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Best Gifts for Three-Year-Olds

By Erica Lim on March, 6 2020

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Check out our gift guide comprised of safe and stimulating gifts that are guaranteed to make any three-year-old child smile. These fun picks encourage healthy development, making for both happy toddlers and happy parents. All selections are curated by our team of experts who have conducted extensive research to find the best gifts that can be purchased at every price point.


Age Numbers-1  Play Doh Cookie Set


This adorable Play Doh set is cookie-themed and designed to help your child get creative decorating their favorite play doh treats. Play Doh is safe for children and non-toxic, and is loved from age 1 to 100. It’s the classic staple in every child’s toy kit, perfect for a little baker if children want to make cookies alongside their parents.

Age Numbers2 Singing Elmo Plush Doll

               2-4This singing, dancing, and hugging Elmo plush is the perfect gift for year three old that loves Sesame Street. This is the gift of a friend who hugs and sings. This Elmo can is bilingual and sings and speaks in English and Spanish, making it a great gift for bilingual children.

Age Numbers3Wipe Clean: Letters Book


Get this to a little 3-year old for them to get ahead of the curve, with this dry erase book that is perfect for practicing writing the alphabet. This book comes with an erasable marker and is designed to be written on and erased over and over again. Repetition encourages learning, and this fun book encourages the child to practice and play over and over again.

Age Numbers4

Construction Engineering Building Blocks


This 101-piece building block set is educational in construction and engineering. Starting with  age three, the child can begin developing these skills and enjoy this set as he or she gets older, building more complex structures.  This toy is STEM supported to encourage creative and structural thinking, which is the basis for science, technology, engineering, and math skills. The child can arrange and rearrange these blocks to build helicopters, trucks, robots, and much more. This toy can be played together  to foster teamwork and collaboration. Each piece is carefully designed with children’s safety in mind.

Age Numbers5

Pizza Play Set


This adorable Melissa & Doug Pizza play set consists of 34 high-quality wooden pieces. Your child can get creative with different toppings, enabling hours of imaginative and curious play. The set even includes pretend money that can be exchanged for the pizzas, adding a layer of reality to the little baker’s pizza shop. This set makes for a terrific gift for all children three years and up.

Age Numbers6

Glow Race Car Track


This 360 piece set includes two cars and a complete track set that lights up with different colors, which can be played with for hours. This toy also encourages STEM skills because children can mix and match different pieces to create different tracks, build, race the cars and rebuild it in a different way. 

Age Numbers7

All Terrain Balance Bike



This All Terrain Balance Bike is perfect for encouraging and developing a child’s motor skills and sense of direction. This bike is extremely high-quality and equipped with safety features that ensure that the  child is safe and sound. It’s so important at this age that a child spends time outside, and a bike is the perfect way to make them want to do this.

Age Numbers8Fansteck Water Doodle Mat

8-3This no-mess aqua doodle mat with 24 accessories is the perfect gift to encourage creativity in your little loved one. This 40x32 inch mat is large enough for parents and children to draw and create together. It’s made with safe and non-toxic materials that can be reused for multiple designs. Don’t worry about getting permanent paint and marker on the walls and floors since this water pen drawing mat is mess free - the little artist can enjoy painting and parents can be relaxed. The kit also includes three magic pens, four stamps, four templates, a brush pot, wheel stamp, a drawing booklet, and two storage bags.

Age Numbers9Space Mission Rocket Ship 


This seven-piece space set is perfect for all aspiring astronomers with bursting imagination and creative play. This rocketship will take your child on a journey through the galaxy where they will learn about space exploration. The set includes three compartment settings and five characters with unique stories and experiences. There, they’ll meet aliens and robots too. All items are designed to be safe for children three years and up with no sharp edges, ensuring that children can play with parents' peace of mind. 

Age Numbers 10Janod Confetti Guitar


Jumpstart a child’s love and appreciation for music with this children’s guitar. It’s the perfect size for your three-year-old to strum and get familiarized with different sounds. Whether you put him or her in lessons or encourage free play, he or she will love this fun-sized instrument. 

We hope you enjoyed our list of Partify’s favorite gifts for three year olds. If you choose to purchase any of these items, please share photos with our  Partify community on Facebook. 


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