Category Archive: Gift & Toy Ideas

Touch Magic Rockin’ Guitar

Isaiah really enjoys the Touch Magic toys from Leap Frog. He received the Touch Magic Rockin’ Guitar for his birthday. He loves the guitar! These toys have bright vibrant colors and only require a gentle touch to operate. Leap Frog has discounted the Rockin’ Guitar by 40% to $14.99 through April 30th if you follow …

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New Toy Ideas

The Christmas holiday just ended so this isn’t the most popular time for looking for new toys, but I wanted to share a few great toys that my son received this holiday. Finding toys that he will engage with is always a bit of a struggle so I’m hoping to give you some ideas for …

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Toy Selection Guide for Visual Impairment

SELECTING TOYS FOR CHILDREN WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS Moving up and down the aisles of the toy stores or searching the web for just the right toy can be a daunting experience for even the savviest shopper. Families of children with visual impairments often ask for a list of toys that are appropriate for their children. …

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Coloring, Painting, Art Toys

Do-A-Dot Rainbow Art Set (Set of 6) Melissa & Doug Jumbo Triangular Crayons Melissa & Doug Jumbo Paint Brushes (set of 4) Crayola Model Magic Deluxe Variety Pack – I saw a great tip over at Love that Max about using Model Magic on paint brush handles, crayons or markers to provide a custom grip …

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Toys for Fine Motor or Occupational Therapy

PEGBOARDS Learning Resources Stacking Shapes Pegboard Lauri Toys Tall-Stacker Pegs and Pegboard Set Jumbo Easy Grip Pegs & Pegboard Set – These pegs have a bigger gripping surface which might be easier to manipulate for some children. SHAPE SORTERS Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks Toysmith Battat Sound Puzzle Box OTHER TOYS THAT WORK ON …

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Toy Ideas for High Tone in Upper Body

We received these ideas from a mom whose daughter has high tone in her upper body. Thanks for the great ideas and taking the time to share them. If you have any other suggestions of toys in this category, please comment below. This piano can be activated using your feet and can be placed in …

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Music Toys

Melissa & Doug Band in a Box– My son LOVES these simple musical instruments. LeapFrog Learn and Groove Music Wand – I love LeapFrog products! LeapFrog Learn & Groove Counting Maracas Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube – Another favorite of my son. The music activates with a light touch which makes it easy for him to …

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Toys & Videos for Letter & Number Recognition

VIDEOS FOR LETTER RECOGNITION LeapFrog: Letter Factory Leapfrog: The Amazing Alphabet Amusement Park TOYS FOR LETTER AND NUMBER RECOGNITION Melissa & Doug Magnetic Wooden Alphabet Munchkin Bath Letters and Numbers LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Alphabet Set – Styles May Vary LeapFrog Letter Discoveries – This toy requires the ability to use your pointer finger.

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