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Discover fun and creative ideas to encourage play time with toys, light play, music, multi-sensory activities and tactile art. Also find seasonal holiday crafts!

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Cleaning toys.

Parenting, Toys

How To Clean Baby Toys: The Ultimate Guide

It’s essential to know how to clean baby toys safely and effectively to prevent them from becoming a breeding ground for harmful bacteria.

Wooden toys in a box.

Parenting, Toys

How To Clean Wooden Toys: Simple, Safe & Effective Tips

As long as you know how to clean wooden toys effectively, they should continue looking great for generations.

Sensory toys

Product Reviews, Sensory Activities, Toys

The 9 Best Sensory Toys for Toddlers of 2023

We've rounded up the nine best sensory toys for toddlers to help you decide what experience will best suit your child.

50 Sensory-Friendly Nonfood Items to Hide in Easter Eggs

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

50+ Sensory-Friendly Nonfood Items to Hide in Easter Eggs

Our list of sensory-friendly nonfood toys to hide in Easter eggs for all those kids who can't or don't eat candy, including kids who are blind, deafblind, autistic or have...

little boy with a bubble tube

Behavior, Sensory Activities

Make Your Own Sensory Room on a Budget

A sensory room is a special space where children with sensory processing disorders or other sensory impairments can focus on limited sensory stimuli.

dirty squishy toys

Toys

How To Clean Squishy Toys: Tips For Every Type of Squishy Toy

Once you know how to clean squishy toys you'll have your foam, silicone, and fabric-covered squishy toys restored and clean in no time!

Crawligator

Crawling, Toys

Crawligator Tummy Time Support

The Crawligator is a safe and fun way to promote tummy time by supporting crawling mobility and helping develop gross motor skills.

20 Multi-Sensory Easter Basket Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

20 Multi-Sensory Easter Basket Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Here are our favorite favorite tactile, talking and developmental Easter toys that would be perfect for your multi-sensory Easter basket.

a little girl opening a christmas present

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Visual Impairment

The Best Christmas Toys for Blind Children!

Find the best toys for blind or visually impaired babies and children for Christmas. For all ages and all abilities!

little boy looking in a Christmas stocking

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

30 Multi-Sensory Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Here's our list of 30 small multi-sensory toys that are perfect for kids who are blind, deafblind, autistic or have a sensory processing disorder (SPD).

baby girl sitting on the floor with a stacking toy

Toys, Visual Impairment

Toys for Blind Children: 7 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Toys

How do you know which toys will work best for your blind child? We'll give you tips on how to choose the best toys!

toddler playing with a train set

Toys, Visual Impairment

8 Really Fun Toys for Blind Toddlers

How do you know which toys will work best for your visually impaired toddler? Here are some of our favorite toys for blind two and three year olds.

A family baking cookies together

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

24 Days of Multi-Sensory Christmas Activities for Special Needs Kids

Christmas activities can easily be adapted to any child’s needs or abilities. Plan ahead for a holiday break full of multi-sensory fun!

braille blocks, puzzles and buttons

Braille and Literacy, Toys, Visual Impairment

The Best Braille Toys for Kids Who are Blind

Everything from alphabet blocks to raised line coloring pages and activity books to puzzles to card and board games... and so much more! And it's all in braille ready for...

accessible sensory play kits for kids who are blind

Sensory Activities, Toys, Visual Impairment

7 Best Accessible Sensory Play Kits for Kids who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Accessible sensory activity kits for blind children are easier to find than you might think and we've been through a lot of them!

two young children playing with a toy

Toys, Visual Impairment

The Best Toys for Blind Kids and Where to Find Them

How to choose the BEST developmental toys and activities for children who are blind, deafblind or multiply disabled.

toddler holding crayons

Tactile Art, Visual Impairment

Tactile and Raised Line Coloring Books for Kids Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Can coloring books really be accessible for kids who are blind? Yes! Find places to buy raised line coloring books or learn how to make your own!

child on a water slide

Play, Visual Impairment

36 Fun Summer Activities for Kids Who are Blind or Multiply Disabled

Here are 36 ideas to help you start planning your fun and accessible summer break for your visually impaired child!

DIY toys

Fine and Gross Motor, Toys

6 DIY Toys to Encourage Fine Motor Development

I talked to an OT about some of the home-made toys she creates for her students to help them learn fine motor skills. Here are six of my favorites!

Music Play, Visual Impairment

Why We Love Music Therapy for Our Blind Son

Jennie writes about how her son, Max, responds to music. Other therapies failed Max and often stressed him out, but Music Therapy has been very successful for him!

Collection of math toys

Math and Science, Toys, Visual Impairment

The Best Accessible Toys for Teaching Basic Math Concepts to Kids who are Visually Impaired

Our favorite accessible math and number toys for teaching numbers, counting and one-to-one correspondence to blind and visually impaired children!

Toys, Visual Impairment

Choosing the Best Toys for Your Blind Baby

How do you know which toys will work best for your blind baby? Here are some of our favorite toys that are accessible and inexpensive too!

Santa reading a list

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Visual Impairment

Ivan’s Christmas Wish List: Gift ideas for kids who are blind

Ivan loves presents and he's really good at picking out the toys he wants. Here is Ivan's wish list for toys and games this year... maybe you can find some...

Skwitch

Music Play

Skwitch: A new way to make music

The Skwitch is an accessible device that connects to your iPhone, turning your phone into a music making machine with coding and accessibility features too!