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Need some toy recommendations for individuals with autism? The following toys have been used in our clinics as well as in our TEACCH trainings and are recommended by our Autism Specialists and our Resource & Referral Specialists from across the state. The toys are divided into the following categories: cause & effect, visual supports, sensory, games, manipulatives & building, books, and art.

spin again toy minispinny toy RollAgain Tower Hog Wild Penguin Popper Toy
SpinAgain
(cause & effect)
MiniSpinny
(cause & effect)
RollAgain Tower
(cause & effect)
Penguin Popper Toy
(cause & effect)

Playkidz Super Durable Pound A Ball Play22 Wooden Car Ramps Race Playskool Explore 'N Grow Busy Gears Playskool Busy Ball Popper Toy & Poppin’ Pals Pop-up
Pound A Ball
(cause & effect)
Car Ramps Race
(cause & effect)
Playskool Busy Gears
(cause & effect)
Playskool Activity Toys
(cause & effect)
       
Whirly Squigz time timer
Whirly Squigz
(cause & effect)
Shape Sorter – Hooty Hoo
(cause & effect)

Time Timer
(visual supports)

Liquid timers
(visual supports)

Foraineam 2 Pieces Kids Percussion Instrument, Lollipop Hand Drum Totem World 24 Colorful 1-Inch Mini Mesh Stress Balls Sensory Tubes Mesh Ball LED Light Up Squeeze Grape toy

Lollipop Hand Drum
(sensory)

Mesh ball
(sensory)

Sensory tubes
(sensory)

Mesh Squeeze Ball Light Up
(sensory)


Sensy Band

pop toobs toy

Zingo game

Pop-up Pirate

 Sensy band
(sensory)

 Slinky Pop Toob
(sensory)

Zingo
(game)

Pop-up Pirate
(game)


quick cups game

Spot It! game 

Spot it - animals game 

Quick Cups
(game)

Uno – retro version
(game)

Spot-It!
(game)

Spot-it!
(game)


marble run for older kids

marble run for young kids

magna tiles

Marble Run (older kids)
(manipulatives & building)

Marble Run (younger kids)
(manipulatives & building)

Marble Run (younger kids)
(manipulatives & building)

Magna Tiles
(manipulatives & building)

SmartMax My First Animal Train

SmartMax My First Safari Animals 

Duplo
(manipulatives & building)

SmartMax – Animal Train
(manipulatives & building)

Duplo
(manipulatives & building)

Smart Max Safari
(manipulatives & building)


jumbo knob wooden puzzles

Fat Brain Toys Squigz Starter Set

Nesting & Sorting Garages & Cars

Jumbo Knob Puzzles
(manipulatives & building)

Snap Circuits Jr.
(manipulatives & building)

Squigz
(manipulatives & building)

Nesting/Sorting Garages & Cars
(manipulatives & building)


Poke-a-Dot books

Play-Doh Play 'n Store Table

Magnaformers
(manipulatives & building)

Poke-a-Dot
(book)

Play-Doh Play ‘n Store Table
(art)

Thinking putty kits
(art)


Do A Dot Art! Markers 6

Do A Dot Art! Markers
(art)

Dot Art Activity books
(art)

Sticker Mosaic (older kids)
(art)

Paint by Sticker Kids
(art)