Abilitations crayon pinwheel helps children hold and use crayons, with a dowel shape that holds four large crayons, and allows for quickly moving between colors. The pinwheel fits most large crayons for ease of use, and is made of durable wood with elastic bands for securing crayons. The pinwheel was designed for children with physical disabilities, who have difficulty picking up and holding a crayon without help, and includes an activity guide with suggestions for use. The pinwheel may be suitable for special needs, preschool, and early learning environments. The product contains latex.
Special needs products are designed to help improve sensory processing, positioning and mobility, fine motor, and language and communication skills for students with learning challenges. Fine motor products can help individuals improve fine motor skills (hand dexterity), eye-hand coordination, handwriting, self-help skills, such as dressing, and focus and concentration.
School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Childcraft, School Smart, and Speech Bin. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.