Seven Great Gift Ideas for Children with Dyslexia

Seven Great Gift Ideas for Children with Dyslexia

Are you looking for the perfect dyslexia gift ideas for children? Whether it’s a stocking filler at Christmas, a fun birthday present, or simply to mark a special occasion, finding the right gift for kids with dyslexia or dyscalculia can be tough.

Here at The Dyslexia Shop, we know how challenging finding that perfect present can be. For over ten years, we have been providing dyslexia resources and support for parents and teachers across the UK. So if you are stuck for gift ideas for your loved ones, we thought we would take a closer look at some of the best present ideas for any occasion.

Things to consider when buying dyslexia gifts

When it comes to buying gifts for children with dyslexia or with a specific learning disability, there are a few things that you need to consider.

Their purpose

The first thing that you should consider is what the purpose of the gift is for. Is it to help with a particular subject they are struggling with? Is it to help keep them engaged in a certain topic? Or are you simply looking for a fun way to boost their learning?

Ease of use

Another important consideration when buying a dyslexia resource as a gift is how easy it is to use. While many toys and products will come with a suggested age, they might still be too challenging for some children. You also want to consider whether your loved one will be able to use the present by themselves or whether they will need adult supervision or other children to play with.


Toys that do everything are no fun. Children love to be challenged and entertained, so when searching for a dyslexia gift, consider how it will motivate them and inspire their creativity.


Finally, you also want to consider the longevity of the present. The perfect gifts for children with dyslexia and dyscalculia are those that can grow with them and keep them entertained and learning.

The best dyslexia gifts for any occasion

If you are looking for the perfect dyslexia gift for your loved ones, here are seven of our favourite presents to give on any occasion.

Boggle is a fun game for children and adults alike. Suitable for children aged eight and up, the game is a great way to bring the whole family together, and alongside the fun challenge, it is also a great way to help improve literacy skills.

The quick-fire word-finding activity will help to get their minds working and develop their thinking and visuospatial skills. To maximise the learning experience, it can also be handy to have a dictionary on hand to help them check words and spellings at the end.

This wobbly, fun and fully customisable toy is the perfect dyslexia gift for your loved one. This hilarious spherical friend is designed to put a smile on the face of every kid and is suitable for those aged three and up.

This engaging and fun toy helps to encourage a child’s imagination as well as improve their design skills, fine motor skills and planning skills. Children will love making Tobbly Wobbly spin, twirl and wobble, making it fun for ages.

In this fast-paced digital world, getting kids away from television and computer screen has never been more important. This freestanding tubal steel basketball hoop is the perfect dyslexia gig for kids of all ages.

Designed to be at a comfortable height for youngsters, this basketball hoop will help to develop their motor skills and hand-eye coordination. It will also help to promote the benefits of physical activity and collaborative play. #

Whether your child is a budding Albert Einstein or you are just looking to inspire their creativity, this interactive guide is an awesome gift for any child. From making a rainbow, bending light or building a buzzer, these experiments are guaranteed to pique their interest and bring science to life.

Suitable for children aged between eight and 12 years old, this book brings a new level of engagement for children with dyslexia and dyscalculia. Covering each core topic of biology, chemistry and physics, each chapter features crystal-clear text and high-quality imagery that is easy for children to understand.

Board games are always a wonderful dyslexia gift for children of all ages. These fun and engaging games are a great way to bring the entire family together. Money Bags is not only a highly enjoyable game, but it also helps children to develop their numeracy skills and financial awareness.

Suitable for children aged five and above, this dyslexia resource can be played by up to four players. As each individual travels around the board, they will earn money by completing chores, and the colourful game board, die and spinner are guaranteed to keep their attention.

Crocodile Floor Hop is a fantastic game for children aged three and up, helping to stimulate their minds and boost their numeracy skills. Thanks to the jumbo-sized mat, the game can be played both indoors and outdoors and will keep your loved ones entertained for hours to come.

Suitable for children aged three and over, Crocodile Hop is a popular dyslexia support game. As children work their way down the river, they will be required to identify various colours and shapes, as well as practice their counting skills.

Does your little one love to be creative? If so, the My First COLOR'PEPS Colouring Kit is the perfect present. Containing a mix of crayons and felt tips, alongside a giant poster colouring sheet, this kit will help your child to develop their fine motor skills and improve their memory skills.

This first colouring kit is the perfect accessory for any pre-schooler, and it even comes in a fun reusable carry case! 

Looking for the ultimate dyslexia gift?

No matter whether you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift or birthday present, The Dyslexia Shop is here to help you. We have a huge array of dyslexia resources, games and products, so if you are stuck for ideas, check out the full range today.

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