Ready Set Grow's Favorite Holiday Gift Picks!
Check out our top 20 favorite holiday gifts to work on your child's development!
Squigz: Amazon.com: Fat Brain Toys Squigz Starter Set, 24 Piece : Toys & Games
Great for kids ages three and up these are great to work on fine motor strength, bilateral coordination, and imagination!
Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog: Amazon.com: Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor Hedgehog, Fine Motor and Sensory Toy, Educational Toys for Toddlers, Ages 18 months+ : Toys & Games
Great for our younger kiddos to work on grasp, eye hand coordination, color identification, and more.
Happinest Turtle Balance Stepping Stones: Amazon.com: Hapinest Turtle Steps Balance Stepping Stones Obstacle Course Coordination Game for Kids and Family - Indoor or Outdoor Sensory Play Equipment Toys Toddler Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 Years and Up : Toys & Games
These turtle shells are well made and are good to work on gross motor skills, following directions, etc. Kids can make their own obstacle course or follow the directions that they come with.
Brainflakes: Amazon.com: Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set - A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks - Tested for Children's Safety - A Great Stem Toy for Both Boys and Girls : Toys & Games
Fun way for kids ages 5 and up to work on fine motor skills. You can build 3d designs on your own or follow the step by step directions inside the package.
Helping Hands Fine Motor Tool Set: Amazon.com: Learning Resources Helping Hands Fine Motor Tool Set Toy, Fine Motor and Sensory Toy, Scoop Toys for Toddlers, Educational Toys for Kids, Ages 3+ : Toys & Games
These are perfect for using in a sensory bin to pick up small objects working on all the little muscles in the hands!
Kinetic Sand Beach Sand: Amazon.com: Kinetic Sand, 3lbs Beach Sand for Ages 3 & Up (Packaging May Vary) : Toys & Games
This Kinetic Sand sticks together making it great to use indoors as it does not make a big mess. So relaxing to bury your hands and feet and pretend you are at the beach.
Jenga: Amazon.com: Hasbro Gaming: Jenga Classic Game : Toys & Games
Not only is Jenga great for fine motor skills, but it is also great to teach self regulation, using the appropriate amount of pressure, and waiting your turn. You can even write exercises on each piece to do when that piece is picked to add some gross motor skills into the game.
Zoom Ball: Amazon.com: Goliath Hydro Zoom Ball (2 Player) : Toys & Games
Definitely one of our favorites at Ready Set Grow! Great way to work on arm and trunk strength, bilateral coordination, and waiting/self regulation!
Body Socks: Amazon.com: Sensory Sack (Medium), Body Sock, Calming Therapy Blanket, Sensory Toys Stress Relief, Anxiety, Autism, ADHD, ADD, Tactile Items for Therapeutic Play, Kids Fidget Toy, Body Pod in Green - Sensory4U : Health & Household
Body socks can be used for self regulation and calming, endurance and body awareness. A great therapy tool to have at home.
Spot It: Amazon.com: Spot It! Classic Card Game | Game for Kids | Age 6+ | 2 to 8 Players | Average Playtime 15 Minutes | Purple and Yellow Packaging | Made by Zygomatic
The kids at Ready Set Grow love this game. Great to work on visual perceptual skills as well as attention.
Joey Jump: Amazon.com: edxeducation Joey Jump - In Home Learning Activity for Kids Physical Play - Stomp and Catch Board - Learn to Catch - Build Coordination : Toys & Games
Fun way for kids to work on gross motor skills and eye hand coordination by themselves or with a friend!
Rush Hour Game: Amazon.com: ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Brain Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Tons of Fun With Over 20 Awards Won, International Bestseller for Over 20 Years : Toys & Games
Fun game for kids ages 8 and up to work on visual perceptual skills as well as some frustration tolerance as well all know rush hour traffic can be very frustrating!
Don't Break The Ice: Amazon.com: Don't Break the Ice Game : Hasbro: Video Games
Another game we love to play at Ready Set Grow! Kids work hard on waiting their turn, not hitting the ice to hard, and strengthening their hand and wrist muscles.
Squeeze Ball Fidget Toy: Amazon.com: Pull, Stretch and Squeeze Stress Balls by YoYa Toys - 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal for Stress and Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders and More : Toys & Games
We all know that fidgets are all the rage these days. These are well made squeeze balls that can also help with fine motor skills.
Learning Hammer: Amazon.com: Montessori Toys for 1 2 3 Year Old, Pound a Ball Toy for Toddlers, Funny STEM Learning Hammer and Ball Drop Toy for Kids Boys Girls, Montessori Fine Motor Toy : Toys & Games
Our younger friends love watching the balls roll down after the push them through the holes with the hammer. Works on color matching, visual tracking, and fin e motor skills.
Velcro Ball Game: Amazon.com: Toss and Catch Ball Game Outdoor Game for Kids Backyard Games Beach Game for Kids (Upgraded) (2 Paddles 2 Balls) : Toys & Games
Fun way to work on throwing and catching skills. The velcro adds resistance to also address fine motor and bilateral coordination skills during play.
Scooterboard: Amazon.com: hand2mind Red Heavy-Duty Indoor Scooter Board with Safety Handles for Kids Ages 6-12, Plastic Floor Scooter Board with Rollers, Physical Education for Home, Homeschool Supplies (Pack of 1) : Sports & Outdoors
These can be used indoors or outdoors, sitting or laying on their belly. Great toy to have at home for balance, strengthening, and providing sensory input.
Suspend: Amazon.com: Melissa & Doug Suspend Family Game (31 pcs) : Melissa & Doug: Toys & Games
Another great game for older kids to work on fine motor, control, and self regulation. Staying calm during this game can be a challenge.
Geoboards: Amazon.com: Coogam Wooden Geoboard Mathematical Manipulative Material Array Block Geo Board – Graphical Educational Toys with 30Pcs Pattern Cards and Latex Bands Shape STEM Puzzle Matrix 8x8 Brain Teaser for Kid : Toys & Games
Kids use colored rubber bands to create designs on the cards or can get creative and come up with designs of their own. Works on bilateral coordination, fine motor, and visual perception skills.
Bean Bag Chair: Amazon.com: ULTIMATE SACK 3000 (3 Ft.) Bean Bag Chair: Giant Foam-Filled Furniture - Machine Washable Covers, Durable Inner Liner, 100% Virgin Foam. Comfy Bean Bag Chair. (Black, Suede) : Home & Kitchen
Use a bean bag chair in a quiet area of the house as a calm down/relaxation area when your child is feeling overwhelmed. Great source of sensory input!