17 Great 4th Birthday Gift Ideas

    1st July, 2019

We've got a cleaver combination of education and fun mixed into this list of 10 great gifts for the big boy or girl in your life!

Four is another one of those milestone years, your favourite little one is becoming school age, and is about to embark on a whole new adventure. We've got a list of fun gifts for kids especially for the 4 year old in your life. You don't want to miss these!

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.

Crayola 140 Count Art Set

They are reasonably priced, and are great! No more big containers of broken crayons! No more markers without caps! These sets have little spots for each and every crayon and marker, so my kids actually PUT THEM AWAY. Everything stays organized, and nothing gets lost.

If you’re looking for a 4th birthday gift that inspires art and encourages self-expression, then the Crayola 140 Count Art Set is an excellent choice! With over 100 art supplies for coloring, drawing, and crafting, this set features 64 Crayola crayons, 40 washable markers, 1 rainbow art storage case, 20 short colored pencils, and 15 large paper sheets. The crayons are safe and non-toxic so that the kid can have fun without their parents worrying.

Janod Ukulele Music Set

Super cute for a child's toy! Perfect size for a toddler. It was super cute and quality looked good. Have other products from Janod and their stuff is great!

The Janod Ukulele Music Set makes a fantastic 4th to 8th birthday gift. It is excellent fun for any budding musician. Brightly colored confetti polka dots adorn this beautifully crafted wooden toy ukulele that makes lovely music when you play it.

Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills Activity Pad

I think this is a super cute activity book. What I think is cool about this is that the items cut from the pages can be turned into other things once they are cut out, like matching games or puzzles. The plastic scissors included with our set also do cut paper well. REALLY great scissor skills book!

Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills Activity Pad is a super cute activity book for kids age 4 to 7. The included safety scissors are child-safe, easy to use, and can be used by right or left-handed kids. This scissor skills activity set for kids assists in the development of fine motor skills and cognitive skills. The inclusion of mazes, puzzles, animal art, sequencing activities, and much more stimulates creativity. This set makes a great gift for kids on their 4th birthday and up!

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.

VTech Kidizoom Action Cam

Awesome action cam, great price, good quality, bought as a birthday gift, son loves it so much, even I myself want to attach it to the car. Good job, vtech!

This durable and versatile camera allows a kid to capture the most memorable moments of their lives. This VTech Kidizoom Action Cam makes a fantastic sixth birthday gift: it is waterproof and kid-friendly. This 1.4-inch color video camera takes pictures, makes videos, time-lapse photos, and stop-motion videos.

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.

Yaylabs Softshell Ice Cream Ball

Amazing product. We bring it camping so we can make ice cream because that's my favorite food group. Anyways it works great and makes delicious ice cream in about 20 minutes.

The Yaylabs Softshell Ice Cream Ball is a great gift for kids who have a crush on ice cream. This soft-sided ball makes ice-cream while kids play and shake. By merely adding the cream, sugar, and flavorings in one end, and ice and rock salt in the other end, kids don’t need a fancy machine to enjoy a tasty ice-cream.

Spelly Straws Reusable Drinking Straws for Kids

Super fun way to personalize gifts or snack times!! Great for little kids who are just learning letters and spelling, making it a fun learning experience each time.

Spelly Straws are reusable drinking straws that let you personalize every drink with colorful ABC letters. They make a great, educational birthday gift for teaching kids to spell. A cute toy for a 4 year old, this is made from food-grade, BPA free plastic and is dishwasher safe for worry-free reusable fun.

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.

Push Pin Travel Map Kit

This item really exceeded my expectations. After scratching off where I’ve been I hung it up on the wall. It looks clean from where it was scratched and looks professional hanging on the wall. Very pleased with this purchase.

A lovely wall decoration item and a great gift for kids, the Push Pin Travel Map Kit features a beautiful cork map, hand-printed in Barcelona with a matte and warm finish. This kit includes 194 different country flags with 100 sticks, 64 food stickers, 64 monuments stickers, and double-sided tape hangers for an easy installation.

My First Daily Magnetic Calendar

I LOVE this product! It's a magnetic back so you can hang it on the fridge or attach the hanger it comes with to hang. My kiddos love changing the date on this daily & they are learning about the months, seasons, etc. The product is colorful & eye appealing to my kiddos.

My First Daily Magnetic Calendar is a fantastic calendar for a 4 year old. Unlike other wall-only calendars, kids can use this one on a refrigerator or hang it on the wall. A great, educational birthday gift to give a child, this calendar encourages communication and adds a reassuring expectation about events that are coming.

Intex Rainbow Ring Inflatable Play Center

A really firm pool when inflated and large enough for all 5 of my grandchildren to play in together. They are really enjoying it both as a paddling pool and a ball pit. Fantastic pool for the younger kids! But remember to buy electric pump first as takes a while to pump up! I would highly recommend!!

The Intex Rainbow Ring Play Center is a summer-favorite fun for kids! This center includes many activities for kids: a wading pool, a water slide, a water sprayer, and a ring toss game (that comes with 4 inflatable rings). It can make a fantastic 6th birthday gift choice, especially in the summer, when parents can attach the water sprayer to the garden hose, to keep kids cool!

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.

Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set

These are FABULOUS. They stack up easily for storage and are unbreakable. You will want to buy more of these!

Build art with a Magna-Tiles Set. This set features 48 solid-colored shapes to allow a child to create a colorful masterpiece. These imagination pieces make an excellent 4th birthday gift to provide hundreds of creative combinations. Not only are Magna-Tiles fun, but they also help develop fine motor skills as kids stack, build, count, match, and “click” together with their creations.

Mr. Sketch Pocket Style Highlighters

You absolutely, cannot teach Kindergarten without these markers. The incentive of a "smelly star or smiley face" is enough to get my students motivated to complete their tasks. Smells Great! Colors Great!

Mr. Sketch Pocket Style Highlighters is a set of colorful, fantastic markers. Mr. Sketch markers feature a thick barrel that’s easy for children to grip and a versatile chisel tip that has three line widths. That means the kid you gave it to can confidently pivot between a precision point and bold strokes. Make a kid happy to draw.

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!