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Four-year-olds are at that fun age where they are starting to expand their interests, and their attention spans. Officially out of toddlerhood and entering preschool, they are beginning to show more independence and enjoy more interactive, imaginative play, and educational toys. This opens up a whole new world of options for gift giving.
In this gift guide, we’ve selected the best gifts for 4-year-old girls. Whether looking for the perfect gift for Christmas, Easter, birthday, or any other occasion, you will find a range of great gift ideas to choose from. From pretend play, outdoor toys, STEM toys, and beyond, it’s all covered in this gift guide for 4-year-old-girls.
By Amanda Horner • Published Jan 2 2023
Little girls will enjoy hours of pretend play fun in their very own castle play tent. Whether playing dress-up and imagining she is a princess in a fairy tale or relaxing in her own special space for some quiet time, this will be one of her favorite toys of the year! This whimsical play tent can be used for indoor or outdoor play and is available on Amazon.
Every little girl needs a special place to keep her treasures safe, so this whimsical jewelry box is the perfect gift idea for 4-year-old girls. Your little one will love the magical details and design, including a spinning unicorn and musical tune. This is the perfect place to store her necklaces, bracelet, and other keepsakes.
A pogo jumper is a great gift idea for when your little one is quite literally bouncing off the walls! This durable and safe pogo stick is designed for kids 3-year-old and up and is a great indoor or outdoor toy for active play. This toy not only promotes healthy activity, but it also helps develop hand eye coordination, balance, and gross motor skills.
For a special Christmas or birthday gift, your 4-year-old girl will love to receive their very own tablet, with access to age-appropriate books, videos, music and games. Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids tablet is the perfect choice for your little one as it is easy to use and is loaded with features both kids and parents will appreciate.
Melissa & Doug’s Fresh Mart Grocery Store is a wonderful kids gift idea for pretend playtime. This high-quality wooden play set is loaded with realistic features for little kids to role play shopping for and ringing up groceries at their very own grocery store. Four-year-olds will enjoy hours of pretend play with their siblings and friends!
Four-year-old girls will love this exciting Lego set from the popular Disney movie, Frozen. Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Wonderland lets young fans recreate their favorite scenes or tell their own stories using imaginative play. The age-appropriate building set includes easy to follow instructions as they learn to build.
This educational toy by Melissa & Doug is a great hands-on learning activity to explore shapes and colors by completing colorful pattern templates or making your own creation. The sturdy wooden pieces are great for little hands, and help develop fine motor skills, spatial awareness, color recognition and problem solving.
Crayola Scribble Scrubbies are a great gift idea for a creative 4-year-old girl! The playset comes with four adorable safari animal figures that can be colored with included washable markers. Then, give the animals a bath in the palm tree tub and the color washes away. The animals can be colored and cleaned again and again for hours of creative playtime fun.
Four-year-old girls will love this create-your-own necklace set featuring their favorite Disney princesses. The colorful beads, silicone necklaces, and character charms can be mixed and matched to make a custom creation, then easily take apart and make something new. This is a great dress-up gift little girls will love to share with their friends.
This veterinary play set is a great gift idea for young animal lovers. 4-year-old boys and girls alike will enjoy pretend play this 24-piece set, which includes two adorable plush pets and all the accessories needed for an aspiring vet to treat and care for their stuffed animals. This toy is also great for helping kids develop empathy.
The Yumology! Sweets Lab from Learning Resources teaches little ones the science of sweet, tasty treats. This hands-on STEM toy includes seven kid-safe edible experiments that let them practice kitchen science skills like measuring, mixing, freezing, and more. This interactive and educational toy is recommended for 4 to 8-year-olds.
Little kids can write, doodle, and create over and over again with an erasable writing tablet. The attached stylus can be used to draw or write on the multi-color screen, then erase with the push of a button to begin a new creation. A doodle board is a great gift idea for home, and its small size also makes it perfect for traveling.
This super-size game will bring super-size fun for four-year-olds! Little ones hop across a giant floor mat as they practice taking turns and using colors, shapes, counting, problem-solving, and gross motor skills. This interactive game by Learning Resources is easy to play and gets kids moving and having fun!
This classic Lego building block playset inspires playful building and learning. The 333-piece set comes with six ocean themed build ideas, including a yellow submarine, whale, turtle and seahorse, plus additional bags of Lego pieces for free-building. This is a great set to introduce Legos to your 4-year-old daughter!
Inspired by Disney’s Little Mermaid, this inflatable splash pad and sprinkler is the perfect outdoor toy for a 4-year-old girl. The lagoon features a slide to the splash pad and an inflatable Flounder that sprays water when attached to a garden hose. Little ones will enjoy hours of backyard fun with this unique gift idea!
The ultimate dollhouse for a Barbie loving 4-year-old girl, Barbie’s Dream House has it all. With 10 indoor and outdoor play areas and tons of customizable and unique features, this fully furnished dollhouse provides endless opportunities for imaginative play and storytelling.
Magnetic building tiles are one of the best toys for four-year-olds. They are a great educational toy for learning shapes, colors, and patterns, and encouraging creativity in little ones. This colorful house building set is a unique playset for creating magnetic houses, with fun additions such as reusable stickers, stairs, and doors to make one-of-a kind creations.
Add some sparkle to an ordinary day or dress up for pretend play with this adorable butterfly dress. Featuring beautiful sparkly details and purple iridescent wings, little girls will love transforming into a magical butterfly in this special dress. This is a great gift idea for Easter or a birthday gift.
Squishmallows are squishable, huggable plush toys that come in a variety of shapes, colors, costumes, and sizes, like this adorable hamster disguised in a dinosaur hoodie costume. These stuffed animals are trendy and collectible and make excellent gift ideas for 3-year-old girls and up. There are so many to choose from to find the perfect gift for your little one!
Little nature lovers will love learning about plant science with this hands-on window garden kit. This gift from KiwiCo includes everything your little one needs to assemble DIY suction cup window planters and grow green bean and squash plants. Then, learn to take care of their plants, identify plant parts, and enjoy the tasty, healthy, vegetables.
Inspired by characters from your little one’s favorite Eric Carle stories like Brown Bear and the Very Hungry Caterpillar, this matching game is a great gift idea for young girls and boys alike. This easy to learn game helps preschoolers practice their focus, memory, and matching skills.
Whether carrying to preschool, going to grandma’s house, or just out on an adventure for the day, this little backpack is the perfect size for your little one to carry all her essentials in style. The cute koala bear design is covered in plush fabric, so it is super soft, furry and extra adorable.
Peaceable Kingdom’s Busy Busy Bake Shop is a cooperative board game, which means everyone plays together against the game. The whole family will have fun working together to save the tasty donuts from the hungry mouse. Children learn counting, color and pattern matching, cooperation and simple strategy in this cute board game for four-year-olds.
This adorable playset is a unique gift idea for a 4-year-old girl. Designed to look like a tree, the playset pops open to reveal a living space for adorable critters. Your little one will love the tiny details perfect for little hands as she enjoys hours of creative, imaginative play. Parents will love that everything stores easily inside the treetop.
The Play-Doh Play 'N Store table is a great little activity table for kids 3-year-old and up. Little kids will have a blast getting creative with the included 8 colors of Play-Doh and more than 25 tools on their very own play table. Then when they’re done, everything stores easily inside the two compartments. This is a great gift idea kids and parents will love!
This 27-piece floor puzzle by Melissa & Doug is a fun way for the 4 year-old-girl in your life to learn and practice her letters. The alphabet express is 10 feet long when complete, and each piece features a different animal representing each letter. She will love completing this educational toy puzzle again and again!
Rainy days won’t get your little one down when she gets to wear this adorable Minnie Mouse raincoat from the Disney collection. Pair with the matching umbrella and rain boots for the perfect gift combination! This coat comes in a range of sizes and can be easily gifted to girls from 2-year-old up to 10-year-old.
This 5-minute story collection includes twelve stories from the popular children’s series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood which can each be read aloud in five minutes. Little ones will love to follow along with Daniel as he goes on new adventures as you encourage a love of reading in your four-year-old.
Four-year-old girls will go crazy for this adorable My Little Pony Blanket! She will love to cuddle up with this super soft silk touch sherpa throw featuring Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle surrounded by butterflies and flowers. A perfect gift idea to bring coziness and fun to her bedroom.
Great as an indoor or outdoor toy, this pop-up bean bag toss game is the perfect gift idea for a four-year-old. The adorable design lets little ones “feed” the chameleon flies and bugs by tossing eight color coded and numbered bean bags to the colorful target. This activity is great for developing hand-eye coordination, number recognition and counting skills.
This deluxe nursey play set has everything your little one needs to care for her dolls. The set includes a stroller, travel bed, play gym, bouncer, and diaper bag, plus other fun accessories for feeding, changing, and playing. She will love to role play being a mama to her favorite dolls through caring pretend play.
A keyboard is a great early learning gift for your little one who is interested in music. This keyboard is the perfect size for little hands to practice fine motor skills and explore different notes and instrument sounds. It even includes a detachable microphone to put on a full musical performance!
This unicorn bubble machine will create hours of awesome bubble fun for little kids to enjoy! The battery-operated machine will automatically create a continuous steam of bubbles without all the work and sticky mess, and little girls will love the cute unicorn design. A great outdoor toy for a party or any play time!
A great gift idea for 4-year-old girls for creative and imaginative play is a puppet theater, like this sturdy wooden set by Melissa & Doug. Little kids will love using hand puppets to tell stories and put on a show for their family and friends. Add on a few sets of hand puppet for the ultimate Christmas or birthday gift!