20 Best Toys for 4-5 Year Olds

AHEAD: The best toys for 4-5 year olds or kindergartners that will excite and thrill them as well as keep them learning and developing key skills.

Toys for Kindergartners 4-5 Years Old

This is the age where toys get really cool! From detailed dragon castles to building and creating your own fort, the toys for the kindergarten or 4 to 5 year old level are one of my favorites.

Toys that will Add to Their Collection

This list of toys builds on lists in the past. It adds to set they already love and have such as magnetic tiles and it also introduces toys that they are familiar with but may have out grown such as LEGO.

The puzzles are a bit harder and the games more intricate but all still on the level of a kindergartner.

The Best Toys for 4-5 Year Old Kindergartners

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BumoBrain Under the Sea Box

Explore the depths of the sea with this Under the Sea Sensory Box designed by me! Featuring Bellzi plushies. For children up to 6 years old.

Connetix Magnetic Tiles

I first bought these amazing magnetic tiles when my kids were toddlers and now I am just adding to their sets. Their imaginations are bigger and more tiles lets them keep creating.


These are fun going a hike or just bird watching in our backyard. A great gift for any budding scientist.

Kinetic Sand Plus Tools

Kinetic sand is a fantastic sensory bin filler. I like to make my own but I also have purchased it in the past. The tools included in this set a great for continue to develop those fine motor skills.


Great little camera to let your little one capture their world from their vantage point.

Wooden Crane Set

This wooden crane is the perfect pairing with almost any other set.

Dragon Castle

This is one of the most played with toys in my house. Both by my 6 year old and 2.5 year olds. The scenarios and games they come up with when playing with this castle is truly magical. One of my favs.


Not much more I can say about these other than they are a childhood staple. Do yourself a favor and continue to build your child’s LEGO set so their creations can grow.

Board Games

Boards games are fun during playdates or family nights. This game is a lot for kindergartners and a great starter board game.

Hands-On Learning Games

Run your own detective agency with this fun game that is compatible with an iPad or Fire Tablet. Travel to six famous cities, inspect hundreds of clues with your magnifying glass, and learn about geography and cultures around the world!

Floor Puzzles

Doing larger more complicated puzzles is a lot of fun at this age. This floor or jumbo puzzle is a great shift for kindergartners moving away from smaller puzzles but still need large pieces.

Garbage Truck Toy

Still little kids, building on their truck and car collection is great for kindergartners. These toys are great for incorporating into more complex play scenarios.

Pop-Up Tent

Create a little reading nook for your kindergartner with a pop tent. These are great ways for your little one to show their personality. Let them decorate it with their favourite stuffed animals, dolls or action figures.


Whether they are playing with you or with their friends walkie-talkies are a toys for kindergartners. These are great for outdoor or indoor play.

Fort Building Kits

Oh this is one of my favourite toys no only because it keeps the cushions on my couch but also because it keeps them engaged for so long. Design and build and play – such as great combination in a toy!

Race Track

A racetrack they can build and get creative with. I like this because it lights up. Take it into he basement and watch the car race in the dark!

Outdoor Excavator Toy

Such a fun for some many reasons. Allows your kindergartner to pretend to be working on a construction site. The best part is that you can also use this in the snow! Your kids will quickly become obsessed with this toy.

Marble Run

A lot of and a great fine motor and spatial reasoning toy. This takes Pom Pom drops to a whole new level.

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