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February Product of the Month

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Product of the Month for February is Pop Tubes! Our pop tubes are the ultimate sensory fidget. You can pop, snap, stretch, connect and keep fingers busy. The tube was designed as a tool to aid those with sensory processing disorders/ difficulties and those experiencing fine motor struggles. When the expandable tube is stretched or compressed the tube generates a popping sound. The pop tube can also be used as a physical therapy tube to help improve bilateral coordination.    For more fun, connect the stretchy tubes together to create an array of shapes.  The Pop tubes can really bring...

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Why Chew?

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In life we all experience stress in some way, shape or form and as individuals we all deal with it in a variety of ways. Some people sleep until the problem “goes away”, others face it head on and some resort to chewing to help them manage their stress. This may seem like an odd way to self soothe and relieve tension or stress but for some it is the only way, and it is not always a choice.  When adults or older children chew it usually has a root cause - they could be chewing to self-soothe, relieve anxiety,...

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January 2022 Product of the Month

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January’s  featured product of the Month is MMC’s Brick Chews.  All month long  (while supplies last) you can get your own Brick Chews for 10% off (code applied automatically at checkout).  The Brick Chews are available in 3 styles: pencil toppers, zipper pulls and as a pendant. No matter which format you choose the Brick Chews were designed for moderate chewers, specifically those who use their back molars for chewing.  All of our Brick Chews are made from 100% food grade silicone, making them safe as an oral sensory tool.  These Brick Chews are available in an array of colours:...

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Five Fidget Stocking Stuffers

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  As a kid I used to get so excited to open my stocking…sometimes even more excited than my gifts. I loved how it was always tailored to my likes and needs. Coming up with enough unique ideas to fill multiple stockings can be exhausting though so here is a helpful guide to fill them up! The ever so popular poppers! These are all the rage right now, what kid wouldn’t want one in their stocking? Bonus: they are quiet, lightweight and inexpensive! They also come in all shapes, sizes, themes and colours. Fidget Cubes - they are great for...

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Integrating Fidgets in the Classroom - Tools and Tricks

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Fidgets can become an amazing resource in a classroom when used correctly. We at MMC know that it can be a little overwhelming with all the different types, textures and styles of fidgets. Often even after a teacher or staff member has selected the fidget tools they would like to use in a classroom setting they have no idea on how to properly use them or implement them in the day to day of a classroom. Below are some Tips and Tricks to ease the transition. We highly recommend before physically introducing the fidgets to the class, you do an...

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