Four year-olds are starting to understand concepts like speed, time, and size so playing becomes more realistic. Even if horses fly and cars do flips, play with a four year-old is enjoyable for everyone. The toys that some four year-olds are attracted to are ‘real life’ toys, just in smaller versions. Play sets are a great idea for four year-olds because they can encompass an entire concept and lead the child to playing for hours. These are our Top 10 Play Sets for 4 Year Olds.
1.Wooden Construction Building Set
This construction set is more than just a tinker box. Kids can use the slats and screws to build whatever their imagination wants. This is not only fantastic building experience but fine motor skill development as well.
2.LEGO Educational Wheel Set
Everything kids will need to build car after car with this LEGO set. This is a STEM challenge in the form of LEGOS and most kids will love this set!
3.Durable Clay and Dough Tools Set
Playing with play dough or clay is not only a fantastic sensory activity but can be a way to grow a child’s creativity. Play dough is also a great way to incorporate letters or numbers into a fun activity. These play dough & clay tools could be super helpful in achieving all of the above.
4.Wooden Kitchen Set
If you have a future chef in your midst, this wooden play kitchen set is amazing. It comes with some accessories and is filled with open spaces to encourage a child’s love for cooking and imagination.
5.Wooden Kitchen Accessory Set
If your kitchen set needs more kitchen accessories, these are fun! These are a perfect addition to an existing kitchen or as a stand alone set even without a play kitchen. Kids will enjoy the size variation of the pans.
6.Wooden Play Swing Set
Playing outside is not only enjoyable, in good weather, but also provides a great space for improving gross motor skills. This wooden playground swing set is fantastic for backyard playing and has a wide variety of options for multiple children to play.
This wood dollhouse is perfect for barbies or doll figurines. It could also be a fantastic house for super hero figurines. With all the accessories and decor, if your child’s dolls need a house this one is perfect!
8.Military Vehicle Puzzle Track
This military vehicle track set doesn’t start like normal tracks. It’s also a set of puzzle pieces. There is no right or wrong to putting the tracks together, though, they can be switched up at any time.
9.Show Horse Stable Play Set
Horse lovers will enjoy this wood stable and horse set. Each horse has a different look, color and pattern. Each horse also has a place in the ‘on the go’ stable.
10.Train With Table
This wood train and table will encourage children to use their creativity and imagination to build a city or town right for the child’s imagination.
These play sets are bound to be fun for 4 year olds. They all also have elements of development and education for the young learners.
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