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!




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
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
Finally!- An oversized coloring book where the outline drawing appears on one side only, so that your child's masterpiece won't smudge. - The 11 x 14 paper is premium white bond and the pages tear out...
Age: 33 month - 57 month
$4.45
5.0
Dress up!- Abby and Emma Magnetic Dolls are friends who love to trade clothes. - These two girls are an adorable play set featuring:- Magnetic dolls with doll stands- Plenty of clothing- Accessory pie...
Age: 48 month
$24.98
4.5
Slice me up a piece of watermelon please!- This set contains:- Eight pieces of wooden food- A cutting board- And a wooden knife- Food makes a fun CRUNCH sound when sliced. With 31 pieces, it's also a...
Age: 48 month
$21.98
4.5
Hitch the trailer, load the excavator and roll out!- As this tall yellow truck heads to the building site, the tough excavator stays in place on the grooved flatbed.- Then the ramp comes down, the exc...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98
4.0
Visit a farm, a prehistoric landscape, a desert oasis, a jungle, or the deep blue sea, all in this interactive sticker book! The glossy, full-color backgrounds are ready to be filled with over 150 sti...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$8.49
5.0
This deluxe beading set is a jewelry designer's dream! The wooden sorting tray comes stocked with 8 multicolored cords that can be cut to the size you choose - necklace bracelet, or anklet - and 220 h...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$19.95
4.0
Dressed in an elegant gown and jewel-like tiara, Princess Celeste is always prepared for her royal duties! Embellished with 'golden' embroidery, her petal-pink 'velvet' and 'satin' dress also features...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$32.98
4.0
Your little crafter can make this wooden flower mirror bloom with beauty! - A glorious flower stays fresh in an elegant vase in this decorate-your-own kit. - Craft glue, stickers, jewels and golden gl...
Age: 51 month - 5 years
$10.98
3.0
Mirror Mirror on the wall whose the fairest of them all?- Your reflection will be regal in this glamorous wooden mirror set, once it's been decorated! - This kit includes a royal wooden mirror, glitte...
Age: 51 month
$9.99
4.5