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Spinning, with the Gonge carousel, is one of the best activities to help children gain a sense of body awareness – and it is of particular benefit for children with autism – helping to stimulate the vestibular system which can be a soothing activity
The carousel seat is positioned at a slight angle which allows children to reach and propel themselves into a spin. The seat can also be set in motion by pushing with feet (especially in younger children)
The Gonge Carousel balance seat consists of a solid, moulded plastic seat on a steel disc mounted with a rotation joint
Designed for indoors and outdoors, the Gonge Carousel is a great source of vestibular stimulation for home, schools, or community centres.
Physical active play helps kids with coordination, balance, motor skills, and spending their natural energy.
Spinning can enhance sensory stimulation in the areas of touch, balance and feel. Decision making skills are improved as children must learn to think while in motion. The Carousel develops muscle integration and strength as the child has to grip and hold on as he/she spins. Their vestibular sense in combination with sight is stimulated and this also helps to improve balance.
The carousel also promotes social skill development such as social interaction (as children learn to take turns).
- For ages 3 to 10 years old
- Dimensions: H250 x D560mm
- Carousel can hold up to 75kg
- Steel base with rubber feet and comfortable seat
- No assembly required
I purchased this almost 2 weeks ago and had an issue, I contacted customer services and they have been amazing throughout the full process. 10/10 to this company as their staff care about customers and the products they buy. Would buy from this company again
I purchased this for my son who has autism and he's used it everyday since we've gotten it. He learned how to spin on it very quickly too, delivery was fast as it arrived 3 days after I placed my order which was late at night.
I previously left a review on the carousel and mentioned how there was a noise coming from it, customer service contacted me straight away to resolve the issue, outstanding service
My 3y/o autistic son loves to spin so I bought this in hopes it stops him spinning into my walls
He spends hours spinning on it ! Only issue I have is after about a weeks use I can hear something coming loose in it as he spins , I don't know if that's maybe from excessive use or not