Pediatric Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapists Inspiring Play

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Potato Head Play Ideas

Potato Head Play Ideas

This month’s Walk, Talk, Play All Star Toy of the Month is a total play classic! The Potato Head by Hasbro is a staple that we believe belongs in every playroom. In this article, we put together some of our favorite Potato Head Play Ideas that…

Lion in my Way | Language Fun for the Whole Family

Lion in my Way | Language Fun for the Whole Family

Looking for a game that’s fun for the whole family? You’ll love Lion in My Way from @eeboopieceandlove. This collaborative (and silly!) game encourages little ones to let their imagination and creativity run wild as they determine which tools will help them overcome various obstacles.…

Top Bright’s Pretend Play Margherita Shape Pizza Box

Top Bright’s Pretend Play Margherita Shape Pizza Box

In honor of National Pizza Day (February 9th), we chose Top Bright’s Pretend Play Margherita Shape Pizza Box to be our All-Star Toy of the Month for February! This toy provides endless opportunities for pretend play and playfully practicing developmentally appropriate skills: Pretend play: Your…

Wild Dough Co Play Dough | WTP All-Star Toy of the Month

Wild Dough Co Play Dough | WTP All-Star Toy of the Month

Play dough is one of the ultimate Walk Talk Play All Star toys! It has endless possibilities for play and naturally builds imagination and attention, all while preparing little hands for more complex skills, like pre-writing! This month we are bringing you our favorite ways…

Halloween Activities with Squigz | 3 Spooky Ideas

Halloween Activities with Squigz | 3 Spooky Ideas

It’s no secret that therapists love Squigz! They are versatile, colorful, motivating, and the perfect size for small busy hands. We came up with 3 Halloween Activities with Squigz your child might enjoy that also provide opportunities to work on balance, strength, and gross and…

10 Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

10 Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

What better type of play to celebrate in October than Pretend Play? Pretend play emerges in children typically between 18-24 months and continues to get more elaborate and complex as your child gets older and thinking becomes more abstract. Here are some common ranges for…

Little People Big Helpers Home|October Toy of the Month

Little People Big Helpers Home|October Toy of the Month

Our October All-Star Toy is the Little People Big Helpers Home from Fisher Price. We love the versatility (and add-on buildings & characters!) of this house, but any playhouse is an engaging way for your kids to practice skills in SO many areas, including those…

Toys We Love: Little People Big Yellow Bus

Toys We Love: Little People Big Yellow Bus

Even though “back to school” has looked different this year for most of us, your kiddo will still love school pretend play with this Little People Big Yellow Bus by Fisher Price. This bus comes with a long blue handle that kids can pull to…

The Best Toy Rockets for Kids on the Market

The Best Toy Rockets for Kids on the Market

Are you looking for the best toy rockets for kids on the market? Our All-Star toy for August are the amazing Strato Slam Rockets by POOF. These rockets are incredibly motivating for kids and work on a number of developmental skills including strength and balance.…