Gifting three-year-olds can be very tasking especially because there are several options out there to choose from. If you are looking to buy your three-year-old boy a cool gift but have no idea what to get, don’t worry because, in this post, we listed 35 best gifts for 3 year old boy to help have an idea of what you can get him.
Top Gift Ideas & Toys For 3 Year Old Boys
1. Personalized Constellation Growth Chart
This cute Personalized Constellation Growth Chart will have your three-year-old boy feeling truly happy. In addition to the fact that it has their name spelled on it, it reads “I love you more than the stars” which is simply so lovely and dazzling. The constellations are of adorable animals and slick things like rockets, bicycles and planets.
2. BEST LEARNING Learning Cubes
Best Learning always tries to live up to customers; expectations so they keep coming with newer amazing toy gifts for babies. The Learning Cube by Best Learning is an educational and stylish toy with perfect features for babies aged between 1 and 3.
The cube comes with three main learning features; alphabet learning, animal sound, and number learning. Each of the cube’s sides has a small button for a dedicated function. The buttons are illuminated so that when the cube is turned on, the buttons light up, getting the baby’s attention and eventually prolonging play time. It is important to mention that the cube comes as a single item, meaning that there are no small items that can pose a hazard risk to your little boy.
3. Crayola Color Wonder Drawing Paper
As parents or guardians, it’s always amazing when you can set a mess-free entertaining activity for your kid. With the Crayola Color Wonder Drawing Paper, you will be able to do just that. Children can basically utilize the water pen, and it will transform into a beautiful picture just like magic.
4. My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs
This is an amazing newly-published book which is sure to keep your three-year-old boy busy and entertained for extended periods. The book is simple and colorful enough to appeal to any four-year-old who loves dinosaur stories. The book contains enough information to have a shelf-life of several years, which means that your little boy is going to be entertained for years.
5. Best Choice Products Ride On Car Truck
Most little boys are often obsessed with trucks, and many parents or guardians know this which is why you should treat your 3-year-old boy to this inconceivably amazing ride-on remote-controlled truck. This huge beast of a toy truck is sure to make him feel really special. No hand-sized truck would ever beat it.
6. Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet
In an era where children are learning how to use smart devices early on in life, you might want to gift yours with this kids’ tablet.
Although it is not a toy, this tablet could keep your kid occupied for hours. It allows them to play games and watch TV whenever they want to. With a one-year Fire Kids Unlimited, you will get access to apps and games, videos, audio books and other educational material suitable for your little one.
An amazing feature is the parent control that allows you to monitor what your kid can access. The tablet also comes with kids-proof case and a 2-year guarantee.
7. LEGO DUPLO Town Truck and Tracked Excavator
This incredible gift is sure to give you 3 year old boy a lot of fun. The kit comes with twenty-six pieces and blocks with which he can build two cool construction vehicles. There is an easy to understand instruction book that will give the little help he needs to get started and set things up in no time.
8. Munchkin Fishin’ Bath Toy
Three-year-old little boys can sometimes be quite a messy sort and sticky. Therefore, some scrub-a-dub-dub time in the bathtub is always necessary. And with this Fishing Bath Toy, you will no longer need to beg him to get into the tub; the fishing game will have him looking forward to bath time.
The set includes a magnetic fishing rod sized for small hands plus 3 adorable sea critters which float. Your boy can reel them in as much as he wants, and he doesn’t need a bait. The game also works perfectly in the swimming pool, the kitchen sink, and even on dry land. It is going to help him develop hand-eye coordination. You only need to remember to supervise him while he’s in water.
9. Melissa and Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume Dress-up
Why not fire up your little boy’s imagination with this incredible fire chief role play dress-up set? By donning this super uniform, he can get into a hero mode and have a lot of fun while at it. The dress-up set comes with a sturdy adjustable helmet, a red jacket, a reusable name tag, and an official-looking badge. There are also various accessories including a bullhorn which makes some sound effects and a fire extinguisher.
The jacket can be machine-washed, so mom doesn’t have to worry about getting too dirty. The jacket has a built-in utility belt into which both the fire extinguisher and the bullhorn fit, so your little boy has everything he requires to save people.
10. Customized Mountain Growth Chart
These charming Personalized Mountain Growth Charts designed by Kerri Lee would look amazing in your little boy’s room. You can even have them customized to a color that matches the décor in his room. Kids are always growing, so you should probably measure your little boy on this dandy charts.
11. Zoostliss Early Education Colorful Wooden Tetris Block Intelligence Puzzle
This amazing puzzle set is one of the most incredible educational games to get any three-year-old boy. Unlike traditional puzzles, this one has multiple ways to solve it. The set includes 40 pieces that are made using beech wood and non-toxic paint. The goal is to fit the blocks back together onto the board without leaving spaces. The fact that there are various ways to solve the puzzle makes it an exciting challenge and your boy will enjoy doing it over and over.
Besides having fun, your three-year-old boy will have a great opportunity to learn colors, shapes, and develop his creative thinking when faced with a problem.
12. Prextex Realistic Looking Dinosaur Pack
Most little boys LOVE dinosaurs, which is why you should your 3-year-old these Prextex realistic-looking dinosaurs. Inside the container are twelve 7-inch plastic dinos that will breath life into any little chap’s wild creative. The kit also includes a cool book packed with a lot of information about the little roaringly-fun toys.
13. PAW Patrol- The Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck with Extendable 2-foot Tall Ladder
Is your boy into Paw patrol? If yes, then this amazing fire truck is sure to make him a happy little boy. It is great for inspiring pretend play and comes with an extendable 2-foot ladder so he can have his characters climb up to the rescue the day. There are also water guns that will hem put out fires. He is going to have fun playing with the toys and bells included in the kit.
14. VTech KidisBeats Kids Drum Set
Here is a rocking gift for your cool little boy- an amazing drum set. He is going just to want to bang on the drums over and over, all day. There are 3 drum pads, as well as, a cymbal which makes various noises. The set also comes with drumsticks and what’s more? It lights up for some extra rockstar action.
The boy will not only be able to bang out awesome tunes, but he will also get to learn a few things while on it. The set has 4 modes to choose from; letters, numbers, follow along, and free play. He’ll be able to learn the alphabet by tapping along the lights. The set runs on 3 AA batteries, and while there is an included demo set, it is always good to have some on hand, so he regularly be on the beat.
15. National geographic little kids first big book of why
Help your kid expand and explore his imagination and the world around him with National Geographic. Mostly the mind of a 3-year-old is occupied with “Why” mentality, and the book is designed to answer all of their queries in the most fun way.
With the games, recipes, crafts and outstanding national photography, the book will provide accurate and scientific answers. The book should be a must have for the kid because it will teach them various issues such as how cars operate, how cookies are made from dough and many more.
16. Magnation Magnetic Building Blocks
These days, kids are no longer interested in traditional block building; they want better and bigger things. The Magnation Magnetic Building Blocks will allow your little boy to run his imagination wild. He is going to improve his creativity and hone his fine motor skills.
The magnetic building blocks are so entertaining you are most likely going to find yourself spending some extra time playing with your baby boy and creating new designs and buildings. The building blocks are ideal for boys between 3 and 7 years.
17. LEARNING RESOURCE Play Fishing Set
One of the common characteristics of a 3-year old boy is growing of interest in dress-up play. The kit comes with rod, reel, vest and fishing net. Also, it comes with worm baits and 3 colorful plastic fishes.
The package also has fisherman’s carry box that keeps things organized after fishing. With pretend & play fishing set, kids will mimic their dad’s outdoor fun of fishing. This dynamic set, promotes role-playing, hand-eye-coordination, and writing. It’s also a great way of starting the family fishing adventure.
18. Toyvelt Stem Learning Construction Toy Engineering Set
This is one of the most amazing toys sure to keep any 3-year-old boy entertained and challenge his thinking. The set includes wrenches and pieces with which your little boy is going to practice building various things like helicopters, robots, and trucks. The toy is designed to last for years, and as he develops, the set has more advanced options for him to figure out and build; so he really won’t get bored.
19. VTech 3-in-1 Race and Learn
A 3-year-old might be young to play and understand video games but VTech 3-in-1 race and learn captures this age group in an impressive manner. It offers three different ways to play with a car, motorcycle, and jet. All the three ways provide equal educational value and will make kids feel they are driving. This VTech will teach your son all about numbers, shapes, letters, and how to spell them.
20. Lite Brite
This is one the hottest Christmas gifts for 3-year-old boys. It basically comprises of peg art with some backlight that will make his creation glow. The kit contains up to 156 pegs that come in 6 different colors for him to create anything he thinks of.
The set will improve his fine motor skills and his imagination. There is also an easy to understand guide which will help him bring his imagination to life.
21. Little Tikes Mini Trampoline
Trampoline is one of the toys that can serve all the ages. Introduce the joy of jumping up and down by purchasing three-foot Little Tikes trampoline to your kid.
The toy comes with a softly wrapped sturdy for kids to hold onto. The toy gets your kid to jump by himself or with other kids or friend. The toy helps to build confidence, and it’s an excellent way for the kid to burn energy while staying inside.
22. Puddle Buster Coat
This is one the best gifts for 3 year old boy. It is warm enough to be the perfect winter jacket, and comes with a hood with elastic around its top making sure that it stays up when worn. You have the option of taking its matching trousers as well. Both the jacket and the trousers are made using recycled plastic bottles which means that you are doing your part for the planet too when you get it.
There are also gender-neutral designs so that the top-quality jacket can be passed between siblings. This is perhaps the loveliest gift option for 3-year-old boys who already have far too many toys.
23. Epic Castle Playhouse
This castle will bring adventure to the young boy right at his doorstep. It’s made with recycled materials and is big enough to accommodate even older boys. The Epic Castle Playhouse is enhanced with colors and accessories that will captivate your three-year-old boy. He will surely feel like a king whenever he gets in this castle.
24. Mini Explorer Light Up Terrarium
This amazing gift will allow your baby boy to grow his own inside a beautiful 4” by 6” jar. The terrarium comes with a light up lid with a USB charging cable. Set up instructions are simple and easy to follow. The set includes such necessary things as soil, river rocks, chia seeds, wheatgrass, and blue sand. Also, the included mushroom miniatures and removable stickers will allow your kid to customize his habitat.
There is also wooden stick and a spray bottle that will make watering his seeds a cinch. He later his blue sand, rocks, and soil as he pleases, and he can personalize things as he wants. The set is designed to ignite a passion for knowledge, learning, and self-sufficiency in kids.
25. Fort Boards Prime Pack (Kids’ Fort Building Kit)
With this kit, your son will be able to build a fort of any design. The kit includes 44 boards all of which measure 8” by 8” and 46 connectors giving him an amazing fort building capacity. There are also plans for submarines, castles, houses, and cars included in the kit. His imagination will be the only limit to what he can build using these boards.
He can snap pieces together at various angles (30, 60, 90, and 180 degrees) and taking them apart is easy. So he can build and rebuild stuff over and over. This is not just a fun activity but it also provides him with a great learning opportunity.
26. Moonlite Storybook Projector
Children like bedtime stories. With this ingenious storybook projector, your baby boy is going to look forward to slumber time every day. The projector uses a smartphone to enhance stories. The starter-pack includes a Moonlite device that clips onto a smartphone and uses a flashlight to project pictures.
The set comes with such story sets as Sago Mini on Vacation, Goodnight Moon, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and the Uni the Unicorn. Images are cast onto the wall as the companion application “reads” along. This gift is ideal for children aged three and up, which means your little munchkin will get to enjoy his projected storybooks for at least three years.
27. Game Smart Watch for Kids
This is actually a cool smartwatch made for kids aged three. The smart-looking wrist candy has very impressive capabilities which are not only fun but educational and functional as well. Some of its features include a calculator, games, a calendar, and a step counter.
The watch also has a built-in camera so he can take photos of himself or whatever catches her eyes. He can add boarders and other special effects to his photos.
The smartwatch runs on a rechargeable battery (Lithium-ion) which is included in the kit. It runs for about 5-7 days when fully charged. This a cute accessory that will not only enhance your 3 year old boy’s beauty but give him a chance to learn various things including counting and read telling time.
28. A Scooter
A scooter can be a great gift to get your three year old baby boy. The best brand available today for children between 2 and 5 years is the Micro Mini’s Mini Original Scooter.
With this scooter, your little one will have a lot of fun navigating the turn-steer design. And its smooth ride will make love playing with this scooter over and over again. It will help him develop balance and improve his motor skills.
29. Building Blocks
Creative toy blocks offer several opportunities for free-form play and help improve motor skills. One of the good things about toy blocks is that they grow with your baby. He will initially just bang them together, then drop them into a container, and later as he grows older, he will start stacking them.
They also come in different shapes, colors, and sizes.
Blocks such as the B. Toys B. One Two Squeeze Blocks are completely buoyant, so your little boy can play with them during bath time. They are stackable, soft, and chewable as well. Most come complete with numbers, letters, or animals embossed on every side.
30. Power Wheels Disney Frozen Jeep Wrangler by Fisher-Price
Children love pretense play, so getting your three-year-old boy this fantastic toy Jeep Wrangler is going to make him very happy. The toy is large enough to fit two kids with a passenger seat and a driver’s seat. Its construction is sturdy and durable, and it can accelerate to 5 miles per hour which is a safe yet still fun speed for little kids.
The Jeep has a fake radio that will play various songs as he drives. There is also a deep trunk for him to carry around his favorite toys. While it is quite pricey, this is a perfect toy for your three-year-old baby boy.
31. Educational Wooden Bead Maze Shape Sorter Activity Cube
Looking for some perfect educational toy for your 3-year-old boy? You couldn’t go wrong with this educational activity center. If he does not end up loving all the things and activities this center offers, he will most likely like something about it particularly. This educational activity center will gift your baby a variety of learning options.
For instance, he could start color and shape learning, as well as, hone his motor skills. The center has various perforated spaces that correlate with the external blocks that come with the set. With one side dedicated to teaching kids clock reading, your baby can start learning how to read the clock as he gets older. The clock has colorful numbering on it which means that your little boy will also learn to count.
The set also comes with a bead which can be moved around- good for developing his fine motor skills. All the materials used to make the activity center are safe for kids.
32. A Toy Laptop
In today’s wonderful world of computers and iPads, it is completely understandable that nowadays, kids of all ages want in on the fun. Your three-year-old is probably already excited about your PC. So while he’s possibly still too young to understand why you need your PC for work, he can have his own “laptop.”
The toy laptop comes complete with a keyboard that will allow him type his homework and document briefs, of course for pretend.
33. Melissa and Doug Service Station Parking Garage
This set comes with a complete parking garage with a car wash that’s fully assembled. Your son can drive his cars through the garage, as well as, down into the elevator through the car wash. His ride can get a scrub down in the car wash with rollers and drying flaps. Most similar sets lack the car wash, which is what sets this particular brand apart.
This kit will encourage the development of fine motor skills, imaginative play, problem-solving, as well as, hand-eye coordination.
34. AMOSTING Colour Matching Mosaic Pegboard
This is among the best educational gifts for 3-year-old boy. It will introduce to colours, patterns, numbers, and help improve his creativity. The set comes with different pegboards which include a boat, animals, and a house. There are coloured pegs which he can insert into the pegboards to create his own designs.
There 46 pegs in total, 10 different boards, and a convenient storage tray. The kit will not only help him improve his fine motor skills, but it will as well hone his focus, sequencing, and recognition abilities.
35. Step2 Easel
Get your baby this artistic toy to help him develop his creative skills and improve his fine motor skills. This easel comes with two different sides; a blackboard which he can use with a chalk and a whiteboard to be used with markers.
The kit also includes magnetic numbers and letters which you can put on the whiteboard to teach him literacy and numeracy. There is a large paperclip on one side which allows the kid to attach papers on the board when he wants more permanent art.
In total, there are 77 magnetic pieces to be used on the whiteboard, and there is also a deep paper tray in which he can store his chalks, pens, among other supplies. Since it is a two-sided easel, he can play with his friends.
Hopefully, this list will help get the perfect gift for your three-year-old son, grandson, or nephew.