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By the time your little one is two years old, she is busy exploring the world around her. At this stage of child development, your toddler still has a short attention span, but is starting to learn fundamental skills and develop her own interests through play.
This guide is full of fun gift ideas for 2 year old girls that will encourage her to learn through playtime. From educational toys to outdoor toys, baby dolls to board books, these are some of the best toys for creative and imaginative play to give your little girl a head start. Whether you are looking for a birthday gift, holiday gift, or just because gift, you’ve come to the right place for the best gift ideas.
By Amanda Horner • Published May 29 2022
The LeapFrog Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart is the perfect gift for a 2 year old girl. Your little one will absolutely love learning to run her very own ice cream cart! Using the magnetic scoop and an assortment of colors and flavors, she can learn to create treats and complete customer orders. A great gift for pretend play!
This colorful wooden puzzle from Melissa & Doug features eight easy-grasp pieces that are perfect for little hands! Great for developing hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, the chunky safari animal pieces also stand upright for playtime. This is a great gift for encouraging hands-on, interactive pretend play.
With the New Sprouts Camp Out playset by Learning Resources, you can have a camp out anytime right in your living room! This 11-piece set includes everything your little one needs to safely build a campfire, roast a hot dog, and enjoy s’mores. The glow-in-the-dark lantern is a fun addition to this adventurous set, which stores nicely in the included duffle bag. Imaginative play at its best!
What do you get when you combine Legos with a dollhouse? One of the best gifts for 2 year old girls! The Lego Duplo modular playhouse is easy to build, play, and learn. The open and accessible layout is perfect for little hands and encourages imaginative play. Little ones will love the realistic details and making up their own stories with this fun playset!
A great educational toy for your two year old, LeapFrog’s Phonics Fun Animal Bus helps your little one learn their ABCs and develop fine motor skills. With four modes including letters, animals, games, and music, this activity set is full of fun. Animal sound effects, colorful buttons, and interactive features add to the charm of this activity bus. Suitable for toddlers 1-year-old up to 4-year-old.
Your little girl will have a magical time playing with the Step2 Rain Showers & Unicorns Water Table. Perfect for sunny summer days, this outdoor toy will help keep her cool while she splashes and plays. Pouring cups, rain effect, and flipper features teach cause and effect and promotes STEM learning. The adorable unicorns and pretty colors make this water table extra fun.
This sturdy wooden dump truck from Melissa & Doug is high quality and full of fun for your little one. Colorful shaped wooden blocks fit into cut-outs to teach shapes and color recognition. Once loaded, the included figures fit inside to drive the blocks out for delivery. Then, just lift the back door and tilt to unload.
Make mealtime fun with a cute mealtime starter set from Skip Hop. Your toddler girl will love this 5-piece set featuring an adorable butterfly character. The matching plate, bowl, utensils, and lids are designed with your little one in mind to encourage independent eating. This little set is perfect for gifting.
Bring your two-year-old’s favorite Disney characters into the tub with this Little Mermaid bath toy set. Featuring five figures, a bucket with pour spout, and a straining lid, your little one will have a blast at bath time splashing, playing, and recreating their favorite movie moments with this adorable bath playset.
This story collection is the perfect birthday gift for your 2-year-old. Carefully selected to appeal to your toddler, this collection includes short, easy-to-read stories. From classic favorites and nursery rhymes to exciting new stories and playful illustrations, you will both love snuggling up with this enchanting book for story time.
Give your little one a big thrill with their very own kiddie roller coaster! The Step2 Up & Down Roller Coaster can be set up as an outdoor toy, or even used inside in your living room or playroom. Your toddler will want to ride this fun track again and again (and again)!
One of the best gifts for little girls, this baby doll has a soft, cuddly body and the sweetest face. Features include eyes that open and close and a removeable pink smocked outfit with matching cap. She can even suck her thumb or the included pacifier accessory. Two-year-old girls will love caring for this adorable baby doll by Melissa & Doug.
Sing, dance, and play all day with this musical gift idea for your two year old! This large piano mat introduces colors, numbers, lights and sounds with eight functioning piano keys just waiting to be danced on. Helps develop a love for music, encourages language skills and hand-eye coordination.
The Fisher-Price Little People Farm Playset is a great toddler toy for 1 year old to 5 year old kiddos. Little ones will love learning to care for all their farm animal friends. This playset includes lots of interactive features to explore with bright colors, songs and sounds, plus three levels that grow with your child.
My First Crayola Color & Erase Activity Set is a fun and creative gift idea for 2 year old girls! Parents will love the mess-free washable dry erase crayons, and little ones will love creating masterpieces again and again. The triangle grip crayons are perfect for little hands and help develop fine motor skills through creative play.
Your little one will love cruising around the neighborhood in this adorable ride-on car! The push-powered car includes fun features like a working horn, cup holders, seat belt, and under the hood storage. Parents will love the smooth, quiet ride and folding handle for portability in this outdoor toy.
The Count & Color Choo Choo from Learning Resources will be a hit with any 2 year old boy or girl. This five car train set builds recognition of colors, shapes, and numbers for your little one. The interactive set includes removable blocks to count, sort, and build with. With so many ways to play, this educational toy will see lots of imaginative play and adventures!
Does your little girl love to pretend play she is cooking or baking? A play kitchen is a great gift idea to encourage creativity and role play and develop social and critical thinking skills. This timeless and trendy play kitchen is full of fun accessories and features for your little one to explore. What will she cook up next?
How cute is this pink tool set by Green Toys? Available through Fat Brain Toys, this set is full of all the tools your little one needs to get the job done, whether hammering, sawing, screwing, or connecting. She will love using her imagination to fix and build, all while developing fine motor skills and critical thinking skills.
Whether heading to the beach or the sandbox, every little girl needs a good set of sand toys. This beach wagon is ready to roll and great for travel, perfectly storing a variety of colorful sand toys. Your 2 year old will have so much fun digging, stacking, and creating beautiful castles and sculptures with this unique gift.
Part pillow, part stuffed animal, this large Minnie Mouse plush is an adorable gift idea for 2 year old girls. She will love snuggling up to this soft and squishie character with iconic polka dot dress. The springy foam filling makes Minnie the perfect companion for napping or lounging, and is sure to be a favorite.
Is your toddler ready for their first bike? A balance bike is a great way to learn basic skills of bike safety and balance to prepare her for a future big kid trike or bike. She will love scooting around on this push bicycle, which is available on Amazon and comes with comfortable features and cool colors.
This colorful tabletop easel by B. Toys is full of creative fun for your 2 year old! With a dry erase whiteboard on one side and a chalkboard on the other, this kids’s easel has tons of reusable space for drawing. The board also doubles as storage to hold art supplies, minimizing clutter and making it super portable.
This adorable narwhal ring toss game will bring lots of bath time fun for your little girl! She will love tossing the colorful rings onto the narwhal’s horn while getting clean in the tub. A great toddler toy for developing hand eye coordination and the perfect way to entertain your little one at bath time.
Let the creativity run wild by gifting a set of Lego Duplo building blocks to your 2 year old girl. The Creative Building Time set comes with 120 pieces that combines to make all sorts of creations. From fun familiar objects to free building, the possibilities are endless! Duplo blocks are perfect for little hands and encourage creative play time for your little one.
Toddlers love to help with everyday chores around the house. Your little girl will love helping you in the yard with this bright and colorful lawn mower toy, which doubles as a bubble blowing machine. Whether pretending to mow or chasing after bubbles, this bubble mower is a great gift idea for spending sunny days outside.
Learning Resources Hide & Seek Learning Treehouse is full of learning fun for your 2 year old girl! This engaging educational toy builds matching, sorting, and fine motor skills, along with number, shape and color recognition. Your little one will love playing hide & seek with these adorable forest friends.
This gift set collection of Brown Bear & Friends board books is a perfect gift idea for 2 year old girls and boys. These classic stories by Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle are beloved by children and parents alike who will both enjoy discovering each story and unique themes in this four book box set.
Your little girl will have the time of her life hosting a tea party for her stuffed animals with this adorable tea set. Available on Amazon, this 17-piece set by Green Toys includes all the essentials including a tea pot, sugar bowl, teacups and creamer. Perfect for pretend play on its own or to go along with a play kitchen.
This adjustable Radio Flyer Scooter is a great gift idea for your little one from 1 year old to 4 year old. Start by using as a ride-on toy, then easily convert to a four wheel scooter as they grow. Helps build confidence and balance as they learn to scoot around on their own. This sturdy outdoor toy will last for years!
Classic wooden blocks like this colorful set by Melissa & Doug are a great creative and educational toy for your 2 year old girl. Little builders will spend hours stacking, building, and knocking down these easy-to-grasp blocks while practicing fine motor skills as well as color and shape recognition.
Little Tikes 2-in-1 Garden Cart and Wheelbarrow is a wonderful role play toy for your little one. She will love to work at her garden cart planting flowers and watering them with a real working sprinkler. Or easily remove the shade and planting tray to turn the garden cart into a working wheelbarrow. A great indoor or outdoor toy for pretend play.
Little ones will love to learn and discover with Peppa Pig in this electronic book by Vtech. With over 400 melodies, sounds and phrases, toddlers can listen to Peppa read stories while practicing letters and learning new words in this easy-to-use interactive book.
This wooden kid-sized vanity is the perfect addition to your little girl’s dress-up corner. Loaded with cute and realistic accessories, your little one will love pretending to do her hair and put on makeup with this high quality and durable set. A great gift idea for fun and imaginative play for 2 and 3 year old girls.
Help your little one practice her memory skills and introduce friendly competition with this adorable ladybug game. To play, simply lift the ladybugs from the garden to search for matching pictures beneath. When all the matches have been found, whoever has the most wins the game. This easy to learn game makes a great gift.