun as your little one learns how to drive like a pro, operating the forward and reverse functions.
Lightning Fast cartoon character car for toddlers
Features two channels to move forward and reverse left
Complete with honking horn sounds and radio music
Removable racing driver toy figure
Has flashing style headlights
- BrandHoly Stone
- Weight1.32 pounds
As a two-year-old, there’s nothing better than pretending you’re a fireman. You can scoot around, save kittens from trees, and be hailed as the hero of the house. That’s why the Lil’ Rider Store Fire Truck Ride-on Toy is perfect for your kid. It’s super easy to drive, featuring a handlebar that controls the front three wheels (it has three for added stability). The wheels are smooth and will work on any flat and smooth surface, without marking the floor. And, it’s adorned with Fire Department stickers so they feel like the real deal.
Three front wheels for stability
Fire Department decals
Max weight -150lbs
- BrandLil’ Rider
- Weight9.36 pounds
It won’t be long before your kid is riding around on a bike, with no stabilizers to keep them upright. In the meantime, the 67i Kids Tricycle is the perfect way for them to get used to riding. It has a super simple design that is purely about build-quality and fun, unlike a lot of kid’s toys that use bright colors and gimmicks to sell. The most impressive thing about this tricycle is the 3-in-1 design. You can move the seat up to make it more like a bicycle or move the wheels together and turn it into a balance bike mode. This allows kids to grow with the toy and test themselves as they get more confidence.
Three riding modes (tricycle, push-bike, and balance bike)
Adjustable seat and handlebars
Carbon steel frame
Max weight – 55 pounds
Available in three colors
- Weight8.2 pounds
On a hot day, kids don’t want to be stuck indoors playing computer games. They want to be outside, splashing around, and having fun. The Homech Sprinkler for Kids is going to be the favorite toy in the home when the sun comes out, especially if you don’t have a pool at home. Just hook it up to your garden hose (using the provided connector) and the 68” splash pad becomes a sprinkler fountain, shooting jets more than 1 meter high. It’s made out of PVC materials that are 35% thicker than other inflatable toys, which means this toy will stand the test of time.
Hose connector provided
Shoot jets more than 1 meter high
- Weight3.69 pounds
2-Year-Old Boys Toy Buying Guide & FAQ
Toys aren’t just about mindlessly entertaining your kids, especially at such a critical stage in their development as being a two-year-old is. The toys they play with should, of course, be fun but you should also try to choose ones that enrich and engage them too, and that will actually help them to learn some vital life skills. Boys are curious and creative and can also have a tendency to play rough too so make sure that the toys you spend money on have been carefully constructed to be durable and to deliver real and tangible benefits and early developmental skills. The right toys will not only hold their attention but have them enraptured and amused for hours.
Factors to Consider When Buying The Best Toys & Gifts for 2-Year-Old Boys
Toddlers learn fast, and every day they seem to be more curious and creative, exploring their environment more and amazing you with what they can do and say. These formative years can really set the tone for their subsequent school years so it’s important to choose toys carefully that are suitable for the age that they are at and which will encourage the development of the vital skills that can be transferred into for their real lives. Toys should be colorful and exciting, hard wearing and durable and above all else, stimulate their curiosity and keep them actively engaged.
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