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!




Mmmmm...chocolate chip cookies!- Kids will enjoy cutting and baking their own cookies! This wooden Slice and Bake Cookie Set includes:- 12 cookies - 18 colorful toppings- Knife- Spatula- Kitchen mitt-...
Age: 36 month - 48 month
$21.99
4.5
Puppy has a tummy ache!- The care of your pets, large and small, will be in capable hands when your little vet is suited up in a machine-washable blue lab coat, facemask and surgical cap. - A stethosc...
Age: 36 month - 5 years
$32.98
4.5
Fifty beautiful pictures with room for lots of pink!- Oversized 11 x 14 premium white bond paper, featuring outline drawings of fairies, princesses, and more.- The pages are printed on one side only, ...
Age: 36 month - 48 month
$5.45
5.0
This 40-piece set takes the blah out of blocks.- Especially for kids who create best with lots of pieces, lots of color, and lots of space. - A staple item in many preschools, this set can spark endle...
Age: 24 month - 36 month
$43.98
4.5
Every girl wants to be a ballerina.- This prima ballerina, with posable arms and legs, and open and close eyes, is ready for the spotlight. - Victoria 's shiny brunette hair may be styled and her beau...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$35.99
4.0
Garbage Trucks are a favorite truck of little boys everywhere. -Cleaning up the ''neighborhood'' is more fun when your toddler plays with this hand-operated durable wooden garbage truck -It's a favo...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$16.48
4.5
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
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
Dip your fingers... - . . . into a jar of this gel-like finger paint and get inspired! - Four vibrant finger paints come in 3.5 ounce plastic jars with wide, easy-grip, screw-on lids. - Non-toxic, was...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$7.68
3.5
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