for 4 Year olds from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




Self storing, flip down formats makes these 2 sided play sets unique!   Dozens of play pieces store inside, the box itself folds open to transform into an instant setting.  INCLUDES: - 2 si...
Age: 51 month
$29.99
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This is a great way to learn about food groups!- Food Groups is a wooden play food set with all four food groups. - Each food group is individually boxed in wooden crates for storage, sorting and st...
Age: 30 month - 6 years
$19.99
4.5
Dip your fingers... - . . . into a jar of this gel-like finger paint and get inspired! - Four vibrant finger paints come in 3.5 ounce plastic jars with wide, easy-grip, screw-on lids. - Non-toxic, ...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$6.49
3.5
From vibrant color to a pale wash, these twenty-one beautiful non-toxic watercolors are awaiting your inspiration! - Contained in a sturdy carry case, the lid doubles as a mixing tray. - Deluxe brus...
Age: 45 month - 6 years
$5.49
2.0
What's hidden behind that yellow door?- The Latches Board is a beautifully-crafted board with polished brass locks, latches, hooks and clasps and features colorful hide-and-seek pictures behind each ...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$24.99
4.5
800 STICKERS! A cornucopia of multi-themed stickers in these over-sized books will delight and inspire young decorators.- Princesses, Safari, Farm Animals and more are sure to WOW your little prince...
Age: 39 month - 6 years
$4.99
4.5
Boys (and girls) will love it! - A cornucopia of multi-themed stickers in these over-sized books will delight and inspire young decorators. - Dimensions: 11 x 14 x .5 ...10 pages, 500+ stickers (y...
Age: 39 month - 6 years
$4.99
5.0
Everything your young artist needs when inspiration strikes!- Four eight ounce bottles of vibrant poster paint (R/B/Y/G)- Four spill-proof paint cups- Four medium sized brushes- A roll of easel paper-...
Age: 45 month - 5 years
$34.99
4.5
Recognizing color, shape and size, and sorting objects into groups are the _building blocks_ of beginning math skills. What better way to explore these important concepts than with boldly colored wood...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$14.99
4.0
I'll have a Dagwood with all the extras. - The Sandwich Making Set has eight, solid, wooden, mix-and-match pieces with Velcro tabs to help the pieces stay together.- The Sandwich Making Set inclu...
Age: 33 month - 57 month
$19.99
4.5
Sir it. Fry it!- The Wooden Stir Fry Slicing Playset helps teach basic color recognition, beginning math skills, and encourages creative expression. - This toy also promotes fine motor and hand/eye ...
Age: 57 month - 7 years
$19.99
4.5
Get Painting!- Not all paints are created equal (we found that out the hard way) but this set is definitley a step above the rest - The new premium-quality, washable paints are specially formulated t...
Age: 45 month - 7 years
$9.99
4.0