Last Minute 4th Birthday Gifts
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The clock is ticking, and you still don't know what you're going to get that special four year old for their birthday. No problem, mon! We've got this. Check out this fantastic list of last minute, and super fun gifts for kids and have Prime get it to you over night! Every little thing is gonna be alright!
Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set
This is a must-have for kids, especially those who like playing school. This would make a great gift for a little one whether using imagination for students or just to learn from the set. It is made to be able to carry everything in its own case.
The Pretend and Play School Set not only supports imaginative play, social interaction, and problem-solving but also encourages school readiness for young students. A fantastic birthday gift for the young learner, this playset features a travel-friendly tri-fold board with dry erase surface and eraser, clock with moving hands, a working school bell and a 15" hand pointer. A great way to prepare for school!
Jumbo Crayons for Toddlers
Excellent color and no peeling paper or snapped in half crayons. Perfect size for little hands. My granddaughter loves to color now. Great value. Will recommend this vendor.
These easy-to-hold crayons make an excellent gift for a toddler on their birthday! Jumbo Crayons for Toddlers are made from non-toxic natural wax, which doesn't include soluble elements, such as lead, or asbestos. This thick crayon set comes in a sturdy and sustainable container which makes storage easier. Each box contains 16 colors. These washable crayons are ideal for helping kids explore their artistic side.
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.
Learning Resources Shining Stars Projector
Picking out which slide they want for the night has become one of my girls' favorite bedtime activities. Nice illumination as a night light, auto off after probably 5 minutes. Plenty of cool images to choose from. High quality toy projector.
Share with a three or fouryear old child the beauty that is exploring the universe! The Shining Stars Projector lets a kid fly into outer space in the comfort of their house. This fantastic choice for a birthday gift projects stars, planets, space walks, and more, as big as a room allows. The set includes projector, stand, 3 discs (with a total of 24 images), and activity guide.
The Learning Journey Match It! Mathematics
Toodler loves it. It has animals, cars and all the things we likes on them. She will pick a card and make the animals sound and the match it with the corresponding number. Recommend this to anyone teaching addition and subtraction!
Do you want to introduce a kid to the magical world of math? Then this bright collection of two-piece puzzles is an excellent birthday gift choice. The Learning Journey Match It! Mathematics - STEM Addition and Subtraction Game was designed to introduce counting and encourage early math skills. These puzzle pairs make it easy and fun to develop necessary mathematical abilities and help any 4 year old to become familiar with numbers.
Learning Resources Puzzle Globe Toy
Fun, Interactive Globe for Kids. Definitely a educational tool for younger kids!
This fun, engaging way to encourage children as young as 3 to learn geography makes an excellent gift for any kid's birthday. The Learning Resources Puzzle Globe Toy is a challenging puzzle that keeps kids engaged and playing over and over again. This educational toy teaches continent names, the oceans, famous landmarks, and more!
Kids found this engaging and interesting from the time we opened it. The magnetic boards, self closure, and self containment make this a great toy to clean up, maintain easily, and take along. The pieces stick very well to the surface and are relatively thick which appear will last a long time.
Imagination Magnets are a fantastic 4th birthday or Christmas gift. The fun magnets inspire hours of continuous play and will quickly become a household favorite. This strategic building tool features a sturdy wood carrying case with durable hinges and rope handles. Inside, 42 brightly-colored wooden magnetic blocks can be arranged on the board to replicate any of the 50 full-color puzzles, such as animals, faces, vehicles, flowers, structures and more.
Self-Correcting Spelling Puzzle
Great starter for learning words and spelling. Awesome tool to help kids memorize short words...especially sight words!
This Self-Correcting Spelling Puzzle teaches a range of early reading skills, including letter recognition, word formation, and spelling. Any 4 year old will improve their reading skills when you give them this puzzle as their birthday gift. By putting the cards together to form a word, the child gains an essential understanding of the mechanics of reading, aided by the pictures which provide a clue to the word being formed.
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.
Bilingual Spanish/English Flash Cards
Cards are good for basic words, colors, numbers etc. they are colorful and the pictures are versatile enough for my 2,3 and 7 year olds. They are all enjoying their Spanish lessons and learning quickly!
The School Zone - Bilingual Spanish to English Flash Cards 4-Pack is a 4-pack flashcard set for children age 4 and above that includes enough information to learn the alphabet, essential sight words, colors, shapes, numbers 1 to 100, and more.
Carson Dellosa - Everyday Words in Spanish
First of all the delivery was super fast! The flash cards are obviously for kids and this is good because they are big with big letters and images , which makes the words really catchy
A fantastic language learning tool, the Carson Dellosa - Everyday Words in Spanish is a great gift idea, especially for children who need some help studying Spanish. The two-sided cards have rounded corners for easy sorting and help Spanish students to review the language and memorize some words.
Tuttle More Japanese for Kids Flash Cards Kit
I have several from Tuttle, they are terrific. The graphics are large and colorful, and the cards themselves are oversized, laminated, quite sturdy.
If you want a kid (or adult) in your life to learn Japanese, the Tuttle More Japanese for Kids Flash Cards Kit might be one of the best birthday gifts available. With this kit, children from preschool through the early elementary level will be able to learn essential words, Japanese kanji, phrases, and sentences in a fun and easy way. This kit includes an audio CD, that provides the native pronunciation of the words, and sample sentences.
Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards Kit
This is a great resource for bilingual homes. I love that the cd has nursery rhymes on it in addition to the vocabulary, it really helps keep learning fun in the car. I love the flascards so much I laminated them to protect them for years to come.
Someone in your life want to get started with Chinese? The Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards Kit is a great gift option. With this kit, children from preschool, and early adult learners, through the early elementary level will be able to learn essential words, Chinese characters, phrases, and sentences in a fun and easy way. This kit includes an audio CD, that provides the native pronunciation of the words, and sample sentences.
Berlitz Language: French Flash Cards
A useful product for learning basic sight words in French. Because pronunciation is so important in any language, especially in French, Berlitz should have a site where a person who buys this set of words can go to hear the French pronunciation done by a native French speaker.
Do you have a friend who would love to speak French? The Berlitz Language: French Flash Cards are a great gift, especially for kids. Each card features engaging illustrations, the words in the foreign language plus their pronunciation and translation.
Berlitz Language: German Flash Cards
These worked very well for my child to practice his German spelling and the articles. He already knew the words but stressed that he liked these because of the pictures - so I figure if he likes them, that's a five star rating for us.
Got a friend who woul love to speak German? The Berlitz Language: German Flash Cards are a great birthday gift idea, especially for kids! Each card features engaging illustrations, the words in the foreign language plus their pronunciation and translation.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Construction Building Set
I like how it gave a few ideas, but really let the kid go off on their own imagination. This is a wonderful set for kids learning to build things. I love the fact that they do not need a tool. My great-grandson will love it. The examples on the back of the packaging will be helpful. Imagination is a wonderful thing. This beats all the electronic play things.
Budding builders will love this building set. The Melissa & Doug Wooden Construction Building Set in a Box features 48 sturdy pieces: among them are building plans for a race car, a motorcycle, an airplane, and a crane, so kids can get started. This amazing toy makes for a fabulous sixth birthday gift if you’re interested in presenting a child some educational, screen-free fun, and a hands-on play experience.
Children Safety Strap Car Seatbelt Pillow
Great value. My kids love this and the price amazing. They are so comfortable and attach to the seat belt and don't come off.
Comfortable support for a child's head and neck on the car, the Baby Children Safety Strap Car Seat Belts Pillow Shoulder Protection is a baby travel essential. Road trips will never be the same with it. Made from micro-suede fabric, this seat belt cushion is very easy to clean and has a super soft touch for the child's cheek and shoulder.
DK Games: Silly Sentences Book Supplement
This is a well thought out game for new readers who are ready to learn very basic grammer. The physical quality is also very high. I bought these silly sentences for our writing center at home. They are so awesome. They are a great addition to our writing station and homeschooling routine
DK Games: Silly Sentences Book Supplement is a fantastic game to practice grammar skills learned in the first three years of school. This choice for a 4th birthday gift is an great game for 1-4 players. Children and adults can enjoy it together as the younger players learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more with the help of 124 color-coded cards, and construct an almost endless possibility of sentences.
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.
KLUTZ My Pom-Pom Pet Shop Craft Kit
My son specifically requested this kit for Christmas. I got it for him and he was happy with it.The puffs were good quality and didn’t shed at all. This little craft kit is a lot of fun to make with little ones.
The KLUTZ My Pom-Pom Pet Shop Craft Kit is the most adorable birthday gift ever. Kids age 4 to 6 will love to create ten of their own fuzzy friends using pre-made pom-poms, paper punch-outs, and glue. Then, they can assemble their own pet carrier to transport their critters. This kit has everything they need to make a pom-pom pet shop—no food, walks, or house-training required.
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!
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.
Melissa & Doug See & Spell Learning Toy
This is a great multi-purpose educational toy for colors and letters and spelling. Overall, great toy for those parents who want their children to be ahead of the curve and have their children have fun while learning.
The Melissa & Doug See & Spell learning toy is a 50+ piece colorful wooden puzzle with easy-to-handle letters that fit into 8 two-sided cutout boards to spell 3 and 4-letter words. A great birthday gift for little ones who are just starting to read, this toy is suitable for kids ages 4 to 6. It develops sight-reading vocabulary, spelling, and fine-motor skills. Also, multiple children can play at once, this toy helps them develop essential social skills.
Wipe Clean: Early Learning Activity Book
The best way of learning in form of a workbook!!! This book wipes off so easily with a wet cloth so you can practice a lot on the same one.It is spiral bound so no worries of tearing it in middle and the pages are also sturdy. The pen that comes with it dries up after a few uses but you can use crayons or washable markers and it serves the purpose. Very good concept of learning for a child.
Roger Priddy’s spiral bound Wipe Clean: Early Learning Activity Book offers essential spelling, math, and creative exercises in a workbook that reinforces understanding and encourages practice. With lots of early learning activities to do, children can learn new skills and practice writing, counting, telling the time, and drawing their favorite animals again and again with this fantastic wipe-clean book.
Snap Circuits Beginner Electronics Exploration Kit
Pre-K Kids should have this in school I bought this little set to see if my class could handle it or even wanted to try it out. The response was overwhelming. They were begging me to have a turn building the projects.
The Snap Circuits Beginner Electronics Exploration Kit is the first step you’ll take to turn a kid into a scientist. This fantastic birthday gift for any child between 4 and 8-years-old is a wonderful introduction to problem-solving, following directions, and the satisfaction of a job well done. It features an easy-to-follow color manual diagrammed like no other snap circuit kit. A thoughtful and incredibly fun gift.
Boogie Board Scribble and Play
The four drawing pencils are multi functional, they have different writing tips and transfer like designs on the sides The pens clip onto the corners and are self storing This is light weight, it goes into my bag for restaurants This is so easy to use for a toddler
Great for toddlers, children, and parents, the Scribble and Play is a Boogie Board designed for drawing and goofing around. A wonderful 4th birthday present, what is really cool about it is that it has a color screen. Also, instead of a single, standard stylus, it includes four stylus tools that have different tip shapes and sizes as well as various nubs and knobs along the sides to create a variety of lines and textures.
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!
Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio
My 4 year old absolutely loves this set. He loves creating all these fun characters and watching them come to life on our ipad
Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio is a great, innovative way to use play-doh. With the included tools and the Play-Doh Touch app, kids can shape new virtual friends, explore different worlds, effects, and animations, and customize the creations again and again. This fantastic set makes a great4th birthday gift. Interactive adventures await!
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.
Rosie Revere, Engineer Hardcover
This book became dear to me from the first read. I bought this as a gift for my niece, but made sure to read it prior so I'd get the flow/rhythm of it before reading it aloud to her. It is SO SWEET, and delivers such a powerful message—I found myself getting choked up towards the end. I almost wanted to keep it for myself!
Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration - she dreams of becoming a great engineer. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. This beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams makes a lovely, inspirational birthday gift to a kid ages 4 to 7.
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.
LINCOLN LOGS-Construction Education Toy
These logs are made of real wood in the USA and come with an instruction sheet that shows how to make a log cabin and of course, you can create your own. Sooo happy! When I first opened the box, I thought it was a mistake and Amazon sent a popcorn tin. I was in for a happy surprise though, because I didn’t think it was going to be so big. I love playing with these with my nephew!!
LINCOLN LOGS-Construction Education Toy is a fantastic gift for a kid on their 4th birthday. These blocks are real, high-quality maple wood, and each tin contains 111 pieces. This classic set comes with three construction ideas: a tall tower, two small houses with a bonfire, and a large cabin. Children can use these easy-to-follow instructions as a guide or can go freestyle and create their own structures.
Fat Brain Toys Original Squigz Deluxe 50 Piece Set
This is a great toy. They are also an awesome shower toy, figet/stress toy (even for mom), and DISHWASHER SAFE!!!!! Very easy to clean and a good little toy to stick to a high chair/kitchen table. Also definitely good for handstrength/fine motor deleveloment. Great imaginative toy for the kids AND adults!
Give a 4-year-old this awesome suction construction kit as a birthday gift! Connecting to each other and to any solid, non-porous surface – Squigz are a species all their own. The Fat Brain Toys Original Squigz Deluxe 50 Piece Set are made of 100% high-quality silicone, are BPA-free, and latex-free. They flex, stick, and help kids to be creative.
Tell-a-Tale Pre-School Farmyard Edition
Tell-a-Tale is a super storytelling game that’s suitable for children as young as three years old but can be played by the whole family. It can be given as a birthday present to any kid up to 10-years-old! Set up the stage by choosing from one of the images on the double-sided backdrop and then select a couple of the more massive props and a couple of characters and you’re ready to begin.
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.
8 Little Planets Board book
Bold bright colors, happy faces on all the planets and stars, plus fun rhyming facts! This book is great for any space loving baby or toddler.
A delightfully fun, fact-filled planetary tale from the creator of the Baby University series! Travel around the solar system and celebrate what makes each planet unique! From Neptune to Mercury and all the planets in between, each one is different and each one is happy to be what they are. Old slow Neptune looks a bit behind. Orbiting the Sun takes an awful long time. But the 8th little planet doesn't need to worry. It spins on its axis in a really big hurry
Evolution for Babies (Baby University) Board book
My 3 year old is in love with these books but this one most of all. I thought it would go completely over her head but the way they use balls to explain the concept of evolution really kept her attention and she asks for the "lotion" book most nights now.
Written by an expert, Evolution for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to evolutionary biology. Babies (and grownups!) will learn how organisms mutate, evolve, and survive. Co-written by Cara Florance, who has a PhD in Biochemistry and a BS in Chemistry with work experience in astrobiololgy and radiation decontamination. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become a scientist!
ABCs of Mathematics (Baby University) Board book
This book is great! There are three stages of info for each letter: 1. The letter and term, 2. A brief description of the term, 3. More in depth information. All with decreasing font size and boldness. The terms are really well described and simple yet factual
This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest mathematicians! A is for Addition B is for Base C is for Chord From addition to zero, The ABCs of Mathematics is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new math concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by an expert, each page in this mathematical primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little mathematician.
ABCs of Biology (Baby University) Board book
Love this book! Each letter is very interesting and has to do with biology. We love all the pictures. The pages are nice and thick. I recommend this book to anyone interested in biology! I am now wanting to get more baby university books since I’m very impressed by this one.
A is for Anatomy B is for Bacteria C is for Cell From anatomy to zoology, the ABCs of Biology is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new biology concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by two experts, each page in this biology primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little biologist.
Nuclear Physics for Babies Board book
Great intro for kids and adults to learn together. Messages are good and clear technically. What’s most important is to have Great Pictures!
Simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius! Written by an expert, Nuclear Physics for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to what goes on in the center of atoms. Babies (and grownups!) will learn all about the nucleus and the amazing process of nuclear decay. Co-written by Cara Florance, who has a PhD in Biochemistry and a BS in Chemistry with work experience in astrobiololgy and radiation decontamination. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become a nuclear physicist!
ABCs of Science (Baby University) Board book
We love this! My three year old was engaged the whole way through- she loves learning new words and momma loves science. At “R is for Radiation” she even had to go fetch a lightbulb and we spent 15 minutes talking about electricity. Awesome conversation starter, and a very welcomed change from pink and princesses.
This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest scientists! A is for Amoeba B is for Bond C is for Conductor From amoeba to zygote, The ABCs of Science is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new physics concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by an expert, each page in this science primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little scientist.
Rocket Science for Babies Board book
My three year old granddaughter and four year old grandson both enjoy reading the books in this series over and over. It's very helpful to get them exposed to the vocabulary and concepts of the science contained in the books
Written by an expert, Rocket Science for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to aerospace engineering. Babies (and grownups!) will learn about the basics of how lift and thrust make things fly. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become a rocket scientist! Baby University: It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.
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.
LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked Excavator
Exactly as pictured. Can’t go wrong with Duplo Blocks. I really like this set of lego duplo because it has 2 different trucks included as well as a couple accessories
Kids will have a truckload of fun with these toy construction vehicles from LEGO DUPLO. This toy is a fantastic birthday gift for toddlers to dig into their imaginations as they use the toy dump truck and excavator to build a LEGO town of their dreams. The LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked Excavator allows children to develop early building skills while encouraging imaginative play. Children will love to build and play with this simple building toy designed especially for toddlers.
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.
General Relativity for Babies Board book
My 3 year old is picking up on the concepts the more we read this. He will pick this book off the book shelf for me to read to him; I never have to force him to read it with me. The pictures are basic but that helps emphasize the concepts
Written by an expert, General Relativity for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to Einstein's most famous theory. Babies (and grownups!) will learn all about black holes, gravitational waves, and more. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become a quantum physicist! Baby University: It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.
ABCs of Space (Baby University) Board book
There are 3 stages, early baby (with basic alphabet of space), young learning (with brief descriptions of the object in space) and then the more advanced stage gives you a more in dept description. Super neat book for nerdy parents
This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest astronomers! The ABCs of Space is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new astronomical concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by an expert, each page in this cosmic primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little astronomer.
Melissa & Doug Pattern Blocks and Boards Toy
Cute designs, lots of designs, doesn't take up too much space, high quality boards and pieces These are great blocks to not only help with imagination, color and shape recognition, or pattern creation/recognition, but to have fun with mom or dad, or as they have gotten a little older by themselves.
Pattern Blocks and Boards is a classic toy that inspires kids to explore shapes and colors in a hands-on way as they fill wooden backgrounds with sturdy wooden pieces. This fantastic birthday gift option is a beautiful way for kids 3 and older to develop their fine motor skills. They can follow one of 10 design templates or create their own mosaic using the 120 colorful wooden tiles in 6 different shapes.
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.
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!
ABCs of Engineering (Baby University) Board book
The pictures were technically accurate, clear and relevant. I also liked that it touches on many types of engineering. An overall delight and a great addition to any child's library. I would definitely recommend it!
A is for Amplifier B is for Battery C is for Carnot Engine From amplifier to zoning, the ABCs of Engineering is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new biology concept for every letter of the alphabet.Written by two experts, each page in this engineering primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little engineer.
Astrophysics for Babies Board book
This sturdy book has caught the attention of every child and adult visitor we've had and clearly teaches the basics. It's sturdy enough to withstand being thrown, pulled and left alone in the hands of a child hulk.
Written by an expert, Astrophysics for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to the study of how physics and chemistry affect heavenly bodies in space. Babies (and grownups!) will learn all about our universe. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become an astrophysicist! Baby University: It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.
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
Organic Chemistry for Babies Board book
The illustrations are simple and child-friendly. The cover illustrates a great example, as it depicts pacifiers in the shape of cyclohexane. I love that it breaks down a complex topic into its most simplest of parts. He really opens up the topic for younger children whom might not have otherwise had any exposure to this topic until college.
Written by an expert, Organic Chemistry for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to the structure of organic, carbon-containing compounds and materials. Babies (and grownups!) be one step ahead of pre-med students. Co-written by Cara Florance, who has a PhD in Biochemistry and a BS in Chemistry with work experience in astrobiololgy and radiation decontamination. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all, it's never too early to become a scientist!
Melissa & Doug Catch & Count Wooden Fishing Game
The magnets are strong enough to pick up the fish and hold on. The poles are sturdy and the turn on the pole moves with ease. Great for eye/hand coordination, verbal communication!
Such a fantastic birthday gift for children age 3 and up! The Melissa & Doug Catch & Count Wooden Fishing Game is a quality-built wooden magnetic fishing game that builds confidence while it helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. It includes two magnetic rods and 10 magnetic fish which are numbered and patterned, making an exciting game for kids to play alone or with a friend.
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.
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 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.
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.