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.

Disney Junior Doc McStuffins All-in-One Nursery

The doc is in! Fans of the Disney Junior show will be in make-believe heaven with this all-in-one nursery that is at once a baby cradle, doctor's office, and doctor tool storage spot. Little docs-in-training will love using the included light-and-sound stethoscope to give their (not-included) babies their all-important checkups. Plop a baby on the scale, check those vitals, then use the portable patient laptop to make a diagnosis (the laptop features a light-up screen with sounds and lullaby music). When the checkup is done, give those babies a bandage or special sticker from the included sticker dispenser.

Available from Toys R Us, $79.99.


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

—Melissa Heckscher




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