26 Christmas Gifts for Toddlers That'll Provide Hours of Entertainment

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Amazon Name Puzzle
Amazon

When it comes to shopping for toddlers, chances are they already have a pile of plastic toys sitting around. And we're willing to bet after the initial excitement, they don't spark joy like they once did. Thus began our search for unique and useful Christmas gifts for toddlers. We're breaking down the best toys and gifts for toddlers for you to invest in this Christmas that are guaranteed to provide fun and entertainment long after it's unwrapped. Whether you're looking for the best Christmas gift for toddler girls, for toddler boys, or a gender-neutral option that will work for any tiny tot, there's sure to be a perfect present on this list. There are also gifts in a wide range of price points, so you'll be able to wrap up a great Christmas gift for every toddler you're shopping for, starting at less than $10.

Rock Balance Blocks

Rock Balance Blocks
Amazon

BUY IT: $25.99; amazon.com

Loved by preschool teachers, these rock balance blocks are a new take on the classic toy that provide a new way to build.

Anywhere Chair

Personalized Kids Chair
potterybarnkids.com

BUY IT: $115; potterybarnkids.com

The Anywhere Chair is perfect for family movie night. Your toddler will love having their own designated spot to sit, and you'll love that the cover is machine washable.

South Bend Woodworks Kids Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle

Personalized Name Puzzle
Amazon

BUY IT: $24.99; amazon.com

Personalize this wooden puzzle with up to 12 characters. Plus, you can choose from five color palettes in primary or pastel colors.

Rainbow Block Wagon

Rainbow Block Wagon
Anthropologie

BUY IT: $118; anthropologie.com

The fun of a wagon and blocks come together in one pretty, rainbow set. Recommended for ages 18 months and up.

Outer Space Floor Puzzle

Outer Space Floor Puzzle
Amazon

BUY IT: $18; amazon.com

Puzzles are way more fun when oversized and meant for the floor. In addition to Outer Space, there is also a Mermaid Friends puzzle as well as an Our World version.

Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk
walmart.com

BUY IT: $7.48; walmart.com

The best gifts don't need to pack a big price ticket. Play is endless with a driveway and a 64-pack of washable sidewalk chalk.

KidKraft Wooden Farm to Table Play Kitchen

Kidcraft Play Kitchen
Amazon

BUY IT: $184.99; amazon.com

Imaginative play in their very own kitchen will provide entertainment for hours. Included window boxes and veggies will help simulate garden-to-plate cooking at an early age. For ages 3 and up.

Critter Robes

Pottery Barn Critter Robe
Pottery Barn

BUY IT: $49.50; potterybarnkids.com

Just as fun as they are practical, critter robes will help them look forward to bath time every day.

Magna Tiles

Magna Tiles
target.com

BUY IT: $59.99, target.com

We guarantee your little one will love building towers for years. And you can easily add to the collection as their skills develop.

Plush Campfire Set

Plush Campfire Set
Crate & Barrel

BUY IT: $79; crateandbarrel.com

You don't need a toy that lights up and sings for hours of fun. This set will allow them to build a campfire anywhere at any time.

Garden Wheelbarrow Set

Garden Wheelbarrow Set
nordstrom.com

BUY IT: $79.99; nordstrom.com

Spark their interest in gardening this winter, and they'll be ready to get their hands dirty with the real thing come spring.

Micro Kickboard

Micro Kickboard
target.com

BUY IT: $79.99; target.com

Be sure to gift something that gets your kiddo outside this holiday season. It comes in eight color options.

10" Drawing Tablet

10” Drawing Tablet
amazon.com

BUY IT: $28.99; amazon.com

Swap the iPad for this drawing pad to encourage creativity.

Wooden Toy Work Bench

Wooden Toy Work Bench
crateandbarrel.com

BUY IT: $139; crateandbarrel.com

From 1 to 5-years-old, this is a gift that will be used for years.

Gooselings Toddler Pillow

Gooselings Toddler Pillow

BUY IT: $35; gooselings.com

This 12- by 18-inch pillow is just their size. Sateen-weave cotton gives it a soft finish while the world's fluffiest down makes it breathable and lightweight.

Pony Cycle

Pony Cycle
Amazon

BUY IT: $289; amazon.com

Great on hardwood floors or outside. All we can say is you'll wish there was an adult version.

Jumbo Coloring Pad

Jumbo Coloring Pad
target.com

BUY IT: $12.89; target.com

There's something so satisfying about coloring. When your little one asks you to play, we guarantee you won't mind picking up some crayons.

Mini Piano

Mini Piano
walmart.com

BUY IT: $84.99; walmart.com

You never know. You just may be raising the next Beethoven.

Zingo

Zingo Toddler Board Game
amazon.com

BUY IT: $21.99; amazon.com

Don't underestimate the power of a game underneath the tree Christmas morning. Zingo is a preschool favorite.

Blanket

Children's Blanket
etsy.com

BUY IT: $89; etsy.com

With so many options, you can create a personalized blanket they'll want sneak into their car come time to head off to college.

Toddler Scavenger Hunt

Toddler Scavenger Hunt
amazon.com

BUY IT: $12.99; amazon.com

Activities are often greater than the flashiest of toys. Leave this on the kitchen table and grab it often for a quick game!

Shopping Cart

Toy Shopping Cart
potterybarnkids.com

BUY IT: $89; potterybarnkids.com

We don't know what it is – but having something to push around and fill up is what kid dreams are made of.

Nativity Set

Nativity Set
target.com

BUY IT: $23.49; target.com

Let's not forget the reason for the season. Break this set out every year for play and education.

Little Brother Mouse In A Suitcase

Little Brother Mouse In A Suitcase
Anthropologie

BUY IT: $27; anthropologie.com

We've noticed a trend in having little bags, boxes, or suitcases that can fit their tiniest friends being a big hit.

STEM Crate

STEM KiwiCo Crate
KiwiCo

BUY IT: $16.95/month, kiwico.com

It's the gift that keeps on giving! Something fun to look forward to every month and a great learning tool for you to work through as a family.

Little Adventure Dresses

Princess Dress
Little Adventures

BUY IT: Starting at $38.99; littleadventures.com

For the little princess that can't do "scratchy" or "itchy". These dresses are soft enough to sleep in and wash up great.

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