10 Best Gifts for Toddlers who Love Farm Animal Toys
One of the best outdoor activities for toddlers is going to visit a farm. Nothing beats feeding a real goat some grass or carrots, or feeding ducks fresh bread. The next best thing is to have farm animal toys for toddlers at homes and toy farm sets. Ask any toddler what sound a cow makes or a duck and they will happily respond with the cutest of noises. Kids can engage in creative and fun play with toy animals and parents can join in too. Here are some of the best picks of great toddler gifts that kids will love.
Learning Resources Jumbo Farm Animal Toys
These might be fun to play with and look at but there’s an educational component here too. This Jumbo Farm Animals set encourages vocabulary, an understanding of spatial relations and can improve hand grasp. Ideal for toddlers, these large farm animal toys will be played with long past the toddler stage, taking kids right into elementary school and beyond. The Jumbo Farm Animals includes a horse, pig, cow, sheep, goat, goose and rooster. Animals range from 7 ½ inches high to 10 inches high.
Melissa & Doug Fold & Go Wooden Barn
It doesn’t get much more classic than these farm toy sets. This Melissa & Doug Fold & Go Wooden Barn is made from wood and features 7 play animals, a folding corral, and sliding barn door. Great for children who love animals, this set will give them a sense of what it’s like on the farm. They can manipulate the horses and cows so they are inside the barn or working in the corral outside. Best of all, this wooden barn set features fold-and-go styling, which allows for easy cleanup and the portability that makes this toy a serious keeper.
ALEX Toys Little Hands String A Farm
This fun and colorful String A Farm set teaches sequencing and counting; by the nature of the colorful toy animals, it can also teach colors. When toddlers work on stringing the animals and other shapes, they also develop fine motor skills. This set includes animals, as well as a red barn, a yellow tractor and a fruit tree. The lengthwise holes are on both sides of the shapes, making it easy to string these for even the littlest of hands. The set also includes a wood needle, cotton lace, and a stopper.
Fisher-Price Little People See n’ Say Farmer Eddie Says
Just like the classic toy that parents will remember, this Little People See n’ Say focuses on animal names and sounds. Toddlers only have to point the arrow at a picture and pull the lever to hear what the picture has to say. Toddlers who love little farm animal toys (including other Little People sets) will enjoy this toy. Parents will like that this toy has a handle for portability.
Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm
The Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm is fun toy farm set for toddlers that includes seven little figures. Toddlers can open and close the barn and play with Farmer Eddie and his cow, goat, chicken, horse, sheep and pig. More animals are available to complete the collection and a tractor for transportation.
Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Sticker Pad
Toddlers love stickers but that can sometimes cause problems. These Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Stickers are an ideal pick since they are easy-to-peel vinyl stickers, that come off whatever they are stuck to. Ideally toddlers would use the sticker pad for the stickers, but since kids have a mind of their own, parents will be happy to know they come off the window, fridge and tables with the greatest of ease. The set includes more than 150 reusable stickers and 5 different landscape scenes. Great for encouraging creative play that also helps to develop hand-eye coordination.
LEGO DUPLO Ville Farm Animals Building Set
This DUPLO Ville Farm Animals Building Set includes a sheep, a cow, a chicken and a little farm house for toddlers to build. Duplo is a popular brand for young kids and you can grow your farm with more Duplo sets, such as the farm tractor forest animals and zoo animals.
B. Critter Toy Vet Play Set
Encourage children to show their doctoring side with this fun and interactive B. Critter Toy Vet Play Set. Included are two plush toy animals and items to help care for them, such as a stethoscope, thermometer, tweezers, and syringe. The set also comes with six room doors with matching keys. Toddlers and preschoolers will love the creative play they can imagine with this set, while parents will love how easy it is to transport all the items in the kit from one place to another. All of the care accessories store easily in the rooftop storage compartment.
Melissa & Doug Farm Friends Hand Puppets
A great toy for parents and kids to play creatively together, these Melissa & Doug Farm Friends Hand Puppets can fit both adult and child hands. Made from a soft washable fabric, these puppets are fantastic for role-playing, story telling and making toy farm animals come to life.
Galt Toys Giant Floor Puzzle Farm
Puzzles are great for hand-eye coordination, problem solving and even coordinated play, but sometimes they are also just fun. This is one such puzzle. This Galt Toys Giant Floor Puzzle features a total of 36 pieces, 8 of which are in the exact shape of objects or farm animal characters, making them an easy fit for toddlers. Made of thick cardboard, the puzzle pieces are easy for small hands to handle and are easy to wipe clean with a damp cloth. When put together, puzzle measures 24” x 36”.