Below are some unique gift ideas to help build children’s global development and play skills.

Fisher Price: Cash Register

  • Cause-and-effect toy  
  • Model while saying these words: Put in/Take out, Open/Close, Push/Pull 
  • Give them a turn (practice turn-taking and sharing attention)  
  • Counting coins (1:1 correspondence)  
  • Color Identification  
  • Pretend Play: Pretend to buy items (toys, food, etc.)


Spike the Hedgehog

  • Great toy to expand fine motor coordination 
  • Counting  
  • Color Identification: Following directions: “give me COLOR/put in COLOR”
  • Taking-Turns

Busy Book for Kids


  • Fine Motor skills, Hand-Eye Coordination, and Problem Solving 
  • Color, number, and shape identification 
  • Letters: identification, early spelling 
  • Categorization and Classification skills: matching and sorting 


  • Puzzles (sequencing), Animals, Food, Weather, Body Parts

Coogam Wooden Block Puzzle

  • Targets problem-solving/Spatial reasoning skills
  • Can practice asking for “help” 
  • Color and shape recognition 
  • Fine Motor Skills and hand-eye coordination 
  • Constructive play: building geometric patterns/figures (pyramid, robot, fish, etc.)

Coogam Wooden Tower Stacking Game

  • Following rules: taking turns rolling the dice and fine motor skills to remove the pull of a corresponding color block 
  • Cause-and-effect play 
  • Hand & Eye coordination 
  • Color identification 
  • Matching 

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. 

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