We are adding new toys to the best toy lists to give you a huge variety of fun ideas. This ultimate guide for the best Montessori Toys for 4 Year Olds is full of great ideas for your child to enjoy and work on essential skills for childhood development. You’ll find Science, art, musical instruments, STEM, games, nature ideas and more. All of these toys are tools for a child to enjoy open-ended play and focus on skills they don’t even know they are working.
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Montessori Toys for 4 Year Olds
Even though we are sharing these wonderful Montessori toys for 4 year olds, I am by no means saying children need all of these. We inspire to be semi- minimalists in our home and picking things for our kids is important to us. We like toys that have multiple purposes and last for several years. That’s why I wanted to share these favorites with you.
3D Magnetic blocks that inspire Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational fun.
Practice hammering with real nails in this set! Use your imagination and build your own creations, or use the templates given.
Teach basic pouring skills with this miniature pouring set. Child pitchers are perfect for little hands. It’s a must-have item for a homeschool room or Montessori room!
Little Passports – Early Explorers
Give your kids the world! The best kids’ gifts inspire the imagination and keep kids interested and engaged. That’s exactly what you get with Little Passports! Early Explorers is for Ages 3-5, discover a new world theme each month, like Oceans, Music & Dinosaurs.
Let kids fill in the numbers of this large wood hundred board, which features numbers 1-100. This is great for hands-on learning and for classrooms! Not really a toy, but any child that enjoys counting and numbers will love this activity.
I fell in love when I saw this map. It’s lovely and the pieces are the perfect size for little hands to work with.
This Science Set supports hands-on scientific exploration and Includes 20 Activity Cards with easy instructions for activities. My kids have been enjoying this set for a long time now and it’s perfect.
Kids love playing instruments and these are wonderful for making music of all different sounds and tones.
Learn the different ways you can make numbers, plus work on colors, addition, subtraction and more with this wooden set!
Bring Montessori learning to a board book! This board book involves hands-on letter recognition. This Montessori book encourages children to trace each letter with their fingers.
A Must Have! This beautifully illustrated bingo game features 64 species of birds from around the world.
Not so much a toy but my kids always enjoy using them and they are great for homeschooling or any classroom. Use these simple wooden blocks to teach CVC words. You can practice real words and practice phonics and make-believe words with these blocks!
This 12 piece wooden dough kit comes with tools to cut, shape, sculpt, and mold dough. These are ideal for hands-on play and working fine motor skills.
You can find lots of great homemade dough recipes here.
This high quality brightly colored instrument is a great way to start a love of music. It also has a strong sound quality with great tone bars for a wide note range.
These number puzzles come with a storage box. The puzzles are self-correcting, so they are great for stations or individual play. It comes with 40 pieces, and numbers 1-20.
Beautiful realistic looking animals perfect for open-ended play. These animals last for years and the kids enjoy them year after year, making them a perfect gift idea.
Children love getting an up-close view of nature and this great window bird feeder is the perfect thing for that. They can see and learn about their backyard birds regularly.
My kids love these! Do A Dots promote early childhood development and allow children the opportunity to enjoy expressive art, developing hand-eye coordination and color recognition. These are Easy to use and perfect for little hands.
Perfect for indoor or outdoor play. These awesome flying discs are Hand-crocheted by indigenous artisans incorporating Mayan motifs passed down for generations.
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