Making Space for Preschool Makerspaces
3 years & up. These companions were designed to help children remain attentive and focused during their daily activities in different contexts. It alleviates excess energy while providing deep pressure sensations. The weighted animals are soft and pliable, placed either on the child’s shoulders, waist, thighs or stomach to stimulate rest and/or concentration. Recommended usage time is 15-20-minutes, preferably under adult supervision. Dolphin weighs 2 lbs.
Manimo® weighted animals are a sensory tool that benefit all children, but especially those with ADD, ADHD, ASD, anxiety or other disorders. Their benefits include:
These lovable companions are a comfort to children both in times of stress and when relaxing. They can be used at all times and in almost all places:
Early childhood professionals, parents and teachers have long requested such a tool. Children with a learning difficulty or behavioral problem have to “get centered” to do their best. The animal’s weight helps by:
Suggested uses for the manimo® weighted animals: