A true step by step DIY tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket for your child with autism, ADHD, SPD. I'm sure can be adapted for lap pads, etc for Alzheimer's and mental illness also. Tap the link to check out sensory toys!
My half blanket weighs lbs in 5 x 5 squares with ½ cup weighted pellets and ¼ cup bean bag pellet (wish it was ½ and ½ cup). Hil's has x 5 squares with ⅓ cup weighted and ⅔ cup bean bag and is kinda light b/c I used the leftover pellets