Best Toys And Gifts For 3 Year Olds 2017

Best Toys For 3 Year Olds

Here are the best toys for 3 year olds that experts and kids will love.

With a longer attention span, three year olds are full of magic and wonder. Ready to use all their senses, they like to imitate, observe, watch, and listen. As their language skills are bursting with new words and vocabulary, 3 year olds love asking questions and engaging in conversations about the world around them. They can spend hours focused on a single activity, thinking creatively to solve problems.

As your 3 year old is preparing for preschool, you’ll want to provide them with a variety of playthings that help her or him cultivate different skills through play. Because three year olds love stories and rhymes, they love picture books. With their newfound developing physical and cognitive skills, they love focusing on make believe, games, crafts projects, and running outside and playing. Whether you are looking for the best gifts for a 3 year old boy or girl, best Christmas gifts, or best Birthday gifts, here are the best gifts for 3 year olds that really tap into those skills.

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Educational Toys

What are the best learning toys for 3 year olds? 3 year olds really need to learn how to count, recognize numbers, and recognize letters to get ready for preschool and elementary school. Here are the best educational toys for 3 year olds that can support their cognitive needs.

LeapPad Platinum TabletLeapPad Platinum Tabletcheck priceEven little kids love tablets. LeapFrog has come up with a special kiddie version of a tablet that is perfect for the younger set. With a 7 inch screen, a safe browsing experience, educational games, and kid tough design, it’s built for little ones. You can finally have your iPad back.
Tiggly MathTiggly Mathcheck priceMake math fun with this hands on innovative toy that interacts with your tablet. In the box, you get 5 rubberized toys. You then download the three free apps that go with this. There’s Tiggly Adventure, Tiggly Chef, and Tiggly Cardtoons. To play, you simply touch the appropriate toys on the screen to learn to count, add, and subtract. The Cardtoons app is perfect for 3 year olds, teaching them basic math skills through storytelling.
 
LeapFrog Magnetic Letter SetLeapFrog  Magnetic Letter Setcheck priceKids will instantly pick up all the letters of the alphabet with Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letters. Simply stick a letter in the school bus window and the cute bus will sing a fun jingle. Kids will learn through repetition and pronunciation.
Jungle Lab Set Science KitJungle Lab Set Science Kitcheck price3 year olds will love testing and discovering with this animal themed science set made just for them. It’s the perfect first science set. It comes with animal shaped test tubes, tongs, funnels, and a book of experiments. Kids will make everything from slime to a lava lamp. Perfect for budding scientists.
 
Primary Science Lab SetPrimary Science Lab Setcheck pricePut on your science goggles. Your little scientist will love conducting experiments with this science set that includes a beaker, a magnifying glass, test tubes, funnels, and more. The chunky pieces are perfect for little hands. The set includes 10 doubled sided activity cards with fun easy to do experiments. Kids will do everything from making a fizzy volcano to growing seeds.
Pretend & Play School SetPretend & Play School Setcheck priceSchool has started with the Pretend and Play School Set from Learning Resources. Meet the teacher– your little 3 year old. This is like a little pretend class room for kids complete with over 140 supplies. Watch out! Don’t speak without raising your hand or you might get detention.
 

Books

Books are a great activity for 3 year olds. There is no such thing as too many books. Kids can sit alone, turning the pages, looking at the pictures, and making their own stories. Still, a 3 year old appreciates a good bedtime story. Look for books with a child-like main character and with a message. Here are top rated books that are sure to be classics.

The Pigeon Needs a Bath!The Pigeon Needs a Bath!check priceBoth kids and parents will be able to relate to this sassy pigeon that refuses to take a bath. Don’t tell the Pigeon that he stinks. In complete denial, he comes up with every reason not to take a bath. Sounds familiar? Thankfully, this frisky and comedic tale has a happy ending. Pigeon finally gets in the tub but doesn’t want to come out. It’s a great bedtime story.
Have You Seen My Dragon?Have You Seen My Dragon?check priceA boy has lost his giant Dragon in this magnificent counting book. It’s up to us to find him. Taking us through a journey in New York in search of the Dragon, this entire book is filled with gorgeous black and white pages. However, each page has a pop of vibrant color highlighting objects on each page that kids can count such as “2 hot dogs” or “6 monkeys.” The hide and seek nature will have kids counting higher than ever before as they look for their dino friend.
 
Harold and the Purple Crayon Harold and the Purple Crayon check priceHow far can your imagination take you? With only a magic purple crayon, Harold is able to create the entire world around him. He draws various things and they become real. This timeless celebration of imagination and creativity is the perfect gift for preschoolers looking for an adventure they will never forget.
Pete the Cat CollectionPete the Cat Collectioncheck price Kids will fall in love with this super cool collection of 5 books featuring Pete the Cat. Pete is the most popular cat in town with the craziest shoes. With light hearted humor and repetition, these silly simple stories are fun to read aloud, containing a positive message at the end.
 

Art & Crafts Toys

Break out the art supplies! Art is a great way for 3 year olds to really focus on expressing themselves. Consider washable crayons and markers, clay, watercolors, glue, and kid friendly scissors. Many parents are afraid of letting children use safety scissors at 3, but it is an age appropriate skill that children can learn to use through craft projects.

Play Doh Mega Pack (36 Cans)Play Doh Mega Pack (36 Cans)check priceThis soft squishy stuff has been thrilling little kids for years. With this set you get 36 cans of Play Doh goodness. Completely open ended, there’s no limit to what your little one can create with it.
Crayola Imagination Art CaseCrayola Imagination Art Casecheck priceThis art kit provides hours of creative fun with 150 different pieces including crayons, colored pencils, and markers all stored in a cute suitcase.
 
Play-Doh Makin’ MayhemPlay-Doh Makin' Mayhemcheck priceWith this Play-Doh set kids can make their own custom colorful Minions with all kinds of silly accessories. Give your Minion one eye or two. What’s the silliest Minion you can come up with?
Play-Doh Royal PalacePlay-Doh Royal Palacecheck priceNow girls can design their own custom gowns for Cinderella or Ariel. Put one of the included dolls in the mold and stick some Play-doh around them. Then close the mold to create a gorgeous gown. Kids can then decorate the dresses further.
 
Water Paint KitWater Paint Kitcheck priceNow kids can have fun painting over and over without all of the mess with this water paint kit. Fill the brushes with water and paint on the pages to reveal the colors. There are different scenes inside to paint. Once the water dries the color disappears, allowing kids to do it all over again.
Crayola Color Wonder SetCrayola Color Wonder Setcheck priceWith these specially designed markers, you don’t have to worry about your kids making a mess on their clothes or the walls. The markers are clear and only color the special wonder paper. This starter set includes everything you need to get started. It will leave you “wondering” why someone didn’t think of this sooner.
 
My First Sticky Mosaics® PetsMy First Sticky Mosaics® Petscheck priceWith the Sticky Mosaic Pets even the youngest kids can create colorful artwork. Kids can decorate the pictures by simply placing the correct shaped stickers over the shaped outline on the picture. There are triangles, squares, and circles. Each shape is a different color. When they are done, you will want to hang the beautiful artwork.
Paper Bag PuppetsPaper Bag Puppetscheck priceKids can create their own paper craft puppets with this fun craft set from Alex toys. Everything is included to make 5 colorful puppets. You can make a chicken, frog, cow, lion, and elephant. When kids are done, keep the fun going by putting on a puppet show.
 
Hape All-in-1 EaselHape All-in-1 Easelcheck priceInspire your little artist with this fully adjustable double sided easel from Hape! Made of solid wood, it has every feature you could want in an easel. It has a magnetic white board, a paper roll, and chalkboard. You can paint on it. You can draw on the chalk board or you can make pictures on the dry erase board. You can even stick magnetic alphabets on it.
Kinetic Sand – 11 LbsKinetic Sand - 11 Lbscheck priceThis sand compound must be from another planet. It packs and molds similar to beach sand, but when you squeeze it, it can be molded like play-doh. Playing with sand has never been more fun.
 
Pre-School Training ScissorsPre-School Training Scissorscheck priceEven for 3 year olds this is a perfect first scissors. It has a spring lever that opens after each cut. This helps your child to learn how to open and close the scissors. Once your child has learned the cutting mechanism the lever can flip up, allowing the scissors to behave like a real scissors. Best of all, they are safe and actually cut.
My First Book Of CuttingMy First Book Of Cuttingcheck priceThis cutting book is a must for anyone learning to cut with scissors. It’s the best way to learn. Inside there are 40 wonderful pages of cutting activities from simple activities like cutting the page along a vertical line to more complicated projects.
 

Building Toys

3 year olds love stacking blocks on top of each other. It might just look like a stack of haphazard blocks to you, but to a 3 year old it’s a formidable castle. Lego Duplo and MegaBloks are extremely popular but even a set of wooden blocks will do. For easier building, consider magnetic blocks which make it incredibly easy to create tall structures in minutes.

Magna-TilesMagna-Tilescheck priceMagnatiles is our favorite building toy for 3 year olds. Even for 3 year olds, Magnatiles make building incredibly easy because each plastic piece has a magnet around the border. This makes it incredibly easy to build tall towers that stretch up incredibly high and even more complex structures like rockets. This set of 100 pieces comes with 5 basic shapes. It’s so fun to see all the little structures kids dream up. Start your kids on Magnatiles and they might never need another toy again.
MagformersMagformerscheck priceMagformers are very similar Magnatiles in that they work with magnets. Unlike Magnatiles, the pieces are hollow and each piece has rounded corners. For younger kids, it is a little easier to build with Magnatiles, but these sets are smaller and less expensive. With just a few pieces you can make some pretty complex structures. Kids simply stick the pieces together by placing them side by side and they stick together. You’d be surprised at all the things kids can create with triangles and squares.
 
60-Piece Standard Blocks 60-Piece Standard Blockscheck priceIt might just look like a pile of wooden blocks, but these offer hours of imaginary play time. This set of 60 wooden blocks from Melissa & Doug is perfect for 3 year olds. These blocks are very similar to the ones you find in Preschool and Kindergarten. Kids will love stacking the different shaped blocks and even knocking them down. The set includes arches, columns, squares, rectangles, circles, and more. Kids can build buildings or even towns.
Mega Bloks DeluxeMega Bloks Deluxecheck priceThis jumbo set of 160 MegaBloks should give 3 year olds enough blocks to build houses, castles, vehicles, and more. This set can be combined with other MegaBlok sets in the First Builders line.
 
DUPLO Sofia Royal CastleDUPLO Sofia Royal Castlecheck priceEven 3 year olds will love building this Sofia Castle out of 87 chunky block Duplo pieces. For a Duplo set it looks pretty fancy. The set includes a Disney Sofia figure, Amber, and Clover. Just like real princesses, the figures come with cloth dresses. Our favorite part? The figures can dance on the spinning piece. It’s a bright colorful set with so much of open ended imaginative play.
DUPLO Big FarmDUPLO Big Farmcheck priceWith 121 large Lego Duplo pieces, the Lego Duplo Big Farm is one of the largest Duplo sets. We like its larger size for 3 year olds because it’s a bit more challenging than the smaller sets. There are lots of fun areas that little ones can build including a barn, house, and stable. We love all the little animals and props you can put on the farm. It’s the perfect gift for animal and building lovers.
 
Gears! Build Flower GardenGears! Build Flower Gardencheck priceThe Gears! Gears! Gears! Build and Bloom Flower Garden encourages kids to be creative by building their own flower garden with colorful spinning flowers. With 116 pieces including colorful gears, flowers, butterflies, insects and more, kids can build the included design. Once it’s built, turn the handle and watch the garden come to life spinning. Kids can make their own designs too. Watch your child’s imagination bloom.
Tinkertoy VehiclesTinkertoy Vehiclescheck priceLittle tots will love tinkering around with this building toy, creating trucks, sailboats, helicopter, and more. The set includes 78 pieces. Kids will build vehicles out of spools, rods, wheels, propellers, and more. There are even buildable figures. Build the included designs or create your own.
 
Lincoln Logs CottageLincoln Logs  Cottagecheck priceLittle girls will love building this Meadow Cottage designed especially for them. The pink doors and purple roof give this log house a nice feminine touch. Build the cottage out of 137 real wood logs and then personalize it with stickers. Parents can help. There is even a little white pony and cute female figurine.
LEGO Juniors ConstructionLEGO Juniors Constructioncheck priceIf your little one has already outgrown Lego Duplos give them this box of Legos for “big kids”. The pieces are the same size as regular Legos, but the sets limit the use of more difficult pieces. The wrecking ball is sure to please any boy. What little boy doesn’t love knocking over his creations? It’s a knockout!
 

Sports Toys

So full of energy, there is nothing more that 3 year olds love than running outside and playing. Consider toys that will help them use their large and small muscles and get them outside playing with others. These top toys for 3 year olds will get them spending time outside away from the television set.

Stomp Rocket Jr.Stomp Rocket Jr.check priceBlast off. Load the rocket on the launching pad and it is ready for takeoff. 1-2-3 Jump. Kids will love stomping on the launching pad, sending foam rockets soaring into the air. How high will it go? The harder you stomp the further it goes. It’s a toy with a blast of fun.
Rookie Soccer BallRookie Soccer Ballcheck priceA soccer ball is a great gift for 3 year olds. With its colorful exterior and 25% lighter weight, this ball makes a great first ball for smaller kids. Your little one will love the control this ball gives thanks to its perfect size and weight. Goal!!!
 
OgoSport BatapultOgoSport Batapultcheck priceBatter up. Even kids will be swinging for the fences with this unique hinged designed bat that sends the ball soaring with less effort. While it requires eye hand coordination, it works much like a catapult. Kids simply pull back the hinge and as they swing the hinge quickly straightens out, resulting in a much more powerful swing that can send the ball soaring over 200 feet.
TotSports T-BallTotSports T-Ballcheck priceYour little batter will love this T-Ball set that includes a blue or pink oversized bat, 2 oversized balls, and a tee. The tee’s height can be adjusted by one inch, depending on your child’s height. Place the ball on the tee and swing away, helping developing eye hand coordination. The coolest part? The entire set can be hung on the wall for easy storage.
 
EasyScore Basketball SetEasyScore Basketball Setcheck priceThanks to the adjustable height even little ones can spend hours shooting baskets. The hoop height adjusts from 2 to 4 feet, allowing you to set the rim just above your child’s height. The oversized rim makes it easy for anyone to make a shot. Simply fill the base with sand to add stability and play indoors or outdoors.
Totsports Easy Hit GolfTotsports Easy Hit Golfcheck priceJust like mommy or daddy, even little kids can play a game of golf with this golf set from Little Tikes. It includes 2 clubs, 3 balls, and a portable hole. Kids will love wheeling around the golf cart as they hit the ball around the backyard.
 
Kids Bowling FriendsKids Bowling Friendscheck priceYoung bowlers will love setting up these 6 cute animal bowling pins and knocking them down. With fun colors and animals, when your done bowling you can even invite your animal friends over for tea.
1-2-3 Roller-skates1-2-3 Roller-skatescheck priceFirst time skaters will love these fashionable skates from Fisher Price that grow them. It fits size 6-12 shoes and can be adjusted to make it as big or as small as you need. There are three different modes of play. Start out by locking the wheels to practice skate walking. Then make the wheels roll forward only before unlocking the ability to roll forwards and back. It gives children the confidence to start skating.
 

Electronic Toys

From interactive talking toys to kiddie watches to fancy play sets, these electronic toys are flashy enough to grab your three year old’s attention

Minions Bob with Teddy BearMinions Bob with Teddy Bearcheck priceKids will fall head over heels for this Minion Bob plush with Teddy bear. He is 10 inches of adorableness that you can’t help but laugh. His cheeks light up when you interact with him. Squeeze his hand, and he talks. Hug him and he will sing. Minion Bob even interacts with his Teddy Bear.
Play All Day ElmoPlay All Day Elmocheck priceWith 150+ responses, this large 20 inch version of Elmo feels so alive. The built in sensors can sense when your child is jumping, clapping, and dancing. Kids will love tickling him, squeezing his nose, and putting him to sleep. He even plays games like Red Light Green Light, detecting whether your child is moving. With so many things to do, kids may want to play with Elmo all day.
 
Rainbow Dazzle MinnieRainbow Dazzle Minniecheck priceThis 10 inch Minnie Mouse toy is beyond adorable. Kids will enjoy changing Minnie’s outfit with the colors of the rainbow simply by touching either her bow, skirt, or top. All the colors can be changed independently. Give Minnie a blue skirt and a pink top or dress her all in pink. She even sings “True Colors.” It makes a cute decoration and an excellent gift for any little Disney fan.
VTech Kidizoom SmartwatchVTech Kidizoom Smartwatchcheck priceThis kiddie version of a Smartwatch from VTech not only tells time but it takes photos, records, shoots video, and plays educational games. It’s the smartest watch for kids.
 
Jake’s Musical Pirate ShipJake's Musical Pirate Shipcheck priceClimb aboard this fun interactive ship from Fisher Price based on the TV show Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The set includes Jake and Sully. With 25 pirate phrases, music, and sound, there are a lot of play features. The cannon fires plastic projectiles. Watch Tic Toc Croc appear as a hidden door pops open on the side of the ship. The coolest part? When you roll it forward and backwards, it actually looks like it is bobbing up and down in water.
Octonauts Octopod PlaysetOctonauts Octopod Playsetcheck priceSound the Octo-alert. Kids will love going on deep sea pretend rescue missions with this fun Octonauts playset. It includes Barnacles and Kwazzi and three sea creatures to rescue. The sea creatures are trapped. Slide the figures down the pods and into the Launch Bay. Save the trapped sea creatures by lowering the rescue tools. Explore. Rescue. Protect.
 

Outdoor Toys

Turn the backyard into a big playground with these great outdoor toys.

Pacific Play TunnelPacific Play Tunnelcheck priceTunnels are an excellent way to have fun and develop cooperation and muscle development. The top half of the tunnel is a see through mesh so you can see kids through it. You can use this tunnel on its own or connect it to multiple tunnels to create a maze. The tunnel collapses for easy storage.
Jump n Slide Dry BouncerJump n Slide Dry Bouncercheck priceNow you can make every day a party with this Little Tike Jump and Slide bouncer. It’s amazing how close this bouncer comes to a commercial grade product. Simply stake it and it inflates in less than a minute. It has a huge bouncing area and a slide wide enough for 2. There is nothing wrong with adding a little bounce to your house.
 
Cove Sand and Water TableCove Sand and Water Tablecheck priceHave a little fun in the sun with the Cascading Cove Sand and Water Tablet from Step2. Fill one side with water and the other side with sand to sail boats or build castles. Since it drains on both sides, you can even fill both sides with water. It even comes with an umbrella to stay in the shade.
Lifetime Kid’s Picnic TableLifetime Kid's Picnic Tablecheck priceEven little ones need their own space. This picnic table from Lifetime holds up to 4 children. It’s perfect for lunchtime, art projects, or the family picnic. It even folds completely flat, making it easy to store.
 

Ride On Toys

Because they are becoming stronger every day, a 3 year old really needs toys that help them coordinate their muscles especially their gross motor skills. Riding toys, balance bikes, and trikes are perfect for their growing muscles.

PlasmaCar RedPlasmaCar Redcheck priceThis award winning car moves with no gears, batteries, or fuel. The car is propelled by wiggling the front steering wheel. Parents can ride too as the Plasmacar supports up to 200lbs.
Strider Balance BikeStrider Balance Bikecheck priceEven the youngest kids can learn to ride the Strider bike. Kids will learn to balance, lean, and steer without the distractions of pedals or training wheels. It will give your child the confidence to ride a real bike.
 
Frozen Jeep WranglerFrozen Jeep Wranglercheck pricePink, purple, and blue, this super cool battery operated jeep from Power Wheels is all decked out in Disney Frozen styling. It has real working doors and storage in the back. The radio actually plays two of the most popular Frozen songs including “Let It Go.” Kids can use the shifter to move forwards or backwards. At it’s top speed, the vehicle travels 5mph. Let It Go.
Power Wheels KawasakiPower Wheels Kawasakicheck priceNow little kids can ride their very own ATV in their backyard with this battery powered ATV from Power Wheels. Your child will love zooming across the backyard at 6mph over grass, wet terrain, and pavement. It even reverses and has a brake. Mom and dad will want their own.
 
Mini Micro ScooterMini Micro Scootercheck priceYour 3 year old will look like an Olympian riding this unique scooter from Micro Kickboard. It is very easy to ride even for younger riders. The secret is the 3 wheeled design which make balancing much easier.
Radio Flyer Comfort WagonRadio Flyer Comfort Wagoncheck priceThere is a reason why they call this the comfort wagon. It features seat belts, fold up seats, padded seats, four cup holders, a canopy, and fold down seats for hauling things around. Your little adventurer will love going on different adventures every day.
 
Trunki Rideon SuitcaseTrunki Rideon Suitcasecheck priceA perfect vacation toy, kids will love traveling high in style with the Trunki. Designed like a fun animal, the Trunki is a fun ride on with plenty of room for your child’s favorite things. The sturdy rubber wheels are not only great for airports, but also road trips and sleepovers at granny’s. It is designed to fit in the standard size plane’s overhead bin.
Power Wheels Kawasaki BrutePower Wheels Kawasaki Brutecheck priceYour little rider will love riding on this ATV from Power Wheels for hours in the backyard. This kiddie version looks just like the real one except kids don’t need a license to drive. Allowing kids to drive both forwards and backwards, it travels at a top speed of 5mph over pavement, wet grass, and rough terrain.
 

Dolls

Dolls are one of the best gifts for a 3 year old girl. At 3 years old, a child is learning to put on their own clothes. Dolls with several different outfits and based on favorite characters are sure to be welcomed.

Frozen Sing A Long ElsaFrozen Sing A Long Elsacheck priceEvery little girl is going to love singing a duet with Sing Along Elsa. Place the microphone near this beautiful light up doll and Elsa sings the entire “Let It Go” song-the whole 3 minute song. Pull the microphone away and the real magic happens. The instrumental will keep playing, allowing children to sing along over the music. Little princesses won’t be able to “let it go.”
Toddler Elsa DollToddler Elsa Dollcheck priceThis adorable toddler version of Elsa is bigger than standard dolls, making it easier for smaller hands to hold. She also comes with her silly friend Olaf. Under her royal tiara, she has long braided hair that can be brushed and styled. Dressed in her signature blue outfit with purple snowflakes and her pretty little shoes, Toddler Elsa is ready for any play date.
 
Frozen Fever Elsa DollFrozen Fever Elsa Dollcheck priceThis Elsa doll is based on the Disney short film Frozen Fever. She has on a completely new beautiful outfit to celebrate Anna’s Birthday. Elsa has on a green dress with a translucent cape sprinkled with pink flowers, green ice sandals, and stiffed gelled up hair. Perfect gift for those who have Frozen fever.
Frozen Fever Anna DollFrozen Fever Anna Dollcheck priceAs seen in Frozen Fever here is Anna based on the Disney short film. With her beautiful green dress with floral patterns, a green vest, and gelled up hair tied in bun, she is ready for her Birthday party and playtime. The perfect prescription for fun for those who have Frozen fever.
 
Frozen Musical BicycleFrozen Musical Bicyclecheck priceKids will love taking both Anna and Elsa along with their pal Olaf on magical ride with this musical bicycle play set. Elsa has on a glittery outfit and Anna is so absolutely adorable in her gorgeous green dress. The most amazing part? When you put both the sisters on the bike, the sisters actually pedal the bike when you push it forward.
Frozen Sparkle Elsa DollFrozen Sparkle Elsa Dollcheck priceLittle Frozen fans will love having this beautiful sparkling Elsa doll as a playmate. The doll beautifully captures the beloved character from the movie with its sparkly blue gown, nice blue crown, blue heels, and braid. The sheer translucent white overcoat completes her look. It is sure to cast a spell on little girls.
 
Frozen Sparkle Anna DollFrozen Sparkle Anna Dollcheck priceLittle girls will instantly recognize Anna with this sparkling doll based on the film. She has on an elaborate gown with vibrant pink swirls and flowers. Girls will love taking Anna on adventures to save the kingdom from winter and creating their own Frozen adventures.
Barbie Birthday DollBarbie Birthday Dollcheck priceDressed in a colorful confetti gown, Barbie is ready to celebrate your little girl’s Birthday. She’s accessorized with a shiny pink necklace, pink shoes, and a pink bow belt. Her hair is styled with a pink tiara on top. It’s the perfect way to say “Happy Birthday” to the small Barbie fan in your life.
 
Minnie Birthday BowtiqueMinnie Birthday Bowtiquecheck priceIt’s your little one’s Birthday and Minnie is coming over with this excellent Birthday gift. She needs your help in choosing what to wear. Have a Birthday party with this mix and match Minnie Mouse toy. Kids can snap on the various components to create new outfit for Minnie Mouse. What will she wear?
Disney Descendants AudreyDisney Descendants Audreycheck priceBased on the new live action movie Disney Descendants, these new dolls are the sons and daughters of Disney heroes and villains. Each doll is dressed in its signature outfit from the film and accessorized with fabulous shoes, bracelets, and earrings. Audrey is the daughter of Sleeping Beauty.
 
Glamour Glow Rarity FigureGlamour Glow Rarity Figurecheck priceLittle pony fans will love decorating and styling this electronic Rarity pony. She has long purple hair that is great for styling. Plus when you press her cutie mark, she lights up like magic.
Baby Alive Lil’ Tea PartyBaby Alive Lil' Tea Partycheck priceInvite this baby over for colorful tea time fun. Pour ice water in the tea pot and it instantly changes color. Then pour the water into the teacups for Baby Alive and you. Feed her and she will wet her diaper. What a surprise!
 

Doll Houses And Playsets

Kids love having a place where they can make the rules. Doll houses and play sets are a perfect outlet for their imagination and developing social skills. Add a host of characters or dolls and watch your children create their own stories. Others can even join in with these fun sets.

Little People Dancing PalaceLittle People Dancing Palacecheck priceKids will have a “ball” playing with this dollhouse from Fisher Price. Put the miniaturized versions of Cinderella, Belle, and the Prince on the dance floor and watch them dance round and round simply by turning the knob. The castle comes to life with 15 songs, sounds, and phrases like “Beauty and the Beast” that will make little ones feel like they are in Disneyland.
Minnie’s Bow Sweet HomeMinnie's Bow Sweet Homecheck priceYoung Minnie fans with love this Minnie dollhouse with an adorable bow on top. With 4 stories of fun, kids can decorate the five rooms with the 18 different accessories. Nobody is home. It’s time for a party. Press the heart button at the base of the house to hear different cheerful phrases from Minnie. There’s even a spinning disco light on the ceiling. This is one mouse that knows how to party.
 
Canterlot CastleCanterlot Castlecheck priceHoly Moly. This thing is huge. Explore 3 floors of fun with this 2.5 foot My Little Pony Castle. There’s a bedroom, tea room, library, and balcony. There’s even a working elevator and moveable staircase which kids will love playing with.  It includes Princess Celestia whose mane can be brushed. Friendship has never felt bigger.
Magic Rarity BooktiqueMagic Rarity Booktiquecheck priceKids will love this unique My Little Pony dollhouse that behaves much like a book. The entire set opens up to reveal the magic inside. Much like a book, kids can flip through the different scenes inside. There’s a spa, bedroom, and boutique. It’s also includes Rarity and 20 adorable accessories. When kids are done the entire set closes, storing everything inside. It’s like a little carrying case with an adorable handle on top. Open the magic of My Little Pony with this fun book shaped play set.
 
My First DollhouseMy First Dollhousecheck priceThis dollhouse from Fisher Price makes a great first doll house for toddlers with its well designed pieces. It comes with a mom, dad, and little baby. Kids will love setting up the kitchen set, dining table, and toilet. This set will please your little one who will have hours of fun imaginative play.
Elsa’s Ice Palace PlaysetElsa's Ice Palace Playsetcheck priceKids can relive their favorite scene from Frozen with this Ice Castle that grows to over 3 feet tall. With a simple push, the snow transforms into a staircase. Place Elsa on the dance floor and turn the crank to watch the Castle around her grow to over 3 feet. Let it grow.
 
Barbie DreamhouseBarbie Dreamhousecheck priceThe Barbie Dreamhouse gets its biggest upgrade. This is a big dollhouse. With 3 stories of fun, it’s 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide. There are 7 rooms with a working garage and elevator. The elevator moves using a gliding pulley system. Everything inside is fairly detailed and there are a ton of accessories and interactive features. Place your smart phone inside the TV and it acts as a screen. How cool is that? Kids might never want to move out of this house.
Barbie Glam Getaway HouseBarbie Glam Getaway Housecheck priceThe Barbie Glam Getaway House proves that you don’t need a lot of room for a quick getaway. This entire dollhouse unfolds in the cutest way. Mattel has somehow managed to incorporate so many features in this portable dollhouse. It’s all very clever. There are a ton of fun accessories to complete the look. When you are done, the entire dollhouse folds up very compactly. “Get away” with this fun unfolding dollhouse.
 
KidKraft Luxury DollhouseKidKraft Luxury Dollhousecheck priceEvery little girl dreams about this large 4 foot tall dollhouse. Made out of composite wood, there is no plastic here. Even dolls like to live in luxury. If your little girl loves Barbies, then she will fall in love with this dollhouse since it accommodates 12 inch Barbie dolls. There’s a bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen. There are 14 fun furniture pieces including a little piano. The elevator glides up and down between the bottom and second floor. Your little doll might want to move in with her dolls.
KidKraft So Chic DollhouseKidKraft So Chic Dollhousecheck priceThis is one of the best dollhouses from KidCraft. With 10 rooms, it is absolutely huge. It fits the standard 12 inch Barbie doll. There are actually two sides to it. Unlike most dollhouses, it has a very open design which makes it very accessible even if multiple kids want to play. The best part is that it can be rolled around on its wheels.
 

Pretend Play Toys

Three year olds love to plunge themselves in the world of make believe often imitating mommy and daddy. Pretend toys are likely to be one of the top ten toys for 3 year olds. Whether it’s a puppet, pretend food, or make believe tea set, these pretend toys encourage your child to use words and language in fun ways, nurturing your child’s vocabulary and creativity.

Melissa & Doug Shopping CartMelissa & Doug Shopping Cartcheck priceThis miniaturized kiddie shopping cart looks just like it came out of the grocery store. There even a little fold out area. It’s made of sturdy metal with swiveling wheels. Honey I shrunk the shopping cart.
Minnie Magnetic Dress-UpMinnie Magnetic Dress-Upcheck priceWaiting to be dressed up, this 7 inch wooden Minnie from Melissa & Doug comes with her own stand. Choose her skirt, top, purse, tiara, and more. There are 35 mix and match wooden pieces that kids can choose from to dress Minnie. It works with magnets. Girls can change the outfit by simply taking the pieces off and on. Girls will grow attached to Minnie’s magnetic personality.
 
Black and Decker Tool BoxBlack and Decker Tool Boxcheck priceYour little tool man or girl will love this toy set of tools that looks just like mommy’s and daddy’s. With realistic colors and branding, these tools look just like the real thing. It comes with a hammer, screw driver, play saw, and wrench. Your little handy-person can finally fix that leaky faucet you been meaning to get around to.
Frozen Olaf’s Summer Tea SetFrozen Olaf's Summer Tea Setcheck priceOlaf and tea? It’s the warmest tea set ever. This pretend tea set includes 17 pieces and everything you need for a tea party. It comes with 2 Elsa plates and 2 Ana plates along with 4 stackable tea cups. The cute tea kettle is actually Olaf’s head and pours water out of Olaf’s carrot nose. You can stack the set together to build Olaf just like Elsa. Luckily for Olaf, it’s just pretend tea.
 
Zoo Friends Hand PuppetsZoo Friends Hand Puppetscheck priceThere’s an animal on your hand. No really. These soft hand puppets from Melissa & Doug are great for pretend play. The set comes with 4 zoo animals: an elephant, tiger, monkey, and giraffe. Bring your favorite animal stories to life with these puppets or make your own. Even tell dumb jokes. What key opens a banana? A mon-key!
Chef’s Cooking Set PlaysetChef's Cooking Set Playsetcheck priceThis cooking set for kids looks like it belongs in the real kitchen. It’s so realistic! The pots are made out of stainless steel and the utensils are made out of wood. The best part? The rolling pin actually rolls. The perfect gift for stirring up the imagination.
 
Melissa & Doug Cutting FoodMelissa & Doug Cutting Foodcheck priceThis is no ordinary food play toy. All of the food items are distinct colors. Kids can actually cut up the fruits, veggies, and bread complete with crunching and slicing noises. While they are cutting, they can count the pieces. Mix up all the pieces to create a puzzle that kids have to put back together. Kids will want to eat up all the fun.
Slice and Bake Cookie SetSlice and Bake Cookie Setcheck priceKids will love making pretend cookies with this fun Cookie Dough set from Melissa & Doug. It comes with 12 wooden cookies and toppings, a wooden cookie sheet, a wooden knife, a wooden spatula, and oven mitt. It’s almost like baking real cookies. Kids have to slice up the magnetic cookie dough. Place the cookies on the cookie sheet and decorate them with the toppings. Kids can even sort or count the cookies. Too bad you can’t eat them.
 

Kitchen Playsets

With these play kitchens, tots will get a kick out of having a place of their own — parents aren’t allowed.

Splish Splash Sink & StoveSplish Splash Sink & Stovecheck priceKids love playing in the kitchen. Give little kids their own kitchen to play with the Little Tikes Splish Splash Sink & Stove. This kitchen and sink from Little Tikes features an actual working faucet. The stove features turning knobs that click. It comes with 13 accessories to cook up a little fun.
Grand Walk-in KitchenGrand Walk-in Kitchencheck priceKids will love this awesome grand kitchen play set from Step2. It’s like a palace for little tots. Step 2 has managed to capture a lot of great details. With a grill, microwave, and stove, it has plenty of things to do. Plus, the play set comes with a ton of accessories for cooking up imaginary meals.
 
Pastel Kitchen PlaysetPastel Kitchen Playsetcheck priceFrom the realistic refrigerator, microwave, oven, and dishwasher, this colorful wooden kitchen set from KidKraft has a modern look that will appeal to any little chef. With bright pastel colors and plenty of accessories, this kitchen is perfect for make believe fun. Children will love making dinner right by your side.
Snacks and Sweets Food CartSnacks and Sweets Food Cartcheck priceThis absolutely adorable play set from Melissa & Doug is actually both an ice cream and hot dog stand. It looks like a piece of furniture instead of a toy. The awning is actually reversible, so your child can serve ice cream or hot dogs. It comes with over 40 pretend food items including pretend ice cream, hotdogs, and condiments. It even has soda. It’s hot and cool.
 

Role Play Dress Up

Underneath hats, tutus, and superhero costumes, little boys are girls love dressing up. Dress up is great for building physical dexterity, social skills, and empathy. Ball gowns and tutus are popular with little girls of this age as are superhero costumes with boys. These fun dress up costumes will kick your three year old’s imagination in high gear.

Goodie Tutus!Goodie Tutus!check priceChildren will love being an elegant princess, ballerina, magical fairy, or rocker girl with this fabulous 4 pack of dress up skirts. These skirts are fairly stretchy and elastic and are a fabulous gift for a 3 year old. If you have a little princess at home, you can’t beat this package of durable outfits. Girls can easily pull them over anything they are wearing and instantly transform.
Elsa/Anna Cosplay CostumeElsa/Anna Cosplay Costumecheck priceLittle Frozen fans who dream of being either Elsa or Anna will love this costume from Jerris Apparel. With several sizes to choose from, you can find the perfect fit for your little one. Choose between Anna or Elsa. Unlike most costumes, it looks just as beautiful as the one in the movie.
 
Cinderella Butterfly GirlCinderella Butterfly Girlcheck priceYour little Cinderella will never look better than with this gorgeous rich blue dress from Jerris Apparel. With several sizes to choose from, you can find the perfect fit for your toddler. Choose between 2 styles. The skirt has several layers, making it very full and pretty like the one in the movie. The butterflies come separately so you can stick them where you want them. The only that is missing is the glass shoes.
Fire Chief Role Play CostumeFire Chief Role Play Costumecheck priceYour little heroic fire fighter will love this Fire Chief role play set from Melissa & Doug. This costume set includes everything to be a pretend fire chief, including a jacket, helmet, badge, fire extinguisher, bullhorn, and name tag. With its realistic design, your child’s imagination is sure to catch on fire.
 
Doctor Role Play CostumeDoctor Role Play Costumecheck priceThe doctor is ready for you. Your little doctor will love this doctor role play set from Melissa & Doug. It includes everything to play the part and feel like a real Dr, including a jacket, mask, thermometer, syringe, reflex hammer, ear scope, and name tag. This doctor set is not only great for make believe but can also help relieve any anxiety of going to the doctor. So go ahead let her take your temperature.
Top This! Role Play HatsTop This! Role Play Hatscheck pricePut these 5 dress up hat from Melissa & Doug on top of your child’s head, turning them instantly into a cowboy, king, pirate, firefighter, and rocker. You won’t be able to top this.
 

Action Figures

Action figures are some of the best toys for 3 year old boys. With dinosaurs, superheroes, and robots, three year olds can create excitement with these action figures that bring their stories to life.

Fisher-Price Imaginext BatbotFisher-Price Imaginext Batbotcheck priceIt’s part tank. Part robot. Part Batman. And whole lot of fun. Batman is known for his ultra cool gadgets but this is something else. Look at it. It has two claws and a disc launcher. The simple bat shaped remote control allows kids to move the vehicle forward and backward. The coolest part? With the simple press of the button the tank transforms into a standing robot. Where’s the Joker now?
Imaginext Ultra T-RexImaginext Ultra T-Rexcheck priceLook out for this intimidating dinosaur. It’s huge, makes noises, lights up, chomps, walks, and shoots projectiles. There are 3 activation points along his spine that bring him roaring to life. Press the lever near his feet to send him walking forward four steps. He’s even got chomping action. The coolest part? Press the lever near his hip and he stands over 2 feet tall. Whoa! It’s fun that will never go extinct.
 
Rescue Bots Energize HeatwaveRescue Bots Energize Heatwavecheck pricePlayskool’s line of Transformers Rescue bot figures gives even preschoolers all the fun of larger Transformer action figures. These figures feature simple transformations. Heatwave transforms simply by pulling his ladder back and flipping his feet out.
Jurassic World Copter ToyJurassic World Copter Toycheck priceHelicopters and dinosaurs? Now that’s cool. This is not any helicopter. It is a dinocopter with a claw for capturing dinosaurs. The copter has a handle grip with a trigger. Squeeze the trigger and helicopter blades spin as the search light comes on. Use the claw to capture the cute little Triceratops who is on the loose. With a little imagination, it’s prehistoric fun that never gets old.
 
Tyrannosaurus Rex FigureTyrannosaurus Rex Figurecheck priceThe green menacing Tyrannosaurus Rex is beyond cool. Push him down and his jaws snap as he lets out a loud growl. He’s even got a soft tongue. Even his eyes light up. It’s fun to pick up the little included figure in his mouth. Chomp! Chomp! Chomp!
Playskool Millennium Falcon Playskool Millennium Falcon check priceLittle Star Wars fans will love the Millennium Falcon ship. Surprisingly, it’s a fairly large play set. It opens up to reveal a play set with trap doors, hidden compartments, ladders, and radar. It comes with chucky plastic figures of Hans, Chewbacca, and R2-D2. It even comes with a handle for flying the ship.
 
DC Comics 12″ Batman FigureDC Comics 12check priceFirst off, it’s Batman so what’s not to love. This 12 inch large Batman toy is as big as a Barbie Doll. It’s like a doll for boys though girls will want to borrow it too. Finally, boys and girls can play together, fighting crime at night and having tea during the day. Gotham has never felt safer.
Elf on the ShelfElf on the Shelfcheck priceThe Elf on the Shelf game is fun for the whole family. Here’s the story: Santa Clause has sent the little Elf to watch over the children. At night the little Elf reports back to Santa. When he comes back the next morning he is in a completely new place. Kids will love searching for the little Elf each morning when they wake up and parents will love hiding him.
 

Vehicles

These toys that roll around on wheels or soar through the air are likely to be a big hit with 3 year olds.

Little Tikes Builder TrainLittle Tikes Builder Traincheck priceEvery train needs a pit stop. With a battery powered drill, kids can take this train apart and put it back over and over again. The chunky pieces are perfect for little hands. When you put it back together it’s ready to chug again. Choo! Choo!
B. Build-a-Ma-JigsB. Build-a-Ma-Jigscheck priceThis airplane can be built and taken apart over and over. The pieces are all compatible with other Buildamajigs sets so children can invent their own models. With 22 pieces and a working toy drill with 3 interchangeable drill bits, this is just the job for 3 year olds. 
 
GUP-F Build-A-GupGUP-F Build-A-Gupcheck priceKids will love building their own Octonaunts vehicle with this creative toy. It’s like Octanauts meet Mr. Potato head. Parts go in and can be moved easily. With over 25 pieces, there are tons of combinations to create different vehicles.
Cinderella Horse & CarriageCinderella Horse & Carriagecheck priceThis grand horse and beautiful carriage is fit for any little princess. The doors actually open and close. With wheels that actually roll and a horse, kids can hurry off to the royal ball. The carriage fits one Barbie sized doll in the back.
 
Little People Princess CoachLittle People Princess Coachcheck priceYour little girl will feel like a princess with this fancy coach that is headed to the Disney castle. While it includes 2 Little People, it can carry up to 5. When it moves, it plays the sweetest fairy melody.
My Easy RC VehicleMy Easy RC Vehiclecheck priceEven little racecar drivers can race their own R/C car with this fun toy. With 2 different speeds, it is the perfect first remote controlled car for preschoolers. Why? With the simple remote, the easy to use directional buttons send the car forward, backward, left, and right.
 
RC Triceratops VehicleRC Triceratops Vehiclecheck priceCars and dinos? This is no ordinary racecar. It transforms from a racecar to a Triceratops dinosaur with the press of a button. Kids can use the remote control to send the vehicle or dino forward, back, left, or right just like a real remote controlled car.
Thomas Treasure Chase SetThomas Treasure Chase Setcheck priceKids will be screaming “Get the lost treasure,” as everybody’s favorite blue engine races around the track in an attempt to chase Skiff who has stolen the treasure. Skiff makes a quick turn ending up splashing in the water. After Thomas speeds around the sharp curve, he’ll end up stuck in the water too, but kids can rescue him. Feel the thrill of the chase.
 
Thomas Wooden Sodor RailwayThomas Wooden Sodor Railwaycheck price3 year olds love trains but they absolutely adore Thomas. This set is great way to introduce them to model trains. Kids will love connecting the wooden track pieces together to form their own tracks. After building the track, pushing the Thomas train around the track saying “choo choo” is just as fun. The fireworks smokestack bursts as the train passes it. The best part? The track is compatible with most other wooden train sets, which makes it a great starter set.
Barbie Glam ConvertibleBarbie Glam Convertiblecheck priceWhy does Barbie all the cool stuff? Her vehicle is equipped with a pretend GPS, pink steering wheel, and alloy wheels. So glam! Her sleek pink convertible has plenty of room for 2 full sized Barbies. Kids will love taking their dolls for a ride in this stylish vehicle.
 
Bruder Garbage TruckBruder Garbage Truckcheck price This amazing garbage truck looks just like the real thing and is built out of high quality plastic without any screws or glue. The truck comes with 2 miniature trash cans. It has a little arm that extends on the side to grab the garbage can. Who knew taking out the trash could be so fun?
Green Toys Dump TruckGreen Toys Dump Truckcheck priceMade out of recycle milk cartons, this large award winning dump truck from Green Toys has no trouble carrying toys, sand, and rocks around. Kids will love filling it up with stuff and dumping everything out.
 
Silly Wheelie MickeySilly Wheelie Mickeycheck priceMickey fans will love watching Mickey Mouse pedal his bike and doing all kinds of cool tricks. Kids just press the flag on the back of his bike and Mickey goes on a silly cycle ride, popping wheelies and spinning around.
Green Toys RocketGreen Toys Rocketcheck priceMade from recycled plastic, this rocket is ready to takeoff to space. The Rocket has a large door that flips open. It’s fully equipped with a detachable top capsule and two astronaut figures. How high will your child’s imagination go?
 

Puzzles

Puzzles are great for developing problem solving skills. Floor puzzles are great because the pieces are large but kids can still work on their fine motor skills when fitting the pieces together. Simple puzzles with big colorful pictures of their favorite characters, dinosaurs, or cars make perfect gifts for 3 years olds.

Match It! SpellingMatch It! Spellingcheck priceThis awesome puzzle is a wonderful learning tool. There are different sets that teach all types of learning skills from counting to abcs. This particular puzzle teaches spelling and it’s never been this fun. Each puzzle piece has a letter and a part of the puzzle. When you put the letters together it forms a self correcting puzzle. What a fun way to learn spelling, math, and abcs.
My First Daily CalendarMy First Daily Calendarcheck priceWhat day is it? Here is a fun way to introduce little one to calendars. This calendar set comes with over 80 magnets. Kids will learn the days, months, years, seasons, and more. Simply take the magnets from the bottom portion to fill out the month, date, day, season, and weather areas on the top portion. There is even a little area to plan out the activities for the day. Every day with be “funday.”
 
Disney Frozen Floor PuzzleDisney Frozen Floor Puzzlecheck priceThis 46 piece floor puzzle for ages 3 and up is designed for Frozen lovers. Featuring all of the main characters, the puzzle measures 3 ft long when it is completed. The large pieces are great to introduce young children to puzzles without frustrating them.
Dinosaurs Floor PuzzleDinosaurs Floor Puzzlecheck priceThis 48 piece floor puzzle from Melissa & Doug is a wonderful first puzzle for teaching basic spatial skills. The dinosaur illustration appeals to kids in this age group, helping to capture the child’s attention and imagination. The pieces consist of a lot of brown and greens and most of the most popular dinosaurs are represented including the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops. It’s dino-mite.
 
Underwater Floor PuzzleUnderwater Floor Puzzlecheck priceGo under water with this 48 piece floor puzzle from Melissa & Doug. This gorgeous puzzle is designed for kids to explore underwater life while stimulating their imagination. The larger pieces make it easy for little kids to manipulate and almost impossible to lose.
Mickey Shape Sorting ClockMickey Shape Sorting Clockcheck priceWhat time is it? This wooden shape sorting clock is not only a shape sorter, it helps kids learn to tell the time. Kids can place the colorful wooden blocks in the clock. Mickey’s little hands are the hands of the clock. With numbers, shapes, colors, and time, it’s “time” for fun with Mickey.
 

Family Board Games

Now that your child can sit longer and learn to take turns, it’s the perfect time to introduce them to board games. Board games help build problem solving skills. While they love to “win” all the time, three year olds love playing with others. These board games give them a chance to work with and compete with others.

Busytown: Eye Found It !Busytown: Eye Found It !check priceIf you have a 3 year old, you really should get this cooperative hidden picture game. Kids will love the humongous six foot long board, which is part of the appeal. The best part about this game is that kids will have to cooperate with each other to either win or lose. The goal of the game is to use teamwork to get all of the players to the ferryboat before the pigs eat all the food. Players take turns moving through the game board and have to work together to find hidden pictures throughout the game board.
ThinkFun ZingoThinkFun Zingocheck priceHere is a fun twist on the classic game of Bingo that is geared for toddlers. The rules are basically the same however the play pieces are unique. The Zingo card has a 3X3 grid with fun pictures that toddlers recognize. Two pieces are dispensed at a time by sliding the fun zinger. Players check the pictures on the tiles to see if it matches any of the pictures on their card. If there is a match, they have to call out the name on the picture before anyone else. For younger kids the speed component can be skipped. Cover the card horizontally, vertically, or diagonally and its “Zingo.”
 
Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel GameSneaky, Snacky Squirrel Gamecheck priceChildren are encouraged to think like squirrels in this award winning game from Educational Insights. The lovely tree packaging doubles as the game board. After dumping the different colored acorns in the tree box, players each get a log. Kids who fill their log first with the 5 different colored acorns win. Players take turns spinning the spinner. The different spots on the spinner will have you grabbing acorns, stealing acorns from others, or losing all your acorns. The game comes with these adorable squirrel shaped tweezers that you have to pick up the acorns with. Kids will go absolutely nuts.
Tell Tale Card GameTell Tale Card Gamecheck priceKids will love telling their own stories with these picture cards. Kids are dealt cards and have the flip over the cards one at a time creating a dynamic story with the pictures on the cards. Who needs bedtime stories anymore?
 
Curious George Matching GameCurious George Matching Gamecheck priceTake the classic game of matching and memory and throw Curious George in and you get this. It comes with 72 cards with colorful pictures of Curious George and his friends. Take out cards and you can create your own version depending on the skill level of your child. Flip over 2 cards and try to match them. For 3 year olds, it’s a match made in heaven, building memory and social skills.
Enchanted Cupcake Party GameEnchanted Cupcake Party Gamecheck pricePrincesses and cupcakes? Little ones will love building pretend cupcakes together with this Disney Princess themed game. Each pretend cupcake consists of 4 different parts: a topper, frosting, cake, and wrapper. Kids build the various cupcakes mixing and matching various components based on the recipe cards. The idea is to build as many cupcakes as you can before the timer runs out. It’s sweet fun.
 
Disney Princess Candy LandDisney Princess Candy Landcheck priceIt’s the classic Candyland game with a princess makeover. Candyland is a very simple board game that is fun for even little kids. Kids will race across the board as their favorite princess: Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Aurora. There is a colorful winding pathway from start to finish. Kids draw cards and move to the nearest corresponding color on the game board. The princess that finishes first gets to dance at the ball. This simple board game is a great way to introduce little ones to board games.
Disney Frozen Spot it! Disney Frozen Spot it!check priceThe classic game of Spot It! has been given a Frozen twist. The game comes with 55 cards. Each card has various Frozen themed pictures and letters on it. The goal of the game is to find the matching object or letter between cards. The cards are made in such a way that there is only one matching pair between any two cards. Be the first the “spot it.”
 

The Play Room

Add a little fun to the playroom, with these great gifts.

Skip Hop Zoo BackpackSkip Hop Zoo Backpackcheck priceWith over 10 different designs to choose from, these adorable little backpacks from Skip Hop are so cute. You’ll find everything from a frog to an elephant. It’s perfect for little preschoolers. Kids can carry all their stuff around. There is even a matching lunchbox and bottle.
Contours 3-in-1 PottyContours 3-in-1 Pottycheck priceOffered in 3 fun colors, this innovative potty from Contours grows with your child. Designed for both boys and girls, it has a splash guard that flips back. Taking your child through each stage of potty training, it even converts from a potty to a toilet trainer. The potty seat fits over most standard sized toilet seats. The bottom of the potty can even be used as a step stool.
 
Magnetic Responsibility ChartMagnetic Responsibility Chartcheck priceIt’s never too early to give your children responsibilities and chores to do. With 90 magnets, this Magnetic Responsibility chart is great for assigning little ones tasks and teaching appropriate behavior. Little ones can learn to put their toys a way, brush their teeth, and more. If kids succeed with doing their assigned tasks, a little reward can be given at the end of the week. Every parent needs one of these.
Paw Patrol Table SetPaw Patrol Table Setcheck priceThis Paw Patrol themed table and set of 2 chairs from Delta is perfect for little ones. Supporting children up to 50lbs, it gives little people a place for art projects, meals, or playtime.
 
Olive Kids Nap MatOlive Kids Nap Matcheck priceWith this nap map you don’t have to worry about your child when they sleep away from home. It is perfect for preschool or grandma’s house. The soft padding and warm blanket inside makes it comfortable. It’s offered in several fun prints from dinosaurs to fairies.
Pillowtime Pal PillowPillowtime Pal Pillowcheck priceThis adorably soft 2 foot long Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pillow makes the perfect bedtime pal. Kids will love cuddling up with him and wrestling with him.
 
Melissa & Doug Town Road RugMelissa & Doug Town Road Rugcheck priceKids will love this colorful square shaped play mat from Melissa & Doug. The town theme is bright and cheerful. Kids will love pretending to drive their vehicles on all the winding roads of the town.
LEGO Batman Alarm ClockLEGO Batman Alarm Clockcheck priceThis is really cool. If you have a Lego and Batman fan, this clock is a must have. The clock is shaped like a giant minifigure. You can put this by your bed and use it to wake it up in the morning. He’ll even protect your kids from the spookies at night. How cool is this?
 
Let’s Play Dress Up UnitLet's Play Dress Up Unitcheck priceThis dress us center from KidCraft is perfect for kids who love to dress up. Moms will love it because it keeps things organized. The sturdy rod is perfect for hanging dress up costumes. There are many shelves to keep things nice and tidy. Shoes can be stored on the slanted shelf. It’s the perfect addition to any playroom.
Kidkraft Toy Box Kidkraft Toy Box check pricePerfect for the playroom, this toy chest from KidCraft is offered in many stylish colors to match your decor. Simple to assemble, it is made from MDF and is on wheels so it is easy to move around. The safety mechanism will keep your child’s hands safe.
 

What do you think are the top toys for three year olds? Let us know in the comments.

One Response to Best Toys And Gifts For 3 Year Olds 2017

  1. Gishu August 7, 2016 at 1:09 pm #

    Super list. Thanks – you saved me a lot of time.

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