Are you ready to play make believe? Your three year old is ready. By this age, they may have more opinions about the types of toys that interest them, although it’s often idea of getting a gift that is most exciting. Offer your child open-ended toys that allow a child to foster their imaginative play. Great toys for three year olds include: magnetic tiles, playsilks, toy houses, cars and anything else that would allow them to create their own small world.