This year has been an adjustment for all of us, but one of the biggest changes was when my wildly ADHD child started public school. He’s a good kid, and he’s smart. Scary smart. However, when he was doing school at home, I could let him take frequent breaks. Sometimes I had to MAKE him take frequent breaks (frustrated mama, anyone?) Now that he’s in a classroom all day, we have to be a little more creative with the ways he channels his extra energy. These are some awesome (cheap!) ways to keep your little whirlwind focused and quiet.
Have kids who break their pencils? Chew off their erasers? Destroy all their writing tools? Pencil Fidgets are the answer. Set includes four pencils, each with a different fidget (Spin Snapper, Nut N Bolt, Wingnut and Bump N Run Maze). So let them fidget and focus.
Set of 5 Tangle Jr Fidget Toys: Original Metallic Textured Fuzzy Relax
Many children will focus better and absorb things more quickly if they have something to do with their hands. Tangles are a wonderful toy for children (and adults) to play with on trips in the car, on a plane or anytime.
Abilitations Yuck-E-Ball, 3.5″ Dia (Colors may vary)
Yuck-E-Balls are among the most tactile, oversized balls to hold and their weight provides great kinesthetic feedback. Yuk-E-Balls’ seamless PVC shells are durable and filled with 3/4″D (2cm) PVC balls in a non-toxic gel.
These soft and squishy 5 inch diameter rings have lots of fun fingers. They can be worn as bracelets or anklets, or just use as a fun play toy. The tactile feel makes them fun and touchable.
Toysmith Wacky Tracks, Assorted Colors
Bend, form and click this articulated plastic chain into all kinds of creative shapes, letters, or just use it to fidget!
Wooden Puzzle Fidget
Twelve little colorful half-inch blocks are connected together by heavy-duty elasticized string. Great for big and little fingers alike!
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