The falling bubbles have a soothing and mesmerising effect, gravity will guide the coloured droplets down in slow motion helping to develop visual tracking skills.
The slow and rhythmic drops have a very appeasing effect and can help children with sensory or hyperactivity issues.
In group and circle time situations the timers can be used a calming distraction allowing children to regain focus. It can also be used as a countdown method to avoid frustration and outbursts from unexpected changes in routine.
Using the magnifying glass supports hyper – focus from a new angle, channelling their development.