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Weighted Explorer's Vest

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Calming Weight and Pockets for Everything!

Be prepared for all of life’s adventures with our safari-style vest! Comfortable and stylish, our khaki cotton vest boasts many pockets inside and out. In addition to removable weights, stash your own chewies, fidgets and toys in the pockets. Perfect for kids who need proprioceptive input to calm and organize. Zipper and hook-and-loop closures encourage fine motor skill development. Use the zipper to open and close the vest and the hook-and-loop closure to open and close the pockets.

  • Provides proprioceptive feedback to help focus and self-regulate
  • Supports kids and adults with ADHD, sensory integration disorder or autism
  • Made by Fun and Function
  • Ages 2-12


Getting Started

Includes 2 lbs. of weight: four 1/4 lb. weights and two 1/2 lb. weights. Additional weights sold separately (see accessories). Weights are safely positioned in pockets inside the vest and can be added or removed. Learn about the calming benefits of weights and compression.

Use weighted products with guidance from a therapist. You may benefit from 20-30 minutes of wear each hour, or longer. Use with adult supervision.

Item # DR6286, DR6287, DR6288, DR6285
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  • "So many pockets! Keep your favorite chewies and fidgets close while enjoying the calming therapeutic benefits of wearing a weighted vest." - Debbie Kissel, Special Needs Product Director at Fun and Function
    • 100% cotton khaki vest with POM plastic "D" ring
    • 100% polyester hook and loop closure for all pockets
    • 100% cotton weights filled with steel pellets.
    • To wash vest, remove weights. Machine wash cold. Air dry.
    • Color: Khaki
    • Small: Holds up to 6 lbs. of weight
    • Medium, Large & X-Large: Each hold up to 11 lbs. of weight
    • Please note: Weights should be carefully and gradually adjusted for each person's needs. (5% of total body weight is a common standard. The total should never exceed 10-15% of total body weight.)

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    "Great product for SPED children. The design is more fun than the generic types."
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    Anita D
    Great vest!
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    "Great vest and my grandson loves it. I love that it looks like a fishing vest."
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    Kathy P
    Perfect fit!
    Fits perfectly and our grandson loves it
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    Looks great, affordable,well made, and my grandson loves it! To quote my grandson,"it helps me stay calm".
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    It looks great, and is well made. My grandson loves it. He is able to put it on by himself. He loves the pockets. What I like is it looks like regular clothing so he does not look out of place among other children. It is perfect.
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    Our kids fell instantly in love with this vest! It has so many pockets and they say it feels great on!
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    Ilana Danneman, Physical Therapist and Product Developer at Fun and Function
  • Answered Questions
    How much weight does it come with and what increments are the weights
    My boy is,a size 9 what size,do I order
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For safe play, select products for your child's developmental age, which can differ from chronological age. Consult with your pediatrician or therapist for guidance.

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