One minute they’re bouncing off the walls, the next they’re trying to figure out how to take apart the remote and and put it back together. Three-year-olds are curious about the world around them and it shows in the toys they love to play with. From make-believe kits to mess-free art supplies, check out our guide to finding the perfect gift for your inquisitive kiddo.

Props in a Box

Give screen time a break with a Props in a Box set. The whole family can tap into their creativity by making a movie or just playing make believe with whimsical props, costumes, and backdrops. And...ACTION!

Available at propsinabox.com, $59.99.

  • Props in a Box
  • Pancakes! An Interactive Recipe Book
  • Melissa and Doug Race Care Vehicle Set
  • Green Toys Flowers Activity Kit
  • Kid O Jumbo Glow-in-the-Dark Magnatab
  • The Land of Nod Rhythm Box
  • Razor Jr. Lil E Electric Scooter
  • Ice Cream Shop Wooden Toy Shop
  • Little Live Pets
  • Pick-a-Berry
  • GeoSafari Jr. SubScope
  • Bizzy the Mix and Move Bot
  • Disney Junior The Lion Guard Training Lair Playset
  • Custom Cloth Doll
  • Chalk Color It Book
  • Hape George Luck Crocodiles Wood Puzzle

What’s on your three-year-old’s list this season? Let us know in the comments!

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady