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30 Best Toys for 2-Year-Old Boys

Updated 17 September 2021

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Author avatar Daniel Booth

Daniel is our primary content producer here at TheToyZone. He is a big kid at heart and a self-confessed geek. His mission is to find toys that kids will treasure.

2-year-old boys are an active bunch. They like to crash around with zero worries for consequences, bumps and bruises, or broken valuables. That’s why they’re so much fun and utterly terrifying to parents.

It’s also why their toys are generally totally amazing.

We’ve picked out the 30 best toys for this age group, from tricycles to play tunnels and from slides to remote control tractors. So whether you’re buying for a boy who loves playing with Superman DUPLO or banging on the bongo drums, there’s something for him here.

2-year-olds might not care about hurting themselves, but we certainly do, so we’ve eliminated all of the fake online reviews to ensure that you can trust our recommendations, which have all come from real families, are for safe and reliable toys that they’ll love.

1 XIAPIA 3 in 1 Kids Tricycles

 XIAPIA 3 in 1 Kids Tricycles

This 3 in 1 Kids Tricycle is the perfect introductory cycle for growing toddlers because it grows alongside them. Small enough for 2-year olds but strong enough for heavier 4-year olds, this tricycle will follow your toddler as their cycling skills develop. Of note, the tricycle is constructed with removable pedals so it acts as a balance bike; balancing is the first, commonly overlooked step, in teaching young children to ride. What’s more, this tricycle has removable training wheels, an adjustable seat, and non-slip handlebars. Finally, the shock-absorbing body, sturdy foam wheels, and cushioned seat all make for a safe and comfortable ride.

What we love

  • This tricycle is available in two different colors
  • The wheels are suitable for indoor and outdoor riding

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The turning radius isn’t great so keep your toddler on the straight and narrow (literally)

2Step2 Whisper Ride Cruiser Ride-On Toy (Amazon Exclusive)

Step2 Whisper Ride Cruiser Ride-On Toy (Amazon Exclusive)

Toddlers love the thrill of a great ride-on toy while parents love a cute aesthetic; this toy delivers on both fronts. Designed to look like a convertible sports car, this Ferrari-red ride-on will have your little boy cruising in style. Equipped with a non-functional steering wheel, your guy will feel enormous pride in thinking he’s in control of his “car’s” destination. However, the ride-on is truly operated by a long handle that mom and dad steer the little ones with. Outfitted with two cup holders, this ride-on even has realistic car amenities!

What we love

  • The cruiser has ample under-seat storage for snacks and toys
  • The innovative “whisper wheels” eliminate obnoxious road noises

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish it was a two-seater that could fit a pal or sibling

3Schylling ABC Big Blocks

Schylling ABC Big Blocks

This classic 48-piece block set features colorful wooden blocks depicting the letters of the alphabet. Your little guy will love stacking, sorting, and building with the bright blocks as they gain familiarity and sight recognition of the letters. Each block measures 1.75 inches, making them great for little hands and developing gross motor skills. Painted with long-lasting, non-toxic paints, the blocks will not only stand the test of time but also keep your child safe as well. Packaged in a beautifully crafted wooden box with a lid, the blocks come with built-in storage.

What we love

  • Parents can help teach their child words by spelling out words with the blocks
  • Each block depicts six different letters

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish a side or two of each cube depicted an image that corresponds to the letter(s)

4LEGO DUPLO Brand Disney Minnie Mouse Bow-Tique 10844

LEGO DUPLO Brand Disney Minnie Mouse Bow-Tique 10844

Is your little boy a huge Minnie Mouse fan? If so, this adorable, buildable toy is perfect for him. LEGO Duplo sets are essentially age-appropriate, big building blocks for toddlers. This Minnie Mouse-themed set allows your little guy to construct Minnie’s famous bow shop. Upon its completion, your child will love reenacting show scenes or creating new, imaginative ones. The set includes Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Cuckoo Loca mini-figures that are great muses for your guy’s imaginings. Finally, the set also includes a replica of Minnie’s iconic cash register, her bedroom and bed, and a patio set for lunch with Daisy.

What we love

  • This toy helps children develop fine motor skills
  • The blocks can be built in unique ways which encourage creative thinking

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the blocks came with a storage bag or box

5A Collection of Stories for 2 Year Olds

A Collection of Stories for 2 Year Olds

If you’re in the market for new reading material for your little guy, look no further. This brilliant hardcover is a collection of favorite children’s stories like “Humpty Dumpty,” “The Three Little Pigs,” “Goldilocks,” and “This Little Piggy.” The gorgeous, eye-catching illustrations will draw in little readers and adults alike. There are 17 classic stories, fairy tales, and rhymes included in the book; all are short and sweet with accompanying, whimsical illustrations. With nearly 100 pages of stories, you’ll come back to this book over and over again. Your little one will drift off into the settings of their stories as they snuggle up to mommy or daddy for storytime.

What we love

  • Additional books for 3, 4, and 5-year-olds are available for purchase
  • These beautiful books make great gifts or additions to your child’s library

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The pages are thin so keep the book out of an unsupervised toddler’s reach

6Hape Ducky Push Pal

Hape Ducky Push Pal

This is an adorable toy for toddling little ones. With a gentle push or pull from your little boy, the yellow ducky will waddle on its webbed feet and flap its wooden wings along with your child. The rubber wheels will glide easily and quietly across your floors without leaving pesky marks. Weighing just over seven ounces, this toy is light enough for toddlers to maneuver easily. Made with non-toxic materials that are sure to keep your child safe, you can feel confident in buying this cheerful toy. With the help of this fun ducky, your child will love learning about and exploring the world around him.

What we love

  • This toy encourages hand-eye coordination and balance
  • The manufacturer sells a red-bird push along that makes a nice pal for Ducky

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the end of the push stick had a handle

7WEDANTA Foldable Activity Climber

WEDANTA Foldable Activity Climber

This clever toy is the perfect addition to your little climber’s playroom. The laddered triangle structure and adjoining slide provide your toddler with endless opportunities for active play. The reversible slide also doubles as an additional climbing apparatus. The slide can be set to you or your child’s desired inclination based on climbing confidence and skill level. The best thing about this toy is the ability to customize its configurations for a variety of ways to play. The triangle itself assembles into four complex constructions, each one as sturdy as the one before.

What we love

  • This toy folds, stores, and travels easily
  • Helps your child develop creative engineering skills

What We Don't Like That Much

  • For a large apparatus, it’s only recommended that two children play on it at a time

8Portable First Bongo Drums

Portable First Bongo Drums

Is your 2-year-old boy a budding percussionist? If so, this is the perfect toy for him. These portable bongos will have your little guy beating to the tune of his own (literal) drum. The colorful, light-up bongos are equipped with three distinct modes. Mode 1 allows your little guy to create original bongo music, mode 2 is pre-loaded with 10-15 second bongo riffs, and mode 3 has recognizable children’s songs like “Bingo” and “Pop Goes the Weasel.” This compact toy measures about five inches all around, perfect for a diaper bag, car seat, or stroller. It also has a small handle for ultimate portability.

What we love

  • These drums were engineered to emit a soft, tolerable sound level
  • The song mode is loaded with lullabies perfect for nap or bedtime

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the bongos were outfitted with a power switch

9Play22 4-Way Play Tunnel

Play22 4-Way Play Tunnel

This awesome four-way tunnel is an excellent toy to enhance children’s gross motor skills. With four tunnels that intersect at a middle point that’s perfect for a ball pit, your little one will have hours of high-energy, active fun. Constructed of a high-grade polyester that can be easily wiped clean, each tube is a bright primary color: green, red, blue, and purple. This is a wonderful toy for playdates or big families because the “x” shape of the four tunnels can accommodate many children at once. Finally, it’s suitable for both outdoor and indoor play.

What we love

  • Just like a pop-up tent, this tunnel assembles and folds up with ease
  • The four-way tunnel will help toddlers to develop leg and arm strength

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish ball pit balls were included

10TOP BRIGHT Magnetic Maze Puzzle Game

TOP BRIGHT Magnetic Maze Puzzle Game

This is a wonderful toy to help your little guy improve his brainpower. Inherently, the magnetic puzzle helps children improve hand-eye coordination, concentration, and problem-solving. The pleasing colors and the silly crocodile in an adorable pond setting are sure to amuse your 2-year old. During play, your child will use a magic suction pen to guide magnetic beads through the maze of the pond setting. Depicted in the puzzle background are common shapes and numbers that bring an educational facet to this toy. Another keen element of this toy is playing in tandem with a partner; bead race games are super fun with a friend.

What we love

  • Another feature of the puzzle is twistable gears that improve fine motor skills
  • The magnet pen is affixed to the puzzle to prevent losing it

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The pen has to be held at a 90° angle for optimal magnetic attraction

11June Garden 15.5" Dressy Friends Lucas

June Garden 15.5

This adorable plush doll is not only super fun to play with but it also teaches your little guy important life skills. Outfitted in bright, primary colors, Lucas was inspired by the Montessori method which asserts children learn best by doing things. Of note, Lucas is equipped with multiple fidgets like a belt buckle, snaps, a button, a lace for tieing, a velcro fastener, and a zipper. Measuring 15.5 inches tall, this toy is the perfect size for your guy’s little hands. This toy is lightweight and perfect for traveling, restaurants, stroller time, and many other activities.

What we love

  • This toy has a carrying clip that can be hooked to a diaper bag or stroller
  • This doll is also great for roleplaying games

What We Don't Like That Much

  • This doll is hand wash only

12Double-Decker Tour Bus

Double-Decker Tour Bus


This precious, red tour bus is not only super cute but it’s made for hours of constructive playtime. Your little guy will love zooming around the house, checking out all the cool sights, with his tour bus and passengers. Notably, the bus comes with eight wooden passengers and a bus driver, all of whom fit into bus seats like pegs. Each of the passenger pegs is painted in colorful, unique outfits. The bus has two rows of seating but the top row is a removable tray that gives easy access to seating on the lower level. Constructed of natural beech wood and non-toxic paint, the safe design of this toy grants parents that extra peace of mind.

What we love

  • This is a fun toy to play with friends which promotes sharing
  • The tour bus has ample first-row seating so other dolls can ride the bus too

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We’d love to see some more diversity in the peg people

13 Playskool Sesame Street Singing ABC’s Elmo

 Playskool Sesame Street Singing ABC’s Elmo

What would toddlerhood be without an Elmo toy? This plush Elmo toy is dressed in stylish jeans, a colorful pullover, and his most comfortable tennis shoes. Not only is Elmo the most snuggly plushie, but with a squeeze of his tiny tummy, he comes to life. This bilingual Elmo will say some of his signature phrases and sing the ABCs in English or Spanish; hold down Elmo’s tummy to change the language mode. Adorably, some of Elmo’s phrases end with his signature giggle. Perfect for Sesame Street fans and toddlers learning their ABCs, this is a super gift for a 2-year old boy.

What we love

  • Elmo presents the perfect opportunity to review letters with your little boy
  • Elmo asks probing questions to teach letter concepts

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We’d like to see a discrete button to switch languages, as it can currently be activated by accident

14Rolimate wooden shape sorter

Rolimate wooden shape sorter

Another Montessori-inspired toy, this wooden shape sorter will give your little boy tons of practice for improving fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Composed of triangles, squares, rectangles, and circles, each shape comes with four pieces in four different primary colors. Each shape is constructed of rounded edges for your child’s safety. This toy calls on your toddler to sort and stack each shape in its appropriate space. Using a peg-column and hole design, your child has to think critically to decide where each shape belongs. Constructed of non-toxic rubberwood, the shapes and pegboard are safe and gentle for toddlers.

What we love

  • The manufacturer provides a 12-month warranty and excellent customer service
  • This is a great toy to teach toddlers color recognition

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The peg columns occasionally come loose but easily pop back into place

15Glokers Finger Paint Paper Pad

Glokers Finger Paint Paper Pad

There’s no denying that toddlers love to get their hands dirty. With this excellent finger paint and paint pad set, they can do so safely and artistically. This gift set includes six non-toxic, washable Crayola finger paints in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. The paints easily wash off hands and clothing. The set also includes an extra-large paint pad with 50 pages of thick white paper; each sheet measures 11 by 17 inches. The sheets are double coated so you don’t have to worry about paint soaking through to subsequent pages. Best of all, finger painting will help your child improve hand-eye coordination, color recognition, and artistic expression.

What we love

  • The paints dry quickly and don’t bleed
  • The painted masterpieces are great for framing or giving as gifts

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the paint bottles contained more fluid ounces

16Quiet Soft Baby Cloth Books

Quiet Soft Baby Cloth Books

This hand-stitched cloth book is an excellent toy for toddlers to enjoy by themselves. Designed with super soft fabric in bright, primary colors, this book will certainly appeal to your little boy. This book is not a storybook, instead, it gives concise instructions explaining the page’s activity. For instance, one page instructs little ones to “open the buckle;” beneath the instructions is a hands-on buckle that he can learn to operate. Subsequent pages give other instructions for coordinating sensory tasks. The pages are illustrated with adorable images of animals and objects. Finally, the pages contain different textures for an immersive sensory experience.

What we love

  • All pieces, like the shapes used on a matching page, are tethered to the book
  • The book comes packaged in a lovely gift box

What We Don't Like That Much

  • A few of the tasks are a bit advanced but your toddler can grow into them

17TOMY John Deere Remote Control Johnny Tractor Toy

TOMY John Deere Remote Control Johnny Tractor Toy

Little boys love their construction trucks. This is an excellent toy tractor to introduce your little boy to construction vehicles. This John Deere Tractor is operated by a simple remote control with only two buttons; the buttons are large and green against the bright yellow of the remote’s body making them easy for toddlers to distinguish. The remote control can propel the tractor forward, left, and right; it has an excellent turning radius. The tractor is also fashioned in the iconic green and yellow John Deere colors. Your little boy will love zooming around the house or neighborhood because it can be used both indoors and outdoors.

What we love

  • The tractor has an auto-shut-off feature
  • Little boys will love creating obstacles for the tractor to navigate and bulldoze

What We Don't Like That Much

  • If the remote isn’t powered off immediately, the tractor may keep moving

18LAMAZE Disney/Pixar Toy Story Clip & Go Alien Baby Toy

LAMAZE Disney/Pixar Toy Story Clip & Go Alien Baby Toy

This is a sweet toy for your little Disney/Pixar enthusiast. This precious baby alien plush toy is fashioned with the softest fleece material in bright greens, blues, and other accented colors. With nearly 10 contrasting patterns in one small toy, your little guy will have something new to look at each time he refocuses. Equipped with a large hook that easily attaches to strollers, car seats, and diaper bags, this cute toy can tag along on all of your toddler’s adventures. Different parts of the baby alien feature new sounds like a rattle and a surprise crinkle.

What we love

  • A red, star-shaped teething toy hangs from the baby alien
  • This toy appeals to a toddler’s senses of touch, sight, and sound

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish it had other hanging features in addition to the teether

19Hape Walk-A-Long Croc Wooden Pull Along

Hape Walk-A-Long Croc Wooden Pull Along

This darling wooden crocodile is your little guy’s next best friend. Constructed of and painted with non-toxic, high-quality materials, the artistry of this toy is impeccable. The crocodile’s sweet smile and goofy teeth are sure to bring a smile to your little one’s face. Besides the lovely aesthetics of this toy, your toddler will love pulling the croc here, there, and everywhere with the pull-along leash. Fashioned with rubber-rimmed wheels and a wiggly, flexible body, the crocodile has an excellent turning radius. Finally, this pull-along crocodile works to enhance a child’s balance, coordination, and physical strength.

What we love

  • Even if your child isn’t walking yet, the croc can be pushed from the floor
  • Your little boy will love imagining scenes where Croc plays the role of his pet

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The wheels on hard surfaces make noticeable noise, however they are silent on carpet

20Costzon 4 in 1 Slide

Costzon 4 in 1 Slide

This towering playset is perfect for both indoor and outdoor recreation. Essentially, this set is a mini sports center for toddlers. Outfitted with a climbing ladder, slide, telescope, basketball hoop, and football goal, this playset will keep your little guy occupied for hours on end. This set encourages physical exercise, teamwork, hand-eye coordination, and physical coordination. 

Loaded with safety features like the grooved, non-slip ladder and the tower guard that prohibits falling, you can buy this set knowing your child will be safe. Beneath the tower is a fun tunnel space that’s perfect for secret hideouts and snack time, although its true purpose is a soccer goal.

What we love

  • The smooth, plastic construction is easy to keep clean with a damp cloth
  • The slide’s thick, stable base makes for a smooth, safe ride

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We’d like to see some written instructions in the assembly manual, as there are only illustrations

21TOWO Wooden Stacking Boxes-Nesting and Sorting Cups

TOWO Wooden Stacking Boxes-Nesting and Sorting Cups

This educational and recreational toddler toy will poise your little boy for hours of versatile fun. Included in this set are 10 colorful nesting boxes adorned in sweet images, letters, and numbers. Your 2-year old will find endless amusement in sorting, stacking, and nesting these well-made wooden boxes. When all the boxes are stacked, they can make a tower nearly four feet tall; that’s almost as tall as an average-sized toddler. The boxes are also great for teaching numerals, the alphabet, animals, and colors. The best thing about this toy is the variety of creative ways your little guy can play with them.

What we love

  • The nesting boxes can also be used for drumming
  • An imaginative toddler may use the cubes as storage boxes

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the nesting boxes were available in solid colors or natural wood options

22LEGO DUPLO Super Heroes Superman Rescue 10543

LEGO DUPLO Super Heroes Superman Rescue 10543

LEGO Duplo is the toddler-friendly version of the wildly popular LEGO Classic bricks. The chunky, oversized bricks are just right for small, toddler hands. This Batman-themed Duplo set is a wonderful gift for 2-year old superhero fans. Included in the set are 19 colorful pieces, including a Batman mini-figure, that assemble into the Daily Planet office building; one of the bricks even features the iconic building’s logo. Other noteworthy features include a bright-red fire hydrant and a yellow convertible car. A final awesome feature is that the Batman mini-figure has articulating arms and legs which can be posed in creative ways.

What we love

  • This set can be coupled with other Duplo Blocks to make creative constructions
  • This easy-to-build set will help your child establish basic building skills

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the blocks came with a storage bag or case

23Little Tikes First Oven

Little Tikes First Oven

This introductory toy kitchen is an excellent size for inquisitive little boys. If your little guy loves helping in the kitchen, he’ll adore playing make-believe with his very own Little Tikes Oven. The authentic details that bedeck this “stainless steel” oven are impeccable; it features a subway tile backsplash, two burners, a griddle, working oven and stove knobs, and an adjustable oven rack that will make your child feel like he’s working in a real kitchen. The oven comes with other adorable accessories like cooking utensils, a pan, a cookie sheet, a potholder, and more.

What we love

  • Food items, like cookies, a steak, a fried egg, and bacon are included
  • The oven is equipped with realistic sounds like a burner igniting and timers ringing

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish it had an oven light

24Banana Panda - Suuuper Size Memory Game

Banana Panda - Suuuper Size Memory Game

This 24-piece memory game is totally adorable while it pumps up your little guy’s brainpower. With 12 sets of matching cards, toddlers delight in pairing the cards with their partners. Each of the cards depicts colorful illustrations of sweet farm animals like pigs, cows, horses, sheep, and more. Besides the memory game, the cards can be used to teach animal recognition, counting, and color recognition. The large 6×6 inch cards are just the right size for tiny toddler hands and their sturdy, heavy-duty construction will stand the test of time. Finally, the large box features a carry handle that makes a great way to store and transport the game.

What we love

  • The cards can be used as flashcards to teach new words
  • This game is perfect for improving memory and cognitive thinking

What We Don't Like That Much

  • These cards are not chew-proof so may require some supervision!

25Aqua Magic Doodle Drawing Mat

Aqua Magic Doodle Drawing Mat

This large, water-coloring mat inspires creativity on a mess-free medium. Perfect for a 2-year old boy, the Aqua Magic Doodle Drawing Mat is 40×32 inches which allows for plenty of doodles and artwork with room to share with a pal or sibling. The Doodle Mat comes with five magic pens, four stencils, four traceable molds, a painting manual, and more. The refillable magic pens are filled with water and will never run out of “ink.” Suitable for both outdoor and indoor play, the mat can be folded up and taken on the go. Finally, the back of the mat is water-resistant, an additional mess-free feature.

What we love

  • When the watercolor dries, the mat is restored to a blank canvas
  • The painting manual provides step-by-step instructions for creating simple images

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The marker caps don’t open easily and will likely require adult help

26VATOS 5-in-1 Activity Cube

VATOS 5-in-1 Activity Cube

This five-in-one activity cube is packed with educational games that are also super fun. The cube itself is constructed of buildable, interlocking panels that will have your guy thinking like an engineer. Once constructed, the cube features a race track, excellent for improving hand-eye coordination, as well as two race cars and a rolling wheel to use with the track. A second cube panel features a driving wheel with a gear shifter and sound effects. The three other cube panels include a falling monkey game, a zigzag race path, and a shape cave. Finally, outfitted in bright, primary callers, this activity cube is sure to keep your little guy’s attention for long stints.

What we love

  • The entire set is constructed without hardware for improved safety
  • The wide car tracks make them compatible with other toy cars

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The car ramps aren’t steep enough to gain momentum; a big push is required

27DITTY BIRD Baby Sound Book

DITTY BIRD Baby Sound Book

The Ditty Bird songbook is a wonderful gift for your 2-year old boy. The book’s pages are sandwiched between a beautifully illustrated and durable hardcover. Within the book, your little guy is treated to six songs with accompanying audio; the audio is operated by a large push-button that toddlers can easily operate without help. Each of the book’s pages is illustrated with colorful and adorable animals and images. Each of the six songs is a recognizable classic like “Five Little Monkeys” and “The Wheels on the Bus.” Lastly, this book will have your little guy adorably singing and reciting age-old children’s songs.

What we love

  • This book was awarded a Best Toy Award by Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • Ditty BIRD sells more than 20 other songbooks, making this a great collectible

What We Don't Like That Much

  • We wish the book had a few more songs

28Baby Musical Crawling Learning Ball with Flashlight

Baby Musical Crawling Learning Ball with Flashlight

This awesome learning ball is the perfect toy to grow with your toddler. The ball is constructed with pleasing colors and embellished with cute images of animals. It’s also equipped with eye-catching, flashing neon lights, geometric shapes that double as buttons to activate sounds, and a silly rattling sound when the ball is shaken. When your child activates the large buttons, he’ll be tickled to hear cute animal sounds and four different melodies. Finally, the ball easily rolls around with a slight push or pull so your toddler will delight in chasing it all over the house.

What we love

  • The ball is a great way to encourage animal recognition
  • The convenient sleep mode silences the ball after a few minutes of inactivity

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The ball’s hard shell makes it a bit heavy

29RUYU Loyal Puppy Wooden Push-n-Pull Activity Walking Toy

RUYU Loyal Puppy Wooden Push-n-Pull Activity Walking Toy

The Loyal Puppy will undoubtedly be your toddler’s new bestie. Not only is this toy exceptionally endearing, but it’s also useful in developing balance and coordination skills. This push and pull toy is led by your 2-year old using a removable wooden lead. Your toddler will feel like the big cheese as he guides his Loyal Puppy around the house and neighborhood. The puppy is constructed of natural wood and non-toxic paint; he is sweetly “clothed” in a blue necktie and red striped pants. Finally, his wooden wheels move freely over smooth surfaces without leaving marks.

What we love

  • Six other animals, like a unicorn or penguin, can be purchased as companions
  • The wheels are fashioned with wooden beads for added flair

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The puppy’s lead isn’t adjustable, so toddlers may quickly outgrow this toy

30Skip Hop Zoo Pull & Go Submarine

Skip Hop Zoo Pull & Go Submarine

Toddlers love to splish-splash in the bath with their favorite toys and this darling submarine is in line to become your guy’s new fave! The bold yellow submarine outfitted with blue windows, an orange propeller, and a pull-tab that sends it zooming through the water is loads of fun. Behind the submarine’s domed porthole is a friendly little monkey who beams back at your child. Notably, for your child’s safety, this toy is made from phthalate-free PVC which also wipes clean easily. Lastly, if your little one is beginning to become fussy at bath time a new bath toy like this submarine could turn things around in a positive way.

What we love

  • The pull and zoom allows children to recognize cause and effect
  • The submarine’s propeller spins quickly and for a long duration

What We Don't Like That Much

  • The submarine doesn’t readily balance in the upright position when floating

In Conclusion

From magnetic mazes to singing Elmos, 2-year-olds have some pretty amazing toys to play with, and while technology has come a long way since I was that age, it’s encouraging to see how it’s the simple things that still bring so much joy. 

Tractors have always been popular with boys at this age and they’ve certainly come a long way in the quality of the toys you can get so why not check out one of my favorite lists, 10 Best John Deere Toys for some inspiration?