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Hand/Finger Strength

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These toys and materials all require the exertion of differing degrees of hand and finger strength. Some are cool tools like the 3 point grabber, mini hole punch or clay pictures and clay presses. Then there are the games- the really fun things like the zeebeez, bear popper, mega jumps, monkey exerciser, and r bands. These activities are so engaging and fun, oh and strengthening too!

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ZeeBeez
$3.95
S3346
Warning 
- Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
Can we play ZeeBeez, please? ZeeBeez is a new spin, pop and catch toy that everyone wants to try. Press thumbs against the plastic design button in the center to turn the ZeeBeez inside out. Now grasp the stem, give it a spin and let it drop! Try to catch it as it popz and jumpz to 6 feet. A highly motivating way to work on hand and finger strength, visual tracking, aim, arm control and catching skills. You are going to need more than one so collect all 6 ZeeBeez designs!

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Popping guy
$8.95
S1003
It's wonderful, it's amazing, it's the return of The Popping Thing! This cute 4 1/2" soft orange rubbery alien has blue eyes, red ears and a red nose - that all "POP" when he is squeezed! Great for developing cause and effect, hand and finger strength and reducing tension. (No loose parts.) Order 2 or more - they get lonely.

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Squeeze Squirts
$1.00
P2702
Cute and adorable water /air puff toys. Assorted 2"" animals squirt water when squeezed. Order several, each one is different. Encourages finger strength, arch development and digital grasping patterns. Perfect size for little fingers.

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Reusable Clay
$3.95
R6720
Special nontoxic, non-hardening polymer clay comes in a one pound package containing 4 colors. Can be readily worked with hands or tools to create simple or complex projects. Once complete, projects retain their shape indefinitely or can be re-worked as the imagination dictates. It never hardens so you can use it again and again. There's also no needed to wrap or cover projects from session to session. So start a dino today, finish it next week!

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Clay Pictures
$13.95
S1184
Warning - Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
Just push and smush! Use the 8 bright colors of never dry clay to color the 3 pictures. Reuse the picture molds or decorate with included preprinted background cards and colorful frames. Terrific hand and finger workout, improves strength, tone and endurance.

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Putty Kit
$20.95
S1210
Warning - Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
A self contained kit you will reach for again and again! This convenient travel case contains 2 oz. of 3 different resistance therapy puttys and a variety of small items. Use these pieces for pushing, making designs, hiding, etc. Enough putty provided in each color (yellow, red, and green) to fill most children's hands. All materials neatly maintained in separate compartments. Designed for the therapist on the go!

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Pustefix Bear with Bubbles
No more bubble mess! Gently squeeze the bear's belly and watch wand emerge, already for bubble blowing. Extra bubble juice drips back into the bear - Not on you or the floor!

Item Price Part No. Add Qty. to Cart
Pustefix Bear Bubbles $6.95 S1802 Quantity   
Pustefix Bear Bubbles - small refill $1.50 X1812 Quantity   
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Snap N Play
$69.95
S1741
Warning - Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
This classic set of 65 wood blocks that literally snap together, a must for every therapy clinic, preschool and kindergarten classroom, after school and recreation program. Challenges the imagination while building arm/hand and finger strength, and facilitating bilateral motor skills. Start younger builders off by simply attaching 2 rods. Next, try making a basic 5 part car, it will really roll! Add passengers to the cars and race them or connect them together to make a caravan. Challenge older children to attach all the pieces together and time their effort so progress can be documented. Enough pieces for multiple players or split a set with another parent or therapist. A terrific set you will use again and again!

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Mini 3-Point Grabber
$3.75
S0426
Adorable little plastic grabber will pick up most small, adorable little items. A fun way to exercise and strengthen the 3 fingers used for writing, buttoning, shoe typing and most skilled fine motor tasks. Push the plunger down and 3 grabber legs appear to snatch up M&M’s, pegs, beads, screws, etc.

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Clay Press
$6.95
S1748
This heavy duty plastic press encourages kids to squeeze the handles together as hard as they can. As they do this, the clay in the well is pressed through the holes creating strands of hair, grass, spaghetti or a mess of worms! What could be more fun than making a plate full of worms!

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Clay Alphabet Stampers
$30.95
S1749
Work on hand and finger strengthening as you reinforce letter and number recognition. Set includes all the letters of the alphabet and numbers 0-9. Push the 4” long plastic stampers into clay, dough or putty to see a dotted outline of the character appear. Kids are fascinated by the impressions left behind and so are motivated to try writing simple words, their addresses, phone numbers, etc. A great addition to your collection of clay/dough tools.

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Pustefix Bear Bubbles
$6.95
S1802
No more bubble mess! Gently squeeze the bear's belly and watch wand emerge, already for bubble blowing. Extra bubble juice drips back into the bear - Not on you or the floor!

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Three-Point Grabber
$2.95
S2902
Push the plunger and three thin wire legs emerge ready to grab their "prey" (small items). Once caught release the items into a container, by again pushing on the plunger. This 8" long plastic grabber really works the muscles of the thumb, index and middle fingers helping to develop strength and stability in this area. Also helps to develop the ability to use tools. Low price allows you to order many for use with groups or to recommend for home programs. Supervision recommended due to design of legs. Try it with small animal figures or our spiny balls.

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Pleasingly Plump Squirt balls
$1.00
S3904
Warning 
- Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
These roly poly 1-1/2" vinyl water toys were originally requested by a hand therapist, because they're the perfect shape to encourage little hands to bend and arch just the right way. Use them with or without water. Try confetti air blowing (then, of course, confetti pick up!) Animals sometimes available, but usual fun sports balls.

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Popper
$2.00
S3907
It only looks like a half of ball - but turn it inside out, drop it and watch it pop back up ready for you to catch. Small and easily portable, these 2"" rainbow colored spheres, are made of nontoxic rubber. Improves eye hand coordination, finger strength and bilateral hand skills.

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Sparkle Wheel
$1.95
S3908
New and Improved version! Watch the sparks fly as you make the wheel spin! Encourages the use of a three point pinch against resistance and isolated thumb movements. Sparks are safe and colorful. (Made of durable plastic.) Colors vary

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Water Squirt
$1.00
S6305
Warning 
- Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
These most adorable, 21/2 inch round squeeze balls will squirt water or air. Great way to work on hand/finger strength and palm arching. They are so cute together, you might need more than one!

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Mini Squeeze Rocket
$5.95
S6920
Two small palm-sized squeeze bulbs with tapered ends are included for launching the 6 included soft foam rockets. Squeeze with one hand or both, aim at targets or go for distance. Build hand and finger strength and endurance, along with visual tracking. Purchase a bunch and add a lift to your next group activity or staff meeting!

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Tennis Ball Guy
$3.95
S7015
Warning 
- Choking Hazard.  Not for children under 3 years old.
The idea for this cute, little, fuzzy, round guy with the big mouth, has been around for a while. When you squeeze the corners of his mouth he opens wide, so you can feed him. Kids love interacting with the hungry fellow. Great hand strengthening and open webspace positioning encouraged. Bilateral coordination and in-hand manipulation can also be facilitated. Comes with one Tennis ball guy and 20 chips and beans for feeding.

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Squidy
$3.95
S7506
Our diving water toys are a motivating way to work on hand strength and visual skills. Kids of all ages, love them for the immediacy of their visual feedback and cause and effect properties. Squeeze and the item sinks, release and watch it rise. Each arrive to you in kit form with easy to follow instructions. All you add is a recycled plastic bottle, (of any size but 1 liter works best), and water. The bigger the bottle the harder the squeeze.

Just squeeze the bottle and watch the diver, a squid-like creature, sink to the bottom, where it will stay until grasp is released. Then watch it rise. Buy two and have races.

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Mini Loop Scissors
$6.95
C7343
"Finally, the ease of a loop scissor in a small, child size. The 5 in. scissor has a wider grip area for greater stability and it automatically reopens when pressure is released. Great beginning scissor for preschools, first-time cutters, or those with small hands. Suitable for use with either hand."

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Eggersizer
$8.50
T3270
Classic, egg shaped hand exerciser looks great and has a great feel. Solid material so kids can squeeze as hard as they want. Perfect fidget, nervous energy releaser or distracter when a student or anyone is anxious.

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Orbo
$9.95
B3312
Orbo, the snap and match puzzle ball! Baseball sized orb comes with 13 holes, 12 of which have different colored balls resting in them. Players must push the balls out of one hole and get it to "snap" into another hole. This continues until all the balls are resting in the hole ringed in the same color. One hole is unringed and will remain empty. When complete, mix it up and do it again! Hands, eyes, patientce and planning all get a real work out with colorful little Orbo.

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Ergo Balls
They’re soft yet tactile, resistive, yet yielding and amazingly comforting. Each of these little treasures are made with a cotton Lycra® cover filled with specially coated plastic beads that glide smoothly over each other. The result is a “can’t put it down,” squeezable, hand exerciser and stress relief machine.

Item Price Part No. Add Qty. to Cart
Small 2" Ergo Ball $2.00 W3450 Quantity   
Large 3" Ergo Ball $9.95 W3452 Quantity   
Special - Small Ergo Ball Juggle Pack of 3 $5.00 W3450-J Quantity   
Hook
$3.95
P7507
Our diving water toys are a motivating way to work on hand strength and visual skills. Kids of all ages, love them for the immediacy of their visual feedback and cause and effect properties. Squeeze and the item sinks, release and watch it rise. Each arrive to you in kit form with easy to follow instructions. All you add is a recycled plastic bottle, (of any size but 1 liter works best), and water. The bigger the bottle the harder the squeeze. The challenge here, is to maneuver the hook diver onto the loop by squeezing and releasing the bottle at the appropriate time. Lots of fun!

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