Weighted stuffed animals are the ultimate sensory toy… Cute, cuddly and effective! The varied shapes, sizes and textures of our furry friends are not only appealing but they allow for weight to be distributed where it’s needed most. Children of all ages and sizes to benefit from the calming effect of deep sensory, proprioceptive, and tactile sensory input.
They are perfect for calming high energy or anxious kids and also help focus children who struggle with attention issues.
Studies have shown that deep pressure touch, the type of proprioceptive input generated from weighted products, releases serotonin in the brain. This is a neurotransmitter that creates a feeling of calm and relaxation.
• Deep Sensory proprioceptive input
• Calming to central nervous system
• Increase core muscle tone and strength
• Larger animals can be used like lap pads to provide deep, calming pressure at school or home
• The varied textures of our plush animals provide tactile sensory input
• Can be used as a fidget to help with concentration
• Carrying weighted animals during transitions provides heavy work and can help reduce anxiety
• Sleeping with a weighted animal can help with sleep issues
• The dimensions of each animal range from 12”-20” and are specified in their names.
• Available in 2#, 3#, 4# and 5# weights
• Weights are made of 100% silicone, non-toxic beads sewn into pouches.
• No BPA, no phthalates, no cadmium, no lead, no metals
• Surface wash only! Do not machine wash.
Animals are made by Unipak and modified by Sensory Kids, LLC
WARNING: All products should be used under the direction of your educator, therapist and/or doctor. Products may include small parts-choking and suffocation hazard. In case of ingestion seek medical advice immediately. Fabrics are flammable. This is not a toy. Adult supervision is recommended. Children should not be left unattended with any of these products which have been modified at your request.
*NOTE: FREE or Expedited shipping is not available for this product and will be billed separately. This item is custom made to order. Please allow 1-3 weeks for delivery.