Do your kids love to play pretend? Quickly outgrowing the baby toys, yet not quite big enough for smaller-piece toys, it can be a challenge to find developmentally appropriate and safe toys for the 2-3 year old age range. Notice that some of my favorite brands included are Melissa & Doug, Hape, KidKraft, and MiO, because of their amazing quality and durability. These dramatic play toys with get your kids playing creatively, and learning a ton!
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My Top Picks for Dramatic Play Toys
As a big proponent of learning through play, I have written before about the importance unstructured play and my affinity for wooden toys. While my kids do enjoy (and have more than enough of) the push-button, make-music type toys, I tend to prefer those that inspire creativity, imagination and dramatic play. So this gift guide is just that.
Do you have any of these on this list? Any that you would recommend? I would love to hear!