Buying Tinnitots products with your NDIS plan to Assist Childhood Development

Many of the products in the Tinnitots range are suitable for children receiving support through NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme). Tinnitots is not a registered provider for the NDIS. However, our range of sensory toys and indoor play gyms can support your child and help them grow. And depending on your NDIS plan, you can purchase Tinnitots products to help your child.

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Purchasing Toys Through NDIS

NDIS provides funding for products and services that support daily activities, therapeutic and sensory supports including behaviour support, modifications to your home and more. The NDIS can sometimes be tricky to navigate. And knowing what products or services you can purchase from which budget category is important.

Buying toys that assist with childhood developmental learning can typically fall under the capacity-building budget. For more detailed information on what may be right for your circumstances, you can visit the website page for support funded by NDIS.

If you have a Self Managed NDIS Plan, you can purchase items from our online store and we can provide a tax invoice for your claim. All Tinnitots places a strong emphasis on product safety and is made from high-quality materials.

For those with a Plan Managed NDIS plan, you can still purchase Tinnitots products for your child. Your Plan Manager will need to approve the invoice we provide you. Our NDIS page explains what to select at checkout when you purchase from our online store.

Tinnitots products are also used and recommended by speech therapists, occupational therapists, osteopaths, podiatrists, play therapists, and paediatric physiotherapists to assist children with a range of gross and fine motor skills, and sensory development.

If in doubt about what products you can purchase as part of your NDIS plan, contact your NDIS provider or plan manager for clarification. Or seek advice from your allied health professionals.

Choosing Sensory Toys to Help Your Child

Sensory toys for children are ones providing stimulation of one or more senses such as sight, sound touch and so on. They are used to assist with physical and behavioural development. 

Tinnitots have a range of sensory toys for children to help their development. These include sensory play mats, sensory busy boards and soft play toys. These sensory products are ideal for supporting children on the autism spectrum, as well as those with special needs or limited ability.

Some of our toys also help provide an environment and opportunities for improving social interactions between children. Playing together is one of the best ways to support children to develop social, emotional and communication skills. And to develop confidence to discover what they can do, rather than focus on a disability or what they cannot do.

Toys for Children and Adults with Autism

Our toys are designed to help kids play, develop their imagination and have fun. Children on the autism spectrum may prefer playing by themselves. Ideally the toy can help stimulate their senses by moving, spinning, making noise, vibrating or being tactile and interesting to touch. For children and adults with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) or ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), sensory boards provide a variety of activities that the child can control and seek sensory feedback. These toys are easy to handle and can assist with fine motor skills and hand dexterity.

Repetitive play is often observed in kids on the autism spectrum. Sensory boards have the potential for a variety of play options. Helping your child play with it in different ways will allow let them to have fun with you.

Tinnitots soft play collection of toys are also great for children and adults with autism. They are safe for both jumping around and physical styles of play and for fine motor skills play. These toys provide a sensory surface and several of our soft toys also include zips, laces and buckles. This enables fingers to explore the details of whatever interests them.

How Climbing Toys help kids with a Disability

All children like to play. Especially young ones as their brain and natural curiosity develops. A Tinnitots climbing frame or indoor gym with sensory ladder can assist with development of gross motor skills at home. This includes helping to improve your child’s balance, hand and foot coordination, ability to judge distances, and climbing skills.

Having frames designed for climbing provides an opportunity for a child with a disability to play with siblings or little playmates. We have Montessori inspired Pikler climbing frames for toddlers that are simple and fun to use. Our home play gyms can also be used by you and your child for a complete family fun gym.

For some children with behavioural challenges having a personal playground at home helps them do things they may not at the local park or even at playgroups. For example, kids on the autism spectrum may sometimes feel more inclined to play by themselves in a safe home environment than at kinder or primary school. Learning things at home and building confidence can lead to greater participation with others outside of home. In many cases, having a recognised disability doesn’t mean your child won’t be able to develop some degree of independence and self-reliance.

Early Childhood Approach to NDIS

The Early Childhood Approach­­­ is a way to access the NDIS for children from 0 to 6 years of age with developmental delay or disability. It provides information for childhood intervention support to help you and your child. This can help include your child in mainstream and community participation settings such as childcare and schooling.

This early intervention article explains the benefits of an early childhood approach. One of the key points is NDIS is there to support you and your child’s development and quality of life. The article also explains how ‘early intervention is the best way to support children with a disability or developmental delay’. And how early intervention provides faster access to support.

The Autism Awareness Australia website has a useful article about funding children through NDIS. The article mentions the need to be organised and patient, as there is a lot of information to gather and complete. But it is worth it to get individual support and a lifetime approach for your child.


At Tinnitots we support families with children no matter what their level of ability or behavioural challenges. We love supporting NDIS. And based on the fact that our products are recommended by therapists, we believe our products can help kids with developmental or additional learning needs.

Buying toys with your NDIS plans such as home play gyms, busy boards or sensory play mats does not need to be difficult. Please talk to your NDIS support person or allied health professionals. You can also get in touch with us and we can suggest what products may be suitable for your child.

Working together we hope to help all kids and improve their life quality no matter their circumstances or ability.

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Based on 97 reviews
Spin Discs Rotans Set

these are such a great addition to our playarea. my boys absolutely love them. They are well made. such a great fun piece for gross motor fun.

Great for sensory seekers!

My little one’s absolutely love them! Perfect for all ages including adult. Fast delivery and great communication ⭐️

Game changer !

My little one absolutely loves her Muffik mats ! We use in so many way !! Shower, playroom, outside that’s are fantastic for emotional regulation !

Amazing set of sensory mats

We have the medium set 1 of the Muffik sensory mats and everyone in the house loves them! It’s such a cool idea that you can arrange them however you like as a puzzle! You won’t be disappointed with this set!

Love it

So perfect

Family fun gym - Next Top
Leigh Mc
Brilliant Quality and so much fun!

Honestly such a sturdy and well built product! The kids are so drawn to it and I’m loving watching their confidence grow!! Little miss (almost 2) is very happy to have somewhere safe she’s allowed to live out love of her climbing!

Game changer for sensory lovers!

Both my boys are massive sensory seekers and they haven’t put these down since we got them! I know these are going to be so loved for years to come!

We have used both inside and out and i can wait to included them in sensory and small world play!

Wonderful for so many ages and even our dog seems to love them! 😂

100% recommend these!

Incredible product for the whole family to enjoy

My son has been loving our mats since they arrived. They are bright and colourful and the textures are so much fun to explore. Our hole family has loved walking over the different floors. They make for the perfect mess-free sensory experience!

Damaged feet

I have purchased your products on the advice of my podiatrist who has said that after ten years working in steel capped boots, my feat needed Vitamin T (Texture). I have found the mats to be very good, and suggest that any old blokes like myself who have crook feet chat to a podiatrist and then purchase some of your mats.

For Puppies too!

I provide puppy classes for club members. Part of socialisation is sensory learning, sights, sounds, sensations. Pups love them , puppy owners enthused to encourage their pups to walk all over them. Great experience for all. Will buy more!

Swedish Giant Wallbars - S7
Jolene Kattenberg
Occupational Therapy room

I am so impressed with the customer service from Tinnitots. All questions answered, quick delivery, and follow up. The equipment was relatively easy to put up. My engineer husband was very impressed by the quality of the product and how well it fit together. I am so looking forward to having my clients explore this equipment when they come to their session. I only ordered one mat, as I wanted to look at the quality before I ordered more. It is just perfect, so going to order another two asap.

Ninja Home Play Set
Bree Rogers

My 5yo is in love, swinging and climbing all day!

Couldn't Be Happier With Our Purchase!

We were pleasantly surprised upon opening our new climbing equipment with the exceptional quality of every item - it surpassed our expectations and we cannot fault it! The sturdiness, the paint quality, the feel of the grips on the ladder, even the scramble net and rope are such exceptional quality! I'm really pleased that Tinnitots have brought these amazing products to Australia. We couldn't find any other products that suited our needs, as well as looked as nice, and were as great quality online in Australia. I would highly recommend these to any families that have wriggly kids that need to move their bodies frequently: It's been a game-changer for us to have something like this indoors! Thomas at Tinnitots also provided wonderful and speedy customer service pre-and post purchasing, which has also been a delight! Thank you Tinnitots!!


This is such an adorable set and pairs perfectly with our larger mats. Great mix of textures and beautiful bright colours. Perfect for tummy time and encouraging baby to reach and feel the different textures. Fun and easy way for little hands to practice putting together puzzle pieces too. A really good option if you don’t have the space or money for the larger mats. Service from Tinnitots is always excellent.

I love the sensory play mats and use them with my Podiatry clients on a very regular basis, you're never too old to have fun with your feet!

Great quality and fast delivery. My little one absolutely loves exploring all the textures. Beautiful natural colour range


These Muffik sensory mats are incredible.
They are great quality and my son with additional needs loves them.
Tinnitots was a fast and reliable store to use, with great communication.

Highly recommend both the product and the companies.

Monkey Swings
Ally Watson
Great swing

The kids love this swing! They use it to sit, stand and swing multiple time during the day! They love that it can be adjusted to different heights! It’s a great addition to our monkey bars!

Best one

That is sensory mat I am looking for long time. Sensory mat is good for age from 6 months to 4 years old or even older who loves sensory. I brought this pack for my two boys, my old one is 4 years old, he loves it . He enjoys exploring different types of sensory mat. Also, I let me little one (4 months old)try it as to explore his world.

A fantastic tool for a professional creative arts therapist

The Roots Sensory Play Mats Set offers a high-quality and engaging play experience for people of all ages. The mats are durable, safe, and feature vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and various sensory elements. With its versatile range of themed mats, this set promotes cognitive development and fine motor skills while providing hours of educational fun. Building sensory awareness through our feet is the best way to ground ourselves and regulate our nervous system. Thank you.

Great sensory resource

I purchased a set of these to add to my collection of sensory resources for my family day care children. They absolutely love them - from putting the puzzle together to taking shoes off to walk over them. Some children even love to lay on them and feel the different textures. They are great quality and not too big for little hands to manoeuvre.

Swedish Wall frame S6

Very well made - the metal tubes are thick and sturdy which makes me feel confident that it will be long lasting. The fixings are of good quality too.

The instructions are not clear or easy to understand but with some tips from the Tinnitots YouTube channel, we worked it out.

Diamond Sensory Play Mats Set

Amazing and my boys went into a lull the seconds they touched the grass looking one they went still and laid on it. Dmwould not move from it

Enhancing Sensory Exploration and Development: A Review of the Medium Sensory Playmats Set 1

Title: Enhancing Sensory Exploration: The Medium Sensory Playmats Set 1 for Children with Disabilities

The Medium Sensory Playmats Set 1 is an exceptional eight-piece playset designed to assist children with disabilities in their sensory development. With a thoughtful combination of soft and firm surfaces, this playset offers a well-rounded sensory experience. The inclusion of soft short-haired pieces, like the Grass Soft and Dino Eggs Soft mats, provides a calming sensation, promoting motor skills and imaginative abilities. Firm pieces such as the Twister, Pebbles, Muffik, Seashells, Nuts, and Pinecones mats offer tactile stimulation, enhancing concentration, stability, and foot stimulation. The puzzle-shaped design and vibrant colors encourage active play, fostering creativity and problem-solving skills.


These mats are fantastic. Such high quality which provide a very soft landing. These mats make sure it’s a safe environment!