A stress ball is something fun to squish and squeeze in your hand. You don’t have to buy expensive stress balls to get all of the benefits, you can easily make this best Playdough Stress Ball DIY. Here you find how to make a stress ball and several reasons everyone should use them.
DIY Stress Ball
Stress Ball DIY
Stress Balls have so many uses and benefits. The main reason to use stress balls is they help to relieve stress as you poke and squeeze it. This helps to manipulate the fingers and acts as a form of exercise.
Making Stress Balls
What you will need to make your Stress Balls is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!
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How to Make a Stress Ball
It’s a little harder with one person, but it’s doable. If you have someone to help, have one person stretch the balloon and hold it open and another person push the pieces of playdoh inside the balloon.
When the balloon is full you’re ready to finish it up.
Release most of the air out of the balloon and tie the balloon knot.
Homemade Stress Balls
Do Stress Balls Help with Stress?
The answer is yes! By using a stress ball you are squeezing and releasing which helps you relieve tension and feel better.
Stress Ball Benefits
- Muscle tension
- Hand exercises
- Building hand muscles
- Carpal tunnel
- Stress relief
- Promote a sense of calm
- Increase focus and attention
Playdough Stress Balls
Squishy Stress Balls
Stress balls DIY are perfect for the classroom, home or office; they’re also great for teachers and homeschooling moms. Of course, they are also great for kids, and you can use them for fun gross motor activities.
Whether you’re in search of a stress reliever or a new fidget toy, these squishy balls are perfect. Smoosh, squash, squeeze, stretch, pull, and toss these stress balls until you feel better.
Stress Balls for Kids
Squishy stress ball relief is useful for all children and adults, but especially those with Autism, ADHD, ADD, OCD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and anxiety.
Simple Squishy Stress Ball Stress Reliever
It only takes a few simple supplies and you’ll have your own DIY stress balls.
How to Make Stress Balls
1. Remove playdoh from one container and break up in smaller pieces (about 4)
2. Have one person hold the balloon open and another person push the pieces of playdoh inside the balloon. Tie the opening in a knot.
3. Squeeze the balloon together so the individual pieces of playdoh mold back together.
4. Ready to squish and squeeze for a stress free day!
If you find your child has poked a hole in one or a little bit of playdough is starting to come out through the hole, cover it with another balloon and you are good to go.
Stress Balls help promote a sense of peace and calm as well as reduce stress and anxiety and can increase focus and attention.
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Are you ready to make stress balls that you can squeeze, squish, toss and stretch? Have fun!