Looking for a little inspiration? Do you need to get a gift for a VIT (Very Important Toddler)?
We have compiled a list of some of the best toys for 18-month-old boys, and you are most certainly going to find something for the special someone below.
From ride-on toys and lawnmowers to building blocks and tablets, we have some very fun ideas for you. What's even better is that a lot of these toys will continue to hold his interest as he gets older, and many double as great learning tools. You might want to check out these other articles if your kiddo is specifically into wooden train sets or ride-on toys.
Shape sorters, sing-along songs and games abound. All you need is a curious 18-month-old boy!
Our top picks are as follows:
- Little Tikes Go and Grow Lil' Rolling Giraffe Ride-On
- Tech Grow and Discover Tree House Toy Tent
- VTech Spinning Lights Learning Hippo
- Mega Bloks First Builders Big Building Bag
- VTech Little Apps Tablet
- WolVol Musical Activity Cube Play Center with Lights
- LeapFrog Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket
- Fisher-Price Little People Loops 'n Swoops Amusement Park
- Fisher-Price Laugh 'N Learn Puppy and Friends Learning Table
- Little Engineer Multifunctional Learning Tool Workbench for Kids
- Fisher-Price Rock 'n Roll Trike
- Little Tikes Gas 'n Go Mower Toy
- VTech 3-in-1 Learning Zebra Scooter
- Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker
Read on for the entire list and all the details.
Go and Grow Giraffe Ride-on
Kids love riding this adorable giraffe toy. The friendly face makes them happy and the foot-to-floor format makes it easy for little ones to scoot along and ride.
It's the perfect toy for your toddler, and it comes with an adjustable seat, so the little giraffe will "grow" right along with them. Perfect for safe, fun mobile play!
Grow and Discover Tree House Toy Tent
This tent playset for kids is ideal for toddlers (and babies too!) and features four sides of treehouse fun. Let them explore the activity center, which allows your baby’s senses to run wild as they discover ball play, the shape sorter, baby gears and much more.
It also has an electronic learning toy play panel that introduces early learning concepts, and with the movable parts help develop those fine motor skills. Who’s ready to camp out?
Spinning Lights Learning Hippo
Have a blast with this light-up toy hippo. It's interactive and will teach your little one letters, numbers, objects and more.
Your toddler will love this bright, cheerful purple toy and will want to take it everywhere. With music and games, this is the perfect early learning companion for your child.
First Builders Big Building Bag
This is the perfect first building set, designed especially for small hands. With so many pieces and bright colors, your toddler's imagination can take him anywhere.
As an added advantage, this kit also helps kids develop their fine motor skills while having fun.
The blocks are easy to set up, hold and take apart—the perfect kit created with toddlers in mind.
Little Apps Tablet
Kids today love electronic devices. So why not make it fun and educational for them?
This awesome tablet is a safe way to introduce toddlers to the world of tech. With a color-changing screen, letter buttons and a piano keyboard, this tablet feels a lot like the adult version, but is designed especially for your 18-month-old. Let them learn numbers, letters and more in a fun, interactive way.
Activity Cube Play Center with Lights
With this activity cube play center, there’s always going on to keep your busy toddler interested and engaged. Who knew learning could be so much fun?
With a strong, sturdy design, and bright, cheerful colors, you and your kiddo will love this toy. It also makes a great gift!
The box of fun your toddler always wanted...
LeapFrog Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket
Teach the values of caring and sharing with your toddler, as you take him on a picnic! This toy will help him explore shapes and colors with pieces of food, and gives him material for plenty of fun activities.
As you lift this picnic basket, it plays sweet instrumental music and fun sound effects, sure to delight any 18-month-old. Extend playtime by talking about food and arguing over who’s going to eat the last piece of pie!
Fisher-Price Loops 'n Swoops Amusement Park
What kid wouldn’t want to play with their own amusement park every day? This 2-foot tall ridiculously cool toy is anchored by a rolling ramp that's filled with twists and turns, ending with a gravity-defying 360-degree loop-the-loop!
Flashing lights, sounds, and a fun song keep kids engaged. With many ways to play, alone or with a group of friends, expect your toddler to be cheering for more thrills.
Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Learning Table
There's a lot to love about this learning table. You can remove the legs and your child can use it sitting down, or he can stand up while playing with its multiple features.
It's a fun, educational toy that toddlers love, with bright colors, easy-to-push buttons and learning activities galore. Your munchkin will have plenty to do with this toy.
Expect a whole lot of giggles as your kiddo opens and closes the book or cruises around bangs on the keys.
Multifunctional Workbench for Kids
Let your kid start building things, with his own hands! This deluxe, multifunctional workbench has 8 different interactive game modes to cultivate your toddler’s creativity.
With lots of different tools, all of which are designed for small hands (and big imaginations), your 18-month-old will have a blast with this toy. Give him a taste of the grown-up the world and let him get building!
Rock, Roll 'n Ride Trike
This sturdy trike offers serious bang-for-your-buck. You can ride it three different ways, and it grows right along with your child. The first way to enjoy this trike is by locking in the base, creating a fun ride-on toy that stays in place and helps build those early balance skills.
As your child grows and gets more confidence, the base converts to an extra long parent handle, so you can comfortably stroll and steer the trike-riding action while your little one learns to pedal and steer. And when he's ready to ride on his own, remove the handle and he's off!
Little Tikes Gas 'n Go Mower Toy
When kids see you doing something, they just want in on the action. That's why this little lawn mower is such a great toy.
It sparks young imaginations and gives them the real-life experience of mowing the grass. If you're really lucky, they might develop a real love for it and help you with the lawn someday!
This badboy looks feels, and sounds just like a real lawnmower, only smaller!
3-in-1 Learning Zebra Scooter
This Zebra scooter is a fantastic grow-with-me toy for any child. With bright colors and a fun design, it's actually 3 toys in 1.
There are lots of fun ways to interact with it, and it's perfect for kids aged 1 to 3.
What starts out as a push toy for early walkers becomes a sit-and-ride push bicycle, and then a ride-on push scooter! Practice early bike-riding skills like balance and control, and have a blast doing it!
Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker
Designed for little minds and little hands, Melissa & Doug toys nurture creativity and imagination. They're known for bringing back classic wooden toys, and this geometric stacker is just one great example.
With bright colors and a fun stacking puzzle, little kids will spend hours stacking and restacking these wooden block pieces to get the puzzle just right. And they're learning the whole time! Who doesn’t love that?
We sincerely hope you found the gift you were looking for on our carefully curated list of the best toys for 18-month-old boys, and if you didn't we hope we gave you some good ideas.
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