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December 20, 2023

Therapist Gift Guide

The therapists at C&FD have loved sharing their top gift recommendations on our social media pages this holiday season! We’ve compiled a list of gifts that are not only engaging, but can help support your child’s development. Discover last-minute gift ideas below that are therapist recommended and kid approved.

One Trick Pony

Age Range: 4+

Skills Supported: turn taking, counting, language expansion, multi-step sequencing

Bonus content: modifications can be made to volume for auditory sensitivities unlike many of the other “pop up games”

Twister Junior

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: supports core strength, balance, body awareness, motor planning

Melissa & Doug Scoop and Serve Ice Cream Counter

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: language, pretend play, fine motor, pre-academic skills (counting)

Pattern Play

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: targets visual spatial and fine motor skills

Don’t Break the Ice

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: turn-taking, fine motor control, cause and effect

Eric Carle Matching Game

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: attention, dexterity, compare and contrast, problem solving, visual memory

Trouble

Age Range: 4+

Skills Supported: counting, turn-taking, verbal reasoning, fine motor skills, one-to-one correspondence

Red Light Green Light

Age Range: 3+

Skills Supported: listening skills, color recognition, following one-step directions, gross motor control

Hedbanz

Age Range: 7+

Skills Supported: Increase vocabulary, flexible thinking, recall, word recognition, fair play skills

Hungry Hungry Hippos

Age Range: 4+

Skills Supported: counting, color recognition, math concepts (least/most), hand-eye coordination

 

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