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Early Developmental Tools
Looking for something special for your little one? You're in the right place! Chewy tubes P's and Q's, CamoCup, and the Tub Tunes Water Flutes are some of our most popular tools for early development. Picky Eater? Milton the mealtime companion is the solution! Balance and Coordination Issues? Try out the River Stones for a fun, imaginative activity.

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Edushape Rollipop - Starter Set Edushape specialneedsessentials

Edushape Rollipop - Starter Set

$37.95

The Edushape Rollipop Starter Set is a baby & toddler tracking toy rolling out the fun. It's like the classic marble run game for your little ones. Perfect choice for teaching concepts like cause & effect,imaginative play, hand-eye coordination and building fine motor skills! Exclusive large,weighted balls allow your baby to follow the b...


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Play & Sound Mat

Play

$49.95
Play & Sound Mat Edushape specialneedsessentials

Play & Sound Mat

$49.95

High quality 1.3 cm thick Edu-Foam play mat/puzzle suitable for any age! Features six colorful removable puzzle friends to help baby grasp the basics of logic as parent and child play together. Includes edges & corners, mirror flower, musical flower, storage tote bag and more.Assembled size 40"x 40" (100x100 cm) /½" (1.3 cm) thick


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Original Snap Beads

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$24.95
Original Snap Beads Edushape specialneedsessentials

Original Snap Beads

$24.95

Colorful and textured snap together beads with a release pressure suitable for 1 year and older. Highly pronounced lumps and bumps for an easy, sensory grip. 


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EZ Grip Nuts Bolts - 48 PC Edushape specialneedsessentials

EZ Grip Nuts Bolts - 48 PC

$21.95

For development of hand eye coordination and gross motor skills EZ Grip Nuts Bolts is a great choice! Coming in various shapes and colors, they are great for leaking to match shapes and colors. With a easy clean up jar, they are great for learning and play!  The Edu-Shape EZ grip nutz provides the little ones with a great opportunity for connect...


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My Soft World - City

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$19.95
My Soft World - City Edushape specialneedsessentials

My Soft World - City

$19.95

Includes Edu-Foam Wood-Like blocks and color blocks, plus Edu-Foam people, cars, trucks, trees and other city themed accessories. Packaged in a “tool box” style reusable container for easy clean up.  


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Magic Brix - Building Blocks 72 PC Edushape specialneedsessentials

Magic Brix - Building Blocks 72 PC

$19.99

A safe and soft flexible building tool, these nubby shapes are great sensory toys that encourage communication and imagination. Able to interlock with each other from most every angle Magic Brix are great for Special Ones to explore shapes and visual stimuli. Great for home and the classroom, Magic Brix are the fun way to play!


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Fun Z Balls by Edushape

Sensory

$29.95
Fun Z Balls by Edushape Edushape specialneedsessentials

Fun Z Balls by Edushape

$29.95

The Fun Z Balls by Edushape are designed to incorporate unique and distinct characteristics, promoting exploration and sensory play, enhancing fine and gross motor skills. The Fun Z Ball Set includes 3 tactile balls in yellow, blue and red, and each ball has a different tactile design to stimulate one's sensory development. With the Fun Z Balls,...


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First Puzzle - Treehouse Edushape specialneedsessentials

First Puzzle - Treehouse

$19.95

A 10” square Edu-Foam Puzzle features a tree of happy creatures all waiting to be fed with the matching food pieces. Encourages Logic and Reasoning Skills, Shape Matching, Role Playing and so much more! Tree House Puzzle may be used in the bath or pool as well!  


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First Puzzle - Fun Forest Edushape specialneedsessentials

First Puzzle - Fun Forest

$19.95

10” Square Edu-Foam Puzzle Fun. Multi-layer puzzle with helpful hints that assure successful puzzle placement, building self-esteem while having fun! The bottom layer gives clues as to where these fun critters live and frequent e.g. parent Owl protects Baby Owl. Great for role-playing and bath fun too! For one or more players.


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Sensory Ball Mega Pack Edushape specialneedsessentials
Sensory Ball Mega Pack

Sensory

$29.95
Sensory Ball Mega Pack Edushape specialneedsessentials

Sensory Ball Mega Pack

$29.95

Mega Sensory Ball value pack. includes two 7” balls, one Opaque one See-me, plus two-4” balls one Opaque one See-me.Assorted colors.


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Dr. Pooch Dressing Pet Pal

Education

$29.95
Dr. Pooch Dressing Pet Pal Edushape specialneedsessentials

Dr. Pooch Dressing Pet Pal

$29.95

When learning how to dress, there is no better teacher than Dr. Pooch!Dr. Pooch will help your Special One learn how to use: Buttons Buckles Zippers Velcro Shoelaces Soft and cuddly, Dr. Pooch is the happy veterinary puppy that will help kids learn how to dress and raise self esteem and dexterity. Helping to develop fine motor skills, Dr. Pooc...


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Baby Bongo by Edushape Edushape specialneedsessentials

Baby Bongo by Edushape

$19.95

Bang the drums! The Baby Bongos by Edushape help to develop gross motor skills, coordination, and creativity. Helping to give children a chance to learn about rhythm and tempo, these fun and colorful bongos will provide hours of fun and learning. Everyone can play bongos! Fun and easy bongos encourage young children to develop coordination and c...


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Froggy Feeding Fun

Education

$23.99
Froggy Feeding Fun Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Froggy Feeding Fun

$23.99

Froggy Feeding Fun™ Look out, flies! Squeeze open Froggy’s mouth and grab flies to strengthen fine motor muscles. Roll a cube to determine which flies to munch. Includes 2 durable rubber frogs, 6 flies, 1 number cube, 1 color cube, and Activity Guide. Frogs measure 2½” in diameter. Ages 3+


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B. Whacky Ball B. specialneedsessentials
B. Whacky Ball

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$35.99 $41.99
B. Whacky Ball B. specialneedsessentials

B. Whacky Ball

$35.99

B. Whacky Ball is a beautiful toy that lets kids whack away at the brightly colored balls that careen down the clear ramps. The Whacky Ball allows young ones to have hours of fun as they learn cause and affect as well as colors! The dynamic movement and kinetic motion inherent in the Whacky Ball fascinate the littlest Special Ones! Four beautif...


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Pustefix Bubble Bear Refill

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From $4.99
Pustefix Bubble Bear Refill Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Pustefix Bubble Bear Refill

$4.99

Is your Bubble Blowing Bear running low? Try the Pustefix Bubble Bear refills. Each refill bottle contains 8.3 ounces of bubble fluid and is available as a single or pack of 3. The Pustefix Bubbles are non-toxic, bio-degradable, and suitable for all ages.  Did you know bubbles are more than just a fun outdoors toy? Bubbles help to strengthen fin...


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Pustefix Bubble Bear Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Pustefix Bubble Bear

$9.99

The Pustefix Bubble Bear is a classic toy that children of all ages will love! Use it outside at home or in school as a fun, simple activity promoting fine motor skills, speech development, hand-eye coordination,and imaginative play. Kids will love to create and chase bubbles while learning basic concepts like direction and taking turns.  The Pu...


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Elemenosqueeze by B. Toys

Sensory

$29.95
Elemenosqueeze by B. Toys B. specialneedsessentials

Elemenosqueeze by B. Toys

$29.95

The B. Toys Elemenosqueeze set consists of 26 blocks with images of the letters A-Z providing an educational experience for your little one. Every individual block is hand sculpted to create an educational and tactile experience. The Elemenosqueeze set features a letter of the alphabet as well as different animals for each individual letter. The...


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Learning Resources Teaching Tac-Tiles Learning Essentials specialneedsessentials

Learning Resources Teaching Tac-Tiles

$20.99

The Teaching Tac-Tiles are colorful, engaging pieces with rich textures (smooth, bumpy, ridged, and rough) providing a great way to engage a child’s senses and strengthen fine motor skills. Teaching Tac-Tiles are an ideal way to encourage hands-on learning of colors, shapes, patterning, counting and other early developmental skills. Reach into t...


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Toobaloo Kit - Auditory Feedback Phone Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

Toobaloo Kit - Auditory Feedback Phone

$8.99

Ease reading, speech, comprehension and pronunciation challenges with the Toobaloo Kit. Created by a teacher, the Toobaloo is an educational tool designed to help children learn to read, increase fluency and comprehension and meet special needs such as autism, APD, stuttering and dyslexia. By speaking into the Toobaloo, children hear themselve...


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Toobaloo Headset

Education

$3.99
Toobaloo Headset Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

Toobaloo Headset

$3.99

Transform any Toobaloo into a hands-free educational tool for even more learning inspired by fun! With their hands available kids can easily read, play and sing all while getting the auditory feedback they need to increase fluency and improve pronunciation. *Toobaloo sold separately


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Toobaloo

Education

$5.95
Toobaloo Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

Toobaloo

$5.95

Ease reading, speech, comprehension and pronunciation challenges with the Toobaloo. Created by a teacher, the Toobaloo is an educational tool designed to provide auditory feedback which helps children learn to read, increase fluency and comprehension and meet special needs such as autism, APD, stuttering and dyslexia. By speaking into the Tooba...


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Time Timer (available in 5 different sizes) Time Timer specialneedsessentials

Time Timer (available in 5 different sizes)

$27.95

The Time Timer is a visual 60 minutes timer in a lightweight, accessible size and is available in 3", 8", 12", Plus (5.5" x 7") and even a Time Timer Wooden Puzzle. Perfect for a variety of uses, at home, in the classroom, or in the office, the Time Timer will allow individuals or groups to focus on the task at hand without worrying about "how m...


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String & Beep

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$19.99
String & Beep Alex Toys specialneedsessentials

String & Beep

$19.99

String up big, chunky shapes with these beautiful wood beads. Thread the cotton lace through the openings on either side of the beads and string up a collection! Stringing helps young children develop fine motors skills and the beads help promote sequencing and counting skills. Includes chunky wood beads, wooden needle, cotton lace and stopper.


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String a Farm

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$19.99
String a Farm Little Hands specialneedsessentials

String a Farm

$19.99

String up big, chunky shapes with these beautiful wood beads. Thread the cotton lace through the openings on either side of the beads and string up a collection! Stringing helps young children develop fine motors skills and the beads help promote sequencing and counting skills. Includes chunky wood beads, wooden needle, cotton lace and stopper.


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Tots Finger Paint

Crafts

$16.99
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Tots Finger Paint

$16.99

6 brightly colored, washable finger paints with no-mess caps! Includes red, yellow, pink, green, blue and purple (3 oz. each). Paint away and play all day. Finger painting is a wonderful way for young children to develop manual dexterity and self expression through art! Perfect for use with ALEX’s Finger Paint Paper & Tray!


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Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U

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From $3.99
Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U Designs 2-U specialneedsessentials

Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U

$4.99

The Designs 2-U Baby Safe Feeder™ allows you to feed your little one fresh foods of your choice without the added sugars, salts, spices or preservatives. When a baby has a few teeth, food can easily get lodged in the baby’s throat or inhaled into the lungs when learning to chew and self feed. The Baby Safe Feeder™ teaches your baby to chew his f...


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Baby Safe Feeder - 3 Replacement Bags Designs 2-U specialneedsessentials

Baby Safe Feeder - 3 Replacement Bags

$3.99

The Baby Safe Feeder replacement bags are reusable mesh bags that work only with the Baby Safe Feeder 2 + 2 starter kit and the Orginal Baby Safe Feeder (1 pk). The mesh bag allows your little one to get the goodness of the fresh foods while feeling soothing and satisfying during the tough months of teething. Great for busy moms on the go! Not j...


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Mini Easi-Grip Scissors

Learning

From $5.99
Mini Easi-Grip Scissors American Educational Products specialneedsessentials

Mini Easi-Grip Scissors

$5.99

The Mini Easi-Grip Scissors are lightweight self-opening scissors used during early scissor skill development or for individuals with SPD or other special needs. The adaptive scissors are 2/3 the size of the standard version and require less hand strength than regular scissors. The small size and wide contoured handles of the loop scissors allow...


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Mathlink® Cubes- Set of 100

Education

$12.99
Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game Therapy Game HQ specialneedsessentials

Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game

$19.95

The Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game is a fast-paced therapeutic card game for ages 6-12. The Mad Dragon card game helps children: control their anger in the moment, practice effective anger management techniques, understand what anger feels and looks like, avoid anger-provoking situations, express and understand their feelings and so much mor...


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Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set

$32.99

The Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set by Learning Resources helps to build early developmental skills like patterning, matching, color identification while promoting imaginative and group play. In the classroom or at home. the Color Sorting Set strengthens fine motor skills like hand-eye coordination and grip while making fruits and veggies an e...


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Write & Wipe Pockets

Education

$12.99
Write & Wipe Pockets Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

Write & Wipe Pockets

$12.99

Looking for a helpful learning tool? Tired of Wasting Paper?  Try Write & Wipe Pockets for an easy solution. Simply place the worksheet through the opening at the top and write on the outside of the pocket with the dry-eraser marker included or a marker you have tested. No more ripped pages or making multiple copies of one image for your cla...


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Super Jumbo Crayons (set of 12) Alex Toys specialneedsessentials

Super Jumbo Crayons (set of 12)

$7.99

The Super Jumbo Crayons by Alex are a set of 12 super-sized wax crayons providing long lasting fun while acting as an early developmental tool. The crayons were designed to give children the opportunity to express their inner artist while developing fine motor skills and imagination. The Jumbo size of the crayons allow for little hands to proper...


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Aku Ring

Sensory

$10.99
Aku Ring Gymnic specialneedsessentials

Aku Ring

$10.99

Aku Rings are soft and very flexible 7" rings that are great for sensory play or stimulation. With a unique soft studded surface, they are easy to catch and play with. Great for both children and adults, their unique shape and tactile feel provides a great sensory experience. The rings are manufactured with bumps that transmit a sensory impulse...


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Ballyhoo B. specialneedsessentials
Ballyhoo

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$32.99
Ballyhoo B. specialneedsessentials

Ballyhoo

$32.99

Ballyhoo is a fun toy with endless fun! With its bright balls that fit into the larger ball, it allows for development of motor skills, as well as sensory perception. The balls are made of different materials and textures that allow for various feels and textures. Ballyhoo is a great toy to share! The B Ballyhoo Ball provides hours of active, im...


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Playfoam® Go!

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$15.99
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Playfoam® Go!

$15.99

The Playfoam®  Go! is a learning tool promoting sensory and tactile development and artistic expression. The portable set of no-stick, no-mess Playfoam® comes in a translucent carrying case making it both fun and function able play.  The carrying case allows for playtime anywhere like in the car, doctor's appointments or even on the plane! Senso...


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Bristle Blocks

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From $25.99
Bristle Blocks Battat specialneedsessentials

Bristle Blocks

$39.99

Bristle Blocks, with their fun tactile and sensory surface, is the perfect construction tool for kids! With its ability to interconnect using their tactile nubs, they provide a fun and safe way for kids to express their creativity. Available in 113 and 112 piece sets! Bristle Blocks are a great tool for any child over the age of 2. The smaller s...


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Bilibo Chair (Multi-use Toy) Bilibo specialneedsessentials

Bilibo Chair (Multi-use Toy)

$26.95

The Bilibo Rocking Chair is an innovative shell shaped toy that is fun for kids of all ages. With its multitude of uses, the only limit for the Bilibo is one's imagination. The Bilibo can be transformed into anything from a spinning chair to a helmet.  While promoting basic motor skills and balance, the Bilibo is a fantastic developmental tool t...


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Battat Pound & Roll Battat specialneedsessentials
Battat Pound & Roll

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$29.99
Battat Pound & Roll Battat specialneedsessentials

Battat Pound & Roll

$29.99

The Battat Pound & Roll provides kids with a great way to strengthen fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination while having fun at the same time! This sensory toy allows for mixing and matching of colors prompting color identification and pattern sequence. The Pound & Roll is an easy to use toddler toy making it a staple in any home or...


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Hog Wild Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials
Hog Wild Poppers

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$8.99 $19.99
Hog Wild Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials

Hog Wild Poppers

$8.99

The Hog Wild Poppers are an excellent learning tool to help develop fine motor skills like hand grip strength and hand-eye coordination. The adorable Hog Wild Poppers help to promote basic concepts like distance and spatial awareness, as well as, imaginative play.  Each Popper comes with 6 foam balls making them a safe toy for indoors or outdoor...


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Color Dots- Marker Rounds-9 inch (Set of 6) American Educational Products specialneedsessentials

Color Dots- Marker Rounds-9 inch (Set of 6)

$12.50

These high visibility Color Dots or spot markers are great for a wide variety of activities and uses in the classroom and beyond. They help to make sure your students know where to sit in class, or use them as targets and bases for gross motor skill developing activities. There are 6 fun, bright colors included in each set. The marker rounds mak...


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Tangle Jr Hairy

Motor

$7.99
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Tangle Jr Hairy

$7.99

Twisty, turn-y, squiggly, and squirmy, this Tangle is not only fun, but a great sensory manipulative. Addictively fun, once you pick one up, you will find it extremely hard to put down. Perfect for the classroom sensory box. Colors may vary. The Tangle Jr. Hairy is a great tool for reducing anxiety and relieving stress. The Tangle Jr. Hairy can...


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Tangle Jr Classic

Motor

$3.50
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Tangle Jr Classic

$3.50

The Tangle Jr Classic is the original Tangle toy. The Tangle Jr. is a great tool in the classroom for kids with apparent attention problems. The Tangle Jr provides children with the ability to keep their hands busy while also staying focused. A very popular tool for an overwhelmed teacher!   Tangles are a great manipulative toy because it stimu...


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Tangle Jr Classic set of 3 Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Classic set of 3

$9.00

  The Tangle Jr Classic is the original Tangle toy. The Tangle Jr. is a great tool in the classroom for kids with apparent attention problems. The Tangle Jr provides children with the ability to keep their hands busy while also staying focused. A very popular tool for an overwhelmed teacher!   Comes in a set of three tangles involving 18 interco...


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Tangle Therapy

Motor

$12.99
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Tangle Therapy

$12.99

The Tangle Therapy provides endless hours of fun, focus, and therapeutic relief! This device is the answer to revolutionary hand therapy, minor stress relief, the improvement of fine motor skills, and sensory sensation - Yes it is all in one! Great for varying fields like: dementia, nursing, ADHD, special needs care, PTSD, GAD, and many other ...


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Tangle Relax Therapy

Motor

$6.50
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Tangle Relax Therapy

$6.50

 The Tangle Relax Therapy is slightly different than the Tangle Therapy. It is much smaller but just as effective! Much like the tangle therapy, it can be squeezed, squished, twisted and much more.  The Tangle Relax therapy is a great tool for rehabilitation of injured muscles or bones in your hand or wrist. Its softer texture makes it much ea...


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Tangle Jr. Texture - Set of 3 Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr. Texture - Set of 3

$10.99

The Textured Tangle Jr is a fantastic sensory stimulation fidget! With its bumps and grooves it is a fun tactile sensory stimulation toy. For use in the classroom, therapy sessions, or just everyday, the Textured Tangle Jr is a great fidget for fingers that just have to play with something! Textured Tangle Jr is a great gift that allows for hour...


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Tangle Original Textured

$20.99

Tangle Original Textured is a great Tangle tool for tactile fun and sensory needs. One of the best parts about the product is the nice of the product. It is the perfect size for kids of all ages as well as adults. The Tangle original is about the size of a red solo cup. The Tangle original is a little larger than most of the other tangles makin...


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