The Little Tikes Drive, Chip & Putt Golf Trainer ($30) is the perfect new toy for your 2-6-year-old. The 5-in-1 golf set is great for both indoor and outdoor play. It has a tethered ball arm that rotates for safe hits off the tee and chipping indoors (yes, really — we tried it out in our small playroom). It also includes a ball (and comes with extras in case you lose some) and a removable flag for putting practice. It stores very compactly as well so you can easily stick it in a small corner.
My 3 ½-year-old daughter loves this toy, especially when we use it outside. My only complaint is that the clubs are righty clubs and she putts lefty. That said, it’s not like she is going to be golfing alongside Tiger Woods any time soon so it’s not really an issue for me.
This is a great toy for any kid who needs to work on his fine-motor skills as well as a great all-weather toy to pull out every once in a while.