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.

Pretend Play Toys

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 Let’s Play House Dust! Sweep! Mop!Ages 3-6Melissa & Doug Lets Play House Dust! Sweep! Mop!check price

Time to make the house spick and span just like mommy and daddy. This complete set includes everything preschoolers need to have good clean fun! Set includes a broom, mop, duster, brush, dustpan, and storage stand. It’s the perfect set to play house and kids can dust, sweep, and mop for hours of fun!

Green Toys Watering Can ToyAges 18m-10Green Toys Watering Can Toycheck price

This watering toy is made from reycled plastic and it is made in the USA. It is easy to use with a spout that allows kids to have fun watering the plants. The set also includes a rake and spade to enhance their gardening experience. It’s dishwasher safe and free of harmful BPA and PVC.

Kidoozie My First PurseAges 2-10Kidoozie My First Pursecheck price

Little girls can be just like mommy with their own kiddie purse. This purse features fun colors that will appeal to little ones. The set includes a play phone, keys, debit card, mirror, wallet, and play lipstick for fun and creative play. Let’s go shopping! Now where was that debit card?

Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Pots and PansAges 3-8Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Pots and Panscheck price

This 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. It’s the perfect gift for stirring up the imagination.

Cutegirl Cosmetics Pretend Play Makeup KitAges 3-6Cutegirl Cosmetics Pretend Play Makeup Kitcheck price

The Cutegirl Cosmetics pretend play makeup kit is perfect for imaginary fun with makeup. Little girls can be just like mommy and imitate her by applying the pretend makeup with the brushes and various kits. The set includes play nail polish, compact, eye shadow, lipstick, 3 brushes, and a fun polka dot bag in pink. Preschoolers will love glamming up just like mommy!

Melissa & Doug Zoo Friends Hand Puppets Ages 2-6Melissa & Doug Zoo Friends Hand Puppets check price

There’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!

Green Toys Tea Set Ages 2-10Green Toys Tea Set check price

Serve up some fun with this Green Toys Tea Set. Set includes a tea pot, four saucers, sugar bowl, and four teaspoons for some teatime fun! This set is made from recycled materials and it is FDA-approved for eating and drinking from. They are dishwasher safe and perfect for little hands to engage in creative play sessions with friends and family.

Melissa & Doug Cutting FoodAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Cutting Foodcheck price

This 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.

Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden CookieAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookiecheck price

Kids 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.

Melissa & Doug Scoop and Stack Ice Cream ConeAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Scoop and Stack Ice Cream Conecheck price

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Serve up some ice cream fun! Scoop up your favorite flavor and load it on the ice cream cone. The scoops magically attach to scoopers and cones! Great fun, imaginative play.

LeapFrog Number Lovin’ Oven Ages 2-5LeapFrog Number Lovin Oven check price

This is the perfect recipe for number learning fun! Cook, count, and share your imaginary play food with family and friends. Features over 30 fun phrases and songs. Great for developing counting, sharing, vocabulary skills for preschoolers. Cook up some fun with the Number Lovin’ Oven.

Black and Decker Tool BoxAges 3+Black and Decker Tool Boxcheck price

Your 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.

Melissa & Doug Spray, Squirt & Squee​gee Play Set Ages 3-6Melissa & Doug Spray, Squirt & Squee​gee Play Set check price

For some fun cleaning fun, the Spray, Squirt & Squeegee set is a fantastic playset. Preschoolers will learn what supplies work best on various surfaces. Kids get a ton of cleaning supplies from a spray and squirt bottle to a squeegee, scrub brush, sponge, and more! What’s cool is that the spray and squirt bottles actually spray and squirt for great fun! Perfect set to encourage fun, creative, imaginative play.

Learning Resources New Sprouts Dinner Basket Ages 2-10Learning Resources New Sprouts Dinner Basket check price

It’s time to go shopping for some groceries. Grab your basket, and start shopping for all your necessities from vegetables, fruit, meat, salad, and let’s not forget about dessert. Yum! The set includes fun, colorful, well-built pieces with a realistic look which will enhance your preschooler’s play. The play food pieces are perfect for little hands.

Melissa & Doug Magnetic Dress-UpAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Magnetic Dress-Upcheck price

Waiting to be dressed up, these 7 inch wooden dolls come with their own stands. Choose their skirt, top, purse, tiara, and more. There are 56 mix and match wooden pieces that kids can choose from to dress the dolls. It works with magnets. Girls can change the outfit by simply taking the pieces off and on. Girls will grow attached to their “magnetic” personality.

Melissa & Doug Wooden Make-a-Cake Mixer SetAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Wooden Make-a-Cake Mixer Setcheck price

Time for some baking fun! This 11-piece set includes everything to make a cake. Set includes a mixer, bowl, cake plan, play cake mix box, wooden knife, and more. The mixer bowl features a spinning crank and numbered dial turns. This cake mixer set encourages fun, creative, imaginative play.

Melissa & Doug Shopping CartAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Shopping Cartcheck price

This 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.

Kidzlane Durable Kids Play DishesAges 3+Kidzlane Durable Kids Play Dishescheck price

These pretend play dishes are super fun for preschoolers. They are realistic, full of vibrant colors, and are safe for kids – free of BPA plastic. The 29-piece set includes everything for pretend play fun with dishes from plates and cups to cutlery and the dish drainer. Makes a wonderful gift for children.

Kitchen Playsets

Kitchen Playsets

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

Little Tikes Splish Splash Sink & StoveAges 3-10Little Tikes Splish Splash Sink & Stovecheck price

Kids 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.

Fisher-Price Little People Sit ‘n Stand Skyway Ages 18m-5Fisher-Price Little People Sit n Stand Skyway check price

The Sit ‘n Stand Skyway is full of thrilling twists and turns. The set includes two Little People cars that are perfectly sized for little ones. The coolest part? The tower transforms into a roadway for two ways to enjoy this fantastic playset. The stand-up tower configuration stands an amazing 3 feet tall for super-sized fun!

Paw Patrol, Adventure Bay Railway Track SetAges 3+Paw Patrol, Adventure Bay Railway Track Setcheck price

Paw Patrol fans brace yourselves for fun adventure ahead. The set features a motorized train with fun Paw Patrol characters. Push the lever to stop the train in front of the station and clear the rock slide. The best part is that this set can be connected with other Paw Patrol tracks for brand new adventures!

Fisher-Price Imaginext Blackbeard’s Lair Ages 3-8Fisher-Price Imaginext Blackbeards Lair check price

Think you can escape with the treasure hidden in Blackbeard’s Lair? You’ll need to get past the swinging anchor and cage and the mouth that traps invaders. You may have an exit strategy with the trap door and the plank. A fun playset that invites creative, imaginative play.

Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway Ages 18m-6Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand n Play Rampway check price

The Stand ‘n Play Rampway is a thrilling set standing over 2 feet tall! Zoom down the spiral ramps with the two Little Wheelies for exhilarating fun! Lights and sounds enhance your child’s play. A convenient carry handle allows for easy transport and storage. It’s the perfect first Little People playset for preschoolers.

Melissa & Doug Wooden Snacks & Sweets Food CartAges 3-7Melissa & Doug Wooden Snacks & Sweets Food Cartcheck price

This 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.

KidKraft Ultimate Corner Play KitchenAges 3-15KidKraft Ultimate Corner Play Kitchencheck price

The Ultimate Corner Play Kitchen is one of the best play kitchen centers. It’s loaded with a ton of excellent play features including kitchen appliances that open and close, clicking and rotating knobs, faucet taps that turn, and lights and sounds, creating a realistic play experience. Preschoolers will be entertained with imaginative kitchen play for hours on end.

KidKraft Uptown Espresso Kitchen Ages 3-15KidKraft Uptown Espresso Kitchen check price

This modern-looking kitchen is complete with opening and closing appliances. The kitchen features plenty of workspace and storage space. Invite a friend over to create imaginary meals with this amazing playset.

Step2 Best Chef’s Kitchen SetAges 2-5Step2 Best Chefs Kitchen Setcheck price

The Best Chef’s Kitchen set features realistic appliances and clicking knobs on the stovetop and oven for realistic kitchen play. Friends can pas each other items through the window. The stove features fun lights and sounds to entertain. The set features ample storage areas and hooks to hang utencils and cups. 25 accessories add to the overall fun and enjoyment. Kids will enjoy cooking up imaginary meals.

Step2 Grand Walk-in Kitchen and GrillAges 2-8Step2 Grand Walk-in Kitchen and Grillcheck price

Kids 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.

KidKraft Uptown Pastel Kitchen PlaysetAges 3-15KidKraft Uptown Pastel Kitchen Playsetcheck price

From 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.

Step2 Neat and Tidy II Playhouse Ages 18m-8Step2 Neat and Tidy II Playhouse check price

Playtime just got a whole lot more fun with this Neat and Tidy II Playhouse. From a realistic doorbell to a working door and shutters to a play phone and more, kids will feel like they have their own place. The playhouse is loaded with a ton of fun play features to entertain kids for hours.

Role Play Dress Up

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.

Disney Moana Girls Adventure OutfitAges 3-6Disney Moana Girls Adventure Outfitcheck price

Moana fans will love this Moana-themed Adventure Outfit. The set includes the iconic two-piece outfit featured in the animated motion picture Disney’s Moana. It has an authentic look and feel that fans will truly appreciate. Little girls will be able to relive the fantastic oceanic adventures of Moana.

Melissa & Doug Dress-Up TiarasAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Dress-Up Tiarascheck price

Make your little princess feel special and wonderful with these Dress-up tiaras and crowns. Pair these tiaras and crowns with Goodie Tutus and dress-up shoes for out-of-this-world fun! Your litte girl will feel like a princess or royalty as she engages in fun, creative role play.

Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume Ages 3-6Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume check price

Your 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.

Melissa & Doug Doctor Role Play CostumeAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Doctor Role Play Costumecheck price

The 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.

Melissa & Doug Chef Role Play CostumeAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Chef Role Play Costumecheck price

Your little one will look like a master chef with this well-designed Chef Role Play Costume from Melissa & Doug. It features nice red-gingham accents and realistic accessories. Enhance your kid’s role play with a pretend play cooking set, such as the Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Pots and Pans set.

Melissa & Doug Magician Role Play CostumeAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Magician Role Play Costumecheck price

With this fantastic magician role play costume, your preschooler will look like a real master magician. The set is full of fun surprises like the vest with secret pocket and top hat with hidden compartment. Add a beginner’s magic set like Ideal’s My First Magic Set or Jim Scott’s My First Magic Kit to take the entertainment to a whole new level! Kids can practice the art of magic to create a showstopping performance that wows audiences.

Melissa & Doug Role Play Tutus! CollectionAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Role Play Tutus! Collectioncheck price

Children 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.

Melissa & Doug Top This! Role Play HatsAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Top This! Role Play Hatscheck price

Put 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.

JerrisApparel Snow Party Dress Queen CostumeJerrisApparel Snow Party Dress Queen Costumecheck price

Little 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.

JerrisApparel Cinderella Dress Princess CostumeJerrisApparel Cinderella Dress Princess Costumecheck price

Your 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 preschooler. Choose between three 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.

Melissa & Doug Princess Role Play CostumeAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Princess Role Play Costumecheck price

Complete with a shiny tiara crown, shining wand, and beautiful accented gown, your little girl will look and feel like a magical princess. The princess gown is satiny with beautiful glittery accents. The crown features fancy jewels. Endless princess adventures await!

Melissa & Doug Construction Worker Role Play CostumeAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Construction Worker Role Play Costumecheck price

If you preschooler dreams of becoming an engineer, this is a fantastic role play costume. The construction costume will make them look the part. It comes complete with a construction costume, hard hat, goggles, saw, tool belt, hammer, and name tag. It’s made of high quality materials to ensure years of fun, engaging construction role play.

Dolls

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.

Barbie Rainbow Lights Mermaid DollAges 3-7Barbie Rainbow Lights Mermaid Dollcheck price

You’ve never seen a Barbie like this before! Babrie has magically transformed into a beautiful mermaid doll complete with a rainbow colored tail and gorgoeus mermaid outfit. Take her on a deep dive adventure in the water to see her tail magically light up. Barbie even features a fun light show to entertain preschoolers. Fans will also love playing with her pink streaked hair. Who knew mermaid adventures could be so fun?!

Disney Moana Adventure DollAges 3-6Disney Moana Adventure Dollcheck price

Moana is accurately created and inspired by the movie. She is dressed her iconic outfit from the animated movie. Nice touches include her flower clip that your girl can also wear. She is beautifully accessorized with a necklace and matching accessories. Girls will love recreating their favorite ocean adventures with Moana.

Barbie Fairytale Dress Up Gift SetAges 3-10Barbie Fairytale Dress Up Gift Setcheck price

Drawing inspiration from Candy Kingdom, Barbie Fairytale Dress Up Gift Set includes three magical fairytale outfits. Choose from a princess, mermaid, or fairy. The pieces can be mixed and matched for new creative looks. Girls will be fascinated by trying out the various outfits and dreaming up fun fairytale adventures.

Barbie Happy Birthday Doll Ages 3-10Barbie Happy Birthday Doll check price

Dressed in a colorful glittery 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.

Disney Princess Royal Shimmer Belle Doll Ages 3+Disney Princess Royal Shimmer Belle Doll check price

Disney Princess Royal Shimmer Belle is the star of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. She features beautiful hair for fantastic hair play. She is outfitted in a glamorous gown with a beautiful ombre and glittery accents that make her sparkle. Earring and a matching pair of shoes complete her royal look. Preschoolers will love reliving their favorite moments from the movie.

Melissa & Doug Mine to Love JennaAges 18m-5Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Jennacheck price

Mine to Love Jenna is the perfect first baby doll for your preschooler. She has sweet baby cheeks and a soft body to create for realistic play. She wears a cute romper and matching cap. Her eyes open and close just like a real baby and she can even suck her thumb or a pacifier. Jenna is yours to love, nurture, and care for. She is sure to be a bundle of joy and provide endless hours of pretend play fun!

Barbie Fashionistas Ken Doll Ages 3-10Barbie Fashionistas Ken Doll check price

Ken is looking raveshing in his stylish t-shirt and casual jeans. His hair is slicked back and he is ready for a fun time with Barbie. Ken is the perfect addition to your girl’s Barbie collection.

Disney Beauty and The Beast Baby Belle DollAges 3-6Disney Beauty and The Beast Baby Belle Dollcheck price

Disney Beauty and The Beast Live Action Baby Belle Doll looks so lovely and sweet. Girls will want to love and cuddle this cutie pie. She has a beautiful dress with golden accents and gorgoeus hair for fantastic role play. Belle can hold her rattle rose. Girls will be inspired to recreate the moment in the movie!

PlayMonster Superhero Will Wonder Crew BuddyAges 3-6PlayMonster Superhero Will Wonder Crew Buddycheck price

Superhero Will Wonder Crew Buddy is an all-new action doll. He combines the action and adventure of action figures with the emotional component of a doll or stuffed animal to create a brand new toy specifically designed for young boys. This superhero will inspire your little one to go on incredible superhero adventures with their new best buddy. The cool part is that a matching mask and cape are included so you can have the dynamic duo saving the universe!

Shopkins Shoppies Pam Cake Doll Ages 3-15Shopkins Shoppies Pam Cake Doll check price

Shoppies Pam Cake is a super cute Shoppies doll. She has fantastic braided and straight hair for fun hair play. The set includes 2 exclusive Shopkins and she comes with a brush, purse, and VIP card. She’s the perfect addition to your girl’s Shoppies doll collection.

Disney Frozen Classic Fashion AnnaAges 3+Disney Frozen Classic Fashion Annacheck price

Classic Fashion Anna looks fashionable and pretty in her travel dress inspired by the animated movie. Her outfit and shoes may be removed. She comes with a matching pair of boots. Her braided red hair looks absolutely beautiful. She is articulated and poseable, making for some wonderful story-telling and role playing. Pair this Anna doll with Classic Fashion Elsa for even more Frozen fun!

Disney Frozen Classic Fashion ElsaAges 3+Disney Frozen Classic Fashion Elsacheck price

Elsa is looking pretty in her snow queen dress inspired by the movie. She is wonderful hair and she comes with a matching pair of shoes. Girls can remove her outfit and shoes. They will love recreating their favorite moments from Frozen.

Raggedy Ann Classic Doll 16″ Ages 3-15Raggedy Ann Classic Doll 16" check price

Raggedy Ann is a classic 16-inch doll inspired by the classic tales of Raggedy Ann and Andy. She looks as wonderful as you would imagine in this special one-of-a-kind design. Pair this rag doll with Andy to relive the adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy.

Berenguer Boutique 15″ Soft Body Baby DollAges 2-15Berenguer Boutique 15" Soft Body Baby Dollcheck price

Berenguer Boutique is the perfect first baby doll for your little one. She is 15-inches and features a soft, realistic body for realistic baby play. She looks so sweet and adorable in her outfit. Girls will love dressing, nurturing, and caring for her with all the including accessories. This has got to be the cutest baby doll ever! Perfect gift for preschool children.

The Bridge Direct Strawberry Shortcake Doll Ages 1-10The Bridge Direct Strawberry Shortcake Doll check price

Strawberry Shortcake is an iconic doll that has stood the test of time. Unbelievably, she is celebrating her 35th anniversary. She is still as soft and squeezable as ever. And she still has that fresh strawberry scent that will ignite the scences. Girls will love taking this classic doll on fun adventures wherever they go!

Baby Alive Face Paint FairyAges 3+Baby Alive Face Paint Fairycheck price

Get artsy with Baby Alive Face Paint Fairy. This baby doll looks cute and adorable with her beautiful red fairy dress with multi-color pattern. Girls will have fun adding face paint to make her even more beautiful. Ice water magically reveals the face paint while warm hands make the paint disappear. Preschoolers will love feeding her with her bottle and changing her when she wets her diaper just like a real baby.

Fisher-Price Shimmer and Shine Talk & Sing Shimmer Doll Ages 3-6Fisher-Price Shimmer and Shine Talk & Sing Shimmer Doll check price

Shimmer and Shine fans will love this authentic 30-inch replica of their favorite character, Shimmer. Squeeze her stomach to hear her speak phrases from the show. She even sings! Her outfit looks fantastic. Playtime is sure to be more magical. Girls will love recreating their favorite scenes from the television show.

Fisher-Price Bloomin’ Bows MinnieAges 2-5Fisher-Price Bloomin Bows Minniecheck price

Minnie fans will love this 10-inch version of their beloved Disney character. She looks so pretty and fashionable with her purse, dress, and flower accessories. Press her hand to hear fun music and see cool lights. Minnie even sings a ‘Magic Bows’ song. What’s cool? The magic wand transforms three bows into flowers!

Doll Houses And Playsets

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.

Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm Ages 1-5Fisher-Price Little People Animal Friends Farm check price

Welcome to the Little People Animal Friends Farm! Open the barn door gate to hear fun animal sounds and even music. The set includes 7 colorful and playful figures – Farmer Eddie, chicken, horse, sheep, pig, cow, and goat. These figures are perfectly sized for little hands. A hale bay is also included with the set. The neat thing is that the whole set can be folded and kids can store all the figures inside. It’s a great set that will inspire endless creative play!

Barbie DreamhouseAges 3-10Barbie Dreamhousecheck price

The 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.

Calico Critters Deluxe Living Room Set Ages 3-7Calico Critters Deluxe Living Room Set check price

Welcome to the comfy home of Calico Critters. This Deluxe Living Room set looks amazing with the incredible attention to detail. The set looks realistic which will enhance your play. It’s designed for use with Calico Critter houses, but with creative imaginations it can be used without it. The set includes a couch, 2 arm chairs, center table, fireplace, side table, and plenty of accessories to enhance your play. The fireplace lights-up to bring warmth to the room.

Peppa Pig’s Deluxe House Ages 3-15Peppa Pigs Deluxe House check price

Peppa Pig’s Deluxe House features four fantastic rooms to play in — one bedroom, living room, bathroom and kitchen. The set includes a variety of accessories and 3 figurines to enhance your play experience. There’s Peppa, George, and Suzy. There’s plenty of fun in each room with many creative play opportunities.

Barbie Glam Getaway HouseAges 3-10Barbie Glam Getaway Housecheck price

The 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.

Shopkins Chef Club Hot Spot Kitchen Playset Ages 3-15Shopkins Chef Club Hot Spot Kitchen Playset check price

The Hot Spot Kitchen is perfect for Shoppies dolls and Shopkins to play in this interactive kitchen playset. It’s time to cook up your favorite dish in your favorite room in the entire house! Take a spin in the microwave and gather all the ingredients for a special tasty meal. This set features 2 exclusive Shopkins to build your collection. It’s a great addition to your Shopkins collection. The great thing is that Shopkins fans can connect this playset to other Chef Club playsets for the ultimate fun!

Barbie Pop-Up Camper Vehicle Ages 3-10Barbie Pop-Up Camper Vehicle check price

The Barbie Pop-Up Camper delivers big fun with an RV that transforms into a 3-story playset. The front transforms into a bathroom while the back reveals a kitchen and fire pit. The kitchen is complete with a refrigerator, oven, stove, and sink. And there is even a swimming pool with a fun slide ready for some big splashes! Lots of fun play features ensure limitless, engaging play for preschoolers.

Barbie Fashionistas Ultimate Closet Ages 3-10Barbie Fashionistas Ultimate Closet check price

The Barbie Fashionistas Ultimate Closet is filled with fun, fashions, and glam accessories to dress Barbie for the perfect occasion. What’s cool? The closet features real working drawers and cabinets to store Barbie’s accessories. The set includes two trendy fashions to dress Barbie. Now how do you make a decision on which one to wear?

Fisher-Price My First Dollhouse Ages 2-5Fisher-Price My First Dollhouse check price

This 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.

Shopkins Shoppies Popette’s Popcorn Stand Ages 3-15Shopkins Shoppies Popettes Popcorn Stand check price

Gather Popette’s friends for movie night! Give your Shoppies friends the VIP treatment with super-sized popcorn with free refills on the house! Sit back and enjoy the movie with your favorite treat! Six exclusive Shopkins and a popcorn stand are included along with Shoppies Popette. The perfect addition to your Shoppies and Shopkins collection.

Shopkins Supermarket Playset Ages 5-15Shopkins Supermarket Playset check price

The Shopkins Supermarket is full of fun for Shopkins fans. Collect all the goodies in your shopping cart and race on over to the checkstand for checkout. Once you shop, you really can’t stop! The set features 2 exclusive Shopkins. Combine with other Shopkins playsets for a world of Shopkins fun!

Barbie Ultimate Puppy Mobile VehicleAges 3-7Barbie Ultimate Puppy Mobile Vehiclecheck price

The Barbie Ultimate Puppy Mobile Vehicle is a magical set with two ways to play! Roll into adventure with the mobile vehicle or transform the vehicle into a spacious playset for puppy fun! The puppy playset features a lounge area, smoothie bar, and beds for the pups. 4 pups are included for playful fun. The coolest part is when a puppy rides on the zipline and activites a plam tree elevator for another pup. Tons of action and adventure make this a must-have playset for 3 year olds.

KidKraft Savannah Dollhouse with Furniture Ages 3-8KidKraft Savannah Dollhouse with Furniture check price

Every 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 13 fun furniture pieces including a little crib. Your little doll might want to move in with her dolls.

KidKraft So Chic Dollhouse with FurnitureAges 3-7KidKraft So Chic Dollhouse with Furniturecheck price

This 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.

Vehicles

Vehicles

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

Hot Wheels Gift PackAges 3+Hot Wheels Gift Packcheck price

Got a cars fanatic? The Hot Wheels 20 Car Gift Pack is the perfect gift for racing car fans. This multipack Hot Wheels gift set features 1:64 scale vehicles. This set offers a diverse selection of some of the hottest rides around from race cars to sporty cars and hot rods! A ton of fascinating imaginative play awaits car fans! Preschoolers can drive them around or enjoy them with Hot Wheels track sets.

Paw Patrol Ryder’s Rescue ATVAges 3-7Paw Patrol Ryders Rescue ATVcheck price

Ryder, a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy from Paw Patrol, is ready for awesome adventures! This vehicle and action figure set includes Ryder’s Rescue ATV ad a posable Ryder figure. Fans will love dreaming up fun rescue missions with Ryder and his rescue ATV.

Paw Patrol – Rocky’s Recycling Truck Ages 3-8Paw Patrol - Rockys Recycling Truck check price

Rocky’s Recycling Truck is ready for recycling adventures. Keep the Adventure Bay community free of trash and promote recycling of goods.The vehicle features rolling wheels so kids can race to the rescue! What’s cool? The vehicle features a working forklift that rotates! Even the back of the truck opens to unload the recycling contents into the facility. Fun adventures lie ahead for Paw Patrol fans!

Paw Patrol Air Patroller Plane Ages 3-6Paw Patrol Air Patroller Plane check price

The Air Patroller is one of the best Paw Patrol themed vehicles. It offers 2 playsets in one. Use it as a plane or a helicopter, depending on your mission. Robopup pilots the Air Patroller. More figures can be store in the cockpit and cargo bay areas. What’s cool? Real lights and sounds bring the Air Patroller to life like never before! Paw Patrol missions will be extra immersive with this awesome replica.

Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Wooden Railway Thomas Ages 2-6Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Wooden Railway Thomas check price

Thomas is a fan-favorite character from the TV show. The essence of Thomas has been captured in this real wooden version of Thomas. Fans will like the realistic detailing featured on this train toy. With an embedded magnet, Thomas can easily connect with other engines. The best part is that Thomas is compatible with any Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway for awesome fun!

Green Toys Dump Truck Ages 1-10Green Toys Dump Truck check price

Made 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.

Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batmobile Ages 3-8Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batmobile check price

This Batmobile vehicle is action-packed with cool features. First, Batman can enter the opening cockpit area to take control of the Batmobile. Spread the Batmobile’s wings to reveal the bat symbol. Pop up shields when in defense mode and rotate the cannons when you’re ready to attack enemies. If that’s not enough, nothing will prepare you for the firing missiles! Nothing will get past that.

Holy Stone RC Race CarAges 18m+Holy Stone RC Race Carcheck price

Even little racecar drivers can race their own R/C car with this fun toy. Featuring music and lights, 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.

Battat Take-A-Part Toy VehicleAges 3-6Battat Take-A-Part Toy Vehiclecheck price

This airplane can be built and taken apart over and over. With 21 pieces and a working toy drill with 3 interchangeable drill bits, this is just the job for 3 year olds.

Hot Wheels Monster Jam Giant Grave Digger Truck Ages 3-7Hot Wheels Monster Jam Giant Grave Digger Truck check price

The Hot Wheels Monster Jam Giant Grave Digger Truck looks incredible. It features giant wheels and awesome Grave Digger artwork. It is a 1:10 scale monster truck with a real working suspension, which will translate into more realistic play experiences! This monster truck is so gigantic that it can transport three 1:64 scale trucks with ease. Get ready for impressive Monster Truck adventures!

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Railway Train SetAges 3+Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Railway Train Setcheck price

3 year olds love trains and fun railway track sets. This set is a 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 train around the track saying “choo choo” is just as fun. The best part? The track is compatible with most other wooden train sets, which makes it a great starter set.

Bruder Toys Man Side Loading Garbage TruckAges 3-12Bruder Toys Man Side Loading 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?

Fisher-Price Thomas & Percy’s Railway Race Ages 3-6Fisher-Price Thomas & Percys Railway Race check price

Kids will be screaming “Go! Go! Go!,” as everybody’s favorite blue engine races around the track in an attempt to win the Great Race against Percy. The track is over 6-feet long with two separate tracks for head-to-head racing fun! After Thomas speeds around the curve, flags will wave. Feel the thrills of the Great Race.

Barbie Convertible and Doll PackAges 3-10Barbie Convertible and Doll Packcheck price

Why does Barbie have all the glam stuff? Her stylish sparkly pink with silvery accents vehicle is equipped with two seats, steering wheel, and realistic wheels. So glam! Her sleek pink convertible has plenty of room for two full-sized Barbies or Barbie and Ken. Kids will love taking their dolls for a ride in this stylish vehicle.

VTech Switch & Go Dinos 2-PackAges 3-8VTech Switch & Go Dinos 2-Packcheck price

Cars and dinos? These are no ordinary racecars. They transform from a racecar into a T-Rex and Triceratops dinosaurs with the press of a button. Their LCD eyes are animated bringing them to life with larger-than-life personalities. Hear realistic dino and cool vehicle sound effects.

Disney Princess Cinderella’s CarriageAges 3+Disney Princess Cinderellas Carriagecheck price

This grand horse and beautiful carriage is fit for any little princess. The pumpkin magically transforms into a royal carriage with a simple twist. With a horse and carriage, kids can hurry off to the royal ball. The carriage fits one Barbie-sized doll in the back.

Fisher-Price Cinderella’s CoachAges 18m-5Fisher-Price Cinderellas Coachcheck price

Your 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 3 figures. When it moves, it plays the sweetest melody. The perfect gift for little Disney fans.

Green Toys RocketAges 2-8Green Toys Rocketcheck price

Made 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 nose capsule and two astronaut figures. How high will your child’s imagination go?

Action Figures

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.

Just Play PJ Masks Collectible Figure SetAges 3-6Just Play PJ Masks Collectible Figure Setcheck price

This PJ Masks collectible figure set includes 5 authentic officalluy licensed figures based on the popular PJ Masks children’s show. The figures are dressed as superheros and they look fantastic. Fans will recognize Cat Boy, Owlette, Gekko, Luna, and Romeo from the show. Great imaginative play fun! Collect all your favorite characters.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Friends Figures Set Ages 3-6Daniel Tigers Neighborhood Friends Figures Set check price

Calling all Daniel Tiger fans! It’s Daniel Tiger and his neighborhood friends! This fantastic set is fun for preschoolers featuring 5 fun characters inspired by the PBS show. The set contains Daniel Tiger, Miss Elaina, Katernina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, and The Owl. The figures are 2.5″, perfectly sized for little one’s hands! Collect all of the neighborhood friends for incredible role play fun!

Rescue Bots Energize HeatwaveAges 3+Rescue Bots Energize Heatwavecheck price

Playskool’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.

Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Energize HeatwaveAges 3-7Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Energize Heatwavecheck price

Transformers are the toys that are more than meets the eye! They are actually robots in disguise. These robots can transform into a variety of vehicles and are inspired by the hit Transformers TV show. Heatwave converts into a firetruck to keep fires under control. In robot mode, Heatwave can equip his water cannon to battle the Decepticons. Whether it’s robot or vehicle play, there’s plenty of role playing fun with Transformers!

Peppa Pig Family Pack Ages 2-15Peppa Pig Family Pack check price

Peppa fans will love these cute little figures inspired by the Peppa Pig TV show. The set includes four 3-inch articulated figures. The figures feature nice detailing. With Mummy, Daddy, Peppa, and George, preschoolers will love creating fun adventures with this fun family.

Playskool Millennium Falcon Ages 3-7Playskool Millennium Falcon check price

Little 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.

Disney Pixar Toy Story Plush Slinky Dog Ages 3-12Disney Pixar Toy Story Plush Slinky Dog check price

Slinky, the dog from Toy Story, features movie-accurate details like his facial features and slinky body. He is a wonderful companion for preschoolers. Cuddle with your buddy and show him some love! What Toy Story-sized adventures will your child dream up?

Pop! Star Wars: ChewbaccaAges 3-15Pop! Star Wars: Chewbaccacheck price

Star Wars fans will love this bobble head version of Chewbacca from Star Wars: Episode VII. He’s a Pop! Vinyl Bobblehead. Chewy stands 3.75″ tall and is the perfect gift for any Star Wars fan. He’s perfect for taking on adventures in the Star Wars universe. Collect all your favorite Star Wars Funko figures.

Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition Ages 3-12Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition check price

The 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.

Learning Resources Jumbo Dinosaurs Ages 3-9Learning Resources Jumbo Dinosaurs check price

These jumbo dinosaurs will inspire fun, classic play. They are jumbo-sized and look realistic for better dino play experiences. The set includes 5 colorful dinosaurs, including T-Rex, the fiercest dino of ’em all. What kind of creative dino adventures will your child imagine?

Marvel Titan Hero Series SpidermanAges 3-10Marvel Titan Hero Series Spidermancheck price

First off, it’s spidermna so what’s not to love. This 12 inch large Spiderman 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. New York City has never felt safer.

Playskool Mr. Potato Head Luke Frywalker Ages 2+Playskool Mr. Potato Head Luke Frywalker check price

Mr. Potato Head is a classic toy that has stood the test of time. Hasbro has reinvented Mr. Potato head for new generations with this Luke Frywalker Mr Potato Head action figure inspired by Luke Skywalker from Star Wars. The set includes six costume pieces and five classic accessories for outstanding Star Wars role play. Kids will love mixing up the pieces to create wacky designs and intergalactic-sized fun!

Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-RexAges 3-8Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rexcheck price

Look 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.

Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot XtremeAges 3-8Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtremecheck price

The Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme takes playtime to the extreme! This is one massive action figure which will make for bigger adventures with this Batbot! Batbot stands a massive 2-feet tall and his wings extend out for flying missions. Launch projectiles at incoming enemies and place Batman on the mini motorbike for some action-packed thrills! Then there’s super punching action, meaning nothing can get in the way of Batbot! A cool feature is the addition of awesome voice changing effects to add to the imaginative play. And we haven’t gotten to the hidden surprises awating fans – Batman’s hidden headquarters and hidden elevator. This is one of the most impressive action figure playsets in recent memory!

Outdoor Toys

Outdoor Toys

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

Little Tikes 3′ TrampolineAges 3-6Little Tikes 3 Trampolinecheck price

For non-stop bouncing fun, the Little Tikes 3-foot Trampoline is a fantastic set. The trampoline offers a large bouncing surface and a handle bar to ensure the safety of your preschooler. This trampoline is designed for indoor use only. Preschoolers and toddlers will get a great workout and burn a ton of calories while having loads of fun!

Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer Ages 3-8Little Tikes Jump n Slide Bouncer check price

Now 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.

Step2 Game Time Sports Climber Ages 2-6Step2 Game Time Sports Climber check price

It’s game time boys and girls! With the Game Time Sports Climber, gear up for all-out fun! From the slide to the basketball hoop, crawl-through tunnel, and soccer goal, this playset is loaded with fun from top to bottom! A multi-purpose ball is included as part of the set. Invite a friend over for some hoops action or soccer. Then you can slide down the slide a couple times for great fun! The set features a built-in score keeper to tally the score. An all-around awesome playset for 3 year olds.

Hape Kid’s Beach BucketAges 18m-4Hape Kids Beach Bucketcheck price

Time to hit the beach for some good ol’ fun in the sun! This set includes a bucket, sifter, rake, and shovel and it’s perfect for the beach or park. The toys are made from safe materials so they are safe for your preschooler. It’s a great toy to encourage kids to get outdoors and active!

Step2 Naturally Playful Lookout Treehouse Ages 18m-5Step2 Naturally Playful Lookout Treehouse check price

Welcome to this wonderful treehouse. Get up high for a great lookout spot to take in the amazing view around the neighborhood. While you take in the views, your preschooler will be protected with a rooftop. When they are ready to take the plunge they can slide down the fun slide and do it all over again! The fun never seems to get old for preschoolers.

Step2 Cascading Cove Sand and Water Table Ages 18m-5Step2 Cascading Cove Sand and Water Table check price

Have 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.

Step2 Play and Shade PoolAges 2-6Step2 Play and Shade Poolcheck price

When the temperature heats up, the perfect way to cool down is with the Play and Shade Pool. This set features a small kiddie-sized pool for up to two 3 year olds. The pool has an umbrella to provide shade so kids can focus on the fun. 3 funnel cups and a spinning water wheel add to the fun. Minimal assembly required.

Mini Ogodisk Super Disk SetAges 3-10Mini Ogodisk Super Disk Setcheck price

The Mini Ogodisk is the perfect gift for outdoor sports. You can throw it like a frisbee or play a variety of sports from baseball, tennis, and volleyball. Preschoolers can even invent their own outdoor games with a little creativity. The Ogodisks and water balloons make a great combination for super fun! With virtually unlimited play possibilities, this is a fantastic outdoor toy that promotes active play.

Step2 Finding Dory Swim & Swirl Water Table Ages 18m-8Step2 Finding Dory Swim & Swirl Water Table check price

Get ready for an awesome water adventure like no other! This officially licensed Finding Dory playset allows you to play with Dory and friends in a water-themed park. The park is fun-filled with a water slide, side flipper, and whirlin’ twirlin’ whirlpool for some incredible water action. Preschoolers will have endless fun with this water playset. It’s the perfect set for Finding Dory fans.

Pacific Play TunnelAges 3-10Pacific Play Tunnelcheck price

Tunnels 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.

Step2 Play Up Jungle Gym and Kids Swing Ages 3-6Step2 Play Up Jungle Gym and Kids Swing check price

If you want to bring the park experience home to your backyard, the Play Up Jungle Gym and Kids Swing Set is a great set for preschoolers. The set has a wonderful design with a treehouse with a steering wheel, stiarcase, and wavy slide. On the other side is a pair of swings for 2 preschoolers. Now you can play anytime in the convenience of your own backyard. Professional installation is also available. Supports a maximum capacity of 240 lbs or about four 3 year olds at a time.

Lifetime Geometric Dome Climber Play CenterAges 3-10Lifetime Geometric Dome Climber Play Centercheck price

Bring the dome climbing experience to your backyard! This dome climber from Lifetime is solidly constructed from high-density polyethylene grips. The steel is weather- and rust-resistant so you don’t have to worry about the weather damaging it. The dome measures 10 feet wide by 5 feet high and it supports a total capacity of 600 lbs. Preschoolers will happily come back to play daily because it is so fun!

Lifetime Kid’s Picnic Table Ages 3+Lifetime Kids Picnic Table check price

Even 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.

Sports Toys

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.

Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball SetAges 18m-5Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Setcheck price

Thanks 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.

Stomp Rocket Junior Glow KitAges 3+Stomp Rocket Junior Glow Kitcheck price

Blast 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.

Little Tikes Totsports Easy Hit Golf SetAges 2-6Little Tikes Totsports Easy Hit Golf Setcheck price

Just 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.

Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Bowling FriendsAges 2-4Melissa & Doug Ks Kids Bowling Friendscheck price

Young 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.

Little Tikes T-Ball Set, RedAges 18m-6Little Tikes T-Ball Set, Redcheck price

Your 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.

1-2-3 Roller-skatesAges 2-41-2-3 Roller-skatescheck price

First 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.

Spalding Rookie Gear Soccer BallAges 3+Spalding Rookie Gear Soccer Ballcheck price

A 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!!!

Ride On Toys

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.

Strider Balance BikeAges 18m-5Strider Balance Bikecheck price

Even 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.

Micro Mini Original Kick ScooterAges 2-5Micro Mini Original Kick Scootercheck price

Your 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.

Fisher-Price Harley-Davidso​n Motorcycles Tough Trike Ages 2-6Fisher-Price Harley-Davidso​n Motorcycles Tough Trike check price

Ride in style with this authentic trike inspired by the real Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The bike is soldily constructed with sturdy easy-grip handles and rugged wheels to go on amazing adventures through various terrain. The big foot pedals make it easier for your preschooler to power the vehicle. Add a leather jacket and shades and your preschooler will be bad to the bone!

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe 30th Anniversary Car Ages 18m-5Little Tikes Cozy Coupe 30th Anniversary Car check price

The iconic Cozy Coupe is a classic ride-on vehicle, celebrating its 30th anniversary. Generations of children have experienced the thrills of the Cozy Coupe. The Cozy Coupe is powered by your child’s feet or a parent. Cool features include a steering wheel, ignition swtich, open and close gas cap, and opening and closing door. The front wheels spin for easy turns. The rugged wheels will allow for endless adventuring. New features include a removable floor, and a convenient handle for parent push rides. Discover the wonder of the original ride-on!

Step2 Whisper Ride IIAges 18m-4Step2 Whisper Ride IIcheck price

Preschoolers will love the Whisper Ride II from Step2. It is available in blue or pink varieties and both offer a similar experience. The first thing kids will notice is that the ride is smooth and quiet on the Whisper Ride II. Kids can ride a realistically modeled car that looks stylish and modern. Embedded in the dash are two cupholders for your preschooler and one for you, the parent. A nifty storage area is located under the hood. Safety belts are included for your child’s safety and there’s even a fun horn. Assembly is simple and it supports riders up to 50 lbs.

PlasmaCar Ride On ToyAges 3-8PlasmaCar Ride On Toycheck price

This 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.

Radio Flyer Red Rider Trike Ages 30m-5Radio Flyer Red Rider Trike check price

The Radio Flyer Red Rider Trike delivers a fun tricycle ride with a classic, stylish design for preschoolers. The wheels are rugged for limitless adventures and they deliver a quiet ride. The trike features solid steel construction and chrome handlebars. Tucked away in the rear is a nifty storage bin. This is sure to offer a memorable experience for your 3 year old.

Power Wheels Kawasaki KFXAges 3-7Power Wheels Kawasaki KFXcheck price

Now 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 5 mph over grass, wet terrain, and pavement. It even reverses and has a brake. Mom and dad will want their own.

Power Wheels Frozen Jeep WranglerAges 3-6Power Wheels Frozen Jeep Wranglercheck price

Pink, 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.

Radio Flyer Ultimate Comfort WagonAges 18m-15Radio Flyer Ultimate Comfort Wagoncheck price

There 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.

Fisher-Price Power Wheels Tough Talking Jeep Wrangler Ages 3-5Fisher-Price Power Wheels Tough Talking Jeep Wrangler check price

The Tough Talking Jeep Wrangler features realistic stylying inspired by the real Wrangler. The styling looks slick and the wheels are rugged. Kids can ride on adventures through hard surfaces and even grass! The Jeep can reach thrilling speeds up to 5 mph and it moves forward, reverse, left, and right. What’s cool? It features fun rockin’ tunes and sounds to entertain preschoolers and there is a built-in mic with a working speaker. Boldly go on adventures with no limits.

Prince Lionheart Wheely BugAges 3+Prince Lionheart Wheely Bugcheck price

Designed in Australia, Prince Lionheart’s Wheely Bugs are safe for children with a clean design that preschoolers will love. In fact, there are six unique designs to choose from. Meet the family: tiger, bee, pig, mouse, lady bug, and cow. This larger version is designed specifically for preschoolers, 3 and older. The directional casters allow for easy maneuvering. Kids will have endless fun scooting around the house and they can imagine they are riding a real animal. Fantastic toy for promoting gross motor skills and balance.

Educational Toys

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.

LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set Ages 2-5LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set check price

Kids 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.

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding BenchAges 2-4Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Benchcheck price

Gear up for an math adventure with our pal Scout. Designed for preschoolers, Scout & Friends Math teaches preschool math and builds problem-solving skills. Preschoolers will learn to count to 10, compare objects, match quantities to numbers, and more. Kids will be engaged in fun learning with over 40 activities and more than 25 reward stickers. This adventure is designed specifically for the LeapFrog LeapStart learning system.

Schylling Classic Tin Kaleidoscope Ages 3-6Schylling Classic Tin Kaleidoscope check price

A world of fun awaits those who peek into this classic tin kaleidoscope. The fun colors will appeal to preschool kids. Look inside the kaleidoscope and twsit to experience a dazzling colorful light show that you won’t soon forget. The tin design lends a classic feel that is simply not matched by plastic or cardboard. It’s fun, educational, and great entertainment for kids!

LeapFrog LeapStart Activity Book: Alphabet AdventuresAges 2-4LeapFrog LeapStart Activity Book: Alphabet Adventurescheck price

LeapFrog’s Alphabet Adventures are designed for exclusive use with the LeapStart. Kids will be exposed to the alphabet and music in this learning adventure tailor-made for preschoolers. Little ones will learn upper/lower case letters, letter sounds, music, rhythms and more. 40 replayable activities and 25 reward stickers, and the ABC song will keep preschoolers engaged.

LeapFrog LeapStart Activity Book: Scout & Friend​s MathAges 2-4LeapFrog LeapStart Activity Book: Scout & Friend​s Mathcheck price

Preschoolers will enjoy going on this math adventure with our pal Scout. They’ll learn counting and problem-solving skills. Specifically, they’ll learn counting to 10, comparing objects, and matching quantities to numbers. Kids will engage in learing with over 40 activities and more than 25 reward stickers. Get ’em the jump-start they need to get ahead!

LeapFrog LeapStartAges 2-4LeapFrog LeapStartcheck price

The LeapStart is an interactive educational system designed for preschoolers. The LeapStart will expose kids to concepts like counting and problem-solving and they’ll learn important life and school skills. The LeapStart prepares preschoolers and kindergarteners for their next learning stage. Activity books teach skills like ABCs and music. Each activity book is filled with fun games, challenges, puzzles, and more to keep preschoolers engaged as they learn and grow.

Melissa & Doug AbacusAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Abacuscheck price

The Melissa & Doug Abacus makes learning math and counting fun for preschoolers with 100 colorful beads. This classic educational toy is built to last for years with solid wood construction. Eight activities will help keep kids engaged. It’s a great tool to build early math skills for your 3 year old.

Learning Resources Primary Science Lab SetAges 4-8Learning Resources Primary Science Lab Setcheck price

Put on you 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.

ALEX Toys Little Hands String A Farm Ages 3-5ALEX Toys Little Hands String A Farm check price

String A Farm is a fun educational activity that’s perfect for preschool learning. It’s been honored with an iParenting Media Award. The set features fun, colorful farm animals and kids are tasked with stringing them together. It’s the perfect skill builder for your preschooler.

Little Tikes Count ‘n Play Cash Register Playset Ages 2-5Little Tikes Count n Play Cash Register Playset check price

This Count ‘n Play Cash Register brings fun, creative play to preschoolers. 3 year olds will learn color, size, and number matching. The coin-drop play adds a sense of realism to the cash register as does the change dispenser and pull handle. The handle opens the drawer and sliding the credit card into the slot drops coins into the drawer. Fun colors and cool play mechanics will entertain kids for hours.

Step2 Easel For TwoAges 3-8Step2 Easel For Twocheck price

This Easel For Two is a fantastic set that will keep kids coming back for more. There’s so much you can do with this amazing set. First, it features two sides so a friend can join in the fun. Then with the bonus magnetic letters you can have some spelling and vocab fun. For kids who want to leverage their creativity, they can hang craft paper using the built-in clip and paint their masterpiece. The easel even features a tray to keep art supplies within reach.

Learning Resources Pretend & Play School SetAges 3-6Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Setcheck price

School 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.

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Spell & Speak Sea Turtle Ages 3-6Fisher-Price Think & Learn Spell & Speak Sea Turtle check price

This cute little turtle will teach your preschooler their first reading words. To reinforce learning, kids will hear the words, see them, spell them, rhyme them, and even see a picture. With 3 modes of play – Letters & Words, Rhyme Time, and Games, there’s a ton of engaging content. It’s a fantastic, interactive, and fun way to build early reading and literacy skills.

VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe Ages 2-5VTech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe check price

The Touch & Learn Activity Desk Deluxe is an interactive learning system for 3 year olds. Jam-packed with 5 interactive activity pages, over 100 vocabulary words, over 20 learning activities, and over 20 songs and melodies, there’s plenty of engaging learning fun! The set includes a small stool. Expand the fun with expansion packs that expand the curriculum. The desk can even transform into a an easel and chalkboard for even more creative fun!

Electronic Toys

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.

FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin’ DragonAges 4+FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin Dragoncheck price

FurReal Friends Torch is the latest addition to the FurReal line of plush animated pets. For the first time the world of fantasy serves as inspiration for Torch. Torch comes to life with over 50 sounds and movements. The coolest part? He breathes a flame-colored mist. Preschoolers can feed him his color-changing treat. Torch is sure to become your child’s favorite companion.

VTech Kidizoom Watch DXAges 4-9VTech Kidizoom Watch DXcheck price

This 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.

LeapFrog Chat and Count Smart PhoneAges 18m-5LeapFrog Chat and Count Smart Phonecheck price

Preschoolers can have their own fun learning smartphone. Kids will learn counting and sing along to fun songs. 15 phone activities engage kids. Kids will have fun conversations with Scout or Violet and can even answer voicemails. The smartphone is available in green and pink. Great toy for developing social skills.

Vtech Kidizoom Spin and Smile CameraAges 3-9Vtech Kidizoom Spin and Smile Cameracheck price

The Kidizoom Spin and Smile Camera is designed for the budding little photographer. It’s built kid-friendly with a durable design that handles accidental impacts from drops. The camera is easy to use and features a 2 MP sensor for brilliant photos. The camera is capable of shooting still photos and even video plus there are 5 games to enjoy. It’s a great way to express your creativity.

Fire Kids Edition 7″ TabletAges 3+Fire Kids Edition 7"  Tabletcheck price

The 7″ Fire Kids Edition Tablet is designed specifically for kids. It features a kid-friendly design with a kid-proof case. The tablet features 16 GB of storage and comes with a 2-year worry-free guarantee from Amazon. With this guarantee, if the tablet breaks, Amazon will replace it. Micro SD cards allow for expansion. Preschoolers get access to a full-featured tablet with access to books, educational apps, movies, TV shows, and games. Simple parental controls allow you to manage content and limits. It’s the ultimate tablet experience for kids!

Art & Crafts Toys

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.

Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow! Activity BookAges 3-6Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow! Activity Bookcheck price

Now 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 Ultimate Crayon Collection 152 ColorsAges 3-15Crayola Ultimate Crayon Collection 152 Colorscheck price

Preschoolers will love getting their little hands on the Ultimate Crayon Collection. It’s 152 different colors for incredible fun. Coloring projects will be extra fun with all the choices you have at your disposal. Special glitter and metallic colors will make your art shine! It’s a fantastic gift for unleashing your child’s artistic potential.

Crayola Imagination Art CaseAges 4-10Crayola Imagination Art Casecheck price

This art kit provides hours of creative fun with 140 different pieces including crayons, colored pencils, and markers all stored in a cute suitcase.

ALEX Toys Little Hands First Scribble Ages 2-5ALEX Toys Little Hands First Scribble check price

Just scribble. That’s the name of the game in My First Scribble. This scribble book features 50 activity pages and 70 stickers to engage preschoolers. It inspires creativity and is a fantastic way for children to express themselves.

ALEX Toys Little Hands Button Art Ages 2-6ALEX Toys Little Hands Button Art check price

Button Art from Alex Toys is a perfect art set for little ones. Simply match and snap to complete the picture. The set features 10 fun pictures to decorate and complete. Once you place the correct buttons in place, your artwork magically comes to life. It’s a wonderful skillbuilder for preschoolers, developing fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and creative thinking skills.

Play Doh 36-Can Mega PackAges 2+Play Doh 36-Can Mega Packcheck price

This 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.

ALEX Toys Little Hands Paper Bag Puppets Ages 3-5ALEX Toys Little Hands Paper Bag Puppets check price

Kids 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.

Crayola Color Wonder Refill Set Ages 3-6Crayola Color Wonder Refill Set check price

With 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 Book Of CuttingAges 4-8My First Book Of Cuttingcheck price

This 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.

Hape All-in-1 EaselAges 3-8Hape All-in-1 Easelcheck price

Inspire 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 Sand In Motion , 11 lbsAges 3+Kinetic Sand Sand In Motion , 11 lbscheck price

This 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.

Spirograph Junior Ages 3+Spirograph Junior check price

The Spirograph has delighted generations of kids. Now in Junior edition, the original Spirograph brings the fun to preschoolers. This version is lighter and easier to carry. Plus, the gears are perfectly sized for little hands to use. Budding artists can start by making amazing designs. But the real magic happens when they transform their designs into artwork!

ALEX Toys Little Hands Ready Set SchoolAges 3-6ALEX Toys Little Hands Ready Set Schoolcheck price

Ready, Set, School! is a fun skill building set for preschoolers. Kids will learn to cut, tie shoes, write the alphabet and more! Packed with safety scissors, stencils, activity pages, stickers, and more, it’s an award-winning preschool toy the serves up fun in spades!

Play Doh Super Molding Mania Toy Ages 3+Play Doh Super Molding Mania Toy check price

Play Doh fans will fall in love with this amazing Super Molding Mania set. It’s sure to become one of your favorite Play Doh sets with 3 cans of Play Doh fun and over 40 molding pieces and tools to unleash your creativity! Tools like the Squeeze ‘n Popper help bring your creations to life. It’s great open-ended, creative fun!

Play-Doh Royal PalaceAges 3+Play-Doh Royal Palacecheck price

Now 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.

Building Toys

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-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece SetAges 3+Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece Setcheck price

Magnatiles 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.

LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick BoxAges 4-7LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Boxcheck price

The Classic Creative LEGO box is a box full of fun and creativity! With over 480 pieces, what interesting creations will you dream up? An idea book is included to get you started. The plastic storage box shaped like a LEGO brick conveniently stores all your LEGOs. With unlimited replayability, this LEGO box inspires fun, imaginative construction play.

LEGO DUPLO Creative Play All-in-One-Box​-of-FunAges 18m – 5LEGO DUPLO Creative Play All-in-One-Box​-of-Funcheck price

The LEGO Duplo Creative Play All-in-One-Box-of-Fun is the perfect building set for preschoolers. It features 65 pieces of building fun, packed in a stylish LEGO brick shaped box. The pieces are large, making them easier for your little one to build with. Build a racecar, train, house, and so much more. The possibilities are limitless and only limited by your creativity. Fantastic set with awesome replay value! This is one toy they’ll keep coming back to time and again!

Magformers Standard Set (30-pieces) Ages 3+Magformers Standard Set (30-pieces) check price

Magformers 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.

Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set Ages 3-10Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set check price

The Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set is perfect for the budding little engineer. This set has been honored with seven awards. Preschoolers will get hands-on experience with the mechanics of gears. It’s a set that supports STEM learning through sorting, grouping, counting, design, and construction.

Melissa & Doug Wood Building Blocks (60 pcs) Ages 3-8Melissa & Doug Wood Building Blocks (60 pcs) check price

It 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 Deluxe Building Bag 150-Piece Ages 1-5Mega Bloks Deluxe Building Bag 150-Piece check price

This jumbo set of 150 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.

LEGO DUPLO Ville Big Farm 10525Ages 2-5LEGO DUPLO Ville Big Farm 10525check price

With 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.

Little Tikes Big Waffle Block SetAges 2-5Little Tikes Big Waffle Block Setcheck price

Bigger is better! The Big Waffle Block Set is big on fun with big waffle pieces in a variety of fun colors! Preschoolers will be delighted building with these waffle-shaped pieces. They are easy to handle for little ones and they snuggly fit together in every direction. Once you build your design, you may be able to crawl through it and enjoy it in an unexpected way.

Lincoln Logs CottageAges 3-6Lincoln Logs Cottagecheck price

Little 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.

TINKERTOYAges 3-6TINKERTOYcheck price

Little 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.

Gears! Build Flower GardenGears! Build Flower Gardencheck price

The 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.

Family Board Games

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.

Jumping JackAges 4-7Jumping Jackcheck price

Jumping Jack is a fun game for preschool kids. Kids will have to try to catch him and win! Spin the wheel to determine the number of carrots to pull from the hill. One carrot will bake Jumping Jack jump out. But which one will it be? Will it be yours? To win, when Jack jumps you need to successfully catch it. It’s a fun game for 2-4 players.

Spot It!Ages 7-11Spot It!check price

Spot It! is a classic. The game comes with 55 cards. Each card has various 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.”

Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game Ages 3-7Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game check price

Children 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.

Classic Chutes and Ladders Board GameAges 4-15Classic Chutes and Ladders Board Gamecheck price

Chutes and Ladders is a fun classic family game that the whole family can enjoy. This version features the classic 70’s edition game board and graphics, complete with chutes, ladders and fun illustrations of children. The first player to reach the 100 spot is the winner of the game. The game is easy to play and games last about 15-30 minutes.

ZingoAges 4-10Zingocheck price

Here 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.”

Disney Princess Enchanted Cupcake Party GameAges 3-15Disney Princess Enchanted Cupcake Party Gamecheck price

Princesses 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.

Peaceable Kingdom Hoot Owl Hoot!Ages 4-8Peaceable Kingdom Hoot Owl Hoot!check price

Hoot Owl Hoot! is an award-winning cooperative matching board game for kids. Before the sun rises, players need to collaborate to help the owls go back to their nest. Everyone wins if they are successful. The game is designed for 2-4 players and games last about 15 minutes.

Candy Land 65th Anniversary Game Ages 4-15Candy Land 65th Anniversary Game check price

It’s the classic Candyland game. Candyland is a very simple board game that is fun for even little kids. Kids will race across the board as their favorite character. 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 player that finishes first wins. This simple board game is a great way to introduce little ones to board games.

Wonder Forge Richard Scarry’s BusytownAges 3-8Wonder Forge Richard Scarrys Busytowncheck price

If 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 Roll and Play Board GameAges 18m+Thinkfun Roll and Play Board Gamecheck price

Roll and Play is a perfect first game for preschoolers. In the game, you roll the colored cube and choose the corresponding colored card. Then the fun comes from acting out the action on the card. It encourages creativity and is great fun!

Curious George Matching Game Ages 3-15Curious George Matching Game check price

Take 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.

Tell Tale Card GameAges 5-8Tell Tale Card Gamecheck price

Kids 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?

Puzzles

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.

Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 Pieces)Ages 3-6Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 Pieces)check price

Go 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.

Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (48 Pieces)Ages 3-6Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (48 Pieces)check price

Explore the stunning beauty of our solar system with this fantastic floor puzzle set from Melissa & Doug. It builds problem solving skills and is edcuational. The completed puzzle measures 2 x 3 feet and it features extra thick pieces.

The Learning Journey Match It! SpellingAges 4+The Learning Journey Match It! Spellingcheck price

This 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.

Melissa & Doug My First Daily Magnetic CalendarAges 3-7Melissa & Doug My First Daily Magnetic Calendarcheck price

What 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.”

Melissa & Doug Dinosaurs Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs)Ages 3+Melissa & Doug Dinosaurs Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs)check price

This 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.

Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants Preschool Card SetAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants Preschool Card Setcheck price

SmartyPants is an educational activity set for preschoolers developed by educators. The set includes 120 fun brain-building questions, puzzles, and games to entertain and build your child’s knowledge. Each card features multiple questions and activities. Your kid will be like a smarty pants. Shh, you’re secret is safe with us!

Melissa & Doug Disney Mickey Mouse ClockAges 3-6Melissa & Doug Disney Mickey Mouse Clockcheck price

What 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.

Musical Toys

Musical Toys

Remo Kids Percussion Floor Tom DrumAges 3+Remo Kids Percussion Floor Tom Drumcheck price

Kids can learn to play the drums and create rhythm with the Remo Kids Percussion Floor Tom Drum. It features a fun design for kids and everything you need to create good beats! The drum measures 7.5 x 10-inches and is the perfect introduction to music.

Click N’ Play Gigantic Keyboard Play MatAges 1-10Click N Play Gigantic Keyboard Play Matcheck price

Toddler boys will have an absolute blast playing this gigantic keyboard mat. It measures 70″ x 29″. You simply click on the piano keys to play the notes. Kids can play up to 8 different instruments and they can record and playback their music. Play everything from the piano and guitar to the clarinet, saxophone, xylophone, and more!

Plush Toys

Plush Toys

Gund Sesame Street Take Along Elmo 12″ Plush Ages 1-5Gund Sesame Street Take Along Elmo 12" Plush check price

Kids’ favorite pal Elmo looks like he jumped straight out of the TV screen and into your hands. He looks adorable and has soft plush fur. He’s squeezably soft and is about 12″ tall. Elmo meets Gund’s famous high quality standards. Elmo is sure to be your preschooler’s new best pal.

Pokémon Small Plush XY Pikachu Ages 3-7Pokémon Small Plush XY Pikachu check price

Pokémon fans will love this new generation of Pokémon plush toys. The plush figures remain true to the show’s characters. Pikachu looks cute with its red cheeks and signature yellow color. Collect all your favorite Pokémon!

Goldie Flopsie – 12″ Ages 3-15Goldie Flopsie - 12" check price

When you first lay eyes on Goldie Flopsie, you may have to take a second look because this cutie looks so realistic. His fur is ultra soft and he loves nothing more than to play and be petted. Little ones will want to take him on adventures wherever they go.

Gund Curious George Stuffed Animal, 16 inchesAges 1-5Gund Curious George Stuffed Animal, 16 inchescheck price

Curious George is a loveable and cute monkey pal. He is 16″ tall and he is so huggably soft. Kids will love hugging and squeezing their pal and taking him on monkey adventures. He meets Gund’s famous high quality standards. The perfect gift for Curious George fans.

TY Classic Scooby Doo Ages 3+TY Classic Scooby Doo check price

Scooby Doo looks just like the cartoon character he is based on. He’s an official Ty product from the popular Beanie Baby collection. Look for the heart-shaped Ty tag which indicates an authentic product. He’s made of high quality plush materials. 3 year olds will love dreaming up mysterious adventures with Scooby.

Gund Boo Plush Stuffed Dog Toy Ages 1-5Gund Boo Plush Stuffed Dog Toy check price

Meet Boo. He’s sure to become your 3 year old’s best friend. He’s so friendly, cute, and adorable. Plus, he’s super soft with realistic fur. Kids can’t help but want to pet and hug this cutie. He’s made from high quality materials and meets Gund’s high standards for plush toys. Bring home this award-winning plush pet today!

Paw Patrol – Deluxe Lights and Sounds Plush – Real Talking Chase Ages 6-8Paw Patrol - Deluxe Lights and Sounds Plush - Real Talking Chase check price

Chase looks straight out of the TV show. He is instantly recognizable to Paw Patrol fans. He is dressed in his police uniform and looks so adorably cute. He features cool lights and sounds. Squeeze his belly to hear phrases from the show. Fans will love reliving their favorite missions from the show and creating new ones.

Books

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!Ages 3-6The Pigeon Needs a Bath!check price

Both 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.

Pete the Cat’s Super Cool Reading CollectionAges 4-8Pete the Cats Super Cool Reading Collectioncheck price

A 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 CrayonAges 4-8Harold and the Purple Crayoncheck price

How 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.

Giraffes Can’t DanceAges 3-6Giraffes Cant Dancecheck price

All Gerald, a giraffe with crooked knees with thin legs, wants is to be able to dance. But that’s easier said than done! Thanks to encouragement from an unexpected friend, Gerald finds the courage to dance. GIraffes Can’t Dance is truly an inspirational tale that is a must-read for little ones!

The Play Room

The Play Room

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

Fox Print Princess Castle Play TentAges 3+Fox Print Princess Castle Play Tentcheck price

Little princesses will love this enchanting Princess Castle Play Tent. The tent features glow in the dark stars. Little girls will enjoy dreaming, playing with friends, or simply relaxing in this wonderful play tent. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, it offers a foldable design and it’s easy to assemble. It’s the perfect gift to inspire creative and imaginative play.

BABYBJORN Toilet Trainer Ages 2-6BABYBJORN Toilet Trainer check price

Babybjorn’s Toilet Trainer offers an easy and simple toilet training design for kids. It’s easy for kids to place the toilet trainer on the toilet and remove on their own. It’s comfortable, secure, and easy to clean. And the inward designed splashguard prevents accidental spills.

Frenchi Home Furnishing F18WH Kid’s Frenchi Home Furnishing F18WH Kids check price

This dress up center from Frenchi Home Furnishing 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 clothing, dress-up dresses, and costumes. Assembly is quick and easy. The clothes hanger is available in a variety of colors to fit your child’s decor. It’s the perfect addition to any playroom.

Summer Infant Lil’ Loo PottyAges 3+Summer Infant Lil Loo Pottycheck price

The Summer Infant Lil’ Loo Potty is a fantastic potty training set for preschoolers. Their design combines style, comfort, and function. The pot may be removed for quick and easy cleanup. The design integrates a splash guard for boys and a high back, providing support and comfort for preschoolers. The potty is available in three different colors.

BABYBJORN Step Stool BABYBJORN Step Stool check price

This step stool from Babybjorn makes it easy for your preschooler to reach the toilet and sink. It is lightweight so it’s easy for kids to move around. The rubberized mat features a non-slip surface. A rubber strip keeps the step securely in place. The step stool is free of BPA and it’s perfect for encouraging independence while your child potty trains.

LEGO Superman Alarm ClockAges 6+LEGO Superman Alarm Clockcheck price

This is really cool. If you have a Lego and Superman 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?

Marshmallow Furniture Paw Patrol 2-in-1 Flip Open SofaAges 2-4Marshmallow Furniture Paw Patrol 2-in-1 Flip Open Sofacheck price

The Paw Patrol 2-in-1 Flip Open Sofa is the perfect addition to your Paw Patrol fan’s room. It features officially licensed graphics featuring the stars fo the show. Fans can enjoy a convertible couch and comfy lounger in one fantastic design. Kids can sit back and relax on this comfy seat and lounger.

Mattel Thomas The Tank Engine Cuddle Pillow Pal Ages 3+Mattel Thomas The Tank Engine Cuddle Pillow Pal check price

Thomas the Tank Cuddel Pillow Pal is the perfect gift for Thomas & Friends fans. This 20″ Pillow Pal features authentic styling and details that are sure to please fans. Thomas is so soft and huggable. It feels so good to brush your hands across his plush fur. Preschoolers will love playing with and sleeping with their favorite buddy.

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Magnetic Responsibility Chart Ages 3-10Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Magnetic Responsibility Chart check price

It’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.

Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid BackpackAges 3+Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid Backpackcheck price

With 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.

Blankie Tails Shark BlanketAges 3-12Blankie Tails Shark Blanketcheck price

The Blankie Tails is one of the most popular blankets for kids. What makes the Blankie Tails so appealing is the fact that is looks like a giant shark is devouring your child in its big mouth! It’s playful fun. The Blankie Tails blankets are made from premium quality materials that are super soft. They are available in four awesome colors and they keep you nice and cozy. It’s a fantastic gift for camping, sleepovers, movie night, summer camp and more!

Olive Kids Train, Planes and Trucks Nap MatAges 3-7Olive Kids Train, Planes and Trucks Nap Matcheck price

With 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.

Melissa & Doug Round the Town Road RugAges 3-8Melissa & Doug Round the Town Road Rugcheck price

Kids 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.

Paw Patrol Activity Table SetsAges 3-7Paw Patrol Activity Table Setscheck price

This 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.

Angeles Rest Angeles Germ-Free 2″ Mat Ages 14m-3Angeles Rest Angeles Germ-Free 2" Mat check price

The Rest Angeles Germ-Free Mat is the perfect addition to your child’s playroom. The mat is 48″ L x 24″ W and it is designed to resist germs and bacteria. It features about 2″ of cushioning so kids can rest on it, play on it, or even exercise on it. The mat is fully sealed and waterproof. For storage, the mat can be easily folded. Angeles is known for quality, innovation, and value.

Blankie Tails Mermaid Tail BlanketAges 3-12Blankie Tails Mermaid Tail Blanketcheck price

The Blankie Tails Mermaid Tail Blanket is one of the hottest blankets for young girls. Don’t settle for imitators! The blankets are made of high quality plush material and come in a variety of fashionable styles. It’s the perfect gift for sleepovers, birthday parties, movie night, camping and just getting cozy.

Pillowtime Pal PillowPillowtime Pal Pillowcheck price

This 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.

KidKraft Limited Edition Toy BoxAges 3-7KidKraft Limited Edition Toy Boxcheck price

Perfect 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.

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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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