If you have squirmy, fidgety kids, you know the wonders that sensory blankets, swings, and more can do to calm kiddos. Whether you’re looking for a seat for them in the classroom or for at-home, there are plenty of options to choose from. There are even some roomier picks that you can sit on too because adults can benefit from a sensory chair too.
If you’re looking for a classroom-ready sensory chair, opt for a more compact style that won’t take up much space. And if you’re wanting a comfy seat to help calm you and your kids, a larger inflatable seat is a must. There’s even an inflatable one that comes in a bunch of cool styles that will let you take your relaxation just about anywhere. Ahead, check out our top picks for sensory chairs for kids and even you too.
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1. Chillbo Couch
Sometimes you want to hop on with your kiddo, so a cool sensory chair from this cool brand should let you do that. This inflatable couch lets you set up a relaxation spot just about anywhere — whether that’s in a park or in a forrest while camping. You can choose from a ton of on-trend patterns that will transform any spot into a little slice of paradise. It’s a breeze to blow up, and it doesn’t even require a pump.
2. Freesty Wiggle Seat
This compact sensory chair is a great pick if you’re looking for a smaller option that can help fidgeters in the classroom. It comes in three colors so you can pick your kid’s favorite color, and it can help improve posture and muscle use in addition to making them feel a sense of calmness. You can even use it for your workouts to stabilize your core too.
3. Gaiam Seat
If your child always needs to get those wiggles out, this sensory chair will help them do just that. The unique shape of this bouncy chair will cradle their body perfectly, and it can help improve your child’s posture too. It’s made for kids ages 5-8, and it offers more stability than traditional balance balls thanks to its special shape. From better focus to improved blood flow, this smart seat can do a lot.
4. Active Kids Chair by Studico
This chair will move with your child. It aids with concentrate and helps engage your child’s core, which will help their balance in the longterm. The chair has a soft cushion on the top, so your child will be comfy sitting for long periods of time. There’s a kids size, a preteen size and an adjustable size. The chairs come in six different colors.
5. Trideer Inflated Wobble Cushion
This wobble cushion can be placed directly on your child’s chair. It’s ergonomic and helps absorb your child’s energy as they work on homework or try to pay attention during class. It’s super portable. You as a parent might want to borrow it too, because it helps with back pain and helps improve balance. It comes in six bright colors.