Best Gifts for Toddlers Who Love Playing on Your iPad
You might think an iPad for a 2 year old is totally ridiculous, but toddlers are part of the x generation and touchscreen tablets and iPads are second nature to them. Most parents have handed their toddler a smartphone or iPad to keep them amused at some stage. Toddlers just love playing on iPads, whether parents are keen on that or not. The genre of unboxing videos on YouTube has mesmerized our little ones, but there are plenty of educational alternatives too.
iPad games for toddlers are really educational and can help teach colors, shapes and numbers. As iPads for toddlers become more and more popular, it’s reassuring to parents to know there is plenty of protection available for their expensive tech gear to stop scratches, drool and little accidents. So if you have a little one who can’t keep their hands off your iPad, here are a some cool iPad toys to help enhance their experience.
Marbotic Smart Letters
Marbotic Smart Letters contains 26 interactive wooden letters to help kids learn to read and write. At the early stage, toddlers can start to learn and recognise the alphabet and have great fun placing the letters on the iPad screen. Connecting the best of both worlds, wooden toys and technology, Marbotic iPad toys also have a Smart Numbers set.
Little Tikes Cook ‘n Learn Smart Kitchen
The Little Tikes Cook ‘n Learn Smart Kitchen is a play kitchen with a special holder for an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone. Kids can interact with the Cook ‘n Learn app on their iPad and role-play in the kitchen at the same time. The kitchen itself is equipped with a sink, oven and 40 accessories for chopping food.
Tiggly Shapes turns any iPad into a 3-dimensional toy that kids can interactive with. There are four different apps and it comes with four shapes, a square, circle, triangle and star. Toddlers simply touch the screen (or bang it) with the toy shapes and the app responds. Toddlers can work on shape recognition, creativity and fine motor skills. Tiggly Shapes is a great educational iPad toy that parents and kids love.
Fisher-Price Imaginext Apptivity Fortress
Use the free app to unlock adventures with this Fisher-Price Imaginext Apptivity Fortress iPad toy. When in the case, the iPad can be used either vertically or horizontally, making this a versatile choice for a child. The included clear protective screen keeps the iPad safe from drips, sticky fingers and scratches. Set includes a knight figure, a knight’s sword, two ladders, a flag and a cannon.
Fisher-Price Little People Apptivity Barnyard
Toddlers will adore this Fisher-Price Little People Apptivity Barnyard iPad case. The set includes 6 apptivity pieces that helps kids to interact with the apps so they can learn and play games. Kids can plant and harvest “crops” and watch them “grow” through the app. They can make water from the pump “overflow” and then use the “mud” to draw with.
Everyone likes to have a good old laugh at the iPad Potty, but contrary to what people think, those who have used it (including myself), think it’s great. It does what it says on the tin, so to speak. You put your iPad in the holder and your toddler is more than happy to sit on the potty. In the very early days of potty training this can really help parents get started. Depends on the child of course, but if your 2 year old is an iPad toddler, it’s not such a ludicrous purchase.
Speck iGuy Cover
The Speck iGuy cover is an ideal iPad case for kids. These covers are fun, flexible, and durable enough to take a good bashing and still leave your iPad in perfect condition. This iGuy fits all full size iPads, is free standing and his soft foam arms make him easy and fun to carry around.
Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Creation Center Case for iPad
More than a case, this Laugh and Learn Creation Center Case for iPad creates a whole new play space for toddlers. At its heart are the four art shape stampers that interact with two free apps you can download from the app store. Kids can use the stampers to play the games, and then store the stampers in the case when they’re done playing. This case also includes a clear film that protects the iPad from drool, dribbles, and accidental pressing of the home button. This can be used flat or in easel position and it fits iPad generations 1 through 4.
Crayola DigiTools Deluxe Creativity Pack – Digital Toolkit for iPad
iPad toys that engage the senses are always in demand and this Crayola DigiTools Deluxe Creativity Pack delivers on its promise. This toy comes with a variety of tools that are sure to get a toddler or preschooler’s creative juices flowing. This kit includes a digital crayon that makes colorful and impressive designs, a digital airbrush, a digital 3D stylus and a digital stamper. The designs of the 3D stylus pop from the screen thanks to the included 3D glasses. Ideal for travel, this set is also great for moms and dads who want less creative mess around the house.
Fisher-Price Create and Learn Apptivity Case for iPad
The Fisher-Price Create and Learn Apptivity Case for iPad includes a stylus and 13 double-sided augmented reality cards to use with the app. Toddlers can work on the alphabet while playing fun games, do puzzles and draw with the stylus. Sized for kid’s hands, this case includes a protective screen.