Helps develop the pincer grasp needed for writing and fine motor skills needed for daily living: e.g. buttoning, zipping a zipper, holding a toothbrush, picking up finger foods etc.
Great for children who are hypersensitive to textures: they can participate in tactile play using tweezers to hold and move objects
Assists in development of eye-hand coordination (visual-motor integration)
Incorporate puppet-like conversations to enhance communication and social interactions (Gator can speak to or try to gobble up the other person, increasing direct contact with another)
ADD & ADHD