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.
2 years and up. 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.
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. 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 »
6 months & up. Help your little one develop their tactile senses with this brightly-colored Sensory Ball set by Edushape®. Each ball has a unique texture and shape, making them fun to explore and easy to grip. Some make noises, some are easy to squeeze, and some have smooth ridges and bumps to trace. Included: 5" Green, triangle ball, 7" Red, see-me ball, 4" Yellow and 4" orange see-me ball, 2.5" Purple, peanut-shaped ball, 3" Red and 3" yellow massage… More »
4 years & up. Express your creativity using every color of the rainbow! This Rainbow Sand Art Set features a beautiful assortment of 8 vibrant, essential sand colors in 28oz bottles. The bottles are refillable with shake or pour lids. Perfect for sand art, crafts, and artistic keepsakes. Colors include: Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White, Green, Blue, and Black.
4 years & up. Express your creativity using every color of the rainbow! This Classic Color Sand Assortment features 12 colors of 1 pound bags of Classic Colored Sand.. Perfect for sand art, texturizing art, model scenery, and more. Bonds well with glue and adhesive paper. Colors include: Black, Yellow, Brown, Orange, Pink, Emerald Green, Blue, Red, Peach, White Mauve, and Light Blue.
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 »
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.
Certified non-toxic, this clean, coarse sand has no fine dust particles, is easy to mold when wet and offers a wide range of applications in the classroom. Made from a specific type of silica-deficient rock. Available in 10 lb. and 25 lb. sizes.
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 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.
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. Designed to stimulate fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development, Kinetic Sand™ is indoor play sand with properties of motion. Mold it into endless shapes and watch as it melts before your eyes. It's perfect for open-ended, non-directed play and leaves no sand or residue on your hands. Kinetic Sand™ is also great for kids with allergies - it is wheat, gluten and casein free and 100% safe and non-toxic.
3 years & up. Our geology sets let children explore different kinds of rocks and minerals firsthand. Receive all four sets: Sedimentary Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, and Igneous Rocks. Each of our collections include 10 easy-to-handle specimens, an identification card with images, and a storage box with compartments for easy display and storage.
3 years & up. Manimo® weighted plush animals provide children with a sensory stimulation and soothing effect. These plush companions were designed to help children remain attentive and focused during their daily activities. Alleviating excess energy while providing deep pressure sensations. The weighted animals are soft and pliable and can be placed either on the child's shoulders, waist, thighs or stomach to stimulate rest and/or concentration. Recommended usage time is 15-20-minutes,… More »
3 years & up. Mold, shape, and sculpt Shape it! Sand acts and feels like wet beach sand, but it never dries out and is always reusable. It is gluten-free, dust-free, and allergen-free. Can be sanitized, simply pick out foreign debris, spread it out, mist with sanitizer, and allow to air dry. 5 lbs. Non-allergenic.
6 months & up. Encourage little ones to enjoy reading with these delightful cloth books. Each book is interactive with soft textures, crinkles, and sounds. Each book presents appropriate activities that promote curiosity, self-discovery and fine motor skills.