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The best learning toy for a 3 year old girl

What have you guys found to be the best learning toy for your 3 year old girl?

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psurmont

Asked by psurmont at 3:08 PM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My dd has one of those kid lap top computers....they make all different types....Barbie, Little Einstein...pink ones...etc...

    She LOVES it and it teaches letters, numbers....games.
    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 3:09 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Fisher Price makes this really great laptop called Color Splash. My son (who is almost 3) loves it. He learned all of his letters from it. Seriously, it keeps him occupied for a long time!
    Kimposible

    Answer by Kimposible at 3:21 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • My daughter has learned the best with a dry erase board we write letters & numbers on it and she seems to be doing great with it. She likes it when we write the A and then draw a picture to associate. She also has one of those computers mentioned in the first answer, and some of the websites for children on the internet, with her fave characters. Playhouse disney is Sams favorite. I hope this helps.
    mama2005

    Answer by mama2005 at 3:22 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Her brother's homework. He got worksheets sent home with the letters and numbers on them in dashed lines for tracing. I'd make copies, and while he was sitting there practicing, she was playing "school", tracing right along with him. (Of course now that she's 6 it's a daily battle to get her to do her homework, but that's another issue all together.)

    Workbooks from Walmart entertained her pretty good, too.
    debra_benge

    Answer by debra_benge at 3:30 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • mom2twobabes hit it! Those little pink laptops are the best!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:33 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Play dough, play kitchen, legos (duplos), books and puzzles
    RedRowan

    Answer by RedRowan at 3:42 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I agree with red rowan, that is what we like too. But we do also let the kids onto starfall.com WONDERFUL site, though we limit their time online we do like that site.
    Petie

    Answer by Petie at 4:25 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Books! Books! Books!! Read to her for atleast 20 minutes a day. Have her follow along in the books, point at the words, she will learn to recognize the written word. Legos, puzzles, a preschool workbook (can get at Walmart). YOU are the best educational toy for her. Talk to her, point out objects when on a walk, ask her open ended questions. Have her cut with safety scissors--straight lines, wavy lines, curvy lines. Playdough or clay. Anything that gets her imagination and creativity going.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:27 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

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