Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide – Gifts for 4 Year Old Plus

Christmas is fast approaching and whilst it may be the most magical, wonderful time of year it come be overwhelming trying to choose the right gift for your little ones. I’ve pulled together a handy gift guide to help you pick the perfect gift from our amazing selection of gift, books and toys. Here’s our top choices on gifts aimed at 4 year olds.

Four Year Old Gifts

The best toys for 4 year olds are ones that take charge on how they want to play. Open ended toys are such a great investment for this age. A lot of children at this age are at preschool or may be starting school. They may be articulating what toys that enjoy and start learning to share and play together.

Hape Quadrilla

Hape Quadrilla

A fabulous educational gift where they can learn through creating and using their imagination and problem-solving skills. The marble going down the run will teach children about gravity and momentum and each set can be built in lots of different ways. Quadrilla is a firm Babble favourite and a Christmas must have!


New to our shop these are fantastic press out toys created for small world and imaginative play. Kids love to be creative and the pieces in the different kits all fit together allowing children to really explore and use their imagination. These make a great gift for children and are handy to take out and about. 

Way to Play

100% child friendly, unbreakable, waterproof and suitable for any surface. The perfect Christmas gift right? This brilliant flexible road is the perfect gift for a car loving child. They can create their own road tracks, play in the bath or the sandpit with it or take it out on adventures.  

Olli Ella Luggy

Medium Luggy

A bigger version of the ever popular little luggy! Made from beautiful natural rattan its suited for older children who like to take toys and books out and about and collect treasure on their adventures. When at home it is a gorgeous alternative to have in the bedroom for extra storage.

Janod Magnetic Dart Games

A great toy to add to your Christmas gift list. The target can easily be hung on the wall and children will love to throw the magnetic darts and try to get the best score. More than just fun, this game of skill is perfect for developing your child’s dexterity and concentration. A great family game.  


A natural wooden construction game made up of identical pine planks – a classic open ended toy. Kapla planks are an innovative building block, ideal for creating a wide variety of structures using just gravity and balance to hold the planks in place. This toy allows children to build, create and experiment using their own imagination, stimulating creativity, logical thinking, dexterity and concentration. Any 4 year old will be happy to get this for Christmas and it is great fun for all the family. As the constructions become more complex, the Child’s skill and enthusiasm will grow.


Ostheimer / Holztiger / Drewart and Bauspiel – A castle is an incredible present for a young child. It gives them opportunity to build and create small world of play. Then immerse themselves in a magical world ready to explore role play. You can even add some Knights and other figures for a truly fantastic gift.

Hape Deluxe Experiment Kit

Hape Junior Inventor Kits

Our STEM Christmas gifts are for children who like to create, make and learn. The designs and options are endless. There are a wide variety of sets available on our site and children will be learning through play without even realising. These sets are all compatible with other Junior Inventor kits so they can build on their collection and really get creative.


a stunning selection of blocks and gems. Budding constructors will be creating castles, palaces and more with these wooden gem sets. They will learn to build and create with these blocks for years to come.

Utukutu Swallow board

Utukutu Swallow balance board is designed for both children and adults. It improves motor skills, core muscles and stability as well as patience, will and concentration. This is a great favourite with Babble and there’s been lots of fun to be had for all the family.

Ocamora Teniques

Tactile and beautiful coloured wooden shapes. The ‘teniques’ are based on the Japanese game “tumi ishi”, an ancient Japanese rock piling game, meant for people of all ages that trains your sense of balance and creativity. Children can stack them or use them in small world play.

Gift A Subscription

Giving the gift of a subscription is a thoughtful way to spread out the gift giving over a year (or any period of time you would like). Our subscription service means you can build your own bundle and you are in control too subscribe for as little or as long as you want. Books, toys and crafts, there are so many options to go for with something for everyone. Choose the gift of wonderful books, toys and craft parcels for your creative little or not so little ones. Our Book Club also has categories up to 14 years +.

Christmas Gift Guide

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