A guide to the best toys for 4 year old boys
What presents can you get for a four year old boy who, like most around that age, is a complete bundle of energy and grows bored of most things within the hour? It can seem like an uphill battle. Just past toddler age, four year old children can finally combine mobility with the energy, curiosity and proneness to tantrums that, up until now, have been restricted to manageable little toddler steps.
All of a sudden, your little boy is an explorer! And a fast one, at that.
So, your presents need to capture both his attention as well as his imagination. With that in mind, we’ve gathered some of the best toys for four year old boys. Take a look!
HOTRODZ Giant City Play Mat
If your little boy has even the slightest inclination towards cars, he’ll love the HOTRODZ Giant City Play Mat. The huge felt mat opens up to reveal a city which your little guy can explore. It will also be easier for you to keep an eye on him - place it at the centre of your living room and he’ll be good for hours.
Super Speed 4PC Racing Car Set
He’ll need cars to go with the HOTRODZ mat! The Super Speed 4PC Racing Car Set is perfect for zooming around the house with. They’re safe to use, and guaranteed to keep your little guy entertained.
Jumping Pirate Pop Up Mini 4” Game
Your little guy is sure to have hours of fun with the Jumping Pirate Pop Up Mini 4” Game. It’ll keep him on his toes and on the lookout for a jumping pirate! It’s safe to play with and can be played with alongside a friend.
Ultimate Slime Mini Tube Pack
Slime! It always goes down well. The Ultimate Slime Mini Tube Pack comes with five different tubes of the stuff, each one in a bright, vivid colour (the green one looks like ectoplasm or some kind of alien goop - your little guy will love it).
Toy Story 4 Play Pack Activity Set
Whether your little guy is already a Toy Story fan or they don’t yet know Woody from Buzz, this Toy Story 4 Play Pack Activity Set is perfect and works either way. It’s crammed with colouring activities and will keep your child entertained.
Dinosaur Poo Sticky Putty
You can file this one next to the slime. It’s gross, but great fun! Check out the Dinosaur Poo Sticky Putty. It’s also completely safe to use.
Ivory Colour 30CM Recorder
Encourage your child’s musical side with the Ivory Colour 30CM Recorder. This would probably be their first instrument, so with time you may just have a budding musician on your hands! If not, he can always play the drums.
Dinosaur Wind Up Chattering Teeth
These super cool Dinosaur Wind Up Chattering Teeth will keep your little guy amused as they chatter around the house. There are two kinds of dinosaur in the box, and they’re both completely terrifying.
Dinosaur Building Bricks Set
While we’re on the topic of dinosaurs, check out this Dinosaur Building Bricks Set! You can choose from the fearsome Velociraptor or the vicious Plesiosaurus. Whichever one your child picks, he’ll love building them and then stomping around. He’d better get practicing his roar!
Star Wars 700+ Sticker Set
Whether or not he’s into Star Wars yet, your little guy will love the bright colours, cool designs, and amazing characters in this Star Wars 700+ Sticker Set. Who knows, this could be his gateway into Star Wars mania!