26 Super Spectacular Gifts For 4-Year-Old Boys

By David Lautaret | Updated: November 11, 2023

    Being a four-year-old is a magical time of life! They’re just on the cusp of no longer being a toddler but not quite being a kindergartener. They’re far more independent but love being close to Mom and Dad. They’re also at a prime age for educational toys that will help strengthen brain skills before they start school.

  1. Franklin Kids Baseball Batting Tee
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    There are tons of toys on the market if your little guy is into basketball, but what if he prefers baseball? This batting tee is fantastic! It’s designed to adjust and teach young Tee-ball players how to practice their hitting as they grow and improve—designed so that young hitters can practice hand-eye coordination. Perfect for that 4-year-old future baseball player! 

  3. Dino Track Set 
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    You only need one word: Dinosaurs! Create a unique dinosaur track with this 156-piece dinosaur playset. “Yes, please!” says every 4-year-old. The set helps kids learn how to build and gives them the jat only creating a dinosaur-themed world can provide. The track pieces can be arranged in such a way as to move the track wherever your four-year-old’s imagination takes it! 

  5. Foam Stomp Rocket Launcher
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    Playtime is on! Do you love watching foam stomp rockets hurl into the sky? Of course you do. Does your four-year-old boy? Of course, he does. Shoot, man, this gift is non-stop fun whether you’re a 2-year-old, 3-year-old, or even a 7-year-old, but we think being four is the perfect age for this gift! Jump on the air-filled launch pad and let the fun-filled chaos ensue. Includes eight foam rockets!

  7. Two-Way Kids Walkie-Talkies
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    When you’re playing outside, communication is critical. The longer the range, the better! These kids’ walkie-talkies can handle large terrain areas, up to 3 miles in an open field and .5 miles in a residential area. These walkie-talkies are equipped with 22 channels, reinforced by 99 CTCSS sub-codes so that you can minimize the likelihood of other people being able to communicate with your children by using the same frequency. 

  9. Flybar Foam Pogo Jumper
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    The My First Flybar ride-on pogo stick is hours of healthy, bouncy fun. Crafted from durable foam, this is an ideal first pogo stick for kids; each jump makes a fun, squeaky sound destined to delight. This kid’s jumper is designed for indoor and outdoor use. The heavy-duty components will withstand all conditions, and unlike inferior jumping toys, this pogo jumper for young kids is made to last!

  11. Shock-Proof Binoculars
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    These shock-proof binoculars are great for that curious kid who wants to see what’s going on way over there but can’t be trusted not to drop them when he’s done. This gift lets your kid practice his binocular skills, whether on a camping trip, tripping in the RV, or just out for a walk!

  13. Floor is a Lava Interactive Game
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    This family, fun, interactive game does a great job at getting your kids off their seats and on their feet! Promotes movement and physical activity indoors or outdoors. Whether your little one wants to play with preschooler friends or practice oneself, this game provides hours of exercise-oriented fun on and off the play mat! 

  15. Kids Toy Golf Set
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    If you’re a golf-loving parent, you’ll want to start your four-year-old’s education with an iPlay kids golf set. Help them learn the game and how to swing early so that when it’s time to hit the green with mom and day, they’ll be ready! 

  17. Remote Control Toy Cars
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    These Prextex cartoon vehicles are the perfect introduction to RC toys for young children and toddlers! Includes 2 Vehicles: 1 police car with one removable policeman figurine and remote control and a racing car with a race car driver action figure and remote control. The two vehicles have different frequencies, so kids can play with both vehicles simultaneously! 

  19. Augmented Reality Interactive Globe
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    This augmented reality interactive globe is a four-year-old’s science dream! Go on a virtual tour of the planet with your little guy and get him excited for a life of curiosity and wonder as he explores all seven continents in augmented reality!

  21. Sticky Ball Dart Board
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    This classic kids’ dartboard game has twelve balls (six red and six blue) for hours of safe fun! Little hands will love to grip and throw the balls. Little kids will delightfully squeal as the balls stick to the dartboard target! This dartboard is such a fun way for a little boy to learn hand-eye coordination and how to throw! 

  23. Superhero Costume
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    This gift set comes with six different superhero costumes, making it an ideal gift for that four-year-old boy who wants to play dress up and be Spiderman one day and Captain America the next day. No, all of his friends can come over to have their Superhero-themed hangout session without needing to share costumes! 

  25. Take-Apart Construction Trucks
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    Whether he wants to play construction guy, mechanic, or farmer, he’ll love learning how to put these machines together! This toy set lets him know how to assemble the vehicles using simple plastic screws and bolts. Help him learn a skill and create a sense of accomplishment with this truck set– a great stocking stuffer!

  27. Critter Catcher Adventure Kit
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    This complete gift set has everything they need to begin their outdoor adventures. Whether in the backyard, on family trips, or camping, this kit is the perfect exploration set for the adventurous, imaginative, active child. They need everything to explore, collect, study, and learn about nature and its creatures—a great way to encourage outdoor play.

  29. Fourth Birthday Shirt
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    This shirt is perfect for a kid who happens to be turning four or already existing as a four-year-old. How old are you, buddy? Check the shirt. I’m four. This is an outstanding shirt suitable for an exceptional kid. It’s simple, adorable, and will quickly become his favorite shirt.  

  31. Lego Classic Creative Box
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    Kids love Legos, and now that he’s a big 4-year-old, it’s time he gets his own set! This 484-piece set makes an excellent gift for kids, whether they’re a 4-year-old, 5-year-old, 6-year-old, or even older! Kids will spend hours playing with this medium-sized building kit, the perfect gift for practicing fine motor skills and problem-solving! Adult supervision is required as small pieces could potentially be choking hazards. 

  33. PAW Patrol Zip-Up Hoodie
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    This Marshall the Firefighter sweatshirt is the perfect gift to keep your heroic 4-year-old warm! With six characters to choose from, this zip-up PAW Patrol hoodie will surely be a massive hit for any 4-year-old boy! Your little heroes can romp to the rescue with the PAW Patrol pups as they use their tools, tech, vehicles, and problem-solving skills to save Adventure Bay. 

  35. Zingo Early Reading Board Game
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    This fun game teaches kids the recognition of essential words. It turns the scary world of earning and pre-reading into a fun game where reading suddenly feels attainable and not all that scary. It is an excellent gift for that kid eager to read and would be helped with some gamification—a high-quality learning toy.

  37. Marble Run Maze Building
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    Kids will love to play with the Meland Marble Run Toy Set! Promotes imaginative play and problem-solving as they create different pipelines and watch the marbles fast through the track! This educational and building toy is one of the best learning resources to help them develop their STEM skills, whether they build themselves or the whole family!

  39. Picasso Tiles Glow in the Dark Set
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    This magna-tile building set features glow-in-the-dark tile pieces. Leave them under direct sunlight to activate the glow. Remember, though, the longer you expose your tiles to light, the longer and brighter they will glow in the dark. Are you looking for a deluxe set? Check this one out!

  41. Pool Water Gun (6-pack)


    This 6-pack of pool floaty water guns makes an excellent gift for that summer BBQ or birthday party! Summer is approaching, which means fun in the sun and water fights! Children agree this is one of the best toys for a 4-year-old boy. It could also be used at bath time – if you’re game.

  43. Waffle Blocks
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    This 60-piece waffle block set is easy to use and provides endless possibilities for fun! Building blocks are a terrific educational tool; with these waffle blocks, they can build high, comprehensive, and even 3D. The Little Tikes waffle block set makes it easy for little hands to construct significant!

  45. USA Puzzle
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    This 25-piece Melissa & Doug puzzle is one of the best gifts for 4-year-old boys who love to challenge themselves with puzzles! Learn geography and problem-solving skills while having fun! They might need a little help from their 6-year-old or 7-year-old sibling, but after the first time, they can do it all on their own! Instill excitement for traveling and geography with this exciting puzzle! 

  47. Highlight Magazine Set
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    If you have younger kids who love to get in on the Highlights Hidden Pictures fun, the My First Hidden Pictures books are just the thing. It’s a customer favorite every year. With black-and-white and full-color images, word and picture clues, and dozens of stickers, these more straightforward puzzles provide seek-and-find fun just for little ones. Other activities like mazes, matching games, and handwriting practice reinforce fine motor skills, attention to detail, and concentration. Perfect for ages 3 to 6.

  49. Award-Winning Scavenger Hunt
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    It is an exciting game that helps children learn as they go on the most exciting ‘Search & Find’ hunt, with prompts like “Can you find something with a pattern?” “Something smaller than your palm?” etc. Players must shout “FOUND IT!” and the first one to get seven cards wins the game! Winner Of The 2022 National Parenting Product Awards, this indoor version is great for bad weather days when the kids are losing their sh*t!

  51. Archaeology STEM Toy Gift
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    He may love T-Rex, but he can discover 12 unique dinosaurs by excavating like a real paleontologist! Includes 12 dinosaur cards, each describing the history of a different dinosaur. After digging up a displease no, match the appropriate card to your dinosaur and learn more about it—an excellent way to foster a love for science and paleontology through fun and pretend play.

    What are the best gifts for 4-year-old boys? 

    If you know a four-year-old who needs a birthday or holiday gift, we’ve got some stellar ideas to make shopping easier for you, whether you’re looking to give them an educational present or just the most fun gift you can find because you’re the cool Aunt/Uncle.

    From unearthing dinosaurs to magnetic blocks, walkie-talkies to rocket launchers, pogo sticks to take-apart trucks, water guns to scavenger hunts, and a few entertaining STEM gifts that they won’t even suspect of being “educational.”

    We’ve got you covered with 26 super-awesome gift ideas for four-year-old boys– without a stuffed animal! (not that there’s anything wrong with that.)