Fun, Learning, Buttoning & Fine Motor Development all come together in a quiet attention focusing play mat!
The Diving Dolphin is a colorful eye catching 2 sided mat with a dolphin bead captivated on a white nylon cord. The user "swims" the dolphin along the cord through buttonholes and tunnels on both sides of the mat, working back and forth from one side to the other until reaching the end, then "swims" the dolphin back to the start in reverse.
Benefits of The Diving Dolphin:
- Provides Proprioceptive Feedback
- Facilitates Pincer Grasp
- Improves Finger Manipulation
- Develops Finger Strengthening
- Increases Bilateral Manipulation
- Stimulates Visual Tracking
- Promotes Lead-Assist Hand
- Buttoning Activity
These Finger Isolation and Manipulation Products are designed to facilitate finger isolation and pincer grasp, utilize visual tracking, develop bilateral manipulation skills, and finger strengthening.
Description: A two sided felt mat with a plastic bead captivated on a cord woven through slits and stretch tunnels on both sides of the mat.
Materials/Construction: Red & blue felt fabric, red & blue stretch nylon tricot fabric, nylon cord, plastic (dolphin) bead.
Instructions: Individuals maneuver a captivated dolphin bead along the cord, passing through tunnels and slits, alternating from one side of the mat to the other until reaching the end.
Colors/Size/Packaging: The DD is available in red/blue (red on one side and blue on the opposite side). Approximately 8.5” x 14”. Sold individually.
Comments: Hand washing and air-drying is recommended. WARNING: This product contains small parts which could present a choking hazard. To insure the safety of the user, adequate supervision is recommended.