Little kids are notorious for liking the most annoying toys. If it’s plastic, makes a ton of noise, and has Olaf on it, it’s sure to make it on their list this Christmas. And while they will always like that stuff, there are inexpensive, classic toys that are sure to last them through whatever trendy phase tickles their fancy next. Here are 100+ of our favorite toys that your little ones are sure to love, all for under $15. 

Especially for Baby:

  1. Oball, $4.49
  2. Haba Magica Clutching Toy, $13.29
  3. Hape Push & Pull Elephant, $6.99
  4. Green Sprouts Organic Elephant Rattle, $5.99
  5. Indestructibles Baby Faces Book, $5.95
  6. B–Amaze Loopty–Loo, $9.99
  7. Playgro Babushka Stacking Cups, $7.39
  8. Kid O Owl Wobble, $7.99
  9. Sassy Sensory Ball Set, $9.99 (a favorite in our house!)

Building Blocks:

  1. Link–a–Shape, $9.99
  2. B. Toys B. Puzzled Wooden Blocks, $12.99
  3. Mega Bloks First Builders Building Bag, $14.88
  4. B. One Two Squeeze, $10.99
  5. Ikea Building Blocks with Wagon, $9.99
  6. Ikea Building Blocks, $9.99
  7. Battat Bristle Block Set, $13.16
  8. Edushape Edu–Color Fir Foam Blocks, $14.79
  9. Edushape Sensory Puzzle Blocks, $12.59

Learning & Musical Toys:

  1. Green Tones Handle Cage Bell, $12.00
  2. Learning Resources Color Mixing Glasses, $8.77
  3. Kinetic Sand, $14.85
  4. Playskool Mr. Potato Head, $5.00
  5. Schylling Tin Drum, $11.99
  6. PlanToys Pineapple Maraca, $6.00
  7. Plan Games Bird Tower, $7.99
  8. Tangle Relax Therapy, $7.29
  9. Hohner Kids Easy Grip Maracas, $6.79
  10. Melissa & Doug Kazoo, $4.29
  11. Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Clock, $10.39
  12. Hape Rainbow Xylophone, $12.99

Things That Go:

  1. Janod Yellow Cab Story Set, $5.79 (have it, love it!)
  2. Ikea Crane with Blocks, $14.99
  3. Ikea Toy Vehicles, $9.99 for set of 3 (have it, love it!)
  4. Hape Bamboo Mini Roadster, $4.49
  5. Ikea Basic Train Set, $9.99 (have it, love it!)
  6. Janod Safari Train, $14.99
  7. Green Toys Helicopter, $11.19
  8. Hape School Bus, $6.99
  9. Melissa & Doug Flatbed Tow Truck, $13.59

Imaginative Play:

  1. Learning Resources Simple Tape Measure, $9.85
  2. Schleich World of History Dinosaur, $10.79 *
  3. Ikea Children’s Hat, $3.99 each
  4. Ikea Children’s Shoes, $4.99 each 
  5. Ikea Toy Cash Register, $14.99
  6. Ikea Hand Puppet, $4.99
  7. Melissa & Doug Bibi Bee Flashlight, $12.99
  8. Ikea Finger Puppet and Stage Set, $4.99
  9. Schleich World of Nature Animals, $13.79 *

* Our absolute favorite toys! Well made, beautiful and realistic. They get played with every single day in our house.


Plush:

  1. Melissa & Doug Glacier Polar Bear, $11.99
  2. Jellycat Reindeer, $13.25
  3. Play Visions Jozz the Orangutan, $9.49
  4. Heart Song Fairy Doll Set, $10.29
  5. Ikea Soft Toy Set, $9.99
  6. Webkinz Schnauzer, $7.99
  7. Ikea Kangaroo and Baby, $14.99
  8. Disney Baby Mickey Mouse Jingler, $7.49
  9. Ikea Fairy with Wand, $4.99

Active Play & Bath Toys:

  1. Hopper Ball, $9.99
  2. Boon Bath Tub Appliques, $7.79
  3. Munchkin Bath Crayons, $3.99
  4. Ikea Bowling Set, $9.99
  5. Wonderworld Peek–A–Boo Ball, $11.79
  6. Hop & Squeak Pogo Jumper, $12.79
  7. Ikea Boat Bath Toy Set, $3.99
  8. Ikea Children’s Tent, $9.99
  9. Crocodile Creek Airplane Ball, $8.29
  10. Munchkin Bath Fun Bubble Blower, $14.29
  11. Skip Hop Dunck Bath Toys, $10.00
  12. Kid O Plui Cloud, $12.79

Games:

  1. Hi Ho Cherry–O, $10.49
  2. Petit Collage Mix and Match Animal Jamboree, $13.29
  3. Blue Orange Spot It, $11.99
  4. Pressman Let’s Go Fishin’ Game, $9.00
  5. Briarpatch I Spy, $12.99
  6. Djeco Domino Animo Puzzle, $7.99
  7. Petit Collage Busy Bugs Memory Game, $13.99
  8. Dr. Seuss I Can Do That! Game, $7.79
  9. The Best of Charades For Kids, $9.99
  10. Educational Insights BBQ Blitz, $8.99
  11. Educational Insights Buck Buck Moose, $10.49
  12. Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Card Game, $10.49

Puzzles: 

  1. Crocodile Creek Monkey Mini Shaped Puzzle, $7.29
  2. Crocodile Creek Travel Pouch World Puzzle, $4.99
  3. Janod Dog Puzzle, $7.59
  4. Crocodile Creek Fire Truck Mini Shaped Puzzle, $7.29
  5. Plan Puzzles Chicken Puzzle, $13.79
  6. Crocodile Creek Horse Stable Floor Puzzle, $12.79
  7. Crocodile Creek Butterfly Mini Shaped Puzzle, $7.29
  8. Haba Knights Castle Puzzle, $4.74
  9. Janod Cow Puzzle, $7.79
  10. Recent Toys 4 Piece Wood Puzzle Set, $12.99
  11. Janod Rabbit Puzzle, $7.79
  12. Crocodile Creek Roll’n Play Ice Cream Truck Puzzle, $9.29

Arts and Crafts:

  1. Mudpuppy Monsters Flip and Draw, $7.99
  2. Yoobi Washable Markers, $2.79
  3. Alex Toys Dough Sweets Play Set, $12.79
  4. Kid Made Modern Day at the Zoo Animal Blocks, $14.99
  5. Melissa & Doug Fashion Design Activity Kit, $13.59
  6. Kid Made Modern Double Point Crazy Crayons, $3.99
  7. Alex Neon Oil Pastels, $6.99
  8. Melissa & Doug Reusable Sticker Pad, $5.49
  9. Ikea Easel, $14.99
  10. Ikea Drawing Paper Roll, $4.99
  11. Kid Made Modern Colored Pencils, $7.99
  12. Melissa & Doug Water Wow Kit, $10.29 

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