The Holiday Season is upon us! With that, there is gift giving and enjoying time with the family! With so many types of toys out there, it can be overwhelming to think of presents for your littles. We’ve put together a gift guide to keep your kiddos on the move and developing through the holiday season! These gifts encompass a myriad of skills from balancing to ball play and even yoga, and are used at Blue Bird, which means your child will be familiar with them!

Key: *staff favorites, ^under $20. 

Hippity Hop Ball *^

A fun way to help your child develop their core muscles! This Hippity Hop Ball engages tummy and back muscles to increase your child’s balance and stability and help them sit and stand upright.

Hot Potato Game ^

Promote peer play and following directions while engaging in gross motor activities!

Balance Board

Bring the beach to your home this winter! This balance board improves balance, agility, and coordination while engaging your child’s vestibular senses. 

Catch and Stick Velcro Mitts ^

Monster mitts are a great way to engage your child in peer play, promote taking turns, and improve coordination while engaging in gross motor activities! 

Little Tikes T-ball Set ^

Batter up! This T-Ball set can help your child improve their hand-eye coordination. 

Bowling Set

Let’s roll! This bowling set helps develop gross motor skills, balance, and hand-eye coordination. 


The Bilibo was created with the help of child development experts and is an open ended toy designed to develop balance, coordination, and motor skills and stimulate creativity, imagination, and roleplay! 

Stomp Rocket *^

Promote active outdoor play, gross motor movement, and pique your child’s interest in science!

Balance Bicycle

Help your child improve their balance and comfort with a bicycle to help them learn how to ride a bike!

Plasma Car Ride-On Toy

Engage your child’s core and coordination with a plasma car! 


Squigz are a great way to encourage creativity, experimentation, and sensory stimulation while engaging your child’s motor and problem-solving skills!

Radio Flyer Trike *

Help your child improve their balance and comfort with a bicycle to help them learn how to ride a bike! 

Balance Stepping Stones

These stepping stones are a staple in our sensorimotor gym’s obstacle courses! These stones help promote body awareness, balance, coordination, and gross motor skills.

Peanut Ball

Peanut balls are a great way to help with gross motor strengthening, balance and stabilization of the core while providing vestibular input!

Exercise Ball ^

Exercise balls engage tummy and back muscles to increase your child’s balance and stability and help them sit and stand upright.

Saucer Swing (requires suspension points)

Promote outdoor play and sensory regulation with the saucer swing! 

Yoga Pretzel Cards

Yoga is a great way to improve your child’s flexibility, core strength, and self-regulation! These cards make it easy to learn new yoga techniques and incorporate them into your daily routine. 

Carnival Outdoor Games Set

Spark your child’s creativity and promote outdoor play and gross motor movement with this outdoor games set! 

Little Tikes Basketball Set

This indoor/outdoor basketball set is a great way to keep your child active no matter the weather! Playing basketball with others can develop social skills, motor skills and coordination.

Balance Beam

This balance beam is another staple in our sensorimotor gyms and a great way to promote balance and bilateral coordination!

Kickball ^

Kick off your child’s play with this brightly colored kickball! Spark creativity and play with a variety of games. 

Blue Bird Day fosters socialization, sensory regulation, and pre-academic learning in children ages 2-7 years in therapeutic rotations that simulate  preschool and kindergarten settings. Our compassionate therapists practice a relationship-based and family-centered approach, provide parent training, and collaborate on goals and individualized intensive treatment plans for your child.

We believe in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team approach to therapy. A team of occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, dietitians, developmental therapists, behavioral therapists, physical therapists, and therapeutic assistants are created for each child to ensure child and family are fully supported and the best possible results are achieved.  

Options for individualized, group and virtual therapy sessions are available as well. 

Want to learn more or you have a specific question? Feel free to connect with us here! 

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