Top 10 Educational Toys for 2 Year Old Kids 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Best Educational Toys for 2 Year Old Boys and Girls

 
3 2 year olds sitting together and laughingWho says the “twos” are terrible anyhow? One of the most delightful ages for children – reaching, growing, curiosity abounding! Given that, the educational toys for kids in this age group are the best when they have lots and lots of color, are easily handled – but yet offer enough challenge to help toddler kiddos along their journey to future learning.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best educational toys for two year old boys and girls for the Christmas holiday season of 2016 and into 2017. Toys are picked and ranked according to some “insider tips” from top toy merchants, current popularity, then narrowed down to those that have good overall reviews and ratings.

For shoppers: For each of the learning toys listed on this page, online shopping resources are hand-picked and provided. Merchants have been chosen based on product availability, low pricing and having trust as safe and secure resources. Where possible, links to consumer reviews are also provided.

What’s Here:

1. Fisher-Price Dance & Move Beat Bow Wow
2. Crayola My First Mess-Free Touch Lights
3. Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar
4. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks
5. Fat Brain Tobbles Neo
6. LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System
7. Personalized Name Puzzle
8. Melissa & Doug Monster Bowling
9. VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck
10. LEGO Education Math Train

1. Fisher-Price Dance & Move Beat Bow Wow

Price: $34.01
18 new from $25.990 used

Ages: 1 and up

First on the 2016-2017 list of the top 10 educational toys for 2 year olds is the Fisher-Price Dance & Move Beat Bow Wow.

BeatBowWow is an adorable pup that teaches number and color recognition with rainbow ears and counting paw buttons. Kids will sing and dance along with this super-cute canine. Color up, zone in, dance it out, learn lots, and have fun.

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FISHER PRICE BRIGHT BEATS DANCE & MOVE BEAT BOW WOW 25+ SONGS. NEW

$17.24
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 19:55:22 PST
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Fisher-Price Dance and Move Beat Bow Wow - Pink

$32.90
End Date: Wednesday Feb-22-2017 7:49:13 PST
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Dance Move Bow Wow Fisher Price Beat Green Toy Bright Beats Play Dog Beatbowwow

$26.79
End Date: Thursday Mar-9-2017 20:19:04 PST
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2. Crayola My First Mess-Free Touch Lights

Price: --
28 new from $16.490 used

Ages: 2 and up

Also making it high among the ten best educational toys for 2 year old kids – Crayola My First Mess-Free Touch Lights.

Transformative, interactive, and fun. This tablet, compatible with smartphones, offers artsy kiddos the chance to draw in 2D and 3D on a lap desk that lights up from the inside. The lens adds music to backdrop their crafty, awesome drawings.

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Crayola My First Mess Free Touch Lights Activity Pad Free Shipping New

$25.87
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 17:32:31 PST
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Crayola My First Mess Free Touch Lights New

$18.65
End Date: Sunday Feb-26-2017 18:02:47 PST
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NEW Crayola My First Mess Free Touch Lights Activity Pad *FREE SHIPPING*

$24.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 20:54:54 PST
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3. Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar

Price: $13.99
20 new from $13.270 used

Ages: 2 and up

The Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar arrives next on the list.

The Counting Caterpillar, a Melissa and Doug favorite, is an adorable, rainbow-colored bug, separated into numbered segments. Kiddos recreate the caterpillar by putting the sections into their proper places. Or, they can create new sequences by adding or subtracting numbers.

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Melissa & Doug Classic Toy Wooden Counting Caterpillar #9274 NEW

$16.65
End Date: Friday Feb-24-2017 12:41:36 PST
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Wooden Counting Caterpillar Melissa & Doug Kids Toy Math Skills Educational Game

$15.57
End Date: Saturday Mar-11-2017 13:17:18 PST
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Melissa Doug Counting Caterpillar Wooden Stacker Classic Toy NEW

$9.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-28-2017 5:41:09 PST
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4. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks

Ages: 6 mos to 3 years

Holding the #4 spot of the best two year olds’ educational toys – Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks.

This shape sorter is both a classic and basic toy for toddlers. Little ones use their sorting skills to identify where the blocks go by the cutouts on the container’s removable lid. The shapes, all colorful, consist of a plus sign, circle, square, star, and triangle, plus their corresponding cutouts.

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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Babys First Blocks, NEW

$10.89
End Date: Friday Mar-3-2017 16:46:44 PST
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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks

$9.35
End Date: Thursday Mar-16-2017 17:43:47 PDT
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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby`s First Blocks , New, Free Shipping

$10.37
End Date: Thursday Mar-2-2017 23:57:57 PST
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5. Fat Brain Tobbles Neo

Price: $26.95
62 new from $23.400 used

Ages: 2 and up

Fat Brain Tobbles Neo is a returning favorite among educational toys for kids age 2.

Tobbles are wobbly, egg-shaped toys that stack and topple for tilting, wiggling, rolling, balancing, spinning fun. Obviously a physics toy, this educational must-have is one tiny tykes would love to spend hours playing with. Lovin’ the shapes and fade-out colors.

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Fat Brain Toys Tobbles Neo Balancing Toy Stacking Baby Toys Learning

$25.75
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 15:44:59 PST
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Fat Brain Toys - Tobbles Neo

$31.56
End Date: Tuesday Feb-28-2017 18:35:43 PST
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Fat Brain Toy Co Tobbles Neo, New, Free Shipping

$32.92
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 23:16:48 PST
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6. LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System

Price: $29.99
You save: $10.00 (25 %)
38 new from $22.990 used

Ages: 2 – 4

The LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System is bound to be a big hit with two year old kids during the 2016 Christmas holiday season.

The Interactive Learning System is a must-have for toddlers who love to learn about all kinds of cool stuff. Example? Geography, how to navigate maps, counting, number recognition, colors, and problem-solving skills. Kids learn with sing-along songs, jokes, and challenges.

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LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System for Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten

$36.92
End Date: Thursday Mar-9-2017 17:55:51 PST
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LeapFrog LeapStart Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten Interactive Learning System

$14.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 16:02:15 PST
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LeapFrog LeapStart Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten Interactive Learning System

$33.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 5:14:57 PST
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7. Personalized Name Puzzle

Ages: 1 and up

Next is the Personalized Name Puzzle.

This colorful name puzzle spells out your youngster’s name.

Kids can learn how to recognize the letters in their name, as well as take apart and piece their name back together.

Great for preschoolers learning ABCs.

Each puzzle is custom ordered, and can have up to 9 letters.

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8. Melissa & Doug Monster Bowling

Price: $18.95
81 new from $11.9913 used from $12.86

Ages: 2 – 4

Melissa & Doug Monster Bowling is another returning top 2-year-old kids’ educational toy for 2016-2017.

I love the designs for this bowling game. Monster themed and fuzzy-wuzzy. The pins are bowling ball feature quirky, goofy monster faces. And everything is textured to feel funny against a toddler’s hands. The pins have weighted bottoms. Includes case.

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MELISSA & DOUG MONSTER BOWLING SET COMPLETE W Packaging Kids Toy EUC Game Games

$5.00
End Date: Thursday Mar-16-2017 17:52:48 PDT
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Melissa & Doug Monster Bowling Plush Set 6 stuffed Pins and 1 Ball EUC with case

$4.29 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 10:20:21 PST
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MELISSA & DOUG MONSTER BOWLING SET COMPLETE

$5.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 19:07:04 PST
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9. VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck

Price: $10.88
You save: $5.11 (32 %)
56 new from $9.990 used

Ages: 6 mos – 3 years

Coming in at #9 on the list – VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck.

The Drop and Go is a fun dump truck. I know, sounds kinda like an oxymoron. Especially for adults who have ever ridden behind a dump truck in the summer heat on trash pickup day. But I digress. Ha! This one picks up little colorful boulders, then drops them again.

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VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck 1-Pack

$14.08
End Date: Friday Mar-17-2017 12:22:12 PDT
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VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck Free Shipping New

$14.35
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 7:04:05 PST
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VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck - New, Free Shipping

$13.99
End Date: Sunday Feb-19-2017 1:12:52 PST
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10. LEGO Education Math Train

Price: $99.95
2 new from $99.951 used from $86.96

Ages: 2 – 5

The final item of this year’s top ten educational toys for two year old kdis – LEGO Education Math Train.

Chug a Choo, choo! The Math Train is chugging down the track, inspiring big imaginations with an educational choo-choo for color and number recognition. Kids can simply build the train and track and play pretend with those elements. Or, they can challenge themselves with math activities on train-themed activity pages.

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LEGO Education 6100407 Math Train

$119.70
End Date: Saturday Mar-4-2017 13:20:33 PST
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LEGO Education DUPLO Math Train

$85.00
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 14:28:27 PST
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LEGO Education DUPLO Math Train

$99.99
End Date: Sunday Feb-26-2017 14:59:46 PST
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/10/16.

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