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The best toddler toys

Still on the hunt for the ultimate toy for your toddler? Track down one of these awesome finds for the holidays.

By Leah Rumack & Amy Valm
The best toddler toys

The best toddler toys

Top toys for your toddler

Want to spoil your little tyke this holiday? Put one of these toddler-tested toys under the tree.

Our toddler toy roundup is guaranteed to make your holiday shopping a breeze.

A version of this article appeared in our November issue with the headline "Toy Guide: Toddler," pp. 102-103.

The best toddler toysPhoto: dmitrieva/iStockphoto

Click Clack Caterpillar

Fun two-sided track. Balls roll down the one side while ladybug cars race down the other, both setting off music and flashing lights.

Ages: 1+ 
International Playthings ELC, $60


Where to Buy? Toys R US

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Ballyhoo

Five little balls fit into one big ball. Bounce, wobble and squeak — each ball does something different.

Ages: 6m+
$25


Where to Buy? Onestepahead.com

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Build'N Learn Table

You can store blocks inside the table.

Ages: 1+
Megabloks, $50


Where to Buy? Megabloks.com

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Learning Bus

This fun bus from Leap Frog is an awesome way to learn your ABC's.

Ages: 2+
$30


Where to Buy? leapfrog.ca

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Busy Farm

Kids can build along to the story of life on the farm (comes with a cute story book).

Ages: 2+
Lego, $16


Where to Buy? Shop.lego.com

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Easy Steer Sportster

This fun car is pushed by adults and makes a great transition from strollers. Stickers of a headlights and a beeping horn make it true-to-life.

Ages: 18m+
Step 2, $80


Where to Buy? Step2.com

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Rainbow Push and Pull

This beautiful lightweight wooden toy is fun to push around.

Ages: 1+
Hape, $25


Where to Buy? Hapetoys.com

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Ready For School Elmo

The classic Elmo doll gets revamped with zippers that unzip and snaps that unsnap, all narrated by a singing Elmo.

Ages: 2+
Hasbro, $50


Where to Buy? Hasbro.ca

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Dress and Discover Friend

Our hero toy for toddlers, this fun guy teaches about colours and clothing items.

Ages: 18m+
Vtech, $23


Where to Buy? Walmart.ca

The best toddler toysPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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This article was originally published on Oct 24, 2012

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