Fri, 13 December 2019
Today on Autism Live, Shannon covers some recent Autism news before getting into some toy reviews from some of the winners in the autism live gift and toy guide! Before we wrap things up, Shannon spends a brief moment to talk about the annual Sensitive Santa event. Don't miss it!
Crawl About Butterfly - The Learning Journey
Baby THERAPIST AWARD
Your child will be off and crawling in no time with the Crawl About Butterfly. This early learning Crawl About Butterfly wobbles as it moves. A simple push on the back starts its forward motion! It also has bright lights and fun melodies, enticing your child to crawl after it as it moves across the floor! Crawl About Butterfly will quickly become a favorite!Autism Live says: Crawl About Butterfly is great for teaching little-ones joint attention, visual tracking and cause and effect. With fun lights and sounds, this is a fun toy that will motivate your baby to crawl behind it!
LeapBuilders® ABC Smart House™ LeapFrog®
Toddler THERAPIST AWARD
Slide the 20 smart blocks into the Smart Star™ unit to hear 40 different sounds and phrases that introduce letters. This 60+ piece set has everything to build a cute house including windows, doors, flower blocks, characters and more. Press the buttons on the sides of the Smart Star™ unit to hear requests to find specific blocks or hear three songs and three melodies. Explore numbers and quantity by pressing the number buttons above the Smart Star™ unit. Works with other LeapBuilders® play sets (sold separately). Requires 2 AAA batteries (included for demo purposes only, new batteries recommended for regular use); intended for ages 18 months to 5 years.Autism Live says: Build, match, learn numbers and quantity! LeapBuilders® ABC Smart House™ is a workhouse that can teach so much to your child all while masquerading as pure fun! Leap Frog® is known for the research and educational expertise they pack into each toy, and it certainly shows in this fun filled interactive toy.
Heads Talk Tails Walk™ Think Fun®
Preschool GAME AWARD
A matching game parents will enjoy - Finally, a matching game that is just as fun for parents as it is for kids! The hilarious sounds and movements you have to make to play make this a great game to play together with your toddler, and a great gift for both parents and children. Heads Talk Tails Walk™ develops critical skills, builds visual perception and reasoning skills through fun game play.Autism Live says: We love this game! The language it sparked was the icing on a cake that was filled with fun and laughter. Children as young as toddlers will enjoy vocalizing and physically recreating the animals they build within the game.
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