This article will show you examples of items that are around 4 feet tall.
If you are estimating the height of something or comparing the height of different items, it can be difficult to figure out exactly how tall 4 feet is.
Learning about different items that are the same height can help you be more accurate with your estimations.
Here are 9 examples of things that are 4 feet tall.
- 7-Year-old child
- Cat tree
- Garden fence
- Storage box
- 4 Rulers
- 2 Mini fridges
- Hockey net
- 6 Cinder blocks
4 feet is equal to 48 inches or 1.22 meters.
1. 7-year-old child
The average height of a 7-year-old child is around 4 feet. This is for both girls and boys as there is not much difference between them in height at this age.
Although not every child’s growth rate is the same, the average height at the age of 7 will be between 3.8 – 4.2 feet.
The growth rate of a child between the ages of 6 and 12, is around 2.5 inches per year.
2. Cat tree
Cat trees are also called cat condos or cat posts. They are used by cats to play, scratch, and sleep on. They also love to sit on top of them and watch out the window.
Cat trees can be purchased at most pet stores and online. Some people prefer to build them as a DIY project to put their personal touch on it.
Although these trees are available in many different sizes, the 4 foot tall cat tree is commonly used. Here is an example of one available on Amazon.
Dressers for your home are built in many different shapes and sizes.
A common height for these dressers is 4 feet or 48” tall. Depending on the space you have available and your decor, this is a comfortable height for most people and it will match other furniture shapes and sizes in your home.
4. Garden fence
A garden fence is a great way to divide your garden space from other areas in the yard. Fences will give you a great visual representation of where the garden area starts and stops.
Garden fences are also helpful in keeping animals and unwanted critters out of your garden. One of the great features of an outdoor garden fence, is you can personalize it in any way you wish to suit your style.
Several different materials are available to build your fence with from wood to plastic, and you can build it to any height you wish. You can also purchase pre-built fencing if you choose.
Although a 2-foot tall garden fence is commonly used, you have the option of a taller size around 4 feet tall if you need the extra height.
5. Storage box
Storage boxes or storage bins are a very convenient and easy way to keep items safe and secure. Certain storage boxes can be used outside on the patio as a deck box.
Many of these boxes are available in a variety of sizes but one of the most common size is a 4 foot or 48-inch size. They can be purchased or many people prefer to build a DIY storage box.
6. 4 rulers
The common ruler that is used in schools and construction is 12 inches or 1 foot long. If you can picture 4 rulers placed on top of each other, they would measure 4 feet tall.
The ruler is used for drawing straight lines or measuring the length or height of something. Rulers have the measurement of centimeters on the top and inches on the bottom.
7. 2 mini-fridges
A mini fridge is a popular option for spaces that are too small for a regular sized refrigerator. They are great for offices, hospitals, and dorms where there is a need to keep smaller sized food items and drinks.
Normal sized mini fridge is around 24 inches or 2 feet tall. If you place 2 mini fridges on top of each other, they would equal 4 feet tall.
8. Hockey net
If you are a hockey fan and follow the National Hockey league (NHL), you will know that a hockey net or goal net is used. A player scores a goal by shooting a hockey puck into the net.
The height of a regulation size hockey net is 4 feet or 48 inches. It is also 6 feet or 72 inches wide.
9. 6 Cinder blocks
Cinder blocks are rectangle shaped blocks of concrete that are hollow in the middle. The dimensions of a cinder block is 8 x 8 x 16 inches. If you stack 6 of them together, they would equal 48 inches or 4 feet tall.
Cinder blocks are used in smaller construction projects or building walls around an area of your yard. Like a pond or garden.
Larger construction jobs will normally use concrete blocks instead of cinder blocks. The difference between them is the cinder blocks are hollow where the concrete blocks are not.