Getting the perfect gift for your favourite two-year toddler is not as hard as many people make it to be. At that age, little girls are still fascinated by colours and shapes, and their sensory and cognitive skills are on the fritz; everything they touch and feel is like magic to them. SO, there’s a huge chance they’ll squeal with delight at the opening of every gift wrap.
Still, you must bear in mind that these are little people, with their individual preferences and likes. Two-year-olds can be picky as well, and there are certain things they may shove during play. If you’ve noticed this, focus more on the kind of things they like. Bear in mind that while one girl may love unicorns and My Little Pony toys, another may prefer Frozen and Monster Inc. merchandise.
Regardless, the following collection of exciting ideas are guaranteed to put a dazzling smile on the face of any 2-year old girl who gets them;
Top Gift Ideas for Little 2-Year-Old Girls
One of the most interactive and colourful doodle surfaces on the market, this gift will have your sweetheart leaping for joy. The doodle mat provides enough space for drawing illustrations and uses a water pan that can be wiped off after drawing. And the pen can create images in all the seven rainbow colours. Age Range: 2+
If your girl is already fascinated with watching grown-ups apply makeup, then she’ll love this present. The pretend kit contains child-friendly plastic makeup toys and includes a hairdryer, a cute little comb and brush, perfume bottle, and many other accessories. And it also comes in a storage box that doubles as a backpack! Age Range: 2+
This colourful doodle pad is great for writing and squiggling lines, images and patterns. With it, your girl will improve her writing skills, develop pattern drawing knowledge, and perhaps discover her flair for art and sketching. The LCD screen can produce lines of different thickness and in bright colours. Age Range: 2+
Puzzles are always a hit with kids, and little girls are no exception. This set contains an easel blackboard, with 100 double-sided jigsaw puzzle pieces in a cute animal and plant theme. The patterns allow them to develop creative skills, coordination, and colours stimulate intellectual development and memory retention. Age Range: 2+
These soft and squishy toys come in cute and adorable shapes and designs. The texture is soothing to touch, and your girl cannot resist squeezing them. And the designs comprise tons of animals including bear, cat, rabbit, duck, seal, dinosaur, chick, elephants and many others. Age Range: 2+
Imagine a combination of two things kids practically live on; Disney and LEGO characters! For this playset, she gets to have fun with Minnie, every girl’s favourite Disney mouse, along with a Figaro the cat figure. With the blocks, they get to build her a cake and throw a birthday party together!
Fun, interactive and enthralling, this gift idea is set to keep your little niece occupied with tasks and exciting assignments. The 16 wooden lacing beads come in different shapes and sizes and improve the toddler’s cognitive development, as they try to lace the beads with the strings. The texture designs also help in their sensory development. Age Range: 2+
Girls love dolls, and rag dolls are no exception. However, with this gift idea, your little sunshine gets not one, but three rag dolls in a gift box. These cuddly triplets can be her playmates for a long time, and a recurrent cast in her throes of imaginative adventures, as friends, triplets, or even classmates. Age Range: 1+
This night light gives your baby girl a dual-combo joy. It displays eight colour light modes and 12 built-in soft songs for her to hum along with. And the lamp projects starry and animal patterns that rotate around the entire room, and can be set with a timer for one and off periods.
This puzzle combines colours and shape in an intricate, stackable form that keeps your child’s full attention with every use. The educational tool includes hexagon, star and circle-shaped wooden puzzles that can be arranged on each other, allowing your girl to improve her coordination and colour recognition abilities. Age Range: 2+
Let bath time become even more fun with this set of bathtub toy collection. She can pour water onto the water wheel with the provided plastic spoons, make it move, and catch the floating plastic fish with the pretend fishing rod. This toy helps your child in shape recognition, improves motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. Age Range: 1+
You call her your princess, so make her feel like one with this gift. This beautifully crafted ballroom/fairy dress highlights the bright and fancy colours every little girl adores; pink, blue, purple and gold, and is perfect for tea parties and Halloween. It also comes with a cute little headband with a unicorn horn and two adorable ears. Age Range: 2+
Dollhouses are a girl’s best friend, and at age 2, she’s ready to get busy with one. The fun thing about this playset is it comes in a bright and chunky design, with opening doors and windows, so your girl can get the full and vivid playhouse experience. Plus, it includes two adorable-looking little dolls. Age Range: 2+
Every kid loves ice cream, so imagine how she’ll feel when she gets to play the ice cream vendor? This plastic pretends food cart is as colourful as interactive, with up to 31 pieces to play with. She can serve a wide array of ‘treats’ to her friends and even learn basic buying and selling ideas. Age Range: 2+
This colourful board book makes reading a fun experience for your 2-year-old girl. The pages also contain interactions for her to get involved. The best thing about it though is it teaches toddlers valuable lessons about proper potty etiquettes; a feat most parents find very challenging with their kids. Age Range: 2-3
These squeaky, chewable, colourful wooden block pieces come in numerous shapes and sizes, so your child can construct structures and knock them down at will. The pieces are printed with alphabets and animals, and the letters can be paired to match which animal they represent. This makes it both an exciting plaything and a learning tool as well.
You girl will love the beautifully crafted bag, and the toy that comes with it. The comfy purse comes with a fluffy white unicorn in it, and she can take it with her in the pet carrier bag wherever she goes. Plus the unicorn is not just soft, but also super cuddly.
This gift is a great motivation for outdoor play and will have her rushing off to the patio to play all the time. The three-wheel design makes it perfect for toddlers by offering stability. It also helps them learn balance; improve motor skills, and manoeuvrability. Age Range: 1+
Your toddler will own a pet someday, and this toy is a great way of getting her familiar with that idea. The interactive puppy makes sounds, barks, wags his tail and wiggles his ears when pulled along. Your girl will love taking him for walks, petting him and giggling every time he interacts with her. Age Range: 1+
This super-soft unicorn glows in the cheeks and legs when the hooves are squeezed. The LED colours also change, displaying colours from blue to green, yellow, red, pink and white. Age Range: 1+