There are many developmental toys in Singapore that have been designed to help young children learn and grow.
These toys can be used for free play or structured learning, and there is a toy to suit every child’s interests and abilities.
Whether you’re looking for great classics like Lego®, the latest technology from VTech®, or unique Play-Doh sets, there are many options available in Singapore! Which one will your child love? Let’s take a look…
1) Lego toys
Designed to develop both problem-solving and motor skills, these classic toys in Singapore range from simple sets that can be used for free play like the LEGO® DUPLO® Creative Playset (recommended for ages 1 year and above) to more complex building kits like LEGO® Ninjago™.
2) VTech learning toys
Getting kids involved in structured learning early on helps them to discover their passion and develop important cognitive skills like thinking, memory, and decision-making. The Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi (recommended for ages 3 years and above) is an educational robot that encourages physical activity as it teaches children spelling, basic math and even some Spanish! Read here to find out more about Movi.
3) Play-Doh sets
Play-Doh is a great, open-ended way for children to explore creativity and sensory awareness. The Play-Doh tools range from simple shapes cutters like the Play-Doh Shape Cut ‘n Carve Elephant (recommended for ages 3 years and above) to more complex animal models using stamps and molds to create professional-looking animals. Read here for the full review of the Animal Modeling Clay Playset from Play-Doh!
4) LEGO® DUPLO® bricks
The DUPLO brand has been a classic in Singapore since 1971, with millions of preschoolers growing up building houses for their LEGO® DUPLO® people with these chunky bricks. The LEGO® DUPLO® Creative Playset (recommended for ages 1 years and above) features a wide selection of basic bricks in bright primary colors, perfect to encourage free-play.
5) Giant blocks
Your child can build their first towers, climb on them or just have fun stacking them up! Made from rubberwood, the blocks are lightweight yet sturdy enough for kids to play with without breaking them. This is the perfect toy to keep children engaged both indoors and outdoors. Find out more here!
6) Cardboard box playsets
Boxes provide endless possibilities for stimulating educational play, whether it’s giving your kid’s brain something new to learn, or encouraging them to use their imagination. The set of three cardboard boxes from Hape™ Toys in Singapore come with a castle, a rocket, and a treehouse for endless fun!
Blocks promote teamwork and encourage children to interact while developing cognitive skills like color recognition, basic math skills, and even some Spanish words! For older kids, the more specific sets can provide information on building homes or vehicles that they might be interested in learning about later in life. Read here for a full review of our block playsets from Hape™ Toys.
8) Marble runs
Marble runs are an open-ended toy that helps develop logical thinking through problem-solving skills as your child learns how to get the marble to the bottom. There are many different options available in Singapore, including sets that inspire creative building like LEGO® DUPLO® Creative Bricks (recommended for ages 1 years and above), to more specific marble runs designed to teach concepts like balance. We have a full review here of the Marble Run set from Hape™ Toys!
9) Sound toys
Sound toys help develop auditory awareness as your child learns to differentiate between sounds. As they advance, these toys can be used to teach basic skills like counting or even Spanish words! The Hape™ Shake & Dance Carousel is a great option that offers children music education through drum sounds. Read here for our full review of this toy!
10) Board games
Board games are an excellent way to encourage your child’s planning skills, whether it be with simple games like Snakes and Ladders or more complex ones like Strategy Games. The Hape™ Happy Hopperz balance game is great for teaching children how to plan ahead through obstacles that they must jump over! Read here for our full review of the game.
Puzzles are a fun way to introduce basic concepts in sequential order, which can be challenging for younger kids. The set of three puzzles from Hapes™ Toys offer all different levels of difficulty so you can grow with your child. Check out our review here!
With these developmental toys in Singapore for 2-year-olds, your toddler will be well on their way to becoming a genius. We hope you’ve found something in the list that piqued your interest and we can help make it happen! Reach out to our team today if you want assistance with selecting appropriate developmentally stimulating toy sets or need guidance incorporating them into playtime at home. Our experts are ready and waiting to get started with you now. What is one of your favorite items from this list?