The minion movement hair is the answer for children's seating anywhere there's a wiggle and giggle. Designed with an anti-burst exercise ball, these chairs will put a little bounce in how every child sits. The ball is covered in mesh fabric and also includes a pump.
Available in two sizes
Elementary: 17" H
MS - Adult: 23" H
Weight limit: 250lbs
Materials: Designed with a plastic ball, 100% polyester fabric, and 2MM thick steel legs
The pedal desk is designed specifically to put the brain and body into its most optimal learning state. Promotes Low intensity steady state movement (LISS), optimizes blood flow and oxygen to the brain, & Activates BDNF, coined "Miracle Gro" for the brain by Dr. John Ratey. BDNF activates the brain in the process known as neurogenesis- the growth of new brain cells. YES - using the pedal desk is actually growing new brain cells!
Pedal Desk Features:
Manufactured in the USA - Action Based Learning is the Manufacturer of the Original Pedal Desk. All Pedal Desks are steel welded and built for high frequency use in school settings. Desks are designed to hold up against even the most "active" students. Includes 10 yr direct from mfg extended warranty and factory direct pricing.
Designed specifically for early elementary children to support proper posture and movement appropriate for elementary age students. Pedal Circumference is critical for effective pedaling, and is designed specifically for the K-2nd grade age group. Although older and taller students may fit on this desk, the circumference of the pedal turn is smaller and designed specifically for shorter legs.
Silent, non distracting movement
Rear Foot Levelers can be adjusted for all floor types, and can accommodate uneven floors
Adjustable Seat Height
Adjustable Tabletop Height
Tabletop lies flat for reading & writing in the classroom
Optional Tabletop Upgrade: Swap out the standard blue for a whiteboard tabletop!!
Movement is user powered, there is no resistance on elementary pedal desks. Based on brain research, adding a certain level of exertion during the learning process can actually work to counteract the benefits of moving. The Pedal Desk for elementary students is designed to activate Low Intensity Steady State Movement (LISS). To learn more about LISS, view the Science and Research behind Action Based Learning)
Children with pedals under their desk can work their legs in a motion similar to a bicycle, while participating in classroom discussion, or doing their classwork.
Students participate in partner work. While one child pedals, their partner stands on a balance board on the opposite side of the pedal desk.
Teachers use the pedal movement to engage students in countless activities! Ex: Students answer questions during instruction by either pedaling forward, backward, pausing, speeding up, or slowing down pedaling! Start the morning off right with a brain booster! Have students warm-up their brains with a Walk & Talk session (suggested classroom activities provided by author Shoecraft, Lengel, Moize in ABL Books & Manuals)
#1 most popular desk in elementary classrooms
Outfit an entire classroom with multi-person pedal desks, and various movement stations or start with1 single pedal desk into your classroom & implement rotation schedule for all students to benefit from the movement!
Desk is user powered, making movement optional! Although rare, students not interested in moving, have the option to relax and listen in class.
Hearing a steady beat and keeping a steady beat develops the internal dialogue, that little voice inside your head.This inner dialogue starts around 3-5 years old by hearing/listening to human voices (talk, sing, pitch).Internal dialogue is necessary for acquiring receptive and expressive language.
These concepts aid the brain in auditory discrimination by sounding out letter sounds and words in a receptive language and discriminating words in spoken language.
This high top portable teacher stool is a great addition to our standing desks. One-on-one teaching is an exceptionally effective approach to instruction customized to the needs of the student. Adding our Teacher Stool will allow for one-on-one teaching in your classroom!
Dimensions: 25” x 25” x 47”
Sold Individually and upholstered in black for easy maintenance and cleaning.
KC-6 Scooter Stool
The scooter stool is a fun way to incorporate alternative seating in the classroom! It can be used underneath a traditional desk, under a standing desk, or by itself for reading! It allows the student comfort and freedom of movement within their desk area! The portability of the scooter allows teachers to rearrange their classroom with ease and even more to different classrooms with no problems.
W 17" X D 15" x H 20-25"
Commercial Grade Designed for High Frequency Use in Classroom Settings
5 1/2" height range adjustment
Pneumatic seat height adjustment allows for quick and easy adjustment students can do themselves!
Product weight: 12lbs
NEW Color options available
ABC Pathways Mat Package
#1 HIGHEST RATED Action Based Learning Tool
The ABC Pathways mat is designed to prepare our students brains to be ready for learning. The patented design works to relax, and refocus the brain, giving the child a chance to strengthen their self regulation skills, and reset to a peaceful state. As research shows, a child acting out, is a child calling out for help to cope with their current emotional state. Walking the ABC Pathways figure 8 pattern, creates a meditative rhythm that works to calm the brain waves and soothe the child. The movement is designed to help the child reset and refocus. ABC Pathways mat is used in Action Based Learning Labs, Classrooms, Hallways, and Libraries to give the student an opportunity to practice self regulation on the patented ABC Pathways Figure 8 symbol.
Movement Activities on the mat are endless, allow the student to learn the letters of the alphabet kinesthetically. Walking the ABC Pathways mat, the student is able to kinesthetically trace each letter of the alphabet, while strengthening gross motor skills, eye tracking, and cross lateralization - 3 foundations critical to learning.
Meet with your ABL Expert for a tour of a school near you! Checkout an Action Based Learning Lab or Kinesthetic Classroom in Action! Allows educators the opportunity to talk with principals, teachers (and students!) to learn more about ABL.