What do toddlers want for Christmas? Toys, crafts, ride-on toys, water play and PAW Patrol!  If you’re shopping for a toddler, then check out our toddler Christmas gifts 2021 and see what the top picks are for kiddies aged one to three.

Place any of these items under the tree and you’ll be sure to bring on the squeals of delight come Christmas Day. And, BONUS, many of our top picks this year also come with a great discount offer too!

Let’s start our annual toddler Christmas gifts parade, shall we?! Happy shopping!

11 Great Toddler Christmas Gifts for 2021

Paw Patrol Chase’s Transforming Vehicle

RRP: $59.99
BUY IT FROM: Big W and Target

Chase's Transforming Vechicle
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Most toddlers love PAW Patrol – not only do they know all the characters but they love to reenact the rescue missions at home which is why Chase’s Transforming Vehicle is such a hot choice this year. Chase is always a favourite and this mega-rescue vehicle comes with all the bells and whistles kids want in an interactive toy.

It’s designed for the biggest rescues yet and comes with all sorts of cool features – transforming into armour mode, a motorcycle launcher, disc projectiles, awesome lights and sounds, and, of course, a Chase pup figure.  

Freddy and Co Play Mat

RRP: $179.95
BUY IT FROM: Freddy and Co

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Party on one side, play on the other with the ultimate baby and toddler play mats from Freddy and Co. These non-toxic play mats come with a cute, educational side for your child and a decor-friendly side for you. They are large, cushioned and ideal for all types of toddler play, even messy play!

BONUS: they are incredibly easy to clean, water-resistant, and lightweight so you can easily flip the mat from side to side. This is the perfect toddler Christmas gift for your explorer as it is not only fun but functional too and will last for years to come!

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF Freddy and Co Play Mats with code MUM10Discount expires 30 November 2021.

Paw Patrol’s Ultimate Paw Patroller 2.0

RRP: $109.99
BUY IT FROM: Big W and Target

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If you’re after a big-ticket item for your toddler, then the ultimate rescue vehicle straight out of Adventure City, is sure to do the trick!  Yep, that’s right kids – it’s the PAW Patrol Ultimate Paw Patroller 2.0 and it could be theirs to own!

This thing is huge and can easily fit two PAW Patrol vehicles inside on a dual car launcher plus you can store another 4 on the top deck! It also comes with Ryder and his very own ATV for great Paw Patrol action.

Toddlers will love the transforming doors, dual vehicle launchers and realistic sounds. Prepare for plenty of rescues around the house!

Strider Sport Balance Bike

RRP: $199.00
BUY IT FROM: Strider

Strider Sport Balance Bike
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Stride into the wonderful world of bike riding with the boss of balance bikes – Strider. The Strider Sport Balance Bike is perfect for beginner bikers, giving them confidence and allowing toddlers to get the hang of balancing before transitioning to a big bike. As they master the fine art of balancing, watch them build up speed and build their confidence to take on the parks at lightning speed!

The Strider Balance Bike is lightweight and all-terrain so your tot can tackle bitumen, dirt and more! It also comes with a cushy padded seat and mini-grips for extra comfort as well as an extra-long seatpost which means it’ll grow with your child so you’re sure to get years of enjoyment from your Strider.

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF a Strider Balance Bike with code MCYAY at checkout.

VTech’s Ride & Go Recycling Truck

RRP: $59.95
BUY IT FROM: Big W, Target, Myer + good toy stores and online retailers

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Fun, interactive and educational, the Ride & Go Recycling Truck from VTech is another great toddler Christmas gift. We especially love how this recycling truck toy is made from 90% reclaimed plastic and encourages kids to role-play around recycling and rewarding responses.

There are plenty of interactive surprises to explore too. Turn the red key or press the blue horn button for sounds, scoop up the pieces using the movable front bucket and sort the items into the shape sorter bins. The Ride & Go Recycling Truck comes with 6 toy recyclable pieces, sorted by 3 colours and 3 recycling groups for your child to recycle. Hours of independent play and fun!

Step2 Duck Dive Water Table

RRP: $129.00
BUY IT FROM: Step2 Direct

Step 2 Duck Dive Water Table
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Give your toddler the gift of unlimited water play with this amazing Step2 water play table, perfect for summer and year-round water fun! There is so much to explore. The set contains two rubber ducks and squishy frog squirters, side flippers, a vortex water tower and spinner plus oh so much more!

If you’re after a water play table for toddlers this Christmas, this one is a quacker! It’s easy to assemble and set up plus the non-leak drain plug keeps water in the basin during play and allows for easy drainage when they’re done. Made EverTough™, this outdoor water table for toddlers also features unmatched strength and durability for worry-free playtime and easy upkeep.

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE $10 OFF Step2 products when you subscribe to the newsletter. 

Wild Dough Playdough Mini Creator Activity Kit

RRP: $74.95
BUY IT FROM: Wild Dough

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If there is one thing every toddler loves, it’s playdough and Wild Dough’s sets are the perfect playdough activity kit to inspire creativity in your child. Not only are they non-toxic and perfectly soft, but they’re also scented! And the flavours – well YUMMMMM!

This set comes with everything your child needs to enjoy sensory play, including 1 large jar of Honeycomb scented Buttercup Gold playdough, 1 large jar of Spearmint scented Seaglass Teal playdough, 1 Large jar of Bubblegum scented Twilight Purple playdough, 1 pattern roller to roll and create texture and 4 x Hemispherical stampers – the perfect size for little hands. Handmade in Melbourne, the kit also comes in eco-friendly PET jars that are durable and lightweight, allowing you to keep the dough fresh and soft for six months.

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 15% OFF Wild Dough Playdough with code MUMCENTRAL. Offer expires 30 November 2021. 

CoComelon Double-sided Art Easel

RRP: $50
BUY IT FROM: Target 

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If there’s one thing toddlers love, it’s that bald-headed baby JJ and his family on CoComelon. Don’t ask me why but toddlers LAP this up so having their very own Cocomelon-themed double-sided art easel is sure to bring out their creative side.

One side is a chalkboard with the other side a whiteboard/magnet board. Both are easily accessible without having to collapse one side and the clever design also comes with a tray to store their supplies. Designed just for toddlers and preschoolers and featuring Cocomelon designs on both sides, your little one will have hours of creative play with this durable art easel.

Micador’s early stART Stamp & Colour Mini

RRP: $13.00
BUY IT FROM: Micador

Micador Early Start Stamp Kit
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Ready, set, stamp with this adorable stamp and colour set. It’s both a toddler Christmas gift that is educational and entertaining. Stamping is a great way to develop muscle tone in little hands, encourage motor planning and activate creativity and visual reasoning. Not to mention, it’s a blast for kids to see just what they can make!

The set includes 3 stamps, a washable ink pad, 20 activity sheets and 3 crayons and comes in either Pets or Under the Sea editions. Not only perfect for around the house, this is also a great little activity to take on the go, whether visiting friends, going away for the weekend or any other time when a busy activity is needed. All packaging and activities are printed on FSC™ mix materials too. #winning

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 15% OFF Micador products with code MC15 at checkout.

PAW Patrol Total City Rescue Playset

RRP: $49.99
BUY IT FROM: Big W and Target

Paw Patrol Total City Rescue Set
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If your toddler is a fan of the new PAW PATROL: The Movie, then this is a great toddler Christmas gift to include under the tree. It’s a mega playset just like the cityscape seen in the movie. It comes with a rotating vehicle launcher (FUN!), an exclusive die-cast Marshall Fire Truck and three different movie rescue scenes to act out.

Let your little one load their exclusive vehicle into the launcher, then slam to send Marshall into action. Marshall races ahead, bursting through the abandoned obedience school’s wall and onto City Hall where he extinguishes the fireworks! Launch him from the top of the Ultimate City Tower as he heads down to crash into Mayor Humdinger’s tower. But watch out, as the tower explodes we’re not sure the Mayor was ready for Marshall! Loads of fun to integrate your other smaller Paw Patrol vehicles and pups – pretend play at its finest!

Wooden Animal Matching Memory Card Game

RRP: $29.95
BUY IT FROM: Jess Loves Joe

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These wooden animal matching memory cards are a perfect way to help keep the kids entertained, especially during the holidays! Each set features 6 engraved animals – Cow, Lion, Elephant, Giraffe, Dog & Monkey and there are 2 cards of each animal in each set.

All sets are presented in a beautiful cotton drawstring bag – perfect for Christmas gifting! Made from Radiata Pine Plywood, all cards are engraved and cut in a home workshop in the Southern Highlands of NSW. All wooden products are either from FSC Certified sources or are sourced from sustainably managed forests, as recognised by the international Forest Stewardship Council. Bravo Jess Loves Joe, we love a business that embraces quality sustainable practices! 

So there you have it, 11 great toddler Christmas gifts we think will be a winner for the little ones. Looking for more great toddler Christmas gifts?

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe. When the mum-of-three is not writing, you can find her floating in the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach, bouncing her baby to sleep or nagging her older kids to put on their pants.

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