Looking for the best toy for a 2 year old girl as a gift? According to child development experts, when picking toys and games for a 2 year old, it’s important to avoid constraining her. The best toys for 2 year old girls are malleable, encourage early learning skills, foster creativity, kindle their imagination and allow them to discover their own ways to play and have fun.
At this age, it’s all about “Let’s pretend” and “I do it myself”. She learns numerous physical skills, starts to realize she can do things without mommy’s help and enjoy engaging in more pretend play. The ideal toys for her are the ones that help build her cognitive, social-emotional and physical skills through play.
We’ve compiled a list of the best toys and games to make it easier for parents, grandparents and family friends to find the perfect gift for their little one. Without further ado, feel free to get inspired by these 35 best gifts for 2 year old girl.
1. Leapfrog Musical Rainbow Tea Party
An interactive, vividly colored tea set featuring more than 80 songs, phrases and surprises, Leapfrog Musical Rainbow Tea Party will be a 2 year old girl’s cup of tea for sure. She will love watching the teapot lighting up in five different colors and making true-to-life sounds as the tea is brewed inside. She will also jump for joy when she sees the tea realistically moving as the happy teapot tips and she’s ready to serve it to her tea party guests.
This child-tested, educator-approved 9-piece musical tea set includes a teapot, a cake stand, 5 cake pieces and 2 teacups, all brightly colored as she likes it. It’s one of the best gifts for 2 year old girl as she will have fun and at once learn greetings, manners, colours and matching, shapes, sharing, and more.
2. Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Counting Cows
These cute and brightly colored counting cows are a fun way for 2 year old girls to develop small muscle movement as they snap together and pull apart these lovely two-piece cows. The set includes 10 cow upper bodies and 10 cow lower bodies. Each cow features a number from 1 to 10 on its upper body and a corresponding number of vividly coloured spots of its lower body.
These wipe-clean, safe pieces are also color coordinated, thus allowing her to match the pieces by colour. In addition to helping a 2 year old girl build fine motor skills, Snap-n-Learn Counting Cows also helps her develop matching skills, counting skills as well as colour and number recognition skills. This versatile, best-selling set is also great for imaginative play activities and comes with a handy storage jar.
3. Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Magical Wand Palace
The perfect gift to channel her inner princess! Your 2 year old girl will be in for a magical surprise when she shakes the magic wand and sees the Disney Princess Palace come to life with magical sounds, fun phrases and colorful lights. This interactive, cute playset recognizes the adorable Disney characters Rapunzel and Cinderella and responds both acoustically and visually, thus fostering a sense of participation in her favorite Disney stories.
Disney Princess Magical Wand Palace also unleashes her imagination, allowing her to create new Disney stories of her own as Cinderella and Rapunzel explore around the ballroom and tea room for even more interactive fun. The playset also includes bed accessory with soft blanket, helping her develop dexterity while carrying her into a magical, inspiring world of fairy-tales.
4. Melissa & Doug Pretty Purse Fill and Spill Soft PlaySet
Made from top-quality fabrics and phthalate-free plastic, this too-cute-for-words pink playset provides hours of pretend fun for a 2 year old girl. One of the social-emotional milestones for a 2 year old girl is starting to mimic especially what mommy does, says, and wears. The Pretty Purse soft and safe playset comes with everything necessary to fill her adorable pink handbag featuring translucent sides and purple handle.
The lovely accessories include a key ring with 4 removable keys, a cell phone that chimes, a compact with kid-safe mirror and a coin purse with 4 countable coins. She will love this fill-it-up, dump-out activity which ignites her imagination and creativity and at once helps her develop fine motor skills.
5. FB FunkyBuys Kids Pop Up Farmyard Friends
With multiple features including levers, push-down flaps, and buttons, this educational and super fun toy will keep your 2 year old entertained for hours, while discovering extra cute domestic animals one by one. The horse pops up as she pulls the blue lever, the chicken pops up when she twists the green wheel, then the cow and the lab as she pushes the orange button and red cylinder,respectively. Pop Up Farmyard Friends is one of the best toys for a 2 year old girl as a gift, for it helps her with hand-eye coordination, shape and colour recognition as well as basic cause and effect learning through play.
6. Fisher-Price FXK30 Laugh Click and Learn Laptop
A multi-colored laptop style toy with lots of active engagement options that provides hours and hours of interactive fun for a 2 year old girl. Packed with hands-on playful activities including ABC and 123 buttons, colours and shapes flipper, emoji slide, hashtag button and roller bar, Laugh Click and Learn Laptop helps her develop fine motor skills and early learning skills, while encouraging role play. She will love chatting/singing with the adorable puppy in the light-up chat window and hearing more than 40 fun songs, phrases and sounds that teach her numbers, shapes, the alphabet, colours, and many more.
7. Little Tikes Count and Play Cash Register
Little girls love pretending they’re cashiers in a store or supermarket. Loaded with brightly colored, safe accessories, including credit cards and coins, this cash register educational toy will keep your 2 year old girl busy and entertained for hours. In addition to imaginative fun, she will learn about shapes, numbers, colours and sizes by matching them into the correct slots. Give her the gift of role play fun as she likes it.
8. MerryXGift Magnetic Drawing Board
This magnetic drawing board is an inspired choice for a 2 year old girl who loves to draw in particular. Celebrate her inner artist without worrying about making a mess. The largest magnetic doodle pad on the market, it provides plenty of space, allowing her to add a new dimension to her creativity and drawing skills. Its foldable stand design makes it super comfortable for your little one to draw whether sitting or standing. Unlike monocolour drawing broads, this one comes with 4 different color zones for an enriched drawing experience. It includes 1 magnetic pen and 3 adorable stamps to inspire her to create vivid drawings.
9. Lego 10848 My First Bricks Building Set
This multi-colored, best-selling Lego building set is undeniably one of the best gifts for 2 year old girl. Packed with countless building options, it helps her imagination flourish and unleash her creativity. With 80 brightly colored Lego Duplo pieces in various shapes and sizes, some featuring double-sided decorations, it’s up to her to imagine and create a flower, a duck, a fish, a little house and pretty much anything she can think of. Although these Lego bricks have been specifically designed to be safe and fun adult supervision is required at her age. Be sure to keep an eye on her while she’s enjoying building fun.
10. Bigjigs Toys Animal Shape Lorry
According to experts, shape sorters are great gifts for 2 year olds because at this age, they are just starting to pay attention to things like colors and shapes. This pink wooden shape sorter pull along toy makes an excellent choice for a 2 year old girl as it will visually appeal to her and encourage imaginative play.
Bigjigs Toys Animal Shape Lorry is great for nurturing shape recognition and hand-eye coordination. She will love discovering 10 different, vividly colored animals including a zebra, a giraffe, a hippo and an elephant, sorting the shapes and then loading each one onto the lorry through their special slots. For extra fun, the lorry can be pulled along by the cord.
11. Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar
If your 2 year old girl loves the rainbow, then she will adore this classic wooden toy with 10 colorful numbered segments that resemble the rainbow. In addition to numerals, the segments of the cute caterpillar also features printed dots for easy counting. A sturdy educational stacking toy, Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar will help a 2 year old girl develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, in addition to fostering colour and number recognition.
12. Orchard Toys Fairy Cottage Floor Jigsaw Puzzle
What 2 year old girl isn’t fascinated by fairies? Your little one will be enchanted once this brightly colored jigsaw puzzle is completed. Ideal for putting it together on the floor, this fairy-themed puzzle is designed for her little hands, with just 15 chunky, colorful pieces and visually appealing illustration to encourage hand-eye coordination. The pieces’ irregular shape, with no corners makes it even more captivating for a 2 year old girl. The puzzle comes with 2 adorable play pieces and offers parents the opportunity to enhance the play value and spark her imagination by discussing with her what happens in the picture.
13. YDPlaier Button Art
One of the best gifts for 2 year old girl, this versatile and super fun educational toy will help her build counting, sorting, and color coordinating skills, by matching the different colorful mushroom nails to complete the picture. It features 46 vividly colored buttons and 12 lovely pictures for endless fun. The matching mosaic pegboard playset also ignites her creativity and imagination, allowing her to create her own designs using only the pegboard. YD Plaier Button Art is made from non-toxic material, making it safe for a 2 year old and the blocks are big enough to prevent her from cramming them in her mouth.
14. Jumbo Primary Stringing Bead Set by Shawe
An excellent toy for a 2 year old girl, hitting the highs on both fun and learning. Jumbo Primary Stringing Bead Set includes 30 durable and colorful plastic beads and 4 lacing strings to help her develop fine motor skills, especially dexterity and hand-eye coordination. as well as counting and sequencing skills. The jumbo size is perfect for her little hands and she won’t even notice she is learning as she plays with these multi-colored beads, sorting and stringing them, The set also comes with a cute storage bag.
15. GIM Kids Pink Princess Play Tent Castle
This multi-purpose pink play tent offers a 2 year old girl the chance to engage in pretend play as she pleases. At this age, she enjoys engaging in more complicated pretend play and craves for her own princess castle to help spark her imagination and creativity. At the same time, she starts becoming increasingly aware of her own person. This adorable play tent castle will also help cultivate her independent personality. It makes a great gift for her and it’s bound to put a big smile on her face.
16. AquaDoodle Super Rainbow Water Drawing Mat
True be told, 2 year old girls love to paint and experiment with various colours and textures. AquaDoodle Super Rainbow Water Drawing Mat is a truly inspired choice, providing hours of mess-free painting fun for your little girl. She will jump for joy as she fills the Aqua doodle pen with water, running the nb over the mat and seeing her eagerly awaited drawings magically appear in rainbow-like colours. She can look forward to hours of creative and magical fun as she watches her doodles fade away like magic to start all over again. With the AquaDoodle portable mat, parents don’t have to worry about any stains or mess.
17. Best Learning Mushroom Garden
A multi-award winning educational toy, including 2018 Family Choice Award, Mushroom Garden is an inspired gift choice for a 2 year old girl, encouraging cognitive development, creativity and imagination. The brightly colored, eye-catching mushrooms help her learn colors and numbers, improve hand-eye coordination, dexterity and memory span. As they light up, she is encouraged to pay attention and follow the patterns which get longer and more captivating as she progresses. Whether she rolls it, spins it or rocks it to play music, every movement with this fun and fully safe toy will be full of surprises just as she likes it.
18. Think Gizmos Musical Penguin
Happy Feet in the house! An interactive educational toy with an Antarctic twist, the Musical Penguin features 3 play modes – learning mode, music mode and story mode to keep a 2 year old girl entertained for hours. With big, heartwarming winking eyes, the bump and go penguin will flap its wings and dance around, while playing fun music. It will also move its beak up and down as it tells many different stories that she will love for sure. Your little girl will learn, build fine motor skills and have fun at the same time with this colorful and fascinating musical penguin.
19. Melissa & Doug Zoo Animals Sound Puzzle
If your little girl is fascinated by wild animals, then the Zoo Animals Sound Puzzle is undeniably the best toy for her. She will jump for joy when she correctly places the puzzle pieces in the board and is rewarded with listening to the wacky sounds of 8 zoo animals, including parrot, monkey and elephant. Each of these animals makes a different sound, helping her develop listening and matching skills as well as dexterity and hand-eye coordination. The puzzle features light-activated sensors, so be sure to remove a piece in a brightly lit room so as to expose the sensor and then activate the sound by replacing it in the puzzle board.
20. Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Colorful Mood Crayons
Help your 2 year old girl explore the rainbow of emotions and feelings, number order, matching, colours, and more with fun sounds and songs and hands-on, interactive play. These adorable crayons introduce her to self-expression and self-confidence and help her build pincer grasp and other fine motor skills. Featuring over 35 phrases and songs, this multi-colored set of crayons will certainly draw in your little one for hours of playtime learning. When she presses on the yellow crayon for instance, she will hear all about its mood and color ( “I’m a happy yellow crayon”). She will also be rewarded with fun phrases and songs when sorting the crayons into their correct slots.
21. Vtech Feed Me Dino Toy
One of the best toys for a 2 year old girl as a gift, Feed Me Dino brings out your little girl’s innate maternal instincts, fostering imaginative play. This interactive, adorable baby dino toy eats and even recognizes all the 8 colorful food pieces she feeds it. For extra fun, she can spin the disc on its back to listen to more than 100 songs, fun sounds and phrases. She will also develop fine motor skills and early learning skills by pressing different buttons that introduce numbers, shapes, music notes and more. The light-up head button triggers a question to encourage repetitive learning through play. Hours of fun awaits your little one with Feed me Dino.
22. Yita Musical Phone Toy
“Hello? It’s me” – your 2 year old girl can hardly wait to talk on this adorable yellow cell phone. At this age, they start repeating what her parents do and say, so she can’t help pretending she’s talking on the cell phone. Made of wear-resistant, non-toxic material, Yita Musical Phone Toy features over 1o different music tones and a curved arc in the middle so that her little hands can pick it up with ease. It helps her develop cognitive, communication, social, auditory and tactile skills, and provides hours of fun, making it one of the best gifts for 2 year old girl. She will be hooked on her new musical cell phone for sure.
23. Early Education Musical Dancing Duck
This multi-colored and multi-function duck is a great educational toy for a 2 year old girl who loves singing and dancing. It will keep her entertained for hours and hours as the super cute duck sings happy, fun songs and dances while lighting up and flapping its wings. Your little one will be fascinated by hearing different ducks sounds, melodies and even “uh oh” when pressing the four buttons. The toy also features a baby duck that says “quack quack” when pressed and a red heart button that makes the sound of a beating heart. This talented duck helps her build fine motor skills and engage in imaginative play.
24. Melissa & Doug Nesting and Sorting Barns and Animals
This adorable match-and-stack play set is one of the best gifts for 2 year old girl, allowing her to build a cute farm scene packed with bright red barns and vividly colored, wooden farm animals. The barns feature doors sized to fit their occupants on the front and colorful scene illustrating the animals in an outdoor setting on the back. She can also pair the barns and farm animals by size and numbers. Nesting and Sorting Barns and Animals helps the little girl develop hand-eye coordination, dexterity and early learning skills through mix-and-match, hide-and-seek, imaginative play.
25. Fisher-Price Say Please Snack Set, Laugh and Learn
Featuring more than 85 fun songs, sounds and phrases that appeal to 2 year old girls, this interactive, best-selling educational toy serves up a delectable slice of fun and learning through play. She will be rewarded with music and phrases and learn about sharing, matching and polite table manners as she arranges the food on the magic plates. She can also sort the snacks, cups and utensils into their slots for more captivating play. This appetizing play set incorporates Fisher-Price Smart Stages technology, keeping the learning fun going as she grows. It includes 14 play pieces and a dual sided table to encourage her to play together with other kids.
26. Leapfrog Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket
Ignite your little girl’s imagination and give her the gift of playing and learning with this 16-pieces, brightly colored picnic set. The interactive, pink basket recognizes the food items by shape and colour, allowing your 2 year old girl to explore different colours and shapes, while learning about good manners and sharing. As she lifts the basket lid, she will hear cheerful songs and phrases as well as polite food requests when she presses the colorful butterfly button. With Leapfrog Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket, learning and developing both matching and fine motor skills is a picnic for any 2 year old girl.
27. Vtech Baby Little Friendlies Moosical Beads
Holy Cow! Your 2 year old girl will be in for quite a surprise when you give her this sweet yet educational toy as a gift. Featuring 12 fun melodies and 3 sing-along happy songs, the huggable soft cow encourages sensory and language development and helps her build fine motor skills while enjoying hours of moosical .fun. She will also learn about simple cause and effect as she presses the light-up buttons that teach numbers and letters and also discover what the cow does as she spins the block for extra fun.
28. Leapfrog Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart
No 2 year old girl can resist playing with an ice cream cart. Leapfrog Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart makes learning through play sweet and features 20 colorful playing pieces to take her imagination to the next level. The magic scooper recognizes the different ice cream colors so she can match them to her customers’ orders, In addition to encouraging role play and allowing her to engage in more challenging pretend play, this smiling ice cream cart helps the little one develop matching, sorting and motor skills.
29. Melissa & Doug Mermaid Dress Up Puzzle
This inspiring puzzle is one of the best gifts for 2 year old girl who loves fashion and mermaids in particular. And if Ariel is her favorite Disney character, then you have a winner for sure. Celebrate her inner fashion designer with this irresistible mix-and-match mermaid-themed puzzle, Brimming with eye-catching original artwork, the 9-piece wooden chunky puzzle includes 6 colorful tops and 3 tails.
The Mermaid Dress Up Puzzle is a dream toy, providing hours of matching and creative fun for your little girl. To paraphrase Ariel, who says that her dreams have to stay just her dreams? Bring her dreams to life and allow her to add her name to the purple tail fins of her own personalized mermaid puzzle.
30. Fisher-Price Rock and Record Microphone
And a star is born! The interactive Rock and Record Microphone is the best toy for a 2 year old girl who loves to sing and pretend she’s already a famous singer. Make her dreams of stardom come true with this super entertaining 2-in-1 microphone and voice recorder which enables her to express herself through dance, music and active role play. Whether she chooses the sing-along mode with the cute puppy’s fun learning songs or the record & play back mode, she will have a blast rocking out with this much-anticipated microphone. Your little girl is bound to enjoy lots of hands-on activities including adding beats or sound effects when they play it back and changing “dancing” colours to match the tune.
31. Little Tikes Cook and Learn Smart Kitchen
Two year old girls love to help their mommy in the kitchen and pretend they’re cooking, so humor your little one. This interactive Cook and Learn Smart Kitchen makes a great gift for her, as it stimulates imaginative play with fun, realistic sounds effects. She will have a blast hearing water pouring, eggs sizzling, knife chopping, stove cooking and more just like in a real kitchen. Loaded with more than 40 accessories, this interactive kitchen uses responsive Bluetooth technology, providing hours of kitchen fun for your little master chef. Step in and take kitchen role play to the next level with the Cook ‘n Learn app.
32. Leapfrog Count and Crawl Musical Number Kitty Pink
Hello Kitty! Two year old girls loves kittens, so she is bound to adore this pink musical kitty. This cute toy it a purrfect gift for your little one, allowing her to develop fine motor and counting skills through imaginative play. She will love discovering meowisical notes from low to high and even create her very own tunes on the kitty piano. As she presses the brightly colored, rainbow-like keys, your little girl will learn about counting from 1 to 20 through fun phrases and meow songs.
33. Carlorbo Wooden Toys Pretend Play Food
An appetizing way of learning through play, this realistic food playset features a wooden knife and vividly colored fruit and vegetables aplenty, enabling your little girl to engage in more pretend play in the kitchen. It’s undeniably one of the best gifts for a 2 year girl who fancies cooking, as she can make-believe she’s cooking lunch or dinner for her family. Great for introducing concepts of part and whole, these cuttable food pieces feature realistic details. In addition to encouraging independent play and imagination, the set also help her improve dexterity, hand-eye coordination and other fine motor skills.
34. Melissa & Doug Farm Friends Hand Puppets
A whole lotta fun awaits your 2 year old girl with these farm-themed hand puppets which are sized to fit both her little hands and adults’ hands for role play together. The little one will instantly make four new friends – the cow, pig, horse and sheep and fall in love with these adorable, beautifully designed hand puppets at first sight.
Their soft, stuffed plush heads encourages cuddles, making her feel a special connection with these cute and realistic puppets. Made of soft, washable and durable fabrics, these are bound to be her favorite toys for years to come, sparking her imagination again and again. Give your 2 year old girl the gift of imaginative play at her fingertips with the soft Farm Friends Hand Puppets.
35. Leapfrog Water and Count Vegetable Garden
Encouraging role play as a gardener while teaching her all about planting vegetables, the Water and Count Vegetable Garden is one of the best gifts for 2 year old girls who love watering veggies in the garden. As she presses the light-up sun button, she will learn about different times of the day and hear fun learning sounds and catchy songs as she presses or spins the vividly colored vegetables. This child-tested and educator-approved interactive toy from Leapfrog is a fun way to help her develop matching, counting, sorting and other early learning skills through imaginative play in the vegetable garden.