Part One: Finding the Birthday Present The Goal Your job is to find an age-appro

Part One: Finding the Birthday Present
The Goal
Your job is to find an age-appropriate birthday gift that will encourage gross motor, fine motor, and/or sensory development and/or stimulation. The Rules
You may not “spend” more than $50.00 on your gift. Do not actually buy it!!!!!
Take a screenshot or picture of the gift. Or you may provide a link to the gift if you found it online.
Below are listed 6 stages of life. You will select a stage of life.
You will then select an age range in that stage.
You will then find a gift for that age range. Stages of Life (subjectively determined)
Ages 0 months – 6 years
Infant (Ages 0-11 months)
Toddler (Ages 12 – 35 months)
Early Childhood (Ages 3-6)
Ages 7 – 12-years
Middle Childhood (Ages 7-9)
Late Childhood (Ages 10-12)
Ages 13 – 25 years
Adolescence (Ages 13-18)
Emerging Adulthood (Ages 19-25)
Ages 26 – 50 years
Young Adulthood (Ages 26-34)
Middle Adulthood (Ages 35-50)
Ages 51 – 74 years
Late Adulthood (Ages 51-64)
Young Old (Ages 65-74)
Ages 75 – 85 + years
Middle Old (Ages 75-84)
Old Old (Ages 85+)
Websites
Here are some websites that might help you get started. (You do not have to use these.)
Imagine That Toys
(Links to an external site.)
Fat Brain Toys
(Links to an external site.)
Therapy Shoppe (Links to an external site.)
The Big List of Best Gifts for Seniors
(Links to an external site.)
148 Gifts for the Elderly (Links to an external site.)
Part Two: Presenting the Birthday Present
Share your responses to these topics. Review “Discussion Forum Grading Information.”
Submit your assessment of your gift by addressing the following. Take a screenshot or picture of the gift. Attach and submit that image to this assignment. Or you may provide a link to the gift if you found it online.
Describe the gift.
What is it?
What is the recommended age range?
What does it do? How does it work?
What is the source of stimulation? What function does it promote? For example:
Is it designed to help gross or fine motor functioning or development? If so what specifically and how.
Is it designed to promote sensory stimulation? If so what specifically and how.
Is it safe? Please describe why or why not this is safe.
How much does it cost?
Should we buy it and specifically why or why not?
Describe how you found this gift and why you selected it. Summarize what you have learned by completing this exercise.