Story Block Toy and Dice Game was developed by professional educators to foster communication and social skills for people with social communication challenges such as Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Six 2.25” wooden cubes are imprinted on four sides with a social-communication skill theme, matching illustrations and written scenarios:
Weplay Apple Links is a building block set consisting of lightweight green and red cubes (apples), 2 sizes of brown plastic bumpy rods (caterpillars), green foam ovals (leaves), and a wooden needle (caterpillar) and thread. The “apples” have a holes on each side and corners for builders to insert “caterpillars” or needle and thread to attach other “apples” or “leaves” to build their own abstract creations or representations of other real world objects.
Find It! is a closed ended clear tube filled with multi-colored pellets and forty small objects “hidden” among them. The hidden items are related to the tube’s central theme (Dinos, At the Beach, Glitz & Glamour, Discover America, Pirates, Starry Night, Kids, Wildlife, Mythical Creatures, Made in Washington, Eww Gross, and Original), and are listed on the tube end cap. Players shake, roll and twist the tube to uncover and identify the objects.
“A Different Little Doggy” is an illustrated children’s book all about a dog who is a little different from the rest. The storybook focuses on Taz, a dog who turns his differences into his strengths. Page by illustrated page, Taz informs the reader about everything that makes him unique, and how they are all positives that he would not change one bit. The story is written by Heather Whittaker and illustrated by Scott Alberts. In addition to the illustrated story, there is a separate classroom curriculum available with 10 activities for further exploration of the topic.
This social card game for 2-6 people will have kids making faces until all the cards are gone. Children arrange themselves in a circle and have to collect as many sets of three matching cards as possible, but it is how they get the cards that makes this such an engaging card game. There are 11 sets of three matching cards, and depicted on the different sets are a variety of facial expressions. In order to get a needed card from another player, children have to act out the card they need by mimicking the facial expression depicted on the card.
The Ready Set Go Superhero Play Therapy Bears are plush friends who help children overcome feelings and emotions. Bright in color and soft to the touch, each bear is complete with clothing and accessories to enhance the learning experience. The bears use the “Ready Set Go” system, which represents the following: get ready to overcome your fears, set your goals high, and go out there and be the best you can be. The bears come in two models: Brian and Brianna, as well as superhero versions of the bears.
How long can you keep the ball going? Rolling 4 Fun promotes problem solving as kids guide the small ball along the tracks. There are four different routes to expand play and create challenges for kids to advance engagement with the toy. Rolling 4 Fun encourages fine motor skills, speech and language along with cognitive development with the variety of ways to play.
Don’t let the cookies crumble! Cookie Festival is a construction game all about balance. Kids can balance the four different colored cookiemen in red, white, yellow and green on top of the rocking Banana Base for a game of stacking. The cookiemen have arms and legs that fit together like a 3D puzzle, providing a variety of stacking options with or without the Banana Base to inspire creativity. The included user guide provides play suggestions as well as additional information about the product related to child development.
Twonsters are plush characters in the shape of friendly monsters that share different emotions. Each character is equipped with two individual emotions for children to express as they switch between the interchangeable faces that are sewed onto the Twonster. Each Twonster is made from soft, pillowlike material that makes them ideal for cuddling. There are 9 different Twonsters in two different sizes for kids and caregivers to choose from, each with its own colorful appearance and personality.
In the age of toys with many pieces, Toy Tamer Bags are the self-proclaimed cure for the black holes of toy boxes. Whether for at home storage or for taking toys on the go, the Toy Tamer Bag is designed to keep toys organized and easy to find. The bag boasts features such as transparent sides, I.D. holder, collapsible design, and handles for carrying or hanging. The zippered bag is designed to be easy to clean and as friendly to kids as it is to adults. The bags come in 3 sizes and 4 colors.