Although 3-year-olds are very young, it’s a fun age for presents! They’re beginning to learn hard things like letters and numbers, and there are so many games and toys out there that make those concepts fun. Also, toys like LEGOs and building blocks teach her valuable engineering skills without her even realizing it. Finally, there are so many wonderful books for that age range!
Whether you’re looking for educational toys, wonderful bedtime stories, or a preschool bike that will give her a headstart on riding a two-wheeler, we have you covered. Check out this extensive list of gift ideas for 3-year-old girls!
50 Awesome Gift Ideas for 3-Year-Old Girls
These gifts for 3-year-old girls include building toys, great books, and lots of things for hours of pretend play.
LEGO DUPLO Farm & Animals
LEGO blocks make wonderful gifts for 3-year-old girls! She can build this farm set, and then she’ll have hours of fun playing with the tractor and all the animals. The farm includes a pig, sheep, a horse, a dog, a hen, a rooster, and cows. This gift will also grow with her, and she’ll likely play with it until she’s old enough for the smaller LEGO blocks in a few years.
Mouse Paint Book
One day, three white mice discover three paint jars of red, blue, and yellow. They hop in and discover what happens when they begin mixing the colors together. This is a fun, brightly colored book with mischievous mice and a great storyline that teaches kids about primary colors.
Playmags 100-Piece Tile Set
She’ll have hours of fun building with these magnetic tiles. She can make castles, buildings, and a variety of things from the tiles. She won’t even realize the educational value of the toy she’s playing with, but she’ll be learning about engineering and problem-solving while she builds.
Little Tikes T-Ball Set
If you’re looking for gift ideas for 3-year-old girls who love whacking a ball around, this t-ball set is perfect! It comes with a stand, plastic bat, and five balls so she can practice. She’ll improve her hand-eye coordination and get outside for some fresh air at the same time!
Ladybug's Garden Memory Game
This adorable game features wooden ladybugs on a game board. She’ll have to practice her memory skills by searching for matches. If she finds a match, she keeps the ladybugs! The pieces are a nice size for chubby little fingers to pick up, and she’ll have a great time playing this with friends or challenging herself.
Pet Care Play Set
Looking for a gift for an animal lover? This vet kit for kids has 16 pieces, including a plush dog toy, a pet carrier, a stethoscope, dog treats, and more. She can doctor the dog that comes with the set or any of her other stuffed animals and practice caring for them. It’s great experience if she does own a pet one day!
Kids Gardening Tools Set
Garden tools make great gifts for 3-year-old girls who have parents that like to garden! She can learn all about plants and flowers and even plant a few of her own seeds to water. Watching them sprout will teach her about botany and other earth science ideas!
Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk
Does your daughter love dressing up? This trunk comes with four outfits for different Disney princesses. She can pretend to be Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Cinderella, or Snow White with these outfits, which also come with accessories. This present can also double as a Halloween costume!
Kids Selfie Camera
This is a perfect first camera! It’s nice and large and made with a plastic, shockproof shell to prevent it from breaking if it gets dropped. It has auto-focus and can take pictures or videos. It can even switch around to selfie mode, so she can take pictures with her friends.
Snap Pop Beads
These beads snap together to make necklaces and bracelets. She’ll have lots of fun designing her own jewelry with various shaped beads, including some in flower shapes. She can make patterns and experiment with different designs – and then, of course, wear her creations!
2 in 1 Musical Jump 'n Toss
Set up the spinning pole-hopping game and she can try jumping over the pole as it comes her way. Then, convert this game into a spinning ring toss game where she can try to hit the target with her rings. Either way, she’ll have a blast!
Step2 Fun with Friends Kitchen
Kid versions of grown-up items like kitchens make great toys for 3-year-old girls! This kitchen comes with a pretend burner that has lights and sounds to mimic a working stove. It also has a microwave, refrigerator, and sink. She can even make a pretend cup of coffee at the coffee maker station!
Doctor Kit for Kids
If your daughter or niece loves pretending to fix people, she’ll have a great time with this doctor kit for kids! It comes with a stethoscope, syringe, thermometer, bandages, pill bottles, and more. It also has a set of dress-up scrubs, so she can don her outfit and get ready to treat some patients!
Princess Castle Play Tent
She can spend hours in this tent, pretending she’s a princess or reading books in her hideout, or even piling up pillows to take a nap. The tent is decorated with LED fairy lights for added decoration and to make it feel even more magical.
160PCS Pretend Play Food
If she has a toy kitchen, she’ll appreciate having some extra food to play with as well! This set comes with ice cream, pizza, French fries, fruit, and more. The food is brightly colored and easy to clean if it gets dirty (or gets put in someone’s mouth!).
Fire 7 Kids Tablet
She can listen to books and follow along or watch content from PBS Kids, Disney, and other kid-friendly services with this tablet. The table also comes with a case and a guarantee that if it gets broken, Amazon will replace it.
Go Fish Alphabet Game Cards
She may not know all her letters yet, but she can still play this game by matching adult and baby animals, which are on the cards with the upper and lower case letters that match their names. As she gets older, she can play a variety of games with this deck, including Go Fish, Alphabetical Order, Match the Letter, and Make a Word.
Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register
She can practice math skills with this play cash register. The register is actually a working calculator, so she can put in equations and add up imaginary purchases. She’ll have a great time pretending to be a storekeeper!
Little Passports Early Explorers Subscription
This is a gift that keeps on giving because she’ll get boxes in the mail for a while after her first present! The first box includes an orange suitcase, a wall-sized world map, souvenirs, stickers to decorate her suitcase, and more. Each monthly package after that has a book, plus everything she’ll need to continue her adventure around the world!
Princess Tea Time Toy Set
Tea sets make great gift ideas for 3-year-old girls! This pretend set includes cake, cookies, plates, a teapot, teacups, and more. She’ll have a great time having pretend tea with her friends or stuffed animals.
GeoSafari Jr. Kidnoculars
If she loves watching birds, animals, or other creatures from afar, these binoculars are a great present! They’re focus-free so she doesn’t have to fiddle with any buttons, and they have comfortable, large eyepieces so she can see through them easily. They’re also built to be durable and stand up to the wear and tear kids can put them through.
VTech Starshine the Bright Lights Unicorn
Place the various charms on the three magic hearts on the unicorn to hear colors, words, and phrases in English and Spanish. She can press the blue heart button to hear quiz questions and place charms on Starshine the Unicorn to answer the questions. There is also a music mode where she can create her own special song.
Wooden Building Blocks Set
She’ll have hours of fun with these beautiful wooden building blocks. They’re decorated in pastel colors and have windows, doors, and other features on some of the blocks. There are also several wooden vehicles with actual rolling wheels, including an ambulance, a police car, and more.
Asona Girls Push Bubble Fidget Toy
Push bubble fidget toys are popular right now and it’s no wonder. Kids get the fun of popping bubbles like bubble wrap, but can flip over the toy and do it all over again! This set comes with four bubble toys shaped like a cat, a butterfly, a shell, and a bow.
She can move the pieces around on this toy garden to design it the way she wants. The stamens, pistils, petals, leaves, and bases are all interchangeable, so there are thousands of combinations and she can design her own! She’ll also learn about the parts of a flower and how to care for them as well.
Pillow Pets Originals Elephant
There’s a reason Pillow Pets were the gold standard of pillow animals! They’re comfy, adorable, and you can toss them in the wash without them falling apart. She’ll love this cute elephant to lean on while reading or to sleep on at night.
Waterproof Unicorn Backpack
Backpacks make great gift ideas for 3-year-old girls! She can put her supplies for preschool in here, or clothes for an overnight trip to Grandma’s, or she can just load it up with prized possessions to carry around the house. The backpack is waterproof so she can even bring it to the pool or beach.
This book is full of interactive fun! She’ll learn about a variety of animals by seeing their tails. Shiny peacock tails, furry tiger tails, scaly pangolin tails – the book has tabs to pull and flaps to flip. Each action reveals another animal, some which are well-known and some which are very unusual!
Rainbow Unicorn Party Dress
If she loves dressing up, this rainbow unicorn party dress will be a hit! It comes with a unicorn headband featuring a horn and cascading tulle in a rainbow of colors to match her dress. The dress has a poofy skirt (of course!) and glittering sleeves.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
She’ll love this book for the hilarious ways that the dinosaurs featured try to avoid going to bed. The story uses illustrations of actual types of dinos, but they’re adorably silly. In the end, they show everyone the proper way to say goodnight and go to bed. It’s the perfect bedtime story.
Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle Bundle
Puzzles are so good for her to work on problem-solving, spatial relations, and other brain-building skills! These Melissa & Doug puzzles are more advanced than simple shape puzzles. She’ll love challenging herself and piecing together the zoo, dinosaur, and undersea worlds.
Water Doodle Mat
It’s all the fun of creating art, but without the mess! This giant water doodle mat comes with six pens to fill with water. Kids can color and the images will stay for ten minutes or so until they fade out. The kit also comes with stencils, a drawing booklet, and more.
The Snowy Day
One day, Peter puts on his snowsuit and heads outside to play in the snow. His adventures are both ordinary and fascinating, as he watches himself make footprints, makes snowballs, and enjoys his day. The illustrations are wonderful, and this is a classic book for her to have.
Long Sleeve Girls Butterfly Dress
This dress is a great one for her to wear to school or just out and about. The colorful sleeves and the butterflies swooping up one side make it an adorable dress for little girls! Because it has so many colors in it, it should be easy to find coordinating leggings to go underneath as well.
Fairy Tale Castle Jumbo Floor Puzzle
Floor puzzles are so much fun, and she can sprawl across a wide space to piece it together! This one features a princess riding a unicorn near her castle. It’s 48 pieces and measures 2 ft x 3 ft when it’s assembled.
Star Night Light Projector
Stars project onto the ceiling with this light, so she’ll have something bright to look at as well as a night light when she goes to bed. The light has 16 different color combinations, plus a touch control to change it.
Melissa & Doug Farm Wooden Cube Puzzle
Each side of the cubes in this puzzle has a different picture on it. She needs to turn all the cubes to the same picture, then piece the puzzle together. So she’ll actually have six different puzzle options each time!
Princess Purse Set
This dress-up set includes a purple and pink purse with a strap for carrying. It also comes with pretend sunglasses, keys, a cell phone, makeup, and a credit card for hours of play-acting and imaginative fun.
LeapFrog 2-in-1 Leaptop Touch
This LeapFrog laptop converts from keyboard to tablet mode. It features letters from A-Z, plus numbers 1-10. It focuses on five learning modes, and she can practice her ABCs or numbers, play games, and more.
Small Dinosaur Backpack
This exciting backpack comes with a stuffed dinosaur strapped to the back! He detaches easily, so she can take him out to play at any time. The backpack is great for holding preschool items, clothes for a trip to Grandma’s, and so much more.
7-in-1 Carrier Truck With Cars
This carrier truck, which can carry four small cars, has a giant bow on her head! The cars are pastel pinks, purples, greens, and blues and the set comes with five cars and one airplane. It promises hours of pretending and driving!
6 Unicorn Headbands
She can wear unicorn hairbands with any outfit! This set comes with 6 headbands in various colors, including one rainbow-colored hairband. The sparkly unicorns are fun but not overwhelming. These are great for school and can even be worn for fancy occasions!
Radio Flyer Red Rider Trike
This classic tricycle is a great start to learning to ride a bike. She’ll love zooming around on her bright red trike. She’ll also get practice pedaling and other skills she’ll eventually need for a two-wheeled bicycle.
LEGO DUPLO Airplane & Airport
She can build an airport, and she can spend hours pretending with the airplane, the three figures, and the airport set! The control tower features a luggage slide, and the set also comes with a LEGO teddy bear and a LEGO suitcase.
This is the perfect first scooter! The three wheels make it easier to balance than a two-wheel one. She can speed around and practice some of the skills she’ll need for a two-wheeler and she’ll appreciate being able to move fast on one! This would make a great birthday or Christmas gift for 3-year-old girls!
Flower Fairy Plush Toy Doll
She’ll love these plush flower dolls! They come in a variety of outfit colors, with flower crowns. They have detachable dresses so she can get them dressed, and she can braid their yarn hair easily.
Walkie Talkies for Kids
Walkie talkies make very cool gifts for 3-year-old girls! She can use one herself and hand one over to a friend or sibling and they can run around the backyard, the neighborhood, or a park talking to each other.
Strider Sport Balance Bike
Strider bikes can be hugely helpful for her to practice on before learning to ride a two-wheeled bike. Since she’ll be balancing on the strider bike, she’ll constantly be practicing the hardest part of learning to ride a bike! You can also buy a conversion kit to make this strider bike into an actual bicycle when she’s ready.
LCD Writing Tablet 10 Inch Doodle Board
This writing tablet lets her draw and doodle without needing a pen and paper. She can just take her stylus and make all sorts of illustrations, or practice letters, or do a variety of other writing-based tasks. This would be a great gift idea for 3-year-old girls who are going on a trip! It would slip easily into a backpack and keep her occupied in the car or on a plane.
American Girl WellieWishers Camille Doll
She may be a bit young for an American Girl doll still, but the WellieWishers by the same company are perfect for younger girls! Camille has blue eyes and blond hair that can be brushed and styled, and she has a mermaid dress and wellie boots that look like fish!