Sensory kids can be tricky.
Different kids can like or dislike different sensations. I like to recommend weighted things because I find that they can be calming and grounding for children who are sensory seeking, anxious, impulsive, or hyperactive. They can also be used as “heavy work” for kids who need to “wake up” or get moving.
Picking out a gift can be so frustrating.
This year I thought I’d make a quick list of my top favorite NEW sensory toys – ones that are unique and probably not already in your child’s toy box.
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A Weighted Teddy Bear
This weighted teddy bear is too adorable. It looks like a typical toy but provides a weighted sensation which can be comforting. Check it out!
A Weighted Cap
This weighted cap is so cool! I love that it looks just like a regular hat, but it is weighted to provide extra input to the head. Such a brilliant idea! Learn more here.