Theraband

Theraband

A blue band tied around the legs of a chair, a yellow and a gray band flat on the floor.

What is it?

A stretchy band often used in physical therapy.

Where is it found?

Physical and Occupational Therapists might have therabands in their offices or sensory gym. Classroom Teachers might also have extras around the room.

How do I use it?

You can use it in activities that require some resistance. Another common use for therabands is to tie them to the bottom of a chair or desk for students to put their feet against and push/bounce as necessary. This gives sensory input and lets their feet stay busy.

Availability

Likely In Classroom

Needs it Addresses

Gross Motor, Fine Motor, or Cognitive Adaptive, Mood or Energy Related, Community Building Support