What could be better than a toy that draws a child’s attention away from a frightening situation? Or so enthralls a child in the midst of a full blown meltdown that he stops acting out? Meltdowns can often be prevented altogether by providing an appealing distraction toy to a kiddo who’s struggling with self-control. The best distraction toys for an immediate effect are ones that light up, but all provide dependable stress relief. Browse our stress relief toys for kids below.