Best Presents for 2 - 3 year olds

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    It can be difficult to find the right present, but if you’re looking for presents for your 1-2 year old, then help is here. 

    Picking the right toys is incredibly important for 2-3 year olds; at this age they are still very much exploring their new world and learning new skills.

    Here are our best present ideas for 2-3 year olds; carefully picked so that they don't break the bank:

    Prince or Princess Summer Palace Castle - from £11.50
    Prince or Princess Palace Castle - Children's Play Tent for indoor and outdoor use. A fun size of tent approx 105 x 105 x 135cm which comes in a handy carry bag for portability. ideal for holidays, beach, grandparents house etc. Prince or Princess - you choose!

    Pop-up Caterpillar Play Tunnel - from £8.99
    Children will love crawling and playing in the fun Kiddyplay Caterpillar Play Tunnel. You can easily pop-up the play tunnel anywhere, the lightweight spring steel mechanism makes it super easy to setup. A zipped carrycase is included to for easy storage. Can be used indoors or outdoors.

    Buy your Pop-up Caterpillar Play Tunnel here

    Classic Wooden Train Set - from £22.50
    Switch off the games console and go back to classic children's toys with this wooden train set. Assemble the track and push your train past beautiful scenery, over the bridge, under the tunnel and past the crossing. Comes with accessories to set the scene, including sheep, cows, trees and buildings.

    Buy your Classic Wooden Train Set here

    Strider 12 Classic Balance Bike - from £60.00
    This is the same frame and wheels that Strider are world famous for, but stripped down to the bare essentials, The bike will fit from 18 months (27cm inside leg) and raise to a 41cm inside leg. Some taller 4 yr olds may need the extension post to extend the saddle height.

    Buy your Strider 12 Classic Balance Bike here

    Tool Carrycase - from £8.99
    No. 1 Best Seller! This plastic carrycase contains all the tools a budding carpenter might need. Great for role play and dressing up, this kit delivers great play value. Each item is made from hard wearing plastic in chunky sizes and bright colours especially for small hands. Everyone will know when the builder is at work with the satisfying sound of sawing from the handsaw with moving parts. Just make sure you have the tea ready!

    Buy your Tool Carrycase here

    Casdon Morphy Richards Kitchen Set - from £10.90
    Little ones adore role play and pretending that they are doing jobs around the house – just like the grown-ups! This Morphy Richards Kitchen Set has been specially designed to be true to life, right down to the last detail, so your little cook will really feel part of your world while developing essential life skills.

    Buy your Casdon Morphy Richards Kitchen Set here

    Aquadoodle Classic Colour

    Aquadoodle Classic Colour Drawing Toy - from £15.75
    Classic Colour from Aquadoodle brings four contrasting corners together on the one mat for hours of magical drawing fun and creativity – but with no mess to spoil the party! Simply fill the Aquadoodle pen with ordinary tap water, run the nib over the magic mat and see the colours appear! 

    Buy your Aquadoodle Classic Colour Drawing Toy here

    Shapes and Colours- from £7.29
    The Shapes and colours game encourages children to learn about colour and shape recognition. The game allows a wide variety of matching combinations. Simply attach the play board to the activity mat and complete the pictures using the correct pieces. To advance the level of play, use the activity mat to create your own pictures.

    Buy your Shapes and Colours here

    Corolle Bath Girl - from £34.50
    Specially designed for bath time play, Mon Premier Bath Girl is soft and posable and so light that she floats in water and dries quickly for fun out of the tub as well! Calin Grenadine has beautiful blue sleeping eyes, stands at 30 cm / 12 inches tall, and has a wide selection of accessories specially sized for Mon Premier Bébé Bath.

    Buy your Corolle Bath Girl here

    WOW Susie Submarine - from £6.99
    Susie is one of four WOW toys friends, his wind up body let him travel for miles and he can be fully submerged. Why not take a look at Freddie, Sally and Sammy too. Suitable for 1-5 years.

    Buy your WOW Susie Submarine here

    Melissa & Doug Wooden Bear Family Dress-up Puzzle - from £8.00
    The Bear Family may be friendly but they haven’t got a clue when it comes to fashion! This super wooden puzzle set includes 45 pieces which toddlers can mix and match to create new looks for each bear. Assemble Mama, Papa and Baby Bear, dress them up and even change their expressions for hours of imaginative fun.

    Buy your Melissa & Doug Wooden Bear Family Dress-up Puzzle here

    Fiesta My Calendar Magnetic - from £10.99
    A magnetic calendar to let you keep track of the date, you can also show what the weather is doing when you look out the window in the morning and see if it changes each day. Great for observing the changing seasons and weather, whilst also learning about the changing date.

    Buy your Fiesta My Calendar Magnetic here

    Looking for the best gifts for other aged children? Why not take a look at;

    Best Gifts for Babies and Toddlers up to 12 Months
    Best Gifts for 1 - 2 year olds
    Best Gifts for 3 - 5 year olds

    Our favourite websites for more present ideas include;

    Adventure Toys - fabulous indoor and outdoor activity toys.
    Lucy's Toy Box - beautiful toys, games, puzzles and lots more.
    Strider Bikes - fabulous balance bikes & pedal bikes for ages 18 months+.
    Teeny Beanies - handmade soft toys, bean bags and accessories.
    Tickle My Senses - fun sensory & educational toys for 0-5 year olds.
    Tractor Ted - wooden & other Tractor Ted themed toys.
    Win Green - quality children's indoor playhouses, tents and wigwams.
    WOW Toys - durable, battery-free toddler toys full of love and cuteness.
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