Sensory-Friendly Christmas Gifts For Children With Autism
The winter season can be an exciting time for many children. Many get to play in the snow and see Christmas lights strung on houses and visit Santa Claus to whisper their secret wishes for Christmas Day. If your child has autism, these activities may not be as simple, but every kid deserves to have magical moments that will last a lifetime, so we have compiled a list of sensory friendly toys your child can enjoy opening on Christmas morning.
*Adult supervision is recommended*
*Prices may vary*
The Sit N Spin rotating toy provides a fun ride while also encouraging balance and coordination. This toy can be purchased through Amazon for $35.99.
Kinetic sand provides a fun experience for kids to explore their senses. This bakery themed playset gives children the chance to bring their imagination to life. This toy can be purchased through Walmart for $9.54.
This bubble popping game can keep anyone busy! The popping encourages sensory interaction while including learning fine motor skills. This toy can be purchased through Target for $7.99.
This wall activity has five different panels that each highlight a different type of play. This toy provides hands-on learning, focusing on cognitive skills, fine motor skills and problem solving skills. This toy can be purchased through Target for $219.95.
These bendable tubes are great for highlighting fine motor skills while often being used as fidget toys. They can pop, stretch and rotate and can keep your child entertained whole focusing on stimulation. This toy can be purchased through Amazon for $7.49.
This sensory activity board provides multiple play options while promoting hands-on learning through items used commonly in real life. This toy can be purchased through Amazon for $27.99.
This peg board set gives children the opportunity to focus on colors, counting, matching, and sorting. This toy can be purchased through Amazon for $6.00.
This toolbox has different sounds and lights that mimic real life tools. This hands-on toolbox can light up a child’s imagination. This toy can be purchased through Target for $17.99.
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