5 best toys for 4-year-olds to keep them entertained (and learning!)

5 best toys for 4-year-olds to keep them entertained (and learning!) | My Happy Helpers Pty Ltd

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...And then your little one turned 4! Steadily on their way to get ready for “big school” in a year or two, they have learned how to hop, draw shapes and how to use a more versatile vocabulary. 

At this stage, their toys might need a shakeup as they master new skills and get ready to take on new challenges. Luckily, help is at hand - here’s our handy list of the best toys for 4-year-olds to help you and your child make the most of playtime!

#1. Car and truck fun

Playing with toy cars that mimic the real thing offers loads of opportunity for real-life play. Classic in every sense, this brightly painted set of three wooden vehicles includes a taxi, a London bus and an iconic racing green car. It is sure to delight your child as they zoom and zip across the floor.

#2. Wooden sensory blocks

Your child is without a doubt learning about shapes and their names – so, treat them to a lovely sensory block set that adds an element of fun and colour to their learning.

This set includes 16 large hardwood blocks containing beads, transparent acrylic, coloured sand and water/glitter filled pockets in 4 different shapes (square, rectangle, triangle and semicircle). It offers a variety of learning experiences and is designed for hours of fun!

#3. Bamboo build and construct set

All 4-year-olds love to build and create their own little structures - so, treat them with our bamboo build and construct set! The play opportunities with this delightful build and construct set are endless. Not only does it provide an opportunity for children to use their imagination and create amazing scenarios, it also offers them an opportunity to enhance their cognitive skills and fine motor skills.

#4. Fairy tale fun

This beautiful, durable Happy Architect Fairy Tales Playset is the stuff dreams are made of! Made to last, this colourful set includes 12 interlocking fairy tale themed buildings plus 20 popular fairy tales characters. 

Buildings include a castle, stone bridge and homes made from straw, sticks and bricks. 

Your child will love creating their own stories and scenarios - this set has enough opportunities for them to mix and match different characters to make unique, sweet stories!

#5. B is for balance bike

Another milestone that your 4-year-old is looking forward to is riding their very own bike. A balance bike will help prepare them for when they are ready to start exercising and cycling up a storm. It will help them to balance and give them the confidence they need to move forward.

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