The 19 Best Gifts for 4-Year-Old Girls of 2021

The perfect gifts for your little princess

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Our Top Picks

Hoot Owl Hoot Cooperative Game at Amazon

"Made for multiple players, Hoot Owl Hoot simultaneously teaches your tot cooperative and simple strategy skills."

ZINGO at Amazon

"ZINGO will help build language, matching skills, and sight word recognition, all while having fun."

Step2 Rain Showers Splash Pond at Amazon

"Bring the water park right to your home with Step2’s Splash Pond, complete with water squirters, spinners, and a rainfall effect."

Do a Dot Art Markers 6-Pack at Amazon

"Made for tiny hands, Do A Dot Art’s markers will bring your four-year-old’s ideas to life once you twist off the cap."

Little Likes Kids Jumbo Puzzle at Amazon

"As educational as it is multicultural, this Jumbo Puzzle is 48 pieces away from a diverse illustration of a day at the park."

Peaceable Kingdom Temporary Tattoos at Amazon

"This sweet set of temporary butterfly tattoos includes 15 different colorful designs that 4-year-olds will love."

Micro Kickboard Scooter at Amazon

"Any 4-year-old will learn balance and coordination as they glide and skate with Micro Kickboard’s Scooter."

Melissa & Doug Play Vet Set at Amazon

"Perfect for aspiring vets, the Vet Set includes a stuffed dog and cat along with pretend medical equipment."

Klee Kids All Natural Princess Makeup at Amazon

"Fun, vibrant makeup that’s non-toxic and made from natural minerals is a perfect starter kit for little girls."

Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle at Etsy

"A personalized puzzle builds self-esteem and helps with hand-eye coordination in young kids."

Finding the right gift for a 4-year-old can be tricky. They’re no longer toddlers, but some games and toys can be too advanced. Focus on non-reading games, imaginative play, outdoor toys, and solo fun and you’ll be sure to please the 4-year-old in your life. 

Here are the best toys for 4-year-old girls.

Hoot Owl Hoot Cooperative Game

Hoot Owl Hoot

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A cooperative game allows young players to join together so everyone wins. Made for kids ages 4 and up, it’s designed for two to four players, and gameplay only lasts about 15 minutes. The game has ways to make it more challenging as kids get older.


Bingo with a twist, this popular game is great for kiddos 4 years old and up. Perfect for pre-readers and early readers, ZINGO will help build language, matching skills, and sight word recognition, all while having fun.

Step2 Rain Showers Splash Pond

Kids can create a mini water park, right outside! This splash pond comes with 13 accessories, so once you add water, your girl is all ready for fun. Safe for kids ages 18 months on up. 

Do a Dot Art Markers 6-Pack

These washable art markers are favorites of seasoned parents and preschools everywhere. This six pack includes nontoxic, no-spill paint in jumbo-sized bottles that are perfect for little hands. They’re safe for kids 3 years old and up.

Little Likes Kids Jumbo Puzzle

Made by a Black-owned business, this 48-piece floor puzzle features original artwork that represents diversity and families of mixed race and ethnicity. The puzzle is appropriate for kids ages 4 years old and up.

Peaceable Kingdom Temporary Tattoos

There’s something about temporary tattoos that 4-year-olds love! This sweet set of temporary butterfly tattoos includes 15 different designs. They’re all safe to use, easy to apply, and nontoxic. 

Micro Kickboard Scooter

Incredibly strong, yet lightweight, this three-wheeled scooter is the perfect vehicle for 4-year-olds. A parent favorite for good reason, this scooter is safe and long-lasting. 

Melissa & Doug Play Vet Set

Help kids develop empathy and role-play as they make house calls and take care of animals. The sweet set includes a plush dog and cat and 24 pieces of equipment to examine and care for their pets. It’s safe and appropriate for kids 3 years old and up. 

Klee Kids All Natural Princess Makeup

Fun, vibrant makeup that’s nontoxic and made from natural minerals is a perfect starter kit for little girls. The set includes sparkly eyeshadow and blush, two lip shimmers, and two applicators. It is safe for kids 3 years old and up.

Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle

Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle

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Four-year-old girls will love seeing their very own name in puzzle form. A personalized puzzle builds self-esteem (especially for hard-to-spell names), and the puzzle is beneficial for hand-eye coordination.

Magna Doodle

Designed with four colors and an easy wiping mechanism, your girl will love drawing with this classic toy. Perfect for car travel or some quiet solo time, it’s safe for kids ages 2 and up. 

Personalized 4th Birthday T-Shirt

Personalized 4th Birthday Shirt

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Celebrate a fourth birthday with a customizable birthday t-shirt. The sweet shirt features your girl’s name plus a cute image that can be customized with hair and skin color to look like the birthday girl.

Melissa & Doug Cowgirl Costume

Yeehaw! Ideal for pretend play, this well-made cowgirl costume is sewn with high-quality fabrics and is easy enough for your 4-year-old to put on herself. Sizing fits most 3-year-olds to 6-year-olds. 

Metal Teaware Set

If pretend tea parties are a frequent event in your house, this set is a must-have. With a total of 15 accessories—including teacups, wooden cookies, plates, and more—the tea party is ready to begin. Safe for kids 3 years old and up.

Personalized Crayon Name

Personalized Crayon Name

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Girls will love drawing with their very own name! Each set is made up of large-letter crayons, with each letter in a different color. This is a great gift for kids 3 years old and up.

Melissa & Doug Doctor Costume

A fun and comprehensive role-play costume that’s especially useful if your kiddo has any fear of the doctor. The exciting accessories include a jacket, mask, stethoscope, reflex hammer, reusable name tag, and more that’ll fit most kids from 3 to 6 years old.

Magnetivity House Set

Kids can design, build, and play over and over again with the magnetic building neighborhood-themed house set. The imaginative gift is perfect for kids from 4 to 10 years old, so it’s a toy that has lots of longevity.

Little Tikes Princess Cottage

Little Tikes Princess Cottage

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Upgrade your yard with a contemporary-style pink playhouse with two working doors and two windows with shutters. Great for imaginative play, it’ll fit a few kids and is best for kiddos from 2 to 8 years old.

Starburst Pop Up Play Tent

Starburst Pop Up Play Tent

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Be a star in your very own pop-up play tent. Parents love that it’s small enough to fit in an included carry bag and kids love how easily it pops up to fit a friend or two. The sweet black and white design will look great indoors and out.

Why Trust Verywell Family

Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She’s also the mom of a 10-year-old son, 7-year-old son, and 3-year-old daughter. She keeps a secret space in her basement closet for last-minute gifts. Outdoor toys and art kits are her go-to gifts since they have a wide appeal. Her kids are super active and love any toy that can be played with outside. They are currently setting new pogo stick records every day! 

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