Every year, we want to provide our kids with the best educational toys we can find! As a homeschooling mom, I understand how important this can be. So, I went through multiple toys to create this guide of the best gifts for 4 year old.
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I love toys like this. Children get to explain different fields and learn more about their environment. My kids play doctor very often. It’s a great toy to promote well-being.
This desk comes with five different activity pages, which will expose your child to several academic concepts. In addition, you can pretend to call people and listen to some music.
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We have one of these marble mazes for my son. He will play with this for hours! It is a blast to build your own maze and I often even find myself playing with it at times. It comes with plastic balls that are a little larger than a marble. However, you can use glass marbles on this track.
Games can be fun for the whole family. They can be extremely educational which leads to your child learning without even knowing it. Talk about a win-win!
Who doesn’t remember this game?! This one is defiantly on my list this year. My daughter is so competitive and what’s better than practicing her shapes and matching skills while racing the clock.
Let your child be challenged by this brain teaser puzzle. It stimulates the brain while still having loads of fun! Kids could play with this for hours. This is on my list of gifts this year.
I have such a love for wooden toys! We purchased this fishing game for my son’s birthday. It’s a fun game that encourages kids to practice their hand-eye coordination. They to practice their letter recognition and number counting.
This list of toys add some additional learning time on patterns. Perfect for getting those little ones away the screen and getting their fingers moving!
Another Montessori toy that enriches your child’s learning. It contains 60 different pattern cards to follow and increases your child’s problem-solving skills.
If you haven’t heard of STEM it stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These toys are terrific for hands-on learning and expanding the mind.
Build a house, kola, cat, and more. This set comes with 36 different patterns to follow, or create your own! Your beloved 4 year old will expand on their problem-solving and fine motor skills.
A 4 year old will enjoy playing with this tool set. Instead of building a flat image, you can build a 3 dimensional structure. Perfect for traveling and on the road fun!
Another 3 dimensional toy that will keep your kids busy! This toy contains wooden sticks and silicone connectors. Just keep in mind, this may not be a good choice for little ones who like to put things in their mouth.
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What child doesn’t love getting messy? You can never go wrong with art supplies. It enriches your child’s creativity.
This art set contains 48 different pieces. As you can see, there are many different styles of brushes to try and the apron will help keep your child’s clothes just a tid-pit cleaner.
Pretend play is so important for young minds. It strengthens their emotional development and gives children a chance to experience the adult world.
Extend on your child’s “cooking” skills with this wooden kitchen. This kitchen is large enough for several children to play at once. It has a nice clean look that will not be an eye-sore in the homeschool room.
If you live in a small house or apartment, like we do, I know you don’t have room for a large play kitchen. Instead consider getting one of these chair covers! They have other options as well: a vet, workbench, grocery store, and beauty salon.
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We bought this for our son and he LOVES it! We had it for a few years now and he still continues to play with it. As you put each disc on it spins to the bottom. Completely different than a traditional stacking ring toy.