Includes: 1 x Stand; 1 x Nylon Wrap Swing & 2 x Carabiners
Shipping: please note for orders that include a Swing Stand, the shipping fee is $29
This option includes a stand with your nylon swing, which then avoids the need for a suitable tree branch, beam, or installing ceiling plates. It can be set up outside, inside or on a verandah or patio.
"A sensory dream come true", our calming swing (also known as a "cuddle" swing) is quite possibly the most important sensory tool in the house for our two girls.
The use of a stretchy nylon swing is ideal for children with Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Conditions, anxiety or low muscle tone. It's most commonly used as a calming tool for children that need more deep pressure and movement input than others. It can also be used as an alerting tool, and encourages exercise and movement. As children climb in, stretch out and move around inside the swing, they develop body awareness, balance, motor planning and spatial skills.
Compared to other swings, the stretchy fabric provides a sensory and visual retreat as it wraps around, whilst providing sensory pressure all over. It's a fun, private space where a child can either sit or bounce down to bounce, swing, spin or just stay motionless while enjoying the pressure.
The smooth and strong nylon fabric that is a bit stretchy - similar to lycra. The hanging length is adjustable and the swing can be hung from one or two hanging points.
We especially like these sensory swings because of their versatility.
Here are a few other reasons:
- Encourages full body flexion
- Allows for prone extension and various body positions in the swing
- Deep pressure touch and proprioceptive input the entire time the child is in the swing
- Can serve as as a sensory retreat
- The texture of the swing is tolerated well and often very soothing
- And of course vestibular (movement) input as they swing!
The suggested age is 3+, though small children should use it under supervision, to make sure that they can get in and out safely, and preferably with a soft surface beneath.
CALMING SWING AND STAND DETAILS:
- Height: 190 cm
- Width: 205 cm
- Depth: 193 cm
Cuddle Therapy Swing:
- Smooth and Strong Nylon Fabric
- Capacity: 100kg
- Hanging Length: Adjustable
- Can be hung from 1 or 2 hanging points.
Swing Wrap Size: Large wrap - measuring 450 x 250 cm, this cuddle therapy swing is large enough for a child, an adult, or a child and adult at the same time as long as the total capacity remains under 100kg.
Most importantly it allows our little super heroes to stretch right out tall with their arms and legs while they enjoying the swing and cuddle sensation.... It feels great (speaking from experience 🙂) and it's so wonderful for calming the neurological system! Especially this mumma's! (🤫 ssshhhh... its important to test the products right?!)
You can hang the swing from 1 or 2 hanging points. Hanging from 1 point will mean the swing wraps tighter and can spin, while hanging from 2 points will be a bit more open though still fairly tight, and will mainly move forward and backward, not spin.
You'll receive 2 large carabiners with the swing. To set up the swing, you'll need to tie each end through a carabiner. Make sure to double knot it, as the smooth material could slide if only single knotted. Re-tie one end until you have your desired hanging length. If there is excess material hanging down on one end, sit it in the carabiner.
Having the carabiners means it's easy to take down and put up without having to re-adjust or retie every time.
The stand is weather resistant, so can be used indoors or outdoors. The nylon material is mildew resistant, but can fade with prolonged UV exposure, so it is better as an indoor swing. If used outdoors, it is best to unclip using the carabiners and store out of the sun and rain when not in use.
The swing is suggested to be hand-washed, and can be dried on low heat cycle.
CALMING SWING SAFETY:
WARNING - STRANGULATION HAZARD
CAN CAUSE DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY
For use by Ages 3+ with close ADULT SUPERVISION for all children, or adults with a disability or impairment.
DO NOT allow user to wrap material around their neck, body or limbs.
This swing is intended for lying or sitting in ONLY.
Unclip carabiners to REMOVE SWING and store away WHEN NOT IN USE.
An ADULT should always make sure the child/user of the swing:
- can get in and out safely;
- uses the swing appropriately (lying or sitting - do not wrap material around neck, body or limbs);
- has full control of their body;
Please read all safety and care instructions provided with the swing, and contact us if you have any questions.