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Toddler Boy Gift Guide (1-4 Years Old). Toys under $100 (2018)

Today I’ll share with you best toys that toddler boys will love. Is there a better toddler boy gift guide than the one written by a mother, having little men every day at home? I went through Amazon bestselling toys guide to find things that I’m sure my boys (1-year-old and 3.5-year-old) would enjoy. I also checked the reviews for you, so you won’t find here anything of poor quality about which customers complained.

Toddler boy gift guide 2017 - toys from amazon under $100. For 1-4-year-old boys. Choice by a current toddlers' mom. Gifts for boys Chrismas 2017 | gifts for toddlers Christmas | gift guide for kids | gifts for toddler boys #giftguide #giftguideforkids #giftguideforboys #giftsforkids #giftsforboys #Deals #GIFTIDEA #giftideas Click to see the list + some good deals!

Prices are valid for the day of publishing the article.

What were the main criteria to create this gift guide?

– Toddler boys’ interests,

– quality of materials

– and aesthetics.

Toddler Boy Gift Guide by a Toddler Boys Mom

gift guide for kids toddlers 2017 amazon - car park, car wash, gas station

Melissa & Doug Service Station Parking Garage With 2 Wooden Cars and Drive-Thru Car Wash

  • Wooden two-level carry-all service station and parking garage
  • Includes car wash with roller and drying strips, numbered parking area, gas pump, garage with doors, elevator, and 2 painted wooden cars
  • Elevator moves up and down to bring cars to upper parking area, parking booth gate lifts and lowers, and platform slides through car wash
  • Gas pump hose fits into cars for fast fill-ups
  • Encourages fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and imaginative play

This all-in-one service station is truly full serve! Park the two included wooden cars in the parking garage with movable elevator or pull them through the car wash. Don’t forget to fill up at the gas pump before getting the cars serviced at the garage with sliding doors. The built-in handle makes it the perfect take-along toy!

Since the company’s founding more than 25 years ago, Melissa & Doug has consistently delivered innovative products that inspire open-ended thinking, encourage kids to see new possibilities, and offer Countless Ways to Play. It’s part of a bigger vision to Take Back Childhood. Because by giving children a true childhood with the space and freedom to explore their world, we give them a path to realizing their full potential!

From a review:

“Uncomplicated but the elevator, car wash, ramp, garage and gas hose provide interest to keep the child engaged. No bells, whistles, or batteries – just a great toy for imaginative play.”

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Hape Handyman Go-To-Caddy Kid’s Wooden Tool Box Set (Amazon Exclusive)

  • 72-piece tool box builder set
  • Made of high-quality wood
  • Includes an interactive build-on box, vice, and wrench, screwdriver, and plenty of screws and wood pieces to build simple designs
  • A perfect STEM toy for the active, kinesthetic learner as your child works on basic life skills such as hand-eye coordination, building skills, and constructive play
  • Exclusive Hape item available only from Amazon
  • Non-toxic finishes and child safe materials

A perfect S.T.E.M. toy for the active, kinesthetic learner, children will develop basic life skills such as hand-eye coordination, building skills, and constructive play. Encourages problem-solving and planning. Durable child-safe paint finish and solid wood construction make this a toy your child will love for years to come.

From a review:

“I got this as a gift for a friend’s 18 months old, and he and his dad are really into it! It was a big hit! Thinking about getting it for my son when he turns about that age.”

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Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center

  • Kids power up their imaginations and build coordination skills as they drill chunky, kid-sized bolts into a sturdy activity board
  • Builds coordination, creative thinking skills, and fine motor skills—a critical pre-handwriting skill
  • Includes 120 chunky plastic bolts, reversible power drill, screwdriver, combination wrench, 2 drill bits, and 20 easy-to-follow design activity cards
  • Kids can re-create the pictures found in the Activity Guide or create their own original designs
  • Winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award, Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, National Association of Parenting Publication Award, and many more
  • Supports STEM learning—manipulative play helps enhance physical dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • 3-in-1 Fun with manipulative, construction, and creative play
  • Requires 3 AA batteries (not included)

Kids power up their imaginations, build coordination, and creative thinking skills as they drill chunky, child-sized components into this award-winning sturdy activity board. Little ones love following the colorful activity cards to create pictures and patterns—from trains and boats to flowers and fish.

From a review:

“Out of all the stuff she got for Christmas this was the item she played with most of the day and will return to on a weekly basis. Keep in mind that my little love has the attention span of a gnat and constantly jumps from one activity to another but I have seen her working with this little toy for 15-20 minutes at a time. For us that is a big deal.”

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Toy State Caterpillar Tough Tracks, 3-Pack

  • All plastic, great for the beach
  • Licensed by CAT, officially licensed by CAT NA
  • Includes dump truck, bull dozer and back-hoe
  • A great addition to any sandbox
  • No batteries required

This CAT set is built Kid Tough for long lasting play. Be your own backyard contractor. Experience the feel of real. Great for outdoor play. 3 piece set includes dump duck, bulldozer and backhoe. Each Vehicle is about 7-8 inches long.

From a review:

“My 3 year old nephew loved this for playing on the beach. Very sturdy and durable for harsh play in mud, dirt, or sand. Washes easily with garden hose or in the sink.”

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gift guide for kids toddlers 2017 amazon - toy ferry with cars

Green Toys Ferry Boat with Mini Cars Bathtub Toy

  • Eco-friendly: Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic
  • Safe and durable for indoor and outdoor play
  • No BPA, phthalates, PVC, or external coatings
  • Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning
  • This 3 piece set includes the Ferry Boat and 2 Mini Cars
  • Fun, interactive toy ideal for bath time or pool play

The Green Toys Ferry Boat sports a fun blue-and-white design and two colorful cars that will delight young children. It also features a spacious cargo area and a slide-out ramp. The open design also allows children to place action figures or other toys inside. Just like a real ferry, the toy is designed to float in water. The pontoon-inspired design keeps the vessel steady and helps prevent rolling. Your little one will love taking this boat for adventures and driving the included mini cars up and down the ramp during bath time or at the pool or beach.

From a review:

“This is the first of many Green Toys that I have bought for my son. These are the most durable toys that he has. As soon as you hold a Green Toy in your hands you will feel the thick, durable plastic and know that your child has a toy of quality.”

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gift guide for kids toddlers 2017 amazon - train road

Fisher-Price My First Thomas & Friends Railway Pals Destination Discovery Train Set

  • Includes Railway Pals Percy train with cargo car, 2 cargo pieces, over 40 track pieces, 9 track activation points, light-up Tidmouth Sheds, Knapford destination, McColl’s Farm destination, trackside cargo bin, turntable, and crossing gate
  • Roll Percy over track activation points to hear sounds, music and educational phrases that teach children about letters, numbers, directions (over/under and up/down), and colors
  • Press Percy’s light-up bumper for additional music, sounds and phrases
  • Includes over 50 sounds, songs and phrases (using Percy’s bumper and activation points)
  • Spin the drum on Tidmouth Sheds to see it light up

Of course, it’s great to know that while children are playing and using their imaginations, these adorable characters are also teaching them about letters, numbers, colors and directions. This Destination Discovery Set can also promote motor skills through reaching, stepping and grasping. Plus, as toddlers press Percy’s light-up bumper, explore the activation points, spin the drum on Tidmouth Sheds, load and unload cargo, and use the turntable to change Percy’s direction, it can encourage thinking skills and understanding of cause and effect.

From a review:

“This is a fun toy for my two toddlers! They are ages 3 and almost 2. It is a wonderful starter train set. It is easy to put together and the pieces are easy for my toddlers to grab and play with.”

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Hape Gourmet Kitchen Kid’s Wooden Play Kitchen

  • Big red knobs provide a realistic experience for toddler fun
  • Encourages kinesthetic development as your child cognitively develops role play skills
  • Non-toxic finishes and child safe materials

Not only does playing in the kitchen instill creativity and role playing, but kids also learn a variety of skills working in the kitchen, like the importance of sharing and working together with family and friends. Watch the development of fine motor skills as your child cuts up fruits and veggies with their wooden knife, and arranges food to store in the refrigerator.

From a review:

Exceeded our expectations! Our granddaughter loves it. My daughter, who isn’t very mechanical, was able to assemble it! Love the turning knobs and all the cute accessories you can purchase for it.”

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Fill out the kitchen:

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ALEX Jr. My Busy Town Wooden Activity Cube

  • Bright and cheerful solid wooden activity cube
  • 5 sides of fun
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award winner
  • Includes 16x12x 12 inch wooden cube with curvy wire rides, peek a boo doors, spin and match animals, turn and learn ABC word tiles, and racing rollers

The multi-dimensional activity cube has five different sides of fun games for your little one; curvy bead mazes, peek-a-boo open and close doors, racing car rollers, animal matching and ABC tiles. With so many different activities, your toddler is sure to stay entertained with this toy for hours.

From a review:

“Love this toy! Each side of toy having a lot of developing and learning gams: colors, shapes, letters, words, numbers, puzzles and games for developing hands motor skills. He can spend a lot of time playing with this toy so I can say it is really Busy Town Toy for a baby and happy time for a mother!”

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Manhattan Toy Tree Top Adventure Activity Center

  • Solid wood activity center offers hours and hours of exploratory fun and learning
  • Colorful tree theme and sturdy construction makes this great decor for a nursery or activity room
  • Bead runs and gliders encourage reach and grasping skills
  • Product stands 22.5″ high, 18″ wide

The Tree Top Adventure wooden activity center was made for play with enduring quality components produced from select plywood, teawood, stainless steel, rubber, and non-toxic finishes. While the Tree Top Adventure can take the energy of excited children as they explore this attractive toy, parents can take comfort in Manhattan Toy’s long-standing approach to child safety as imperative, including this activity piece.

From a review:

“Our daughter loves it! It is definitely a toy that she goes back to over and over again, and actually spends some time at it. There is enough going on that she will learn new things as she grows up.”

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gift guide for kids toddlers 2017 amazon - 50$ christmas holiday gift card Gift Card in a Gift Bag

  • Gift Card is affixed inside a gift bag
  • Gift amount may not be printed on Gift Cards
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  • Free One-Day Shipping (where available) Gift Cards are the perfect way to give them exactly what they’re hoping for – even if you don’t know what it is. Gift Cards are redeemable for millions of items across Item delivered is a single physical Gift Card nested inside or with a free gift accessory.

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Next week I’ll share with you ideas for gifts that are needed in kids’ room: The Toddler’s Room Gift Guide, including kids’ furniture and bigger play items from Amazon, under $100.

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Toddler boy gift guide 2017 - toys from amazon under $100. For 1-4-year-old boys. Choice by a current toddlers' mom. Gifts for boys Chrismas 2017 | gifts for toddlers Christmas | gift guide for kids | gifts for toddler boys #giftguide #giftguideforkids #giftguideforboys #giftsforkids #giftsforboys #Deals #GIFTIDEA #giftideas Click to see the list + some good deals!