15 Fun Gift Ideas Perfect for Toddlers (Ages 1-4)

Rambunctious, precocious and guaranteed to be a little ball of energy, if you’ve got a toddler in your life, we hope you’re able to get a good night’s sleep! Toddlerhood is a fascinating time in any child’s life. It’s a period that’s filled with tons of growth, busy little hands, and non-stop moving and grooving. With so much energy, you’d like a way to corral it in a positive direction that can be both stimulating and constructive.

Enter in monthly subscription boxes designed just for toddler growth and development. Early childhood experts and savvy moms and dads are the brains behind plenty of the toddler subscription boxes available on the Cratejoy marketplace. They’ve put their time and energy into creating monthly subscription boxes that will make unique gifts for toddlers.

From hands-on activities and developmental toys, to early learner books and music-making boxes, there’s plenty of gift ideas for toddlers that pack in plenty of age-appropriate fun. We've put together a gift guide of the top toddler subscription boxes, perfect for keeping the little tikes momentarily entertained and engaged!


Reading Bug Box for Babies & Toddlers

From $18.00 per box
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About the Box: A perfect gift to begin fostering a love of reading right from toddlerhood, the monthly Reading Bug Box is a curated book box that is tailored specifically to each child’s age and interests. Select the Baby Bug Box that caters to babies and toddlers aged 0-30 months, and sends 2-3 age-appropriate books and gift items in every box. Get the little people in your life into books with everyday reading.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 10th-20th of the month


Petite Princess Box

From $20.00 per box
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About the Box: Watch their little faces light up with every deliver of the Petite Princess Box. Let your toddlers unleash their princess dreams with a monthly box delivering princess-themed goodies right to the front door of their modern-day castle. Focused on a fun enchanted theme, unpack 4 princess accessories, like crowns, hair bows and costume jewels that are perfect to add to a growing dress-up collection for plenty of make believe fun.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada on the 7th of the month


DIY Kids Crafts Kit – Award Winning Kids Art and Craft Box

From $30.00 per box
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About the Box: Each We Craft Box comes ready for toddlers to enjoy quality craft time with mom and dad, grandparents, or other special people in their lives. Sending out 2-3 fully prepared crafts, every box is designed to be open-and-go for a crafting session that's completely stress-free. With the prep work already done, just open the monthly box and dive into the memory making with simple and straightforward activities.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st of the month


Hoppi Box

From $66.00 per box
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About the Box: Discover some of the best toys on the market with each quarterly Hoppi Box. Dedicated to delivering only the highest-quality toys that toddlers love, each box is specifically designed to match each child's stage of development, while promoting hand-eye coordination, and stimulating curiosity and imagination. Help the little squirts in your life reach their milestones with eco-friendly, sustainable toys!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S.


Didis Toy Box

From $49.95 per box
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About the Box: The daily work of any toddler is to get the toys out and play! Didis Toy Box is one of the best toddler gifts because it's dedicated to selecting only the best toys on the market. Focusing on learning toys, and those that promote exploration and pretend play, each box brings 2-4 full-size developmental toys tailored to each child's age. Unbox a mix of heirloom wooden toys, soft building blocks, furry plush toys and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 12th of the month


Little Bookish Wardrobe Book Club

From $45.00 per box
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About the Box: Blend the worlds of reading and imaginative play with the gift of Little Bookish Wardrobe. Toddlers will get the chance to watch stories come to life with a monthly box that delivers 1 charming story book, along with character-inspired costume pieces and arts and crafts projects. Providing hours of pretend play fun, they'll transform into everything from unicorns and dragons, to peacocks and elves.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month