- Learning Style: Visual, Auditory
- Skill Development: Self-help skills, Time management
Eileen Garvin's older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn't easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking. For example, losing a blue plastic hairbrush could leave Margaret inconsolable for hours, and a quiet Sunday Mass might provoke an outburst of laughter, swearing, or dancing.
Spread your wings and let young minds soar, as letters come colorfully alive with the Butterfly A-Z Puzzle game for toddlers! Each wooden puzzle piece is part of a complete alphabet in the shape of a butterfly, with a lowercase letter on one side, and an uppercase on the other. It’s nothing but high-flying fun with this ABC puzzle!
It's ladybugs versus dragonflies in this adorable twist on the traditional tic-tac-toe game. Empty the wooden tray, then take turns placing your chunky bugs in the spaces until someone lines up three in a row. Perfectly sized for travel and little hands, Tic Bug Toe is made from eco-friendly rubber wood with child-safe stains. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Ridges and Textures with Every Bite
The perfect piece of chewerly for biting, fidgeting and sensory integration therapy! Puzzle shape offers multiple ridges for oral motor exploration. Features one smooth side and bumps on the back, providing tactile interest for fingers or mouth. Chew to help reduce anxiety and improve concentration. This item is not returnable. Use with adult supervision.
Work out the Wiggles!
Imaginative play meets relaxation. Cozy Canoe gives kids just the right amount of deep pressure for a calming hug as they sit, read or explore. Rock the boat to challenge balance reactions on pretend waves. Climb in and out for motor planning skills.
From the creator of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Guardians of Childhood comes a grand adventure of valor, friendship, and a look into the mysterious world of favorite toys.
In the secret realm of toys, there are many mysteries.
There is the Code of the Toys, which is as ancient as childhood.
There’s also the magic of becoming a child’s favorite, the highest honor in the Toy World.
Made by hand by Billy’s mother, Ollie is a special toy, “a toy who will matter.” He becomes Billy’s best friend, confidant, pal, and yes, Billy’s “favorite.”
But there are villains in the Toy World, and Zozo, the clown king, is the most feared. He and his toy henchman (the Creeps) have sworn to steal and imprison favorite toys until they forget their children and become forever lost.
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Expansive set includes at least 5 cards for every letter!
Rollobie Baby Toy
• Dice-like soft foam cubes help kids relate words to feelings with depictions of
• Friendly smiley face icons based on imagery from popular mobile messaging apps
• Twelve different faces cover the emotional spectrum, from happy and sad to
angry and nervous
• Question cubes contain interesting prompts that get kids talking about their feelings
We Could All Use a Mini Massage
Get them calm quickly with these economical bug massagers. Choose from our Ladybug Massager or Tickles the Turtle to provide localized vibration and massage. The results can be a more organized, calm individual who is ready to focus and learn. Stimulating and fun, just press the button for a vigorous massage. A great fidget toy!
In Not Even Wrong, Paul Collins melds a memoir of his son's autism with a journey into this realm of permanent outsiders. Examining forgotten geniuses and obscure medical archives, and beginning to see why he himself has spent a lifetime researching talented eccentrics, Collins shows how these stories are relevant and even necessary to shed light on autism.
Paul Collins is the author of Sixpence House and Banvard's Folly: Thirteen Tales of People Who Didn't Change the World. He edits the Collins Library for McSweeney's Books and lives in Portland with his wife and son.