for 2 Year olds from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




A L L - A B O A R D !- This brightly-colored wooden train is over 17 long and includes 15 interchangeable pieces to get any child's imagination rolling! - The solidly built engine and multicolored ...
Age: 27 month
$16.99
4.5
It's Jumbo!- Sturdy, cardboard building blocks are lightweight yet strong! Made of premium, heavy-grade cardboard and feature a wipe-clean surface. - 24 sturdy blocks in various colors & sizes. DIM...
Age: 27 month - 39 month
$24.99
4.5
From A to Z...- These beautiful natural wood blocks present a wonderful way to learn the alphabet! - All twenty-six letters are shown in upper & lower case, with traditional pictures on the other ...
Age: 27 month - 39 month
$29.99
4.0
It's a plane! It's a firetruck! It's a...- Place a vehicle puzzle piece correctly in the puzzle board and listen to it toot, beep or rumble! - Eight great sounds and a full-color, matching picture b...
Age: 27 month
$12.99
3.5
This is a great way to learn about food groups!- Food Groups is a wooden play food set with all four food groups. - Each food group is individually boxed in wooden crates for storage, sorting and st...
Age: 30 month - 6 years
$19.99
4.5
This sturdy, classically styled block cart features:- 30 brightly painted- Solid wood blocks with a colorful collection of pictures- Letters- Numbers These chunky blocks are perfect for little fin...
Age: 30 month
$14.99
4.0
Even the littlest builder needs the proper tools! Constructed of high quality fabrics and pthalate-free plastic, this durable set will provide hours of spilling, filling and building fun. The handy pl...
Age: 18 month - 30 month
$24.99
4.5
Here's everything needed for a picnic . . . without . . . the ants! Four colorful picnic treats in a flip-top basket, including five-piece, take-apart sandwich!These new multi-textured toys rattle, ji...
Age: 9 months - 30 month
$24.99
5.0
Show me the oval shape!- The Shapes Sound Puzzle has pieces of different shapes and colors that make sounds when they are placed in the right part of the puzzle.Contains:- 9 pcs.DIMENSIONS: 11.75 ...
Age: 33 month
$12.99
4.5
I'll have a Dagwood with all the extras. - The Sandwich Making Set has eight, solid, wooden, mix-and-match pieces with Velcro tabs to help the pieces stay together.- The Sandwich Making Set inclu...
Age: 33 month - 57 month
$19.99
4.5
Let's count our 1,2,3's.- This is a hand-painted, playfully-styled puzzle with thick, chunky pieces. - The individual pieces are so chunky that they can stand on their own for additional play! - Th...
Age: 33 month
$19.99
4.0
We love chunky puzzles!- The ABC Chunky Puzzle is a thick, chunky, wooden puzzle that fits neatly into their spots on the colorful board. - There are full-color pictures beneath each of the twenty-si...
Age: 33 month
$19.99
4.0