Sensory Toys - Your Kid's Table

Starting Solid Foods

Starting solid foods with your baby can be an exciting and nerve racking time. Here you’ll find the best practices for how to spoon feed, when to introduce baby food, and how to transition to table foods. Looking for food ideas? Grab our Mega List of Foods for Babies and Toddlers below!

Top 5 Guides for Starting Solids

Child Development Skills

If you want to support and encourage kids' overall developmental skills, you’re in the right place.  You’ll find incredible guides here on core strength, fine motor skills, executive functioning skills, and lots more. Check it all out below!

Top 5 Developmental Skill Guides

School Age Kids

From preschoolers to kindergartners all the way up through the elementary school aged years, this is the place to get all the strategies targeted towards school age kids! Check out our free meal plan for kids and how to help kids fall asleep!


Learn more about kids nutrition, especially as it pertains to picky eaters! Find tasty recipes, portion size recommendations, and even how to teach kids about nutrition.

Top 5 Nutrition for Kids Guides


With every one of our picky eater and family friendly recipes, you’ll find simple strategies for helping kids learn to explore and enjoy them. Check out some of our faves like potato skins, crispy green beans, or our mega list of vegetable recipes!

Sensory Issues

This is the place for ALL things sensory: sensory processing, sensory diet, sensory activities, sensory toys, and more, because as OT’s, sensory is our thing!  Get started by grabbing our printable list of 21 sensory red flags you might be missing.

Sensory Diets

A sensory diet is all about meeting your child’s sensory needs to calm, regulate, and improve focus through specific sensory diet activities. Grab our free sensory diet template and list of sensory diet activities below!

Sensory Toys

Sensory toys can be amazing for encouraging any child’s development, but it's especially helpful for regulating kids with sensory issues. Figure out which sensory toys, like fidgets or a sensory swing are best for your child below.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

As OT’s, we’ve worked with A LOT of babies and toddlers that won’t eat solids. Eating is a skill just like talking or walking, and some babies need more help. Snag our Learn to Eat Table Foods printable to get started!

Top 5 Guides to Help Babies That Won't Eat

Baby & Toddler Feeding Milestones

In the first few years of life, babies and toddlers go through a lot of different feeding milestones, from learning to chew to drinking from a straw. Here at Your Kid’s Table, you’ll find detailed guides for each of the feeding milestones. Check them out below!

Feeding Therapy

Here you will find all sorts of resources about feeding therapy, including feeding therapy strategies like food chaining. To get a printable of 20+ feeding therapy ideas and oral motor exercises, click below!

Top 5 Feeding Therapy Guides

Occupational Therapy

Our team is all occupational therapists, so here you will find incredible resources for and about pediatric occupational therapy. Some of our top picks to check out are spatial awareness activities, primitive reflex testing, and sensory integration!


We have eating and sensory strategies for teens too, and you can find them all here. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to see covered for teens!

Top 5 Guides For Teens


Get the help you need with our library of strategies to help kids progress in their development or overcome a challenge. Check out our specialties: sensory, picky eating, and babies learning to eat.

Sensory Toys

It can be hard to figure out which sensory toys and tools a child will benefit from, but we’ve got you covered with detailed guides for when, how, and why to use sensory toys to calm or stimulate. Get started by checking out the wiggle seat, sensory swings, and the best sensory toys list!

How to Make a Visual Schedule + Use it Well

Learn how to make a visual schedule for toddlers, kids, and teens. Plus, what a visual schedule is, and how to use it for sensory processing issues, Autism, or ADHD.  Kids of all ages thrive on routine.  Whether it means eating meals at a predictable time and place every day, or following a familiar set of steps to wind down for bed, children benefit from knowing what is expected of them as well as what comes next.  But for many kids, the ability to...


5 Top Wobble Cushions for Kids Focus & Core Strength

Wobble Cushions and wiggle seats can help your child with attention, staying seated, core strength, or balance. Get the best wobble cushions for 2022!     This post is sponsored by Fun and Function, all opinions are my own.  Have you heard of a wobble cushion? How about a wiggle seat, stability cushion, or balance disc? While they may sound like something awfully strange, surprisingly, they can be incredibly powerful if your child has a hard...


11 Fun Weighted Lap Pads to Help Kids Sit Still

Check out this amazing weighted lap pad guide to help improve attention, focus, or calming from an occupational therapist, whether your child has autism, sensory processing disorder, or no diagnosis at all!     Don’t you just love a great sensory hack or trick? You know some simple activity or tool that can be a total game changer for your child because it gives them sensory input they couldn’t tell you they needed. As a mom, and...


7 Weighted Blankets to Help Kids Sleep and Relax in 2024!

Everything you need to know about weighted blanket for kids, with and without autism from an occupational therapist. Get the best weighted blanket for your kid in 2024 or make a DIY!     Weighted Blankets for Kids: Everything You Need to Know Have you ever had trouble sleeping? How about your child? I remember when I showed up at Charlotte’s house for the first time, I was her occupational therapist. Her mother immediately said to me,...


The Ultimate Holiday Guide for Helpful and Fun Sensory Toys

If you’re looking to get a special gift for your child this holiday season that will last and help your child develop, then dive into this mega sensory toy holiday guide to find an awesome toy for your child!   I love sensory toys because they’re incredibly beneficial for every child’s development. Kids also have a ton of fun with them and they’re usually toys that last and aren’t tossed out the following year like lots of other...


Incredible Child Development Toys to Help Your Child Thrive

Not all toys are created equal! Come find out my top pics for the best child development toys as a pediatric occupational therapist for all ages of kids from babies to toddlers to preschoolers to school aged children. Get the most out of the toys you give your child.     Long before I had kids of my own, I had a trunk full of toys because I’m an occupational therapist that worked in early intervention. My clients didn’t come to me. I...


24 Amazing and Cheap Sensory Stocking Stuffer Ideas

    With the holiday’s right around the corner, I wanted to share some of my favorite “little” sensory toys that I love as an Occupational Therapist and mom. Everything on this list can be easily tucked into a stocking or given as a gift this holiday season. The best part about sensory stocking stuffers and fillers are that they’re very budget friendly, but that doesn’t mean they can’t pack a big punch. The toys on the...


10 Awesome and Cheap Sensory Toys

 Get inspired with incredibly beneficial and cheap sensory toys that are prefect for kids development or those with sensory needs, autism, or sensory processing disorder. Get the most bang for your buck!     It is the holiday season, which leaves many parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles on the hunt for toys a child will treasure. It can be challenging, to say the least! I have compiled a list of my top ten favorite sensory toys that any...


DIY Sensory Tunnel

Update: I now have an entire page dedicated to Sensory Processing/Play. If you are looking for more information about sensory play, click here. The term “sensory” is becoming more mainstream, but I know it is still a foreign concept to many people. So, before I dive into what the sensory tunnel is, let me explain a little about “sensory” play, and I do mean a little, this is a very broad topic that I could devote an entire blog to. Sensory...


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