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Holiday Shopping Guide Day 5


Its the last day of our Holiday Shopping Guide Series and today is dedicated to toys that will be fun for the whole family! One of the best experiences a child can have developmentally is the opportunity to learn from, grow with, and interact with their parents and/or other loved ones!

Peaceable Kingdom Stack Up

This game is great because its three levels of difficulty make it easy for it to grow with your child. Its an award winning game that centers around tower building, which can be a great activity for developing fine motor and visual motor skills.

Best for Ages: 36 months - 5 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Color Matching

  • Hand Eye Coordination

  • Cooperation

  • Following Directions

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Visual Motor Skills

  • Turn Taking

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game

This game focuses on fine motor skills, so OTs love it!. Similar to Hi Ho Cherry-O, players attempt to fill their tree with nuts, but they use a little squirrel that is actually tongs. So great for fine motor skills and hand strength!

Best for ages: 3-5 years

Skills addressed:

• Fine Motor Skills

• Color Identification

• Matching

• Turn Taking

• Cooperative Play

• Hand Strength

  • Grasping Patterns

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Peaceable Kingdom Feed the Woozle

Another great game for fine and gross motor skill development! Use a spoon to feed the monster his snacks. It has 3 levels and lots of fun ways to play!

Best for Ages: 36 months - 6 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Body Awareness

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • Counting

  • Turn Taking

  • Following directions

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Peaceable Kingdom Willy’s Wiggly Web

We love Peaceable Kingdom’s board games, and this one addresses scissor skills! Awesome! It also addresses a lot of other developmental skills including cooperative play, following directions, counting and more!

Best for Ages: 36 months - 6 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Turn Taking

  • Following Directions

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Gross Motor Skills

  • Cooperation

  • Bilateral Coordination

  • Scissor Skills

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Based on the popular book, this game is an fun game that helps children with counting and developing find motor skills. The object of the game is to get your five monkeys on the spring-action bed before it pops. Sure it bring on lots of fun and laughter!

Best for Ages: 36 months - 8 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Counting

  • Hand Strength

  • Hand Eye Coordination

  • Cooperative Play

Where to buy it: Find it here, on Amazon

Dr Suess What’s in the Cat’s Hat?

In this game, one player, hides a household object inside the hat. The other players use questions, clues, and the hat’s exploratory features to guess what it is!

Best for Ages: 36 months - 15 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Identification

  • Problem Solving

  • Vocabulary

  • Tactile Discrimination

  • Turn Taking

  • Social Skills

Where to buy it: Find it here, on Amazon

OgoSport Super Disk

One of the most fun gross motor toys around, the Super Disk is can be a giant frisbee or a bouncy racquet for tennis balls, Koosh balls, and even water balloons! Hours of endless fun!

Best for ages: 36 months - 10 years Skills addressed:

  • Visual Motor

  • Throwing and Catching

  • Hand Eye Coordination

  • Gross Motor Skills

  • Trunk Rotation

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Avalanche Fruit Stand

Any game with tweezers or tongs is a great game for fine motor development and pincher grasp to prepare kids for handwriting and this one is so much fun! Spin the wheel, then use the jumbo tweezers to pick or place fruit. Also game also helps to reinforce color and fruit vocabulary.

Best for Ages: 36 months - 10 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Following Directions

  • Turn Taking

  • Visual Discrimination

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Pincher Grasp

  • Hand Strength

  • Color and Fruit Identification

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Frida’s Fruit Fiesta Game

Another great game with tongs. In this game, there are three spinners, which provides more opportunities for visual scanning and more fun! Matching letters during the game also helps with letter identification.

Best for ages: 4-6 years

Skills addressed:

• Fine Motor Skills

• Visual Scanning

• Letter Identification

• Turn Taking

• Hand Strength

  • Pincher Grasp

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Robot Face Race

Adorable game for visual scanning! Everyone scans for the robot face that matches the game example. First one to find it wins that around. Simple, fun, and perfect for developing visual skills. What more could you want?

Best for ages: 4-8 years

Skills addressed:

• Visual Perceptual

• Visual Scanning

• Visual Discrimination

• Turn Taking

• Color Identification

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Cat in the Hat I Can Do That!

Simple game that addresses a lot of great skills including following directions, gross motor skills, and body awareness. Kids will have a lot of fun balancing, crawling, leaping, and skipping with the the crazy props. This helps keep kids with shorter attention spans entertained, and helps to motivate kids who don’t enjoy gross motor movement.

Best for Ages: 4 years - 8 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Balance

  • Bilateral Coordination

  • Body Awareness

  • Following Directions

  • Turn Taking

Where to buy it: Find it here, on Amazon

Cranium Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo is a great game to get the whole family moving. Kids bounce, spin, and jump between the colorful pads, all while learning new shapes, colors, and words. Its also great for following direction skills. All the activities are so fun, even the parents will want to get up and move!

Best for Ages: 4 years - 10 years

Skills Addressed:

  • Gross Motor Skills

  • Motor Coordination

  • Visual Scanning

  • Following Directions

  • Vocabulary

  • Identification

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Touchy Feely

Your child will use their sense of touch to reach into the covered container and feel around for the object their card. Such a great game for tactile discrimination!

Best for ages: 5+

Skills addressed

  • Sensory Perception

  • Tactile Discrimination

  • Turn Taking

  • Fine Motor Skills

Where to buy: Find it here, from Marbles the Brain Store

Ker-plunk

Such a great game for fine motor skills and developing appropriate grasping patterns. Simple to play too, simply place the sticks in the container, then pull them out, without letting your marbles fall into your compartment!

Best for Ages: 5+

Skills Addressed:

  • Problem Solving

  • Turn Taking

  • Find Motor Skills

  • Grasping Patterns

Where To Buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Apples to Apples Junior

Apples to Apples Junior is the game of hilarious comparisons! Based on the popular card and party game, Apples to Apples, this Junior version gives kids hilarious, fast-paced fun while also building their vocabulary and thinking skills.

Best for Ages: 9 years +

Skills Addressed:

  • Turn Taking

  • Vocabulary

  • Problem Solving

Where to Buy: Find it here, on Amazon

Hedbanz

With Hedbanz, kids use their heads in more ways than one! By using deductive reasoning to figure out the answer, kids build on their imagination and memory skills. And since each player asks and answers questions, everyones involved from beginning to end!

Best for Ages: 7 years +

Skills Addressed:

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Social Skills

  • Turn Taking

  • Memory

  • Vocabulary

Where to buy: Find it here, on hedbanz.com

Spot It

Another great game for visual scanning! Between any two cards, there is only one matching symbol, find it and you’re the winner! This game helps develop visual scanning skills, which are so so important for reading, writing, and every day life!

Best for ages: 6 - 10 years

Skills addressed:

  • Visual Discrimination

  • Matching

  • Visual Discrimination

  • Turn Taking

  • Visual Scanning

  • Cooperative Play

  • Vocabulary

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon.

Learning Resources Crocodile Hop A Floor Mat

Kids roll the cube and learn numbers, colors, shapes and counting then hop to a spot. Great for cognitive skills and gross motor skills!

Best for Age: 4+

Skills Addressed:

  • Following Directions

  • Turn Taking

  • Visual Discrimination

  • Problem Solving

  • Fine Motor Skills

  • Identification

Where to buy: Find it here, on Amazon

We have had so fun much sharing our shopping guides this week! Please let us know if you have any questions or any toy suggestions to share with us. Be sure to check out our shopping guides for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school aged kids as well. Also, don't forget to like and share our Facebook page. The drawing for the Visa Gift card will happen tomorrow at midnight!

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