Pretend Play Toys 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!




Your little crafter can make this wooden flower mirror bloom with beauty! - A glorious flower stays fresh in an elegant vase in this decorate-your-own kit. - Craft glue, stickers, jewels and golden gl...
Age: 51 month - 5 years
$10.98
3.0
Mirror Mirror on the wall whose the fairest of them all?- Your reflection will be regal in this glamorous wooden mirror set, once it's been decorated! - This kit includes a royal wooden mirror, glitte...
Age: 51 month
$8.50
4.5
EBEANSTALK TOP SELLER: FREQUENTLY SELLS-OUT - Add pizzazz to scrapbooks, posters, cards and school projects with this fabulous collection of alphabet and number stickers.- Aspiring graphic designers w...
Age: 39 month - 5 years
$8.45
5.0
Every girl wants to be a ballerina.- This prima ballerina, with posable arms and legs, and open and close eyes, is ready for the spotlight. - Victoria 's shiny brunette hair may be styled and her beau...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$35.99
4.0
Garbage Trucks are a favorite truck of little boys everywhere. -Cleaning up the ''neighborhood'' is more fun when your toddler plays with this hand-operated durable wooden garbage truck -It's a favo...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$16.48
4.5
Catch it!- Have a ball with this amphibian twist on a classic backyard game.- Set includes two soft balls and two charming froggy catchers . - Dimensions Packaged: 8.5 x 11.75 x 4.75 View all our outd...
Age: 54 month - 7 years
$14.28
4.0
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, was...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$5.60
3.5
Puppy has a tummy ache!- The care of your pets, large and small, will be in capable hands when your little vet is suited up in a machine-washable blue lab coat, facemask and surgical cap. - A stethosc...
Age: 36 month - 5 years
$29.69
4.5
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 includes ...
Age: 33 month - 57 month
$22.99
4.5
It's Jumbo! - Colorful, chunky, triangular chalk sticks are easy to grasp and won't roll away! - Non-toxic chalk is great inside for chalkboards or paper, or outside for sidewalk fun! - The unique sha...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$1.49
4.0
Yummmyyy!- Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to remove these 4 delectable-looking wooden cupcakes from their cupcake baking tray. This special set has 4 dry erase markers shaped like icing ...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$21.98
4.0
Get children moving with these ready-for-fun play tunnels. - Made of durable materials and bursting with colorful character art, these tunnels set up quickly for play time and fold up easily for conve...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$30.98
4.5