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Perfect Toys For Preschoolers That Will Guarantee a Smile

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Finding the perfect toy for your preschool child is easy when you know what they are interested in. Children ages 3-5 years are showing interest in pretend toys that mimic the adult world. They enjoy dolls and stuff animals with accessories. They enjoy physical activity, including manipulative play with blocks, puzzles, etc. This age is when interest in small scenes, figures, and cars is at the peak.

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Dress-up clothes

Play money

Wooden pizza counter ages 3+

Play food

Fisher-Price items for 3-5-year-olds

Toy cash register

Farm, village, garage, school and other playsets

Weebles people and vehicles

Baby Alive -Makes 50+ Sounds & Phrases, Eats & Poops, Drinks & Wets 3+

Baby dolls

Baby dolls cradles and strollers

Little Live Scruff-a-Luvs Plush Mystery Electronic Rescue Pet. Mystery animal could be a cat or a dog. 30+ lifelike sounds and interactions including shivering, whimpering, happy sounds, feeding, hiccups and Heartbeat 4+

Stuff animals

Trucks, cars, planes, tractors

Play tools


Bike with training wheels and helmet for an older child

Puzzles 4 to 10 pieces

Blocks plastic or wood

Duplo Blocks

Littlest Pet Shop

My Little Pony

Pillow Pals

PJ Masks PJ Seeker -nine-piece transforming car with lights and sound +3


Playskool toys for 3-5-year-olds

Play medical kit

Playskool flashlight

Creative toys

Non-toxic art supplies
Finger paint
Paint sets
Simple coloring books


“The Aristocats”
“The Adventures of Pinocchio”
“Finding Nemo”
“Brother Bear”
“Jonah-A Veggie Tale Movie”
“Jungle Book”
“Lady and the Tramp”
“Little Mermaid”
“Muppets from Space”
“Toy Story”

LeapFrog RockIt Twist Handheld Learning Game – Hatch and grow three adorable virtual RockIt Pets from eggs to adults and play a variety of games to make them big and strong. 4 to 6



Folk songs
“Carnival of the Animals” by Saint-Saens
“Hungarian Dancers” by Braham
“Ugly Duckling” by Prokofiev
“Music for Children” by Carl Orff


“1812 Overture” by Tchaikovsky
Folk songs
Fingerplay songs
“New World Symphony” by Dvorak
“Scottish Fantasy” by Brach
“Peter and the Wolf” by Prokofiev
Sunday School Songs

CD player


Mr. Potato Head
Candy Land
Ants in the Pants
Candy land Bingo
Card games: Old Maid, Go Fish
Video Games
Green Eggs and Ham
Tigger’s Honey Hunt

Nickelodeon PAW Patrol, Mighty Pups Super Paws Lookout Tower – When trouble is spotted, push the buttons to activate real lights and sounds and help the PAW Patrol save the day! 3+


3 year old:

“Temper Tantrum Book” by Edna Preston
“What’s Inside: The Story of an Egg That Hatched” by May Garelick
“Everybody Eats” by Mary Green
“The Happy Lion” by Louise Fatio
4 year old:
“Giant Nursery Book of Things That Go”
“Stone Soup” by Marcia Brown
“Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish”
“How the Czar Eat Potatoes”
“Winnie the Pooh” A. A. Milne
“Upside, Down and Inside Out Poems for All Your Pockets”
“Children’s Garden of Verse”
“What Do People Do All Day” by Richard Scarry

Kindi Kids Snack Time Friends – 2 to4

3 to 5 years:

“Best Word Book” by Richard Scarry
“Will I Have a Friend?” by Miriam Cohen
“Play With Me” by Russell & Lillian Hoban
“Pelle’s New Suit” by Elza Beskow
“The Noisy Book” by Margaret Wise Brown
“The Runaway Bunny” by Margaret Wise Brown” Jam for Frances”
“Johnny Crowes Garden” by Leslies Brooke
“The Little House” By Virginia Lee Burton
“Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Virginia Lee Burton
“The Gingerbread Boy” by Paul Gaidone
“Little Bear” by Minarik Else
“Maybelle, The Cable Car” by Virginia Lee Burton
“The Story About Ping” by Marjorie Flack & Kurt Wiese
“A Hole is to Dig” by Ruth Krauss
“Millions of Cats” by Wanda Gag
“The Big Snow” by Berta and Elmer Hader
“Make Way for Ducklings” by Robert Mc Closkey
“The Biggest House in the World” by Leo Lionni
“What You Can Do With a Shoe” by Maurice Sendak
“The Little Engine That Could” by Watty Piper
“The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter
“The Velveteen Rabbit” by Margery Williams
“People” by Peter Spier
“Clifford the Big Red Dog” by Norman Bridwell

Imaginext Fisher-Price DC Super Friends Transforming Batmobile R/C 3-8

Musical toys

Simple real instruments:
Rhythm sticks
Wood tone blocks

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