1) Melissa and Doug Slice and Bake Cookie Set: The Melissa and Doug toys have garnered dozens of “best toy” and parenting awards over the years, and have been featured widely on television and in national print media.
As you already know, four year old girls just love to pretend they are doing grown-up things. Not only is it fun, but it is also a crucial part of their childhood development.
The Melissa and Doug Slice and Bake Cookie Set will let your little girl pretend to bake, decorate and serve cookies. At the same time, she will learn number concepts, practice fine motor skills and much more.
The Slice and Bake Cookie Set includes a dozen wooden cookies, the toy woken kitchen utensils and a dozen of wooden decorating pieces.
Pros: This set is a high-quality and sturdy wooden toy that is built to last and that offers lots of opportunities for both interactive and independent pretend play. The cost is less than $ 15 and there are many other kitchen sets that you can add to the collection.
Cons: As you might suspect, it’s a toy containing lots of individual pieces. However, it also includes a very clever and handy storage solution.
2) Zhu Zhu Pets: This is one of the bestselling toys for 2009. There’s a whole series that come with the starter set which makes it easy to expand the collection during the year also. The other toys of the series can be offered for your girl’s birthday or can make great suggestions for grand-parents, godmothers and friends.
Among the other toys included in the series, let’s mention the Add on Garage, Hamster Wheel, Ramp and Slide, the Funhouse, the Surfboard and the Sleep Dome, etc.. As you can see, you can collect and connect all of the Zhu Zhu Pets accessories to make a giant Hamster city.
Pros: These toys will keep your kids entertained for hours. Plus, you won’t have to buy a real hamster with all the expenses and work that come with it.
Cons: If your little girl is really rough on her toys, it’s possible that you may have to reassemble the parts.
3) Vtech Tote and Go Pink Laptop
The Vtech Tote and Go Laptop will program your preschooler for early learning. The Vtech Laptop is just like the computer Mom uses and offers big style for the little learners.
This one of a kind educational product comes with a detachable mouse that is designed for both right-handed and left-handed users and with a colorful keyboard.
You will really appreciate the handle for easy fold-up and go. In addition, the Vtech Laptop contains 30 engaging activities that teach math, music, games and language.
The reviews are unanimous on this one: this is a great educational and learning toy that is durable and offered at an extremely reasonable price (less than $ 25).
Pros: Very durable and awesome for lefties. It’s a terrific value.
Cons: It didn’t bother the vast majority of the parents, but some said that the monkey can bit a little bit noisy.
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