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Soft Weighted Lap Pad and Friend
Meet Heavy Herbert, a plush weighted companion adored by children. Hug, lift and carry Herbert for heavy work. Place on lap to improve concentration during circle time and study time. Supports sensory integration and helps kids socialize too!
- Provides sensory input and friendly companion for travel, transitions and therapy activities
- Supports children with ADHD, sensory processing disorder or autism
- Made by Fun and Function
- Age 3+
Ideas for Use
A lovable weighted doll, Herbert listens well when children read or talk to him in bed and provides a calming weight to children throughout the day. He also loves help kids practice eye contact! He can travel with your child to school or the clinic, to visit friends and relatives and back home again.
Weighted products are terrific for helping children with large motor control and motor planning as well as with processing sensory information. Weight acts like a filter, helping the nervous system integrate information more efficiently.Download Guidelines for Safe Use
Use with adult supervision. Never place in crib with infant; do not use with small children. Never cover face nor restrict child’s movement.
- Weighs 5 lbs.
- Polyester filled with small stones
- Surface wash. Air dry.
ExcellentHeavy Herbert was received by my Grandson with open arms and is a great companion for him. He's sleeping with HH since he arrived. Thank you.Read MoreI Love HerbertWhen I'm stressed out or sad it's nice to have a heavy weight around like Herbert. It's comforting to sit with him in my favorite easy chair.Read MoreHe's a bit different, but that's why kids love him!Just what we needed. He is great for homework,long car rides, and much more...Read MoreHeavy HerbertIt is a different toy that is interesting for children. So far my son likes it.Read MoreWe love Herbert!We've given him a full name and he's become part of the family. It really helps with carpet time at school. My son needs weighted support but is very against weighted vests. Herbert gives the support but is different, visually, which makes it great!Read MoreHe goes everywhere!We have Herbert and the kid's LOVE him. I will find him often in the center of a small reading group, sitting in a wagon being pulled around, and once he was sitting next to one of the little kids at the dinner table! I put him away with the toys and he is the first thing they all go for. We love Herbert!Read MoreHeavy HerbertI met Heavy Herbert at the AOTA conference in Indianapolis. He is the size and weight of a bag of flour. He feels really good in your arms and is just right for snuggling into a lap. The goofy face and bright colors are appealing. I highly recommend him.Read More
Answered QuestionsWhen using Heavy Herbert in a preschool, where different children will be handling Herbert, is there a recommended method to clean, wash, or disinfect him?