If your child has shown an interest in trains, or if you love trains and you think your little one will too, a train table set is an excellent investment.
We offer a great line-up below of the very best train table sets for toddlers, complete with everything you need to know to buy the set that’s right for your child.
Let’s be honest—train sets are one of the coolest toys around. They give our kids lots of material for pretend play, they teach them some very beginner concepts of engineering (they have to lay the tracks, don’t they?), they offer countless opportunities in terms of language learning, and they help develop coordination, fine motor skills, dexterity, creativity and hand-eye coordination. What’s not to love?
What's also great about train table sets is that they're going to be around for a long time; at least, that's the idea. You want to invest in something well-made and durable, so your little one can play with it for years to come. And it's also something that will grow over time, so you can surprise your kiddo with a bridge, an extra track, a mountain, a hospital—all kinds of accessories.
Several of our suggestions below come with drawers that fit right under the table which, you’ll agree, is great for storage and clean up, and others come with tables that are totally versatile: flip them over you have a regular table that your toddler can use for just about anything!
Other things that are worth considering when picking a train table set are how much space you have for the table, whether you want a plastic or a wooden train set, and the complexity of the set.
With that in mind, check out some of our favorite train table sets for toddlers below:
Read on for the complete story on each train table set.
If your child loves trains and all little engines that rumble, then she will love this train set and table. It comes with three storage bins for your little one to keep her trains and cars safe. The table is made from solid, sturdy wood to ensure that it holds up even under the toughest play conditions. The 120-piece set is great for little ones of all ages and will help them develop their motor skills.
Up the ramps and down the tracks, your kiddo will enjoy hours of entertainment and fun with this fantastic train set. It's a limited edition toy, which is just another way of saying that it totally rocks. The brightly colored table stimulates the senses and encourages creativity and imaginative play. The table is made from solid, durable wood and contains two drawers that can conveniently be used for storage.
“They’re two, they’re four, they’re six, they’re eight, shunting trucks and hauling freight…” If your toddler is a total Thomas the Train groupie, then this playtable is a no brainer. It's decorated with Thomas the Train accents and is double-sided for hours of play with not one, but two (two!) different landscapes. Your little one will love his new role as Head Conductor!
Get ready to watch as your toddler giggle as he drives trains and cars up and down this set's peaks and valleys. This table is made from durable plastic to ensure no broken pieces or splitting wood. The top of the table transforms into a white activity table, so you get two tables for the price of one. That's a whole lot more bang for your buck. From train sets to counting numbers to drawing beautiful pictures, your child is sure to love his new train and track activity table.
Chugga, chugga, choo choo! Your toddler will enjoy hours of uninterrupted play with this fantastic train set and table. Made from quality wood, it's specifically designed to hold up under even the toughest strain. The train set comes with 100 pieces, allowing your toddler free range when it comes to building and laying down the tracks. Let your kid’s imagination take flight as he soars from the airport or helipad and drives through the tunnel in the mountain.
If your little train engineer is ready for an adventure, this wooden activity table is the perfect choice. The table is made from solid wood and has smooth edges for safe play. It can also be used with cars, wooden blocks, and any other fun toys your child has on hand. A convenient storage bin sits underneath the table and is the perfect place to store all of the small pieces.
Now this is one badass KidKraft train set and table. It features 100 brightly-colored pieces that can be assembled by your child, as well as an airport with a small runway, a helipad, and even a hospital with an ambulance. Your toddler is going to spend many happy hours playing with this train table set.
To the Island of Sodor, here we come! If your child loves Thomas the Train, then this Fisher-Price play table is the perfect addition to his collection. The table features a landscape of Sodor and your child will really feel like he is right there with Thomas. As an added bonus, it comes with small racks on the side to hold all of your child’s favorite trains and rail cars.
Fun is only a train horn away with this KidKraft train table set. The table is made from solid wood, which provides durability for even the roughest indoor play. The set comes with 100 pieces including a train, tracks, and more. It features a city landscape, so your toddler will love traveling over the double bridge, near the crane, and beyond.
Let’s get the gears turning in your toddler’s mind with this train table and playboard set. It comes with 80 pieces including a train and tracks. Your toddler will love delving into the world of problem-solving and role-playing as she cruises through the city. This train table is also free from lead and phthalates for safe play every day.
All aboard the toddler express! This awesome train set and table is the perfect addition to any playroom and is the mother of all train sets. This 112-piece set has everything your child needs to enjoy traveling along windy roads, running under a waterfall, and so much more. Even better, it comes with four storage bins to hold all of the accessories so you'll never lose a thing.
This station train set and toy serves up fun like you've never seen it before. It's more than just a train set: it includes a bulldozer for construction fun, a helicopter to make emergency runs, and even an airplane to get from one side of the city to the other. There's also a moving crane attached to the table. Your child can arrange the tracks together however he pleases to create his own unique world!
When you want to entertain your child for hours without letting her watch TV, you can count on this train set to keep your kiddo happy and entertained for hours. The wonderfully-decorated table can be used with the tracks and train to create a realistic city or industrial park. When the train and tracks are not in use, the table can be used for all types of activities, from castle building with blocks to drawing with markers. Your little one is going to love it.
Zoom! Choo-Choo! If your toddler is fascinated by trains, planes, and anything that moves, then he will love this table and set. It comes with a three-piece train that sails through the molded mountain, down a whirly slide, and more. It features an airport with an escalator and a helipad for emergencies in the city your toddler is visiting.
We hope that this list of the best train set tables for toddlers was helpful for you, and that you were able to find exactly what you were looking for. We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please comment below or write to us via the contact page.
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