The students you work with will be visually amazed as they watch the mini Rainbow Hoberman Sphere expand from 5 inches to 12 inches in diameter. Next, just push any hub and watch it contract! The rainbow of colors expanding and contracting is visually stunning.
As a calming tool, it is effective for helping children with special needs visually understand deep breathing and expanding their chest cavity for relaxation. You can read how to teach deep breathing using a hoberman sphere here.
This innovative toy is both fun and highly educational. It has been used by teachers and therapists to teach cause and effect, develop motor skills, encourage imaginative play, and so much more. It has been used in special needs yoga classes and as a positive reinforcement toy for ABA programs.
This item is also attractive and entertaining for kids of all ages. It's a great way to promote peer interaction. It comes fully assembled and includes a handout with several fun game ideas. This item is recommended for children ages four and up.