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Fiddle toy

(8 Posts)
LifeIsGoodish Sun 29-May-16 11:08:06

I need fiddle toys for my 9yo.

I want something like these textured, bendy rings, but small enough to fit in a pocket.

I also want to try him on a balance cushion, and wonder whether there are any which vibrate. Vibrations seem to first excite and then calm him.

I'd be really grateful anyone could point me towards websites or catalogues which they have found useful.

PolterGoose Sun 29-May-16 11:11:03

Chewigem hexichew is a good bendy flexible fidget but a bit big for a pocket so perhaps one of their bangles would work?

Sensory Smart and Sensory Direct are good.

amistillsexy Sun 29-May-16 11:18:15

My d's loves his tangle toy. He has a fuzzy one the fits into a pocket. Sorry I'm on my phone and can't link but I got his from amazon. X

Hockeydude Sun 29-May-16 11:21:24

If you google fidget tangle, that's what my DC has.

PolterGoose Sun 29-May-16 11:25:37

Yes, me and ds love Tangles, very cheap on Amazon, and loads of textures, but not the same feedback as the rings in the picture.

LifeIsGoodish Sun 29-May-16 12:57:10

Thanks for the recommendations. Dc and I have had a browse and we've ordered a hairy Tangle, a couple of squidgy hairy things, a mesh tubey-springy thing, and some hair-bobbles that are basically an endless coiled coil. Hopefully we've got sensory-seeking, finger-twiddling and tight squeezing all covered.

SisterViktorine Tue 31-May-16 19:02:20

Don't know if it would fit the bill, but I have a little rubber diplodocus which is an amazing fiddle toy. I used to carry a pen around all the time at work, but the diplo is much better. Sadly looks like you have to by a set- but the red one is good too and spares always handy!

LifeIsGoodish Tue 31-May-16 23:22:35

We have those at work and I don't know how it is, but one always seems to end up in my pocket! Of course I return it next day. They are great fiddlers, just lack squish.

I found a brilliant slapband in Smiggle today. Soft, rubbery coating, with firm rubbery spikes. Ds loves it. So do I.

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