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Yeeyeelovesraaraa Thu 21-Sep-17 23:47:10

DD turns 3 just before Christmas and I'm really struggling for toy ideas for both birthday & Christmas, that will last her the whole year through.

We already have a toy kitchen & play food, baby & pushchair, wooden train track, playmobil , duplo/lego, balance bike & scooter.

Any suggestions welcomed smile

MiddleClassProblem Thu 21-Sep-17 23:50:50

Mine does too but I'm so excited about it as 3+ toys are so much more fun (although she has some already).

DD us loving her till and shopping trolley at the mo but we will probably be getting her something like Sylvanian Families as she's just getting into playing like that properly. She also like Star Wars so that will feature some how too.

What does your DD like?

BestZebbie Thu 21-Sep-17 23:51:56

outdoor toys for summer (sand/water/sports)
bath toys
dinosaurs
books

ItchyFoot Thu 21-Sep-17 23:52:45

My dd likes playing with little figures in her dolls house.

Chatoyant Thu 21-Sep-17 23:53:25

I'm struggling for my 3 year old girl too. One thing I am getting is hungry hippos game, we played it at a friends house and she thought it was hilarious.
I have an older daughter too so have lots of the usual suspects already and am mindful of not buying for the sake of it whilst giving her an impressive pile to open on xmas day!

MiddleClassProblem Thu 21-Sep-17 23:53:30

Yes! Dinosaurs. Santa will get a few for the stocking. All those play animal figures are now of age too. And hot wheels etc.

womanbehavingbadly Thu 21-Sep-17 23:56:31

DD is the same age, I’ve already bought and stashed away a couple of Mr Maker art and craft kits. Will probably buy some glitter and paint too
Will probably regret this by New Year’s Day

Lj8893 Thu 21-Sep-17 23:57:34

Dd was 3 last Christmas and her favourite presents were her toddler princess doll (hers is Sofia but I'm sure she would have been happy with any Disney princess) and a range of dress up clothing.

Tortycat Thu 21-Sep-17 23:59:20

Dolls house?
Trampoline?
Dressing up stuff?
Shop, till etc?

tigercub50 Fri 22-Sep-17 00:00:35

I think what you have is quite a lot already. Maybe some dolls clothes, accessories etc to go with the baby & pushchair?

MrsPottsTeaCosy Fri 22-Sep-17 00:00:36

My little pony
Sylvanian families

wobblywonderwoman Fri 22-Sep-17 00:06:30

Dressing up clothes - wigs, funny glasses etc. The Melissa and Doug dress up sets are gorgeous - there is a paediatric nurse. Pilot. Police etc

Orchard games (incy spider. Shopping list,)

Playdoh and art stuff

Books

Classic DVDs - Mary Poppins etc

Sand and water tray

Nice things for her room - night light etc

Yeeyeelovesraaraa Fri 22-Sep-17 00:12:50

Chatoyant I also have a 7yo DS so we have loads of toys/games etc already & likewise don't want to buy for the sake of it.

MiddleClass a till is a great idea thankyou she could pair it with her kitchen & tea trolley to play shops/cafe.

She also likes sylvanians but I kept all mine from when i was little so she has those already. Its so hard to think of stuff we haven't already got, in one form or another!

She likes Thomas (tank engine), Peppa Pig, Tangled, Frozen & Moana, playing with playmobil/happyland/lego & drawing. She also loves riding her bike/scooter. She's not all that bothered with dressing up yet (though does like to wear her brother's iron man costume sometimes!) She likes brushing & styling my hair too - thats all I can think of at the moment!

MiddleClassProblem Fri 22-Sep-17 00:17:17

DD also likes her toy guitar and keyboard.

Very big on puzzles.

Stickers are a winner for a small item.

As pp said, playdoh and craft sets are popular here.

MyDcAreMarvel Fri 22-Sep-17 00:22:12

This is what I have purchased for my three and a half year old

Batgirl toddler doll
Inflatable pirate ship
Pram
Paw patrol my size look out tower
Belle dress up costume
Walking battery operated puppy on leash

MyDcAreMarvel Fri 22-Sep-17 00:24:14

If she likes doing your hair how about a girls world head.

Yeeyeelovesraaraa Fri 22-Sep-17 00:24:40

thanks to everyone else for the replies/suggestions too smile

tigercub yes we do have a lot already. blush mostly thanks to older sibling & big family! We have a sand/water table & a trampoline already too, both of which she loves using.

She eyed up the disney princess toddler dolls last time we went in disney store so thats a good idea. Plus orchard toys games too.

wobbly am going to look at the melissa & doug dress up sets now. Her brother has loads of dress up stuff but its all too big for her & very super-heroey so maybe her own dress up box could be good. She's not that fussed yet but that may well change over the next year.

Great ideas folks, keep em coming! wink

Yeeyeelovesraaraa Fri 22-Sep-17 00:25:46

ooh girls world - genius!

wobblywonderwoman Fri 22-Sep-17 00:56:30

Aquadoodle?

Also tap tap art (Amazon ) mind love it

Fuzzy felt

leosayershair Fri 22-Sep-17 01:09:20

Play Doh
Aqua Doodle
Doug & Melissa Band in a Box
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melissa+%26+doug+band+in+a+box+amazon&client=safari&hl=en-gb&prmd=svin&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjP1NTPvrfWAhVGBsAKHfKaDQgQ_AUIEygD&biw=320&bih=460#imgrc=KkN0z39rWER4oM:
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melissa+%26+doug+band+in+a+box+amazon&client=safari&hl=en-gb&prmd=svin&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjP1NTPvrfWAhVGBsAKHfKaDQgQ_AUIEygD&biw=320&bih=460#imgrc=6lAAhLZGMbpsKM:

ItchyFoot Fri 22-Sep-17 01:38:20

Oh yeah 3yo dd loves aquadoodle. We're getting her the light up heart of te fiti necklace from Moana.

KC225 Fri 22-Sep-17 07:04:02

Micro scooter. Mine cot them then he Christmas before their 3rd birthday and loved it. Used them till they were about 5

womanbehavingbadly Fri 22-Sep-17 09:50:30

Tap tap art looks amazing - have just added that to DDs Amazon Wish list

Threeandabit Fri 22-Sep-17 21:41:38

Saxoflute
Fuzzy Felts
Wooden Threading Beads - Wilkos do a tub of these for £5.50
Wooden Farm
Car Mat and Cars
Puppet Theatre
Wallace and Gromit dvds
Cd Player
Easel

ItchyFoot Sat 23-Sep-17 00:08:01

That saxoflute looks brilliant!

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