Awesome Toys For 4 Year Old Girls

This article suggests lots of the best toys and birthday and Christmas gift ideas for 4 year old girls. The suggestions are based on the toys my niece and my son like to play with at age 4.

​Popular toys to buy for 4 year old girls include educational toys, dolls, princess toys, dressing up clothes, dollhouses, pretend and play toys, Hello Kitty gifts and arts and crafts.

When buying toys for 4 year old girls it is good to remember that a lot of their play is imaginative. My niece loves role play, pretending to be like Mommy, a shopkeeper, princess or cook.

​There are also lots of great educational toys for 4 year old girls. It won't be long until they are at school so why not choose an educational toy to help them learn letters, numbers and other skills?

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Baby Alive Doll

The baby alive doll is great for imaginative play.

She grows from a baby to a little girl.
The size changes 4” (10cm) and she ha 75 songs and phrases.

Barbie Rainbow Lights Mermaid Doll

This is a cool Barbie doll. You can play with her in or out of the water.

Out of the water, her tail lights up and moves when you press the blue buttons on her side.

Dip Barbie mermaid doll into water to activate a rainbow light show within the translucent purple tail.

Also press the sides of her peplum to start a swimming motion in the tail

Great for play in the bath or the pool!

Craft Kits

There are lots of great arts and crafts activities for 4 year old girls. Both my niece and my son love doing arts and crafts. The love coloring, gluing and painting, stamps and sticky mosaics.
At age 4, I think the best activities are ones in which they can decorate items such as the mirror kit and the jewelry box below. My son and niece love using sticky gems, glitter and other stickers to decorate things. It's easy for them to do and they love being creative.

Decorate A Princess Wand

Melissa and Doug make a great decorate it yourself range of crafts which are perfect for 4 year old girls.

This kit allows you to decorate your own wooden princess wand with the materials included.

When you've finished, enjoy playing with the wand and keep it as an accessory.

The craft activity includes  includes a wooden Wand, paints, sparkling gems and stickers to personalize your project.   

This is fantastic to give as a gift at a 4th birthday party. It's inexpensive so has been a favorite of mine to give to little girls in my son's nursery.

It also makes a great activity to do at a little girl's birthday party too. And they have something to take away at the end of the party. ​

Disney Princess Necklace Activity Set ​

This toy allows little children to make neclaces with the silicone beads and disney princess charms included.

It's great for creativity as they can use the beads to come up with different creations to wear over and over again.

Simply slide the beads onto the necklace.

It's a fab toy for developing fine motor skills and concentration.

Educational Toys

It won't be long until 4 year old girls are starting school and there are lots of educational toys available to help them prepare.
Both my niece and son are really keen to learn at the moment. To them, it's not learning it's just fun. There are lots of ideas like the toys below all introduce skills such as letters, numbers, phonics, reading and writing.
Other ideas include workbooks and sticker books. My son and niece will sit for quite a while working on sticker books and learning letters and numbers at the same time.

Get Ready Kindergarten

This Get Ready Kindergarten Learning Set is packed with learning fun for 4 year olds.

Learn the alphabet, numbers 1 to 50, sight words, three-letter words, rhyming, sequencing, and much more.

This set contains: Printing Fun! Write & Reuse workbook, Little Thinkers Kindergarten workbook, three-letter words write & rReuse cards, numbers 1 to 50 flash cards, sight words practice pad, coloring pad, freestanding write & reuse clock face, crayons, stickers, pencil, dry-erase marker & eraser.

Scribble and Write

This is another fantastic toy to prepare her for school.
It's fun but very educational too.She can explore six activities that introduce writing, drawing and spelling with the help of Mr. PencilIt's great for helping her to write numbers, shapes, uppercase letters and lowercase letters step-by-step and perfect for little hands.It's sturdy, well made and designed.

LIttle ones use the stylus on the touch screen to trace each step while getting instant feedback from Mr. Pencil.  Alternatively, the toy allows for creativity and she can draw anything she wants.
After correctly tracing a letter, number or shape, tap the screen to make it come alive with cute animations
This toy is great for practicing early spelling by matching letters to their sounds or finding the missing letters to spell simple words.

 GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope ​

The GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope is great for teaching kids about animals and plants.

It's has over 100 facts and questions for kids and includes 60 beautiful full-color images.

There's 2 modes of play, fact mode and quiz mode.

Its the perfect way to introduce children to a real scientific toy that is easy to use and fun!

Melissa and Doug See and Spell

​The Melissa and Doug See and spell puzzles are a fun way to introduce preschoolers to letters and spelling their first words.

Each word has a picture next to a word, which helps kids recognise the words and spell them more easily.

It's also great for developing fine motor skills as kids try to fit the letters into the puzzles.

Vtech Watch

The Vtech watch is a brilliant gadget for helping them tell the time but it's so much more than that as well.

There are over 55 different analog and digital watch faces.

There is a pedometer so she can enjoy counting her steps. There's a motion sensor for active play challenges.

Kids can use the camera and take selfies and other photos. They can also play games. There's a new monster catcher game which creates and augmented reality gaming experience where you can capture monsters in the real world.

First Science Kit

This is a great first science kit that is recommended for kids aged 4 and up.

​4 year olds will probably need supervision when doing the experiments but they will love doing them, it's so much fun. It's a great kit for adults to do with children as well.

There are some fun experiments including an erupting color changing volcano and growing colorful jiggly crystals. There are 11 experiments in total.

 

Lego and Construction Toys

Lego and other construction toys aren't just for boys. Girls will love using lego to build all kinds of creations (houses, animals, farms, tractors, princess castles, windmills - the limit is just the imagination). They will also enjoy playing with their creations afterwards. As a parent I find lego a great toy where you can get involved with the child, on the floor building creations with them.Lego is great for honing fine motor skills, improving hand/eye co-ordination, facilitating the imagination, problem solving skills and concentration skills.
If you want a girly take on lego, consider getting pink blocks or a lego set aimed a girls.

 

Lego friends horse Training and trailor

This Lego friends set is aimed at kids from aged 4 years.

The set is perfect for this age group as it's designed for beginners.

The play set includes a car for the Lego friends to drive, a trailer for the horse, a stable with grooming kit, jumps and a training rein that kids can use to teach the horse to walk around.

Lego Disney Anna’s and Elsa’s Frozen Wonderland

Another lego set for the 4 plus age group is the  lego Disney Frozen Wonderland set.

The set allows you to build an ice castle and 3 smaller builds.

There are also Anna and Elsa, Olaf and 3 snowgie figures.

Easy Playhouse Fairy Tale Castle

If you're looking for an eco friendly gift that's awesome, this could be the gift for you.

The castle is made out of recycled cardboard.

Kids will love to personalize it with their own pens and paints.
And it's super good for imaginative play too.

It features two doors, four large windows, 4 turrets and eight small windows.

It's sturdy and easy to assemble.

Marble Run

Marble runs are such fun construction toys.

Build a marble run and then have lots of fun running marbles down them.

It's a great toy for adults, siblings and kids to play with together.

It's a great toy that is super fun and  encourages creativity. ​

Princess Toys

Princess dress up is another fab idea for 4 year old girls who love princess toys.
Another suggestion are princess shoes and accessories such as tiaras.
My 4 year old niece loves dressing up and make believe play. You can't go wrong with buying a nice princess dress and accessories. She loves wearing pretend shoes that let her be just like Mommy too. They are great fun for imaginative play.

Princess Dress Up Costume

This is an beautfiul princess dress with a ruffles and regal details. It also comes with a a wand and crown.

Princess Shoes

Little girls often like to try on their mom's shoes so why not get her some pretend shoes to play with instead.

The set featured includes 4 pairs of shoes, 3 bangles,  3 rings, 2 pairs of earrings, 1 crown and a strong storage box to keep them all in.  

They are ideal for role-playing as a princess, beauty queen, fashion model,  dancer, mother, pop star or anything else that can be imagined.

Great for little girls who like to dress up for pretend play or as a costume accessory.

Camera

Both my niece and my son were given a preschool camera for Christmas.
My son absolutely loved his camera. He loved to take photos of everything and anything. It's interesting to see the strange kind of things that 4 year olds take photos of. And it will stop her pinching your phone to at takephotos too. At least it stopped my kids from doing that!

VTech Kidizoom Spin and Smile Camera

This is such a cool idea for a camera. It's kidiproof so it can take quite a bit of abuse and will not get damaged. However, make sure she doesn't do what my son did and submerge it in water. Then it will definitely not work!

She can use it to take photos. There are 2 cameras switch between the front and rear lenses with the dedicated switching button which are great for selfies.

It has a 2.4" TFT color screen. The front camera photos of 1600 x 1200 pixels, and the rear camera 640 x 480 pixels.
There is also a built in flash too.

​It's great for entertaining on the go as there are 5 games she can play.
Once the photos are taken, there are lots of options allowing you to enhance your photos with a variety of frames, stamps and wacky effects.
It also features voice recording with 5 different voice changing effects, movie taking and stop frame animation.
Additionally, there’s automatic shut-off after 3 minutes without operation in Camera or Movie modes to preserve battery life

Cars

Why let all the boys have all the fun. Don't rule out traditional boys toys. One idea is a remote control cars. If she doesn't want a traditional boy themed car,  there are lots of themed remote control car toys aimed at girls.

Remote Control Car

​This is a a fab remote control car for a young child.

It has a really easy to control remote control. There are two button functions go straight or spin.

Drive forward and go on some exciting spins along the way.

Lots of fun!

2 Cartoon R/C Control - Each with Different Frequencies So Both Can Race Together

These are cute remote control race cars and are an especially good choice if there is more than one child in the house.

The cars makes realistic police siren sounds, honking music sounds and has flashing headlights.

There are two vehicles. One is a police car with two removable police man action figures. The other is a  racing car with 2 race car driver figures and remote control.

The vehicles have different frequencies so both vehicles could be played with at once.

Plasma Car

The plasma car is cool ride on toy for 4 year old kids.

It works on smooth, flat surfaces  (either indoors and outdoors).

It’s easy to use – just prop your feet up on the footrests and turn the steering wheel to get moving.

Kids and adults can have a go on this toy, it's not just for small children. It supports up to 220 lb / 100 kg

Dolls

4 year old girls do love dolls and there are lots of different types. Doll sets such as polly pockets are popular. 4 years old is a great age for a first barbie doll or what about getting a lifelike newborn doll with lots of accessories for 4 year old girls to play Mom with.

Baby Alive Magical Mixer Doll

Last Christmas, my niece who was then 4, got a realistic baby doll that you feed and it wets. Nine months on it's still one of her favorite toys and she looks after it and plays with it lots. She has asked for a bed for her doll for Christmas.
This doll is very similar to the doll she has. The doll comes with a bottle and a diaper and she drinks and wets.

Little ones will love changing her, feeding her, and taking care of her just like a real mommy

​L.O.L. Surprise! Glam Glitter Series Doll with 7 Surprises

The LOL suprise toys are the surprise toy hit the kids love.

Each one comes with a doll and accessories for it (9 surprises in total).

This one includes the doll, tiara, fashion clothes and a cup.

Feed or bathe your L.O.L. Surprise! glam glitter doll to discover if she cries, spits, tinkles, or color changes.

Dolls House

 

The Barbie Dreamhouse is really cool. It's 3.75 feet tall.

There's three stories, a working elevator,  a pool with a slide and party room with a DJ booth.

There are lots of interactive parts in the dollhouse and play features like a bunk bed that folds down from the wall and a BBQ grill the reverses to reveal a dessert buffet.

Outdoor Toys

There are some great options of toys that will encourage physical exercise and burn off all the exercise energy 4 year old girls have.
Suggestions include a stomp rocket, trampoline, her first bike, a scooter, some chalk for outdoor chalking or her first rollerskates.
Scooters are another idea. Both my 4 year old son and niece love their scooters and ride them to the park all the time! We bought my son a scooter for his 4th birthday and it's one of the most used presents he received.

First Adjustable Rollerskates

These are the perfect training skates. They have adjustable sizing with a small pair for sizes 10 to 13  so should have growing room for most 4 year olds. You can also purchase a medium pair for sizes 1 to 4.

They have urethane wheels which makes them great for skating outdoors.

There are different color options include pink and blue / grey.

Scooter

4 years old is a great age to get a scooter.

There are some great 2 and 3 wheel scooters that are perfect for this age.

The scooter featured has an adjustable handlebar so you can make sure it's the right height for your child.

It comes in different colors too.

Toy Cash Register

Toy cash registers also make great toys for 4 year old girls as they will love using them to play shop. These toys are very good educationally as it teaches children about money and change. Its good for number recognition and as children get older they can learn about addition, subtraction and other maths concepts.

​Dalmatian Vet Kit, 15-Piece

Kids have an amazing imagination at age 4. Toys that facilitate imaginative play are often very much a huge hit. Another idea is the dalmation and vet kit below.

 

This set features a plush dog and cat, pretend play vet equipment and a tote bag for easy storage.

It's a great set for teaching kids about caring for pets and animals and is fantastic for imaginative play too.

Superhero Costumes

4 year olds often love dressing up in different kinds of costumes.

These superhero costumes are perfect for dress up and imaginative play.

Little Live Pets - My Kissing Puppy -

 

Another really cute gift ideas is the little live pets puppy
This is a very realistic gift that will give you all the fun of having a puppy without the responsibility.

The puppy giggles when you touch his tummy and pat his head. He’s super soft and cuddly.

There are 25 plus sounds and actions

Art Toys

Many 4 year olds love drawing and there are obviously lots of drawing gifts that are perfect for this age.

Pens, pencils, paints and paper will all be used and enjoyed.

If she loves drawing, a desk can be a brilliant gift idea.

The one featured includes a removable cup holder where she can store her art supplies such as pens or pencils. It also has a storage bin underneath the seat.

 

Crayola Inspiration Art Case

This is a fantastic art kit for any young child that loves to draw, create, color and doodle.

It contains 64 crayola crayons, 20 crayola short colored pencils, 40 crayola washable markers, and 15 large sheets of paper.

The case ensures every pen, crayon and pencil has it's own place. Every items snaps into place so it's easy to keep organised. Nothing gets jumbled up inside.

A great idea for any budding artist.

Games

There are tons of cool board games for 4 year olds, it's hard to pick out just one for this article.

What is great about Hoot Owl Hoot! is that it's a cooperative board games so kids have to work as a team to help the owls fly back to their nest before the sun comes up.

If they are successful everybody wins so you don't have to worry about young children getting upset if they lose.

There's two levels of play so the game can grow with your child too.
The game is the winner of seven awards, so you can't go wrong. ​

​ Pretty Princess Board Game

 

The pretty princess game is a fun game with no reading required.

Spin the spinner and move around the board. Play and collect all your jewelry in one color and the crown to win. You can wear the jewelry you collect.

Be careful of the dark ring. You can't become a princess when  you wear the dark ring.

Easy and fun to play.

Think Fun Zingo

This is matching game that brings fast paced excitement and learning to the traditional game of bingo.

Kids will love sliding the zinger to get the tiles to play.

Each tile has a picture and the corresponding word. Kids have to fill up their card with the correct pictures. The first one to do so shouts zingo and is the winner.

It's great for developing language. Non readers can play with just the pictures but as kids get older they can play with the words too. So it can help with learning to read words.

It's also great to develop concentration.

Butterfly Garden

The butterfly garden is a fun way for both kids and adults to explore nature. Watch caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies over the course of about 3 weeks.

The kit comes with a voucher to order the caterpillars online when you are ready to start the kit. (There is an additional cost for processing to be aware of).

When you have the butterflies, it's fascinating to be able to watch the caterpillars transform into chrystalides to beautiful painted lady butterflies.

Books

There are tons of books for 4 year old girls that make lovely gifts. Check out a few ideas below:

When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth

4 year old girls love to feel grown up and they know they are not a baby anymore.

They will delight in this book as it celebrates the fact that they know and can do so much.

It makes a great discussion starter as you can ask them about their memories and what they enjoy doing at 4 years old.

Little Kids First Book of Why

Anybody who spends time with a 4 year old knows they can be very inquisitive and love to ask questions.

The Little Kids First Book of Why is a fab read to help engage their curiosity. There are tons of questions and answers to explore.

It's jam packed full of colorful pictures to grab their attention and keep them engaged.

Adults will enjoy sharing the information and perhaps finding out some facts for themselves too!

Rosie Revere Engineer

This is a favorite with both kids and parents. It's award winning plus it's a great book to encourage girls.

Rosie Revere dreamed of becoming a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends.

​Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose (AKA Rosie the Riveter!), who shows her that the first flop isn’t something to fear—it’s something to celebrate. And you can only truly fail, if you quit.

 

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