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The Very Best Gifts for the Energetic 4-Year-Old Girl in Your Life

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Toys Galore for Girls That Are 4

The world is one giant playground for preschool girls, though it can still prove tricky trying to find a gift that’ll capture (and hold) their attention. So where to start? Channel their energy into the educational toys, instruments, and books on this curated list, from dinosaur explorer kits to talking microscopes. Whatever you decide to buy, know that we've  to find the best gifts for 4-year-old girls.


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Budsies
Budsies

Custom Stuffed Animals

$160 from Budsies

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Bring your child's creative sketches to life with Budsies, which creates custom stuffed animals based on drawings and other artwork. Each handmade stuffed toy is transformed into a 16-inch, 3D version — though you can upgrade to a 30-inch stuffed animal — for a present that celebrates your kid's one-of-a-kind artistry.

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Peculiar Pets
Amazon

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Peculiar Pets

$24 from Amazon

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Need to get a 4-year-old girl more psyched about taking a bath? Have her practice on her new pet friends — a dragon, narwhal, yeti, and a unicorn — which can be decorated with markers then “sent for a bath” (aka scrubbed clean so she can color them in all over again).

Eeboo Memory & Matching Game
Amazon

Eeboo Memory & Matching Game

$18 from Amazon

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“I Never Forget a Face” helps sharpen memory and facial recognition, inviting kids to match 24 faces from across the world with their home countries. This memory game was a winner of the Oppenheim Gold Award for Best Toy.

Axel Adventures Dinosaur Explorer Kit
Etsy

Axel Adventures Dinosaur Explorer Kit

$26 from Etsy

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This excavation box lets children recreate their own “Jurassic Park” experience — without the man-eating T-rexes, of course. Each kit comes with dinosaur figures, an excavation brush, dinosaur eggs, a magnifying glass, and other items that’ll spark her imagination.

LittleLens Kids Digital Camera
Little Learners

LittleLens Kids Digital Camera

$37 from Little Learners

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Before she gets hooked on Instagram and TikTok, let her develop her photography skills with this colorful digital camera. In addition to taking photos and video, the camera also comes with five classic mini games.


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Baking and Fractions
KiwiCo, Inc.

Baking and Fractions

$50 from KiwiCo

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This gift is a win-win: She can play around with a wooden baking set ( ingredients, spoons, a stand mixer, and a candle-topped cake) and bolster her math skills. The kit comes with recipe cards to help burgeoning chefs identify ingredients and simple fractions.


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Educational Insights Playfoam
Amazon

Educational Insights Playfoam

$9 from Amazon

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This eight-pack of ultra-squishy playfoam comes in a variety of colors, providing 4-year-old girls with plenty of sensory stimulation to engage their creativity. Plus, the no-stick formula means you won’t be scraping playfoam remnants of your walls anytime soon.

Glow Sketch Glow In The Dark Doodle Pillowcase Dream Cloud
Etsy

Glow Sketch Glow In The Dark Doodle Pillowcase Dream Cloud

$18 from Etsy

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This dreamy pillowcase invites kids to doodle with luminescent ink (glow pen included). The designs fade after five to 10 minutes, so she’ll have plenty of canvas space to draw on before nodding off to sleep.


Related: The Best Gifts for 8-Year-Old Girls

Raduga Grez Handmade Wooden Tea Set
Odin Parker
The Little Girl Who Dared to Dream
Wonderbly

The Little Girl Who Dared to Dream

$38 from Wonderbly

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Gift this charming book to the adventurous 4-year-old in your life. The personalized story follows a child traveling along a rainbow road, all while helping out various characters she meets along the way. At the end of the book, she’ll discover that each letter of her name corresponds to one of the strengths detailed in the story. 


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Frog and Toad Storybook Favorites
Amazon

Frog and Toad Storybook Favorites

$9 and up from Amazon

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The Frog and Toad stories are classics, and this collection comes with four of Arnold Lobel’s beloved books (plus stickers!): “Frog and Toad Are Friends,” “Frog and Toad Together,” “Frog and Toad All Year,” and “Days with Frog and Toad.” Your 4-year-old will learn about the value of friendship from a pair of unlikely pals, all while developing her reading comprehension skills.

VTech KidiGo Walkie Talkies
Target

VTech KidiGo Walkie Talkies

$24 from Target

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Four-year-olds can be quite the chatterboxes. These user-friendly walkie talkies will help them talk it out with a friend up to 500 feet away through a safe and secure digital connection. Pre-set animated messages are also available to send.


Related: The Best Gifts for 6-Year-Old Girls

Flower Garden Building
Amazon

Flower Garden Building

$33 from Amazon

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This colorful mix-and-match set arrives with all the parts necessary to build a bountiful garden, featuring plastic flower parts — stamens, pistils, petals, and leaves — along with flower bed receptacles. The parts can be easily cleaned with water or thrown in the dishwasher.

GeoSafari Binoculars
Amazon

Geosafari Jr. Kidnoculars

$15 from Amazon

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Keep her eyes peeled with these kid-friendly kidnoculars, complete with a breakaway neck strap to ensure they won’t get left behind at the playground. The enlarged eye pieces and placement guides make it easy for any 4-year-old to spot birds in the backyard or get a closer look at animals at the zoo. 


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Matching Medical Set
Maisonette

Matching Medical Set

$43 from Maisonette

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Twinsies! This medical play set comes with a child-sized lab coat and a matching doll-sized lab coat for her mini-me, along with matching stethoscopes and syringes. Best suited for 18-inch dolls or plush toys.

Coding Critters MagiCoders
Amazon

Coding Critters MagiCoders

$44 from Amazon

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It’s never too early to get girls interested in coding. This unicorn-themed coding spellbook leads young’uns through 12 preschool-level coding “spells” that will make Skye the unicorn light up, chase a ball, dance, and more.

Giant Crazy Crayon Set
Made Modern

Giant Crazy Crayon Set

$30 from Made Modern

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There are crayons and then there are crayons. This delightful set comes with three oversized crayons, each sporting 64 colors melted together. Her small hands will be able to grip these easily, making arts and crafts time that much more fun. 

Fairy Garden Stamp-a-Scene
Amazon

Fairy Garden Stamp-a-Scene

$25 from Amazon

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Give her drawing game a boost with this 26-piece wooden set featuring stamps, pencils, and a stamp pad with washable inks. Each stamp relates to a fairy garden theme, with pictures that depict garden creatures, flora, and, of course, an array of fairies.


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Sky Nook
Fat Brain Toys

Sky Nook

$40 from Fat Brain Toys

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This cozy hideout can provide a quiet place for your 4-year-old to read, hangout, and generally let her imagination roam. Hang it up outside or in a playroom; hardware and rope not included.

Teeter Popper
Fat Brain Toys

Teeter Popper

$40 from Fat Brain Toys

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The Teeter Popper can help channel her energy through rocking, tilting, wobbling, and spinning on this fun toy, which features silicone suction cups that emit popping sounds as the toy moves. Another bonus? It helps develop motor skills, core strength, and coordination. 


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Unicorn Pillow Case
Etsy

Unicorn Pillow Case

$24 and up from Etsy

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For little girls who can’t get enough of unicorns, this sparkly pillow case will ensure she hangs out with her favorite mythical creature while she’s settling in for the night. The sequined pillowcase covers are customized with a selection of colors, and shoppers can choose whether the pillowcase arrives stuffed or unstuffed.


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Double-Sided Drawing Easel
Tiny Land

Double-Sided Drawing Easel

$160 from Tiny Land

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Who knows if she’ll grow up to be the next Frida Kahlo, but she’s gotta start somewhere, right? Nurture her artistic skills with this adjustable, double-sided easel, which comes with a magnetic dry-erase board, chalkboard, child-safe paper cutter, locking paper-roll holder, wooden trays, three painting cups, and a paper roll.


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Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set
Walmart

Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set

$29 from Walmart

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If the 4-year-old in your life loves animals, she’ll happily dive into this vet play set. Inside the 24-piece set she’ll find a stuffed dog and cat, stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, bandages, a cast, and more, all held in a tote bag.

Lego Classic Creative Brick Box
Target

Lego Classic Creative Brick Box

$35 from Target

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Legos haven’t lost their luster since they were first introduced in the 1930s; in fact, the sets have become increasingly more complex. Go back to basics with this classic box, with 484 pieces that she can use to build whatever she sets her mind to. The set includes tires, wheel rims, windows, and more.

Mermaid Friends Petit Collage Floor Puzzle
Amazon

Mermaid Friends Petit Collage Floor Puzzle

$18 from Amazon

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Made with 24 large, sturdy puzzle pieces, this mermaid-themed puzzle invites 4-year-olds to develop their critical thinking skills and hand-eye coordination. The box comes with a soft cotton rope handle that makes it easy for little ones to carry around. 


Related: Gifts for People Who Love Jigsaw Puzzles

Janod Ukulele Music Set
Amazon

Janod Ukulele Music Set

$36 from Amazon

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Colorful polka dots adorn this kid-friendly ukulele, which she can strum as she makes up her own melodies and songs. She’ll be learning the chords to “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” before you know it. 


Related: Gift Ideas for Music Lovers

Talking Microscope
Amazon

Talking Microscope

$34 from Amazon

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Introduce youngsters to STEM topics with this educational toy that encourages an interest in biology and botany. Some 60 full-color, up-close images of animals and plants are accompanied by Bindi Irwin's narration, which is also programmable in up to four languages. Reviewers give this toy high marks for its combination of learning and fun.

Play-Doh Drill-'n-Fill Dentist Toy
Amazon

Play-Doh Drill-'n-Fill Dentist Toy

$11 from Amazon

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With this Play-Doh kit, kids can learn about dental hygiene while also playing dentist. The set includes 10 dental tools, from a toothbrush that squeezes Play-Doh to a manual drill, so kids can let their imaginations run wild.


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