Pretend Play Toys for 3 Year olds from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




It's Jumbo!- Sturdy, cardboard building blocks are lightweight yet strong! Made of premium, heavy-grade cardboard and feature a wipe-clean surface. - 24 sturdy blocks in various colors & sizes. DI...
Age: 27 month - 39 month
$27.48
4.5
BFF'4-EVER!- Dress these pocket-sized friends again and again with 36 magnetic wooden pieces. - This set comes in a clear vinyl carrying case. - Includes 2 magnetic wooden dolls - And 36 magnetic wood...
Age: 42 month - 7 years
$16.50
4.5
Crank the elevator to raise the two wooden cars up all four levels, then watch them roll down the ramps. - There'plenty of parking for the rest of your toy-car collection.- A parking booth and attenda...
Age: 42 month - 5 years
$87.98
5.0
Whatever role he's playing, Joey can be suitably attired!- Whether it's a police officer, a super hero, a knight, fireman, a construction worker or a pirate, he is ready for adventure at a moment's no...
Age: 42 month
$14.28
4.5
Everything needed for a solo performance or to form a marching band. This musical set includes:- A tambourine- Cymbals- Maracas- Clacker- Tone blocks- A triangle Ideal for involving preschoolers in th...
Age: 42 month
$27.48
4.0
Get children moving with these ready-for-fun play tunnels. - Made of durable materials and bursting with colorful character art, these tunnels set up quickly for play time and fold up easily for conve...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$30.98
4.5
Yummmyyy!- Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to remove these 4 delectable-looking wooden cupcakes from their cupcake baking tray. This special set has 4 dry erase markers shaped like icing ...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$21.98
4.0
Get Painting!- Not all paints are created equal (we found that out the hard way) but this set is definitley a step above the rest - The new premium-quality, washable paints are specially formulated to...
Age: 45 month - 7 years
$10.98
4.0
These ingenious, triangular shaped crayons won't roll away.- Made of plastic, not wax, for additional durability, this set of 24-rainbow color, non-toxic crayons stay on the table- just where your lit...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$5.50
5.0
It's Jumbo! - Colorful, chunky, triangular chalk sticks are easy to grasp and won't roll away! - Non-toxic chalk is great inside for chalkboards or paper, or outside for sidewalk fun! - The unique sha...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$3.28
4.0
Ready for New York, Paris and Milan, your little fashion designer will be ready for the runway with this stencil set.- Choose a hairstyle and the shape of next season 's hot designs, then stencil and ...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$10.98
4.0
Draw anything that comes to your mind.- This generously sized 9 x 12 drawing pad provides a clean sheet for every creative whim. - Premium white bond paper is ideal for pencils, crayons, markers, chal...
Age: 24 month - 5 years
$3.28
4.0