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2023 Gift Guide for Three-Five Year Olds: A Comprehensive List of Toys for your Three-Five Year Old

Updated: Jan 16

With the Holiday season fast approaching we thought it was time to create a list of fun toys for three to five year olds for any budget! In order to jump to a price category, simply click on the dollar amount below! Many of these items are currently on sale or offer promo codes! Happy Shopping!


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$20 and Under






Star Rating: 4.8 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Perfect for travel"

"No mess painting"


Negative Reviwes Mention:

"Wish water would dry quicker"

"Bristles dry out too fast"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take of 15% of first order


Play Doh

Star Rating (Amazon): 4.9


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Sturdy, sounds great, easy to use, looks cool"

"Child loves it"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"A couple keys don't play sounds"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

10% off when you sign up for HABA emails





Star Rating (HABA) 4.9


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Everything a 4 year old loves in a puzzle"

"So so cute"



 




Star Rating (Amazon) 4.4


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Durable, flexible material"

"Lots of fun!"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Sprinkler leaks"

"Hose connection not great"


 




Star Rating (Amazon): 4.8


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Really enjoy playing it"

"Entertaining for kids and adults"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"It is loud when you use the hammer"

"Cubes are hard to put in"

 

Additional Coupons available?:

10% off when you sign up for HABA emails




Star Rating (HABA): 5


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great for hand eye coordination"

"Great for travel"


 




Star Rating (Amazon): 4.7


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Fun for all ages of kids"

"Grandson loves it, can't stop playing with it"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Not sturdy"


 





Star Rating (Amazon): 4.5


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great idea for all ages!"

"Nostalgic toy, still great"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Backlighting not as consistent as in the 80s"

"Not equally bright in all areas"


 

$50 and under





Star Rating (Amazon): 4.7


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Amazing for sensory play"

"Great value, easy to clean"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Finer texture than Kinetic sand"

"Too soft"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take of 15% of first order



Radio Flyer Scooter

Star Rating (Amazon): 4.4


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great way to introduce kids to music"

"This is a must!"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Small"

"Broke"



 






Star Rating (Amazon): 4.7


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Grandaughter loves it!"

"Great way to introduce dentist tools"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Teeth kept coming out"

"Tool broke"




 


Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take of 15% of first order




Hape My first bath gift set

Star Rating (Amazon): 4.8


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Best bath toys We ever had"

"Cute toys, great value"



 

Additional Coupons available?:

None Currently





Star Rating (Amazon): 4.8


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Sturdy and tons of fun"

"Keeps toddler busy"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"It gets dirty and you can't really clean it"

"Issues with mop yarn coming out"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

10% of first order







Star Rating: 4.8 (On Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Kids Love it!"

"Great first game!"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"My 18 month old can fit the fruit pieces in her mouth."

"Missing piece"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

None currently




Star Rating (Amazon): 4.9


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Endless creativity in a box"

"Astonishing number of legos"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Too many sizes of Legos"

"Lid does not stay on"


 




Star Rating: 4.5 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great for smaller kiddos"

"Perfect gift"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Small"

"No instructions"



 







Star Rating: 4.8 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Excellent Quality"

"Easy to assemble!"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Seems cheapily made"

"Balls need air"


 





Star Rating: 4.6 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Has been used every day since we got it"

"Works perfectly"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Loud"

"Requires a lot of batteries"



 




Star Rating: 4.8 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great Set"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Box was opened"


 



Star Rating: 4.9 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Gorgeous building tool"

"Well made - 4 and 11 year old love them"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Some cracked"

"Magnets came out of one set"



 





Star Rating: 4.8 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Child loves them"

"Happy to share a toy I loved as a child with my granddaughter"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Need more logs"

"Tin was damaged"


 






Star Rating: 4.7 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great for kids"

"Worth the money, you won't regret this purchase"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Stability could be better"

"Smaller than I thought"


 

$100 and less






Star Rating: 4.9 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Best blocks for the money"

"Best quality, large, heavy wooden blocks"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Some weird pieces"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take off 15% of first order


Hape Ranch Set

Star Rating: 4.7 (Amazon)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Grandaughter loved it"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

10% off when you sign up for HABA emails






Star Rating (HABA): 5


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Awesome learning toy"

"Great features and fun!"


 

Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take off 15% of first order


Hape Ranch Set

Star Rating: 5 (Hape)


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Nice, natural look"

"Motor skills encouraged engineering"



 


$100 and up


Additional Coupons available?:

HAPE15 to take of 15% of first order


Soft Zone CLimb and Crawl

Star Rating (Hape): 5


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great for beginners!"

"Daughter loves it!"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Paint chipped"



 




Star Rating (Amazon): 4.5


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Outstanding kids bike for the price"

"Son loves this bike"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Difficult assembly"

"Not normal wear and tear"



 




Star Rating (Amazon): 4.7


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Final product is beautiful"

"Easy to assemble"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Difficult to assemble"

"A lot of parts and pieces"



 





Star Rating (Amazon): 4.3


Positive Reviews Mention:

"Great playset for the price"

"Such a cute playset"


Negative Reviews Mention:

"Broke during a storm"

"Poor instructions"









 

That's all we have for now but will update with more products as we find them! Are there products you love that were not included? Let us know!






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