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The unique shape of this ball provides the child with added stability for balance, exercise and vestibular therapy. The width of each therapy play ball measures approximately 12 inches in diameter and 24 inches long.
How to determine which peanut ball size is appropriate for your child:
Have your child stand with arms outstretched from their sides.
Measure the distance from one fingertip across to another fingertip.
The ball closest in size to this distance will allow your child a wide range of uses - holding, or sitting on the ball with feet flat on the floor.
Children younger than age 3 should be supervised in using this ball.
The age recommendation of ages 3+ is due to the presence of small parts at the point where the ball inflates.
Please Note: Due to its large size - this Peanut Ball is shipped uninflated. To inflate, use a simple ball pump or the Foot Air Pump sold separately. A more expensive pump will inflate the ball at a quicker pace.
As one of the top online toy retailers, we have access to unprecendented quantities of product review data. One of the key ways that we use this data is by associating our products to the specific ages and genders of the kids who are playing with them. Whereas most retailers must rely upon manufacturer suggested ages (i.e. 3+), we take actual customer usage and share it with you here so that you can choose the perfect toy or game.
But how does this help me? You can use these graphs as a general measure of it's appropriateness for a given age and gender. While this information is generally accurate, it should not be used as an absolute answer. For instance, many dinosaur toys are purchased for boys, however, that doesn't mean that it's inappropriate for a girl who happens to like dinosaurs.
NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 3 years of age.
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Autism,
Speech & Language Delay
"Our boy likes to straddle the ball on his stomach and roll back and forth. The ball provides stimulation to his torso. He does use it much (yet) to ride it like a horse."
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Autism
"He enjoys the one at school. He should enjoy having one at home. He is very creative so I'm sure he will find a variety of uses for it."
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Developmental Delay
"The Peanut Ball was purchased for therapy for our daughter with torticollis (wry neck). Her therapist showed us how playing on the ball can strengthen our daughter's neck. She has shown a lot of improvement since purchasing the ball. She doesn't realize that it is exercise!"
Product review of Peanut Ball - 12 inch
Posted 12/8/2011 by Doug Frank
We bought this 'toy' because our grandson's physical therapist recommended it for at home exercise. We expected a 'peanut' that was the same size at both ends. This product is larger at one end than the other. I called customer service and they said that this was correct, and not a product defect.
Information about Peanut Ball - 12 inch
Posted 6/1/2011 by Sandra Hart
The product was the perfect size for our two-year-old. He enjoys playing with it especially when he needs to do something physical as a "break" from therapy. We also like the fact that we adults are able to help him use it without worrying that it will break (we experimented and it will support us too.)
Our major problem is our inability to get it properly inflated. We have an electric pump, but it just won't seem to inflate all the way. We were wondering if we should try the air pump at a gas station to see if we could get it fully inflated.
Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
peanut ball, peanut, balls, therapy balls, fun and function toys,
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