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!

Music

 

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

 

Books

  • 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

 

Websites

Need more ideas? Check out these helpful websites.

lakeshorelearning.com
mindware.orientaltrading.com
arktherapeutic.com
fatbraintoys.com
melissaanddoug.com
kiwico.com
learningresources.com