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25 Best Toys for 4-Year-Old Girls in 2020

Updated 14 April 2020

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When kids get to the age of four, they can’t get enough of hopping, throwing balls, climbing and swinging on whatever they can get hold of. A toy that helps them to release their energy as well as learn through play is ideal for this age group. A toy that challenges their attention span and follows basic instructions is ideal. We’ve put together 26 options that are perfect for 4-year-old girls (and boys too).

1Leapfrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Set

This fun and imaginative ice cream set helps your little girl create tasty combinations all the while learning to count and sequence things. Your toddler can scoop ice cream and even choose six different cute animals from the order cards. They can also develop their counting skills by pressing the syrup pump and there’s even a coin button for them to press as well.

What we love

  • Realistic set for kids to learn from
  • Very educational and interactive

We dont like this as much

  • A little smaller than expected

2Peaceable Kingdom Alphabet Bingo!

Your kids will be well on the way to learning letter recognition and object association with this alphabet bingo game. There are several variations of bingo included – including Letter Sound Bingo, Cooperative Bingo, and Picture Bingo. In this bingo game, individual players select a letter, and if they have that letter on their card, they cross the accompanying letter off on their list. Get four in a row and you’re a winner!

What we love

  • Fun for everyone in the family
  • Applicable for different age groups

We dont like this as much

  • Sometimes the disc pieces can get stuck

3Cutetitos

Cutitos is designed with mystery in mind! With the latest craze around mystery toys, this stuffed animal set lives up to the hype. Unroll the burrito-like wrapping to reveal 12 different collectible animals, including Chihuahua Catito Puppito and a Sealito Pigito and many more. Each stuffed pet also has a “Hot Spot” that tells your four-year-old how spicy the animal is.  

What we love

  • Plush toys are soft and adorable
  • Very creative packaging

We dont like this as much

  • Difficult to wrap up neatly again once unfolded

4 Unicorn Coloring Book

Unicorns are also another up and coming trend with four-year-olds now and your toddler can take full advantage of this wonderful coloring book full of so many unicorns. And the coloring helps promote their fine motor skills and will allow their creative skills to come to life. The book contains 50 individual designs so your child will be entertained for quite some time with this book.

What we love

  • Wide variety of pictures available
  • Very affordable price for a book of this type

We dont like this as much

  • Could use more coloring sheets

5Mini Micro Original

The Micro brand scooter is known for its smooth design and gliding ability and will help your four-year-old child start to learn how to shift their weight and develop their balancing abilities. The three-wheeled design makes it easy for small toddlers to master and can hold weights up to 44lbs. It also has a solid two-year warranty so durability is not a question with this scooter.

What we love

  • Very easy to ride and steer
  • Brakes work really well

We dont like this as much

  • Maneuvering can take some practice

6Twisty Petz

Each three-pack of Twisty Petz includes a surprise pet for your four-year-old girl and even has a limited-edition lip gloss set! And, as the name would suggest, they’re totally twistable and can be snapped together to make a variety of shapes. Your child will be able to add cute and adorable pets like unicorns, otters, fawns, and so much more. And they can make a bracelet out of them or even wear them on their backpack for on-the-go fun!

What we love

  • You can create little characters from the beads
  • You can also create little necklaces and bracelets

We dont like this as much

  • Durability of the beads could be better

7TECBOSS Microphone

There’s no question that children love noise, and especially music! This cute karaoke microphone will allow your child to make music, even if they’re not wanting to play an instrument. The simple handle microphone has buttons to adjust the music, echo, and volume and allows your four-year-old to easily switch between songs. The sound has been improved by over 30% with the 8W speaker and will be all the rage at your next birthday party event.

What we love

  • Very impressive sound quality
  • Also very easy to sync up

We dont like this as much

  • Mic could be lighter for smaller kids

8B. Toys by Battat - B. Pet Vet Toy

Your little four-year-old will be able to play out their imaginative vet scenarios with this wonderful vet toy doctor kit. The cute set includes everything your child will need to get the adorable animals back to perfect health. In the set your child will find an X-ray, thermometer, a syringe, and stethoscope to build their creative skills. And after playtime is over, the pieces all collect and store inside the clinic.

What we love

  • Helps build hand-eye coordination
  • Allows for educational opportunities

We dont like this as much

  • The set could include more pets

9Littolo - Unicorn Adventure Kit

This adorable Unicorn Adventure Kit has everything your child could ever dream of to take during their outdoor exploration time. The kit includes binoculars, a magnifying glass, a compass, a bug catcher, and so much more. Most importantly, the kit encourages your four-year-old to put down the toys and really just explore the outside world and enter a magical place at the same time.

What we love

  • Makes for the most adorable unicorn gift
  • Encourages outdoor play time

We dont like this as much

  • Materials could be more durable

10Klutz Make Your Own Soap

This cute soap craft kit was the 2017 National Parenting Center award winner and it’s easy to see why! The kit includes bath bombs and cool saps that are on so many wish lists these days. So now your four-year-old girl can create their very own cute soaps from shapes like stars and cat faces and even take part in simple science experiments.

What we love

  • Many different designs to choose from
  • Soap smells really great

We dont like this as much

  • The instructions could be more concise

11Activ-Life Activ Flyer Flying Rings

There is simply no better way to get your four-year-old outside than to include these awesome flying rings. They’re the world’s easiest flyers to throw and get your little one introduced to the concept of Frisbee! The flying rings are great outdoor fun for many age groups and is for all skill levels. They float in the water too so you’ll be able to take them on the next family vacation.

What we love

  • Material doesn’t hurt when catching
  • Very lightweight design

We dont like this as much

  • Construction could be made more durable

12VTech Kidizoom Camera Pix

This cute little Kidizoom camera will allow your four-year-old to take their very own digital photographs. The camera includes all of the functions you’d expect from a digital camera and even has a Selfie mode! So get used to having your smartphone back as this camera will entertain your child with animated and fun photo effects and four different creative apps. The built-in memory and micro memory card slots means you can keep expanding the camera’s memory.

What we love

  • Awesome starter camera for kidsAwesome starter camera for kids
  • The quality build is superb

We dont like this as much

  • The battery cover could be made sturdier

13FoxPrint Princess Castle Play Tent

Your four-year-old will be entertained for hours with their very own castle! The foldable pop up castle provides shelter on outdoor trips and even is decorated with hearts and glow-in-the-dark stars. The tent provides your child with their very own private space and helps encourage role and imaginative play. There is a peep-through window so your child can look outside at the magical world they’ve created. 

What we love

  • Kids really love playing in tents
  • Sturdy design means that it won’t tip

We dont like this as much

  • The design does take up some room

14 Busy Bags Hours of Quiet Activities

This traveling bag is just the thing your four-year-old will crave on your next car or airplane journey. The clear and durable bag is filled with everything your child will ever want to stay entertained for hours. Included is a coloring book, crayons, mini chalkboard, a sticker book and so much more. The kit has been tested on multiple-state road trips and at the busiest airports so be assured your child will stay occupied with this awesome set.

What we love

  • Great for airplane travel
  • Play-Dough keeps kids entertained

We dont like this as much

  • The plastic container could be thicker

15Fisher-Price Barbie Tough Trike

The Barbie Tough Trike is a great alternative if your four-year-old girl is intimidated by bikes. This is a great introduction and is something all girls love and can enjoy outdoor time in. The Trike has cute Sweet Barbie styling and even has a secret storage compartment located under the seat. It comes in frustration-free packaging and is equipped with rugged tires and a wide base for easy riding.

What we love

  • Very easy to put together
  • Solid design means longer durability

We dont like this as much

  • Paddles are harder to reach for kids with shorter legs

16 Advanced Play Fairy Garden Kit

This fairy garden kit is everything your four-year-old girl will ever want from a fairy magical garden! She’ll be able to plant and grow her very own garden with the soil and seeds included in this set. The gardening tools include twoo pink flowerpots, a packet of five magical seed mix, two soils and reusable toadstool. There is even a pink umbrella table and chair set that they will be able to play with as they watch their garden grow.

What we love

  • Very fun and easy to use
  • Great to watch the garden grow

We dont like this as much

  • The set could come with more soil

17 Toyk Aqua Magic Mat

This painting and writing board is the perfect educational entry on our toy list. The interactive set is made for both four-year-old girls and boys and includes reusable fill pens, a jigsaw, a drawing booklet and a drawing template. Your child can draw on the Magic Mat and after three to 10 minutes, it magically disappears! The back of the mat is also water resistant and is clean and safe for kids to use repeatedly.

What we love

  • No mess construction and reusable design
  • Encourages imaginative and creative play

We dont like this as much

  • Magic Mat drawing area could be larger

18Marble Run Set 105 Pcs

This marble run set is the perfect interactive toy set for the entire family! The set is made for your four-year-old child to be able to use repeatedly and is made of a solid, non-toxic construction. Your child can build different shapes and marble race tracks and allows them to break rules and hone their creative skills. It’s also a great choice for educational and learning toys on your list. And it helps with logical thinking and shape recognition.

What we love

  • Very high quality materials
  • Good price for the size of the set

We dont like this as much

  • Instructions could use more written descriptions

19 Click N' Play 8 Piece Girls Pretend Play Purse

This 8-piece pretend play purse will allow your four-year-old girl to put on the same makeup as mommy! The set includes a cute pink purse, smartphone, car keys, hair brush and so much more so your girl will be entertained for a long time to come. The smartphone and keys even make real life sounds and help your child develop their imaginary and cognitive skills.

What we love

  • Interactive design makes for long play time
  • No mess construction

We dont like this as much

  • Batteries are not included

20Little Tikes Spiralin' Seas Waterpark Play Table

This water play table has everything your four-year-old needs to develop their “put-and-take” motor skills while having fun with water! They can drop balls and other characters down the spiral and watch them go around in the water as well. There is even a ferris wheel that functions to scoop up balls and drop them in the water again. The set includes one water cup and five round characters that all squirt water.

What we love

  • Designed for outdoor playtime
  • Very easy to put together

We dont like this as much

  • The drain plug could be more durable

21Playfoam Combo 8-Pack

This educational Playfoam combo pack allows your four-year-old to originally express themselves and their creativity. The cute and squishy Playfoam never dries out and it won’t stick to surfaces either. You can keep making different shapes and designs and start all over again. And, if used correctly, doesn’t make too much of a mess at all. And it’s a perfect Easter basket gift set for boys or girls.

What we love

  • Made for repeated fun
  • High quality materials

We dont like this as much

  • Can be hard to shape the foam

22LCD Doodle Board

This LCD doodle board is all your four-year-old will ever need when it comes to drawing tablets! The LCD construction means that it’s safe on kids’ eyes and makes it easy to hold and doodle. The matte like screen also means that it’s basically like drawing on paper and is made from high quality ABS material. There is also a one-button clear function and reduces the possibility of wall and furniture scribbling.

What we love

  • Easy and lightweight design for kids
  • Very easy to hold for smaller hands

We dont like this as much

  • Writing could come out stronger on display

23Disney Princess Travel Suitcase Play Set

This Disney travel suitcase set is everything your four-year-old girl will want to play out her princess playtime. And what’s more, she can take the whole set on the next family trip too! The suitcase includes 17 play pieces, including a princess passport, sunglasses, country stamps, and so much more. Now your girl can travel in style all the while developing her role playing skills.

What we love

  • Perfect design for traveling
  • Cute and high quality construction

We dont like this as much

  • Fingers can catch easily when closing

24Qaba Kids Plush Toy Rocking Horse Pony

This rocking pony is a dream for any four-year-old girl and is powered by your child’s momentum and movement. Your child will be able to scoot across the room by simply pushing down and then releasing the head in a stand-sit motion. The horse also makes realistic sounds and has rolling wheels and a comfortable saddle for your kid to play all day long. The sturdy design holds its shape for years and even supports up to 110lbs!

What we love

  • Very soft fur and comfortable saddle
  • Sturdy design means it lasts

We dont like this as much

  • Sounds could be louder

25Toy Chef 2-in-1 Travel Suitcase Kitchen Set

This toy chef travel suitcase is the ultimate kitchen set up that your four-year-old girl will ever need! The kitchen set is made to teach your child about various foods and will bring out their imagination and creative play like no other. The set includes everything from dining dishes and tea cups to utensils and pots. And best of all, it can all be packed up and taken on-the-go.

What we love

  • Awesome price for the type of set
  • Great for taking on trips

We dont like this as much

  • Set could be made larger

Summary: Best Toys for 4-Year-Olds

It’s no secret that four-year-olds are super active. A somersault followed by a minute hopping is a perfectly normal way to move in the home to this age group!  By choosing a toy that enables them to release some energy as well as tap into their imaginative and creative abilities, you’ll be able to help them to develop their social and motor skills, and have fun while doing so.