If you are the parent of a child who is a sensory seeker, then you know how difficult it can be to find the right kind of products that will help satisfy the sensory input your child needs. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite products – all stuff we’ve used and get the Sensory Share seal of approval.
Have a favorite product you want to see on this list? A product you’d like us to review before you purchase? Let us know – we’d love to hear from you!
Every Day Items
These are durable, long-lasting and can be used with or without a straw, depending on your sensory seeker’s needs.
Hopping on a Rody promotes balance and coordination in children while providing a fun workout. Rody ships un-inflated so parents can adjust the level of inflation according to the size and age of the child. My daughter can bounce on this for hours while I look on from the couch.
Safe for indoor and outdoor use with a safety enclosure that allows for unrestricted visibility of your kid(s). Visit our Garage Sensory Room transformation for more about our trampoline.
This fun balance ball cradles the body while improving balance. Kids can get their sensory input needs in this safe and fun balance ball designed to provide more stability than typical balance balls. See it in action here.
Arts and Crafts
We love this because it encourages fine motor skills, allows for sensory learning and creativity. Kids love fun of lights, sounds and colors. Parents love no mess.
See-through sensory table
Your options are endless with this see-through sensory table. Allows for hours of fun for your sensory seeker & friends.
Set of 5 Handy Scoopers Tongs and Tweezers for Children. These are perfect for fine motor and occupational therapy and using with sensory bins.
The magic of coloring without the mess!
Great for eye/hand coordination while learning about colors and shapes.
For sensory exploration, fine motor skills, coordination, visual spatial acuity. Dynamic play potential – stack, topple, spin, balance, wobble, tilt, wiggle and roll.
Great for color recognition, sorting, and beginning math skills. Kids can create colorful pictures with the wooden pieces.
Is your little chewing on pencils? Shirts? Fingers? Use this as a safe alternative if they need to chew, calm and/or self-regulate. Each pendant measures approximately 4 inches long, just under .5 inch in diameter at the laser end, and just over .5 inch in diameter at the handle end.
Encourages Sensory Exploration: Fully expanded, these smooth, squishy beads create a soothing tactile experience. Ideal for children with sensory processing disorder
These toys help promote a sense of calm, reduce stress / anxiety and can increase focus / attention
Sensory brushes provide a therapeutic combination of deep pressure and tactile stimulation to help everyone self-regulate, calm down and focus better
Suitable for children and adults, these are recommended for people with extra energy, ADD/ADHD, OCD, autism, or high stress / anxiety levels. The Anti-Stress Cube promotes a sense of calm, reduces stress / anxiety and increases focus / attention.