Early Intervention/Therapy Toys and Tools for Infants/Toddlers
These toys and tools promote productive play and teach skills for kids with special needs and for typically developing kids.
Twelve Sensory Play Recipes by Blog Me Mom for Fun at Home with Kids
Developmental milestones. Age appropriate toys - birth-2 months: mobiles. 2-4 mos: rattles, cradle gym. 4-6 mos: bright color toys (small enough to grasp, large enough for safety). 6-9 mos: large toys w bright colors, movable parts, and noise makers. 9-12 mos: books w large pictures, teddy bears.
MightyTykes Infant and child weights designed to promote a child's physical strength and stability. These weights may help with overall weakness, one-sided weakness, toe-walking, sensory issues, hypotonia, tremors, visual field cut. Weights are lead free and latex free and are made in the USA.
Physical therapy exercises for babies with down's syndrome. Must try!
Orthosis use in children with Down syndrome
PLAYSKOOL POPPIN' PARK RUMBLIN' ANIMALS Toy. This is another great toy with elastic that requires your little one to use two hands to play. Pulling helps build strength and dexterity. For beginners, parent or therapist can hold the larger part of the toy at all different angles and have the child pull the small part directly down, across the midline, etc.