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40 Sensory Calming Activities

40 Sensory Calming Activities

Sensory Calming Activities provide sensory input and they help your child self regulate and able to concentrate more easily. These sensory calming activities will also reduce your child's stress and anxiety.  All children, whether or not they are sensory seekers or sensory avoiders, should have sensory breaks throughout the day to fill their sensory diet. Sensory calming activities will also...
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25 Oral Motor Activities for your Sensory Child

25 Oral Motor Activities for your Sensory Child

Looking for some sensory oral motor activities to try? Here are 25 of our favorites. If you’d like more ideas or information, an Occupational Therapist will be able to help. They can specifically tailor an age appropriate sensory diet plan and oral motor activities for your child. Here are 25 ideas to get you started: Use a Munchables sensory oral chew toy...
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Munchables Bubble Popper Pop It Chew Necklace

Deklyn's Bubble Popper Review

Check out Deklyn's video review of the Munchables Bubble Popper Pendant. Rating: 10 million thumbs up!
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Munchables Pop It Bubble Popper Chew Necklace Fidget Toy Worn by Girl

Introducing the Exclusive Munchables Bubble Popper Fidget Chew Necklace!

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this new design! I created created this fun Bubble Popper Chew Necklace® to act as either a fidget toy or a chew necklace. It is the perfect 2-in-1 sensory aid!  Please note that this popper fidget makes an audible pop sound. I hope that your family loves it as much as mine does. As I was reading last...
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What Is Dysgraphia?

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that impacts writing. It can interfere with almost all aspects of the writing process including poor spelling, impaired handwriting and difficulty with word choice. This is in contrast to Dyslexia which refers to a reading learning disorder. 
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Fidgets, fidgets, fidgets!!

Fidgets, fidgets, fidgets! Munchables has recently added a wide range of fidget toys. From bubble poppers to pencil topper fidgets and liquid timers to squishy animals, we're sure to have a style to engage your child. Find them here: https://www.munchables.ca/collections/sensory-fidget-toys
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Why is my kid chewing on their clothing and fingers?

Why is my kid chewing on their clothing and fingers?

By Laura May, Owner of Munchables Sensory Solutions Ltd. Contributing Author OT Katie Yoon, MS, OTR/L In my previous article, I outlined how chewing helps children self-regulate. However, not all children chew as a self-coping mechanism. Some children may find the world too loud, too bright and simply too much. These children, especially those with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), may...
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Why does my child chew? Stimming and Proprioception Explored

Why does my child chew? Stimming and Proprioception Explored

By Laura May, Owner of Munchables Sensory Solutions Ltd. Contributing Author OT Katie Yoon, MS, OTR/L We’ve discussed chewing due to stress and sensory processing disorders in earlier articles. Further along the spectrum, we find children that exhibit repetitive behaviors such as full body rocking, unusual hand mannerisms (like finger-flicking and hand-flapping) and chewing. These behaviours are all examples of self-stimulatory behavior...
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Why Does My Older Child Chew? It's NOT Teething!

Why Does My Older Child Chew? It's NOT Teething!

By Laura May, Owner of Munchables Sensory Solutions Ltd. Contributing Author OT Katie Yoon, MS, OTR/L Talking to your child can sometimes answer many of the questions surrounding their chewing habit. In addition to creating a non-judgmental dialogue, observe your child. Do they chew only while doing homework? Primarily in the evening? Usually on hard objects? Knowing the answer to these questions...
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OTs like Katie Yoon recommend Munchables! Image shows Katie wearing her Stretchy Coil Bracelets

OT Katie Yoon Loves her Coil Bracelets!

Occupational Therapist Katie Yoon uses her coil bracelets 3 ways:

1. Keeps her focused during long Zoom meetings,

2. Ties her hair back during therapy sessions, and

3. Offers it to students for exploration during therapy.

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