ADHD-Friendly Gift Guide

By Leslie Josel

Leslie Josel is the founder and principal of Order Out of Chaos (OOOC), a consulting firm specializing in student organizing and other ADHD-related issues. Here she shares her favorite holiday gift ideas for kids. Filled with toys, games, crafts, and more, there is sure to be something special for everyone on your list. 

  1. Escape Room the Game – Family Edition

Looking for a fun and interactive game for the whole family? We’ve found one you’re sure to love! Feel the thrill and enjoy the mystery of an Escape Room in your own home. In this challenging and unpredictable game, you must work together to solve puzzles and find hidden clues. Teamwork is the magic word in solving all the riddles and puzzles in time – fun for the whole family.

  1. 3D Pen Set

Let the creativity flow with this fun toy! Kids can create, draw, doodle, and build in 3D with this 3D pen. The new SCRIB3D P1 3D Pen helps improve spatial thinking, creativity, and artistic skills. Great for quality family time and creating 3D art!

  1. Chemistry Set

Perfect for the inquisitive and curious kids in your life. This kit has more than 15 experimental activities including dueling water tornadoes, building an erupting volcano, growing a crystal, two geologic dig kits, and more. Kids can conduct multiple experiments making it great to share with family and friends to enjoy the magic of discovery together.

  1. CUBIDI® Original Rainbowball

Kids love to fidget and we’ve found another great fidget toy! The CUBIDI Rainbowball helps improve focus & concentration, ease anxiety, and allows for quiet fidgeting. The ball has 12 holes and 11 colorful balls. Mix up the balls and then try to match the colorful balls to the matching rings.

  1. Laser Tag

Have a kid with energy to burn – then Laser Tag is a must! Turn your home or backyard into a laser tag arena with this ArmoGear laser tag set, the most advanced set of laser tag guns out there! This set includes target vests, invisibility mode, night vision flashlight, voice-guided directions and a 150ft range. Take a break from the screens and enjoy this immersive and fun game play!

  1. Space World Indoor Tent

Escape the overwhelm! Sometimes kids need their own quiet space where they go to feel calm and relaxed – that’s why we love indoor tents. This lightweight and portable tent gives kids a private place to decompress, relax or be imaginative!

  1. Cozy Sack 3-Feet Bean Bag Chair

Kids love a good, cozy place to flop, flip and chill, especially those with ADHD. These Cozy Sack bean bag chairs are made of micro-suede fabric making them comfortable and durable. Light weight and easy to move from room to room, these are perfect for kids to use for relaxing, doing homework, reading, listening to music and more!

  1. Balance Board

Get moving! Improve balance, enhance skills, build strength and master control of your body. This Balance Board Trainer helps you improve core strength, coordination, train strength, train muscle memory, and stamina. Great for fidgeting, improving performance in sports/fitness or just having fun!

For those in need of gift ideas for adults with ADHD, check out Leslie’s ADHD-Friendly Adult Gift Guide on the OOOC website.

This post is adapted with permission from Order Out of Chaos.