Thursday, December 11, 2014

OT Approved Toy | Oball

Oballs are a favorite of pediatric therapists everywhere! The holes make them great for reaching and grasping, and as baby grows into a toddler, the oball is great for learning to throw and catch. Natalie, a pediatric physical therapist who blogs at Beyond Basic Play, loves the oball, too!
Best for ages: newborn - 2 years

Skills addressed: 

  • reaching
  • grasping
  • hand eye coordination
  • visual tracking
  • auditory tracking

Where to buy:

Oballs can be found at most stores that sell baby toys. If you prefer, you can order them from Amazon.

For more OT Approved Toys, be sure to stop by my Toy Page and for more toy ideas for babies, check out Holiday Gift Guide for Babies and Mama OT's 15 Toys for Baby's First Year.

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

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