Just yesterday she was toddling across the room to your arms; today she’s darting across the house on her tricycle faster than you can say, “outside toy!”  From playing make-believe and learning letters to squishing dough and riding bikes, three-year-olds are all about exploring, pretending, and creating. Take advantage of their natural curiosity, and check out our guide below to find out what’s cool for the “threenager” in your home.

Groovy Boys Logan Doll

Sure, most dolls are marketed to girls (and are girls, for that matter), but since when is that OK? The Groovy Boy Logan is an all-cloth (no plastic!) doll with tousled brown yarn-hair and tiny embroidered facial features. He's got a removable outfit that attaches with Velcro-like closures, so if your little ones have a hard time putting on their own clothes, this mini-me might get them used to the idea. He's also adorable and soft—perfect for nighttime cuddles.

Available at The Manhattan Toy Company, $16.


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

—Melissa Heckscher




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