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4-5 year old gift guide
A list of age-appropriate toys for the child around four (roughly 3.5 to 4.5yrs). I tried to choose a variety of toys and books, keeping in mind that often children of the same age will be at different developmental stages. Also, this is just a guide with some ideas, each toy is just an example, there are similar ones in other shapes, sizes and materials that are just as age-appropriate. Please note that this list builds on the 3-year-old one. I repeated some items here, but all the pretend play items found on the earlier list are still appropriate and fun for this age group.
4-5 year old gift guide
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ZOOB 250-Piece Set $33.69
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Amazon.com : ZOOB 250-Piece Set : Toy Interlocking Building Sets : Toys & Games
These are the best 3D building toys EVER!!! My sons have enjoyed these for several years now. We can't get enough of these sets in our house. They inspire so much creativity. We like even more than legos!
Zoob 250 piece set
Amazon.com: ZOOB 250-Piece Modeling System: Toys & Games
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MINDWARE PATTERN PLAY BLOCKS AGE 2 & UP by MINDWARE, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004K9HNPM/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_RbuSpb0Y7Q1MN
wood block patterns | Pattern Play Wooden Color Design Blocks Mindware
mindware pattern blocks
Our versatile Pattern Play blocks are a great introduction to math concepts like sorting, matching, symmetry, congruence and fractions. This high-quality set fits just-so into its wood tray, with vibrant colors and unusual shapes that build spatial skills. Includes 40 exceptionally well-finished wood blocks, a 10.5-square wood building tray, 40 Pattern Cards and a drawstring canvas storage bag.
The absolutely best gift from 3 years ago. Still in constant rotation and beautiful to boot. Pattern Play Blocks Age 2 Up
Educational toys, learning toys for kids: MindWare Mindware
Mobilo. Set of 120 pieces. Great manipulative toy, very engaging and totally open-ended, each child will create completely different structures. Builds small muscles, enhances eye-hand coordination, perfects spatial relations... This is a good starter set, but be aware that it will soon not have enough pieces for all they will want to build.
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Mobilo Large Set (Approx. 120 pieces) by None. $36.97. 120 piece set. For children 3 years and up. Snap together building blocks. 3 years & up. Shapes snap together securely, but with minimum effort, so children can easily explore, develop imagination, and improve fine motor skills. 120 piece set. Ships in plastic bag.. Save 16% Off!
Mobilo toys from Kaplan Early Learning Company. I had to share. My preschool boys LOVE these toys! They play with them everyday and are so creative! I just ordered more.
Mobilo® Large Set (Approx. 120 pieces)
A nice large set of pattern blocks minus the pattern cards which I feel only frustrate young children and limit the possibilities of what they can create (although they can be a spring board for some children). On their own, pattern blocks can be used by each child at their own level to create endless patterns.
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Learning Advantage Ctu7116 Wood Pattern Blocks
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Printed Craft Tape - Set of 10 Rolls They can't get enough tape at this age
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Discount School Supply: Printed Craft Tape - Set of 10 Rolls
discount school supply has "washi" tape!
Popular Playthings Playstix, 150 Pieces by Popular Playthings
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Playstix 150 piece Building Set by Gifts and Gadgets Online. $24.95. Warning - Choking Hazard - Small Parts. Not for child. Welcome to Playstix! The toy that allows you to build the ordinary and inspires you to build the extraordinary. Are you ready for some building fun? The 150 piece set of Playstix allows you to build a wide variety of models right out of the box, without the need for any additional or specialized parts. And, our Idea Booklet illustrates fun things to build...
Popular Playthings Playstix, 150 Pieces by Popular Playthings. $26.00. Idea Booklet with instructions and examples of models to build. Think it and build it. Are you ready for some building fun. From the Manufacturer The toy that allows you to build the ordinary and inspires you to build the extraordinary. Playstix allows you to build a wide variety of models right out of the box, without the need for any additional or specialized parts. Our Idea Booklet illust...
Alphabet Stamp Set. When the interest in print kicks in, stamps are a fun toy and a simple way to become familiar with the shapes of the letters.
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Melissa & Doug Deluxe Stamp Bundle: Alphabet, Friendship, and Animal Sets by Melissa and Doug. $29.99. Melissa and Doug Animal Stamp Set. Deluxe Stamp Set. Deluxe Alphabet Friendship Stamp Set. The Wooden Alphabet Stamp Set by Melissa & Doug helps teach capital and lowercase letter recognition and basic colors, and encourages beginning spelling and fine motor skills. Mix and match these detailed, wooden stamps to create hundreds of beautiful scenes and more! Sets include two to ...
Melissa and Doug Alphabet Stamp Set - cmas gift idea for A
Rollo de papel para pintar sin parar.
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MÅLA Drawing paper roll IKEA - Need 2 for kids art area - $4.99 each
For a kids' table? —MÅLA Drawing paper roll IKEA
Mala Drawing Paper Roll IKEA $4.99 18.5"x30m
$4.99 Ikea drawing paper
Soporte para rollo de papel de pintar.
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MÅLA Tabletop paper holder IKEA Tabletop holder for paper roll, pens and paints. Place on a level surface.
IKEA craft paper holder
Amazon.com: Mala Tabletop Paper Holder: Arts, Crafts & Sewing
for kid crafts
MÅLA Almacenaje pinturas/lápices colores - IKEA
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Ikea Mala Easel .. Such a good idea to stain the wood and use as a sign for the wedding!! Perfect for directions to venue! Tw
Children's Toys - IKEA MALA easel (14.99)
Ikea Mala Easel -- play room
Kids' Playroom Perfect For A Little Artist
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Colored masking tape. 4-year-olds use them all the time for tons of creative projects.
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Multi colored masking tape
colored tape... I have to try this
1/2" Colored Masking Tape - Set of 10•10 colors: black, blue, green, light blue, lime green, orange, pink, red, white and yellow •Each roll is 60 yards long 25.00
Ostheimer wooden figures. Great for the blocks, for the Nativity, by themselves... A little animal collection will be much used, for example.
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King Red (Ostheimer) - The Wooden Wagon
#nativity #creche Nativity Set : We are not Christian, but celebrate Christmas, as the birth of Jesus is part of the whole winter holiday season, and I grew up with Christmas in my cultural history. I want Owen to be exposed to the idea at home.
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Wooden road set. My students can't get enough of these, if given enough pieces, the roads can take over the classroom.
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The Plan Toys - Plan City Road System Deluxe includes tracks, cars, lights and trees. Pave the way to building fun with this delightful deluxe roadway building system. Wood pieces connect easily with wooden joints enabling little ones to design and build their own city. Spark imaginations with 28 track pieces, 2 car pieces, 2 streetlight pieces and 2 tree pieces. **Offer Expired
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PlanToys PlanCity Road System Deluxe Plan Toys http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0001VV1F6/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WYHJub1KZ5238
More hat ideas for the dress-up trunk
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eco friendly lexa felt crown with adjustable ribbon tie. avail in 22 felt colors. as seen on glo.msn.com & dailycandy.. $6.50, via Etsy.
Princess Hat. Hats of any kind can make a dress-up trunk.
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Play Silks. Simple, hemmed pieces of fabric make good toys.
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Playsilk Royal Blue by Sarah's Silks. $14.50. Dyed with non-toxic dyes. Packaged in a lively paper wrapper that gives ideas for play.. Available in 18 vibrant solid colors, plus rainbow and night sky.. 35" x 35". Light flowing silk, hand hemmed. Playsilks are a basic ingredient for children's imaginative play. Silks can be used to create elaborate costumes, build forts, create landscapes and water for boats and animals, and much more.
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Dramatic Play Silk Scarves. Love!
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A trunk filled with pieces of fabric, hats, necklaces and scarves will provide hours of entertainment. There are plenty to be found in thrift stores. Wicker ones are less expensive.
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Storage trunk: I like the natural wood finish, but for me, I might want to paint it
A doll with hair that can be styled and dolls that can be changed is perfect at this age. Boys might be starting to walk away from dolls and will play mostly with the small wooden ones that can be used with block buildings and a dollhouse.
Waldorf Dolls, Camden Dolls, Blocks Building, Hair
Small wooden dolls are perfect for block or dollhouse play. If you are purchasing for a dollhouse, just make sure they are the right size to fit.
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Melissa & Doug Wooden Family Doll Set From Melissa & Doug List Price: $19.99 Price: $15.10 See Now! Ellen's Cassette and Video Corner
Melissa & Doug wood dolls- I'm thinking if we make/buy Madison a doll house for her birthday that these wood dolls would be great. She loves the ones at my mom's house.
Melissa & Doug wooden doll set for M for Christmas
A simple wooden dollhouse will be much played with. Just today I saw a few of my boys in the classroom playing there for 45 minutes with their animals.
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Wooden Dollhouse Furniture
Maxim designed by you dollhouse, Toysrus
KK - buy from Toys R Us for free shipping! Amazon.com: Maxim Designed by You Dollhouse with Furniture: Toys & Games
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Maxim Budget Dollhouse 54114
Animal Sets. Good size for block play and good quality. Safari has other sets of this size (ocean, farm...).