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Is cork lighter than wood and is stone heavier than porcelain? How does wax feel, like styrofoam? How does felt smell like rubber? This Material Balancing Activity is a tactile way to have fun for older people. The 12 handy, equal-sized balls made of different materials invite you to feel and experiment. Players weigh the balls in their hands and estimate the weight before placing them on the scales. On each side of the bar there are 3 hollows in which the balls are safely located. Several balls can be placed on one side or the position of the balls can be varied.
SKU: MB752
£189.99

Is cork lighter than wood and is stone heavier than porcelain? How does wax feel, like styrofoam? How does felt smell like rubber?

This Material Balancing Activity is a tactile way to have fun for older people.

The 12 handy, equal-sized balls made of different materials invite you to feel and experiment.

Players weigh the balls in their hands and estimate the weight before placing them on the scales.

On each side of the bar there are 3 hollows in which the balls are safely located.

Several balls can be placed on one side or the position of the balls can be varied.

Set includes:

  • 1 ball each of styrofoam, wax, stone, rubber, cork, paper, beech wood, linden wood, wool pom pom, felt and porcelain
  • wooden storage box
  • instructions

Size: balance: (l) 50cm x (h) 12cm, balls: (dia_ 4cm, box: (l) 27cm x (w) 10.5cm x (d) 5.5cm.

See Balancing Duo game for similar fun.