The Best Gifts for 4-Year-Old Girls
This age group is all about creative play, whether they're building a skyscraper or pretending to pour tea. But they're also developing likes and dislikes at this point, meaning you have to think a little harder about what's right for your 4-year-old girl in particular. Does she love building? Try the SparkleBot. If dollhouse play is her thing, we've found the latest from the wildly popular fuzzy little Calico Critters line. And let's face it, whether she's a fairy or superhero in training, you can never go wrong with a glitter cape.
Made for princess-loving girls (or burgeoning superheroes with a feel for drama), this cape is basically the embodiment of dress up. Pink, glittery, and trimmed in faux fur and metallic silver, it's the kind of piece we're sure will see many living room productions.
Sweet Treat Doll
These 10 inch dolls (meet Marsha Mello, Peppa-Mint, Jessicake, and Donatina) are snack time-themed and come with their own interactive toy treats. (Marsha Mello, for instance, has a cake pop she can bite and a "babyccino" drink). Weird? Maybe, but 4-year-olds love weird stuff.
For The Stasher
Your 4-year-old will love winding up this jewelry box and watching the little unicorn spin to a twinkly tune as she tucks her treasures, or, you know, legos in here for safe keeping. And if unicorns aren't your 4 year-old's cup of tea, this jewelry box comes in more themes—mermaid, ballerina, horses, owls and more.
This brilliant STEM toy allows your 4-year-old to building her science skills while she plays. The chunky knob on this microscope are easy for little hands to adjust, and kids have a blast viewing things (get those garden snails ready) at up to eight times magnification.
Little fans of the animated kids' show "PJ Masks" will love owning superhero Owlette's vehicle, the Owl Glider. The set (part of the Speed Booster collection) includes the glider, plus an Owlette figure. Catboy and Gekko Speed Booster vehicles are also available.
Engineers in the making get a kid-safe screwdriver to work on this little plastic robot of their own. Available in blue and green or pink and purple, this robot has a swiveling head and movable limbs so kids can continue stomping on imaginary cities even after the building is done.
Her Calico Critter babies will be happy to catch a ride on this precious pastel bus. From the new nursery line, the double decker Sunshine Nursery Bus can hold 12 figurine babies (though those aren't included) Remove the seats and there's even a pool in there. The upper deck chairs can be flipped over and used as a seesaw. Tricked out, indeed.
For The Artist
Basically catnip for 4-year-olds, this glowing art pad is perfect for travel. Drawings and doodles are illuminated on the MagicPad, which comes with pens, stencil cards, an eraser cloth, and a storage case. Kids can use the included stencils or draw freehand, then press the color-change button to choose from eight different light effects.
Didn't find what you were looking for? We've got you covered. We compiled a guide of the hottest toys this holiday season, as well as gift guides for two-year-old girls, six-year-old girls, three-year-old girls, six-year-old boys, five-year-old boys, five-year-old girls and three-year-old boys.