Holiday Gift Ideas Promoting Development

Picking the best gift for a child with so many options is difficult. Below are ideas to foster bilateral coordination, fine motor development, gross motor development, and sensory integration for every budget. Each toy is also linked to Amazon for easy access.

Bilateral Coordination
Bop it!
T-ball Set
Velcro Catch
Button Toys
Large Beads
Small Beads

Board Games
Hi Ho! Cherry-o
Candy Land
Chutes and Ladders
Monkeys in a Barrel
Don’t Break the Ice
Connect 4
Sneaky Snacky Squirrel

Fine Motor Toys
Pop-beads – Large
Pop-beads – Small
Easels ( chalk board , white board, painting , etc)
By Etch A Sketch
By Legos

Gross Motor Toys
By Romper Stompers
By Skip-It
By Scooter

Sensory Exploration
Slime (DIY recipes also available)
Play dough
Moon Sand
Art Supplies (glue, stickers, glitter glue)
Silly Putty

By Dr. Baily Zubel, OTD, OTR/L

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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