Kids chew on things - some more than others. The question is why!!
Dyan Robson from And Next Comes L provides some insight into this in her post.
Hexichews are one of the Hottest New Toys on the market! The brainchild of Chewigem, Hexichew is a chewable fidget that is fun to play with while increasing hand strength as well as improving fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination.
Hexichew provides oral sensory stimulation due to the bumps and ridges on the "arms" and is perfect for improving low muscle tone.
Another design feature is with 6 arms you can place your palm in the center of the Hexichew and a finger between each arm and give it a wobble and it provides a stimming sensation.
This fun Fidget...
We are often asked "Which Chewigem is best for my child?"
There is no simple answer as each child is different and their chewing needs will differ. At times the sensory need to chew will change from day to day depending on what is happening in the child's life at the moment!
So although we hesitate to recommend one Chewigem over the other, luckily with the wide range of age appropriate styles and colors, there is almost always a Chewigem for everyone.
We do have some guidelines that you as the parent or caregiver can...