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Just in time for summer here are 5 great solutions for sensory motor skill play that won’t break your budget!
1. Kids Can Too: This home exercise program is packed full of activities to work on pinch strength, pencil skills, hand and wrist exercises and more! Ages 3 and up.2. Find It: A Plexiglas tube filled with 23 items buried in the beads. Perfect for visual figureground skills, wrist movement and bilateral motor coordination. Best of all it’s lightweight and portable. Use in the car for traveling fun!
3. GumFun: Move the plastic “gum balls” from the globe into the stretchy cloth channel mazes. Works on finger strength and doubles as a fidget to keep hands quiet.
4. Animal Hopscotch: Super for gross motor planning skills like sequencing, hopping and jumping. Uses animal sounds, music and has 3 modes of play. Requires 3AAA batteries.
5. Bubber®: Instead of sand or play clays! This unique modeling compound has a lightweight sensory texture that molds and won’t dry out. Reusable, nontoxic and gluten free Bubber is sure to captivate in any color!
Do you have any favorite low budget tools for summer fun? Please share them with us!