The best toy cars to buy your toddler

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by Samantha Ball |

Toy cars are a great way to encourage fine motor skills and imaginative play, so providing your toddler with an assortment of toy cars is a good little way for them to be able to learn while still having fun.

Different emergency vehicles, rubbish trucks and race cars help to stimulate their creativity in play. You can even get cars that have easy grip from children who are still developing their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills!

So if your tot is obsessed with cars, why not take a look at our top picks?

Melissa u0026 Doug Wooden Cars Vehicle Set

Best wooden cars
Melissa u0026amp; Doug Wooden Cars Vehicle Set
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This classic set of wooden cars are great for tots. Each car is completely different, and they come in a tray that children can use as a mini garage to keep their toy cars together.

Personalised Wooden Transporter Lorry

Personalised Wooden Transporter Lorry

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This precious lorry is a fun additional feature to have with toy cars. The upper deck can be easily lowered so cars can be driven on and off, and there's grooves in the surface so that no car falls off while on its journey!

Push and Go Animal Cars

Best animal cars
Push and Go Animal Cars
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These fun animal-themed cars help tots indentify different animals, while still having car fun! When the cars are pushed along, the heads of the animals also swing from side to side.

Disney Baby Toy Story Go Grippers Collection

Best Disney toy cars
Disney Baby Toy Story Go Grippers Collection
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The design makes the cars easier to grab and grip, making them suitable for ages 12 months and over. Playtime will provide hours of fun while tots zoom the cars across floors. We love the Toy Story themed cars too!

Set of 8 Pull Back Cars

Best pull-back cars
Set of 8 Pull Back Cars
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Tots will love racing these cars. All they have to do is pull the car back along the floor, and watch as it races off - they'll be tonnes of giggles! The chunky cars are designed so toddlers can easily pick them up, and they're durable too.

Oball Rattle u0026 Roll Toy

Best sensory cars
Oball Rattle u0026amp; Roll Toy
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Each wheel is full of colourful beads that rattle as the car rolls across the ground, providing a sensory experience for tots. The finger holes also make it easier for little ones to grab and play with the car, and it's made with soft material to help wih teething, too!

Remote Control Fire Engine u0026 Police Car Set

Best first remote control cars
Remote Control Fire Engine u0026amp; Police Car Set
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These cars are really easy to use, with the steering wheel designer controller, making it an ideal first remote control car for little ones. With a press of a button, the cars even light up and play music, which toddlers will love!

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