A ball pit (originally called “ball crawl” and also known as a ball pool or ball pond) is a padded box or pool filled with small colorful hollow plastic balls generally no larger than 3 inches (7.6 cm) in diameter (source: Wikipedia )
Ball pits for autistic children
Ball pits are a fantastic toy for stimulating sensory development and processing in autistic children. They are often used in therapy contexts but make the perfect at-home environment to help your child feel safe and to have fun.
Are ball pits safe for autistic children?
Ball pits have long been recognized for their ability to complement other therapies in a fun and engaging way. The bright colors and interesting sensation of being immersed in the pit tend to appeal to both young children and adolescents. eSpecial Needs notes that “The balls massage the entire body, provide buoyant support, deep-pressure sensation and encourage relaxation.
Can you put ball pit balls in dishwasher?
he dishwasher can melt plastic, even without the drying cycle. The bathtub is safer. I would fill it with a few inches of lukewarm water, add a little dishwashing liquid (much less than you would use for dishes), and chlorine bleach for disinfecting. The Clorox bottle suggests 1 part bleach to 32 parts water.
Why We Use a Ball Pit For Therapy?
In this movie Kate shows you the many functions of our ball pit and how we use it for therapy and fun!
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