Very basic dress up clothes like skirts with elastic waists, small purses with velcro closings, plastic bracelets, etc. are fun, though I'd skip more complicated dress up clothes, shoes with heels, hard crowns, and stuff like that. Baby dolls and baby doll accessories are nice - there are quite a few now for ages 2 and up (I'd assume that was fine for a 22 month old). Character toys like Elmo are good. Little people sets, play kitchens and acessories (watch out for small items in sets or things that break easily), blocks/building sets, tricycle, my first scooter, playhouses, tents, books, puzzles, etc. My daughter got a Nintendog stuffed dalmation for her second birthday, and she really likes that. Play telephones are also great at that age.
at 2:49 PM on Dec. 18, 2009