Giggles & Grins: Top 18 Toys for 3-Month-Olds

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Before you hit the shops to get a baby toy, read our curated list of the best baby toys for 3 month olds in Australia to help get you started in your search.

Three to six-month-olds are smiling, cooing, social creatures who are just starting to connect with and enjoy what’s going on around them. Get them some new toys to practise their burgeoning skills for swatting, grabbing and chewing – or a play mat for tummy time and rolling.

Here’s our guide to gifts and toys for 3 month old boys and girls.

What they’re doing

  • Smiling And Giggling
  • Swatting And Swiping
  • Babbling
  • Tummy Time
  • Reaching And Grabbing Things
  • Learning To Roll
  • Discovering Their Hands And Fingers
  • Mouthing Objects And Toys


Gifts they’ll love

18 gifts and toys for 3 month olds

With over 15 years of experience and a community boasting over 100,000 Australian mums, we’re committed to helping you find the perfect toy for your three-month-old.

Below, you’ll find 18 of our favourite picks presented in no particular order. Some are newcomers to the scene, while others are tried-and-true favourites. Rest assured, each recommendation has either crossed our path, found a place in our own experiences, or been enthusiastically vouched for by our Grapeviner community.

Dreamland duo

Baby sleeping in their crib next to the Lively Living Aroma Snooze Plus

Aroma-Snooze Plus + Organic Oil ($135)

Transform bedtime into a tranquil journey with the Aroma-Snooze Plus. This baby essential combines a soothing night light, calming sounds, and a gentle mist of organic essential oils. Say goodbye to fussy nights and hello to peaceful slumber. Sweet dreams await!

Buy Now from Living Lively

Tummy time

A baby having tummy time using the Skip Hop Activity Gym

Skip Hop Discoverosity Deluxe Activity Gym ($279)

The Skip Hop activity gym, featuring sustainably sourced wooden arches, blends calming simplicity with an engaging sensory environment. Crafted with Montessori education expertise, it boasts over 27 developmental activities, providing an enriching experience for your baby.

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Hey, Mizzie

Young baby chewing on a Mizzie the Kangaroo teether

Mizzie The Kangaroo Teething Gift Set ($54)

In safe, non-toxic, natural rubber from the Hevea tree, Mizzie is perfect for soothing sore gums. Designed to enhance bubs’ senses, these award-winning toys are easy to grip with little hands. The gift set contains a teething toy with a squeak and mini ring teether.

Buy Now from Mizzie the Kangaroo

Cuddle chic

BIBS Cuddle cloth showing four different colours

BIBS Cuddle Cloths ($23.99)

Introducing the BIBS Cuddle Cloths, the snuggle buddies your baby can’t resist! Made from soft, organic cotton, they’re perfect for soothing little ones during naptime or play. Say hello to comfort, coziness, and of course, endless cuddles!

Buy Now from Kollektive

Belly buddy

baby lying on crocodile tummy time pillow showing three different colour ways

Done By Deer Croco Tummy Time Toy ($79.95)

Meet your baby’s new tummy time pal – Croco the Done By Deer tummy time toy. These adorable cushioned friends encourage strength and curiosity with their playful design and developmental features. Available in green, powder, and sand it’s time to roll, reach, and SNAP with joy.

Buy Now from Danish By Design

Wheels of wonder

Baby playing with the VTech Explore & Discover roller

VTech Explore & Discover Roller ($35)

Introduce endless discoveries with the VTech Explore & Discover Roller. Packed with sensory delights, this roller engages babies in textures and colours, and the five activity zones introduce animals and numbers. Turn gears, slide sliders, and push the drum for music, sounds, and crawling joy.

Buy Now from Big W

Infant fun

open box showing whats inside the TAF Toys newborn play kit

TAF Toys Newborn Kit ($57.99)

Get ready for non-stop giggles with the TAF Toys Newborn Kit. This sensory wonderland includes a playful baby mirror, crinkly toys, and a soothing teething ring. It’s the ultimate starter pack for your baby’s adventure in discovery and delight.

Buy Now from Playette

Wobble whimsies

Bear and Rabbit Mini Wobbly Toys from Trixie side by side

Trixie Mini Wobble Activity Toys ($29.95)

Meet the adorable crew of Trixie wobblers! These playful pals are all about entertaining your little one with funny moves and chiming sounds.  Little bumps and tiny kicks create chiming symphonies, promising sparkling eyes and endless baby giggles.

Buy Now from Trixie

Action station

Wooden activity baby play gym sitting over a baby lounger

Harlow & Co Play Gym ($159)

Crafted from premium beech wood, this play gym elevates playtime with its chic design. The hanging beaded toys engage and stimulate, while the natural tones blend seamlessly with your home. It’s not just a play gym; it’s a statement piece for your little one’s space!

Buy Now from Harlow & Co Kids

Hug buddy

Side by side images of the Moonie Humming Bear in the colours sand and caramel

Moonie Humming Bear ($129.95)

Meet Moonie – the cuddly maestro of bedtime serenades. With soothing hums and gentle vibrations, this bear lulls your little one into dreamland. USB rechargeable and oh-so-huggable, Moonie is the ultimate bedtime companion.

Buy Now from Metro Baby

Aussie shakers

Collection of Australiana mini baby rattles from Nana Huchy

Nana Huchy Australiana Mini Rattles ($27)

Specially crafted for tiny little hands, these rattles are a sensory delight and come in the most adorable Australian animal designs. A cuddly way to introduce your little one to the joy of music and sounds. Rattle, play, and snuggle the cuteness.

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Adventures await

Fabelab Activity mats in travel size side by side showing two style options

Fabelab Travel Size Activity Mats ($63.25)

Compact and ready for adventure, these mats unfold to create a playful haven. Ideal for on-the-go fun, they offer a comfy spot for little ones to explore, play, and rest. Portable playtime comes in three designs, woods, underwater and rainbow.

Buy Now from Love to Spoil

Textile tales

Side by side images of the Manhattan Toys Peek A Boo Cloth Books titled 'Finding Home' and 'Peek A Boo Bunny'

Manhattan Toys Cloth Books ($49.95)

These soft wonders are more than books; they’re gateways to the imagination. With charming tales and tactile adventures, they turn storytime into a cuddly, interactive journey. Explore, play, and learn with these delightful cloth companions!

Buy Now from Amazon

More toys we love …

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Know a toy suitable for a 3 month old we should add to our list? Contact us and let us know, we’ve been curating Australia’s best baby products into helpful lists for over 15 years and we’re always happy to support new brands and businesses.

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