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NightZone® Night Striker Bowling NightZone® Night Striker Bowling

Light Up Bowling!

Our Price:: $17.99
Animal Critter Puff Animal Critter Puff

Cute animal critter puffs to help with stress and concentration

Starting at: $2.00
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty - Mini Tin Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty - Mini Tin

Use as a stress ball, squeeze toy, or as therapy putty.

Our Price:: $2.89
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty - Sand & Surf Scented Mini Tin Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty - Sand & Surf Scented Mini Tin

Scented with hints of tropical vanilla, sweet coconut, and fresh ocean air

Our Price:: $2.89
Squishy Aniballs Squishy Aniballs

Squishy, cute & toss these!

Our Price:: $4.00
Sale Price: $3.00
Savings: $1.00
Don't Stress Meowt Kitties  Chubby Kitties Don't Stress Meowt Kitties Chubby Kitties

Cute squishy kitties to help with stress and concentration

Our Price:: $3.00
Colorful Caterpiller Colorful Caterpiller

Cute colorful caterpillers to help with stress and concentration

Starting at: $3.50
Loopeez & Loopeez Jr. are Sized for easy gripping and fine motor practice. The fidget toy that stimulates, and reduces stress Loopeez & Loopeez Jr.

The fidget toy that stimulates, and reduces stress!

Starting at: $3.89
Therasphere Anti-Stress Balls Therasphere Anti-Stress Balls

Flashing meteor anti-stress balls - light 'em up!

Our Price:: $3.99
Squeeze Banana Fidget Toy Squeeze Banana Fidget Toy

100% Satisfaction in the Squeeze Department!

Our Price:: $3.99
Stretchy Mice and Cheese Stretchy Mice and Cheese

You're sure to squeak with delight!

Our Price:: $4.00
Fidget Twist Ink Pen Fidget Twist Ink Pen

Hour of fidgeting fun with this working ink pen.

Our Price:: $4.49
Fidget Plot Twist Ink Pen Fidget Plot Twist Ink Pen

Hour of fidgeting fun with this working ink pen.

Our Price:: $4.49
Mini Squee-Z-Bubs Bubbles Mini Squee-Z-Bubs Bubbles

Cute little bubble critters!

Our Price:: $4.49
Stress-Less Gel Balls Stress-Less Gel Ball

Strengthen hands and fingers with this fun to squeeze gel ball.

Our Price:: $4.69
Happy Face Gel Stress Ball Happy Face Gel Stress Ball

Don't worry! Squeeze Happy! Brighten anyone's day with Happy Face.

Our Price:: $4.69
Squishy Peek-A -Boo Sloth Fidget Squishy Peek-A -Boo Sloth Fidget

Squeeze and Squish the Sloths In or Out of the Tree Stump

Our Price:: $4.89
Crazy Aaron's Scentsory Putty  - 2.75" Tin of Scented Putty Crazy Aaron's Scentsory Putty - 2.75" Tin of Scented Putty

Scented Thinking Putty!

Our Price:: $4.98
Playvision Zongo Ball Playvision Zongo Ball

Turns outside in!

Our Price:: $5.00
Big Top Squeeze Peanut Fidget Toy Squeeze Peanut Fidget Toy

Easy to Squeeze!

Our Price:: $5.00
Uncle Bubbles Bizzy Bubblz Uncle Bubbles Bizzy Bubblz

Create big clouds of tiny bubbles!

Our Price:: $5.00
Oidroids OiDroids - Pop Out & Build Robots

OiDroids are unique pop-out and build collectible robot characters!

Our Price:: $11.99
Sale Price: $5.29
Savings: $6.70
Poof Turbo Tunnel Ball Poof Turbo Tunnel Ball

Throw & watch it soar over 360 feet!

Our Price:: $12.99
Sale Price: $5.49
Savings: $7.50
calming fidget finger puzzle Brainwright QBoid - The 1-2-3 Pocket Puzzle

QBoid fits in your pocket and will keep you fiddling for hours!

Our Price:: $7.99
Sale Price: $5.99
Savings: $2.00
Tactile hand fidget that has unique set of buttons, switches, gears, rollers, spinners, and more! Great for back packs. Fiddle Faces

Faces that are fun to fiddle!

Our Price:: $5.99
Busy your fingers, focus your mind, and keep stress well in hand! Brainwright GYRINGS

Busy your fingers, focus your mind and keep stress in check!

Our Price:: $9.99
Sale Price: $6.59
Savings: $3.40
Brainwright Manifold - The Original Mindbender Brainwright Manifold - The Origami Mindbender

Start, Fold, Finish!

Our Price:: $8.99
Sale Price: $6.96
Savings: $2.03
4-Inch Therapy, Learn & Play Thumb Ball Game Thumballs for Social Learning - 4-Inch Therapy, Learn & Play Game

More than a ball! Throw it! Catch it! Respond to the panel under your thumb.

Our Price:: $10.99
Sale Price: $6.99
Savings: $4.00
Interactive card game for kids ages 8+. Sushi Go! is played over the course of 3 rounds. Each round, players are dealt out a number of cards to begin with. They simultaneously select one card and play it. Gamewright - Sushi Go!

The Pick and Pass Card Game!

Our Price:: $9.99
Sale Price: $7.29
Savings: $2.70
   
 

As children age, finding the perfect gift can grow in complexity. In this selection, you'll find a range of toys and games for pre-teen kids aged 9 to 12.
Looking for a small stocking stuffer gift today? Try a fun sensory toy for pre-teens, such as putty or morphing gel, designed to keep their hands busy at school or home. Each of our fidgets and chewies is designed with kids in this age group in mind.
Shop for the timeless favorites such as Aaron's crazy putty or pin art, or dive a bit deeper with products designed to help them get closer to achieving the skills they're capable of. Our selection of educational games for elementary and middle school students, is designed to help children practice social interactions, critical thinking, planning and more.

If you don't have children in this age group, you might be interested to know that during this time in a child's life, most will experience a strong desire to become much more independent. Many will look increasingly to their peers and social media for advice and a sense of belonging, and their social interactions will become much more significant around this time to create lasting impressions. By the time children enter junior high school, most will have explicitly expressed a need to make more decisions for themselves and the family unit, and taking on additional responsibilities often comes naturally at this age.

Children in this age group also regularly struggle with feelings of insecurity and self-esteem. Blending in and forming relationships becomes more difficult as kids age, particularly as kids begin to develop romantic interests in other boys and girls.
These developmental milestones are oftentimes not that much different for pre-teens with autism, aspergers or other learning or sensory disorders. For many children, this time marks the beginning of ongoing growing pains that will last well into their teens.
We offer a wide selection of tools to help kids achieve their full potential. Shop our complete selection of learning resources, skill building activities and social games for teens and young adults here.