By Anna Hazard
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Part 2 : Pre-Made
Whether it's at school, at the office, or during any of the other myriad times when stress or anxiety may rear it's ugly head, the use of stress relief toys has become quite popular. Caregiving with its many responsibilities is a well known source of much worry and thus tension relieving activities and objects are often prescribed. Patients and loved ones who are sick, disabled, or otherwise frail enough to require specific caregiving can also be under a great deal of stress.
The following stress relief toys & objects would be good for use with with caregivers or for those seniors who tend to fidget with their hands or would otherwise benefit from tactile or other sensory stimulation. Many DIY versions would also make good craft activities for seniors, children, or the whole family depending upon the exact level of hand dexterity & technique required.
While many tutorials are only available in only one style or another, some tutorials include video demonstrations as well as written instructions.
Do It Yourself
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