Looking for the perfect toys for a number of ages? Here’s a roundup of toys that each one of my youngsters have performed with for a few years. They’re nice for entertaining a variety of ages and excellent for holding siblings entertained!


Hi pals!

Last week, I did slightly Q&A over on my Instagram tales and somebody requested me for a listing of toys that each one of my youngsters play with. The holidays are approaching and many individuals have gift-giving on the mind. I had a number of toys that instantly got here to thoughts, however I additionally determined to ask my viewers for his or her solutions. With their assist, I got here up with an awesome listing of the perfect toys for a number of ages. 

These are eternally toys. The ones you should purchase when your first child is one or two and save till your youngest child is heading to center college! Some are costly, however I believe the truth that you may maintain them round for a few years provides them a variety of bang for his or her buck! 

So, listed below are my prime 10 suggestions. This put up accommodates affiliate hyperlinks the place famous. That means whenever you buy by my hyperlink, I obtain a small sum of money, at no extra price to you! Thanks a lot for supporting The Lean Green Bean!

10 Best Toys for Multiple Ages

Nugget Comfort

We bought this final Christmas and have used it every day since. I actually have a complete Instagram spotlight of various methods we’ve used it. It’s nice for impediment programs, forts, watching television, saving your sofa cushions, monster truck ramps, and infinite different issues!


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I at all times suggest individuals splurge on the title model ones as a result of I really feel they work the perfect…and in addition splurge on the 100 pack since you’re going to need as many items as potential. But when you’re on a funds, Picasso model works tremendous too they usually do work with Magna-Tiles – now we have a few of every sort and use them collectively. I additionally suggest a magnetic board to construct on (aff hyperlink). If you’re on a funds you need to use an outdated cookie sheet!



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I like to recommend these for ages 2+. Megabloks (aff hyperlink) are nice for the primary yr or two and round age four, they will transfer on to the smaller Legos…however duplos are nice for these center years. My 2-year-old can play with these and i feel they stick collectively higher than Megabloks, and my nearly 5-year-old nonetheless performs with them even these he additionally likes the smaller ones.


jumbo cardboard blocks

Jumbo Cardboard Blocks
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These are slightly annoying to place collectively however you solely must do it as soon as…and then you definately’ll have an awesome stash of sturdy cardboard blocks that the youngsters will like to construct with, knock down, crash into, soar over and so forth!

ultimate fort builder

Ultimate Fort Builder

We have this one from Lakeshore Learning and adore it. This Crazy Forts one on Amazon is analogous. (aff hyperlink). These are simple to snap collectively. The solely factor to think about is that to make among the designs within the booklet that comes with it, the crimson connectors must be oriented a sure method (there are arrows on them) so I usually want to assist my youngsters (nearly Three & 5) set them up. If they simply need to construct a giant sq. or rectangle, or their very own design, they will join them nevertheless they need.

wooden train tracks

Wooden prepare tracks
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Most of the picket tracks – Brio, Obrium, Melissa and Doug and so forth are interchangeable so I’d search for whichever model you’ll find the perfect deal on and you’ll add extra later! You can set them up in infinite patterns and might simply add to your first set to make longer and extra advanced tracks. They’re additionally nice for touring. I at all times pack a ziploc bag full in my suitcase with a number of trains as a result of you may set them up wherever.

play kitchen

Play kitchen
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There are tons of various fashions on the market so you may browse round and discover a design you like, one to suit your decor and so forth. We bought ours when my oldest turned 1 and all my youngsters nonetheless play with it every day. I extremely suggest including some meals,  this procuring cart and money register to the combo as properly (aff hyperlinks). And then it can save you your meals and diaper containers and arrange your personal grocery retailer like I did right here. 

doll house

Doll House
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I discovered mine on FB market…an awesome place to search for any of these things, however each my older youngsters use it. I’ve discovered it’s a standard factor to have in preschool school rooms and each of my youngsters began enjoying with ours at residence extra after they had been launched to it at college.

occupational toys

Occupational toys and dress-up garments

My youngsters love their physician package and all of their gown up garments (order barely massive to allow them to develop into them and use for a number of years). They additionally love their fake instruments, cleansing provides and explorer set (binoculars, compass, flashlight, and so forth). *aff hyperlinks*

obstacle course

Obstacle course gear 

In addition to our Nugget, we additionally use a stability beam and ground dots to make do-it-yourself impediment programs. You may additionally add rings, cones and bean luggage!

I had another finest toys for a number of ages that didn’t make my prime ten and I additionally posed the query to my viewers on Instagram and bought some nice solutions so listed below are a number of extra concepts!

sensory fine motor toys

Sensory/Fine Motor

  • Playdough – use it by itself, give them some scissors or butter knives to chop it with, use a rolling pin and cookie cutters and so forth
  • Sensory bins – fill them with kinetic sand, water beads, dried beans or noodles, water, scoops, cups, spoons and so forth and allow them to go to city
  • Whiteboard and dry erase markers
  • Spray bottles
  • Water/Sand desk

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arts and crafts

Arts and Crafts:

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physical activity

Physical Activity

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general multi age toys


  • Vehicles – dump vehicles, automobiles, building automobiles, sizzling wheels…something with wheels you can construct roads/garages/homes for
  • Puzzles
  • Balls
  • Wooden blocks
  • Dolls and barbies
  • Little individuals and toy animals/dinos
  • Marble Run (aff hyperlink)
  • Board video games

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Look for the best toys for multiple ages? Here's a roundup of toys that all of my kids have played with for many years. They're great for entertaining a wide range of ages and perfect for keeping siblings entertained!


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