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Best Toy Gifts for Kids (3 to 5 Years)

Looking at toy gifts for Christmas? Here are 20 plus imagination toy gifts for 3 to 5 year olds.

Every time a kid tears open a gift, it really lifts my heart to see the smile of happiness on his or her face.

However, the process of picking the right kind of gift for a kid can be a bit overwhelming.

I’ve made it a little bit easier by rounding up some of the best gifts for kids guaranteed to make their day extra special be it a birthday, Christmas, or other occasions.

Most of the gifts fall across different price ranges from $ to $$$ so there’s something for every budget.

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Best toy gifts for 3 to 5 year olds

20 Plus Best Toy Gifts for 3 – 5 Year Olds

1. Avengers Infinity War Kids Bluetooth Headphones

Super cool wireless Avengers (Spiderman and Iron Man) Bluetooth headset. The headset is foldable and includes a detachable cord.

This headset provides up to 30 hours of continuous playtime. CHECK THE PRICE.

2. Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Baby Care Activity Center

Gorgeous baby care activity center featuring a kitchen, bathing, and changing area, and nursery.

The activity center has a realistic multifunctional play area, which provides hours of fun. CHECK THE PRICE.

3. Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set

Adjustable basketball hoop set, which can be used indoors or outdoors. The set features an oversized rim and 3 junior size basketballs.

The base can also be weighted down with stones or sandbags. CHECK THE PRICE.

4. Ebba Lil Benny Phant

This toy elephant is plush and huggable with an endearing facial expression. The toy is available in two sizes and as a two-piece gift set including a cardboard book. CHECK THE PRICE.

5. Disney Frozen Ice Palace

Right on the heels of the newly released Frozen 2, this ice palace playset comes with lights, sounds, and the hit song, “Let it Go.”

The playset includes several accessories as well as Elsa and Olaf. CHECK THE PRICE.

6. Little Tikes Ladybug Cozy Coupe Ride-On Car

I wish there was an adult-sized version of this cute ladybug ride-on car complete with ladybug spots and antennae.

The ride-on includes a handle on the back for parents to push along if required. CHECK THE PRICE.

7. You Are Not Small Boxed Set

You Are Not Small Boxed Set contains You Are (Not) Small and companion books That’s (Not) Mine and I Am (Not) Scared. 

Great for helping kids learn how to read independently. The set also comes with twenty stickers featuring art from the stories. CHECK THE PRICE.

8. Play-Doh Compound Corner Variety Pack

This play-doh features 6 varieties of fun – slime, cloud, krackle, stretch, and foam. Provides hours of ooey-gooey, stretchy, and squishy fun. CHECK THE PRICE.

9. Kinetic Sand Castle

Kinetic sand castle pack containing 10 colors with castle mold. The unique formula of the sand makes it stick together so it can be shaped and molded easily.

Kinetic Sand is made from natural sand and is wheat, gluten, and casein-free, making it safe for play. CHECK THE PRICE.

10. Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batmobile

This Batmobile is remote-controlled and transforms to raised battle mode with lights and sounds. The Batmobile includes 4 projectile discs. CHECK THE PRICE.

11. Learning Resources Coding Critters Ranger and Zip

This interactive toy teaches early coding skills with a 22-piece playset. Your child can code along with their coding friends. CHECK THE PRICE.

12. Osmo – Little Genius Starter Kit for iPad

Osmo Genius Kit is an interactive learning game. The box includes an iPad base, 19 cardboard pretend play costume pieces, 38 silicone sticks/rings, silicone gameplay mat, storage and 4 game apps. CHECK THE PRICE.

13. Matchbox Garbage Truck

This 15-inch garbage truck is hand-activated for loading, dumping, and rolling. The lever raises the bin to dump in the truck.

The truck lights up and makes realistic truck sounds. CHECK THE PRICE.

14. Octonauts Mega Pack

The Octonauts mega pack contains Octopod playset with lights, sounds, and Octo phrases.

Octonauts figures Captain Barnacles, Shellington, Dashi, Kwazii, Peso, Tweak, Professor Inkling, and Tunip included. CHECK THE PRICE.

15. Playskool Heroes Marvel Super Heroes

Avengers Age of Ultron action figures collection set. The set includes 10 iconic superheroes including Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor. CHECK THE PRICE.

20 plus best toy gifts for 3 to 5 year olds

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16. Rollin’ Giraffe Ride-On

Friendly giraffe ride-on and scoot toy with an adjustable seat with wheel guard included for safety. The rice-on can be used indoors or outdoors. CHECK THE PRICE.

17. Kid K’NEX Budding Builders Building Set

This educational building set contains 100 pieces with vibrant colors, which can be used to construct over 50 structures.

Instruction sheet and reusable storage tub included. Great STEAM toy. CHECK THE PRICE.

18. Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register

Pretend and play calculator cash register develops math and calculation skills. The cash register includes 73 pieces and is solar-powered. Also available in pink. CHECK THE PRICE.

19. Little Tikes 3′ Trampoline

Great trampoline helps burn off energy and features a large jumping surface and handlebar for stability. Suitable for indoor use only. CHECK THE PRICE.

20. Learning Resources Pretend and Play Doctor Kit for Kids

This cute play doctor set is made of 19 pieces including key components like a stethoscope, forceps, thermometer, tweezers, and syringe.

The playset comes with a pink carrying case. CHECK THE PRICE.

21. Radio Flyer My 1st Scooter

Scooter designed for beginner riders for developing balance and coordination. The scooter is available in red and pink. CHECK THE PRICE.

22. Frozen 2 Bluetooth Portable MP3 Karaoke Machine Player

Frozen 2 Bluetooth karaoke machine player. The machine built-in memory stores hours of music and includes a light show.

Portable and lightweight so can be taken along everywhere. CHECK THE PRICE.

23. Dinosaur Character Backrest

Plush and huggable dinosaur backrest provides extra support and encourages children to settle in.

The backrest is also available as a bunny, curious George, an elephant, a unicorn, and much more. CHECK THE PRICE.

24. Rainbow Ring Inflatable Play Center

Inflatable mini water park play center includes a slide, wading pool, water sprayer, and ring toss game.

The play center has a capacity of 77 gallons. CHECK THE PRICE.

25. Sesame Street Playskool Collector Figures

A little piece of everyone’s childhood brought to life in this collector set featuring 5 beloved Sesame Street characters.

The set includes the likes of Oscar the Grouch, Elmo, and Cookie Monster. CHECK THE PRICE.

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