12 Toys for Toddler Boys We Love Right Now

We found all the best crowd-pleasing toys for toddler boys.

12 Toys for Toddler Boys We Love Right Now


Parents who are raising little boys, listen up. From sleepless nights to frenzied working hours, good toys for toddler boys are key. Have a younger one? We’ve got the best toys for 2-year-olds, too. From an animated sound book to an ultra-fun drum kit, here’s our list of toddler-friendly favorites for boys.

What to look for in the best toys for toddler boys

There are a few things to look for when it comes to toys for toddler boys. Safety is a top priority, as well as items that build fine motor skills and both mental and physical engagement. Steer clear of toys with tiny parts that might injure them or choking hazards.

If you're looking for outdoor toys, check out the our curated guide to the best toddler bikes.


Toys for toddler boys we love right now

Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dilly Dally Turtle Target Action Game

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Not only is this bean bag toss game entertaining, but helps to develop hand-eye coordination, number recognition and counting skills. Ideal for individual play or on a small team, simply toss the self-sticking bean bags at the turtle-shaped fabric target with numbered sections.

Designed to be durable and easy to use, this game delivers exceptional quality and value for little boys.

Goopow Dinosaur Kids Selfie Camera

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Say cheese! This child-proof camera (with a cute dinosaur design, we might add) is made of environment-friendly materials including a shockproof shell that provides effective anti-fall protection. Equipped with front and rear dual-Lens, they can take selfies, snap their daily outings and capture memorable moments all day.

The portable lanyard makes it easy to carry indoors or outdoors! Check out our extensive guide to the best cameras for kids.

VTech KidiBeats Drum Set

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Your little one can jam out and learn with this rocking drum set! Toddler musical instruments are both fun and educational, and this toy teaches complex musical skills like rhythm & tempo. The kit includes a pair of drumsticks that can be used to tap the four different electronic drums and cymbals.

From rock to dance to pop, explore their creativity by freestyle drumming or playing along to KidiBeat's nine pre-set melodies. FYI: it requires three AAA batteries.

Toddler Basketball Arcade Game Set

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Slam dunk! Designed for toddlers to enjoy the basics of playing basketball, this fun and engaging set caters to young boys’ entertainment through multiple rounds of play. The kit includes four balls and backboard and logo stickers, enhancing the overall experience. With an easily adjustable height (2.5 to 3.5 feet), the stable game set ensures worry-free playtime.

Playskool Sit ‘n Spin Classic Spinning Activity Toy

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A beloved family favorite, this classic spinning activity toy for toddlers has been spinning out fun for generations! Perfect for active indoor play, this toy lets your toddler control the rotating action with an easy-to-use design that can go fast or slow.

Little boys spin their sillies out. Active play encourages balance, coordination and motor skills—maybe even a post-playtime nap!

Magnetic Doddle Scribbler Board

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Toddler boys can draw, stamp and write with this classic scribble board. In its initial use, the toy will inspire their creativity and show a fun world of kid’s imagination to you. With no pigment, dust or ink, the drawing board provides a no-mess way for little ones to channel their art skills with efficiency.

Better yet, the four legs of the drawing board can separate and change the format into a magnetic drawing board.

Magnetic Large Blocks

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Create a strong bond with these STEM-constructed magnetic building blocks. The multi-colored set is perfect for building just about anything your little boy’s heart desires. The large-size, anti-swallow blocks have a 360-degree rotation and are built with lots of magnet particles that easily click together and won’t fall apart.


When shaken, the blocks rustle like little bells—further attracting their attention and keeping them busy.

Little Tikes T-Ball Set

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Little boys, get ready to T-up. Perfect for indoor or outdoor use, this entertaining baseball toy is key to teaching your kids about sports. The T-ball set has an adjustable height which adapts to a child's developing motor skills, batting skills and hand-eye coordination.

With five plastic tee balls, an oversized plastic bat and a base, your little ones are on their way to being a pro in no time. The imaginative crowd goes wild!

Wooden Dinosaur Puzzle

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With T-Rex shapes and vibrant colors, this dinosaur puzzle creates an interactive and educational experience for kids, sparking their imagination. Designed specifically for toddlers, the chunky wooden toy is perfect for developing your little boy’s motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Crafted from sturdy wood, the durable puzzle empowers little ones to embark on thrilling prehistoric adventures while learning about numbers and problem-solving.

VTech Drill and Learn Toolbox

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This toddler-boy-friendly toolbox gets every little one ready for role-play amusement! Fix-it fun is in-store with an electronic fix-it tray, working toy drill, hammer, wrench, nails and screws. Pressing the light-up buttons on the tray will evoke cheerful songs and introduce your toddler boy to a variety of tools, how they're used and the sounds they make.

Don’t forget! This toy requires two AA batteries.

Light Up Monster Trucks For Boys

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Unleash some monster (truck) fun! This jumbo monster truck set packs a load of excitement to keep toddler boys thrilled for hours. The set is designed to capture their attention with cool graphics chrome-colored rims and a matching interior.

Transparent wheels light up with multi-color LEDs, producing a cool lighting effect to keep little ones entertained. With its classic friction motor, simply rev ‘em up and watch them ride away!

World of Eric Carle, Around the Farm Animal Sound Book

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Put on your little boy’s overalls and have a stroll around the farm with Eric Carle’s renowned sound book. Your little one can press 30 different sound buttons while they read to bring the amazing art stylings of Carle to life!


While this isn’t your traditional toy, the hands-on interaction engages young readers and the multisensory experience stimulates the imaginations of your little one for hours.

This article was originally published on Nov 15, 2023

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