Amazon Top 10 Fun Games For Kids With Special Needs Benefits

Here is a list of Amazon’s top 10 fun games for children with special needs and the benefits each game will provide them. From fine motor development to hand-eye coordination, these games are perfect gift ideas.
1. Hot Potato Electronic Musical Passing Game 

Wild, frantic, laugh out loud, electronic musical tater-tossing good time that can be played by the whole family

  • Squeeze the Hot Potato to begin the games music and the fun begins
  • Pass the potato to another player, but don’t get caught holding the spud when the music stops
  • Designed for 2-6-players and includes an electronic Hot Potato stuffed with foam for safe play, (13) potato chip cards, (2) AA batteries and instructions
  • Recommended for children 4-years of age and older

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: gross motor skills being used for passing and catching, strengthens eye-hand coordination, music therapy

2. Connect 4 Game 

Classic Connect 4 game is disc-dropping fun

  • Choose yellow or red discs
  • When you get 4 discs in a row you win
  • Includes grid, 2 legs, slider bar, 21 red discs, 21 yellow discs and instructions

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: gross motor and fine motor skills, using fingers to strengthen finger grasp, eye-hand coordination. Can be used to count checkers and recognize colors

3. Guess Who Game

High-quality toys for children all ages

  • Made using safe materials
  • Tested for quality and durability
  • Classic Guess Whogame is mystery-solving guessing fun
  • 4 exciting character sets: Sea Creatures, Fun Foods, Vehicles and Pets
  • Close the doors on the characters you rule out
  • Includes 2 game trays, 4 double-sided character sheets (2 for each game tray), 2 selectors and instructions

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: cognitive learning, asking “wh” questions, literacy

4. Jenga Classic Game

  • Pull out a b;ock without crashing the stack to win at Jenga
  • 54 hardwood Jenga blocks
  • Win by being the last player to remove a block without causing the stack to crash
  • Includes 54 wood blocks and stacking sleeve

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: fine motor, eye-hand coordination, counting

5. Memory Game Despicable Me Edition

  • challenges you to match your favorite minions
  • Match pairs of 48 minion cards
  • The player with the most matches wins
  • Includes 48 picture cards

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: fine motor, eye-hand coordination, cognitive

6. HedBanz Game

  • Kids use their heads in more ways than one while asking yes or no questions to figure out if the cartoon on their head
  • Be the first player to guess what you are and win
  • Hedbanz the game where everybody knows by you
  • Comes with everything kids need for non-stop fun Including Hedbanz rule sheet, 74 cards, 24 chips, 6 headbands, and sand-clock timer

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: cognitive, asking “wh” questions, dramatic play

7. Don’t Break the Ice

  • Tread carefully and win in this classic game
  • Tap out ice blocks one by one
  • Take your time and do some thinking to keep the polar bear from sinking
  • To win, the bear must stay on top
  • For 2 to 4 players

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: eye-hand coordination, fine and gross motor

8. Let’s Go Fishin

The original fishing game–it’s a classic!

  • The game board spins and the fish open and close their mouths
  • Includes 21 fish and 4 fishing poles
  • Tested for quality and safety
  • Ages 4 and up
  • Try to get the most fish in this classic action packed game

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: eye-hand coordination, fine and gross motor

9. The Game of Life Junior Game

  • Choose careers, financial moves and other choices
  • Now with careers chosen by kids
  • Includes game board with spinner, cards, Spin to Win tokens, cars, pegs, money pack and game guide
  • The Game of Life is a classic game of chance

10. Twister Game

  • Be the last player standing to win
  • Fun Spinner’s Choice ideas on the back of the spinner
  • If the spinner lands on air, the player must put a hand or foot in the air
  • Includes 1 Twister mat, 1 spinner and instructions

Benefits to Child with Special Needs: eye hand coordination, fine and gross motor

I hope this list was helpful. I already have two gifts from this list that I plan to purchase for my son.

Which ones are you considering?

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