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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Special Needs Kids

Since our blog’s main target audience are families facing 

life-threatening illnesses, we thought we would give you some

ideas on gifts to give to special needs kids in your life.

* This is in no way a definitive list; just some suggestions

to help you out.

** The following list is compiled from several special needs

blogs & friends who have a child/children with special needs.

Some ideas for gifts for kids with special needs:

Fisher Price Brilliant Baby’s First Blocks (perfect for

6 months-3 year olds; great for developing fine motor skills):

baby blocks

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000LSZVKA/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=rickwsmcom-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000LSZVKA

 Duplo Blocks (perfect for 1 1/2-5 year olds; good for developing 

fine motor skills): 

duploblocks

 

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007Q0OGE8/ref=wl_it_dp_v_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=32JWANWI5AXIE&coliid=I3J2SJGZ1H75C0

Jiggler Variable Speed Facial Masager (good for kids

with sensory & oral defense issues): 

gator massager

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FW27TVE/ref=wl_it_dp_v_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=32JWANWI5AXIE&coliid=I2Q50INHJK2BED

Set of 8! Tangle Jr. Original Sensory Fidget Toy

(perfect for ages 3 years +; good for sensory play):

tangle jr

http://www.amazon.com/Tangle-Jr-Original-Sensory-Fidget/dp/B0034P37O4

Melissa & Doug’s Happy Giddy Bowling Set 

(perfect for 36 months-7 years; good for developing

gross motor skills):

happy giddy bowling set

http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Sunny-Patch-Bowling/dp/B003AHG2YS/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1418877037&sr=1-1&keywords=happy+giddy+bowling+set

Melissa & Doug’s Lace and Trace Shapes 

(perfect for 3 year olds; good for fine motor skills):

lace&traceshapes

http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Lace-Trace-Pets/dp/B000O7ISY4/ref=sr_1_3?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1418878248&sr=1-3&keywords=lace+and+trace+shapes

Squigz (perfect for 36 months- 4 years;

great for developing both PT; reaching and OT; grasping):

squigz

 http://www.amazon.com/Squigz-Starter-24-piece-set/dp/B00DEBB3N0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1419134878&sr=8-1&keywords=squigz

 

Melissa & Doug Deluxe 10-Piece Alphabet Nesting and Stacking

Blocks:

(24 months- 4 years;

good for fine & gross motor skills; practice grasping & reaching)

 

stacking

 VTech KidiBeats Drum Set (perfect for 24 months-5 year olds;

good for developmental delays):

kidibeatdrumset

http://www.amazon.com/VTech-80-134400-KidiBeats-Drum-Set/dp/B007XVYSDE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1419135524&sr=8-1&keywords=drums+for+kids

 

Kinetic Sand (perfect for 3 years +; good for sensory plus no mess):

kineticsand

 http://www.amazon.com/Kinetic-Sand-Sandbox-Deluxe-Activity/dp/B00MV66BUO/ref=sr_1_5?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1419135724&sr=1-5&keywords=kinetic+sand

 

Melissa & Doug Magnetic Hide & Seek Board

(perfect for 36 months- 5 years; good for speech therapy)

magnetichideandseekboard

http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Magnetic-Hide-Board/dp/B0014E7DIS/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1419135866&sr=1-1&keywords=speech+therapy+toys+for+toddlers

 

Melissa & Doug Farm Wooden Chunky Puzzle 

(perfect for 24 months-5 years; good for developmental delays &

grasping):

farmpuzzle

http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Wooden-Chunky-Puzzle/dp/B000E9DPCW/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1419136198&sr=1-1&keywords=puzzle+for+toddlers

 

Do you have any other toys or therapy items to suggest for kids with

special needs?

 

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