These are the best toys for 4 year old boys! With so many toy options available, it’s hard sometimes to come up with a good idea for a birthday or Christmas present for your 4 year old boys. We have hand-picked each and every toy for this toy guide with age appropriate toys for your children. Here you will find an array of toys, from building toys that promote fine motor and cognitive skills, first board games promoting teamwork to outdoor toys that assist furthering their gross motor skills. And, all of the toys you can find here are high quality toys which grow with your child.
Toys For 4 Year Old Boys
We start our recommended toys for 4 year old boys list with a classic toy – LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box. There are so many benefits of using building blocks, from strengtening fine motor skills to developing cognitive skills, and for this reason, this type of toy is an essential for every little builder.
Invite kids to solve a puzzle and build their own dinosaurs! Perfect toy to share with friends who love dinosaurs as much as your kids. Dinosaur Toy Kit helps children to improve hand-eye coordination and to evolve their problem solving skills. Book with coloring pages and facts about dinosaurs is included in this set.
Another classic toy, always on top of recommended toy lists for 4 year old children, are Lincoln Logs. This high quality wooden toy helps children with strengthening hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, spatial awareness and exercise their imagination! 153 pieces set comes in handy tin can where kids can store pieces after playtime.
When my son was younger, the train was a central part of our toy room.
Encourage little scientists with their own lab center! Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab works wonders for homeschoolers, although it will find its place in preschool and kindergarten as well. Helpful with science, technology, engineering and math early learning, Wonder Lab includes 20 fun, hands-on STEM experiments using common household ingredients.
It is somewhat hard to find a board game for 4 year olds but with Richard Scarry’s Busytown, Eye Found It children will have so much fun and build confidence every time they say, “I found it!”. This board game encourages teamwork, promotes attention to small details and reinforces object identification and matching skills. If you’re looking for game siblings can share, this is a perfect match!
Like we all know from our own experience, 4 year olds are super active and full of energy. For this reason, we are going to introduce several toys which will help them burn that extra energy and promote gross motor skills. First of them is Celemoon Baseball Play Set. This lightweight set made of soft foam is perfect for beginners!
4 year olds begin to LOVE board games a lot and finding age appropriate games are important. Not only is Sneaky Squirrel fun, my kids loved Don’t Break The Ice too. I have a whole list of favorite toddler and preschool board games.
27. Spin Painter
Using a spin painter is another fun activity. Yes, it’s a little messy but children enjoy their unique creations. Don’t have a spin painter? You could also use a salad spinner!
The art easel is such a fun way for kids to role play (pretending to be a teacher), create art, paint and so much more. This is a must have in your home. Check out our favorite art supplies here. I have an art and drawing list here on Amazon that you can check out too. I include my favorite markers, trays, art books, etc. 4 year old girls will love this too!
29. Art Cart
31. Pie Face Game
Who says a toy for children can only be enjoyed by children? This pie face game is SO much fun because of all those laughs! Who is going to get hit in the face with some whipped cream? Oh the anticipation, the wonder, the excitement! This one’s great to play with the whole family. Have grandma coming over? Let her play too!
Does your four year old son have a toy that isn’t on my list of favorite toys for 4 year old boys? Let me know in the comments what I should add!