Therapeutic Holiday Gift Guide
We are breaking down our Top Ten Gift Ideas for Children, with a major focus on promoting fine and gross motor development, all while having fun! All of these Gift Ideas are approved by our Eyas Landing Therapists!
1) Music Music Music!!!
Music is fun, it is engaging, it encourages singing and dancing and can involve the whole family!
2) Get Creative
Get busy creating art with different mediums: paint, chalk, crayons, and putty! All children have an inner Picasso just waiting to be unleashed!
3) Fine Motor Fun
Some of the best toys engage both fine and gross motor skills. Some of our favorite toys help us to build new and different structures each day! As your child matures these toys will grow and adapt with them!
4) Education with a Spin
Learning really can be fun!
- Learning Resources Fruit and Vegetable Color Sorting
- Learning Resources Counting Cookies
- Color/Number Bug Catcher
- Alphabet Soup Sorters
5) Play Ball!
So many fun activities for indoor or outdoor play!
- Ogo Sport Set
- Pro Ball Sports Set: Basketball, Soccer, and Football
- Little Tikes Basketball Hoop
- Color Your Own Ball
6) Active Play
Movement is the best! These toys address strength, coordination, and balance.
7) Help Out Around the House
Here are some toys which allow the child to be a part of the action!
- Melissa & Doug: Dust, Sweep, Mop!
- Toy Dyson Vacuum
- Little Tikes Gas and Go Lawn Mower
- House of Marbles Gardening Set
- KidKraft Vintage Play Kitchen
8) Being Strong is Cool!
Here are some equipment that you can use to make your child stronger!
9) Balance is fun!
Here are some toys that promote balance, safety awareness and strength, all while having fun!
Yoga has proven to help children with spatial awareness, strength, balance, and emotional regulation!
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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