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.

Play-Doh Shape and Learn Letters and Language

Play-Doh's latest activity kit will engage littles with the squishy stuff while honing their pre-reading and fine-motor skills. Chunky letter stamps help kids learn their A through Zs, while the included double-sided playmat helps them test their growing letter recognition.

Available from Hasbro, $19.99.


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

—Melissa Heckscher




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