Sunday, November 9, 2014

OT Approved Toy | Mr. Potato Head

Mr. Potato Head is a classic toy that OTs love. Why do we love this toy? Because, as MamaOT points out, it is such a versatile toy that can be used to facilitate so many skills. Grasping, body awareness, bilateral coordination...the list goes on and on. You know what else is great about this classic toy? Kids love it! That a win-win! Speech therapists love Mr. Potato Head, too!

Best for ages: 2 - 5 years

Skills addressed: 

  • fine motor
  • hand eye coordination
  • bilateral coordination 
  • body awareness
  • pretend play


Where to buy:

Mr. Potato Head (and Mrs. and many other varieties, too!) can typically be found anywhere that toys are sold. You can also find a wide selection on Amazon.

For more OT Approved Toys, be sure to stop by my Toy Page.

Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Links to Amazon are affiliate links

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