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I have 3 daughters, What do i get a 3 year old boy?

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franksidebottom Sat 19-Nov-16 13:30:51

I am donating a gift to my local met police, I have been given a 3 year old boy, what kind of thing would be good? Obviously I don't know of any interests of the child so looking for any ideas, thank you

Mummyshortlegz Sat 19-Nov-16 13:31:26

Hot wheels or similar.

Lilaclily Sat 19-Nov-16 13:33:01

Megabloks
Jigsaw puzzle
Julia Donaldson book
Selection box

BenefitsQuestions Sat 19-Nov-16 13:34:16

My 3 year old boy likes his toy kitchen so would love play food or
Similar. He loves make believe tea parties so we have got him
A tiny tea set for the Christmas with a teapot etc.

He loves dressing up so has loads of hats/jewellery/dress up shoes. He likes his babies (just like his real life baby sister! ) so anything for his dolls would go down well.

You already said you have 3 children so how can you not take a stab at what a 3 year old might like??

ninenicknames Sat 19-Nov-16 13:41:43

Tool Set

Bobsmum02 Sat 19-Nov-16 13:45:08

Dinosaurs, dressing up costumes, cars but in my experience mostly dinosaurs!

WhatWouldDarylDixonDo Sat 19-Nov-16 13:45:43

My DS is nearly, some things he likes....
Anything with wheels - trains, cars, diggers, tractors
Colouring
Dressing up
Puzzles
Duplo

MrsHam13 Sat 19-Nov-16 13:52:45

My three year old absolutely loves playdoh town sets and any play doh in general like crazy cuts. He loves hot wheel car sets. Marvel stuff. Imaginext sets. He's not into megabloks at all anymore. Dressing up costumes.

franksidebottom Sat 19-Nov-16 13:53:21

Thankyou all. Benefits my kids are aged 15, 9 and 1 and I have forgotten what 3 year olds like, kids like lots of different things depending on their likes and interests, my 9 year old likes a cardboard box but that might not go down so well with other 9 year olds

MrsHam13 Sat 19-Nov-16 13:56:48

He accidentally found this is got him for Xmas, last week. And has spent hours playing with it with another set of cars I got (as it only comes with one)

www.google.co.uk/search?q=foldaway+car+case+toy&sa=X&biw=360&bih=561&tbs=vw:g&tbm=shop&prmd=sivn&srpd=7825148889621602458&prds=epd:7491099987076317054,paur:ClkAsKraXwQRaM8b6q8jVn1DycDeqg7HCGZ4N1aZhirEPVdiXAUniInswzBga8E4RKnHYF4rE78x5xYnIDhMSFPwQxa2SpJoRhZt6wieY5NoofsKb_NISqX-3xIZAFPVH71BYFIjoxBALJLJXBJ7EpYt6y9heg,cdl:1,cid:5882973152050676974&ved=0ahUKEwim7uSo_LTQAhUMfiYKHTq5C2sQgTYIkQQ

JosephineMaynard Sat 19-Nov-16 13:58:21

My 3 yr old boy likes

Trains
Other transport toys
Duplo
Play doh
Story books

imnervous Sat 19-Nov-16 14:07:19

At 3 ds2 liked....

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs and more dinosaurs!!
Playmobil
Colouring/stamps/sticker books
Dressing up clothes/ swords
Hot wheel cars
Big trucks/car transporters
Super heroes

Imaginext is a good range, reasonably priced on Amazon usually

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Sat 19-Nov-16 18:25:19

Dinosaurs
Tractors
Tools
Diggers
Fire engines
Kinetic sand (fab one in primark for £2.50)

albertcampionscat Sat 19-Nov-16 18:26:44

Fire engine.

franksidebottom Sat 19-Nov-16 22:38:56

Thankyou for the ideas. I'm going with Hot Wheels

macnab Sat 19-Nov-16 22:51:16

Any large vehicle - truck, transporter, train, binlorry, tractor etc. That always did the trick for my DS!

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