The below is a list of the best toys for 4 year olds for 2018, which are highly rated by parents. These toys make great gifts for toddlers, whether you are getting them for a birthday, Christmas, or just out of love. For more gender specific toys, check out our Best Toys for 4 Year Old Girls and Best Toys for 4 Year Old Boys.
Top Gifts for 4 Year Olds
Little Tikes 3-foot trampoline is provides toddlers hours of bouncing fun! The maximum weight limit is 55 lbs. It is important for kids to stay active and this trampoline is perfect for them to burn off their energy. As they work out their whole body, your child will develop better fitness, balance, and coordination. The trampoline has a large jumping surface and handle bar for stability. and this trampoline is easy to move so kids can bounce where ever they like. The trampoline is designed for indoor use.
Add this compact, stylish modern kitchen from Little Tikes to your child’s play area. You can place it against the corner of a room or against a wall. This kitchen set comes with all the appliances your little chef requires, including a coffee pot, frying pan, 2 plates, 2 cups, 2 forks, 2 knives, 2 spoons, and a phone. The cabinet door opens with storage inside as well as the refrigerator door, which opens with room inside to store food. There are also working microwave and oven doors that open and close. Let your little one use his creativity and imagination to see what he can cook up!
These playmags are a great way to spend quality time with the family and loved ones. The 100-piece set includes a car base and 8 different shapes that helps teach your child patterning and shape recognition. Playmags inspire creativity and development with hundreds of ways to create different structures, vehicles, etc. Let your little one use his imagination to develop his building and motor skills. Playing with playmags also helps your child with some basic fundmentals of different dimensions like physics, math geometry, architecture, and spatial reasoning.
With this LeapFrog My Own Leaptop, your child can learn the alphabet, spell his name and more. There are 4 learning modes, including ABCs, Messages, Music and Games. It allows you to send and receive pretend emails, learn letters and animal names, and sing along to 16 songs and melodies. With each tap of a letter, alphabet and early vocabulary is reinforced. It features 26 animal animations which make learning so much more fun. Your kid can use his imagination and pretend to be like Mom and Dad with this fun computer role-play. This also comes in pink color, which is perfect for little girls.
This colorful set of 3 letter and 4 letter puzzle cards provide kids with an introduction to spelling. Your child can learn to spell by associating the object with the word and then correctly assembling the puzzle pieces. The puzzles are self correcting, meaning that only cards with the right sequences will fit together.
Boys love this tough Harley Davidson motorcyle and girls love the princess version of it, Fisher-Price Barbie Tough Trike. Kids use their own pedal power to ride around and make discoveries around the their yard, neighborhood, or park. This tricycle is a great way to exercise leg muscles and develop motor skills. It has a wide, stable wheel base, easy-grip handlebars, and big foot pedals, which make it easy for even the littlest riders to get rolling. It has a secret storage compartment under the seat for toys, snacks, and more. With these rugged, durable tires and big, comfy seat, your little one can ride for miles!
The Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe by VTech is an interactive desk that transforms from a desk into an easel and chalkboard with a storage space for art supplies. It has 5 activity pages to explore that are filled with engaging content. It features 100+ vocabulary words, 20+ activities, and 20+ songs and melodies. Kids can pretend to make a phone call on the toy telephone or listen to fun tunes on the music player. There is a light-up display that shows how to write numbers and letters step-by-step. There are also 8 expansion packs sold separately that focus on a specific curriculum like nursery rhymes, reading skills, math, animals, shapes and numbers. This toy is perfect for encouraging play and discovery.
VTech Drum set has 3 drum pads, 1 cymbal, and 2 drumsticks so that your child can feel like a real drummer. Your little one can play along to 9 melodies, including rock, dance and pop. There are 4 modes of play: Free Play, Letters, Numbers, and Follow-Along. These modes teach children letters, numbers, and music. Each drum features an unique LED light.
Make bath-time more fun with Nuby Octopus bath toys. This set includes 1 floating octopus and 3 rings to toss around the octopus’ tentacles. The fun colors and shapes stimulates baby’s senses and helps develop baby’s hand-eye coordination. These BPA-free bath toys are ideal for encouraging fun and imaginative play.
Kids love this Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set as they engage in pretend play. Children role-play and pretend to be teachers. This set helps to develop your child’s language and social skills, as well as build confidence. The 149-piece set is everything you need for a pretend classroom, such as a tri-fold board, crayons, grade book, stickers, dry erase board, hand pointer, hall passes, double-sided calendar, double-sided map, and more. What will your child teach today?
Little Tikes water play table helps your little one develop early motor and sharing skills. Kids can use their imagination and play for hours. It includes 1 water cup and 5 round characters that squirt water. Drop balls down spiral and watch them go down into the water. Turn the Ferris wheel to scoop up and drop off balls. This dynamic water table is just the right height and is perfect for toddlers who love playing with water. It holds up to 7 gallons of water.
The Little Apps Tablet by VTech has a color-changing screen, 8 activity buttons, A-Z keyboard and piano keyboard. Your child can engage in imaginative play with this role-play electronic tablet. It features 4 special interactive activities with Cody the Smart Cub including music play, a calendar activity, a pretend camera game, and a fun question and answer chat. The Little Apps Tablet teaches letters, numbers, words, basic math, matching, and more. Children can create musical tunes with the built-in keyboard. It encourages children to play like their parents with their very own tablet. Cody The Smart Cub takes your little one on learning adventures with vivid animations and sound effects.
Your child can learn how to write by tracing the lights on this LeapFrog Scribble and Write. It teaches uppercase and lowercase letters and numbers. It provides stroke-by-stroke guidance and provides instant accuracy feedback. This reinforces what your child learns by engaging him in fun activities, such as clapping to a count that matches the displayed number. However, it’s more than just practicing writing. Other activities include introducing letter sounds, counting and hand-eye coordination.