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Top 10 Best Children's Activity Gifts for 3-year-olds

Little ones will be happily engrossed for hours with these colourful children's activity gifts! Featuring blocks, books, crafts, colouring and more, see below for the best children's activity gifts for 3-year-olds.

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1. Petite Boutique: 3 Books and a Height Chart

  • £9.99
  • RRP £22.96
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Petite Boutique

This beautiful set comes in a gorgeous Petite Boutique bag. It contains a height chart, a buggy book, a nursery rhymes book complete with a CD, and a peekaboo mirror book. The height chart measures up to 4 and a half feet, so you can see how much your little one is growing. The buggy book contains things young children can spot when they're out and about, and the nursery rhymes book and CD are full of treasured tunes. Finally, the peekaboo book stars an array of quirky characters and encourages children to copy the faces they pull and the things they do in the fold-out mirror.


2. Sophie La Girafe: Book & Blocks

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This stunning set includes a little board book about the famous giraffe and all her friends, and four sturdy puzzle blocks with six pictures to complete. It's perfect for encouraging little ones to develop their puzzle-solving skills whilst having fun, and will introduce them to some delightful characters.


3. Little Tikes: Messy Play Pack

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Little Tikes

This brilliant play pack from Little Tikes features easy-to-follow guides with plenty of creative ideas and inspiration for lots of messy fun! Great for imaginative play, the box includes a tube of glue, two tubes of glitter, a sponge brush, four foam brushes and three poster paints - the perfect tools for creating messy masterpieces.


4. Little Why Book and Plush Toy

  • £5.99
  • RRP £12.99
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Jonny Lambert

Discover a heart-warming story and a gorgeous elephant toy in this enchanting set. Little Why is very inquisitive. He's fascinated by Giraffe's long-lofty leggy legs and wants to have spiny-spiky horns just like Wildebeest. But when he spots Crocodile's snippy-snappy teeth, he could be in big trouble... With stylish and stunning artwork and a delightful tale about how every animal is brilliant, no matter what they look like, this book also gently shows little ones how dangerous it can be to run away from their parents.


5. Animal Dominoes

  • £3.99
  • RRP £8.99
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Go wild with this animal-themed game for two to four players, in which players aged 3 and over will discover 28 animal dominoes and 28 number dominoes to play with! The games are fantastically fun and will help to develop children's knowledge of numbers, fine motor skills and ability to play cooperatively. 

6. The Large Family: My First Year at Nursery

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  • RRP £12.99
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Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy's elephant family from the classic picture book, Five Minutes' Peace, now stars in this wonderful treasury of your child's first year at nursery. It has plenty of space to record all of your favourite moments, as well as spaces for photographs and pictures. Sure to be cherished for a lifetime, this book also has a special pocket to store drawings, souvenirs and mementos from their first year at nursery.  

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Julia Donaldson

Children are sure to feel inspired to get creative with hours of paw-some Gruffalo-themed fun! This colouring and activity set comes with 6 mini colour pencils adorned with Axel Scheffler's gorgeous artwork, and 12 colouring and activity sheets to complete. 

8. Little Miss Chatterbox: Record & Play

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  • RRP £24.99
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Much-loved character Little Miss Chatterbox is always talking - and now your child can listen to her speak in their very own voice! Children simply have to press one hand of this vibrant cuddly toy to record their voice, and press the other hand to hear their recording played back to them. Little ones can record their voice as many times as they want and are sure to be enthralled! 

9. Look and Learn: Alphabet

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Learning the alphabet will be so much fun with this bright and colourful puzzle board! It's sure to help young learners recognise letters and shapes, and the pieces have been especially designed so little fingers can grab them and lift them out. 

10. I Want to Be a Superhero: Craft Kit

  • £5.99
  • RRP £14.99
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This awesome costume and storybook suitcase contains everything an aspiring superhero needs to realise their dream and even make their own cape! It includes a story and activity book which follows George as he learns all about his superpowers. Packed with fun activities, such as creating a superhero profile and drawing a comic strip, kids will love this super set and can follow step-by-step instructions to make their cape. The kit contains felt, glue sticks and glitter to ensure the cape is as amazing as possible!