15 Exceptional 4th Birthday Gifts
Give them gifts that help them develop in every aspect of their lives, and ensure they have a blast while they're doing it! 15 exceptional gift ideas are right around the bend!
The 6-C's collaboration, communication, content, creative innovation, critical thinking, and confidence. Experts say these are the most imprtant things to keep in mind when shopping for 4-year olds. We make hitting all the marks super simple with 15 of the most exceptional (and fun) gifts for kids, and they're just one click away!
Melissa & Doug My First Wooden Stamp Set
The stamps are well made, make clear prints and come in a sturdy wooden tray. This set of eight wooden stamps are nicely designed, for little hands to hold.
A really cute 4th birhtday gift, the Melissa & Doug My First Wooden Stamp Set is a vehicle themed wooden stamp set with easy-to-grasp wooden handles. This toy helps kids develop hand-eye coordination while encouraging storytelling and imaginative play. It includes 2 different-colored washable ink pad and 8 wooden stamps featuring the favorite vehicles ever: train, fire engine, dump truck, police car, airplane, tractor, ship, and school bus.
Primo Toys 1 Cubetto Playset Coding Toy
My students enjoyed directing Cubetto. Great activity to learn about coding. We just started using this toy, to get to know it before presenting it to our 3 y/o daughter... and we absolutely love it! It is simply fascinating, but still easy to understand!
A coding toy for girls and boys aged 4, the Primo Toys 1 Cubetto Playset makes a fantastic, thoughtful birthday gift for any child. Made of sturdy and hard-wearing wood, Cubetto is a child’s guide into the world of coding. Screenless, friendly, and ready to play! A coding language you can touch and manipulate. Each coding block is an action: kids only need to place the blocks on the board to tell Cubetto where to go and hit the blue button!
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Standing Art Easel
This easel is wonderful! I like how one side is a dry erase board and the other side is a chalk board. The trays are a nice touch, and the side with the dry erase board has a tray where you can put paint containers.
The Melissa & Doug Easel makes any room into a child's art studio! The double-sided, adjustable height, kid-sized art easel includes a dry-erase board, a chalkboard, a locking paper roll holder, a child-safe paper cutter, four easy-grip clips, and a plastic tray to attach to each side of the deluxe standing easel — an excellent, screen-free birthday gift for kids. Children's easels are recommended for building fine motor skills and proper pencil grip—great for beginning writers.
Four Stage Toddler Rocket Ship Playset
Gorgeous, high quality, love Hape Hours of imagination at work! This has been an extraordinary addition to our mini man cave. My boys love playing with this, as does every other child who had come over to play. You will not be disappointed.
The Four Stage Toddler Rocket Ship Playset is the ultimate space shuttle toy. Designed to emulate a real-life space shuttle and station, with various functional areas. A fantastic birthday gift for a child aged 4 to 7 who loves outer space, this toy rocket has intricate wall printing to make the space shuttle more realistic.
Intex Jump O Lene Castle Inflatable Bouncer
Worth every penny. It was easy to set up and perfect size. Christmas present for my son and he loves it! He’s 5 and loves jumping off of everything so this works perfect for him. Very sturdy, bigger than expected but fit in his room just fine.
Any kid would love to jump in an inflatable bouncer right now. Just ask and see. That’s why the Intex Jump O Lene Castle Inflatable Bouncer makes for a fabulous 6th birthday gift. Its soft, bouncy floor and high-walls are safe for hours of playtime and kingdom roleplay.
LEGO Duplo Town Fire Truck
This is a great building product for toddlers. This set is compatible with the construction vehicles, etc., which is great.
Kids love LEGO toys. This LEGO Duplo Town Fire Truck makes an adorable birthday gift for boys and girls between the ages of 2 and 5 years old. The 26-piece set features a buildable Fire Truck with a hinged rear section with rotating and moving crane and a building with opening window. The fire truck (with crane extended) measures over 9" high, 10" long and 2" wide. The lighthouse measurements are over 3" high, 2" wide and 1" deep.
Melissa & Doug Child’s Lift-Top Desk & Chair
Great quality and easy to assemble. This desk was easy to put together and seems to be good quality. I love that the top lifts up so that we can store away the many papers that my daughter hasn't finished yet.
The made-to-last Melissa & Doug Child’s Lift-Top Desk & Chair makes a fantastic 6th birthday gift to any child. Many drawings and homework are sure to be made in this durable construction. It features a high-quality wood with a white finish that wipes clean and easy.
Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow!
These are winners because: 1. They use water only (no mess!) 2. The artwork is beautiful 3. The books are not easily destroyed 4. They are REUSABLE 5. The paintbrush itself is worth the purchase (BONUS POINTS!)
Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow! set includes reusable water-reveal activity pads that make a great educational birthday gift for kids 3 to 5 years old. This set features engaging animal and vehicle-themed watercolor books for children. Each book comes with a refillable water pen, chunky-sized for easy filling and designed for smaller hands to grasp quickly.
Hape Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run Construction
This set is amazingly high quality with perfect fitting pieces and great instructions. The construction of this is high quality, nice wood. The pieces are smooth and the packaging is useful for carrying around to different areas of the house.
The Hape Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run Construction is designed in Germany, and inspired by Da Vinci's circles. It’s an excellent gift for any toddler’s birthday. Kids nowadays are learning how to code and the STEM principles, this toy is great at teaching that in a physical space, without a screen. It comes with seven different colors blocks with a different function each, so kids can practice logical and engineering thinking playfully.
Steegic Portable Kids Cotton Canvas Teepee
Amazing tent at an affordable price. You can tell good quality and tight tolerances applied during production when you put this teepee together. No slipping or overly tight connectors - everything just goes smoothly together with just the right amount of tension
This teepee tent is made of 100% natural, breathable, and unpainted cotton canvas. The tent poles are made of sturdy pine wood and are free of chemical odors and harmful substances. An excellent2nd birthday gift, the teepee tent makes for the perfect space for kids to play and relax in. They can be set up either at home or outside and provide children with a feeling of privacy and personal space while allowing parents to monitor them for their safety.
Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody
We have read goodnight Moon so, so many times that the pacing and cadence can be translated across, and it *just works* so well. My son obviously just was going from the sounds and intonation but my daughter loved the mixing up and the science aspects.Afterwards was asking what the specific instruments are and what they do, so it certainly resonated with her already sharp mind.
The Perfect Gift for Young Scientists and Their Parents It's been a long day at the lab for this scientist. Now it's time to say good night! Goodnight laser... Goodnight notebook... Goodnight picture of Einstein with a stern look... Great science gift: This scientific parody book in the style of Goodnight Moon is a delight for little lab girls and guys. While poking fun at the clutter and chaos of lab life, scientists of all ages will appreciate ending their day with this sweet story.
Baby University Four-Book Set Board book
These books are so great! They are so simple, even I am learning something. I love them! Great gift for anyone with kids, or for your own kids to get them interested in science.
Written by an expert, the Baby University series features colorful, simple introductions to scientific principles and are beloved by babies―and grownups! Included in this Four-Book Set: Quantum Physics for Babies Rocket Science for Babies General Relativity for Babies Newtonian Physics for Babies
Brackitz Inventor STEM Discovery Building Toy
They are easy to use and the kids really like the bright colors. Fun for all ages! I love the idea of creative non-structured play
From simple to complex, small scale to larger-than-life, gravity-defying, 3D structures, The Brackitz Inventor STEM Discovery Building Toy is an award-winning construction toy that puts real-life art, math, science, architecture, and engineering principles into play. A fantastic birthday gift for kids ages 5 to 6 years old, this Brackitz building toy fosters creative and imaginative play with an open-ended assembly.
Baby University ABC's Four-Book Set
I love that these can grow with your kids. There are multiple levels of information on each page. At first- just talking about the letters could work. Then as your child grows, discuss the photos, then the name of the pictured items, then the description. The information is visually tiered on the page to chunk it based on age and development of your little joy.
Baby University books are written by a science expert and perfectly tailored for little scientists, featuring colorful, simple introductions to scientific principles. The series of ABC infant books in this four-book set are beloved by babies?and grownups!
Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store Collection
Oh my god this set it beautiful! So good for the price, not one fault. And looks bloody good!!! Very easy to assemble
The Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store Companion Collection is a fantastic birthday gift for any child from 3 to 6 years old. It contains 70 pieces of grocery store accessories where children will enjoy hours of social-skill-developing role play with everyday grocery store items, including an apron, conveyor belt divider bar, shopping bag, play money, cards, and coupons. This creative and educational gift will keep a child and their friends happy for hours.