11 Fun Birthday Gifts for 3-Year-Olds

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Your tot just keeps growing and is ready to hit big number three. In addition to their growing independence, three-year-olds are learning to play with their peers, can count and are generally learning through physical activity. That means gifts for your little’s third birthday are nothing but fun! From role-playing games to awesome art supplies, keep scrolling for great ideas on cool birthday gifts for kids turning three.

This article is sponsored by Vtech, the global leader in electronic learning toys for babies, infants, toddlers, and pre-k learning levels. Learn more information about Vtech here.

Smart Shots Sports Center


If you have a budding athlete in the family, this 2-in-1 kids basketball hoop sports center is the perfect gift. Plus - The animated light-up scoreboard counts baskets up to 10 and plays encouraging animations, sounds and phrases.

Birthday King and His Circus Troupe Gift Set


Every birthday kid want a crown for their special day. Add in a charming wooden circus set and they might not even want to open anything else.

Putt-n-Play Wooden Golf Set Fat Brain Toys

Putt-n-Play Wooden Golf Set


With five wooden obstacles, two holes and two kid-size putters, you can turn any room into the mini golf course of your child's dreams.

Sam's Sliders Sidewalk Chalk


Sidewalk chalk just got tasty looking! This six-piece set includes four crinkle-cut fries and a two-piece burger in a glitter finish. Even better, TWEE will donate $2 to GLSEN, an organization that ensures that peope in every school community are valued and respected, with every purchase.

Little Partners 2-Sided A-Frame Art Easel

$150 BUY NOW

Contain all your art supplied in one place with this easel that has both a chalboard side and a dry-erase side.

Kidkraft Play Kitchen

$169 BUY NOW

Even picky eaters love playing in the kitchen. This one comes complete with lights, sounds, an ice maker, and planter boxes so kids can at least grow their own vegetables.

Doctor's Medical Kit


The doctor is in! Let your tot make their house call legit, with nine tools that include a stethoscope with heartbeat sound, otoscope, a blood pressure cuff with gauge and spinning needle, a safe syringe, scissors, a thermometer with moving Indicator, tweezers and mirror.

BRIO Motor Building Set


It's a truck! It's a helicopter! It's a 67-piece kit with endless posibilites for curious minds. They'll love that there's a pull-back motor to make their creations move, you'll love that there are no batteries and that's compatible with other BRIO sets.

Coffee and Donut Play Food


Sure, they might already have some traditional grocery items to play with. But don't they deserve their own (fake) caffeinated cup?

Symbolic Animal Adoption


Your tiny animal lover gets a sweet plush and certificate of adoption; your donation that helps support WWF's global conservation efforts around the world

Rainbow Counting Bears


These cuties are great for sorting exercises, fine moter skill development and just building a tiny army of bears in a pretend play land.

Jasonwell Kids Drawing Pad


This LCD pad comes with a pen, is perfect for travel and allows kids to create new drawings over and over again.


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