Wee WEDGITS

Promoted Skills

Product Description

Wee Wedgits is a five-piece stacking toy. The pieces are solid colors and made out of a soft, lightweight poly-vinyl. Three of the pieces have an opening in the center making it easier for a child to grasp. 

 

Social/Emotional 4

Skills

Skills

  • Wee Wedgits are exploration and discovery driven allowing kids to build confidence while learning.

  • The stacking set can be used to hone social skills, sharing and turn taking.

  • The child can use the Wee Wedgits to pretend play, which promotes social awareness of self and others.

Play Ideas

  • Wee Wedgits are easy to "take along" for travel. The stacking set comes with a clear case for portability. 

  • The stacking set does not need all of the Wedgits for exploratory play if a caregiver wants to limit the amount of pieces to keep track of. 

  • Additional Wedgits can be combined to advance play and build upon creativity and exploration. 

Physical 4

Skills

  • Eye-hand coordination is practiced when the child plays with Wee Wedgits.
  • The child can use two hands cooperatively to hold and stack a Wee Wedgit.
  • Grasping and releasing is worked on when a child picks up and stacks a Wee Wedgit.

Play Ideas

  • The Wee Wedgits can be lined up in a row.
  • The Wee Wedgits can be stacked from smallest to largest forming an opening in the middle where the child can put things in.
  • The pieces can be placed at different levels to encourage a child to pull up to reach for pieces, or climb over obstacles to get to a piece.

Adaptation Ideas

  • A piece of non-skid material, such as Dycem or non-skid shelf liner, can be used to ensure that the bottom piece will not slip.
  • Velcro can be added to help the pieces stick together.
  • Hand-over-hand assistance can be given for children who require more physical help.

Cognitive 4

Skills

  • This item can help promote the understanding of action concepts such as in/out and on/off.
  • Contrasting colors provide an opportunity for color recognition and identification.
  • Graduating sizes can be used to teach sequencing concepts.

Play Ideas

  • Play “I spy” by looking through the opening of one of the pieces.
  • A set of colored cards can be added to work on matching.
  • Add a picture of different configurations for the child to duplicate.

Adaptation Ideas

  • Using a black permanent marker, label each piece with its corresponding color name.

Developmental Processes Promoted

Additional Details

Approximate Price:
$14.99+
Age Range:
1+
Levels of Play:
One Level
Storability:
Easy
Washability:
Surface Wipe

AblePlay Rating

Wee WEDGITS

Developmental Skill Rating (1-5)
Physical 4
Sensory 4
Communicative 4
Cognitive 4
Social/Emotional 4

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