Support On Our Sleeves with Emotional Support Toys
Support children's mental health with your holiday toy donations. Nationwide Children's behavioral health experts compiled toy donation ideas to help patients with interactive play, relaxation and expression and social and emotional development.
Explore different types of toys for emotion support below and visit our Amazon wishlists to see more toy options.
Toys for Interactive Play
Tiles, blocks and LEGO® sets are great for interactive play and as a physically regulating strategy.
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Toys for Relaxing and Expression
Art supplies, bubbles, kinetic sand and PlayDoh® are great regulating and relaxing tools. Journals and sensory items are also great for expression.
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Toys for Social & Emotional Development
Dolls and figures are great for social and emotional development and interactive play.
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Books are a great way to help kids express themselves and talk about what they are feeling.
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