Crystal Growing Hedgehog – Fun Science Toy

Fat Brain Toys offers a large catalogue of toys for children of all ages and abilities.  One of my favorite things about their website is that you can search for toys based on different special needs.  When I selected Sensory Integration Disorder (also referred to as Sensory Processing Disorder), the Crystal Growing Hedgehog popped up.  […]

SensaPrize Subscription Box

There are so many subscription boxes available it can be overwhelming to find the right one.  There are boxes for makeup, pets, clothes – you name it.  Now there is the SensaPrize Subscription Box, which offers an assortment of fun sensory solutions! Just like most subscription boxes, the exact contents you’ll find inside the SensaPrize […]

Z-Vibe Motor Tool Aids in Speech and Sensory Difficulties

As small children learn to talk, speech errors are quite common. Learning how to say all the different sounds in words takes years to develop. However, by the age of eight, kids should be able to say all sounds in English with no major errors. Otherwise, it can be a sign of an articulation disorder. […]

Block Out Time for Block Play

Block play is important for any child, no matter the age or ability. According to this article from Parenting Science, “Blocks can function as powerful learning tools. There is also evidence that complex block play is linked with higher mathematical achievement.” Studies suggest toy blocks can help children develop: Motor skills and hand-eye coordination Spatial […]

Educational Insights Teachable Touchables

Looking for something to help teach children about different textures?  Check out Educational Insights Teachable Touchables.  Young learners can build tactile awareness and vocabulary skills as they play with the different texture squares. Teachable Touchables comes with 20 texture squares in 10 different pairs.  Each pillow is approximately 2 inches to 3 inches in size. […]

Juniorbeads Jane Jr. Necklace

Juniorbeads jewelry doesn’t just look pretty, they also make great sensory items for children of all ages.  Each Juniorbeads sensory item comes in bright colors with soft, chewable textures.  This makes them especially ideal for individuals with autism, sensory processing disorder, anxiety, and more.  One example of their available products is the Juniorbeads Jane Jr. […]