Jump start your holiday shopping with these top toys that are guaranteed to provide your toddlers and preschoolers with hours of fun and teach them something in the process. Even better? They are all available online so you can shop from the comfort of your couch.
Easy To Hold Toddler Crayons
Not only will these easy-to-hold crayons allow your toddler to create big pictures with little hands, they’re stackable and don’t stain. Win/win.
Available at Amazon | $23.95
Think of it as a younger version of Jenga. Little ones use a stick to push out a log without making the beaver fall. The person who can save the beaver’s life wins. Your kids will be having so much fun they won’t even realize they are developing hand/eye coordination.
Available at HeritageKids.ca | $41.95
Paw Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck
Kids and Marshall can save the day with this fire truck that’s equipped with a two-foot ladder, flashing lights and sounds. If you have a Paw Patrol fan in your life you’re going to want to grab up this smoking hot toy because it won’t be around for long.
Available at Indigo | $79.95
Magformers Tileblox Rainbow (20 Set)
Get ready, get set, get building! Magformers Tileblox are colourful, translucent tiles with magnets allowing them to snap together to create buildings, cubes, or a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. The only limit is your child’s imagination.
Available at Indigo | $49.95
Poopsie Surprise Unicorn
Unicorns and poop seem like an unlikely combination but Poopsie Surprise Unicorn is flying off the shelves. This bundle of fun allows you to customize your unicorn’s poop (slime) and each time you feed her and sit her on the glitter potty, she creates a surprise. What’s not to love?
Available at Indigo | $79.95
Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Set
Your aspiring vets will love this set that comes with two plush animals and 24 pieces including a stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, clamp, cast, bandages, and more. And it’s all stored in a handy tote bag, so they can make house calls.
Available at Amazon.ca | $34.95
Glove a Bubble
Stocking stuffer alert! It’s sometimes the simplest toys that provide the most fun. Glove a Bubble will let your kids make hundreds of bubbles all at once. Simply wave and play! With eight different characters to choose from there’s one for everyone.
Available at Scholar’s Choice | $3.99
Christmas Scavenger Hunt Game
It’s a gift for your kid but fun for the whole family. The Christmas Scavenger hunt game includes 220 items found throughout your house at Christmas. With both indoor and outdoor options, this not only makes a great present but you can turn your scavenger hunt into a family tradition. Trust us, yule love it!
Available at RetroFestive.ca | $12.99
Yookidoo Bath Toy Swimming Pirate Duck
Aaaaarrrr matey! Your kids will get hooked on the pirate duck that races around the tub and shoots water out of its cannon. Preschoolers will love the 15 pirate-themed accessories they can use to create a new duck every bath time and parents will appreciate the storage container (with drain holes) that allows for easy cleanup.
Available at Indigo | $37.95
Kids’ Caravan Tent (Hemmahos)
Even on the coldest days of winter, your kids can pretend they are travelling with the easy-to-fold (and slide under the couch) caravan tent. Will they set up camp in the wild wild west or take it to the other side of the world for a safari journey? Every day will be a new adventure.
Available at IKEA | $39.99
Fingerlings Hugs Monkey
This isn’t just a stuffed animal. It’s a stuffed animal that hugs! Your kid’s new main squeeze has long arms perfect for swinging around or to wrap up tight for a hug. And if you speak in its ear, it’ll repeat back to you what you just said! They’ll never want to let go of this little cuddle monkey.
Available at Indigo | $39.99
Little Tikes Stem Jr. Tornado Tower
Stir up something unexpected with this tower that has a few ways to play. Your little ones can create a twisty tornado with water or mix it up by turning the tower into a lava lamp using simple household ingredients. They’ll be having so much fun they won’t realize it’s teaching them science and math.
Available at Indigo | $39.95