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Got Special KIDS|Cloud B Sleep Sheep Cloud B Sleep Sheep

Cuddly sheep plays 8 soothing sounds.

Our Price:: $34.99
Got Special KIDS|20-Second Handwashing Timer Learning Resources 20-Second Handwashing Timer

Build essential hygiene habits to last a lifetime!

Our Price:: $9.49
Got Special KIDS|Learning Resources Big Feelings Pineapple Learning Resources Big Feelings Pineapple

This pineapple feels a lot of feelings!

Our Price:: $10.50
Got Special KIDS|Toy Dimpl Fat Brain - Toy Dimpl

Little fingers can not resist!

Our Price:: $12.95
Got Special KIDS| GO AWAY Monster!! Preschool game GO AWAY Monster!!

The Game Where Little Kids Get Rid of the Monsters for Good!

Our Price:: $14.99
Shape Sorter Shape Sorter

Shape Sorter

Our Price:: $14.99
Got Special KIDS|Learning Resources Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog Learning Resources Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

Kids build their fine motor skills as they restore the chunky, peg-shaped 'quills'!

Our Price:: $15.00
Got Special KIDS|3-D Squeezable Sensory Shapes w/ Bumps for Fine Motor Skills Hedstrom Sensory Shapes - 6 Pack

Vibrant colors and knobby surfaces capture interest and hearts!

Our Price:: $17.75
Got Special KIDS|Pull Along Pals - Inky by Fat Brain Toy Co. Fat Brain Pull Along Pals - Inky

A cleverly crawling sea critter!

Our Price:: $19.95
Edushape - Counting Pull A Pup Edushape - Counting Pull A Pup

Counting Puppy. Pull Along

Our Price:: $20.99
Got Special KIDS|Learning Resources 1-2-3 Build It! Robot Factory 1-2-3 Build It! Robot Factory

What kind of robots can you dream up?

Our Price:: $23.79
Got Special KIDS|Learning Resources Stack & Count Layer Cake Learning Resources Smart Snacks Stack & Count Layer Cake

This stackable treat makes early math a party!

Our Price:: $24.99
Got Special KIDS| Smart Snacks Shape Sorting Cupcakes Learning Resources Smart Snacks Shape Sorting Cupcakes

A delicious way to encourage shape and color identification and build fine motor skills!

Our Price:: $27.00
Got Special KIDS| Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

A fun game that builds strategic thinking, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and pre-handwriting skills while using the squeezer!

Our Price:: $27.95
Got Special KIDS|Learning Resources Fox In The Box- Position Word Activity Set Learning Resources Fox In The Box- Position Word Activity Set

Learn words that rhyme and postional phrases in an interactive, engaging way!

Our Price:: $28.95
Got Special KIDS|SpinAgain Fat Brain Toys Spin Again

It's a stacking toy with a spin—literally!

Our Price:: $29.99
Got Special KIDS|Cloud B Peaceful Panda Cloud B Peaceful Panda

Giant hugs and peaceful sounds will soothe your little one into serene slumber

Our Price:: $31.99
Got Special KIDS|Cloud B Frankie The Fox Cloud B Frankie The Fox

Cuddly fox plays 8 soothing sounds.

Our Price:: $34.99
Children's Factory - Learn To Dress Dolls Children's Factory - Learn To Dress Dolls

Teach children basic clothing skills with these adorable Learn to Dress Dolls by Children's Factory. Each doll measures approximately 15 inches tall with embroidered faces. Features five dexterity areas to practice with buttons, zippers, shoelaces, snaps, and hook and loop. Designed to be machine washable and dryable. Ages 3 and up.

· Promotes early childhood creativity and social interaction

· Builds fine motor skills and dexterity

· Made with machine washable material

· Features 5 different skills to practice in the classroom, home or childcare center

  • Safety: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.



Our Price:: $38.00
Got Special KIDS|Cloud B Tranquil Turtle Cloud B Tranquil Turtle

Soothing ocean sights and sounds

Our Price:: $43.99
Fat Brain - Roll Again Tower Fat Brain - Roll Again Tower

It's endless ball run fun!

Grab the ball from the base and instantly, all the other balls roll down to the next level in unison.

Drop the ball you just grabbed into the funnel at the top, watch it roll to the next stop, and then grab the next ball to do it all over again...And again and again and again!

Curiosity develops into hours of cause-and-effect learning and discovery when little ones start exploring the vibrant and fascinating RollAgain Tower.

RollAgain Tower

  • Ball run featuring unique mechanism that sends all balls rolling at once
  • Encourages fine motor skills, spatial reasoning skills, cause-and-effect, psychomotor skills
  • Tactile exploration is on a roll!
  • Lift ball from the switch at the bottom, all the other balls are sent rolling down one level in unison
  • Drop the ball into the funnel at the top, lift the next ball to do it all over again
  • Chunky pieces are easy for little hands to grasp and maneuver
  • Includes ball run tower, 5 balls
  • Easy assembly - Instructions included
  • Movement is completely mechanical - No batteries required
  • BPA-Free, fully safety tested - Exceptionally safe
  • Balls each measure 1.65 inches in diameter
  • High-quality materials and construction - Lasting durability
  • Our Price:: $51.50
    Got Special Kids | River Stone features a soft base and a hard top platform supported by three strong steel springs to enable bouncing, which requires adjustment through the child's ankles and legs, making it a more challenging activity than simply Gonge Riverstones

    Step into coordination, balance and fun!

    Our Price:: $76.75
    Slam Dunk! FUN Bundle! Preschool Slam Dunk! FUN Bundle! Preschool

    A perfect bundle to keep little fingers, bodies and minds engaged and learning new skills while having FUN!

    Our Price:: $79.99
    Got Special KIDS|Edutray Cube Chair Set Children's Factory - Cube & Edutray

    Help kids focus and sit still with the Cube Chair Set!

    Starting at: $88.50
    Got Special KIDS|Fold & Go Portable Trampoline Fold n Go Mini Trampoline

    A must for any sensory diet.

    Our Price:: $89.99
    Tents Indoor Outdoor. Summer Fun, Tent with Tunnel Pacific Play - Hide Me Tent - Tunnel Combo

    This fun tent is a Combo - Tent and Tunnel. Sized for group play and easy to set up. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Is easy to assemble, Thanks to the patented color-coated pole system. Your Child will enjoy hours of play, while they hone their muscle and motor skill development. Let the adventures begin. Includes handy bag for Travel or Storage.

    Our Price:: $89.99
    Got Special Kids | Gonge Hilltops | Five Hilltops of varying heights encourage children to jump from top to top, helping to develop the ability to estimate distances, while building a familiarity with heights. Gonge Hilltops

    Inspire jumping from top to top.

    Our Price:: $142.99
    Madeline's Mirror Tent Children's Factory Children's Factory Madeline's Mirror Tent

    Active play and discovery for little ones!

    Our Price:: $219.50
    Got Special KIDS|Neptune Table and Lid Set Children's Factory Neptune Activity Table

    Sensory play without the mess. Sand & water fun all-in-one sturdy table!

    Starting at: $230.49
    Got Special KIDS|Children's Factory Sturdiblock Set Children's Factory Sturdiblock Set - Soft Stackers

    Help stimulate creativity and stacking skills!

    Our Price:: $270.50
       
     

    The first three years of life are an exciting and magical time. During these short three years, babies who can barely stay awake long enough for a single feeding become people who are well on their way to developing the concept of their own individuality.
    There are many processes in the works to get children from point A to point B during this time; small achievements become critical stepping stones and having the right tools in your toolkit from the beginning offers an advantage that's difficult to replicate later in life.

    Gross Motor Skills

    Gross motor skills are skills that require children to utilize their large muscle groups to move and balance. Gross motor skills are involved in sitting upright, standing, walking, running, jumping etc. Gross motor skills are the building blocks for various other skills including refined hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Many children naturally develop gross motor skills during everyday activities in which they have a chance to explore their surroundings. However, like any other skill, gross motoring can be refined and more accurately developed. Encouraging children to practice their gross motor skills will help improve proprioception, balance, muscle development and bodily control. Children with improved motor skills are more independent, have increased opportunities for social interaction and have an improved sense of self.

    Fine Motor Skills

    Fine motor skills begin at birth, although they're hardly refined at this stage. That doesn't mean that practicing activities such as grasping and holding onto objects should be overlooked. Even at a very young age, babies begin to develop the skills they'll need to eventually feed themselves, tie their shoes, button a shirt and thread a needle. As fine motor skills improve, quality of life improves as well; fine motor skills set the stage for an independent life in which your child can prepare his own food, practice proper hygiene and keep up in school.

    Color & Shape Recognition and Comparisons

    Most young children are drawn to colors and many will be able to name them within the first few years of life. Colors and shapes are fun to play with and explore, but being able to give a name to the "red triangle" is more than just a fun activity. Color and shape recognition, matching and sorting all fall into the category of skills known as cognitive proficiency, and these types of skills are critical to several other abilities including fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, language and more.

    Pretend Play

    Pretending is fun, but did you know it's actually a major milestone for development? There are many different types of ways to pretend; some kids love action-packed play, others are homebodies. But the thing all pretend play has in common is the intrinsic role it plays in early childhood development. Pretend play builds thinking skills, helps to grow social and emotional skills kids need to succeed later in life, and further develops language and communication.

    Understanding of Time

    Time management is an all-around important skill, and although children don't develop it until much later, having a basic understanding of how time works is highly valuable even for kids as young as two and three. Understanding before and after, being familiar with the passage of time and learning to cope with transitions are important life skills that should be introduced early. Be consistent and keep schedules, talk about yesterday, today and tomorrow, and make sure children can visualize the passage of time with visual timers.

    Self-Esteem

    Perhaps one of the most critical life skills, and one that can best be taught and reinforced by the success in learning, is self-esteem. Self-esteem is something that can either develop or be stunted over time, and begins with positive attention, reinforcement and feedback. When babies feel good about themselves because they are rewarded and accepted regardless of how big or small their accomplishments are, self-esteem grows. Over the course of those first few years, a healthy self-esteem will make kids more accepting of themselves and others, more eager to learn, more likely to take healthy risks and more likely to fit in.