Today's post is a buyer's guide for anyone looking to encourage vertical surface play in their home, classroom, play room or preschool.
We love taking things vertical at our house! It is awesome for truck stabilization, core muscle development, hand-eye coordination, should strength and ultimately it aids fine motor skills and even handwriting!
And bonus- it's SUPER FUN!
Contact Paper Activities
Easel and Accessories
Melissa and Doug REUSABLE Stickers (Their reusable stickers work just like colorforms! Be sure to double check that they are not the standard stickers!)
Window Markers with Bonus Built in Suction Cups
Craft Foam Shapes (Not Craft Foam stickers. You want the non-adhesive ones, which will stick to windows with water!)
Educational Insights Magnetic Letters and Numbers (Includes math symbols and punctuation marks)
Vertical Block Building
Check out: Non-Permanent LEGO Walls
Vertical Play Gifts
If the above sets are not quite what you are looking for, try these all-in-one sets as a great gift!
All in One Magnetic Pack N Play Chalk & Dry Erase Easel EDIT: That one no longer seems to be available so try either this set or this one.