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Sensory Education have a wide range timers and clocks are ideal for teaching time and time management to individuals with special needs.
The visual timers provide the ability to judge how much time is left without having to know how to tell time.
These products are ideal for special needs applications such as students with ADD, ADHD, autism, etc.; counseling situations; occupational and physical therapy sessions; stroke and brain injury rehabilitation

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£69.99
1 Minute Giant Sand Timer Stool
This enormous stylish 1 minute sand timer stools acts as a seat and timing device! Just like a standard egg timer, it is simply rotated to set the sand flowing through the device and to time events.
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£8.45
1 minute sand timer
Our colourful 1 minute sand timer provides a highly visual way to measure time.Each 1 minute sand timer has been tested for accuracy and features a giant, easy-view design that’s ideal for classroom use.
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£69.99
10 minute Giant Sand Timer Stool
This enormous stylish 10 minute sand timer stools acts as a seat and timing device! Just like a standard egg timer, it is simply rotated to set the sand flowing through the device and to time events.
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£8.45
10 minutes sand timer
Large orange 10 minutes sand timer with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds.  For easy identification each timer is colour coded. Sand timers are perfect for use in games and timing experiments.
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£47.95
11 Piece Time Exploration Kit
Each product within this Fun Time Exploration Kit allows you to explore time passing in several different ways and methods which is sure to captivate a children's attention. Colourful and attractive children will love to explore how the timers work and will find it addictive to watch the gel or sand falling through the timers.
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£8.45
15 minutes sand timer
Virtually indestructible 15 minute sand timer with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds. For easy identification each sand timer is colour coded. Perfect for use in games, accurate event timing and experiments.
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£8.45
2 minute sand timer
2 Minute large sand timer with moulded end caps and thick surrounding walls Perfect for use during games and transition times. The 2 minute timer provides the ability to judge how much time is left without having to know how to tell the time. They can assist with anxiety levels and help with transition times. Great for those who have trouble finishing an activity or for helping to build up time on task.
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£89.99
21 Piece Bumper Sensory Liquid Timer Kit
Turn these colourful liquid timers over and watch droplets tumble and bounce to the bottom, bubbles float to the top and fat spherical droplets walking in a line down a spiral staircase. Supplied as a jumbo set of 21 liquid sensory timers.
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£62.99
23 Piece Awesome Visuals Sensory Kit Bag
Our amazing Visual Sensory Kit Bag is a fantastic collection of Visual Resources which help children with Visual Exploration and colour recognition through the world of play. A fantastic group play resource.
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£69.99
3 Minute Giant Sand Timer Stool
This enormous stylish 3 minute sand timer stools acts as a seat and timing device! Just like a standard egg timer, it is simply rotated to set the sand flowing through the device and to time events.
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£8.45
3 minute Sand timer
These Large 3 minute Sand Timers with moulded end caps and thick surrounding walls are durable enough for the classroom, clinic or home. For easy identification each 3 minute timer is colour coded and they’re perfect for use in games, timing experiments and as a behavioural tool.
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£13.99
3 Pack Heart Liquid Timer
Fall in love with liquid motion timer toys. The Heart Drop Liquid motion timer is cute, lovable, fun and a super stress reliever. Flip it over to watch the beautifully colored liquid flow down from the top to the bottom.
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£19.95
3 Pack Sensory Glitter Storm
These contain beautiful shimmering gold, silver and blue glitter in clear liquid, turn them or shake them to see the sensory glitter storm move quickly and then how it slows right down, captivating and fascinating!
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£19.95
3 Pack Sensory Ooze Tube
These sensory ooze tubes contain thick gloopy jelly in blue, pink and green that slowly oozes and spirals to the bottom creating a stunning visual effect. Watch as the Ooze tubes mesmerise children and adults alike, why not put them onto a light panel for some amazing sensory fun.
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£8.45
30 minutes sand timer
Virtually indestructible 30 minute sand timer with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds. For easy identification each timer is colour coded. Perfect for use in games, accurate event timing and experiments.
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£8.45
30 seconds sand timer
30 second sand timer with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds,Ideal for children and adults for improved and managed time keeping. It is a very effective visual prompt that helps improve concentration whilst supporting teachers with time management activities.
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£4.79
4 Colour Liquid Timer
Four cells of brightly-coloured oil which drip and slide up and down between the cells as the timer is turned over, creating multiple squares of translucent colour and providing a fascinating visual experience.
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£97.99
4 Pack Mega Sand Timer Kit
This pack of 4 various timed Mega Sand Timers with moulded end caps and thick surrounding walls are durable enough for the classroom, clinic or home. For easy identification each timer is colour coded and they’re perfect for use in games, timing experiments and as a behavioural tool.
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£69.99
5 minute Giant Sand Timer Stool
This enormous stylish 5 minute sand timer stools acts as a seat and timing device! Just like a standard egg timer, it is simply rotated to set the sand flowing through the device and to time events.
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£8.45
5 minute Sand Timer
Virtually indestructible 5 minute sand timer with moulded end caps and thick wall surrounds. For easy identification each sand timer is colour coded. 5 minute Sand Timers are perfect for use in games, accurate event timing and experiments.
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£23.95
6 Pack Sensory Rainbow Cascade
When turned upside down the Sensory Cascase timers provide a variety of ways for the droplets to fall or rise. The sets will captivate and fascinate and are an ideal resource for quiet focus, as well as inspiring curiosity, developing creative language and understanding simple scientific principles.
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£52.20
6 Pack Special Needs Sand Timer Kit
This pack of 6 Large Sand Timers with moulded end caps and thick surrounding walls are durable enough for the classroom, clinic or home. For easy identification each timer is colour coded and they’re perfect for use in games, timing experiments and as a behavioural tool.
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£131.95
All In One Learning Disc Set
This comprehensive learning disc set has 3 sets of interactive play and learning materials designed to teach children about multiple concepts.
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£18.95
Answer Lights
These answer lights come in a set of 4 and have provided tons of excitement to many different classroom activities. The lights have 4 different colours and each light is labeled with a letter or a number. They are great for counting syllables, letter sounds, and multiple choice questions.
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£1.99
Bubble Liquid Timer
Our highly attractive crystal clear sensory liquid sets contain colourful mineral oil and water in a range of designs. When turned upside down they provide a variety of ways for the droplets to fall or rise. The sets will captivate and fascinate and are an ideal resource for quiet focus, as well as inspiring curiosity, developing creative language and understanding simple scientific principles.
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£97.99
Bug Beanbag
This large cushion is made from durable water-repellent fabric and is ideal for taking outside to meet real ladybirds. The perfect bean bag cushion for both indoor and outdoor use.
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£97.99
Bumble Bee Large cushion
This large cushion is made from durable water-repellent fabric and is ideal for taking outside. Wipe clean with ease.
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£103.95
Calm Sensory Buddy Set
A fine selection of sensory toys and lights chosen because of the unique properties each item provides to your child's sensory input regime. From Light to massage through to tactile play and visual resources, this kit has something for all of the senses.
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£24.99
Carry around Timer Kit
Set of 5 colour-coordinated larger timers perfect for teachers or therapists, all the sand timers come supplied in a handy carry case perfect for moving around.
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£249.99
Childrens Stackable Cots Set of 6
A set of 6 brightly coloured cot beds, stackable and great for saving space These cot beds are ideal for Nurseries and for young children.
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£14.99
Classroom Clock Kit
This great value classroom kit is the perfect introduction to the concept of analogue time. All clocks are geared and feature colour-coded hour and minute hands for easy differentiation. Ideal for whole class time-telling activities. ​​​​​​​
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£15.00
Daily Schedule Chart
Display the daily schedule for all to see and with the use of visual aids make the day easier for children to understand and cope with.
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£79.99
Desk Timers Starter Kit 6 pack
This kit is ideal for setting time limits for activities and keeping children with concentration difficulties focused on the task. Set of electronic and sand timers for use in visual and audible timing. Ideal for setting time limits for activities and keeping children with concentration difficulties focused on the task. A variety of components, to help you choose the right one.
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£7.49
Digital Timer
Include this teaching aid in your classroom. It's a great visual aid for helping students use their time productively and classroom management. It's also ideal for keeping track of brain break activities and other timed exercises. Keep all your children on the right path and get the most out of every school day with this Chunky timer​​​​​​​.
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£4.49
Double Colour Liquid Timers
These double coloured, liquid timers are excellent for exploratory play. They are an open ended resource that encourages inquiry based learning.
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£5.49
Dual Zig Zag Liquid Timer
Highly decorative and appealing,children and adults alike will love this. Turn it over and watch the little colorful liquid bubbles roll down and around the smiley face turning wheels … It’s surprisingly mesmerizing!
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£24.95
Educational Advantage Time Teacher Manual Clock
Time Teachers Manual Clock. Enables children to progress from simple to more advanced time concepts. Polydron products are proudly designed in the UK. Polydron operates to ISO 9000-2000 standards and all products are independently tested to the European toy safety standard EN71. Polydron is the winner of the prestigious Dr Toy "Best Classic Toys", a What Toy Award winner, a British Design Council Award winner and a Spiel Gut Award winner. Polydron products are also recommended by the Parents' Choice Foundation.
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£32.95
Fun and Focus Sensory Kit
A selection of sensory resources, each with their own unique way of encouraging focus and concentration.
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£4.49
Heart Drops Liquid Motion Timer Toy
Fall in love with liquid motion timer toys. The Heart Drop Liquid motion timer is cute, loveable, fun and a super stress reliever.
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£10.49
Jumbo Ooze Tubes
Watch the liquid slowly flow down the Jumbo Ooze Tube to calm and relax. A visually interesting way to watch the passage of time, approximately fifteen minutes depending on the temperature. The ooze tube is sure to be a classroom favorite!
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£174.99
Jumbo Timers Class Set of 30 Timers
Large clear digital display, times up or down in 1 second increments. Maximum time 99 mins 59 seconds. Integral stand and magnet mount, on/off switch.  Class set (30 timers) supplied in a Gratnells tray with lid and foam insert as shown in images.
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£18.95
Large Sensory Bubble Timer Set of 4
Each Liquid Timer contains a reservoir at either end from which a coloured, viscous liquid drips when turned over, in a wonderfully soothing and calming manner. The regular feed of little globules of liquid slide and drop down a series of curving ramps until they finally pool in the base, at which point the timer can again be turned over again, and the process started all over again.
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£24.95
Mega Sand Timers
These Mega sand timers are probably the largest sand timers in existence at 300mm in height. They are visually stunning and perfect for use in a classroom setting. 
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£39.95
Mega Timer
Jumbo sized Timer measuring 10" x 7" with a number of great additional functions. Powerful backlight enables the large display to be seen at the back of the class.
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£77.95
Movement in Time Exploration
Each product within this Movement In Time Exploration Kit allows you to explore time passing in several different ways and methods which is sure to captivate a children's attention.
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£4.99
Penguin Liquid Timer
Liquid-filled hour glass containing a pair of bobbing penguins. Flip it over to make the blue liquid slowly cascade from the top section to the bottom, slowly causing one penguin to rise as the other sinks. Each end of the hourglass has a jewel-like shape, giving it an ornate appearance that's different to most toys and novelties of this nature. The effect is almost hypnotic to watch, making it a fun desk novelty that's perfect for home or office use. 13cm Tall
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£17.49
Pop up Partition
This barrier is an essential piece of equipment that can be used in the classroom and placed between pupils to play barrier games or encourage independent working.
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£27.95
Portable Magnetic Time Tracker
This timer is perfect for helping children keep track of time. Easy to programme, the green, yellow and red sections track time from one minute to 24 hours. The lights and sounds help students visualise and hear how much time remains.
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£349.99
Pretend Play Kitchen Set
Little chefs will find everything they need to for making lunch or dinner and to complete the home corner is a washing machine with soap/bubble effect.
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£24.95
Primary Timers Pack of 6
You’ll find many uses for these timers, tracking classroom activities, assessing fluency, measuring elapsed time and more.
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£3.49
Robot Tooth Brush Timer
Robots sure are helping us more and more these days, they can even advise how long you should clean your teeth for! Just flip over the sand timer in this robot's hand and start scrubbing away at your gnashers
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£3.49
Sand timer mini 1 minute pack of 5
Help children grasp a sense of time with these classroom essentials sand timers supplied as a pack of 5 timers all of which countdown 1 minute in time. Alternative to stop clocks for a demonstration of the passing of time.
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£3.49
Sand timer mini 3 minutes Pack of 5
Help children grasp a sense of time with these classroom essentials sand timers supplied as a pack of 5 timers all of which countdown 3 minute in time. Alternative to stop clocks for a demonstration of the passing of time.
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£3.49
Sand timer mini 30 Seconds Pack of 5
Help children grasp a sense of time with these classroom essentials sand timers supplied as a pack of 5 timers all of which countdown 30 seconds in time. Alternative to stop clocks for a demonstration of the passing of time.
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£3.49
Sand timer mini 5 minutes Pack of 5
Help children grasp a sense of time with these classroom essentials sand timers supplied as a pack of 5 timers all of which countdown 5 minute's in time. Alternative to stop clocks for a demonstration of the passing of time.
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£3.79
Sand timer mini mixed pack
Robust colour coordinated pack of 3 mini sand timers with 1 minute,3 minute and 5 minute sand timers giving accurate interval times.
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£6.49
Sand timer Mixed Pack of 5
Robust colour coordinated pack of 5 midi sand timers with 30 seconds,1, and 2 minute,3 minute and 5 minute sand timers giving accurate interval times.
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£15.00
Scheduling Pocket Chart
The Scheduling Pocket Chart is perfect for all your classroom scheduling needs—class schedule, homework, and centers! It can also be used to display vocabulary lists, to reinforce numbering lessons, for sequencing, and for time-telling activities.
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£4.49
Sensory Colour Timer
These timers will provide a visual count down to the end of an activity and can be used in daily routines and can be used in any setting including at home.
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£4.99
Sensory Dual Colour Liquid Timer Runner
Turn these colourful liquid timer tubes upside down and watch the two streams of liquid cascade to the bottom to show the passage of time, a dynamic that will captivate and fascinate. Our highly attractive crystal clear sensory liquid sets contain colourful mineral oil and water in a range of designs. When turned upside down they provide a variety of ways for the droplets to fall or rise. The sets will captivate and fascinate and are an ideal resource for quiet focus, as well as inspiring curiosity, developing creative language and understanding simple scientific principles.​​​​​​​
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£4.49
Sensory Jump Bean Timer
Highly attractive transparent colour sensory shapes which use the flow of oil and water droplets to show the passage of time, a dynamic that will captivate and fascinate. Turn any of these large colourful shapes upside down to release droplets that tumble and bounce to the bottom.
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£24.95
Sensory Large Sand Timer 1 Minute
These 1 minute Mega sensory sand timers are probably the largest sand timers in existence at 300mm in height. They are visually stunning and perfect for use in a classroom setting. 
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£24.95
Sensory Large Sand Timer 2 Minute
These 2 minute Mega sensory sand timers are probably the largest sand timers in existence at 300mm in height. They are visually stunning and perfect for use in a classroom setting. 
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£24.95
Sensory Large Sand Timer 3 Minute
These Educational 3 minute Mega sensory sand timers are probably the largest sand timers in existence at 300mm in height. They are visually stunning and perfect for use in a classroom education setting. 
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£24.95
Sensory Large Sand Timer 5 Minute
These 5 minute Mega sensory sand timers are probably the largest sand timers in existence at 300mm in height. They are visually stunning and perfect for use in a classroom setting. 
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£2.29
Sensory Liquid timer
Highly attractive transparent colour sensory shapes which use the flow of oil and water droplets to show the passage of time, a dynamic that will captivate and fascinate
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£44.95
Sensory Starter Visual Kit
Be rewarded with a Visual reward with each and every part of this fantastic Sensory Visual Kit. Be amazed by colours or effects and relax whilst watching the visual effect which creates a calming and relaxing atomsphere.
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£3.99
Smiley Wheel Liquid Timer
They are really easy to use. Your child simply turns them upside down and watches the colored bubbles simultaneously walk down the wheel staircase to the bottom of the tube. The action of the liquid showers can stimulate visual learning with regards to colours and the passing of time.
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£12.99
Sparkly Worries and Wonders Circle Time Bag
Hang in your classroom and get children to write their worries or questions on paper and place in the bag, then during circle time or quiet time pick the questions out of the bag and discuss with your class. You could also use this soft and sparkly bag for History Mystery, Early Years sensory activities, as a name selector or as a feely bag for a range of games and activities.
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£4.95
Spiral tube timer
The colourful liquid drop slowly down a series of curving ramps to finally settle in the reservoir at the bottom of the tube. A fantastic focal point for children and a great way to calm children using a visual tool.
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£24.99
Stop Light Wall Chart
Display the daily schedule for all to see and with the use of visual aids make the day easier for children to understand and cope with.
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£21.95
Teaching Clock
By turning the dial, 6 alternative faces appear: 24 hour, roman numerals, minutes, words, fractions - and there is even a blank space to write on! The internally-sprung hands move independently so that time before and after the hour can be shown without the hour hand moving.?
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£29.99
Time activity mat
Reinforce time-telling skills by playing engaging games! Invites students to roll the cubes, then place the plastic hands or position themselves on the mat to show the time they have rolled. This activity mat reinforces time-telling in 5 minute increments. There is also a time number line along the bottom of the mat for elapsed time activities. 
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£36.99
Time Timer Audible
It’s easy to time classroom activities with an ingenious timer that actually shows students how much time is left! Just slide the red dial to select the amount of time you want to track, then watch as it slowly disappears—and beeps when time is up!
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£15.99
Time Tracker
Count down with the Time Tracker Mini. Two dials allow you to select the total alarm time and a warning time that are customized with a flashing light and sound effect.
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£24.95
Time Tracker Large
It's never been easier or more fun to keep children on track with this unique electronic timer. Program easily with green, yellow and red sections and 6 sounds to indicate the time allotted. With 180° viewing, it teaches time management.
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£81.95
Tummy Time Chubby Mirror and Semi Circle Mat
Our "Chubby" rounded edge 500mm x 1100mm safety mirror pairs with a 1.2m x 25mm thick semi circle mat covered in wipe clean anti-bacterial phthalate free PVC
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£12.95
Turn and tell clock
The detailed clock face has large red numbers to match the hour hand, small blue numbers to match the minute hand, and a segmented color disk to help kids visualize "quarter past" and "half past."
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These timers and clocks are ideal for teaching time and time management to individuals with special needs. Visual timers provide the ability to judge how much time is left without having to know how to tell time.
These products are ideal for people with special needs such as those with ADD, ADHD, autism, etc and also a great resource for occupational and physical therapy sessions, stroke and brain injury rehabilitation and within the class room.

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