Recommended Toys & Gifts

Are you searching for the perfect toys for the little ones in your life? If so, consider choosing from the following recommended toy categories in order to get the most educational and entertainment value for your money. These select categories of toys not only delight children, but develop important learning skills in the process. These toys are "Active versus Passive Toys" which encourage children to get involved by requiring some degree of manipulation and participation.You’ll discover that a few well-chosen and educationally sound toys are sure to please. You can bet that these types of toys won’t just sit on a shelf collecting dust!

Little Ones Top 25
Award Winning/Outstanding Toy Picks

Top 25 Award Winning/Outstanding Toy Picks


Award Winning Baby Toys (Birth – 2 Years)


Toys for Little Fingers (Toddler – Preschool)


Building Sets & Creative Design Toys


The Wonderful World of Legos!


Dolls, Dollhouses, Dress Up & More!

Corolle Special Feature Baby Doll Lila


Cars, Trains and Vehicles That Move!


Let’s Pretend Toys for Girls & Boys


Board Games & Card Games – Young Children (Toddler – Preschool)

ThinkFun Zingo


Board Games & Card Games –  Older Children (Ages 7 – Adult)

Monopoly Electronic Banking Edition


Arts & Crafts/Musical Toys



Electronic Learning Toys

Leapfrog Fridge Words Magnetic Word Builder


Indoor/Outdoor Sports & Games


Discovery Toys & Science Kits

Snap Circuits SC-300


Puzzles, Memory Games & Brain Teasers



Active Versus Passive Toys



Note: Children develop at different rates. Toys are grouped into general categories. Click the highlighted products for recommended age levels, description of products, Amazon  reviews and ordering information.


A Final Word:

Safety First!  As with all purchases for children, safety comes first! Careful supervision of children is crucial. Items with small or movable parts can cause a choking hazard. Please read all product instructions and warnings before use. While Little Ones recommends these products for their educational value, it does not guarantee product safety.  It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to make age appropriate selections, insure proper use, provide safety precautions and adult supervision. Use products at your own risk.

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