3 Yr Old Boy -Top Picks
Amusement Park Engineer
Thames & Kosmos, LLC.
This 97-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills.
Read the amusing story of two inquisitive kids and build simple models of the amusement park rides they encounter on their hysterical family trip to the fair. Along this roundabout journey, the kids build, fix, and enjoy various amusement park rides. As you follow the story, you can build and experiment with models of the 20 structures and machines in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together.
97-piece science kit, 32-page illustrated storybook, Durable storage case
Thames & Kosmos, LLC.
This 53-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills.
Read the funny story of two inquisitive kids, Ty and Karlie, and build simple, non-motorized models of the robots they construct and fix during their adventure to an automated candy factory. The robots have moving parts, wheels, and gears, so kids can learn firsthand about simple machines and gear trains. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten robots featured in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together.
53-piece science kit, 32-page illustrated storybook, Durable storage case
Play n' Trace eWriter
Kent Displays, Inc.
No other product in the world creates a natural pen on paper experience like Boogie Board eWriters
This is the first model to feature this advancement in eWriter technology. The translucent writing surface is designed into an artist’s pallet, making it comfortable for hands of all sizes. The durable design allows kids to write, trace and draw anywhere, anything, over and over without the waste of paper. When kids write, they learn.
- Artist palette grip and oval design, easy for small hands to hold
- Durable design and screen for kids to take anywhere
- Replaceable AAA batteries last for 5 years
- Twin tip stylus for tracing and filling in
- Flat back to lay directly on items being traced
Wooden Latches Board
Melissa & Doug
Undo a lock or latch, swing open the numbered door and count on finding fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board and educational toy! Build fine motor skills while learning colors, numbers, animals and more!
My First Zoo Animals
Bring all the fun and excitement of Sticky Mosaics® you your preschooler with My First Sticky Mosaics®® Bigger Sticky Mosaic® foam tiles are easier for little ones to handle and the decorate-by-numbers helps reinforce number and color recognition skills. Four projects included.
Match shapes and colors using sparkling jewels and colorful tiles to create your own Zoo Animals!
The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game®
This award-winning color-matching game takes family game time to a completely new level of learning fun. Help your hungry forest friends eat! Spin the spinner, squeeze the matching-colored acorn with the Squirrel Squeezers, and place it in your log. Be the first to your log with delicious acorns, and you win!
- Reinforces color learning
- Develops strategic thinking, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and pre-handwriting skills
- Encourages social skills and turn-taking
- Practices memory and attention skills
- Fast-action, color-matching games for early learners
- Designed to teach matching, sorting, counting, and simple math skills
- Keeps busy kids interested
Melissa & Doug
Unhook the latches to open the barn doors and see who is inside, then close the doors and buckle up the barn again! This beautifully crafted sturdy wooden barn is brightly painted both inside and out. It features six brass-hinged doors with working latches and locks, and pictures of farm animals on the inside of each door. There's even a brass handle on top to take the fun wherever kids go! The set comes with four approximately three-inch-tall flocked play figures - a cow, a pig, a goat, and a horse - that fit in the barn. Great for fine motor development, as well as color and animal recognition; encourages creative play.
Light Stax - 36-pc sets
The Lazy Dog & Company
Light Stax are beautifully illuminated construction blocks that use LED technology, but are still 100% compatible with existing traditional building blocks. Using our patented system, each Stax will magically light up as it is connected to a power base or any lit Stax. No special connectors or wires are needed. Just stack them and they light up!
- 36-pc sets feature six colors; white, red, orange, yellow, green & blue
- One power base
- One USB power cable
- One power base lights up hundreds of LIGHT STAX
- Compatible with other building blocks of similar size*
- Three light modes: solid, flashing or fading
- 15-minute automatic shut-off
- Three AAA batteries required (included)
- No wires or special connectors needed
- Note: *LIGHT STAX blocks must remain in contact with one another when combined with other building blocks.
Classic Wooden Fire Truck Play Set
Melissa & Doug
Young heroes will love helping the firefighters lift the ladder, unroll the hose, and save the day! This play set includes a wooden fire truck with roll-up hose and lifting bucket ladder, plus three solid-wood play figures who can ride in the front, stand in the bucket, and even hold the hose. Durable wooden construction and classic styling mean this sturdy play set will be rescuing playtimes for years to come!
Magna-Tiles® Clear Colors 48 Piece Deluxe Set
Valtech LLC Magna-Tiles®
Magnetic Building Toys for Ages 3 and Up! These innovative, magnetic building tiles are designed to hold a child's interest and attention, build critical developmental skills and promote imaginative play and creativity.
- 12 Small Squares
- 3 Large Squares
- 9 Equilateral Triangles
- 10 Right Triangles
- 6 Isosceles Triangles
- 1 Wheeled Chassis
- 2 Imagination Pieces
- 2 Equilateral Triangles - Hole Punched
- 1 Arch
- 1 Square Door Frame
- 1 Magnetic Hinged Door