Bug Toys for 4 Year Olds

Bug Toys for 4 Year Olds

Your 4 year old is bound to be a little bit obsessed with bugs these days. If your child is already in the stage where he or she is asking questions about insects, it’s time to go shopping for a new toy that can encourage their interest and make insect observation fun.

What to get kids who like bugs?

To help you find age-appropriate toys, as well as some cool gadgets for kids, we’ve compiled this list of the best insect toys for 4 year olds:

HEXBUG Real Bugs Nanos 5 Pack

  • Calling all pranksters! HEXBUG now has nano Real Bugs! These fast, creepy critters crawl around using our patented nano vibration technology and are shaped to look like real insects, perfect for pranks and freaking out your friends! This pack features a Cicada, a Cockroach, a Japanese Beetle, a Water Scorpion, and an Assassin Bug! Choose one or all 5 creepy crawlers in your pack and let the fun begin. With a simple switch, they’re ready to scurry about.
  • Real Bugs are the perfect prank! Powered by nano vibration technology, choose one or all 5 of these insect imposters to scurry on any hard surface and start the scares! nano has patented vibration technology. You can fool and prank your family and friends. These party animals are autonomous scurrying motions. 5 different Real Bugs included (the Japanese Beetle, Water Scorpion, Cockroach, Cicada, and Assassin Bug).
  • Set your Real Bug on a hard surface and watch as it autonomously maneuvers itself around obstacles. You can use these fake plastic figures to trick and scare your friends. With 5 pieces inside the package, these roaches and spiders make wonderful gifts and scary toys. Boys and girls can find these assorted faux insects fun from Halloween to Christmas. These kids’ toys are realistic, and natural, and can even be used for education or decoration!
  • HEXBUG Real Bugs Nanos 5 Pack is compliant with CPSIA standards. Ages 3 years and up. This robotic toy set is battery-powered. Batteries included are LR44 button cells.
  • What is HEXBUG? HEXBUG is a brand of tech toys for kids with roots in creating innovative children’s toys based around insects. Now, HEXBUG has a range of entertaining kids toys and other creative products to help aspiring children cultivate a love for STEM and STEM products.
So realistic and amazing quality!! Good for boys or girls!! It’s just a really fun little toy. Kids of all ages and adults always comment on how cool they are.

Nature Bound Bug Catcher Vacuum with Light Up Critter Habitat Case

  • Bug Catcher & Habitat Kit with LED laser light for day and nighttime play
  • Built-in magnifier in both the vacuum and the habitat so you get two toys in one. Great for collecting, exploring, and even classroom use
  • Patented capture core container for trapping bugs, then transport them to your habitat without touching them. A STEM toy for home or classroom
  • Carabineer clip and carrying handle are great for kids ages 3 and above
  • Packaged in a colorful box so it is great for gift giving. Batteries are not included.
Such a neat modern bug catcher.
You don’t have to worry about bugs getting out as you do with a net because of all the catching compartments. I actually even used it to catch a hornet that got into my house!!! Easy catch and release 🙂
Definitely recommend it to any boy moms out there.

Plastic Insect Toys

Plastic Bugs Set

  • 73 piece no duplicated small lifelike insect toys kit include scorpion, centipede, mantis, spider, bee, ladybird, leech, roaches, cricket, dragonfly, gecko, frog, snake, ant, cicada, butterfly, etc.
  • These fake bugs’ bulk are made of high-quality plastic material, soft, with no sharp edge. Each tiny insect measures from 2″ to 6″. Realistic looking and bright colors can spark kids interest in the insect world.
  • Perfect for insect-themed parties, Goodies bag fillers, Class game rewards, Christmas stocking stuffers, pinata fillers, Easter eggs, Treasure box prizes, and bug candy, also they are great as both pool toys.
  • Great Preschool Educational toy for 3-year-old and age ups. It can help children to explore nature and learn about insects Creature. Enhance imagination and memorization & foster science curiosities while Playtime.
My toddler was freaked out by how real looking they are. Eventually, he warmed up and now it’s fun to scare each other with them. It’s great for desensitizing him from fear of insects and instilling a love of science.

Nature Bound Toys Bugs & Critters

This deluxe set of 10 exotic critters is super realistic. Made of high-quality plastic – they are rugged and weatherproof. These giant 3″ bugs and reptiles will fool brothers, sisters, parents, and teachers! Kids will have hours of fun while they learn about nature and biology.

Great for teaching, counting, sorting, or just plain fun. This colorful and durable set includes a scorpion, ant, grasshopper, chameleon, spotted gecko, a giant spider, newt, lizard, giant bee, and a black beetle. Arrives in a color box great for gift giving. Safety tested for ages 4 + and the perfect toy for boys and girls.

Bought this for my buggy-obsessed three-year-old grandson and he loved it! Very realistic but larger so he can play with them. Fun and educational.

Insect Lore Life Cycle Figurines

  • Our Complete set includes the fascinating life cycle stages of the Butterfly, Ladybug, Honey Bee, Praying Mantis, Ant, and Frog.
  • These oversized, anatomically correct figures have been accurately painted and sculpted to show each stage of development
  • Each detailed, four-piece set is made of durable, flexible plastic and is fun and educational
  • Mix them up and encourage your child to place them in the correct order
  • STEM Accessory Certified toys can help cultivate an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
We love this educational life cycle set. The quality is excellent and the details! The size is larger than most. I just can not say enough good things about this set. The price for what you get is excellent. I would highly recommend it for any play or teaching setting.

Outdoor Explorer Kit

  • SUPER VALUE PACK. Our Exploring Safari Set includes a safari vest, explorer hat, kids binoculars, kids flashlight, Butterfly Net, Tweezers and Bug Containers, magnifying glass, and kids compass.
  • UNIQUE DESIGN & EASY TO USE. This Explorer Set is beneficial for kids when it comes to educational games. A great way to make your kid love nature and explore it. Catching the insects and bugs you are interested in. This is perfect for pretend play and roleplay. Let their imagination run free and show them how to understand the great outdoors.
  • ENDLESS FUN. This pretend play exploration set is great for discovering games. Perfect for indoor or outdoor adventure paleontologist and safari play, exploring, paleontology for kids, and Park Ranger.
Our little guy is almost 3 and wants to look at every bug, butterfly, etc. I gifted him a toddler book on bugs and this set. He is loving it…but typical toddler…not yet ready to wear the vest and hat 😀

Learning Resources Bug Finder Adventure Set

  • ONLY on Amazon! This fun learning toy is EXCLUSIVE to Amazon, where you’ll also find many more of our award-winning learning toys!
  • Backyard Bug Adventures: Find, catch, and observe all kinds of backyard bugs with this hands-on science adventure set! Handy Bug-Finding Tools: Designed with little hands in mind, this set’s Jumbo Tweezer and Handy Scooper help kids catch bugs the easy way!
  • Up-Close Observation: Whether they’re looking through the Jumbo Magnifier or peering into the Big View Bug Jar, kids can explore the up-close features of bugs, leaves, and more!
  • Ages and Stages: Specially designed with preschoolers in mind, this set helps kids as young as 3 build fine motor skills and more!
  • Give the Gift of Learning: Whether you’re shopping for holidays, birthdays, or just because, toys from Learning Resources help you discover new learning fun every time you give a gift!
This is honestly THE perfect set to get your kids into bugs. I love how all the pieces are very vibrant in colors and simple to use. Each piece is described in detail below:

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