Building All Children Presents
Top Toy list for Christmas 2015
These toys were recommended by local teachers, therapists, and parents.
We provided scripture for you to reference when teaching your children the amazing Truth of God’s Love!
Children Under Five
Melissa and Doug Deluxe and Chomp and Clack Alligator Push Toy
“And so I walk in the lord’s presence as I live here on earth!” Psalm 116:9
Melissa and Doug Wooden Flip and serve Pancake set
“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” 1 Peter 4:10
Melissa and Doug Cutting Food
“And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts.” Acts 2:46
Battat Farm House
“The farer knows just what to do, for God has given him understanding.”
Battat Grocery Cart – Pretend play helps development in many ways. Shopping carts help with balance, cognitive play, and social skills.
“Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.” Colossians 3:23
Melissa and Doug Shape Sorting Clock
“So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12
Mega Bloks First Builders Big Building Bag
“So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Natural Wood Tree Trunk Blocks
“We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.”
Play- Doh and Play-Doh supplies– Play-Doh allows children to be creative. It’s also a great way to teach children to learn to use scissors.
“God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.” John 1:3
Fisher Price Thomas Wooden Railway Set –Trains are great for movement and allowing children to pretend play.
“Students are not greater than their teacher, But the student who is fully trained will become like the teacher.” Luke 6:40
B Critter Clinic Toy Vet Play Set- Pretending to be a Veterinarian allows children to take care and help animals.
“The godly care for their animals,” Proverbs 12:10
The Fishing Game: This was recommended by a speech pathologist that we love!
Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people.” Matthew 4:19
The Hiss Game– This game was recommended by a speech pathologist in town.
“how an eagle glides through the sky, how a snake slithers on a rock,” Proverbs 30:19A
North Pole Snowballs- This was recommended by one of our favorite occupational therapists! They light up and are awesome for indoor snowball fights with the lights off. Oh what fun!
“He sends the snow like white wool; he scatters frost upon the ground like ashes.” Psalm 147:16
Doodle-Track Car – This amazing toy encourages boys and girls to hold a marker and write. Wherever they draw the car will go…yep, the car follows the marker! Pretty cool!!!
“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8
Boogie Board– Another great way to encourage children to write. The Boogie Board comes in fun colors and children enjoy it…It’s great for in the car!
“Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart.” Proverbs 7:3
Ages 5 and Up
Stackable Robots-Helps with small muscle balance and eye hand coordination. Also, works the creative skills!
“For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” Matthew 18:20
Cra-Z –Sand Ultimate Sand Castle Creator –We love any type of tactile play. Cra-Z-Sand, Kinetic Sand, regular non-toxic sand help a child explore their senses.
“How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them; they out number the grains of sand!” Psalm 139:17-18
Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions for Kids
Learning Resources Pretend and Play Calculator Cash Register-Pretend play is huge in a child’s development, and learning to count is a task that we just don’t work on much…a cash register allows many skills to develop!
“Wisdom and money can get you almost anything, but only wisdom can save your life.” Ecclesiastes 7:12
Rainbow in my Room
“When I see the rainbow in the clouds, I will remember the eternal covenant between God and every living creature on earth.” Genesis 9:16
Melissa and Doug Deluxe Standing Easel- Did you know that children will usually have more success in drawing and writing if they are standing up using their shoulders (big muscles) instead of their hands (small muscles)? Easels provide a great opportunity for children.
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;” Proverbs 3:5
Adventure Bible and Action Bible are Perfect Gifts!
“How I delight in your commands! How I love them!” Psalm 119:47
Books, Books, Books are the best gift for children…
The Best Book in the World
Building All Children believes in DREAMS…All Children should dream!
Zoom Sliding Ball Family Game Slider –Great activity where two have to work together.
“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” Romans 8:28
Eye Found it Game!
“an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot,” Exodus 21: 24
Snap Circuits Motion Electronics Discovery Kit
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit
“I am leaving you with a gift- peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27
Ages 10 and Up
Ravensburger 3D Earth Puzzle ball
“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.” Matthew 5:14
How to Tell a Story: 1 Book and 20 Story Blocks = A Million Adventures
“So Jesus told them this story:” Luke 15:3
Board Games are the perfect gift for children. One of our local social coaches/therapists recommends board games to increase social play. She recommended the game Sorry because it requires regulation. If a child can play sorry without quitting, then you have reached success!
“He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases.” Psalm 103:3
Twister Moves Game
This is great for motor coordination and processing speed. This game is excellent for children to hear directions, process the information and move their body.
“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.”
Created by our Guest Blogger: Mary Catherine Corbell & the BAC Team
We Wish You a Very Merry Christmas!
Building All Children, Building All Families, Building The Kingdom!