Kinetic Sand – Funny, Soothing and Mess-Free

 

Kinetic Sand is a three-dimensional building toy made of 98% sand and 2% silicone oil that mimics the physical properties of wet sand.

Kinetic Sand is a three-dimensional building toy made of 98% sand and 2% silicone oil that mimics the physical properties of wet sand.

With Kinetic sand there is no need for shining Sun or rising temperatures to be able to play some good old fashioned sandplay!

Sandplay is a psychotherapeutic technique which can be used for soothing, tactile stimulation and funny learning.  Using sand and the miniatures gives children a symbolic way of expressing their feelings and their worldview. It does not depend so much on communicative proficiency, it can be used with a wide range of people with varying verbal and cognitive abilities.

It is a safe way to explore the unconscious, along with overwhelming feelings and life situations. Because it allows the deeper aspects of the psyche to be worked with naturally and in a non-threatening environment, it is highly effective in reducing the emotional causes of difficult behaviours. Sandplay thus helps to strengthen a child’s connection between the inner and outer worlds.

Kinetic Sand is Non-Toxic. It has been tested for all required safety standards.

Kinetic Sand is Non-Toxic. It has been tested for all required safety standards.

What is Kinetic Sand?

Kinetic Sand is 98% sand and 2% Magic. The magic is a non-toxic, synthetic polymer (like Silicon oil). Kinetic Sand will not dry out in the open air. It is recommended to use  an old icecream or tupperware container as storage place. I have not used any storage place for the kinetic sand and it still as good as new after 8 months.

Use almost anything at home to increase action and pleasure!

Use almost anything at home to increase action and pleasure!

Some Sensational Kinetic Sand Play Ideas

  • Kinetic Sand “Writing” | Tactile: Sitting on the outside of the sandbox and running fingers through the kinetic sand on the ledge: making lines, squiggles and movements…
  • Kinetic Sand Sensory Play | Tactile & Proprioception: Creating shapes by hand or using different tools.
  • Shake and Spin | Vestibular: Filling a funnel (like an hourglass funnel) with kinetic sand and then turning it over. As the sand pours out, spin in circles like a sprinkler system.
  • Bury and Destroy | Proprioception:  Hands couldn’t get enough of this game! Burying  hands and fingers in the kinetic sand and preparing for takeoff. Count down and remove the hands very fast!
  • And much much more! Just use your fantasy!
I love to sit back and watch Mitra plays as her creativity and imagination is sparked!

I love to sit back and watch Mitra plays as her creativity and imagination is sparked!

More about Kinetic Sand

  • 98% sand, 2% magic
  • Special properties make it soft and stretchy
  • Mess free. Kinetic Sand only sticks to itself and not to you
  • Never dries out
  • Soothing and relaxing to play with
  • Great for kids and adults
  • Non-toxic
  • Anti-Microbial
Shape it the way you want!

Shape it the way you want!

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