Kids love magnets (well mine do!) and using a magnetic board is an activity they can do in the car and at home. I have taken them everywhere with me!
Toddlers can practise the alphabet or learning to make up words etc. There is also a number magnetic board available.
This is one of the coolest on the market as it is bright and will capture your toddlers imagination.
Available from Little Green Earthlets for Â£19.95 it would make a great pressie.