14 Homemade Gifts for 4 Year Olds

Are you looking for an easy gift to make on a budget for your four year olds this Christmas?  Here are some great ideas of Mom-made (or kid-made) gifts for older preschoolers.

We have a massive list of 101 homemade gifts for kids as well as the earlier posts in this series – homemade gifts for 1 year olds, homemade gifts for 2 year olds and homemade gifts for 3 year olds.

Don’t miss out on all the DIY gift fun!

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Life is a beautiful mess with a bunch of kiddos in the house, add to the chaos and the fun with a set of drums for your kids to bang around on!

Art your kids can make and wear is a lot of fun both to give.  Create a sample shirt for your child and give them the supplies so they can embellish their own T-shirts with stencils.

For the child who is a nature lover in your life, put the ingredients for the terrarium into a jar for your child to recreate their mini-ecosystem.

This is an awesome puzzle to gift to a young preschooler in your life.  The felt squares make it perfect for an on-the-go activity.

Gift your kiddo with a collection of fun straws and “wrappers” for your child to make straw rockets and shoot each other.

Help your child be a happy traveler with an on-the-go game.

Go fishing with your kiddos – in your living room – Make a set of fish for your child to catch.

Whip up a batch of Glow-in-the-dark chalks to gift to a art-loving child.  You can also use these as stocking stuffers.

Gift your child with a colorful science experiment – that they can wear!  Doodle with sharpie markers onto a white T-shirt.  Spray it with a secret ingredient and you will have a faux Tie-Dyed shirt.

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Create a collection of disguises using the templates over at My Baking Addiction.  They all look easy to make and will be a ton of fun for the pretending kiddo in your life.

Help your kids explore geometry with a homemade geoboard.  The Instructions to make this gift say that it will cost under $1 to make!

Wowsers!  There is not a kiddo out there who wouldn’t want to use this DIY Tree House as an action figure fort, or a staircase fit for princesses.

Help your child who is learning to write have a fun and ever-changing surface with a Chalkboard Book for them to decorate.

Play dominos with the kiddos – with this colorful collection of domino stones.

Are you doing a homemade, or partially homemade, Christmas?

We would love to hear about the toys you are making for your kids!




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An original "Quirky Momma" blogger and "Mommy" to six kids under six, when Rachel is not wiping crayon off the walls or wading through laundry, she can be found exploring and creating with her kiddos. She hopes to be someone who acts justly, loves kindness and walks humbly before God (Micah 6:8).