20 STEM Birthday Gift Ideas for a 4 Year Old Boy - Unique Gifter

20 STEM Birthday Gift Ideas for a 4 Year Old Boy

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Do you need to find a birthday gift for a 4 year old boy? Don’t waste this opportunity to make an impact on his life. Get him one of these brilliant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) gifts and show him that learning can be fun!

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STEM Birthday Gift Ideas for a 4 Year Old Boy


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Coding is the skill of the future and it’s never too early to learn. This cute Code-a-pillar is so fun that kids won’t realise that they’re learning at all! Although they’ll soon be clued up on programming basics.

Catch & Count Fishing Game

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He’ll love taking his own little fishing trip with this magnetic game. Not only is it really fun to use but he’ll also be practising his maths skills as his fishes!

Design & Drill Activity Center

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Boys will love using their very own drill to create cool, colorful patterns using this set. What’s great is that they’ll be developing their hand eye coordination skills at the same time!

Stomp Rocket

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What 4 year old boy isn’t going to love launching his very own rocket? This Stomp Rocket is even glow in the dark so he can watch it travel up, up and away on the darkest of nights!

First Robot Engineer Kit And Storybook

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Yes, 4 year olds can be engineers- robotics engineers at that! This comprehensive kit will teach boys how to construct their own robots by following along with the engaging storybook included. Brilliant!


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Inspire an interest in zoology with these brilliant Bugnoculars. Boys will love getting up close to the critters that they find on their backyard adventures.

My Own Leaptop

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This Leaptop will help boys to develop their computing skills and practice their ABC. They can even pretend to send emails!

Design & Drill Helicopter

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Give him the gift of his very own helicopter! Constructing it using the drill is only half the fun – he’ll then be able to fly it all over the place. It’s a gift that will provide hours of entertainment.


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This fantastic Subscope is a unique and pretty awesome gift! Boys will be able to explore underwater worlds and discover all sorts of creatures. It’s perfect for boys who love being outdoors.


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You can’t beat LEGO as a timeless STEM gift for a 4 year old boy. As well as developing those essential STEM skills, he can get immersed in building the world of his imagination.


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Supersize his block building time with these huge Playbrix! Boys will enjoy using the bricks to build towers that are taller than them!

Wow Wee COJI

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This is another super imaginative way to help 4 year olds learn to code. This cute robot, COJI will teach them basic coding principles using emojis!

Imagination Magnets

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This unique gift will help boys develop their fine motor skills as they piece together the colorful magnets. They’ll also use their imagination as they create their own creative magnetic images!


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Inspire a future architect with this brilliant gift! Boys will be able to use these Buildabouts to design their own buildings that they can then get inside and play with!

My First Microscope

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If the 4 year old boy that you know enjoys playing outdoors, this will be a great gift for him. He’ll be able to explore his environment on a whole other (microscopic) level with this sturdy Geosafari Microscope.


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These Magformers are super fun to click together and perfect to teach boys some basic engineering techniques!

My First Telescope

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Aspiring astronauts will totally love this My First Telescope. They’ll get a clear view of the moon and will enjoy exploring the night sky with this easy-to-use gift.

Scientific Explorer Backyard Kit

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This Scientific Explorer Kit is perfectly designed to turn outdoor playtime into one big science experiment! Boys will have hours of fun taking part in the activities that include making a worm hotel and catching live bugs.

First Science Laboratory

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The First Science Laboratory will make science any 4 year old boy’s favourite subject in no time! With all of the equipment that he could possibly need, plus experiment cards to follow, it’s the perfect introduction to chemistry (it’s never to early to start learning about that!)

Magnet Cruisers Kit

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Boys will have a great time snapping together these Magformers magnets to build their own, superfast cars!

Which of these brilliant STEM gifts are you going to choose to educate and inspire the 4 year old boy you know? If you do buy any of these gifts, we’d love to hear about it! Let us know in the comments or find us at @ugifter on twitter and @uniquegifter on instagram.

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