Teachers also noticed these differences and preferred the stability balls compared to regular classroom chairs. Our uniquely designed chair legs, with a diameter of 45 mm and more contact area on the floor, make the flexible seating more stable. Also after kids stand up, the soft yet supportive legs can keep the yoga ball chairs in place. Rock’er Chill-Out Sensory Therapy Positioning Chair by Freedom Concepts is unique in that it offers input and support in sensory, vestibular, and proprioceptive means. The user of this sensory chair will experience relaxation and calm by sitting in the deep, soft, padded seat.
For children whose proprioceptive sense stimulates less information, the movement might help them to build body awareness. Each neurodivergent person has different sensory needs that should be taken into account. For example, some people are hypersensitive and certain forms of movement may bother them, while others are hyposensitive and may need additional proprioceptive input to thrive. Decide how you will use the sensory chair and the goals you want the chair to help accomplish. It has a convenient carrying handle and is lightweight, so it can easily be moved.
As sensory chairs let children move and adjust themselves in a non-disruptive way, they get the right stimulus they are seeking for. Thus, sitting in such chairs, children can burn off excess energy and become more attentive in class. Another study of active seating published in The Physical Educator compared three groups of sixth-grade students in math classrooms in Minnesota. One group did no physical exercise during the class, another had two 5-minute physical activity breaks during class, and the third class used stability balls.
They may compromise and sit on a sensory cushion instead. Wobble chair makes great furniture for promoting active sitting. The constant rocking movement helps to keep your child engaged in learning.
Therapists everywhere tell us the Activity Chair is perfect for feeding, speech therapy, active learning and for clients with sensory processing challenges. Not only that; parents see what it can do for their child in the classroom and realize how much they need it at home, too. That’s right—you can stay seated, but you can also move around! Active seating helps improve circulation, posture, and energy levels in a way that regular chairs just can’t.
The stool comes with a rounded base that allows your child to wobble back and forth and side to side. Plus, since the frame of the desk is stable, a wobble seat may be a better option for kids with developmental coordination disorders or balance issues. These sensory chairs and accessories are designed to work with typical desks in school classrooms. Satisfies the sensory integration needs of children with ADHD or ADD anywhere they sit, helps them release excess energy while staying engaged and focused for longer. Active seating options can besensory tools used for balance and burning off access energy at school and at home. Children who have difficulty sitting still in class can often be labeled as disruptive or not attentive when this may not be the case at all.
These wobble stools are in classrooms all over the country. Teachers love them because they’re easy to set up , and they work for students of all ages. We love that ErgoErgo revolutionary seating concept combines the benefits of active sitting with a bold contemporary design.