Need Some Great Gifts Ideas For Kids? Use Our Holiday Gift Guide!

QMG Physical Therapist Sam Wilson and QMG Speech Therapist Anne Zinn with our Pediatric Therapy department put together their top gift ideas for children, with a major focus on promoting fine and gross motor development as well as speech development, all while having fun!



Get Creative

Get busy creating art with different mediums: paint, chalk, crayons, and putty!


Fine Motor Fun

  • Elemenosqueeze Blocks
  • Mega Blocks
  • Kinetic Sand
  • Magna-tiles
  • Fidget Cube
  • Pop-It
  • Learning Resources hedgehog
  • Melissa and Doug wooden sound puzzles
  • Stacking Spinner Rings
  • Fischer Price piggy bank
  • Play-Doh


Play Ball


Education with a Spin


Help Out Around the House


Active Play/Gross Motor


Secret Hideaway


Use Your Imagination

  • Costumes
  • Build your own town!  So many great sets with train tracks, animals, and structures to allow children to use their imagination and create new worlds each time they play!
  • Gear Construction Sets
  • Dinosaurs or animal figurines
  • Little People Barn
  • Little People House
  • Potato Head
  • Pop the Pig
  • Legos
  • Critter Clinic



  • All Better Books by Usborne
  • Poke A Dot books by Melissa and Doug
  • There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a …books by Lucille Colandro


Sensory Play

  • Swings (indoor or outdoor)
  • Mini trampoline
  • Tunnel
  • Wobble cushion
  • Squigz suction cups
  • Squigz spinners
  • Floam
  • Kinetic Sand
  • Water Beads
  • Ride-on Bouncy Donkey
  • Therapy Ball



Need more ideas? Check out these helpful websites.