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Non-Verbal Play >> Self-help

Resources, including sand timers, to practise and reinforce self-help skills; helping autistic children achieve independence


Product code: B6341


An ideal resource for creating a visual timetable for organising a child’s day. Perfect for children with autism or those that benefit from following a routine.

There are 3 pockets at the bottom so that once the activity has been finished the cards can be placed out of sight in a pocket. 10 visual timetable cards are included each size A6.

Size: 32cmW x 70cmL

Price: £17.50
£21.00 inc. VAT


Product code: B6284


Issy explains from her perspective what it is like to live with PDA and the support she needs from friends, family, school and those around her.

56 pages.

Price: £8.99


Product code: B6281


A guide to growing up for boys that is full of facts, tips and colour illustrations explaining puberty, body image, hygiene, friendship, crushes and more!

Written in literal language and addressing sensory issues, safety, and social skills throughout, it is ideal for boys with autism aged 9 to 14.

Price: £10.99


Product code: B6280


An illustrated guide for girls full of facts and advice about growing up, puberty, body image, friendship, crushes and more!

Written in literal language and addressing sensory issues, safety, and social skills throughout, it is ideal for girls with
autism aged 9 to 14.

Price: £10.99


Product code: B6150

This fan is one of a  range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language.

The fan has 10 laminated petals featuring the following symbols - Come, Listen.Choosing,Quiet.Wait,Line up,Ask,Sit down and Tidy up.

Fan measures 125mm high.

 

 

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication fan with symbols
  • Use to communicate visually with a child
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6149

The Morning Routine fan is one of a range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language. Parents and carers find the Morning Routine Fan can also be used as a visual timetable.

The fan has 10 laminated petals which feature - Wake up, toilet, wash, dry, brush teeth, dress, breakfast, shoes and coat.

Fan measures 125mm high.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication fan with symbols
  • Use to communicate visually with a child
  • Use as a visual routine timetable
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6148

This fan is one of a range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language.
This fan is for Positive Praise and the 10 laminated petals feature - Good liming up, good sitting, good work, good taking turns, good conversation, well done, good behaviour and 2 blank petals to be personalised.
 
Fan measures 125mm high.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication fan with symbols
  • Use to communicate visually with a child
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6096

A multi functional learning tool. Simply add one image or word into the 6 slots and record a corresponding 10 second message per slot. Press play to hear the recording. Ideal for hanging on the wall or for using as a visual timetable for children with autism to show their daily or part day schedule. Or use for sequencing activities e.g. the events of the story, class timetables or questions and answers. Comes with 6 blank inserts. Bar size: 11.5 x 56 cm. Insert size 7 x 8cm. Batteries not included.

Play Ideas>>
  • Sequencing events
  • Visual Timetable
  • Reminders
Price: £24.99
£29.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6071

This fan is one of a  range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language.

Fan measure 125mm high with 10 laminated petal cards.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication fan with symbols
  • Use to communicate visually with a child
  • Childcan use this fan to indicate where they have a pain
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6019

A range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language. Fan measure 125mm high with 10 laminated petal cards.

Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6016

These fans are ideal for communicating if a child is  distressed by the environment and  why - it may be too hot, too cold, too noisy, too crowded.  Fan measures 125mm high with 10 double laminated card petals.

Ideal to support children who have communication difficulties or English as a second language. 

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication
  • About Senses
  • About Environment
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6000

The Behaviour Routine Fan is a valuable communication fan to help behaviour management. Use the traffic light system of green, orange and red together with other symbols to show if behaviour is acceptable or not.

This communication fan uses symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language.

Fan measure 125mm high with 10 laminated petal cards.

Play Ideas>>
  • Behaviour management
  • EAL
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B5976

Dressing Time Cards for Girls is a set of 34 cards comprising 19 sequential dressing action cards and 12 clothing cards featuring individual items of clothing.

These cards are visual cues for the various stages of putting on girls clothes to help children to learn skills for independent living.

The set comprises sequential dressing action cards as well as picture clothing cards featuring girls clothes. 

The sequential dressing action cards can be used to teach the stages of dressing or to assist re-learning how to get dressed as part of a rehabilitation programme following stroke or brain injury. The picture clothing cards are ideal for labelling cupboards and drawers to help organisation of clothing making orientation easier for independent living.
 
Teachers will find the cards for shorts, T shirt, socks and trainers useful for children with special needs who benefit from visual assistance when getting changed in to PE kit and then getting changed back into school uniform.

Play Ideas>>
  • Dressing
  • Independence
  • Orientation
Price: £7.49
£8.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5975

Dressing time cards - Boys includes 29 cards comprising 17 sequential dressing action cards and 12 clothing cards featuring individual items of clothing.

These cards are visual cues for the various stages of putting on clothes to help children to learn skills for independent living. This set is aimed at boys.

The set comprises sequential dressing action cards as well as picture clothing cards. 

The sequential dressing action cards can be used to teach the stages of dressing or to assist re-learning how to get dressed as part of a rehabilitation programme following stroke or brain injury. The picture clothing cards are ideal for labelling cupboards and drawers to help organisation of clothing making orientation easier for independent living.
 
Teachers will find the cards for shorts, T shirt, socks and trainers useful for children with special needs who benefit from visual assistance when getting changed in to PE kit and then getting changed back into school uniform.
 

 

Play Ideas>>
  • Dressing
  • Independence
  • Orientation
Price: £7.49
£8.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5770

Toilet training resources, exclusive to SenseToys. This Toilet Time book is a 10 page laminated wipe-clean flip book containing  velcro backed pictures of children toilet training. These provide a visual sequence for the stages of toileting which are helpful for all children. 

10 picture cue cards are provided which feature a boy toilet training and 10 featuring a girl in the various stages of toileting. These help children with SEN (special educational needs) understand toilet training and learning toileting skills.

The pack also includes an 18 page Parents' Guide to help parents and carers who are toilet training children. It is written by Dr. Eve Fleming MB ChB BA MRCPCH, an experienced Community Paediatrician and contains lots of useful information and 60 reward stickers.

 

Play Ideas>>
  • Sequential toilet training picture cues for boys and girls
  • Can be flexible to meet any child's needs
  • Parent's Guide to toilet training
  • Toilet training reward stickers
Price: £14.99


Product code: B5711

Easy timers are ideal for children and can be used to count up or down

Press Start /Stop to start counting and the same button to pause and then resume counting. 

These have a built in stand and magnet.  99 minutes and 59 seconds display.

Measures 70mm x 70mm.

Buy a pack of 6 or click the link to buy a single Easy Timer

Play Ideas>>
  • Time an Activity
  • Count down time to when an activity must finish
Price: £14.99
£17.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5559

A sturdy wooden boot standing on a wooden base for practising lacing and tieing.

Size 21.5cm x 21.5cm

Price: £18.32
£21.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B5414

An appealing and fun digital timer in the shape of a yellow taxi cab that counts up or down ( to 99 minutes and 59 seconds)  and has a clear display showing minutes/seconds with simple start/stop functions.  The minute and second buttons are on the wheels.

It can stand alone on the wheels or has a magnet on the reverse.

The alarm is a digital beeping sound similar to alarm clocks.

Ideal for home or classroom use.

Size 80mm x 45 mm.  Uses 1 x AAA battery which is included.

Play Ideas>>
  • Help with the concept of time
  • Accepting an activity is finished
  • Counts up and down
Price: £4.99
£5.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5228

Sand timers are ideal for helping young children develop an understanding of time and help with daily routines. Our 30 minute sand timers are sturdy and durable with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds. Our thirty  minute sand timers contain black sand. Using any of our sand timers can help give your child the following:

Play Ideas>>
  • Prompt that an activity must finish
  • A visual concept of time
  • Independence to stop an activity themselves once the sand has run through
Price: £10.41
£12.49 inc. VAT


Product code: B5215

A set of 8 wooden vegetables in a wooden storage box with a wooden knife and cutting board. Children will have endless fun cutting the vegetables and then making them whole again. A very satisfying activity for little hands.

Play Ideas>>
  • Naming vegetables
  • Eye-hand co-ordination
  • Fine motor skills
Price: £9.99
£11.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5176

Two clear and colourfully illustrated self-correcting puzzles on thick durable card. A perfect tool for practicing and naming the items of clothing and the daily routine of getting dressed and undressed.

Play Ideas>>
  • Matching and naming items of clothing
  • Co-ordination and visual skills
  • Practice routine of dressing
Price: £6.25
£7.50 inc. VAT