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!




Crank the elevator to raise the two wooden cars up all four levels, then watch them roll down the ramps. - There'plenty of parking for the rest of your toy-car collection.- A parking booth and attenda...
Age: 42 month - 5 years
$87.98
5.0
Slice me up a piece of watermelon please!- This set contains:- Eight pieces of wooden food- A cutting board- And a wooden knife- Food makes a fun CRUNCH sound when sliced. With 31 pieces, it's also a...
Age: 48 month
$21.98
4.5
Hitch the trailer, load the excavator and roll out!- As this tall yellow truck heads to the building site, the tough excavator stays in place on the grooved flatbed.- Then the ramp comes down, the exc...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$20.70
4.0
With rosy colors and charming decorations, this 17-piece butterfly-themed set sweetens tea-party play.- The durable, food-safe plastic components are usable at snacktime, too!- 4 tea cups.- 4 spoons.-...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$22.00
4.0
Visit a farm, a prehistoric landscape, a desert oasis, a jungle, or the deep blue sea, all in this interactive sticker book! The glossy, full-color backgrounds are ready to be filled with over 150 sti...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$8.49
5.0
Dressed in an elegant gown and jewel-like tiara, Princess Celeste is always prepared for her royal duties! Embellished with 'golden' embroidery, her petal-pink 'velvet' and 'satin' dress also features...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$20.69
4.0
Fifty beautiful pictures with room for lots of pink!- Oversized 11 x 14 premium white bond paper, featuring outline drawings of fairies, princesses, and more.- The pages are printed on one side only, ...
Age: 36 month - 6 years
$4.40
5.0
Mmmmm...chocolate chip cookies!- Kids will enjoy cutting and baking their own cookies! This wooden Slice and Bake Cookie Set includes:- 12 cookies - 18 colorful toppings- Knife- Spatula- Kitchen mitt-...
Age: 36 month - 48 month
$31.99
4.5
Ice-Cream! Ice-Cream!- Now kids can spend all day making sky high cones without ending up with a melted puddle after a long day of play! Includes:- 4 magnetic ice cream scoops- 2 cones - Two magnetic ...
Age: 36 month - 7 years
$28.05
5.0
Finally!- An oversized coloring book where the outline drawing appears on one side only, so that your child's masterpiece won't smudge. - The 11 x 14 paper is premium white bond and the pages tear out...
Age: 33 month - 5 years
$5.23
5.0
An assortment of paint brushes for your little artist!- Young painters will appreciate this set of brushes with their oversized handles for an easy grasp. The set includes:- Four natural bristle brush...
Age: 24 month - 6 years
$7.68
4.5
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
$9.99
4.5