At Eyas Landing, our team of multidisciplinary therapists are always thinking about ways for our families to reinforce the work we do at our clinic in the home. Gift giving is the perfect opportunity to give children with developmental conditions, such as Autism, ADHD, or sensory processing disorders, gifts that will promote their development. Below are our Top Ten with a major focus on promoting fine motor development while having fun!

1. Tomy Toomies Hide and Squeak Eggs– Affordable, simple, and goes beyond fine motor skills. In addition to helping motor skills development, the toy helps children learn how to sort and match colors.

2. Vtech Latches and Doors Busy Board Build motor skills by moving the latches, switches, and key. This toy also teaches animals and numbers. Songs and lights are included to keep kids interested.

3. Playskool Explore ‘N’ Grow Busy Gears 11 interchangeable gears/songs and lights included. Little ones can practice their fine motor skills as they grasp and clutch the gears. Moving and stacking them helps them explore spatial relationships and cause and effect.

4. Learning Resources Spike The Fie Motor Hedgehog Build fine motor skills with chunky, peg-shaped pieces that fit to the back of this friendly hedgehog. 14 pieces included, with easy storage for spikes.

5. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Piggy Bank Interactive toy piggy bank that includes three learning settings. Drop the coins into piggy’s back or press the nose for fun songs, sounds, and phrases.

6. Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube Creative sorting game, includes 12 easy-to-grip shapes and is very sturdy.

7. Playy22 Activity Cube with Bead Maze This educational multi play activity cube includes five different ways to play and it strengthens more than fine motor skills, including shape and color recognition, number counting, hand eye coordination, problem solving skills, and more.

8. Step2 Ball Buddies Tunnel Tower Designed for little hands to maneuver balls through the tunnel and down the ramp. Challenges motor skills and teaches cause and effect play. Several pieces included. No batteries required.

9. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Peek and Play Busy Garden a garden-themed toy with a 3 stage learning system that lights up and plays music. Music and phrases teach the alphabet, counting 1-10, colors and healthy habits.

10. Learning Resouces Hoot the Finer Motor Owl a budget friendly, educational toy that features different shapes/ colors. Helps build hand strength, coordination, scissor skills, and other fine motor essentials.

Eyas Landing is a therapy clinic with a mission to provide evidence-based and family-centered therapy services for children, adolescents, and their families. The primary goal is to deliver relationship-based interventions within the most natural environments and to empower families to reach their full potential. To achieve this goal, our highly educated, compassionate staff dedicates time and expertise to create experiences that maximize therapeutic outcomes. The strength, determination, and perseverance of our clients are evident as they succeed in therapy, and ultimately in their daily lives.

Eyas Landing offers a wide range of comprehensive services including Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, ABA Therapy, Social Work, Family Therapy, and Neuropsych testing. Services are provided throughout the Chicagoland area via Telehealth, In-Home, and in our state of the art clinic.

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