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December 2018

It's that time of year...


We are here to help!

Finding the "right" toy, gift or tool can feel like an overwhelming and daunting task with everything going on around the holidays. With so many options, it can be difficult to sift through and find just what you are looking for, we are here to help with ideas to help you narrow down your search and find something that is "just right".


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Fruit and Vegetable Cut-ups

Promotes pretend play, strengthens hands and fingers by pulling pieces apart and encourages problem solving, bilateral motor coordination, motor planning and visual spatial skills to correctly orient pieces to put them together and to use the included knife to cut them apart. 

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Blocks (of any kind)

Blocks not only work to develop gross and fine motor skills, but also provide the opportunity to hone children's problem-solving and creativity skills.

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Squigz offer a fun sensory attribute (big pop! sound when it disconnects) and versatility in how a child can play with them: they can connect to a variety smooth surfaces (bath tub, table, wall, each other, etc), they allow for imaginative play, problem-solving and help develop hand strength (pushing together/pulling apart) and visual perceptual/spatial skills.

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Foam Blocks

These blocks come in two sizes, toddler blocks which are smaller and kid blocks which are bigger. They are great to foster gross motor, visual motor, and visual perceptual skills.  There are endless ways to use these blocks and can play with them for many years.

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Offers a variety of gift ideas from birth to school-aged and/or skill/sensory focused 

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A guide that offers a wide range of sensory tools and toys for any sensory need

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Toys and tools for children with a range of developmental and sensory needs

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A list that provides clear, concrete developmental toys for each age range

Helpful Lists, Guides and Resources

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More helpful resources

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Fun and Function 

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

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Gift ideas for all ages and interests

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FatBrain Toys 

Exploration and Educational Toys for all ages

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Gifts for growing minds 

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