Ready or not its holiday shopping season. I love the toddler and preschool age because quite frankly they have no real Christmas list other than being excited about a new toy on Christmas morning. The fun part for me is finding the best toddler and preschool toy that will encourage learning and fun day after day. Engaging fun and something the entire family can actually enjoy. These six toddler toys will bring engage your little one with early learning fun. Here are my picks for best bets for toddlers & preschoolers this Christmas.
Best Bets for Toddlers & Preschoolers This Christmas
About Wonder Forge
In 2007, Jacobe Chrisman (Founder & CEO) and a small group of creative types with a passion for children’s entertainment came together to develop extraordinarily fun, original play experiences for kids and families. Since its launch, Wonder Forge has consistently offered top-quality experiences, raising the bar for preschool and family games everywhere. The preschool titles celebrate the “can do” attitude in all kids — engaging them physically, socially, and creatively. The family games bridge generation gaps and create wholesome family moments and lasting memories.
Our bedtime routine yesterday consisted of a round of the game Mickey Mouse Snuggle Time. It perfectly sets the tone for getting everyone to bed. This will be a great addition to winding down my kiddos for bed.
The Wonder Forge Mickey Mouse Snuggle Time game is a great introductory into board style games. This calming game that’s perfect for bedtime, naptime, or any quiet time is the best bet for toddlers & preschoolers this Christmas. Help Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and friends to get the farm animals across the soft board game into the barn before the sun goes down. Mickey’s Snuggle Time offers parents a unique addition to kids’ bedtime routines. The game utilizes a soft, fabric board that can be folded up and used as a pillow when not in-play. Perfect for ages 3+
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children for more than a century. We have successfully combined innovation with respect for our Swedish heritage of craftsmanship ever since. We will carry on recognizing the magic of play, supporting children’s development and making life more enjoyable for you as parents. And we are willing to bet you have fond memories of your own BRIO toys. – This is why we say we create happy childhood memories.
The BRIO My First Farm playset inspires creative, open-minded play where toddlers can use their imaginations to create their own stories. MY First Farm has fun animal sounds that encourage their imagination and a train ride helps develop those gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination. My First Farm is a farm set for toddlers which playfully introduces them into the BRIO wooden railway system. The simple train set is perfect for little ones who are not yet ready to tackle the frustration of a large set. The five wooden animals fit into the animal wagon ready to be transported by train to the farm. Each animal also comes with three distinct sounds, the sounds activate when placed in the farm meadow. Perfect for ages 18mo+.
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Ravensburger blue triangle has become a respected trademark that represents a family company dedicated to promoting fun, learning and family togetherness – important values in today’s fast-paced, tech-driven world. While having endless hours of playing fun with our innovative products, children learn to think ahead, to accept losing graciously and to follow directions. Ravensburger puzzles, games, arts & crafts and science activity kits develop concentration, imagination and children’s experience of success and independence.
Four little birds are missing their tail feathers and need help finding them. Friends of a Feather features bird-shaped card holders sized perfectly for little hands and promotes color identification and recognition. Add feathers to your bird each turn by drawing from the deck or trading away your unwanted ones to the nest. Score points at the end of the game based on your colorful collection. The player with the most points wins! Perfect for ages 3+.
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Toy Story Giant Floor Puzzle 24-piece giant floor puzzle. Assemble this 24-piece floor puzzle from Ravensburger to see a collage of all your favorite Toy Story 4 characters, including Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Forky and Bo Peep! Perfect for ages 3+
Toy Story Made To Play Puzzle Ravensburger celebrates Toy Story 4 with puzzles featuring a range of images that capture audiences’ favorite toys. Preschoolers can enjoy the classic 35-piece puzzle. Rediscover the fun and excitement of Disney Toy Story 4 with this colorful 35-piece puzzle. Among the favorites you’ll know and love are Woody, Buzz, Bo Peep and Rex, and you can also meet Forky, Ducky & Bunny, the Dummy General, Duke Caboom, Gabby Gabby and the tiny Officer Giggle McDimples! Ages 3+
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At ThinkFun, we’re passionate about our effort to make learning fun. It drives everything we do – and every game, brainteaser and puzzle we create. We love being the spark that ignites young minds and gives children an early learning advantage.
The ThinkFun Heads Talk Tails Walk is an engaging game that brings out your silly side while teaching all about animals. Players try to match hidden animal head tiles to the correct body tails. The fun starts when they don’t match. If you get a mismatched tile you will have to walk and talk like them! This fun game of sounds and movement promotes memory, matching, and image recognition skills. Can you hop like a frog while clucking like a chicken? Perfect for ages 3+.
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These six games are my best bets for toddlers & preschoolers this Christmas. If you are ready for engaging and having fun with your preschooler like never before put these on your list. The perfect games to pass the time while you enjoy one-on-one family time. We love putting puzzles together and engaging in quiet time that allows my little one to concentrate on her motor skills. When it comes to playing family games it’s important that we don’t play family games that don’t include the entire family. I love that my toddler can fully grasp these games and be a part of having fun with all of us. Each of these games provides a new learning experience and has the entertainment factor to keep her engaged all the way to the end.
We’ve added these best bets for toddlers & preschoolers this Christmas to our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide