SPECIAL NEEDS & INCLUSION / Sensory Integration
Encourage students to explore their senses with Kaplan's collection of sensory integration activities. Products include sensory balls, texture dominoes, tactile blocks, sand and water tables, and more.
Professional grade medium texture therapy putty for hand and finger rehab and exercise, and for stress reduction. Odorless, non-flammable and will not stick to hands. With endless ways to be molded or shaped, offers a wider range of possibilities versus squeeze balls. Coral-colored putty comes in an air tight, resealable plastic container. 4 ounces.
Chewy Tubes offer a safe, non-toxic surface for developing biting and chewing skills. They are latex-free and lead-free and do not contain PVC or phthalates. Therapists may select Chewy Tubes for use in treatment of individuals who are developing initial oral motor skills or rehabilitating the jaw after surgery. Youngsters seeking additional proprioceptive input into the jaw may also like biting on Chewy Tubes. Children with autism require professional supervision when using Chewy Tubes. They are… More »
3 years & up. Easing the senses through vibrations. This Senseez® Blue Square Vibrating Pillow will have children sitting in no time! For children who have difficulty with getting distracted easily, tactile sensitivities, and concentration. Helps with calming hyperactivity, soothing anxiety, and falling asleep. Perfectly sized for chairs and benches. Made from easy to clean vinyl. Measures 10" x 10" x 3". Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
3 years & up. Fidget to focus! Calling all kinesthetic learners! If your child or anyone else you know has trouble staying focused enough to learn without doing something with their hands, this is the perfect little gadget for them to fidget with. This gyroscope inspired fidget by The Pencil Grip™ twists, spins, and rotates at the slightest manipulation of your fingers. It will not only help focus your floating attention when you need to, it's also a fun way to pass the time in any situation… More »
3 years & up. This inflatable wedge seat encourages static anatomical seating while mimicking the dynamic seating motion of a therapy ball. It is great for kids with poor posture and those who have trouble sitting still. In particular, kids with ADHD and/or Sensory Integration Dysfunction will benefit from the Movin' Sit Jr. 10"W x 10"L.
3 years & up. Fidget to focus! Calling all kinesthetic learners! If your child or anyone else you know has trouble staying focused enough to learn without doing something with their hands, this is the perfect little gadget for them to fidget with. This colorful little fidget by The Pencil Grip™ twists, spins, and rotates at the slightest manipulation of your fingers. Not only will it help focus your floating attention when you need to, it's also a fun way to pass the time in any situation… More »
2 years & up. This 26 piece Braille alphabet set features double sided pieces with upper case letters on one side and lower case letters on the other. Each has Braille symbol that represents each letter in the alphabet. Made from sustainable rubber wood.
3 years & up. Balance, sit, or exercise! This dynamic, inflatable cushion by Toymarketing International promotes good posture and balance and provides a comfy seat for your little one. Inflate the cushion to its limit and try to keep a balanced pelvic position to engage your core or use multiple cushions to stand on and see how long you can stay on. Decrease the inflation and set the cushion on a hard chair for a comfier seat option or just have fun wiggling and bouncing around on it on the… More »
2 years & up. This ten piece tile set makes learning numbers in Braille as easy as 1-2-3. Each tile features one side with the numeral and corresponding Braille cells and the other side features impressed leaf illustrations to help children count. Children can trace the indentations on each tile and learn to count with their fingers while counting out loud.
Grades PreK & Up. Students learn through touch and the Sensory Literacy Kit gives you great resources for tactile literacy activities. The kit includes Phonic Pebbles which includes 64 pebbles with 44 phonemes carved into unique and durable stones. Also included is a set of Sight Word String Ups which combines fine motor development and sight word recognition with over 200 sight words!
3 years & up. This set of beautiful habutae fabric features a shiny aesthetic in seven different colors of the rainbow to create fascinating visual effects. Use them for dramatic play scenarios, enhance music and movement, or textural and visual simulation. Fabric measures 39.4" x 57". Included: 7 Pieces of Habutae Fabric in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.
3 years & up. This set of beautiful sequins fabric features a shimmering metallic aesthetic in four different colors to create fascinating visual effects. Use them for dramatic play scenarios, enhance music and movement, or textural and visual simulation. Fabric measures 39.4" x 38.6". Included: 4 Pieces of Sequin Fabric in Gold, Red, Silver, and Black.
3 years & up. This set of beautiful organza fabric features an added touch of sparkle in seven different colors of the rainbow to create fascinating visual effects. Use them for dramatic play scenarios, enhance music and movement, or textural and visual simulation. Fabric measures 39.4" x 59.1". Included: 7 Pieces of Organza Fabric in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.
3 - 7 years. With 20 matching wooden shapes and textured tiles, children can count, match, sort, and identify objects. Sort the geometric or object shapes for focused learning experiences. For visual or tactile play, independently or in groups. Includes cotton bag.
3 years & up. This sensory table includes two 4" deep trays, two snap-on caddies, and two white plastic lids. Table rolls easily on four locking casters. Trays lift out to make emptying easy. Assembly required. Measures 46"L x 21"W x 24"H. Available in two colors.
12 months & up. Sturdy pages, interesting textures, simple text, and bright pictures make these books ideal for children. Toddlers will be drawn to the captivating, tactile pages, and will want to touch, feel and explore every one.
3 months & up. Increase eye-hand coordination and tactile skills with our new blocks. Each one is 4" square with each side having a different texture, color, shape, and feel. Washable. Colors may vary.
18 months & up (with adult supervision).This sand is a non-toxic, white, play sand that is great for indoor or outdoor use. It is environmentally friendly and contains no silica or quartz. It is 100% natural, molds great when moist and has a soft and pleasant texture when touched. 25 lbs.
Move while you work quietly and make learning and working fun! These safe, 100% latex free bands were developed by an educator and are made in the USA! Bouncy bands increase time on task; help high-energy workers fidget without distracting others; reduce students falling from leaning back in chairs; and discreetly soothes student anxiety, frustration, and hyperactivity. Available for desks and chairs, please choose.
3 years & up. Pack it, pull it, and shape it! Designed for fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development it oozes, moves and melts while leaving hands completely dry. Can be used indoors or outdoors. Never dries out or hardens and can be used over and over.