Wednesday, February 11, 2015


25 Sensory Hacks for Kids for Vestibular & Proprioceptive Input

It's no secret that I like to make my own sensory tools for my kids, from sensory swings, a sensory tunnel, stretchy bands, and a light table. My oldest J is a sensory seeker who seeks for vestibular and proprioceptive input. So here are 25 insanely awesome sensory hacks for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder. Each hack focuses on providing vestibular and proprioceptive input. Plus, they're a fraction of the store-bought alternatives. From sensory swings to balance beams to scooter boards to a gorgeous rainbow rocker, these genius hacks are sure to delight your kids!

25 sensory hacks for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L

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Sensory Toys for Vestibular Input: Swings, Balance Boards, & Rockers!

Sensory Swings You Could Buy


Sensory Swings You Could Make Instead


Balance Toys You Could Buy


Balance Toys You Could Make Instead



Sensory Toys for Proprioceptive Input: Weighted Blankets, Crash Pads, & Sensory Tunnels!

Proprioceptive Toys You Could Buy


Proprioceptive Toys You Could Make Instead


Weighted Sensory Tools You Could Buy


Weighted Sensory Tools You Could Make Instead


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25 sensory hacks for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
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14 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for including my project!

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  2. Great list! I'm sure it will be very useful for many parents! :)

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    1. Thanks, Anik! I hope parents will find it useful.

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  3. I am so excited to start making some of these things for my daughter. Thank you so much for putting together this list.

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    1. That's great, Joanna! What are you going to make first? I totally want to make the rainbow rocker!

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  4. So many great ideas! I MUST run to the fabric store! Excellent work.

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  5. Wonderful projects. & great instructions on the link- I really appreciate it & can't wait to get making! Thank you

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    1. These projects should keep you busy for quite some time! :)

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  6. Oh wow - what an amazing collection. I've wanted one of those rainbow rockers for awhile now, but I'm a bit intimidated to attempt a DIY (and we already have a Waldorf rocking board... but still -- rainbow!)

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    1. Hahaha! You should try making it anyway. :)

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  7. This is very helpful!! Pinned this fabulous resource!

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