We’ve been busy, very busy playing with our new favourite website… Pinterest. If you don’t know what Pinterest is yet then climb out from under that rock and let me share with you the wonderful world of pins and boards that is Pinterest.
Pinterest is all about collecting images (pins) of things that interest or inspire you and displaying them in categories (boards). You can then share your boards with others on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter and any other social network you are part of. Those of you who regularly use social media will know that the best way to get people to engage with any post is to attach something visual to it, this is what Pinterest plays on.
Pinterest is different to other social networks because the image comes first and this inspires the written content. This approach means that even if you don’t have much to say you can very quickly make your Pinterest account a visually appealing and “pinteresting” place to visit. We always find ourselves clicking on an interesting pin and disappearing down a virtual rabbit hole that leads to a board, that leads to a user profile, that leads to more pins and boards and more users… such is the pull of Pintrest.
Pinterest is a great way of sharing ideas and Rompa product assistant Tania has been creating boards around her passions and interests as an Occupational Therapist, so without further ado, lets dive in.
Tactile Sensory Input
Super Sensations! Here you will find loads of different tactile fun items! We select carefully considering different surface textures, shape, temperature, materials as well as items to use with other textures such as soil, sand, water, dough or clay.
Oral Motor & Chewing
Many different products that can be used to give more oral input such as texture, vibration, temperature or exercise muscles by blowing or sucking.
A wonderful range of different types of light. Glowing, Ultra Violet, Flashing, Soothing, Interactive, Sound Responsive… use them to alert or calm, for fun or therapy, for assessment or intervention.
A few simple components can create a real impact. Bubble tubes, fibre optics, padded bases and laser sky project combine to produce an interactive and immersive experience.
All of these items have a wonderful sound reward.
Useful for recovery and rehab.