Toys for 3 Year Olds
WOODEN BUILDING BLOCK SETS FOR THE 3 YEAR OLD CHILD -A TOP EDUCATIONAL TOY
One of the best toys for a 3 year old is a set of natural wooden blocks. 3 year children like simple wooden blocks in geometric forms without complicated shapes. These preschoolers are starting to reproduce something they have seen. Wooden blocks are a top toy for 3 year olds because they are educational, fun and durable. They learn shapes and sizes and things like analyzing parts of a structure. They say things like “No, that block doesn’t go there. It goes over here.”They learn to problem solve. They work through problems of size, volume , space and weight. They are ready to use some different shapes of blocks, so they can build things more complex than a simple tower. However, triangles and arches are not heavily used at this age. They are one of the most popular toys for a 3 year old. They love the challenge of building and will play with blocks for long periods of time. They build houses, barns, airports, rockets and other objects they are familiar with out of their wooden blocks. 60-80 blocks is an appropriate amount. A basic wooden block set is the perfect gift for any 3 year old. See these popular wooden block sets that are all age-appropriate for the creative 3 year old child.