Ms. Amy B. likes the Sneaky Squirrel Game as the tongs work on fine motor skills and it also fosters turn taking and matching.
Ms Chrys believes every toddler needs a tricycle! As they pedal, they work on bilateral integration, strengthening and motor planning.
Ms Courtney loves Cat -N- The Hat I Can Do That! It's a great game for following multi-step directions and taking turns and the kids love it!
Ms. Elizabeth says that kids love to carry things around, so she recommends Leap Frog's Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket. Functional play skills are developed while kids work on putting in and pretend skills and matching.
Ms. Keira thinks that Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head are an ideal gift because so many skills are addressed: fine motor, body identification and awareness, cognition and language acquisition.
Ms. Kristin loves the Design and Drill! Your child will challenge his or her visual motor, fine motor and motor planning skills all while feeling like big stuff using a "power tool"!
Ms. Lindsey has been recommending a scooter with a wide board and two wheels in the back. It is great for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, builds strength and the kids love it!
Ms. Lynn loves a jump rope! Every child should have one to work on bilateral integration and motor planning skills!
Ms. Shelley digs the old-fashioned Duncan yo-yo, butterfly style! Its's simple, fun and you can take it wherever you go!
Ms. Sandi feels Rush Hour is a great game for older children because it makes you think and it's more interactive than something like Checkers or Chess.
Ms. Michelle finds that all children from the ages of 3 to 8 love the I Can Pound Activity Block. It fosters fine and visual motor development, bilateral motor coordination and enhances sensory development.