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25 Best Travel Toys for 3 Year Olds

Traveling with toddlers can be quite challenging, especially 3 year olds! Mobile, inquisitive, talkative and loud, even the most well-behaved of the lot can feel like a handful when on- the- go! But that doesn’t mean travel has to be off the table.

Traveling with a 3 year old just needs a little bit of planning and preparation. Along with this list of the best travel toys for 3 year olds, we have loads of tips for flying with toddlers, and even more ideas on screen free toddler travel toys, airplane travel toys and the best toddler travel toys for car trips that will definitely help make that easier.

mother wearing backpack carrying 3 year old

When it comes to packing, parents know that toddler travel essentials for 3 year olds go beyond backpack diaper bags and travel strollers.

Children in this age group are naturally curious and have an insatiable appetite for learning new things, so choosing the right travel toys for 3 year olds to keep them engaged and occupied is just as important as keeping them fed and healthy on a trip! However, picking toys that are engaging, yet quiet; intriguing, yet not too stimulating, certainly takes time to master, and that’s why we’ve done the work for you!

Keep reading to learn all about why these travel toys below make our list of best travel toys for 3 year old toddlers.

3 year old on train drawing in activity book

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Best 3 Year Old Travel Toys

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3 Year Old Activity book being used on family vacation

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